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Ten worst excuses not to spay or neuter a pet

1.Just one litter and then we’ll have Fluffy spayed. (Studies show that virtually the entire pet overpopulation stems from the “just one litter mentality.) 2. My dog doesn’t run loose, so he doesn’t need to be fixed. (Murphy’s Law says... read more

The Sit & Stay

This is an exercise that can only be correctly taught if each stage is perfected before continuing on to the next stage. The training for this exercise should be started indoors, the dog on the lead and no distractions. Initially the handler should be kneeling on the... read more

Doggy Odor

If your dog has doggy odor there could be many causes. There are many solutions.Doggy odor can be caused by the dog rolling in decomposing organic material. It’s a favourite fragrance of most dogs, and is usually cured by a good bath.Doggy odor might be due to... read more

Feeding instructions

All pet foods are required to provide feeding directions on the label. The regulations suggest that the simple instructions showing the amount to feed in cups or weight to a given size of dog is provided conspicuously on every package of food. Unfortunately feeding... read more

Understanding Dogs

Many times in a week I am informed that a dog only understands German, French, Spanish, English etc. I find that many owners and some trainers have a misguided perception of what a dog really is and entertain false expectations of their pet. Most think their pet is a... read more

Cat Articles


What do our feline companions get up to?

What do our feline companions get up to? Ever wondered what your cat spends its time doing when you’re not around? Where do our purring pets go when they disappear through the cat flap? Armed with GPS tracking devices and micro-cameras, a team from BBC... read more

I came to have a peep

I stood by your bed last night, I came to have a peep. I could see that you were crying, You found it hard to sleep.I whined to you softly as you brushed away a tear, “It’s me, I haven’t left you, I’m well, I’m fine, I’m... read more

Cats ages to humans

This Cat Age Conversion Chart will help you understand the physiological changes your cat encounters as she ages, as well as anticipate and forestall age-related health problems before they start.Please keep in mind that several factors will determine the comparative... read more

Are all lilies poisonous to cats?

Are all lilies poisonous to cats? All parts of the lily – including the stem, leaves, petals, stamens and pollen – are poisonous to cats.   Even minor exposures (cat chewing on a leaf or getting pollen on his or her haircoat or whiskers) can be fatal. What... read more

Are all lilies poisonous to cats?

Are all lilies poisonous to cats? All parts of the lily – including the stem, leaves, petals, stamens and pollen – are poisonous to cats.   Even minor exposures (cat chewing on a leaf or getting pollen on his or her haircoat or whiskers) can be fatal. What... read more

Dog Poems


ONLY A DOG

ONLY A DOG “He left no relatives”, they said, “He didn’t have a friend Who knew about his sorry plight – was with him at the end!” And so they raked the stove fires out, and closed the old shack door, For grouchy, crusty old Tom... read more

Beau

He never came to me when I would call Unless I had a tennis ball, Or he felt like it. But mostly he didn’t come at all.He would charge up the street with Mom hanging on.What a beautiful pair they were!And if it was still light and the tourists were out,They... read more

THE GREEN WICKET GATE

THE GREEN WICKET GATE Twelve gates there are in Heaven’s wallRound the city as clear as glass,And every gate is made of pearl,Through which the pure souls pass. But there’s another humbler gate,A wicket green and low,That leads to wide and pleasant fieldsWhere long... read more

MEMBER OF THE FAMILY

MEMBER OF THE FAMILY What would I do without you? My precious furry friend. Part mischief, but all blessing, And faithful to the end! You look at me with eyes of love, You never hold a grudge. You think I’m far to wonderful To criticize or judge. It seems your... read more

Doggy Heavon

If there’s a doggy heaven,I know that’s where you are–About a billion miles away,Standing on a star. It’s a doggy paradise;No fences and no leads.There won’t be any do’s or don’ts.You can do just as you please. There’ll... read more

Cat Poems


The Last Battle

        The Last Battle If it should be that I grow frail and weakAnd pain should keep me from my sleep,Then will you do what must be done,For this — the last battle — can’t be won.You will be sad I understand,But don’t let grief then stay your... read more

The Yule Cat

The Yule Cat The oldest written sources on the Yule Cat are from the Nineteenth Century. These refer to the fact that those who do not get a new item of clothing for Yule are destined to become offerings for the Yule Cat. It may sound strange that the deprived ones... read more

My Cat

My Cat My cat walks slowly through the house,measuring each step,examining the nooks and crannys,and I can almost visualize,the crown of diamonds on her head,the purple velvet capetrimmed with erminetrailing behind her. When I call her name,she lifts her tailin... read more

Cat Poetry Milk for the Cat

Cat Poetry Milk for the Cat When the tea is brought at five o’clock,and all the neat curtains are drawn with care,the little black cat with bright green eyesis suddenly purring there. At first she pretends, having nothing to do,she has come in to merely blink at... read more

The Cat

The CatI love my mom and all that,Then one day she brought home the cat.Around her he purrs, he’s as sweet as can be,But when she’s not in sight he just hisses at me.I have tried to tell my mom that…She’s been fooled by this mean nasty cat.But... read more
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