Pets

Pets

Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats

It works for arthritis, diabetes, incontinence, more The acupuncture treatments that millions of Americans depend on for pain relief also…

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Natural Fish-Tank Cleaner

That green goo on the side of your fish tank is keeping you from enjoying the view! Put your fish…

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How to Travel Safely with Your Pet

“Boomer, car ride!” Those were magic words to my bearded collie, who loved nothing better than taking a car trip…

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How to Name a Dog

Getting a puppy? Congratulations! But note—it’s best to stay away from one-syllable names, which can sound like a command. For…

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Is Fido a Legal Liability?

Don’t Let Your Dog Take a Bite Out of Your Assets If you own a dog, your assets might be…

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If You Love Your Pet, You Must Read This

What happens to your pet if something happens to you? Without proper planning, there is a very real chance that…

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If Your Dog or Cat Gets a Cut

Sooner or later, just about every dog or cat gets a wicked-looking cut—or, more often, a bite from another dog…

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Common Household Pet Danger

If your pet tries to chew on electrical cords or household wiring, rub the cords or wires with a dry…

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Why Your Dog Isn’t Getting Enough Exercise

My friend was shocked when her veterinarian told her that the dog she had recently adopted wasn't getting enough exercise…

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Are Cat Owners at High Risk for Suicide?

My friend, a cat owner, kept seeing news reports about “cat ladies” being at higher risk for suicide because of…

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Pet Sachet Repels Fleas

Make a small pillow or sachet bag, and fill it with cedar chips or shavings, or chamomile flowers—loose or in…

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Mourning the Loss of a Beloved Pet

When I ran into a friend and casually asked how she was, she replied, "Fine..." and then burst into tears.…

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Keep the Cat Out of the Sandbox

You can prevent cats from using a children’s sandbox as their outdoor litter box—just pour distilled white vinegar around the…

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How to Stop the #1 Killer of Dogs & Cats

Dogs and cats are more likely to die from cancer than any other single cause. Between 25% and 50% of…

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Choking Danger for Dogs: Toy Balls

Dogs that enjoy retrieving balls and carrying them around in their mouths sometimes get those balls lodged in their throats.…