Articles for category: Pets

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Treating and Preventing Ich Fish Disease

Ich is one of the most common fish diseases known in the fish environment. It is a parasite that invades the skin of a fish, feeding on the blood and nutrients until it is fully grown after a few days. Once it is finished feeding off of the fish it falls out to the bottom ...

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All About the Breed: Miniature Fox Terrier

Also known as the Mini Foxie, the Miniature Fox Terrier is a loyal and playful breed. But how do you know whether you are ready to purchase a pet and if this breed is right for you? This information is absolutely necessary in making the decision to purchase a pet. History The origin of the ...

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What to Feed a Quaker Parrot

Quaker Parrots are fun animals to be around. If you want to play then they are ready. If you want to talk then they are amongst the best talkers per price around the bird world. If you want to sleep, they’ll let you sleep…mostly. I bought my Quaker, Boom Boom a couple of years ago. ...

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How to Care for Jack Dempsey Fish

The Jack Dempsey cichlid fish is named after boxing great Jack Dempsey due to it being an extremely strong and energetic fish. These fish are sought after by many aquarium enthusiasts because of their colorful scales and energetic nature. You are probably reading this to learn how to care for Jack Dempsey fish. It is ...

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Hypertension in Dogs: Causes and Diagnosis

If your dog has been healthy up to this point, it can be a shock to get a diagnosis of hypertension. Veterinarians always customize the treatment of canine hypertension to meet the needs of the patient. In order to treat your dog successfully, a vet needs to consider all the potential causes of high blood ...

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Feline Diabetes: Symptoms, Treatments, and the Insulin Shot

WHAT TO LOOK FOR: SYMPTOMS OF FELINE DIABETES Sally has a cat named Kitty and has never heard of feline diabetes. She is also quite unimaginative when it comes to naming her pet. Kitty is a seven-year-old male who has been neutered. Lately, Sally has noticed that Kitty’s litter is soaked: the litter is not ...

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Complete Guide to Hamsters and Water Bottles

Hamsters instinctively know how to find water in their environment, so they adapt to the standard inverted water bottle feeder handily, usually. Inverted water bottles are easy to use if they’re properly filled and sealed; a simple lick of the bottle’s spout releases a drop of water onto the hamster’s tongue. Since water dishes can ...

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How to Stop a Puppy from Chewing on Wood Furniture

Puppies are little creatures of destruction when they’re teething, and a puppy will chew on anything to ease his pain – even your expensive wood furniture. Take your eyes off your puppy for just a few moments and you may find him chewing on the rungs of dining room chairs, wood furniture legs, beds, and ...

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How to Groom a Maltese

The Maltese have a fine haired, pure white coat that flows all the way to the floor. That’s not really that long since a Maltese is a very small breed dog. Having a pure white long haired dog may seem a little overwhelming to new pet owners. Grooming is required, but does not take very ...