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Pet Photography 101

How to Photograph Your Pet Like a Professional
by Vincent Strangio

Being that I photograph pets (and only pets – no humans) for a living I am always being asked by people how they can get their pets pictures to look better. Although, there is no simple answer to this question, there are a few things you can do which, I believe, will greatly improve your results and maybe

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Just a few hazards of Pet Waste

Did You Know…

  • Dog feces are one of the most common sources of waterborne bacterial disease, giardia, hookworms, parvovirus, roundworms (ascarids), and whipworms.
  • A single gram of dog feces contains an average of 23 million fecal coliform bacteria, some of which can cause disease in humans.
  • Children run the greatest risk of infection because they’re prone to play in the dirt and then put
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PETCO Investigates Dog Bite and Pet Shopping Policy

A “prescription for problems” is how lawyer, Kenneth Mollins of Melville, described PETCO’s policy of allowing pets to come into the store and “shop” with their owners. He has recently been retained by Diane Christian, mother of 5 year old Danielle, who was recently bitten in the face by a “shopping” Rottweiler. So far, the young girl has undergone a four-hour surgery to reattach her upper lip and has more

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Avoiding Common Household Poisons, Part One – Cleaning Products

by Sandra Yvonne Duke
Keep an eye on your clean products for your pets sake.

Cleaning products, foods, plants, and other common household chemicals can be poisonous to your dog.

Cleaning products.
All cleaning products should be kept out of reach of pets, but some can be accessed in ways you might not think about. Few people know it, but dish soap is poisonous to people and pets

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Cold Weather Pet Care

by Michele Elward

As we find ourselves in the middle of winter, it’s important to pay particular attention to our pets when they’re outside. When temperatures get into the twenties and below, with whipping winds, pets can suffer serious health problems. Besides not leaving your dog, cat or other animal outside for too long, there are several other precautionary measures you can take to care for your loving pet

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Tips For Traveling With Your Pet

Tips For Traveling With Rover.
by Ron Swerdfiger
I originally wrote this as a guide for dog owners, but I think many of the tips apply to all pets. 🙂

Whether it be on a vacation to your favorite resort, or just visiting the in-laws for the weekend, many people are choosing to take their dogs with them when traveling. Land or air, there are many things to take

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