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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

Dog Food Secrets

Dog foods do vary in quality. So do the companies that make the foods. To some companies quality is only a word. To others, it’s a way of life. Ultimately, the quality of a dog food is best measured by your dog. How your dog performs on the food, how he looks,... read more

Cat Articles

A Pet

A Pet A pet is a cuddly little thing, Joy and laughter it will bring. If your pet has way too much fur, Expect it to bark or maybe just purr. A pet could become a very close friend, Treat it nice, lots of love it shall send. It has the potential to cheer you up, Right... read more

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

Dog Poems

We have a secret

WE HAVE A SECRET We have a secret, you and I that no one else shall know, For who but I can see you lie each night in fire glow? And who but I can reach my hand before we go to bed And feel the living warmth of you and touch your silken head? And only I walk woodland... read more

Lend me a pup

Lend Me a Pup I will lend to you for awhile,a pup, God said,For you to love him while he livesand mourn for him when he’s dead. Maybe for twelve or fourteen years,or maybe two or threeBut will you, ’till I call him back,take care of him for me. He’ll... read more

Lonely dog

Lonely Dog Once I was a lonely dog,Just looking for a home.I had no place to go,No one to call my own. I wandered up and down the streets,in rain in heat and snow.I ate what ever I could find,I was always on the go. My skin would itch, my feet were sore,My body ached... read more


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


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

Cat Poems


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

Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is... read more


Cats There’s a cat sitting on my footMy leg is feeling numbI really should be nastyAnd kick it up the bum But, it’s so cute, I have no choiceI just have to let it sleepSo, I’m momentary paralysedAnd lost the use of both my feet And now the other... read more

She is Gone

She is Gone You can shed tears that she is gone, Or you can smile because she lived. You can close your eyes and pray that she will come back, Or you can open your eyes and see all that she has left. Your heart can be empty because you can’t see her, Or you can... read more

Buckingham Puss

Buckingham Puss I live at Buckingham PalaceA lovely place to beSo much space to run aroundAnd quite a few trees to climb My boss is rather poshShe likes the finer things of lifeChampagne, Scottish salmon and sausagesHer favourite programmes areFrost on SundayQuestion... read more
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