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First-time Bird Owner – What you should know

Are you planning on getting a bird but you are not sure what you will need? Being a bird owner can be stressful, but with proper research, you’ll be able to know which breed to get that will match your personality and your available time. It’s like getting a dog; know the breed before you buy. Read more to find out what you will need:

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Why is my dog constantly barking? – How can I reduce it?

Is your dog’s constant barking driving you up the wall and leaving you helpless and hopeless? Barking is a dog’s way of verbalising; however, some dogs can take it too far and you need to put a stop to it before it gets any worse. Read through this easy guide to find out what could be the cause of your dog’s barking and how you can deal with it.

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Breed all about it – Pomeranian

The Pomeranian is a very fluffy little dog, but don't let that fool you! These little pups have the heart of a wolf. As a matter of fact, these little dogs’ ancestors were from Iceland and Lapland and were slay dogs. Actually not just any slay dog, but the Alaskan Malamute, the Samoyed, the Siberian Husky and the Keeshond. The Pomeranian dog breed was originally a white medium sized dog weighing between 14 - 16 kg.The Pomeranian is a dog breed of the Spitz type, that is named after the Pomerania region that is part of north-west Poland and north-east Germany in Central Europe. The person responsible for downsizing this breed was England's Queen Victoria. She loved Pomeranian's. In the late 1800, she established her own kennel and began importing smaller Poms of all colours...

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Finding the perfect dog treat for your pooch

All dogs deserve the occasional treat. Treats – especially those formulated for dogs - are designed to enhance dental health. They also provide motivation for your dog during training, and in encouraging good behaviour. Treats also benefit in strengthening the bond between you and your dog, as your dog feels good about pleasing you. And it’s a sure way to show love and affection to your dog. How do I choose the perfect treat for my dog? First of all, choose a treat that is specifically formulated for your dog. While it could be tempting to reward your dog with human food you might be causing more harm than good. Inform yourself with human foods that are suitable for dogs, or even better, follow the golden rule and treat your dog with something that was purposely made...

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The perfect treat for your cat

Treating your cat is not just a fun way of showing affection, but also part of an essential daily routine. As a proud cat owner, we lavish our kitties with love and attention, with healthy food at mealtimes, and with treats. We want to keep our cats in optimal condition, and when it comes to treats how do we choose the best one? Choosing healthy cat treats It is always advised to choose a high-quality cat treat made from domestically sourced ingredients that are nutritious and filled with added vitamins.Cats can easily become overweight; in choosing a delicious treat for your cat make sure you are informed of the best available option to keep your cat in a healthy condition. Steer clear of cheap treats; commercial products are full of artificial colourings, flavours and preservatives. Simply put;...

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