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Behavior & Communication

Why Does My Cat Bite Me When I Pet Her?

Itís a conundrum, for sure. One minute your beloved kitty is over the moon with pleasure as you scratch her favorite spot and the next thing you know youíre left staring at tooth marks on your arm. …

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5 Fearless Dog Breeds

Some dogs will face down a cougar or rush into a burning building to save a child. Others will duck and hide when threatened. Yes, there are small, yappy dogs that wonít run from a fight, but they lac…

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Why Electronic Dog Fences Fail You & Your Pet

Some dog owners have considered using electronic dog fences to keep dogs confined in front yards or unfenced backyards. But fences like these have a number of drawbacks that are both inhumane to the a…

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10 Reasons I’m Grateful for My Dogs on World Gratitude Day

World Gratitude Day is September 21st, and it is reminding me to take a few extra moments and cherish the many gifts in my life, including my beloved dogs, Sanchez and Gina. Sanchez came into my li…

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6 Signs Your Cat Owns You

Are you a cat owner? Are you sure about that? Who caters to her resident feline's every need? Who dotes upon her demanding little dictator? Who can be put in her place with just one look of disdain …

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5 Signs of a Responsible Dog Owner

September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month. Being a responsible pet parent may have many different definitions. But, it is more than just loving your dog and meeting his basic needs. Being responsib…

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Do You Look Like Your Dog?

If you own a dog, chances, are he or she resembles you ... Donít deny it. Stand in front of a mirror with you and your pooch. What do you see? What Are the Odds? In a photo lineup of random peop…

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5 Reasons NOT to Get a Puppy!

They say the only cure for wanting a puppy is getting a puppy. Well, the other cure for wanting a puppy could be thinking about what the puppy requires when he is grown up. While it may be cute that a…

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Poodle’s Scary Bath Sends a Lesson to All Pet Owners

Poor little poodle. Selene Ortega, 12, was giving her dog, Morita, a bath when the poodle's paw became lodged in the tub drain, reports local Albuquerque news site krqe.com. The dog screamed, and t…

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The Real History of Pit Bulls Might Surprise You

Pit bulls have a reputation as brutal fighting dogs that attack without warning, and it is completely unfair. Learn how pit bulls went from being the family dog to being feared. Every time I read a…

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I can't relate with this article so I guess I am in the minority. Although I have had opportunities…

You can make the same recipe with pumpkin or acorn squash.

Adore pumpkins:) Thanks for sharing

Bob T., could you please provide us with a citation for the study you mention and which, it seems, m…

Thanks Diane for sharing the suggestions.