5 things to know about pets and pests

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5 ways to de-bug your pet this spring: Ticks can be difficult to spot. Also, they can hide behind floppy ears or in long fur. Ticks may be transferred to humans. 5 things to know about pets and pests originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on June 1, 2010. Tags: guest post pet care Ticks are tiny, some about the size of a pin head. They can resemble freckles, moles or even specks of dirt.

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5 Sure-Fire Ways to Protect Your Pet From the Ice this Winter

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And while you’re bundled up in your warm jacket and roasting next to a fire, it’s important that your pets are just as protected from the cold as you are—especially smaller pets, old/sickly pets, and new puppies/kittens (they are exceptionally vulnerable to cold). That being said, continue reading below to learn some safety-animal tips for your pet this winter. Feed Your Pet More. guest post pet care

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It’s Only Hygienic

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Pets are beloved creatures that become part of your family, but if you think about everything they do during their busy days, you may wonder how hygienic they really are. Keeping a pet’s hygiene up to date is vital not only for their health but to yours as well. A well-groomed, clean and healthy pet all lead to happy owners, and less visits to the vet. One problem many dog owners find a concern and nuisance is maintaining their dog’s fur. pet care sponsored post

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Your Dog and Fleas

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Itching and biting the fur; a flea’s saliva will cause your dog to itch and scratch his skin. Similar to a human reaction to a mosquito bite. Soak your dog’s fur with this spray outdoors ( as the fleas may jump off your dog) and comb through. It can be used on humans as well, and does not smell bad. For more information about dog fleas, causes, treatment options, information about dog fleas on humans and more, please visit www.dogfleashelp.com. pet care

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Balanced Nutrition is the Key to a Healthy Diet

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We hear a lot about healthy diets, both for people and for pets. Because we choose the food for our pets, it’s important for us to understand which nutrients are essential to health. Protein helps support lean muscle tissue for adult pets, and for puppies and kittens, protein nourishes growing muscle tissue. If a pet’s diet is too low in protein this could lead to poor growth. Of course with too much fat your pet will have weight gain.

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A Hamster’s Story: The making of a novel

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Emmie loves her pets. His fur is growing mangy and patchy. Grooming his fur. She was never happier playing with the pet. Her mother came and sat next to Emmie while she held Carnie in her lap and petted him. Comforting an eight-year-old while she pets her dying hamster, dripping tears…it is easier to catch a breeze in your hands and return it to its home. Like he was the human and she was the hamster. guest post pet stories

Information On Dog Teeth Cleaning

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Oral care is just as important for a dog as grooming his fur or clipping his nails. Just as with humans, it is recommended dogs get a routine teeth cleaning done professionally. A thorough cleaning from a pet dental hygienist will help to remove any bacteria causing build ups in your dog’s gums and teeth. Early detection of dental problems – A pet dental hygienist will inspect the teeth, gums and mouth of your dog during a professional cleaning session.

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Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween Day

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Pet Care. Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween Day. Pet Care Helps to Promote Humane Halloween. Halloween may be full of tricks and treats for humans, but the holiday does not hold the same appeal for our pet counterparts. In fact, Halloween can be a downright frightening time for pets. Pet Care, the nation’s largest provider of professional pet sitting and dog walking services, has devoted his life to the safety and comfort of pets.

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Dog Collars

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Nearly every dog owner buys a collar for their new pet but few are aware of the long history and many different types of collars. Archaeology has demonstrated that humans were crafting collars for their animals at least 7000 years ago and the possibility that this is a conservative estimate is large. “Normal” collars– Most dog collars are used to dress up the family pet and to identify it to strangers who may come into contact with the animal.

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Keep pets happy and healthy in the cold months ahead.

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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; www.ifaw.org ) has compiled some tips on how to keep pets happy and healthy in the cold months ahead. While this time of year can be great fun for your pet, be sure your winter habits don’t leave them out in the cold. During this chilly, busy season, keep pets healthy and happy by following these important safety tips: · Don’t Leave Them Out in The Cold. Not all dogs were born with lush fur coats that keep off the winter chill.

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Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

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pets) that roam out-of-doors; At least 500 milllion birds are killed by cats each year (but the number is probably higher, maybe twice that or more); Cat feces, via which a dangerous parasite is distributed, amount to 1.2 As Marra and Santella note, tens of millions of people have “a deep bond and connection with cats” precisely because they’re a little bit wild, among a multitude of other reasons including soft fur, cuddliness, and playfulness.

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Tails of Aloha

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We send Animal Therapy teams to hospitals, nursing homes, Hospices and even private homes for Animal assisted Therapy (where we have animals go to individuals or groups) or Animal Assisted Activities (Where we have an animal involved with the actual therapy of an individual that is observed and documented by a Health/Human service professional.) We also do foster homes for misplaced pets and pets whose owners have been placed into nursing homes, long term hospital care or hospice.

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Halloween and Sugar Chic Couture

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They have a lot of other really fun costumes too, and many other Halloween items including dog treats that look every bit as yummy as the decorated cookies you see in bakeries for humans! Her mission is to provide the best in upscale, couture fashions and accessories for canine fur-babies. This whimsical e-boutique also features officially-licensed NFL, NBA, NCAA and MLB apparel and accessories for your pets too!

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