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  • Making Your Custom Fish Tank Part Of Your Home Design

    Keeping fish is relaxing and is a wonderful way to add a focal point to your home that visitors will enjoy as well. It has long been said that watching fish in an aquarium is a great way to relax, and with all the colors, species, and behaviors different fish bring to the tank, it is easy to get lost in the underwater world. If you plan your tank out, you can create a custom fish tank that can become part of your home and complement it as well.
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  • Tips For Preparing Your Dog For Hunting Season

    Hunting season is the one time a year when your dog can show what he or she is made of and help you out with your favorite hobby. However, it is unfair to go several months without reinforcing the skills that your dog needs to help you and expect him or her to perform perfectly. This means that you are going to need to help your dog get ready for hunting season through some basic training.
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  • The Pet Owner's Guide To Grooming The Finicky Cat

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • 3 Tips To Cut Costs On Veterinary Care

    As a pet owner, you probably want to do everything that you can to ensure that your furry friend is properly cared for. Unfortunately, this can include regular veterinary care, which can put a damper on your budget. The good news is that there are ways to ensure that your pet is getting proper veterinary care without spending more than you can afford. 1. Look Into Pet Insurance First of all, you should know that insurance isn't just for you and the human family members in your household -- you can also look into pet insurance to help you cover veterinary expenses.
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  • 3 Important Things To Get Your Puppy At The Pet Supply Store

    When you get a new puppy, there are certain things that you need to buy them to make sure that they are well taken care of. Most of these items can be purchased at at the pet supply store. This article will discuss 3 important things to get your puppy at the pet supply store.  Puppy Pads If you are planning on having your puppy in the house, you are obviously going to want to house train them.
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  • Do You Work With Children? Wade Into The Educating World Of Aquariums

    Aquariums are far more than just a place to hold some pretty fish and brighten up a business office. If your business involves families and children, an aquarium can provide a variety of emotional, educational and stimulating opportunities for those children. Education Fish tanks provide a plethora of ways to help children learn. Biology, ecology, physics and chemistry can all be taught informally by means of aquariums and their inhabitants. From a simple project like determining if larger living spaces produce larger fish to a discussion of complex ecology systems, nearly any science can be highlighted by means of a simple fish tank.
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