Miscellaneous

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Animals Have Feelings Too

Neuroscientists have tried to determine if animals have feelings or emotions. This article explores this topic and discusses several examples. Some of the opinions of the neuroscientists are also covered.

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7 Pet-Friendly Indoor Plants to Start Using in Your Home Today for Cleaner Air Tomorrow

Which house plants are safe for my dog or cat? There are many dog-safe house plants and cat-safe indoor plants that add greenery and beauty to your home while helping to clean the air and keep your indoor air quality high.

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Are You a Dog or a Cat Person? It May Influence Your Career!

Is your pet preference really a reflection of your attitude and personality? And how does being a dog or cat person influence your career choices? Learn what your pet choice says about your future career.

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155 Clever Matching Names for Your Pets

Matching or paired names are a fun way to give your pets unique monikers and identities. Drawn from popular culture, sports, arts, and entertainment, this list includes names appropriate for dogs, cats, fish, birds, goats, turtles, and other furry and feathered friends.

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Species-Specific Coronavirus in Dogs and Cats

Many species including dogs and cats can acquire coronaviruses, but these types are species-specific and different from COVID-19. Learn about coronavirus in other species.

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58+ Star Trek Pet Names

Here are 58 Star Trek-themed names to call your pet.

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What Is a Sploot and Why Do Dogs and Cats Do It?

If you've noticed your dog or cat lying on their belly with their hind legs stretched out behind them instead of tucked underneath their torso, there is nothing to worry about. This adorable position is called "splooting" and it is perfectly normal.

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How to Become an RVT or Licensed Veterinary Technician

So you love animals and want to work with them professionally? Here are some tips from a registered veterinary technician (RVT) to help you follow your dream.

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500+ Cute and Clever Names for Pairs of Pets

Whether you are getting two dogs, cats, or another set of pets, here are 500+ clever and funny related names for pairs of pets, including famous duos in fiction and cartoons, foods and drinks that go well together, and more.

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What Is Demodectic Mange (Demodex) in Dogs and Cats?

Demodex is a genus of parasitic mites that live in or near the hair follicles of mammals. Demodex is associated with the development of patchy hair loss and/or mild to severe dermatitis (mange) in dogs and sometimes cats.

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How to Remedy Ear Mites in Pets

If the pets in your household are frequently scratching their ears, they may very well have an ear mite infestation. Learn how to remedy this situation.

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Marvel Names for Dogs and Cats: Superhero and Villain Pet Names

Rogue, Viper, Wolverine—if you want to give a Marvel name to your cat or dog, there are plenty to choose from!

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Cute Pet Names for Your New Animal Friend

If you've just gotten a new pet that's as adorable as can be, it's your responsibility to pick out a name that is just as adorable and cute.

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Badass Pet Names for Your Killa Companion

Coming up with an intimidating, badass name for your new pet is essential if you want to earn some respect.

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Meet the World's Oldest Pets

Join me on a journey across the globe in search of only the most geriatric of pets. Here we shall meet some truly shocking record breakers.

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Why Do Dogs and Cats Eat Grass? Three Theories

This article explores several theories about why cats and dogs eat grass. You may even be wondering, can humans eat grass? How do cows process grass?

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Common Expressions About Animals

There are hundreds of common expressions about birds and animals. See how many of them you already know. You will find them interesting—enjoy!

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The Only Way to Get Rid of Fleas

This article shows you how to get rid of fleas when nothing else works. It also includes my personal experience with a number of over-the-counter flea products and veterinarian-prescribed treatments.

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The Curly Hair and Feather Gene in Domestic Animals

If you love lush, curly locks on your pets, you've come to the right article. Learn more about these fascinating and beautiful animals...

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Does My Pet Have Heartworm? Dirofilariasis Detection and Prevention

Heartworm is a serious problem faced by too many pets. Read on to learn about this dangerous species so that you can recognize the signs and symptoms of a developing infestation.

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Great Names for Dogs or Cats From Shakespeare, Myths, and Other Sources

When you welcome a new pet into your home, it's important to pick just the right name to match both the owner's and the pet's personalities. Here are some ideas for great pet names.

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Dogs Are Not the Only Animals Used for Security

Often people think of dogs as the only animal to use for security. If you wish to make your grounds or property secure, try some of these animals.

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Top 10 Books for Kids Wanting to Be a Vet

For a great deal of my boyhood, I wanted to be a veterinarian. I always remember how difficult it was to find information on what a vet's life was actually like and what it took to qualify for the training (remember this was long before the age of the computer and search engines such as Google).