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How To Select The Perfect Bird Cage

by Joe Smith

Birds, just like any other pet, require housing that provides them safety and security. Bird cages are the normal means for this, but before you go out and buy the first bird cage you see, it’s important to know what to look for and how much to expect to spend.

Depending on the size of your birds, the size of a bird cage is extremely


Essential Dog Training Tips

Kelly Marshall provides the following dog training tips every dog owner should know…

There are 6 basic commands: Heel, Come, Sit, Stand, Stay, and Down.

With a new dog, it does not matter where you actually begin. The main thing is to practice any old time daily and never to be in a hurry to move onto the next lesson. You don’t have to set the pace for


A Simple Shortcut To Teach Your Dog To Walk On A Lead

by Dr. Mayra Alfonso

Teaching your dog to walk on a leash is crucial to his and your safety particularly if he’s a big dog. Even walking small dogs that have the propensity to pull their owners could be a jeopardy and an awkward occurrence.

A basic rule is that dogs should never be allowed to break away at will, they should be on a lead at all


What To Do If Your Dog Is Choking

by Dr. Mayra Alfonso

We all recognize that dogs occasionally suffer from the bad habit of taking everything they get hold to in their mouths, that includes electric cords, parts of broken toys, tennis balls, etc. Additional things that they are inclined to pick up all form of stones or rocks, small-scale toys to clothes, in essence anything they view as fun to play with.

For some reason


How To Mix Saltwater

New seawater is going to be mixed many times in the future. Why not take a little extra trouble in the initial mix and save a lot of time later?

When purchasing the sea salt, obtain salt that is specifically designed for use with R/O water, as this should be used rather than tap water.

The net gallonage of the aquarium is known. Having purchased the dry sea


Get Rid Of Fleas Without Harming Your Pet Or Your Family

People are becoming more conscious of the products they use every day. Chemicals, toxic products, and insecticides are falling from favor as individuals search for more friendly methods of resolving issues. Flea treatments are one of these areas. Powders and sprays expose the household residents (your family and your pets) to poisonous products that are harmful to health. Not only that, you’re also dipping your animal in a toxic bath


Got Fleas? 7 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Them

Fleas are pesky critters that can transmit a variety of diseases and illnesses and make life miserable for your pet as well. Getting rid of these pests is essential for a healthy, happy home for all of its two-legged and four-legged inhabitants. Here are seven easy ways to prevent and control the flea population around your house.

Prevention is Key

The best method in the fight against


Understand Your Pet’s Grooming Needs

Comb through the unseen healthy hair and get rid of the shedding hair; this is what most groomers do first before cutting your pets coat. A professional pet groomer will take their time when grooming each pet; they will make sure they do their best, because they understand that is what it takes to keep your business. You have to groom some animals all at once, while a lot of


Pet Photography & Graphic Arts – A Guide on Pet Photography and Creating Great Artistic Pictures

1. Introduction:

If you have just picked up a camera for the first time, or have been taking pictures for years, the information contained in this guide will ensure that you do not overlook anything as you frame and shoot that picture. Taking your photographs to the next level, by using a few computer tools, and free clip art, we will walk you through the steps to create a


Giving Your Pets Pills

For many pet owners when it comes time to give your animals medication, whether it be a monthly worming tablet or other pill recommended by a vet, just the thought of knowing the troubles to come can be enough to start you worrying.

For some lucky dog an cat owners though there is no problem at all, they can simply hold the tablet out and their pet will happily