Recent Blog Posts

  • Removing Ticks From Your Pets

    August 1, 2015
    Ticks are disgusting little insects that survive by sucking blood from their hosts, often times from your four-legged friend. Here are some tips to get that pestering tick out: You should check your animal pretty regularly to see if it has ticks on it.
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  • Friendliest Dog Breeds for a Family Lifestyle

    August 1, 2015
    When choosing a pet, it is very important to consider the compatibility between your home situation and the tendencies of the animal you would like to own.
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  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    July 1, 2015
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • Is The Swimming Pool Safe For Your Pets?

    July 1, 2015
    The pool is a great place for your family and pets to spend their summers. It’s the perfect solution to cooling down, soaking up some sun, and having lots of fun. However, like with small children, your dog can potentially be at risk of getting hurt if not properly supervised.
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  • Summer Tips For Your Pet

    June 1, 2015
    We all love spending those long summer days outdoors with our pets. Let’s face it, they’re our furry companions and wherever we go, they go too. Keep in mind that like humans, not every pet can stand the heat.
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  • Finding Ideas To Make A Great Pond

    June 1, 2015
    Sometimes finding the perfect idea for the pond you want is not the easiest thing to do. This blog is meant to give you some good ideas on where to look:Books and MagazinesYou may have already thought of this option but it is probably the most accessible one.
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  • Making A Backyard Goldfish Pond

    May 1, 2015
    Ponds can be an excellent added element to your garden, but adding goldfish to it gives a whole other dimension. It will be nice to have the just the pond, but it’s also nice to see some wildlife in it.
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  • Where Does Your (Water) Garden Grow?

    May 1, 2015
    Water gardens, or garden pools, are a popular addition to home landscapes that create a unique focal point for any yard. They bring the universally appealing sight and sound of water to your living space.
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  • Feeding a Goldfish

    April 1, 2015
    While it may seem like a really easy thing to do, feeding a goldfish is not as easy as it appears. Here is an effective way to feed a goldfish:Choosing foodWhen you go to a pet store to buy food, ask an employee for a recommendation of the food you should buy based on goldfish.
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  • Helping Your Pet Reptile Through Climate Changes

    April 1, 2015
    The increasing popularity of pet reptiles means one can find them all over the world—finding homes in environments they would never survive in naturally. As the owner of a reptile, it is your responsibility to construct a substitute environment that still meets all of your reptiles' needs.
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  • How To Fight Red Algae In Your Aquarium

    March 1, 2015
    Red Algae, also known as red slime algae, is actually not an algae at all. It is a cyanobacteria. It’s fully photosynthetic, and can be extremely difficult to manage once it gets out of hand.
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  • The Best Ways To Change The Water In Your Aquarium

    March 1, 2015
    A good aquarist knows that part of owning an aquarium involves periodic water changes. This helps reduce the pH and nitrate level, which keeps your fish healthier. How should you change the water in your aquarium?
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  • What To Do When Your Fish Are Always Hiding

    February 1, 2015
    Being a fish and pond owner is all about having the chance to relax and watch your fish enjoy its watery home. However, there is nothing more frustrating than skittish fish. Skittish fish will dart away at the first hint of movement or worse, perpetually stay in the shadows of the pond.
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  • What You Need To Know About Saltwater Aquariums

    February 1, 2015
    Saltwater aquariums are neat because they allow you to keep colorful, tropical fish in your home or office. If you have ever seen one up close, you will know what I’m talking about.
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  • Saltwater Vs. Freshwater Aquarium

    January 1, 2015
    It’s tough to choose between saltwater and freshwater aquariums. They both come with many advantages and disadvantages. There are also many differences in terms of setups, costs, maintenance, and types of fish.
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  • Pet-proofing a Room for Small Animals

    January 1, 2015
    Your small pets such as ferrets, guinea pigs and hamsters like to stretch their legs every once and a while. However, before you let your little fuzzy buddy go, you need to make sure that the room is safe for him to roam around.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    December 1, 2014
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 1, 2014
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • Avoiding Accidents Inside: Urine Trouble For Pets

    November 1, 2014
    It’s a tough pill to swallow sometimes. Every pet owner has been through this scenario. You come home after a long day at work and you see that your pet has had a urine accident inside your home.
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  • Keeping Your Pet Entertained Indoors

    November 1, 2014
    As days grow shorter and colder, it may be necessary to keep pets indoors for their safety and comfort. A pet that is used to being outdoors, however, may become stressed and bored inside, which can lead to mood changes, destructive behavior, and poor health.
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  • Follow These Steps If Your Pet Has an Anxiety Problem

    October 1, 2014
    Most pet owners are convinced that their furry family members have feelings, too. Fans of the animal-free lifestyle often express their skepticism, but proof of animals' emotions is well-documented.
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  • Dry Vs. Canned Food

    October 1, 2014
    Many people will argue that canned food is better for your pet than dry food. The bottom line is that your pet’s nutrition is a priority for you.
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  • What We Need To Know About Feeding Dogs Table Scraps

    September 1, 2014
    Feeding your dog table scraps is a topic of mixed feelings in the pet community. Most vets and owners will argue that for no reason whatsoever you should feed your dog table scraps while others will claim that it’s okay in moderation. Some will even say it’s perfectly fine.
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  • How To Stop Or Minimize Excessive Shedding

    September 1, 2014
    One of the greatest hardships as a pet owner is dealing with unwanted hair in your home. Nearly every dog or cat no matter what their age sheds. Some breeds shed more than others, but all pets will do it.
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