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Pets Information

Is There Taurine In Your Dogs Food?


Taurine, a water-soluble amino acid, has recently become the topic of conversation when referring to the nutritional composition that makes up the human and animal physical structure. Once thought of as an unimportant A.

Applehead Chihuahua


The term applehead Chihuahua refers to the shape of a baby Chihuahua's head. The dome of the skull is broader than the jaw, giving rise to the description "applehead".

The Wire Fox Terrier


Of the thirty-three terrier breeds (most of which were first used for hunting of some sort and so came up as aggressive and lively), the Wire Fox Terrier has a reputation for scampishness. That is, the breed with the challenging personality that has been identified throughout its history as being as foxy as the fox it was once used to hunt.

The Noble Skye Terrier


With ancestors who were a breed of tenacious terriers, most often used for ratting (hunting vermin), the Skye Terrier has become less a working dog and more a dignified companion animal»since the latter part of the 17th century.Long before the reprieve from work, however, the Skye Terrier had an involved life and unique start: it is said that the first Skye Terrier came from ancestors who survived the wreck of the Spanish Armada, swam to shore of the Isle of Skye , and mated with the terriers living there in North-western Scotland in 1588.

Dealing With Canine Ringworm


Ringworm is an annoying, highly contagious fungal disorder that is curable. The problem with this disorder is that there are 35 different species of ringworm that can affect cats, dogs and be transmitted to humans as well.

West Highland WhiteTerrier Grooming - Key Considerations


Whether you intend to show your Westie, or keep him for a household pet, the first key to West Highland Terrier grooming is to start while he is a puppy.Take your Westie to his first groomer appointment after he has had all of his shots, at approximately 14 weeks.

Putting A Dog To Sleep


I was talking to a friend of mine today and I asked him how his kids (dogs) were. He lives on his own and the standing joke is - "does he want to do a swap with his dogs and my kids?"He informed me very sadly that he had to get the older dog put to sleep.

Westie - West Highland White Terrier Puppies - Fragile and Needful Of Protection


Have you ever held any Westie puppies? These tiny creatures are cuddly and white furry balls, at least 12-15 inches tall, possessing a pair of coal black eyes and snubbed nose. They look fragile and needful of your protection and care.

Scottie & Westie - This Mistake is Perfectly Understandable


Show an uninformed dog lover a photo of a Westie, and they'd identify a Westie as a white Scottie. This mistake is perfectly understandable, since they do have similar physical attributes and both originated from Scotland.

Scottish Terrier Dogs - Important Facts


Scottish Terriers are short-legged dogs, at a height of ten to eleven inches, comparatively heavy-boned, yet deceivingly trim. They are agile and sporty pets.

Canine Selection: A Guideline for Picking Your Perfect Companion


Let's face it - everything is cute when it's small and furry. Puppies especially, but keep in mind that even a wolverine is playfully adorable if it's young enough, so for the sake of all the Fidos out there and your life, make a personal selection that is suited to your lifestyle.

Why Dont I Understand My Dog?


I have encountered folks who have complained to me about their numerous (dog) behavior problems. And interestingly enough, I usually discover that most of the behavioral problems are linked to a common factor.

The Humble Hamster: A Great First Pet for Your Child


Thinking of getting a pet for your little ones? How about a hamster? They're cute, inexpensive, easy to care for, and a great first pet that will teach your child how to be more responsible. Here are some things I learned during my experience as a hamster owner.

One Of The Benefits Of Using RecoveryPets.Com


One of the benefits of registering your pet with a pet recovery service is that in the event your pet should ever become lost, the finder can get information to contact the owner.The main drawback to many of these services is that they use the information currently located on the pet tag to register the pet, and by doing this, the finder of the pet does not have a place to go to view the owners contact information.

3 Tips For Dealing With Dog Emergencies


Have you ever thought about what you need to do should your dog - or another dog - ever suffer a serious, life-threatening injury? What if they have a severe allergy to an insect bite or a bee sting? It's great to know your vet's phone number, but what if something happens during off hours? What if you don't know where the closest emergency animal clinic is located?Augh! Enough with the questions already, right? Any emergency is stressful and scary, and one involving that furry little four-legged member of your family is no exception. The toughest of owners can be instantly reduced to helpless balls of mush if something's wrong with their dogs and they can't figure out what to do.

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Flea, tick pills can cause nerve reactions in pets, FDA warns
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Chewable products that protect dogs and cats against fleas can cause neurological problems such as stumbling or seizures, and pet owners need more warning, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The FDA issued an alert to owners and ...
These flea and tick meds increase seizure risk in some pets, FDA saysUSA TODAY
FDA: Your pets' flea and tick medicine could cause them neurological issuesABC Action News
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U.S News & World Report Money

How to Build an Estate Plan for Your Pets
U.S News & World Report Money
Account for the pet in your will. You can use your will to leave your beloved pet and some money to a trusted caretaker. Providing for your pet in your will is more like disbursing furniture, artwork or jewelry after your death than, say, providing for ...

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Florida Today

Pets fleeing Hurricane Florence rescued by SPCA of Brevard
Florida Today
Nearly two dozen pets from South Carolina have a new chance at life. The SPCA of Brevard rescued the animals from shelters threatened by flooding and overpopulation in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The society took in 11 dogs ahead of the storm ...
Pets displaced by Hurricane Florence arrive at NE Ohio SPCAfox8.com

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MLive.com

Pets of the Week: Energetic Reba, friendly Kujo need new homes
MLive.com
JACKSON, MI - The Jackson County Animal Shelter, 3770 Spring Arbor Road, has many pets available for adoption. Here are two of them. Energetic, happy, gotta-follow-that-nose girl Reba loves to run. Reba is a spayed female bluetick hound/Labrador ...



WKRG News 5

Woman may face charges for sheltering pets in unregistered shelter during Florence
WKRG News 5
A Wayne County woman could face charges after sheltering more than two dozen pets as Hurricane Florence impacted North Carolina. Continue Reading. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, ...
North Carolina woman may face charges for sheltering pets during Hurricane FlorenceFOX 5 Atlanta
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Virginian-Pilot

5 pets that need a home
Virginian-Pilot
These animals are available for adoption at the Virginia Beach Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 3040 Holland Road. Call 757-427-0070 or visit www.vbspca.com. The adoption fee is $80 for adult cats and $150 for adult dogs, and includes ...



fox5sandiego.com

Vets say addicts are using pets to get opioids
fox5sandiego.com
People suffering from opioid addiction are using their pets to get their fix. In some cases, injuring their own animals. A vet in Branford said a pet owner wanted pain med re-fills for his dog, quickly. He would go to the animal hospital during ...

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Davis Enterprise

Pets of the week
Davis Enterprise
Lots of animals are waiting for “forever homes” at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. They include Boomer (A166109), a neutered 12-year-old male orange tabby. “Boomer is a mellow guy who loves to relax,” a shelter ...



The Union of Grass Valley

Cheryl Wicks: ID your pets — For your sake and theirs
The Union of Grass Valley
If you have a pet you should have identification on it. Most people think their pet will never end up in a shelter or loose on the street, found by someone that has no idea who the pet belongs to. Unfortunately, the pets of even the most conscientious ...



WSB Atlanta

Atlanta Humane Society takes in more pets from Hurricane Florence
WSB Atlanta
Metro Atlantans are doing even more to help victims of Hurricane Florence. Atlanta Humane Society has taken in another 14 dogs and cars from a shelter in Greensboro, North Carolina. The aim is to free up space so the North Carolina shelter can take in ...
First plane load of homeless pets from Charlotte, NC, arrives in Belmont CountyWTRF

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