Creature Comforts: Tips for Moving with Pets

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Designate one family member to be responsible for your pet. What other tips do you have from your experience? The post Creature Comforts: Tips for Moving with Pets appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. Moving is a stressful endeavor. There are boxes to pack, valuables to secure, and furniture to disassemble. But when your shift from one home to another involves a pet, the undertaking becomes even more, err, ruff.

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Pet-Friendly Travel Tips

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Pet-Friendly Travel Tips. Pet friendly hotels, campgrounds and other summer vacation facilities recognize that “family vacation” just wouldn’t be the same without Fido and Sylvester! VCA veterinarian and pet health expert Dr. Donna Spector recommends keeping the following tips in mind: Make Proper Travel Arrangements – If you are flying, make sure to reserve a space with the airline. Written by VCA Animal Hospitals and Dr. Donna Spector, DVM, DACVIM. June 16, 2011.

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Creature Comforts: Tips for Moving with Pets

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Here, I’ve gathered several useful tips to ensure that your move purrs right along. Designate one family member to be responsible for your pet. What other tips do you have from your experience? Moving is a stressful endeavor. There are boxes to pack, valuables to secure, and furniture to disassemble. But when your shift from one home to another involves a pet, the undertaking becomes even more, err, ruff.

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7 Tips for Creating a Dog-Friendly Yard

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The following tips will help you create a beautiful yard where you and your dog can happily coexist. While the focus of your landscaping design may revolve around creating an attractive atmosphere and making humans comfortable, the family dog deserves consideration as well. Considering our canine companions when designing a landscaping plan is a perfect way to make our pets a true part of the family.

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My large Pied Oystercatcher family

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Having found my large Pied Oystercatcher family last week I have spent a lot of time with them this week. The Pied Oystercatcher family, which almost looks like a small flock, have remained in the same place at high tide all week. Once the tide dropped they moved forward as a family and wandered along the exposed sand looking for food. Pied Oystercatcher family looking for food. The family of Pied Oystercatchers.

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12 Tips for new dog owners.

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This is a great article, and while it is geared towards the new dog at the White House, the tips are important for anyone who is getting ready to welcome a new furry friend into the family. 12 Tips for the Obama Family and Their New Adopted Dog, Bo. But these tips aren’t just for the First Family, they are for all dog guardians welcoming a new canine member into their family.

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Great cat tips from Housecat Housecall

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Katrina Warren and the experts at Animal Planet’s “ Housecat Housecall ”, presented by Purina Cat Chow, have put together some simple tips to help families conquer some common cat care issues. Here are some good tips for prospective cat owners: What should I do before bringing a new kitten into the family? How do I ensure I find the right kitten or cat for me and my family? Finding the ideal companion cat can be a fun project for the whole family.

Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe During the “Dog Days of Summer”

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Families get ready for fun in the sun with loads of sunscreen and cute hats, but many don’t realize they need to safeguard their four-legged friends from the spiking temperatures as well. Dogs can get sunburned, especially on the nose, ear tips and any spots with exposed skin. As summer approaches and temperatures rise, many people heed the advice of experts and take precautionary steps to avoid the sun’s harmful rays.

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Fourth of July Cat Safety Tips

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For pets, Independence Day can be a day (and night) of unsettling noises, separation from the family, confusion and danger. The post Fourth of July Cat Safety Tips appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. July 4th is a day filled with cook-outs, fireworks, swimming, and in general, good times… for the humans, that is. cats holidays

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Analogue vs. digital birding

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Talking of eBird, why don’t they show users the list of the bird families they observed? My life list is not even a thousand species long, yet, I birded four continents and the list of bird families should be quite interesting.). Birding beginning birding birding tipsLooking at a photo of a dozen birders on a Colombia tour, it stroke me that they were either using binoculars or cameras. Not a single one was using a scope.

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Birding crème de la crème: Asia – Corbett to Taman Negara

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Kaziranga National Park is famous for having 80% of the surviving population of the Indian Rhinoceros , as well as being the favourite park of the British royal family, whenever they visit India. Destinations Asia birding tips ecotourism India Malaysia Thailand travel world birdwatch

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Tips for a safe Labor Day with your pets.

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Labor day often means the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be celebrating with family and friends! Here are some important tips to keep your pets safe and healthy during the holiday celebrations. Insects can be a real bother, but don’t use insect repellents on your pet unless they are made specifically for use on animals. Improper use of insect repellent that contains DEET can lead to neurological problems. Always assign a pet sitter.

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Spotted Thick-knee

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Spotted Thick-knee Spotted Thick-knee By Redgannet • March 19, 2011 • 14 comments Tweet Share The Burhinidae family of Thick-knees (also known as Stone-curlews or Dikkops) consists of 9 species in 2 genera, Burhinus and Esacus. Hat-tip to Stella.

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Stalking a Kiwi Icon

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In spite of this New Zealand does have an iconic family of birds that has served as an emblem for the country for over a century, the kiwi. Hat-tip to Stella. Tags: features , kiwi , national bird , new zealand • Camping tents - Check out our pop up tents , family tents , and more!

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Nine-legged Plover?

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Hat-tip to Mike McDowell. Hes only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasnt working as a union representative or spending time with his family. Hat-tip to Stella. Tags: Asides • Camping tents - Check out our pop up tents , family tents , and more! home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Asides / Nine-legged Plover? Nine-legged Plover?

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Cool Summer Tips for Your Pet

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My brother suffered from some pretty bad allergies while we were growing up, so a dog was never an option for my family. After taking the time to read up on proper pet care and soliciting advice and tips from my dog-loving friends, I slowly began to feel comfortable taking care of Trevor as the long weekend progressed. But I’ve never forgotten some of the important tips I learned that first month – especially in regards to keeping your pet safe from the hot summer sun.

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Win a Copy of Hawks at a Distance

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Go win a copy and you might get it before I get off my keister and write my review… Tags: Asides • Camping tents - Check out our pop up tents , family tents , and more! Hes only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasnt working as a union representative or spending time with his family. Hat-tip to Stella.

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Urban Resource Institute and Purina Unveil the Purina Play Haven

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Studies show that as many as 48% of domestic violence victims stay in abusive situations out of fear of what would happen if they left their pets behind, and more than 70% of pet owners who enter shelter report that the abuser has threatened, injured, or killed family pets. Among New York City’s 50 domestic violence shelters, URI is the only one that accommodates pets, filling a critical gap by addressing the unique challenges families with pets face.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of July 2021)

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I found myself fully immersed in marine species while boating, fishing, and birding coastal Virginia with family this weekend. Rarely has Corey ever moved so fast and by very shortly after 8AM he was at Breezy Point and speed walking out to the tip!

“Purr-fect Times of our Lives” contest

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We know that your cat is a part of the family, and we want to see how you have included them in special occasions! To help get you in the mood, check out the lastest edition of Petco PurinaPURR where you will see tips on how to include your cat in your wedding! Introducing the “Purr-fect Times of our Lives” contest! That’s right! We’re looking for pictures of cats helping owners celebrate any special occasion.

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Fully fledged Pied Oystercatcher chick

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The defining features that identify it from the parents are the grey legs and the black bill tip. On a rising tide the Pied Oystercatcher family soon found a good position to watch and wait until the reef was exposed once again. Pied Oystercatcher family at roost.

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BBS Giveaway – Pet Fire Safety Awareness

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To make it easier, we’ve assembled some great tips to help you whip your fire prevention strategy into shape! Practice Makes Perfect: Practice your evacuation plan with your family and be sure to include your pets. Be sure to share these tips with friends and family. Do your part in keeping your family and pets safe — develop a regimented routine and put backup plans into place. Yesterday was Pet Fire Safety Awareness Day.

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After all, she currently has four fur babies– all tuxedo cats (formerly strays) from the same family! features articles and tips covering all aspects of life with your dog, from selecting a dog to raising and training your canine. The site also offers a Celebrity Canines blog featuring red carpet canines, a Dog Tip of the Day, Dog News, Dog Travel, Dog of the Day, Recipes, and dog-centric festivals.

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On Birthdays, Cranes and the FDA

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Like when I was a kid and went to the mall with my family (BCP: Before Cell Phones), my parents would say: If we get lost, let's meet in front of the fountain. The widget is a Web application that contains FDA animal health and safety news alerts and tips. On Birthdays. Yesterday was Violet Rays' 10th birthday! For some reason, she likes to dig around a bit and then lie down in some partially dug up ground, partly under the shrubs.

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Top 5 Ways to Pet Proof Your Home

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Replace any uncovered trash cans with their covered counterparts, and get your family into the habit of closing the toilet lid. While you’ll want to pick up a training manual for the most in-depth tips, one thing to keep in mind is that you’ll only want to reprimand your pet for immediate infractions when they know for sure what they’ve done. With these top 5 tips, your home should stay as spotless as can be.

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Giveaway: The Dog Trainer’s Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved Pet

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As a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and the host of The Dog Trainer’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Teaching and Caring for Your Pet (which iTunes named a top podcast of 2009) Jolanta will teach you how to do everything from housetraining your dog for good to reading their body language. So whether you’ve just welcomed a new puppy into your life or are facing some struggles with an already beloved family member, this is a must-have for your puppy library!

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Back to school blues?

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But there’s one thing people often forget about: the family pet. Pet Care gives the following tips to take right now to help avoid the Back-to-School funk for pets. Also consider having the cat sleep with a different family member so they’re less attached to the kids. We thought these were all great tips. Please always consider adoption first when you decided to add a furry or feathered friend to your family.

2010 132

Easter and Bunnies

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Complete with great tips on how to decide if a pet bunny is right for you. And as always, if you decide a bunny is the right pet for your family, please check to find a bunny in need of a good home. Easter is just around the corner, and with it comes bunnies! Sadly, too many people purchase a bunny at Easter on impulse and then realize the pet isn’t a good fit. Bunnies are the third highest animal found at shelters.

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Eighty Mile Beach Pied Oystercatchers

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The bill also has a dark tip. Here are some of the photos I took of the families of Pied Oystercatchers. Eighty Mile Beach is located between Broome and Port Hedland and is a remote coastline. It is the longest uninterrupted beach in Western Australia and is 220 kilometres long.

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My Favorite Mexican Birdsongs

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Lesser Roadrunner and White-tipped Dove : Perhaps, dear reader, I should have started with a beautiful song to motivate you. And while the the gully-loving White-tipped Dove is a bird that is almost never seen, you had better know its ubiquitous song if you’re going to go birding in Michoacán. The White-tipped Dove is actually called, in Spanish, the Paloma Arroyera , or “Gully Dove” And sorry, I have yet to get a photo of this shy species.

Getting out of line

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Trips / Getting out of line Getting out of line By Redgannet • March 5, 2011 • 3 comments Tweet Share During a family holiday this week, my wife suggested that other road users and pedestrians may take my erratic driving and sudden stops as incompetence behind the wheel. Hat-tip to Stella.

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Kenyan LBJ’s (The Sequel)!

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We saw several species of this challenging family, after some time I managed to graduate with the ability to classify them as “streaked” or “unstreaked” When it came down to the actual species, however, I left it to the expert!

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Sure it’s love, but can you afford it?

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While many of us don’t wholly base our decisions to expand our families (or not) on finances, it’s important to understand how a pet will impact your budget. to see all the good tips, and read the authors own story of falling in love with a dog. This is a great reminder post from Kristen Sullivan, a writer on the FiLife website. We’ve all been there, looking at those puppy eyes, or into the eyes of any adorable pet we may fall for.

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Big Miracle Giveaway

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Big Miracle is a film inspired by the true story of a small town news reporter (played by John Krasinski) and an animal-loving volunteer (played by Drew Barrymore) who are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of majestic gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. About the story: Local newsman Adam Carlson (Krasinski) can’t wait to escape the northern tip of Alaska for a bigger market.

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Giveaway: Housecat Housecall

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“The third season of Housecat Housecall continues our mission of providing cat owners with actionable tips and tools to help them create a well-balanced home life for the whole family, including the cat,&# said Dr. Katrina Warren. “It is extremely rewarding to watch a family finally realize the true joy of having a cat after we’ve been able to help them work through all their cat’s behavioral challenges.&#.

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Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America & Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America: A Field Guide Review

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Didn’t every household have a copy of a Peterson Field Guide on the shelf, maybe a third or fourth edition that family members grew up with, which they could quickly consult to see the arrow pointing to that belly band?

Dogs and Rat Poison

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Tips for Prevention. Here are some tips for preventing your dog from eating rat poison: Place pellets/poison behind fridges, stoves, and other large appliances your dog cannot access. Although it can be costly, it is better safe than sorry for your dog, as well as your family. For more information about dogs and rat poison, a list of further symptoms, and tips on what to do in an emergency, visit

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Lucky Me!

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Told with a lot of heart and over 14 practical tips, LUCKY ME features heartwarming, up-close photographs of seven dogs and three cats: Rocky the Pug, Martha the Bernese Mountain Dog, Bogard the Vizsla, Belle the Lewellen Setter, Durham the Great Dane/Pitbull Mix, Puck the Cairn Terrier Mix, Harry the Poodle/Bichon Frise Mix and Oliver the Domestic Long-Haired Cat, Gherkin the Domestic Short-Haired Cat and Serena the Calico Domestic Short-Haired Cat. Lucky Me.

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Cape Sugarbirds in Kirstenbosch

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Promerops is a Southern African endemic family with the Cape Sugarbird, Promerops cafer , restricted to the very southern tip of the continent. Gurney’s Sugarbird , Promerops gurneyi , distributed patchily further north, is the only other member of the family. This highly diverse but restricted family of plants is well represented in Kirstenbosch, hence the good sugarbird-viewing potential.

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Same red bill with a dark tip, though. Just to confuse things even more, many other “ Emeralds ” are also in the same family and tribe, but belong to, according to current taxonomy, up to 8 different genera.

Birds of Bolivia: Field Guide–A Book Review

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Measurements veer off from the typical tip-of-bill to tip-of-tail; here the length is base-of-bill to tip-of-tail, utilizing figures Herzog obtained from museum specimens and other sources. This unfortunately happens with the large Tanager (Thraupidae) family here.

Pirates of the Caribbean

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Hey, in 1959 Walt Disney set up a studio on the island and filmed Swiss Family Robinson there! The island of Tobago in the southern Caribbean is much wilder than one could imagine.

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Owls, Owls, and more Owls in SE Arizona

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Last week, a good friend, Dan Weisz gave me a tip on the location of a family of Burrowing Owls that were extremely easy to access. I can’t begin to tell you how much fun I had sitting and watching the antics of this family of Burrowing Owls. This is one small part of the family group on the dirt between the small irrigation canal and the corn field. The last couple of weeks have really been a boom for me personally, as far as spotting our local owls goes.

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