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Why Does My Cat… Snore?

Who can resist YouTube videos of kittens snoring? It may not be so cute, however, when itís 4 a.m. and your cat sounds like a ripsaw on the pillow next to you. Snoring in cats, while not as common …


Cat-Proofing Your Home: Hidden Dangers You May Have Forgotten

Cat-proofing your home has two goals: protecting your cat and protecting your home. The best time to get started is before your new cat or kitten arrives to distract you. Your cat can squirm under fur…


Tips for Successfully Fostering Kittens

Fostering kittens is life affirming and life saving, but itís also a heck of a lot of work. If youíre willing to put in the time, though, your heart will soar when you send them off to their happy new…


Everyday Issues For People With Giant Breeds

Thinking of sharing your life with a Great Dane, Newfoundland, Irish Wolfhound or other giant breed? While these giant breeds can make great companions, there are a few things you need to think about …


What Every Pet Owner Should Know About Preventing Fleas and Ticks

The thought of insects crawling on your skin and living off your blood probably, well, makes your skin crawl. Yet, too often as pet owners, we allow fleas and ticks to treat our pets like bed-and-brea…


Allergy Plants for Dogs: Avoid Planting These in Your Yard

Like people, dogs suffer from allergies that can become quite irritating. †A pollen allergy can make your dog scratch and itch, and result in a runny nose, red eyes and sneezing. A dogís nose and mout…


How to Win the Love of a New Adult Dog

One of the greatest compliments a dog can pay you is to make it clear that you are his most prized companion. When you bring a new dog into your life, the hope is that he will love you more than he lo…


Most Common Dog Potty Problems Solved

Is there a spot on the living room carpet that your dog always pees on while you're at work? Are your friends hesitant to come to dinner because your pooch tinkles on their shoes? Unfortunately, your …


Working on Home Improvement Projects? 7 Pet Hazards to Look Out For

Spring is in the air and so are the scent of paint fumes and the buzz of power tools. Warmer weather encourages many home and apartment dwellers to spruce up their abodes with a little project or two.…


5 Sneaky Ways to Keep Dogs and Cats Slim

According to the latest veterinary surveys, more than half of our nationís dogs and cats are overweight. This means almost 90 million pets are at a higher risk for developing arthritis, diabetes, hear…


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