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How to calculate a cat’s age in human years

What does your cat's age really mean? Comparing your cat's age to the equivalent in "human years" can help you get some perspective on your cat's stage of life. Understanding the feline aging process will help you care for your cat as experiences the challenges of growing... More

How to annoy your cat

Time to return the favor while playing with the cat The cat knows how to push your buttons and annoy you but, do you know how to annoy your cat? Cat owners around the world have had their newspapers lain on, swatted at, or attacked. It's now retribution time for the cat owner. Cats will do the... More

How to bathe your dog like a professional groomer would

Get that professional look at home There is no doubt that professional pet groomers have a special talent for making your dog look sparkling clean when they walk out of the grooming salon. But such an effect can be achieved at home for a fraction of the price. Whether you want to bathe your dogs... More

How to bathe a puppy

To keep a puppy pleasant to be around, it is important to attend to proper hygiene. Bathing should wait until the puppy is at least six weeks old and no longer nursing. Until then, it is best to simply brush the puppy. A bit of baby powder can be used to freshen the hair and skin, but be careful... More

How to care for a Pomeranian

That little bundle of fur! Congratulations on your newest family member - your Pomeranian puppy. Chances are that your dog weighs less than 2 pounds. Pomeranians are beautiful little dogs that come in a wide range of colors from snow white to jet black and everything in between. Pomeranian... More

How to clip a Chihuahua’s nails

Keeping your Chihuahua safe from hurting A Chihuahua has a lot of energy and may seem self sufficient in many aspects, although looking after them involves a lot of care and knowledge about things which need doing. Among this, one of the important aspects is clipping their nails. It may sound... More

How to help your dog survive the holidays

Five steps to a no stress holiday Deck the halls with boughs of holly, but keep the holly away from the dog. Holly is just one of many items that are poisonous to dogs. How will you and your dog survive the holidays without an emergency visit to the veterinarian's office? Simply knowing what to... More

How to care for a dying dog

Caring for a dog through the good and the bad times. It is always sad when any creature is coming to the end of its life. In the case of a dog dying it could be an animal that you have found after an accident, or your own beloved pet whose life is coming to an end. Whatever the circumstances, the... More

How to train a dog to walk on a loose leash

Walking on leash as a team Loose leash walking bewilders many dog owners. Why doesn't the dog just know how to walk on a loose leash? Why can't I just walk and the dog behaves properly on lead? Often the answer is very simple, leash and collar have not been pre-trained properly but instead just... More

How to assess a dog’s vomit

The other end of the dog and knowing what you are seeing Not all packages are wrapped in tinsel and bows. Dogs will be dogs and dogs vomit. Upset stomachs, indigestion and critical health issues cause vomiting. Aside from reflexive "ick" comments from the... More