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  • Treating Broken Bones In Cats

    If you have a cat, you may worry about how you would take care of a broken bone injury. Cats that spend time outdoors are more at risk for sustaining a bone injury. They may get into a fight with another animal, they might fall from a ledge or tree, or they may get hit by a vehicle. If you have a cat that spends time outdoors, you should be prepared on how to handle a broken bone injury should one occur.
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  • Foods You Didn't Know Were Harmful To Your Pet Rat

    Feeding pet rats is easy. The common saying is, "If you eat it, they will." Many foods are unhealthy for your rat, but he can eat it. Several foods can be dangerous and will require an emergency trip to the vet. Lactose Intolerance Like many humans, some rats can't digest the lactose in cow's milk. It will cause tummy troubles and can be dangerous. Pet rats that are lactose intolerant should not be given any foods with cow's milk, such as cheese or ice cream.
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  • How To Save Money On Bengal Cat Care

    Bengals are beautiful and delightful cats, but they aren't cheap. Most Bengals run upwards of $1000 dollars. Include the cost of daily care, and you might not think you can afford one. If you really want a Bengal, and are ready for one, then here are a few ways to save money on Bengal care that will help offset the cost of purchase but still keep them happy and healthy.
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  • Why You Need Plenty Of Taurine For Your Bengal

    You have a Bengal and you've done your research on Bengal care. You might have heard that Bengals needs plenty of taurine in their food. It is an important part of your Bengal's diet and you need take it into consideration when purchasing food. What is taurine, why should your cat have lots of it, and how do you get it? What is Taurine? Taurine is a common organic compound found in fish and meat.
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  • Medicine To Keep In Your Dog's First Aid Kit

    In addition to the usual bandages, disinfectants and splints, you should also keep some medicine in your dog first aid kit. There are a few common medicines that can be used to help out your dog should they ever be in distressed. Antibiotic Ointment For Cuts If your dog ever gets cut, it is important that you clean out the cut. You do not want your dog to develop an infection.
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  • Ingesting Alcohol Can Be Deadly For Your Dog

    You may be aware that chocolate can be life threatening for your dog. However, did you know that alcohol can also be life threatening for your dog? All alcohol contains ethanol. Ethanol is a toxic substance for dogs. Keep Alcohol Away From Your Dog The easiest way to prevent your dog from experiencing alcohol poisoning is to keep alcohol away from your dog. Do not place any alcoholic drinks on low tables or chairs where your dog could knock over your drink.
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  • How To Keep Your Dog Free From Parasites

    Keeping your dog free from parasites is not only important for the dog's health but also for your own. Some parasites that find their way into the human body from the dog's body are extremely dangerous and can cause serious diseases and conditions. The Toxocara for instance, is a parasite that lives in a dog's feces and can lead to blindness. Even after taking care of your dog's mess, you are still in trouble since the parasite can attach itself to clothes and bedding.
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  • 3 Ways To Keep Your Puppy Safe And Healthy During The Holidays

    If this is your first holiday with your puppy, this can be a fun time for you both. However, you do need to keep a few things in mind so that your puppy stays healthy and safe during the holidays. Here are three ways to take care of your puppy throughout the holiday season. Keep Food and Alcohol Out of Reach You probably already know that your puppy will eat and drink almost anything, but of special concern during this time are snacks and treats that contain ingredients that are particularly bad for your dog, like chocolate.
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  • Natural Ways To Treat Arthritis In Dogs

    Taking your dog to the veterinary clinic can be expensive, especially if your dog suffers from a condition that requires medication. A common condition dogs experience is arthritis, which causes joint pain and stiffness. While many vets treat this with medication, an affordable clinic might be able to help you find some natural methods to use that are much less expensive. Here are some of the options your vet might suggest.
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  • Who Will Care For Your Cat When You Go On Vacation?

    If you are planning on taking a trip that is going to last for more than a few days, you will want to make sure that your cat is well-cared for while you are away. There are a couple of options that you can take to make sure that your cat gets proper care. You can have someone come to your home to care for your cat or you can bring it to a boarding facility.
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