Semi-moist foods are usually less expensive because they contain
some vegetable protein and are usually supplemented with
nutrients to make them nutritionally complete, especially for
Dry foods contain about 10 percent water and less fat and
protein then semi-moist foods. Cats on dry diets should have
plenty of water available. Some cats on dry diets may develop
bladder problems. Milk, water, or gravy can be mixed with the
food to improve palatability and to ensure that the c
Preparing your Puppy for Nail Trims
Nail trimming will serve an important role in the health and
well being of your dog, and preparing for this experience will
help you, the groomer and the puppy.Here are a few tips I hope
Choose a quite time to begin. For some this may be just after
meals. Sit with the puppy and gently massage the paws, including
the paw pads and between the toes. Work your way up to the
pasterns (ankles). Avoid "baby talk" and fast hand movement.
Calm and soothin
One day you finally decide to take a parrot in to your home as
your beloved pet. Belive me that parrots are great pets. You
will not regret choosing this little winged fellow top be your
pet companion. So after you take the parrot you buy him a parrot
cage and find out all the parrot care information that he needs
to have a healthy life you should start thinking if he is happy.
And the best way to keep a parrot happy in his cage are parrot
toys. Just like humans parrots need top have fun and pa
While companies boast the effectiveness of traditional flea
control methods for dogs, some reports indicate that they can be
toxic, and in some cases cause hot spots, allergies, and
compromised immune function. In rarer cases, these methods have
been fatal. As a result, more and more owners are looking to
find safe and effective alternatives to flea shampoos, powders,
collars, and the like. The following may help reduce the
incidence of fleas for your dog.
1. General Diet. There's a nutritiona
Are you tired of listening to the cat is meowing up a storm or
scratching up the door to get in.
Let us look at some simple solutions to this problem. Let us
take a look at some of the training aids to help train your cat
to alert you to come in.
Put a small bell on a string that hangs down from the door. This
will allow the cat to play with the string and ring the bell.
This is a good learning tool to help both you and the cat. Bells
come in a variety of different sizes. A small one would b
One of the first things as an owner that wants to toilet train
your cat is to know about your cat.
The behavior of a cat; the does, and don'ts of training a cat.
Since we are going to talk about potty training a cat, we need
to set some basic rules down. Most important one is that if you
do not catch the cat going potty on the floor at the very
moment; it will not make any sense to the cat what you do to
them about it. Cats remember things like that only shortly. No
rubbing the nose of the
Cat like dogs, you will need to get a collar for your cat. There
will be times when you will want to walk the cat or let your cat
out on a leash. With having a collar it will be easy to do both
Collar training does take time, patience on both cat and your
part. If your cat has never worn a collar, you will need to take
the training step by step.
Let us look at getting a collar for your cat. The market is
flooded with collars all shape and sizes, to every color and
design that you c
Kitty litter, litter pan, catnip, catnip toys, cat mats, plays
mice, scratching tree or post collars, leashes, Supplements,
door entrances, treats, and food are all cat-training supplies.
All these items plus more can be found in pet stores on the
Internet, in the local vets office, and local store that carry a
line of pet supplies. In addition, just about any thing that you
may need to help you train your cat can be found.
Another way to get very inexpensive and maybe free supplies is
Clicker training is a reinforcement or reward for a cat when
training them. Clickers are use most often for support when
training a cat for a reward. Cats associate the clicker with a
good behavior they will use for a long time. Clicker training is
associated with classical condition (they associate the sound
with food.) and operant conditioning (cat performs movement to
Why use a clicker and not tell a cat or make a sound to get your
cat to do a trick? A clicker has a sound a c
Your child's nagging and the incredibly precious holiday
commercials have finally broken through your defenses - you've
decided to relent and get Junior a puppy for Christmas.
Don't do it.
Not for Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa or any other occasion.
Acquiring a puppy is an event on its own. Don't even try to cram
it in with other celebrations.
A wonderful holiday gift for your child is the promise of a
puppy. Set a date; spring vacation, when school is out, when you
get back from camp; a dat