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Why you must prepare your dog for long hikes

Copyright (c) 2009 Betty Ortman Several years ago my brother Thomas embarked on a 3-month hiking adventure in Europe. The goal of his trans-European trek was to reach the mission church of Santiago de Compostela ...

Proper Usage of Dog Barking Collars

Dog collars are great training equipment. Available from specialty stores online and offline, these tools can be very helpful in preventing excessive dog barking.

Doggie Daycare - Safety Tips For Your Dog

When it comes to select a doggie daycare center, the first consideration which you keep in mind is safety. Here are some safety tips you should keep it in mind when you choosing doggie daycare centers.

Cuddle Your Dog and Cat to Keep Them Healthy

Pets are a like children to us, they make us happy, keep us safe and care for us without asking for anything in return. Keeping our pets health is important for their quality of life as well as yours. The nudge of a dog or the swipe of a cat, you want them to be their for a long time, keep them heal

Eastern Box Turtle

Gallery of pet turtle photos submitted to About Exotic Pets by our readers.

Modern Dog Beds For Your Convenience And Amusement

It always seems your pet likes to stretch out in the most inconvenient places, doesn’t it?The family dog likes to take up the whole couch, especially when you have guests over.

Crash Course on Chihuahuas

Some scientist believe that the Fennec Fox is the Chihuahua's wild ancestor. Chihuahuas are one of the oldest breeds in the Americas. Some folks say Mexican royalty used the chihuahua as an early hot water ...

What Kind of Ticks Are Found in North Texas?

Ticks are tiny parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts. Ticks thrive in warm climates and live in areas covered by brush, grass and plants. According to Purdue University, there are an estimated 899 species of ticks in the world with over 90 species inhabiting the Continental U.S. Many ticks

Pet Cots For Small Dogs

Our mission is simply to be the definitive website store in providing your pets with the highest quality and most uniquely designed dog beds, animal enclosures, dog gates, cat cages, and pet hammocks available anywhere in the world. These products, not found anywhere else, are proudly made in the US

Why Is Our Society So Tolerant Of Animal Cruelty?

It is mind boggling for me to understand how, in this day and age, we so readily turn a blind eye to the cruelties that animals suffer on a daily basis. You don't believe me? You think I'm overreacting? You are welcome to disagree with me, but you would be wrong.

Removing Ticks From Dogs

One of the best pieces of advice anyone can have about removing ticks from dogs is to not let the problem get tho that point. This means treating your canine friend with a product meant to keep fleas

Treating your chickens for lice and mites

This article explains how to identify mites or lice in your chicken coop and what actions need to be taken to keep your chickens healthy and your coop clean from these tiny blood sucking creatures.

Dog Training - Take the Lead

One of the most fundamental issues when starting to train your new dog or puppy is that you should assert yourself as your dog's master. This sounds incredibly obvious but putting it into practise is ...

Protecting Your Pets From the Summer Heat

Summer is here, the time of year for pool parties and backyard barbeques! With the barbeques comes the rise in temperature and the effort to stay cool, especially in the areas of the country that experience extreme heat. While we attempt to keep cool please don't forget about your pets this sum

Your Poodle Is Just Another Little Person In The Family

When you think about getting a dog for a loving, best-friend pet, have you thought about a Poodle? Poodles have much more than just great looks. They are smart, affectionate, great with children and so ...