The Pet Owner's Guide To Grooming The Finicky Cat

Posted on: 14 September 2016

Some cats love being brushed and groomed. Others balk and may even hiss when you come at them with a brush. But it's still important for these cats to be groomed in order to prevent matted fur and skin conditions. Here are some tips to help you groom your finicky cat. Choose a softer brush There are many kinds of cat brushes. The kinds with wire bristles and plastic bristles may be effective, but they also rub more aggressively against a cat's skin than the soft-style brushes with flexible, thin bristles.
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Common Mistakes People Make When Training Puppies On A Leash

Posted on: 26 July 2016

There are a few mistakes people make when training puppies to be obedient when on a leash or harness. Here are some examples of these mistakes including what you can do to correct the mistakes and end up with a trained puppy in a quicker amount of time. Using Choke Collars This is just a bad idea for a puppy. You'll make the dog angry, and in many cases, this will end up with the opposite result of what you want.
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Fungal Infections In Dogs: How To Care For Your Dog's Inflamed Skin

Posted on: 10 June 2016

Certain breeds are prone to chronic fungal or yeast infections of the skin called Malassezia pachydermatis. These breeds include Basset Hounds, Shih Tzus, Maltese, and Cocker Spaniels. Chronic yeast infections are problematic for your dog because they are uncomfortable and can also lead to bacterial dermatitis, which is also known as a skin infection. Yeast infections are problematic for you because they make your dog and home smell. Your dog may also start to shed hair and flakes of skin everywhere.
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What You Need To Know Before You Buy Your New Puppy

Posted on: 3 February 2016

Getting a new puppy can be exciting for anyone, especially if you have a family already. There's a lot you need to do before you bring a new dog into your home, and it doesn't stop at picking up small objects off the floor. Knowing what to expect, what questions to ask and what to plan for will help preserve not only your peace of mind, but the health and welfare of your family and your new pet.
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