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What Threatens Meerkats?

What Threatens Meerkats?

Like all wild animals, meerkats face a variety of threats, but what are the main dangers a meerkat is likely to face? Discover the survival challenges that meerkats ...

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Ray McLennan

Pet stores selling sadness, The Parrot Population Explosion

The captive parrot population is exploding and so is the neglect and abuse, breeders, Bird Food Manufacturers all seek to keep this trend growing in the name of...

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As a consequence, they are better placed to fight any disease effortlessly. Alternatively, you can give them organic and natural food.As a consequence, they are better placed to fight any disease

By: Simon Liva l Pets > Dogs l Dec 10, 2012
Ray McLennan

The captive parrot population is exploding and so is the neglect and abuse, breeders, Bird Food Manufacturers all seek to keep this trend growing in the name of profits,with no regard for the

By: Ray McLennan l Pets > Birds l Oct 25, 2012

The Cardinal is the Kentucky state bird. Many people love watching them in their backyards but are not familiar with the facts about this Northeastern bird. They are stunning against any

By: Jack l Pets > Birds l Sep 10, 2012

Establishing and maintaining good levels of oral health is important for both humans and animals to ensure they can enjoy a quality of life. Each part of the mouth area, from the teeth to the

By: Edward Swan l Pets > Dogs l Jul 28, 2012

There's more to keeping your dog at home than just installing an invisible pet fence and hoping for the best. Take steps to train your dog so he understands and accepts his boundaries.

By: Penny Q Jones l Pets > Dogs l Jul 06, 2012

Dogs face many complications and diseases during their lifetime and effects from parasites are one of them. This article entails some significant features that can help you understand the importance

By: Kannoujia Tapas l Pets > Dogs l Jul 05, 2012

It is extremely common that people will become confused about which dog food to buy for their loved canine companion. Some dog foods that claim they are healthy and tantalise your dogs taste buds can

By: Zoe L Robinson l Pets > Dogs l Jul 05, 2012

Owning a dog is a fabulous experience and the dog-human bond is a unique and very special attachment. If you have ever owned a dog and know how that bond works, you will also realise the importance

By: Zoe L Robinson l Pets > Dogs l Jul 05, 2012

If you accept the notion that a dog is man's best friend (and who indeed could refuse that), then you have to accept the need to provide your pet with the very best in care and nutrition. Dog food is

By: Zoe L Robinson l Pets > Dogs l Jul 05, 2012
Madeleine Innocent

Treating your dog naturally can cure every disease under the sun, including canine diabetes. It can do this because the focus is on the immune system rather than the disease or condition. With a

By: Madeleine Innocent l Pets > Dogs l Jul 05, 2012

Before buying a Miniature English bulldog puppy, read this quick guide to get you geared up and ready for your new pet. This article contains guidelines and information on the breed and caring for it

By: Diane Louise Villanueva l Pets > Dogs l Jul 04, 2012

When it comes to the health of a pet, there aren't many things that people won't do. Dedicated pet owners take their animals to the vet and make sure they have the proper exercise. They also research

By: Jamie Lansley l Pets > Dogs l Jul 04, 2012
Dr Andrew Jones, DVM

Dog lumps are a cause of big concern for many a dog owner; the primary one being is this cancer, and what should you do about it. In this article you will learn about the common lumps and bumps in

By: Dr Andrew Jones, DVM l Pets > Dogs l Jul 03, 2012
Irene Lizarraga

Ant farms have become a popular accessory on most homes, but in order to ensure the health and safety of its occupants it's extremely important to remember that ants are living beings, not just a

By: Irene Lizarraga l Pets > Insects Arachnids l Jul 01, 2012
Irene Lizarraga

While it is true that an ant is not likely to climb on the sofa and cuddle with you, or answer when called by its name, thanks to the invention of ant farms they can be considered pets. An ant farm

By: Irene Lizarraga l Pets > Insects Arachnids l Jul 01, 2012

It is the nature of dogs to chew on stuff, and he doesn't always know which stuff is appropriate. That is why you have to let him chew antler dog chews so that he will not chew on your clothes,

By: Rachel Hazan l Pets > Dogs l Jun 29, 2012

If you have kids at home and you are planning on teaching them how to socially relate with your dog, then the most suitable way is training your dog on ways of communicating with human beings. Among

By: Carol Hobbs l Pets > Dogs l Jun 29, 2012
Niki Rebin

Cats are known to be extremely smart, whether they want us to know it or not. Everybody knows that a feline's amazing abilities include being able to walk on tiny surfaces, run fast, and land on

By: Niki Rebin l Pets > Cats l Jun 15, 2012

To have a cat strong and healthy, it is essential that you are fed properly. Gone are the days when being an animal is fed with leftovers, and our cat has special requirements to be healthy.

By: Shaikh Shoeb Sam l Pets > Cats l Jun 15, 2012
Sybal Janssen

The good news is that a meat grinder is not absolutely necessary if you are implementing a raw feeding program for your cat or cats. Nevertheless, I definitely recommend acquiring a good grinder

By: Sybal Janssen l Pets > Cats l Jun 14, 2012
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All species face a fight for survival, and disease is one of the biggest killers. Discover what diseases meerkats are threatened by, and what's being done to help them.

By: Sue Ricatta l Pets > Exotic l Mar 11, 2012 lViews: 651 lComments: 0
Ray McLennan

The captive parrot population is exploding and so is the neglect and abuse, breeders, Bird Food Manufacturers all seek to keep this trend growing in the name of profits,with no regard for the

By: Ray McLennan l Pets > Birds l Oct 25, 2012 lViews: 388 lComments: 0
Brenton Wallace

Do you own a Chihuahua whose shedding uncontrollably? While this tiny dog breed is known for their love, loyalty and energy, they're also known to shed often. However, there are precautions owners

By: Brenton Wallace l Pets > Dogs l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 289 lComments: 0

Like all wild animals, meerkats face a variety of threats, but what are the main dangers a meerkat is likely to face? Discover the survival challenges that meerkats face in the wild.

By: Sue Ricatta l Pets > Exotic l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 260 lComments: 0
Melissa HJ

Diatomaceous earth is composed of the fossilized remains of tiny organisms known as diatoms. The edges of these fossilized diatoms are extremely sharp and will lacerate the exoskeleton of nearly any

By: Melissa HJ l Pets > Farm Ranch l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 178 lComments: 0

Most of the possible reasons your bearded dragon isn't eating are easy to figure out with a little patience and some quick research. Bearded dragons can go for quite long periods without eating and

By: Jason Tennant l Pets > Reptiles Amphibians l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 174 lComments: 0

It is becoming increasingly popular to keep marmosets as pets. In this article you will learn some tips about keeping these adorable monkeys in your house.

By: Luke Andrews l Pets > Exotic l Apr 04, 2012 lViews: 168 lComments: 0
Mary Louise

The first step on how to build a duck pen is to select a spacious site close to the house with a good drainage and shade. Make sure you allow a space of about 11/4 square yards for every 3 ducks you

By: Mary Louise l Pets > Farm Ranch l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 155 lComments: 0
Mary Louise

Pets are just like our children, they understand the language of love and compassion. So, if you are thinking of raising Mallard ducks, then some tips given below can be quite useful.

By: Mary Louise l Pets > Farm Ranch l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 150 lComments: 0
Mike T Simpson

As a dog owner it is important that your dog is bathed regularly to keep him clean and his skin healthy and it is an essential part of dog grooming. Bathing your dog can be pleasurable for both you

By: Mike T Simpson l Pets > Dogs l Apr 27, 2012 lViews: 140 lComments: 0
Kaye Dennan

Buying a baby African Grey is an important decision that one cannot afford to take lightly. It's a commitment that can sometimes last a lifetime. Since these parrots have a very long life span, you

By: Kaye Dennan l Pets > Birds l Mar 31, 2012 lViews: 136 lComments: 0

If you want to own an exotic pet the most difficult part will probably be finding exotic animals for sale. In this article we'll explore the various possibilities to make sure you will find the

By: Luke Andrews l Pets > Exotic l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 133 lComments: 0

Different species use different reproductive strategies to ensure that their offspring survive long enough to create the next generation. Some species have thousands of babies, and give them no

By: Sue Ricatta l Pets > Exotic l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 130 lComments: 0
Dr Andrew Jones, DVM

This issue of dog vaccination is fraught with controversy and an array of conflicting opinions. There are real benefits of vaccines, but also risks, from short term lethargy, to more serious disease

By: Dr Andrew Jones, DVM l Pets > Dogs l Apr 27, 2012 lViews: 123 lComments: 0
Mary Louise

Raising baby ducks is indeed, a powerful pastime and really entertaining pursuit for your lovely kids, because the kids get amused by touching, seeing, looking the ducks. When these ducks go around

By: Mary Louise l Pets > Farm Ranch l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 122 lComments: 0

Fennec foxes are like furry Chihuahas - cute and cuddly. But taking care of a fennec fox is not as easy as taking care of a simple dog. Here is a care sheet to help you make your pet happy.

By: Luke Andrews l Pets > Exotic l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 121 lComments: 0

Fennec foxes sure are cute and energetic. But are they good pets? Can they be kept like a dog or a cat, or are they more like fish? Find out with this article.

By: Luke Andrews l Pets > Exotic l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 119 lComments: 0
Steven Barnhart

Everyone loves their pets. Animals in general, and dogs in particular, make the perfect companions for singles and families alike. Just about the only negative thing associated with dog ownership is

By: Steven Barnhart l Pets > Dogs l Apr 27, 2012 lViews: 113 lComments: 0

Tiels require a variety of foods and need a balanced diet. Seeds should never be the mainstay of their diet and only given as a treat a few times a week.

By: Randi Mendelsohn l Pets > Birds l Apr 03, 2012 lViews: 111 lComments: 0
Mary Louise

Before making some duck pen plans you should consider several issues. Simply because ducks are sensitive the best season to boost ducks is summer time. Following 28 days the small ducklings are

By: Mary Louise l Pets > Farm Ranch l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 111 lComments: 0
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Ray McLennan

The captive parrot population is exploding and so is the neglect and abuse, breeders, Bird Food Manufacturers all seek to keep this trend growing in the name of profits,with no regard for the

By: Ray McLennan l Pets > Birds l Oct 25, 2012 lViews: 388 lComments: 0
Melissa HJ

Diatomaceous earth is composed of the fossilized remains of tiny organisms known as diatoms. The edges of these fossilized diatoms are extremely sharp and will lacerate the exoskeleton of nearly any

By: Melissa HJ l Pets > Farm Ranch l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 178 lComments: 0

All species face a fight for survival, and disease is one of the biggest killers. Discover what diseases meerkats are threatened by, and what's being done to help them.

By: Sue Ricatta l Pets > Exotic l Mar 11, 2012 lViews: 651 lComments: 0

There's more to keeping your dog at home than just installing an invisible pet fence and hoping for the best. Take steps to train your dog so he understands and accepts his boundaries.

By: Penny Q Jones l Pets > Dogs l Jul 06, 2012 lViews: 88 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Okay so, I doubt if any humans really want to slaughter a bunch of animals, and although there are some hunters who do it for sport, which is somewhat of a genetic throwback, I don't think that

By: Lance Winslow l Pets > Farm Ranch l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0

Figuring out how to train your dog to go potty outside is something that an owner should take the time to do in order to ensure that their pet is disciplined and that chances of any unwanted

By: Timothy I Ng l Pets > Dogs l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 73 lComments: 0

In the March 2012 Atlantic, there is an article entitled "How Your Cat is Making You Crazy," by Kathleen McAuliffe. Her paper is about one scientist - Jaroslav Flegr, an evolutionary biologist at

By: Michele N Michaels l Pets > Cats l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0

If you have a pregnant cat, then you will want to know when she is ready to have her kittens. This is an important day and you should prepare for it well. You should have a "nesting area" ready for

By: Sally Endaer l Pets > Cats l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 109 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

All cats are predators. Just like humans, the cat hunts and kills its food. Living in our mega-cities, we have lost an every-day awareness of the basic fact of Life: it's eat or be eaten. While I

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Pets > Cats l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Rebecca Shelly

Our pets are family and we don't like to see them sick or suffering. If they are experiencing symptoms like lethargy from a fever, pain of any type or not eating this is the time for a vet visit to

By: Rebecca Shelly l Pets > Cats l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Katty Dicus

The day has come to pick up your new kitten. You're really excited and you've made a list of things to buy for him. You've also added your vet to the list. You are worried about your kitten clawing

By: Katty Dicus l Pets > Cats l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Katty Dicus

Cats get the flu just like people. The medical term is "upper respiratory infection" or URI. It is caused by two feline viruses and will run its course in 7 to 10 days, but it must be treated. The

By: Katty Dicus l Pets > Cats l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Katty Dicus

If you live in a damp climate, chances are your pet, house and lawn have fleas. Fleas are the toughest parasite to get rid of and it takes a little work. Fleas are worse in the summer months, but

By: Katty Dicus l Pets > Cats l Feb 15, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Katty Dicus

Most people use harsh chemicals to get rid of fleas in their house, on their cats and in their yard. These chemicals are very toxic and can cause serious illness or even death if not used carefully.

By: Katty Dicus l Pets > Cats l Feb 15, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Katty Dicus

Cat owners are becoming aware of the toxic chemicals in the spot-on vial flea treatment. It's convenient just squeezing the tube between the shoulder blades on your cat. But your cat pays the price.

By: Katty Dicus l Pets > Cats l Feb 15, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Katty Dicus

Most cats get ear mites at one time or another. Cats with ear mites are miserable with symptoms of head shaking, itching and scratching the ears. Hundreds of these tiny bugs are invading your cat's

By: Katty Dicus l Pets > Cats l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0

Cat lovers are a unique breed of people. Gifts for cat lovers should be cat themed. Excellent choices could be figurines, home decor pieces, calendars, afghans, or books.

By: Linda M Palmer l Pets > Cats l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Larissa Vinci

To ensure maximum benefit from your mane and tail braiding, you should be sure to use a shampoo or hair treatment that is designed for horse braiding. These three options are four of the best horse

By: Larissa Vinci l Pets > Horses l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0
Larissa Vinci

There are few things you can do to increase the health and happiness of your horse that are as simple as braiding. While it may take a bit longer at first, once you are practiced in braiding, this

By: Larissa Vinci l Pets > Horses l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Larissa Vinci

One of the most important steps in braiding a horse's mane and tail is preparing the hair for braiding. Picking the proper shampoos and treatments are an essential part of effective braiding.

By: Larissa Vinci l Pets > Horses l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
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