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Traveling Challenges with Emotional Support Animals

If you rely on an Emotional Support Animal (ESA) or follow the news, you may have noticed recent stories about some

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CBD cannabis Oil and Pets: What’s All the Hype?

CBD oils have received a lot of attention recently, especially since several states have made medical and recreational marijuana legal.

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Essential Oils and Your Pets: Are they safe?

Essential oils have become all the rage for those looking for natural remedies. They are popular because oils have potential

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Big Benefits of Small-dog Day Care

For small dogs like these and their discriminating owners, only the most specialized care will do.

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Dog Safety Tips for Families

Owning a dog can be a lot of fun, but it is also a big responsibility that cannot be taken lightly.  Keeping your dog healthy and safe while also ensuring the safety of your family and other people is important.

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Writers Who Love Their Cats

Writers from mystery novelist P.D. James to science-fiction icon Ray Bradbury and numerous others have at least one thing in common: They all love cats.

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Overweight Cats

How to tell if your cat is yoo fat and what to do about it.

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Evaluating a Horse’s Vocabulary

When we work with very young children, we keep our vocabulary simple because their understanding of spoken language is limited. A two-year-old child’s vocabulary is much smaller than that of a four-year-old or a seven-year old. But by the time that child becomes a teenager, his or her vocabulary will number in the thousands of words.

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Everything you need to know about pet insurance

It’s vital to have all your pets covered by pet insurance these days. Nobody can know what lies around the corner. Pet insurance can give you peace of mind.

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Preparing Your Dog for its First Show

Getting your dog ready for its first show is an exciting and potentially highly rewarding time.

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Longeing For Riders

Longeing without stirrups can be a wonderfully useful tool to help riders learn to relax, ride in balance, and follow the motion of the horse as they work toward developing an independent seat.

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Veterinary Trend: Cat-only Clinics

Dr. Kelly Wright, a veterinarian and the co-owner of The Cat Clinic of Orange County in Costa Mesa, Calif., doesn’t experience daily barking, panting or dog smells in her cat-only clinic. As a result, the stress levels of the cats that come in and out on a regular basis are "two or three notches down", according to Wright.

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Guide for Grooming Cats

Basic Guide for Grooming Cats covering their coat, eyes, nails and ears.

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Top Feeding Tips From Dog Owners

Every mealtime gives you the chance to provide nutrition and to nurture that special bond you have with your dog.

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The Importance of Timing

We communicate with a horse by using a corridor of pressures that suggest the shape, the pace, and the direction we want the horse to take. Removing a pressure is the horse’s "reward." It is the way we communicate to the horse, "Yes! That’s right." If your timing is off when you either apply a pressure or remove it, your communication becomes garbled. The horse will not make a clear connection between a particular pressure or corridor of pressures and the response you expect from him.

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Dog Food That Maintains Healthy Digestion

Virginia-based emergency veterinarian Katy Nelson has seen the havoc that a poor diet can wreak on a dog.

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About Ball Pythons

These snakes are a good choice for a "first pet" snake. They are generally docile, hardy, and easy to care for.

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Top 6 New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Owners

While dogs aren’t capable of resolving anything, December 31st is a good time to take stock of ways to help your dog become healthier and happier.

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Ball Python Keeping on a Budget

Reptile equipment can be expensive, but a simple setup for a ball python doesn’t have to break the bank.

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Top 7 New Year’s Resolutions for Cat Owners

As you’re writing down your new year’s resolutions, take a minute to jot down some resolutions for your cat.

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