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Dog Bandaging – Techniques to Use

  Dog bandaging is something you have to consider as part of having a pet. You never know when your furry loved one may be injured by another dog, a foreign object or any other number of ways. Just like first aid for people there is a definite possibility you may need it for your pet.   Let's dive right in.   Dog Bandaging Knowledge and Techniques   Having a dog is a big responsibility. Some even compare taking care of a dog to that of a baby. The only advantage of having dogs compared to having babies is that they won’t grow older and turn into stressful teenagers.   Because dogs are like babies they sometimes also end up...

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs – Training for It

  Separation anxiety in dogs, also known in the dog training world as owner absent misbehavior, is one of the most frequently encountered problems in the world of dog training. Let's dive right in. Dealing with Separation Anxiety in Dogs Separation anxiety in dogs can manifest itself in many different ways. They include chewing, destroying the owner’s property, excessive barking, self destructive behavior and inappropriate urination and defecation. Dogs suffering from separation anxiety often whine, bark, cry, howl, dig, chew and scratch at the door the entire time their family members are away. Rushing Home Well meaning owners often unwittingly encourage this misbehavior by rushing home to reassure the dog. But it is important for the well being of both...

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Moving Your Cat to a New Home – How to Survive It

  Moving your cat to a new home is stressful. It is stressful to people and can be even more stressful to them. Humans understand the reasoning, but cats don’t. Changing your cat’s environment will need to be done gently and with patience.   Let's dive right in.   Steps for Moving Your Cat to a New Home   It is normal for a cat to hide for a few days when moving your cat to a new home. They are nervous and unsure of where they can go and what is going on. They may be worried that you will leave them alone and not return.   Some cats will act out aggressively at this point, showing their displeasure...

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Giving Your Cat a Pill – Techniques for Doing It

  Giving your cat a pill can be a nightmare. No cat wants something shoved down their throat, and they will fight you tooth and nail to prevent it. Although most cats are small in size, you’d be quite amazed with how much power they actually have.   Let's dive right in and look at giving your cat a pill.   Techniques for Giving Your Cat a Pill   There are ways that you can get your cat to take their pills, which we will cover below.   Easiest Way for Giving Your Cat a Pill   The easiest way for giving your cat a pill is to crush the pill into a powdery form by putting it between two...

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Custom Saltwater Aquarium - Aquascaping

  A custom saltwater aquarium has become a highly sought after item these days. As people spend more time at home they still want to connect with nature. And what better way then viewing your own personal slice of nature inside a custom saltwater aquarium.   Let's dive right in.   Aquascaping a Custom Saltwater Aquarium   The Chinese Emperor, Hungwu, established a company that is credited for building the very first aquariums, in 1369. The aquariums Hungwu's company designed were little more then porcelain tubs that were then used to house Goldfish.   As the years passed, these tubs started shrinking in size until they bore a strong resemblance to the aquariums we are familiar with today. Almost five...

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