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  • What do you do if you find a lost dog or stray? Is there a dog roaming in your neighborhood or is it in the road? Does it have a collar? If you find a stray dog, you may be wondering what to do and who to call. Here are some safety tips and steps to take.

    What to Do If You Find a Lost Dog or Stray

    What to Do If You Find a Lost Dog or Stray

    by Layne Holmes2

  • The death of a pet can be truly devastating, and while it's important to show someone who is grieving that you care, it can be hard to know what to say. Here are some simple messages you can use in a card, a text message, or on the phone to console your friend after the death of their beloved pet.

    Sympathy Messages for the Loss of a Pet

    Sympathy Messages for the Loss of a Pet

    by Mary Wickison15

  • Do dogs, cats, horses, hamsters, and other pets go to heaven? This Christian perspective examines the question and looks at the beliefs of both famous theologians and pastors, and what the Bible has to say on the subject. Pets and heaven is a controversial subject in Christendom.

    Do Dogs Go to Heaven? A Christian Perspective

    Do Dogs Go to Heaven? A Christian Perspective

    by Kristin Kaldahl43

  • 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.

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

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

    by Sam Mendoran0

  • Pet flipping is becoming an increasing problem, but many pet owners don't know what this practice is or why it's so disastrous for them and for their pets. Information is the best defense against this!

    What Is Pet Flipping, and Why Is It Important?

    What Is Pet Flipping, and Why Is It Important?

    by Becki Rizzuti41

  • People love their pets, but did you know that your pet can make you sick? Listed below are seven ways your pet can make you sick.

    How Can Your Pet Make You Sick?

    How Can Your Pet Make You Sick?

    by Leonard Tillerman2

  • Before anyone seriously considers pet ownership, they first need to examine the many reasons that they should not get a pet. Read along to discover the top 8 reasons you should not get a pet!

    8 Top Reasons Not to Get a Pet

    8 Top Reasons Not to Get a Pet

    by Leonard Tillerman34

  • How can we stop puppy mills? We can start by considering adoption. When you buy your puppy from the pet store, it is usually from a mill. Puppy mills are all about profit and don't consider the well-being of these animals.

    How to Join the Fight Against Puppy Mills

    How to Join the Fight Against Puppy Mills

    by Savanna H2

  • Everyone loves their pets, but not everyone loves how they smell! Read on for a list of pets that don't smell as bad as others.

    Which Pets Don't Smell?

    Which Pets Don't Smell?

    by Leonard Tillerman6

  • Considering taking your fur-baby on your next trip? You're not alone! With more of us opting to take our pets on holiday, make sure you know exactly what to do with these pet travel tips!

    Travelling With Pets: A Guide for First-Timers

    Travelling With Pets: A Guide for First-Timers

    by Amy Jackson2

  • Learn about ten diseases your pet may develop over their lifetime and how you can prevent them, as well as how you can protect yourself from contracting them!

    10 Diseases You Can Catch From Your Pets

    10 Diseases You Can Catch From Your Pets

    by missbat101

  • Stray dog and cat overpopulation creates a very real issue in our communities. The simplest way you can help is to spay and neuter your pets. This article will discuss the benefits of spaying and neutering for you, your pet, and for the domestic dog and cat populations as a whole.

    Spaying and Neutering Saves Lives

    Spaying and Neutering Saves Lives

    by Liz Hardin2

  • Here are 10 things you should never say to anyone whose dog just died, regardless of the dog’s age or cause of death. Even if you mean well in your heart, any of these 10 things should never be said to a person of any age who’s recently lost their dog.

    10 Things Never to Say to Someone Whose Dog Just Died

    10 Things Never to Say to Someone Whose Dog Just Died

    by Lorri G0

  • These sympathy gifts for someone whose cat or dog has just passed away can bring hope and comfort to a friend or loved one coping with pet loss.

    Pet Loss Sympathy Gifts

    Pet Loss Sympathy Gifts

    by Sadie Holloway0

  • You've just found out that your co-worker's pet has died and you want to offer them support. You know how painful pet loss can be. Here are some tips on how to help them cope with the death of their beloved companion and process the grief.

    7 Ways to Support a Co-Worker Whose Pet Has Just Died

    7 Ways to Support a Co-Worker Whose Pet Has Just Died

    by Sally Hayes0

  • While you grind away at work all week, your dog sits at home pining away for you. When the weekend rolls around, it's date night and time to do something special with someone special.

    10 Ideas for Doggie Date Night

    10 Ideas for Doggie Date Night

    by Tom Lohr1

  • This article exists to dispel the myth that animals need, or should be fed, live food for optimum nutrition and psychological wellness.

    Feeding Pets Live Food Is Cruelty

    Feeding Pets Live Food Is Cruelty

    by Melissa A Smith155

  • Losing a dog leads to a mix of emotions that may be difficult to comprehend at times. Understanding the stages of grief when losing a dog may help the grieving dog owner better understand what is happening to them.

    The Stages of Grief When Losing a Dog

    The Stages of Grief When Losing a Dog

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli20

  • Owners of an aging dog—perhaps one affected by terminal cancer—may wonder what to expect and what common signs indicate that a dog is dying. Recognizing these signs is helpful so that dog owners can be prepared for euthanasia or hospice care with the support of a veterinarian.

    12 Signs a Dog Is Dying: What to Do When Your Dog's Health Declines

    12 Signs a Dog Is Dying: What to Do When Your Dog's Health Declines

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli45

  • Many people want a small pet but aren't sure which one is the right choice. Are you a fish person or do you want something cuddly and soft? Perhaps a bird or a frog would do?

    Which Small Animal Is the Best Pet for You?

    Which Small Animal Is the Best Pet for You?

    by Theophanes Avery54

  • Learn about the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of ear mites in cats and dogs and read about related ear conditions. You'll also learn why home remedies might not be a good idea.

    Pet Ear Mites: Diagnosis, Symptoms, Treatments

    Pet Ear Mites: Diagnosis, Symptoms, Treatments

    by Alison Graham2

  • Our pets are always dear to our hearts and are considered to be like our children. When one passes over the Rainbow Bridge, we need closure. This article outlines the best way to celebrate your pet's life with a Wiccan ritual.

    How to Celebrate Your Pet's Life

    How to Celebrate Your Pet's Life

    by Monika Weise22

  • Are pets good for you? Many scientists believe they are. Learn more about the many ways your pets can help make your life happier and healthier!

    Are Pets Good for Your Health?

    Are Pets Good for Your Health?

    by Sadie Holloway1

  • Do you see a dog locked in a hot car? Are you afraid the dog is in danger or might die? Are you wondering what you can legally do to save it? Consider contacting the authorities and act fast!

    What to Do If You See a Dog in a Parked, Hot Car

    What to Do If You See a Dog in a Parked, Hot Car

    by Layne Holmes4

  • When you try to house-train your pet, keep in mind that they will be going against their natural instincts. It will take some patience and understanding, but it's not impossible! At least not with these pets, it isn't.

    Pets That Can Be House-Trained

    Pets That Can Be House-Trained

    by RenaSherwood1

  • Bed bugs bite pets if no human host is available. Bed bugs don't travel on pets as much as people think. They are not like fleas and ticks. They don't like fur but will endure it to get a meal—usually only if they have not had a human meal in a lengthy period of time.

    Bed Bugs and Pets: Answers to Your Questions

    Bed Bugs and Pets: Answers to Your Questions

    by Melody Collins12

  • Anticipatory grief is the fear of losing a dog. It is often felt when a dog is diagnosed with a terminal condition such as cancer or with aging, geriatric dogs. Preliminarily mourning doesn't have to be a negative experience, it can be turned into a proactive experience.

    Anticipatory Grief: Pre-Grieving the Loss of Your Dog

    Anticipatory Grief: Pre-Grieving the Loss of Your Dog

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli10

  • We love getting gifts for our pets. With so many options out there, finding one can be hard. Discover some awesome gift ideas for pets and their owners.

    Awesome Gift Ideas for Pets and Pet Lovers

    Awesome Gift Ideas for Pets and Pet Lovers

    by Leonard Tillerman3

  • If your beloved pet has passed away at home, or if you've put him to sleep at the veterinarian's office but can't face the idea of leaving the body behind, you're going to need to bury him yourself. As a child, I'd buried hamsters and gerbils, but...

    How to Bury a Beloved Pet

    How to Bury a Beloved Pet

    by Isabella Snow120

  • Where you live can affect whatever pet you have in a physical and mental way. Many homes aren't large enough or do not have a necessary yard. Here you will learn what homes each animal will need and whether your home is pet-friendly.

    Is Your Home Pet-Friendly?

    Is Your Home Pet-Friendly?

    by Cheryl Simonds2

  • If you've ever had to find rental housing that allows pets, then chances are you know just how hard it can be. Pet owners have complained that the only rentals available to them are substandard or in poor condition because landlords are hesitant to rent to them.

    How to Rent With Pets

    How to Rent With Pets

    by Angela18

  • Dolphins are exceptionally complex creatures, and one such species, the bottlenose dolphin, has been around for 15 million years. It's time to rethink the quality of life of these species in captivity. Are these shows cruel? Let's find out.

    Rethink the Dolphin Show—Don't Buy the Ticket

    Rethink the Dolphin Show—Don't Buy the Ticket

    by Layne Holmes23

  • You swear that your pet knows your language because he/she knows when they are doing something wrong or right. This articles explains the real reason why pets can understand us.

    How and Why Animals Respond to Humans

    How and Why Animals Respond to Humans

    by Cheryl Simonds2

  • Are you worried about a dog in your neighborhood? Do you suspect abuse? This can be an extremely upsetting and emotional situation for anyone to deal with. If you do suspect an animal is being abused, there are several things that you can do to intervene legally and safely.

    What to Do If You Think an Animal or Dog Is Being Abused

    What to Do If You Think an Animal or Dog Is Being Abused

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Keep your pets happy and healthy during the winter holidays. This article offers practical tips on how to protect your pets during cold winter weather.

    Cold Weather Safety Tips for Cats and Dogs

    Cold Weather Safety Tips for Cats and Dogs

    by Sadie Holloway1

  • Dogs, just like people, mourn the loss of their canine companions. In some ways, their grief is similar to humans'. Fortunately, there are several ways to help a grieving dog. Some of these tips can help grieving owners, too.

    How to Help a Dog That Is Grieving the Loss of Another Dog

    How to Help a Dog That Is Grieving the Loss of Another Dog

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • For those people who are in the position to bring a pet into their lives, the benefits and delights of pet ownership are considerable. Read on to discover the 8 top reasons you should get a pet!

    8 Top Reasons You Should Get a Pet

    8 Top Reasons You Should Get a Pet

    by Leonard Tillerman0

  • Here are nine domesticated and exotic pets that have long lifespans or live the longest compared to other species.

    9 Exotic Pets With Long Lifespans

    9 Exotic Pets With Long Lifespans

    by Melissa A Smith2

  • Dog walking should be a pleasure, not a chore. With the right preparation, you and your companion can stay healthy and safe, whatever the weather.

    Winter Dog Walks:  Keep Safe and Healthy

    Winter Dog Walks: Keep Safe and Healthy

    by Judi Brown87

  • This article gives you the step-by-step instructions you'll need to find a lost pet.

    How to Find a Lost Pet

    How to Find a Lost Pet

    by Teddy O'Malley0

  • The facts about de-clawing cats, presented in no-nonsense, stern language. It's not sugar-coated or "prettied up" in any way; it's just the straight, graphic truth. Please don't do this!

    Why You Should Never Declaw Cats

    Why You Should Never Declaw Cats

    by Liz Elias72

  • I have read countless articles in the last year about people's pets dying. It is something all pet lovers have to experience and is always a sad time. This article and the poems relate to how I cope.

    How to Cope When a Pet Dies

    How to Cope When a Pet Dies

    by John Hansen92

  • If right at this exact moment you were forced to evacuate your home due to an emergency, would you be able to take your pets with you? A few minutes spent preparing now could save your pets later.

    How to Prepare Pets for Emergencies: Bug-Out Kits

    How to Prepare Pets for Emergencies: Bug-Out Kits

    by Becky1

  • If you have to evacuate during a disaster, make sure you have your family pets' needs handled with a grab-and-go bag! Here are itemized lists for what to include for each of your pets.

    How to Pack an Emergency

    How to Pack an Emergency "Go Bag" for Your Pets

    by Jody Newton2

  • Saying goodbye to a pet is part of loving them. The grief is real, but as with any loss, the right song can play a role in getting through it. Here are some songs to help.

    Songs About Dogs for When You Lose Your Dog

    Songs About Dogs for When You Lose Your Dog

    by Ruth Coffee12

  • Dogs aren't considered man's best friend for no reason. Their unconditional love, tail-wagging joy, slobber-covered kisses, and eternally sunny mood can profoundly affect the health of their owner.

    How to Choose the Best Dog Breed for Your Health

    How to Choose the Best Dog Breed for Your Health

    by Chantelle Porter10

  • We love our pets. They are our family, our best friends, and sometimes our only companions. We know, sadly, that their lifespans are all too short! You may be wondering if there are other options besides burial and cremation. Yes! Aquamation is a dignified, earth-friendly alternative to cremation.

    Aquamation: Alternatives to Pet Burial and Cremation

    Aquamation: Alternatives to Pet Burial and Cremation

    by Layne Holmes4

  • A list of 11 pets that can be low-maintenance depending on where you live and what your preference is. Although these pets do require lots of care, they usually do not demand constant attention.

    11 Low-Maintenance Pets That Can Be Kept Outdoors

    11 Low-Maintenance Pets That Can Be Kept Outdoors

    by xquisit198513

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