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Sexual & Behaviour Tendencies

The FemaleBitches are more affectionate and easier to control than the male dog. They are about thirty percent smaller than the male and whatever their breed, tend to be more gentle with children. The bitch will come into season about every 6 months and this will last... read more

You and Your Vet (1)

Preparing your dog for vet’s inspection:It is essential that all dogs are regularly inoculated and wormed, that is; inoculations and boosters every year, worming treatments every 3 months. The only effective worming products are available from your vets. Many... read more

Vital Signs in a Dog

Body Temperature. 100.5 -101.5F (38.1C – 38.6C) but may be as high as 101.8 (38.8C) in stressful situations, such as at the vet’s office. Pulse. 70 beats per minute in large dogs; 120 beats per minute in small dogs. These rates are based on the animal... read more

Microchips

Responsible pet owners are using microchip to ensure that if their pets are ever lost and turned into the pound they will be returned as quickly as possible. In many areas in Spain it is a legal requirement. Responsible breeders are also making increasing use of these... read more

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

Cat Articles


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

Kennel Cough Cats and Dogs

Beware Kennel Cough Kennel cough is not serious, but some dogs can become seriously ill from kennel cough infection (especially very young, very old ). Whenever a dog is coughing, a visit to the vet is highly recommended to sort out possible diagnoses and treatment... read more

Dog Poems


The Stray’s Prayer

The Stray’s Prayer – Author Unknown – Dear God, please send me somebody who’ll care!I’m tired of running, I’m sick with despair.My body is aching, it’s so racked with pain,and dear God I pray, as I run in the rain. That... read more

I Stood Beside Your Bed Last Night

I Stood Beside Your Bed Last Night 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,... read more

A BIRTHDAY POEM FROM THE DOG

A BIRTHDAY POEM FROM THE DOGAuthor unknown You feed me when I’m hungry,You keep water in my dish,You let me sleep on anything,Or in any place I wish. You sometimes let me lick your hands,Or even lick your face,Despite the fact I’ve licked myself,In every... read more

Crufts, or Scrufts Your choice!

Crufts, or Scrufts  Your choice! Crufts, a champions show, full of pomp and glamour,Dogs fluffed and powdered, groomed and preened,With toys to buy and products to pamper. Which breed to choose, there’s so much choice, you need to know which one,What Size, what shape,... read more

I’m Still Here

I’m Still Here Friend, please don’t mourn for meI’m still here, though you don’t see.I’m right by your side each night and dayand within your heart I long to stay. My body is gone but I’m always near.I’m everything you feel,... read more

Cat Poems


Cat Poetry The Cat and the Moon

The Cat and the Moon The cat went here and thereand the moon spun round like a top,and the nearest kin of the moon,the creeping cat, looked up.Black Minnaloushe stared at the moon,for, wander and wail as he would,the pure cold light in the skytroubled his animal... read more

How to give a cat a pill

Pick cat up and cradle it in the crook of your left arm as if holding a baby. Position right forefinger and thumb on either side of cat’s mouth and gently apply pressure to cheeks while holding pill in right hand. As cat opens mouth pop pill into mouth. Allow... read more

If it should be

If it should be that I grow weekand pain should keep me from my sleepthen you must do what must be doneThis last battle cannot be won You will be sad I understandDon’t let your grief then stay your handFor this day, more than the restyour love for me must stand... read more

Cat Poetry The Cat of the House

The Cat Of The House Over the hearth with my ‘minishing eyes I muse; until afterthe last coal dies.Every tunnel of the mouse,every channel of the cricket,I have smelt,I have feltthe secret shifting of the mouldered rafter,and heardevery bird in the thicket.I... read more

When God created kitty cats,

When God created kitty cats, He had no recipe;He knew He wanted something sweet,As sweet as sweet could be.He started out with sugar,Adding just a trace of spice;Then stirred in drops of morning dew,To keep them fresh and niceHe thought cats should be soft to pet,Thus... read more
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