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8 tips to keep your dog warm this winter

“Is my dog warm enough!” – this is what we should all be concerned about this Christmas. So here are a few practical ideas to consider if you think your dog may be getting cold during the day or night, and how to keep your furry friend warm… 1. On sleeping outside… Not all dogs are built for a cold night…and if freezing temperatures hit then some dogs do not have the ability to stay warm at all. So if you have a dog who didn’t originate from the colder climates then give them a bed inside the house. 2. Thick or heated blankets. Every dog’s bed should have enough blankets or covers to keep warm. These could be old...

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10 Tips for getting your cat to like you!

Like so many people, you might find cats to be mysterious. Actually, it’s not that hard to make friends with a feline, if you know what to do. Here are 10 tips on how to effectively buddy up with a cat, drawn from scientific studies!1. LET THE CAT CALL THE SHOTS.When we see cats, we really want to pet them—but according to two Swiss studies, the best approach is to let kitty make the first move.Research shows when humans sit back and wait—and focus on something else, like a good book then a cat is more likely to approach, and less likely to withdraw when people respond. Another study found that interactions last longer and are more positive when the kitty both...

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10 Summer Safety Tips for your Dog

1. Provide plenty of water and shadeDehydration in dogs and cats is a real possibility during the summer. Our dogs get much thirstier than we do when they get hot. Signs of dehydration include dry gums and excessive drooling. Make sure your pet always has access to fresh, clean water inside the house and bring a bottle for your furry companion when going outside, just like you do for yourself. You might also switch to a wet dog food during the hotter months to increase fluid intake.Keep your pet in the shade as often as possible. While dogs and cats like to sunbathe, direct sunlight can overheat them (especially dogs) and lead to heat stroke. 2. Know the signsA dog's...

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12 pictures of very funny hungry dogs!

Dogs are not exactly shy about their love of food. As every dog owner knows, if there's food about you can guarantee your pup is in the vicinity, sniffing, drooling and putting on their best sad eyes.You have to have a heart of steel to resist these masters of the beg, dogs who know exactly how to get what they want using all the techniques in their armory. We hope you enjoy this selection of pics. Please feel free to comment at the bottom! #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 #11 #12

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Interesting Facts about the Savannah Cat

We have put together some interesting information about this breed and we can’t wait to share them with you, fellow cat lovers! HISTORY OF THE SAVANNAH CAT Known to be a cross between a domestic siamese cat and a serval (a wild cat native in Africa), the Savannah cats became popular among breeders in the late 1990s and was accepted as a new registered breed in 2001 by TICA (The International Cat Association).WHAT DO SAVANNAH CATS LOOK LIKE? With their cheetah-looking exterior, spotted coat, hooded eyes, huge sonar-like ears, long legs, any cat lover can be easily captivated by the stunning beauty and unique characteristics of a Savannah cat.Colours are usually brown, silver, black and smoke.Weight ranges from 12 to 25 pounds, or sometimes more. Males are...

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