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Are You Treating Your Old Dog Like an “Old Dog?”

If your dog is in his “senior years,” he'll have special needs. Like people, old dogs want to be treated with dignity and respect when they get old. It’s no secret that older dogs will undergo physica…

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5 Common Dog Tooth Problems

Your dog's happy, carefree life should be unbothered by dental concerns, right? Think again. Vets say 85 percent of canines over age 4 have some form of gum disease. Other frequent problems include cr…

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How to Build a Safe Doghouse

While some building and animal supply stores carry adequate, ready-made doghouses, you and the kids have decided to build one special, just for your dog. Here's what you need to know before putting ha…

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6 Ways To Comfort a Dying Cat

Thinking about life without my cat isn't something I like to do. She brings so much joy and love into our lives, that it makes me almost nauseous to think that someday she too will grow old and pass a…

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Signs & Symptoms of Feline AIDS

A recent investigation in Canada found that approximately two out of every 10 feral cats in Saskatchewan are infected with feline AIDS or feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). In the United States, the…

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The True Cost of Your Dog (Infographic)

Looking into those adorable puppy eyes makes it easy to fall fast and hard for the dog of your dreams. Don't let that love at first sight fool you into forgetting to plan. Your future pup needs more t…

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DIY Chic & Comfortable Dog Bed

Form meets function (and budget) with this DIY dog bed project spotted on Scandinavian blog Brigg. The bed is fashioned from a children's mattress, a single sheepskin, and a pair of leather belts. H…

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How to Pick the Right Vet

Whether you’re a first-time pet guardian, moving to a new city, or just unhappy with your current vet, there’s no doubt that finding the right doctor for your animal companion is important. Just as yo…

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6 Awesomely Eco-Friendly Dog Beds

For Earth Month, we're really trying to cover our topics. And we'd be remiss if we didn't include some environmentally friendly ideas for keeping our furry friends in line with mother nature. As someo…

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10 Fascinating Facts About Cats

By David Aaron Moore, Networx People love their pets. Be it a cat, dog, hamster or goldfish, most U.S. residents have some kind of non-humanoid companion sharing their home. According to a survey b…

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