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1.Air Scent Dogs - SAR Dogs by Rodrigo Trigosso
Air scent dogs are the best-known type of SAR dogs. They are used to find victims of avalanches and urban disasters, drowned people, human remains in crime scenes, etc. Unlike tracking dogs, air scent ones seek in the surroundings for any human scent (except their guide's scent). Therefore, they ...
[Added: 04 Mar 2007   Hits: 2025   Words: 432]

2.A Review of Different Types of Cats by Jack Moundon
Over the past thousands of days, cats have pretty often cared their breeding themselves. In the brand, they were used for one reason - search and downing rodents. As the days progressed, we began to cover cats many ...
[Added: 26 Feb 2007   Hits: 1245   Words: 528]

3.Breeding and Selling Dogs by Janet
Dogs are among the most popular domestic animals and breeding them can be both fun and rewarding. It just takes commitment and several guidelines to be successful in breeding and selling dogs. WHAT IS INVOLVED IN BREEDING? Breeding dogs involve thorough ...
[Added: 17 Feb 2007   Hits: 1864   Words: 546]

4.Dog Care: Top 10 Ways To Keep Your Dog Forever Young by Debra Primovic
There is a large disparity between the life spans of dogs and humans. After having loved a pet and lost one, it seems unfair. The best we can do is to keep our friends as healthy as possible and "forever young." Here are ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 1088   Words: 816]

5.Is Pet Insurance Right for You and Your Dog? by Debra Primovic
Many dog owners today try to be frugal on their dog's medical care, Deciding if pet insurance is right for you and your dog can be difficult. Here is the question: can you afford an unexpected thousand dollars' expense? Or even more? If not, then you should consider pet ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 1205   Words: 446]

6.Tracking Dogs - The Nose Job by Rodrigo Trigosso
Tracking dogs follow a lost person's path from a starting point to where the person is. These dogs are able to seek lost people because they are trained to discriminate human scents. In other words, ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 1746   Words: 498]

7.Tips on Obedience Training For Your Pet Dog by Benz Slow
A well-trained and an obedient dog is what you desire for your pet dog. You want your pet dog to behave everywhere you take him. You want him to know what is right and wrong to avoid causing trouble anywhere, ...
[Added: 15 Feb 2007   Hits: 881   Words: 673]

8.Teaching Your Puppy Obedience Lessons by Benz Slow
Teaching your puppy obedience lessons is very advantageous compared to grown-up dogs. It is because the learning capabilities on how a puppy responds to its environment are not yet completely developed. This implies that you need to discipline and teach ...
[Added: 15 Feb 2007   Hits: 876   Words: 535]

9.Obedience Training For Your Pet Dog by Benz Slow
Dog is considered as man's best friend although it is an animal. Its thinking capacity is not like as that of the human being and that's why behavioral problem of dog occurs. These behavioral problems can lead to ...
[Added: 15 Feb 2007   Hits: 928   Words: 586]

10.Love Boxer's? So do we. by Elyse Lavery
We love the Boxer breed. They are awesome dogs and they are great with kids and other animals. They are loyal and kind, They are just the sweetest and funniest breed that you have ever seen. They will ...
[Added: 13 Feb 2007   Hits: 1128   Words: 438]

11.Secrets of Professional Dog Trainers: Top 10 Tips to Successfully Training Your Dog Yourself by Dr. Nicholas Dodman
Dog obedience training is one of the best things you can do for your dog and yourself. Obedience training doesn't solve all behavior problems, but it is the foundation for solving just about any problem including soiling your house, destroying your belongings, barking excessively, digging holes in your yard, fighting ...
[Added: 10 Feb 2007   Hits: 877   Words: 823]

12.Feeding Your Pet Fresh Foods by Sherry Massey
Okay, I admit it. I am fascinated, overly curious, not quite obsessed with the idea of "you are what you eat." If you could see me, you'd say I need to lose more than a ...
[Added: 09 Feb 2007   Hits: 1089   Words: 1285]

13.Cat Breeds - Choosing The Best Breed by Susan Richards
Which types of cats are right for you and your family? There is a large number of different cat breeds that one can choose from. Many of these breeds can easily adapt to home living, and make excellent pets for you and your children. So ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 1310   Words: 766]

14.Persian - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
The origins of the Persian cat are murky, at best. Some claim that the Persian is descended from the Sand cat, but this cannot be proven. It is also thought that somehow Angoras were crossbred with Chinese longhairs or Russian ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 889   Words: 393]

15.Ragdoll - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
The Ragdoll breed of cat was developed by a breeder in California, Ann Baker, in the 1960s. She bred a white female Persian that carried Siamese markings to a male Birman. She introduced those offspring to a female Burmese, resulting in today's Ragdoll, a medium sized breed with ...
[Added: 27 Jan 2007   Hits: 789   Words: 515]

16.Electronic Dog Training Collar by BerConeBusiness
Some dog owners and professional trainers use electric training collars as a part of a training regimen to learn the dog new tricks, not just to stay off the furniture and not to jump up on people. Usually if you tell the dog to come and slap your leg, ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007   Hits: 486   Words: 345]

17.Dog supplies for all dogs by Clint Jhonson
Dogs are trustful partners standing by our side for good and for worse. They have always been man's best friends, particularly in a time when the range of possible rewards goes beyond mere kindness and ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007   Hits: 845   Words: 804]

18.Abyssinian - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
A wild looking cat, the Abyssinian is thought to be one of the oldest breeds in the world. Though paintings of them have been found in ancient Egyptian art, their exact origins are unclear. Some believe they came ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007   Hits: 883   Words: 425]

19.Pet supply unparalleled shopping experience by David Yuri
It was only recently that we started to pay attention to the significance of helping our pets lead a healthy, normal life. Today, the pet supply industry is making huge profits introducing new products concerning health care issues, ...
[Added: 25 Jan 2007   Hits: 900   Words: 826]

20.Tonkinese - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
The Tonkinese breed is widely considered a 'newer' breed, a cross between a Burmese and a Siamese, though some dispute this saying the breed existed in the 1800s. The first known Tonkinese was Wong Mau, a descendant of ancient Burmese. Wong Mau was bred with a Siamese and ...
[Added: 23 Jan 2007   Hits: 982   Words: 412]

21.Puppy Training - Three Important Tips For Every Puppy by David Anthony
There are a number of excellent puppy training tips that can help you teach your new dog. Play is a very large part of any puppy's early life. But were you aware that playtime can also be learning time as well? Play can be a valuable tool ...
[Added: 22 Jan 2007   Hits: 555   Words: 660]

22.Maine Coon - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
Like many older breeds, the origin of the Maine Coon is unclear and steeped in rumor. Some believe Maine Coons, also known as American Longhair, American Shag, American Forest Cat, American Snughead and Maine Trick Cat, are a cross between semi-domestic wild cats and raccoons (doubtful if not impossible). ...
[Added: 22 Jan 2007   Hits: 755   Words: 480]

23.Moving With Pets by The House Team
Cat-fits in the car, guinea pigs escaped at the diner, the snake that got left behind, and the dog that bit the moving man... you could fill a book with tales of the trials of moving with pets. But it doesn't have to be that way, ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2007   Hits: 655   Words: 724]

24.Norwegian Forest Cat - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
Thought to date back to the time of the Vikings, the Norwegian Forest Cat is an old breed. References to this type of cat can be found in Norse mythology and Norwegian fairytales, but the true origins of his breed are unknown. Domestic breeding ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 847   Words: 452]

25.Pet Care Partners - Boarding Kennels by Sherry Massey
Chances are, at one time or another you will need to turn to someone else to care for your dog. Perhaps you've accepted a work assignment that will keep you out of town for a month. Maybe you're finally going on that long awaited cruise. Whatever ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 766   Words: 1511]

26.Search and rescue dogs by Rodrigo Trigosso
Despite all the technological and scientific advances, such as GPS, satellite images and robots, dogs are still one of the best tools of any search and rescue (SAR) team. While the victim of a disaster undergoes an almost eternal nightmare ...
[Added: 17 Jan 2007   Hits: 875   Words: 654]

27.Burmese - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
The modern Burmese breed has roots muddled in history. It is generally believed that Burmese are a man made breed descending from the crossbreeding of a Siamese and an ancient version of a pure Burmese (that later died out). This Burmese ...
[Added: 17 Jan 2007   Hits: 649   Words: 468]

28.Dog Collar Training by Wayne Daffern
Whether the worry is to teach your dog or pass on an individuality to it, dog collars and straps represent a vital role. Dog collars are available in a selection of forms, dimensions and fashions, and ...
[Added: 11 Jan 2007   Hits: 620   Words: 426]

29.Top 7 Dog Breeds: Get Home Your Companion by Javier Fuller
Dogs are considered to be a man's best companion. And they are available in different forms. So from the widely available types of dog breeds you can choose upon the companion of your life. The different types of dog breeds ...
[Added: 10 Jan 2007   Hits: 731   Words: 581]

30.Avoiding Equine Emergencies In the Trailer by Ann Marie Henry
For as long as people have made horses a part of their lives, there have been horse related emergencies. Those who don't know much about horses are often surprised that these seemingly graceful and beautiful animals ...
[Added: 10 Jan 2007   Hits: 644   Words: 783]

31.Sleeping with the enemy by Rodrigo Trigosso
"Allowing your dog to sleep in your bed will make of him a terrible monster. He will think he is the leader of the pack and, then, you will have to be his servant." That's what, according to the alpha dog theory, would happen if you ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 736   Words: 649]

32.Attack dogs - useful or dangerous? by Rodrigo Trigosso
Attack dogs are dogs trained to bite people on command. Although these dogs are usually associated with police work, they had different uses in the history of human-canine relationship. Hundreds of years ago, attack dogs were used to break the first ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 720   Words: 584]

33.Caring for Aging Pets: How Do We Handle the Challenges? by S. Tzirlin
Thanks to extraordinary advances in veterinary care, our pets are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. Vital as regular visits to the vet may be, though, pet owners can play a central role in keeping their dogs and cats ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 952   Words: 413]

34.A Guide To Dog Training by Wayne Daffern
Before starting dog training, it is best that you know your options well. These days you can find many types of dog training, in many different places. These trainings vary in price and each one them has something different to offer. The first ...
[Added: 30 Dec 2006   Hits: 536   Words: 571]

35.Clicker Training Your Dog by Wayne Daffern
If you are looking to train your dog you might consider using the 'clicker training' method, which has recently become popular amongst dog trainers all over the country. In this method the trainer has to make use of a clicker, a tiny plastic box with a metal button which ...
[Added: 26 Dec 2006   Hits: 626   Words: 517]

36.Boston Terrier - The facts every owner of this dog breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
The Boston Terrier is one of the few breeds of dog that America can claim as its own. Around 1870, Robert C. Hooper of Boston purchased Hooper's Judge, a cross between an English Bulldog and an English White Terrier. ...
[Added: 21 Dec 2006   Hits: 1151   Words: 500]

37.Clicker Training, Will That Work with My Parrot? by Zevs Borealis
Parrot Clicker Training If you have any interest in training your parrot to take food from your mouth or ring a little bell, you can! Bird training is no longer regulated to the professionals. Taking the time to train your pet parrot ...
[Added: 12 Dec 2006   Hits: 676   Words: 585]

38.Betta Fish Information that Will Change Your Life! by Yanik White
One of the really cool things about betta fish, is that they have extremely well-developed eyesight. Because of this, the betta fish will learn to swim to the surface when it sees your hand over the bowl to ...
[Added: 12 Dec 2006   Hits: 812   Words: 457]

39.Dog Diseases: A Quick Guide To Fight The Early Symptoms by Javier Fuller
Like all the domestic animals, dogs are susceptible to many diseases. So in order to keep them healthy, it is necessary to understand the various diseases they can suffer from. Here is your quick guide on common dog diseases: Rabies: This disease is caused ...
[Added: 12 Dec 2006   Hits: 594   Words: 675]

40.Keeping Your Dog Safe In Your Vehicle by Melissa Murray
Would we put our children in the backseat of our vehicle without strapping them in safely? Of course not! So why then would we let our dog run free around the vehicle? In a collision at speeds of only 30mph, a 15lb dog can exert a force of ...
[Added: 11 Dec 2006   Hits: 764   Words: 736]

41.Exotic - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
In the 1960s a Persian was crossed with a Domestic Shorthair in an attempt to create a Persian with only short hair. The result was today's Exotic, a breed that looks strikingly similar to the Persian, but with less maintenance involved, hence the nickname, 'the lazy ...
[Added: 11 Dec 2006   Hits: 663   Words: 447]

42.Taming Exotic Pets by Jun Jui
The largest industry leader is still pet supply, and companies like PetCo and PetSmart are the leading forces, providing everything from pet foods to grooming. Companies like these have evolved because their services are based on the growth of the pet population, and our need ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2006   Hits: 627   Words: 580]

43.Caring for Pet Ferrets by Harry Morton
The rich and famous are known for starting all types of trends and one of the latest is using pets for fashion accessories. Famous for nothing Paris Hilton and pop starlet Britney Spears are just a few of the individuals in the limelight carrying small pocket sized pets ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2006   Hits: 553   Words: 668]

44.Before Buying Exotic Pets by Gina Smith
Each year millions of family pets are lost, and end up at shelters that have no idea who these pets belong to, or how to contact the owners to return the pets. But, something as simple as a pet tag that you only have ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2006   Hits: 345   Words: 631]

45.Exotic Pets For Sale Online by Harry Lim
There are many of us who consider our pets as part of the family, and this is evidenced by a recent statistic that states 65% of all U.S. homes own at least one pet. Along with this increase in pet ownership comes the need for services tailored for our pet's ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2006   Hits: 836   Words: 571]

46.An Alligator for an Exotic Pet by Gina James
There are many of us who consider our pets as part of the family, and this is evidenced by a recent statistic that states 65% of all U.S. homes own at least one pet. Along with this increase in pet ownership comes the need for services ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2006   Hits: 362   Words: 623]

47.Box Turtles as Exotic Pets by Francis Urina
When looking for a pet think of how much time and dedication you have for walking it, feeding it, and all the other responsibilities that come along with owning a pet. If you don't want to be involved in all of the ...
[Added: 08 Dec 2006   Hits: 262   Words: 591]

48.Exotic Pet Health Insurance by June Irub
The rich and famous are known for starting all types of trends and one of the latest is using pets for fashion accessories. Famous for nothing Paris Hilton and pop starlet Britney Spears are just ...
[Added: 08 Dec 2006   Hits: 223   Words: 602]

49.Spiders' Increasing Popularity As Exotic Pets by Neo Lim
Each year millions of family pets are lost, and end up at shelters that have no idea who these pets belong to, or how to contact the owners to return the pets. But, something as simple as a pet tag that you only have to register for once, because ...
[Added: 08 Dec 2006   Hits: 228   Words: 616]

50.Dachshund - The facts every owner of this dog breed should know by Robert W. Benjamin
Dachshund (pronounced DAK sund) originated in Germany, during the 18th and 19th centuries, to hunt badgers. In fact, Dachshund means, 'badger dog' in German. Their unique size and shape made them the perfect hunting dog. Their small legs allowed them to burrow into the ground and ...
[Added: 08 Dec 2006   Hits: 402   Words: 505]


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