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With so many different kinds of pets to choose from as well as concerns we have about caring for them, we are pleased to offer you a wealth of up-to-date information to help you select the best pet for your situation. We are dedicated to delivering interesting and comprehensive articles on a full range of topics. Some of the questions we answer are: Which animals make the best family pet? Should you get a puppy, kitten, a fish or perhaps a monkey? Did you know that fish are the most popular pets? How many dog and cat breeds are there? Does it cost a lot to own a pet? Do you want a small pet or large pet? The topics are extensive and the information is reliable. We have selected Expert Authors who are also Pet Enthusiasts who provide a rich assortment of pet advice to help you have the best pet experience possible.
If you have a small child or baby, you know that it's important to baby-proof your home. However, you may not know that it's just as important to pet-proof your home, to keep your pet safe.
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Hot spots, infections and discomfort are often preventable through basic grooming techniques that pet owners can address with relative ease. One of the most important considerations for prospective pet owners is a frank determination of their dedication to grooming needs. No matter the breed, all pets need some level of brushing, ear cleaning and nail trimming - usually about once a month.
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By Corinne Mitchell, San Diego Cats Examiner, examiner.com, April 22, 2011 - It has been discovered that cats are also being poisoned at the El Rey Trailer Plaza mobile home park in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of San Diego.
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Proper care of your dog is key to creating a healthy life for them. It is important to spay or neuter your dog. Spaying involves the removal of the reproductive organs from the body of a female animal. This procedure is performed like a human surgery; while neutering is a procedure that involves the removal of the male animal's testes. With spaying, both the ovaries and uterus are removed. Ovariohysterectomy, often known as spaying, is recommended by the American Veterinary Medical Association as the effort goes a long way in reducing the overpopulation of dogs in the United States and elsewhere. The scientific name for neutering is called an orchiectomy.
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From the Examiner.com (Los Angeles CA) by Melissa Maroff, San Fernando Valley Pet Rescue Examiner - LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz announced a historic motion Friday to ban the sale of commercially bred dogs, cats and rabbits within Los Angeles city limits. The proposal states that "pet shops selling live animals have traditionally been an outlet for 'puppy mills' and 'kitten mills,' where hundreds of thousands of puppies and kittens are bred annually under a variety of abuses, from straightforward cruelty to inbreeding."
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People and animals have a long history of living together and bonding. For centuries the relationship between human beings and animals had been a bond which had brought flickers of love, compassion and loyalty in many a hearts. Whether it is our immediate pets or the diversity of animals that live in the midst of our environment, they have always played a positive role which is now being acknowledged scientifically on many grounds. Though the scientific study of the human animal bond is still in its infancy there are increasing reports/findings being discovered related to the intriguing connections between human health and interactions with animals. Among pets, Cats and Dogs are two of the most popular animals who have become an integral part of the human interactions. This research paper focuses on whether Cats and Dogs do play a role in strengthening the human immune system and general well-being.
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