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Gerbil Habitat

When getting an alternative pet such as a gerbil, there are several considerations to make when trying to determine the type of environment to put them in. For the best advice, check with your Thorold veterinarian. Cage For the most part, there are many options for cages. One is the standard wire cage. The other

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How to Discipline Your Cat

No pet is perfect 100% of the time. How we as owners deal with this makes all the difference in the relationship that you two share. It is important to remain consistent to avoid confusion. For the best advice, check with your Colorado Springs vet clinic. Be Kind Don’t yell at your cat. Use a

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Should I Feed my Cat Wet or Dry Food?

The Great Debate: Should my cat eat wet or dry food? This has been a point of contention for cat owners for years. Whereas both have their benefits, they serve slightly different purposes and lifestyles. Keep in mind that some cats will have very specific dietary constraints that will force one side or another. But

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How to Address Cat Scratching

Scratching is a behavior very natural to cats. They use it for play and for exercise. In nature, a cat’s claws are essential for hunting and climbing. Feline declawing can be a touchy subject but there are a number of ways that you can focus your cat’s behavior to appropriate scratching so as to not

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Dog Park Etiquette

There are few things as exciting as a day at the dog park with your canine companion! Dog parks are like enormous back yards, full of different sights, smells, and new friends all around. They’re wonderful for more urban areas where people might not have a yard at all, much less one big enough for

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