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Making sure your pet is a cancer survivor

When a family member is sick, the whole family is affected. And when the family member happens to be the family pet, it is not much easier.

Like humans, pets can suffer everything from common colds to cancer. You know when your pet has the sniffles, but how would you know that your pet has cancer, and how would you treat it?

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Things to know when adopting pet goats

Which animal is normally considered a farm animal, but is tame enough to be a pet?


Goat kids are curious and independent, and they are ready to adopt you as a caretaker. Similar to other pets, goats are acceptable to human touch and love interaction, but there are a few things you need to know before you consider adopting pet goats.

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Health issues your pet rabbit can face

Fluffy, soft, gentle and friendly — rabbits are intelligent, social animals that love affection, making them the ideal pet for some families. A rabbit requires regular grooming and proper, balanced nutrition when living as a household pet.

As generally healthy animals, rabbits exhibit fewer health problems than most other household pets. However, as a direct result of improper grooming and unmet nutritional needs, health issues can arise in your pet rabbit.

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Why your puppy bites; how to make him stop

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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How to set up a fish tank

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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