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5 Tips To Help Alleviate Fireworks Anxiety In Your Pets

Summer, along with the fun and sun, also brings with it loud noises, such as fireworks and thunderstorms, which often trigger a fearful reaction in pets. Sadly, some pets express fear by…

4 Reasons Why Your Dog Rolls in Grass

My dogs love to roll in the grass and seem to revel in it, as demonstrated by the Chocolate Lab in the picture. Granted, it may seem like an odd behavior, but rolling…

7 Things You Should Know About Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

Memorial Day is now behind us, and traditionally, that marked the beginning of summer.  So, as the weather gets warmer, and the days longer, folks will want to be getting…

Of Pot and Pets In Colorado-What Vets Are Seeing

Marijuana, once believed to be the root of all evil, is becoming mainstream, and in states such as Washington Colorado and others, it is big business indeed. What many forget,…

10 Common Household Items That Are Poisonous To Pets

Our homes are filled with danger for our pets.  I know any number of people who have left their kitchen cabinets open only to find that their puppy has eaten the bleach…

9 Common Myths of the Freshwater Shrimp Hobby

I have been a tropical fish enthusiast for decades, but just recently placed a tentative foot into the world of Freshwater Shrimp.  So far my experience has been less than…

How Can We Tell When Our Pets Are In Pain?

When in pain we humans can tell someone, or we can at least grimace, moan or walk funny.  Animals, however, aren’t quite as transparent, often hiding their pain until it’s…

Does My Dog Really, Really Love Me?

Do you think your pet really, really loves you, or as Bill Maher once remarked, they only love you when you feed them.  I was never a fan of Bill Maher,…

How Does a Betta Fish Know When Food is In the Water

Bettas have good eyes for short distances. They have pretty good color vision and see shapes really well. They are, however, a bit near-sighted.…

Goldfish and Tropicals Dead and Dying at Ravenna, Ohio Walmart Store

At Walmart you can find pretty much anything you need.  You can buy tires for your car, a television for your home, or a crib and mattress for your baby.  You…

Top 10 Signs Your Dog May Have Heart Disease

When it comes to heart disease and your dog, early diagnosis and treatment can make all the difference between life and death.  As a dog owner, you should be aware of the…

5 Deadly Winter Pet Hazards

Winter is full of wonderment and fun for people and pets alike, but there are also dangers associated with the most frigid of seasons — especially outdoors. Read on for the…

Why Are There So Many Fat Cats?

When talking about fat cats, I’m not talking about Wall Street Bankers or corporate kings.  No, although the same question could apply I suppose.  In this case I’m talking about real…

Study: Dogs Can Determine Emotions from Reading Facial Expressions

For those of us who love our dogs like our families, because they are part of our family, are not surprised by the slew of studies released over the last…