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  • For those people who are in the position to bring a pet into their lives, the benefits and delight 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

  • 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.

    Prepare Pets for Emergencies: Bug-Out Kits

    Prepare Pets for Emergencies: Bug-Out Kits

    by Becky1

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 grieving the loss of a dog 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 Farricelli4

  • Everything poos -- but can any pet be house trained? For millions of years, when an animal had to poo or pee, they just did and walked away. When you try to house train a pet, keep in mind that you are going against thousands or millions of years...

    Pets That Can Be Housetrained

    Pets That Can Be Housetrained

    by RenaSherwood0

  • Pet flipping is becoming an increasing problem, but many pet owners don't now 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

  • Everyone loves their pets, but not always how they smell! Read on to discover a great list of which pets don't smell.

    Which Pets Don't Smell?

    Which Pets Don't Smell?

    by Leonard Tillerman0

  • There are a lot of websites that let people post ads for pets they're trying to re-home. For whatever reason, these people are no longer able to care for their pets or are no longer willing to keep them and must find them new homes. Spend some time...

    Why a Re-Homing or Adoption Fee Is Necessary for Pet Adoptions

    Why a Re-Homing or Adoption Fee Is Necessary for Pet Adoptions

    by Angela83

  • The idea of getting a pet can be attractive yet overwhelming. However, some are much easier to take care of than others. What follows is a list of 8 pets which are easy to take care of.

    8 Pets That Are Easy to Care For

    8 Pets That Are Easy to Care For

    by Leonard Tillerman0

  • 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 Hardin0

  • People love their pets, but did you know that your pet can make you sick? Listed below are the top 7 ways your pet can make you sick.

    How Can Your Pet Make You Sick?

    How Can Your Pet Make You Sick?

    by Leonard Tillerman2

  • When a friend's pet dies, it can be devastating for them. Here are some simple messages you can use in a card, a text message, or on the phone. Show someone you care when they are grieving.

    Sympathy Messages for the Loss of a Pet

    Sympathy Messages for the Loss of a Pet

    by Mary Wickison15

  • 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.

    Low-Maintenance Pets That Can Be Kept Outdoors

    Low-Maintenance Pets That Can Be Kept Outdoors

    by xquisit19858

  • 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.

    Dog and Cat Food Delivery: Chewy.com Review

    Dog and Cat Food Delivery: Chewy.com Review

    by Katy Medium0

  • 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 Snow118

  • 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 in this review.

    Awesome Gift Ideas for Pets and Pet Lovers

    Awesome Gift Ideas for Pets and Pet Lovers

    by Leonard Tillerman2

  • 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 Simonds0

  • 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.

    How to Support a Co-Worker Whose Pet Has Just Died

    How to Support a Co-Worker Whose Pet Has Just Died

    by Sally Hayes0

  • 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.

    Pet-Friendly Housing: How to Rent With Pets

    Pet-Friendly Housing: How to Rent With Pets

    by Angela18

  • We can all get excited over animals, but sometimes we tend to shop with our emotions and don't understand the time and effort we need when getting a pet in order to keep it healthy and happy.

    Consider a Few Things Before Getting a Pet

    Consider a Few Things Before Getting a Pet

    by Running The Galaxies0

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

    10 Diseases You Can Catch From Your Pets

    10 Diseases You Can Catch From Your Pets

    by missbat100

  • 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 Tillerman8

  • 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 Smith121

  • Internet shopping is the future, but like any brave new world, it can be fraught with danger, especially when it concerns healthcare. When buying prescription meds for your pet online, use caution.

    Buying Pet Medicine Online:  Be Careful

    Buying Pet Medicine Online: Be Careful

    by Bob Bamberg4

  • Adopting a dog or cat can be an amazing and enriching experience. When you choose to adopt more than 1 dog or cat, there are some things to keep in mind to manage a peaceful and clean household!

    Multi-Pet Households: Is It Right for Your Family?

    Multi-Pet Households: Is It Right for Your Family?

    by Angie0

  • 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 Coffee3

  • To you and I it is probably obvious. We have a cat or dog or some more exotic 'pet' at home. We care for it. It is our responsibility. The caring means that we want that animal to be both happy and healthy. Even if you don't accept the...

    The Five Freedoms

    The Five Freedoms

    by Peter Dickinson24

  • 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.

    When a Pet Dies: How to Cope

    When a Pet Dies: How to Cope

    by John Hansen86

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