Pets

Hypothyroidism in the German Shorthaired Pointer

Many people are diagnosed with "hypothyroidism." Although this disease is rare in the feline population, it can occur quite frequently in canines and the German Shorthaired Pointer is one of the breeds that can develop this metabolic disorder. The thyroid is an extremely important gland in the body that has two lobes and is located on both sides of the

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Bichon Frize – Perfect Apartment Dog?

The Bichon Frize is a white tassel of a dog with black eyes, eye rims and halos, lips, nose, and foot pads. Known for fewer barking problems than other small dogs, the Bichon Frize is a delightful pet dog, but you do need to adapt to certain life routines as this particular breed needs attention. Today, the Bichon Frize is

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This is why you should adopt a cat

When people decide to have a cat as a pet, they are faced with the dilemma of adopting or buying one. You can always buy a kitten from a well-known cat breeder, which is the best option if you are going for a purebred feline. However, there are several reasons why a kitten or cat from a shelter or rescue

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Putting YOU in your e-zine

I receive many ezines in my inbox each week and they all offer useful information. But there are some that I enjoy more than others. What do those I love have in common? They feel like they are coming from a REAL person. These editors put a little heart and soul into their ezines. They share information about themselves. And

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Cat care: How often should you bathe your cats?

Unlike dogs, cats are excellent at grooming. They can stay clean even without our help. However, there are also times when we must intervene. For example, those with outdoor cats know that it is not surprising to see their cats come home covered in dust or even motor oil, as they love to sneak into dark corners like cars and

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"The ugly Duckling" – Book review

Somehow, I never got a chance to read this classic tale in its original format written by Hans Christian Andersen. I have read condensed stories based on your book and never really liked the story other than the fact that it provided an interesting concept that could be debated.The plot of the story goes something like this: our hero is

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Hypoallergenic Dogs: Is This Your Dog?

When we talk about hypoallergenic dogs, we mean that they have less or less tendency to cause allergies or allergic reactions among allergic people. It has been estimated that approximately 10% of the US population is allergic to animals (American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology). Symptoms of reactions can range from watery eyes to dangerous asthma attacks. The problem

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Common questions a pug breeder should answer

If you are looking for a Pug puppy, know that you are getting a very dependent breed of dog. Due to their unnatural squashed faces, Pugs tend to have a lot of respiratory problems. Due to their wrinkled skin and flattened faces, they have trouble cleaning themselves. Due to their large eyes, they often injure their eyes. All Pug puppies

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