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Asthma in Cats – (Causes, Symptoms and Treatment) in 2021

Asthma is not only a human disorder, asthma in cats can occur as well. You should have your cat checked by a vet if you suspect this disorder.   Leaving asthma in cats or feline asthma untreated can result in permanent damage to your cats lungs and heart.   Asthma in cats or feline asthma is an immune-mediated disease characterized by symptoms ranging from infrequent, hairball-like coughing, to sudden onsets of respiratory distress (which veterinarians call "acute dyspnea"). Episodes are usually triggered by an allergen or stress, and can be accompanied or followed by vomiting, sneezing, or even wheezing like a human allergy sufferer.   Respiratory signs of asthma in cats may be slow and deliberate (more abdominal breathing), to...

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Caring for Freshwater Fish – (The Basics) in 2021

Caring for freshwater fish is perhaps the easiest fish to care for in comparison to saltwater species because they are usually hardier fish. A basic aquarium set up will be required.   When you begin to care for freshwater fish you will need a tank, some rocks or substrate to line the bottom of the tank. You will also need a filter, and some lighting.   When choosing freshwater fish, it is imperative to make sure the fish are compatible. Not only do they need to be compatible for the water temperature and P.H., but they also should have similar food requirements.   When caring for freshwater fish try to keep the fish relatively the same size. It has been...

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6 Steps to Building Backyard Ponds in 2021

Backyard ponds were once thought to be owned by only the wealthy and filthy rich individuals. That was then. Now, backyard ponds can be built by even the simplest homeowners.   These can liven things up and can be a good conversation starter for guests and visitors. It will not only provide a beautiful and visually appealing backyard but a relaxing one as well.   From cozy and small to rich and lush, back yard ponds and gardens can range from almost any design you want. Just a little background about building a back yard pond and the right materials is enough to create your own private oasis.   Step One: Decide Where Your Pond Will be Situated   Look...

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Caring for Your Older Dog – (Tips You Need) in 2021

When caring for your older dog, it is important that once your dog becomes older it is time to take some preventative steps in order for them to remain healthy, happy and active. Have your vet examine your pet annually or more often, if necessary.   As in humans, keep your dogs weight within the proper or optimum range. An overweight dog has far more health problems such as joint problems, arthritis, diabetes and liver or kidney malfunctions. Cut down on the amount of treats given to your pet. It is hard to resist their soulful eyes but always remember that it is for their own good. While caring for your older dog you do not want to kill your...

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Training Your Parrot - (A How To Guide) in 2021

Parrots are wonderful pets and training your parrot is a wonderful experience. You will quickly find that these birds are extremely smart and their ability to learn makes them fun to train. Keep in mind that any animal that shows signs of high intelligence can easily get bored, so your job is to train your pet parrot and spend the time it takes to make your bird into a wonderful pet. It takes time and patience to train a parrot, but with the proper training, your parrot will provide you with many years of friendship. You can train your parrot when you follow a few steps. Whenever “school is in” for your parrot, it is always best to remove your...

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