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  • 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

  • The age-old debate that everyone wants to know the answer to is: who's smarter, cats or dogs? Dog lovers think dogs are smarter than cats and cat lovers think felines are smarter than dogs.

    Who's Smarter: Cats or Dogs?

    Who's Smarter: Cats or Dogs?

    by Donna Rayne2

  • 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 Farricelli7

  • 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 Newton3

  • 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 Tillerman7

  • 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

  • Knowing how to move your pet quickly to safety is essential in an emergency. Training your pet in advance (you can even hold drills) will ensure the survival of your beloved family member.

    Train Your Pets for an Emergency

    Train Your Pets for an Emergency

    by classicalgeek1

  • 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

  • Thinking about taking your pet along on your next vacation? Read on for some useful tips and advice to help make the entire process as seamless and stress-free as possible.

    Travel Tips for Flying With Your Pet

    Travel Tips for Flying With Your Pet

    by Bill De Giulio25

  • 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

  • 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 and Don't Buy the Ticket

    Rethink the Dolphin Show and Don't Buy the Ticket

    by Layne Holmes23

  • 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 Wickison18

  • 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 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 Snow122

  • Whenever I'd leave home, I would miss and worry about my Chihuahuas. My traveling buddy always took her pet Chi with us. So, I decided I would take my little dogs on their very first road trip.

    Personal Tips for Traveling With Chihuahuas

    Personal Tips for Traveling With Chihuahuas

    by TL Stahling1

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  • 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

  • Many zoos, parks, and petting farms have free-roaming peacocks on the grounds. These places also post signs asking visitors to please not feed the animals. Many people ignore this and offer the peacocks french fries, chips, and other junk food. Here's why you shouldn't do that.

    Why Feeding Junk Food to the Peacocks at the Zoo Is a Bad Idea

    Why Feeding Junk Food to the Peacocks at the Zoo Is a Bad Idea

    by Jennifer Bridges5

  • 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

  • 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 Kaldahl52

  • 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 Smith8

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 With a Wiccan Ritual

    How to Celebrate Your Pet's Life With a Wiccan Ritual

    by Monika Weise22

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli12

  • 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

  • There are several dangers of keeping dogs off-leash which dog owners may not always realize. This article was written in hopes of potentially saving dogs' lives from the potential dangers of being off-leash.

    10 Dangers of Keeping Dogs Off-Leash

    10 Dangers of Keeping Dogs Off-Leash

    by Adrienne Farricelli6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 or Stray Dog

    What to Do If You Find a Lost or Stray Dog

    by Layne Holmes2

  • 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 Smith166

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Coffee25

  • 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.

    Alternatives to Pet Burial and Cremation Like Aquamation

    Alternatives to Pet Burial and Cremation Like Aquamation

    by Layne Holmes4

  • 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 Tillerman54

  • 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 Collins14

  • 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 Farricelli91

  • 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 Is Being Abused

    What to Do If You Think an Animal Is Being Abused

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Exotic animals that are considered dangerous and are illegal to own as pets are legal in some situations. In what cases are individuals or organizations allowed to keep banned exotic animals?

    Who Is Exempt From Exotic Pet Bans?

    Who Is Exempt From Exotic Pet Bans?

    by Melissa A Smith3

  • 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 Hot Car

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

    by Layne Holmes4

  • 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

  • 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

  • Here are general facts and statistics about animal abuse—from the most abused dog breed to the most common form of animal abuse. Also detailed in this article is the story of one particular dog's history of abuse and her incredible rehabilitation story.

    Facts, Statistics, and Stories About Animal and Pet Abuse

    Facts, Statistics, and Stories About Animal and Pet Abuse

    by Angela Michelle Schultz19

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli35

  • How does Chewy.com's prices compare to buying dog food or cat food at the store? Read this Chewy review for selection, shipping policies and how to avoid the shipping charge. Chewy runs some good deals but make sure you check with other retailers.

    Chewy.com Review: Ordering Dog and Cat Food From Chewy

    Chewy.com Review: Ordering Dog and Cat Food From Chewy

    by Katy Medium8

  • There are some who do not understand the intense heartache and sorrow that many pet owners feel when they lose a beloved pet, but the heartbreak is real. Let us help get you through it.

    Healing From the Loss of a Beloved Pet

    Healing From the Loss of a Beloved Pet

    by Jan Kelly0

  • 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

  • Feral cats often have the ability to touch your heart even if you aren't an animal enthusiast. How'd this lonely cat get here? Where's its family? Does it need anything? Food? Shelter? Before you know it, you're thinking of the cat on the way home, and you might even offer it some food.

    5 Reasons Not to Feed Feral Cats at Your Apartment

    5 Reasons Not to Feed Feral Cats at Your Apartment

    by Tanzanite Day0

  • 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

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