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Cruelty To Animals And Its Consequence

Animal cruelty is any inhumane act against animals. But what are considered as "inhumane acts"? Though some people are knowingly brutal to animals, others are ignorant of what constitutes animal cruelty. It is important to be aware of such things since abusing animals and generally being unkind to them can land people in jail. Incarceration and paying hefty fines are two things that most people want to avoi ...

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What Stresses Dogs Out?

I went into a local Miami humane society to have a talk with the director and shelter managers about brining training, enrichment and making the dog shelter a more bark free, less stressful environment for the dogs and cats in their care.  The building had been around for decades and it would be costly to build another one, so there was no tearing it down to reconstruct a more hospitable, social, quiet ...

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What Is Your Immune System And How Does It Work?

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that some people seem to pick up every bug, cough and cold going while others breeze through the weeks without even a sniffle. There are many different reasons for this happening, but the way your body responds when you come into contact with a germ of bacteria can make a huge amount of difference to how sick you get. Basics The immune system is immensely complex, and ...

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Dog Collars That Bring Fashion To Pets

Dog collars are a very beautiful pet accessory. It helps pet-lovers to decorate their favorite friend in style. Collars impart a very princely look to these heartthrobs and are true depiction of love and care that owner showers on them. The original function of collars is to help owner control the pet when on move. This simple function soon became a style statement and people love to devote some time to cho ...

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Top Tips For Choosing A Pet Enclosure

Choosing an Enclosure to Fit Your Pet's Needs Take Size into AccountA pet enclosure that's outside needs to serve the dual purpose of keeping your pet in it and preventing other animals from entering the enclosure. This is why the pet enclosure needs to be tall. A tall enclosure prevents your pet from jumping out and stops any wild animal from jumping in. For an indoor enclosure, it must be tall so your pet ...

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Straight From The Horse’s Mouth – Equine Training Tips For Beginners

Buying a yearling is great treat for all horse lovers. And if you’re fortunate enough to have the space, the money, and the time to care for your new horse – why not? But like all animals, your new horse is going to need a little bit of training early on. Even with the most basic of knowledge behind you, these five steps can help you train your yearling into a stallion to be proud of: 1. Body La ...

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The Pros And Cons Of Using An Invisible Fence

Your dog needs daily time outdoors. Going outside offers mental stimulation to stave off boredom and the opportunity to exercise. A key concern, of course, is keeping your dog contained. She is far more likely to get lost, sustain an injury, ingest a toxin, encounter other risks, or cause damage for which you’re liable if she leaves your yard. Invisible fences are a popular containment option. These use eit ...

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What To Do If Your Dog Is Hit By A Car

There are some dogs that love to run after cars, and the only way that you can break this dangerous habit is if you have the dog trained. It will also help if you provide a fenced area so he won't be able to escape and chase after moving cars. Fences can prevent him from being hit by a vehicle or from causing an accident. Training him, providing a fenced area, and even putting a leash on him when he's out i ...

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Safety For Riding Older Horses

There are many people who would suggest that once a horse reaches a certain age, it can no longer be ridden and must be, for want of a better phrase retired. This is no longer true, and with the right care and attention, a horse can still be ridden well into its twenties and may give and get a great experience. The fact however that the horse could be unpredictable, be in bad habits which could be hard to b ...

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How To Manage Your Itchy Puppy

It's distressing seeing your young puppy scratching and biting at himself. However, the only way to stop him doing so is to work out what is causing him to itch, and to do something about it. The three most common problems that will make your pup scratchParasitesFleas are such a common cause of itching in dogs of all ages that, even if you don't see any of these little biting insects on your pup, it's impor ...

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