One thing that can be a constant headache for dog owners is a puppy that just will not stop biting. No matter how friendly and cute the little guy is, if he is always trying to gnaw on something or someone, then there is a problem.
A dog that is still biting people when he grows up can lead to serious trouble when he nips people. It is never a good idea to have a biting dog around young children, either.
As his master, you must teach the dog that biting is not acceptable. The best way to do that is by using dog language to teach him. It is ideal to train him when he is still a puppy, so that you can nip the habit in the bud.
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Owning a fish tank is a fun and entertaining experience for people of all ages. When it comes to aquariums, there are many different options in size, type and cost that are determined by the amount and kind of fish you want to keep.
Choosing your fish
First, decide which types of fish you are interested in keeping in your fish tank. You should research to find the fish you like that are similar in size, temperament and care requirements.
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Although many people commonly associate horses with Kentucky or western parts of the United States, did you know that according to a 2005 American Horse Council study, North Carolina ranked eighth among all states in the number of horses?
Most of our state’s horses are domesticated. They bring unique challenges to anyone who has them as a pet.
Here are some basic considerations to keep in mind when caring for a horse.
Continue reading Some good ol’ horse sense: How to keep your equine fine
After easing your pet into the water, start with the shoulders and work your way from there. Photo: http://prodogaholic.blogspot.com
One of the secrets to giving your pet a great and stress-free bath is to properly prepare long before there is any water in the tub.
It is important that you wear clothes that you do not mind getting wet and dirty, and to gather your bathing supplies. These should include shampoo specially formulated for your pet (animal shampoos and washes are created specifically for them, and should not be used for humans, nor should human shampoos and soaps be used on pets), a brush and 1-2 large, absorbent towels (the number and size of the towels will depend on the size of your pet). Continue reading How To Properly Bathe Your Pet