Archive for the ‘Pets General’ Category

11 Startling Myths About Pets Explained

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

MSNBC – (Petwave) – Regardless of whether you own a pet that barks or purrs, you still have probably heard a myth or two about them. Here are some truths, facts and falsehoods about the top 11 most common myths about dogs and cats…more…

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When You Die Will You Make Your Pet Follow?

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

MSNBC -  We’ve all heard of people who love their pets too much. But what about loving your pet to death? Such was the case with Tom Tom, a healthy 2-year-old Yorkshire terrier who was euthanized and laid to rest last March after its late owner, Donald Ellis, left explicit instructions that his beloved Yorkie be put down and buried with him. While startling, it wasn’t an anomaly. Tom Tom isn’t the only pet to find his days numbered after an owner shuffles off this mortal coil…more…

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Young children most vulnerable to dog bites from a family pet when left alone, study finds.

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

LOS ANGELES TIMES - Children may be most vulnerable to dog bites when they’re left alone, a new study finds, and the guilty party may most often be the family dog. Researchers from the University of Colorado, Denver looked at data on 537 children up to age 18 who were treated at Children’s Hospital in Denver for dog bites to the face from 2003 to 2008…more…

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Canine House Training Tips

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

The pros and cons of using puppy pads…more

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The Top 10 Pet-Owner Mistakes

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Avoid common errors, and keep your four-legged pal healthy and well-behaved…more

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Five Pet-Friendly Getaways for Fall

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Here are five fur-friendly destinations for fall…more

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H.H. Backer’s 44th Annual Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

The 2010 Christmas Show will include the Celebration of Style Grooming Competition, a New Exhibitors Area, the Aquatic Answers Area, the All-Natural Area for organic or “green” products, a contest for attendees, an all-industry party, a Special Events Area show, educational seminars/demonstrations and more. Backer’s 44th Annual Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show & Educational Conference Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (Chicago), Ill. October 8-10, 2010…more…

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10 over-the-top pet gadgets

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

It’s a sad day when you’re jealous of your pet’s lifestyle. I mean sure, they get to lounge around all day, but even that would get boring after a while. A real problem arises when they have cooler toys than you do…more

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What A Man’s Dog Says About Him

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

What better way to gauge a man’s suitability than by scrutinizing the type of dog he owns? Finding out whether or not you’re compatible with a guy might just be as simple as looking at his dog…more…

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