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Fred Goodson has a passion for pets and animals. He has 4 dogs and is planning to have another one. He is also a blogger who writes about pets and animals. Currently, he is living in New Jersey.

How to Train Your Cat to Beg for Treats on Command

How to Train Your Cat to Beg for Treats on Command

This is another variation based on the “sit up on hindlegs sequence” – and we have even seen it used as a prelude to grooming your cat! The same training steps can be used whether you decide to train your cat using a table or using the floor as a base. Training objective: To beg […]

How to Train Your Cat to Learn the Confines of his Territory

How to Train Your Cat to Learn the Confines of his Territory

When you first get your cat or kitten, you must decide whether to let your pet have the freedom of your garden, or whether to confine your cat to the house. There is only so much you can do to train your cat to stay within his boundary. However, you can take measures to ensure […]

How to Choose a Veterinarian

How to Choose a Veterinarian

Before choosing a veterinarian, make a few calls to be sure you have chosen the best health care provider possible for your puppy. A local Chinese Shar-Pei Club can recommend a veterinarian familiar with the treatment of Shar-Pei. Since the breed is fairly new to the United States, not all veterinarians are familiar with the […]

How to Treat Dog Arthritis Naturally

How to Treat Dog Arthritis Naturally

Arthritis affects dogs as often as it affects people. A painful disease, it reduces your dog’s ability to move around and play. Older dogs often get osteoarthritis, a medical condition which gets worse with age. Though your veterinarian can prescribe pain medication for your dog, you can also choose some natural remedies to help your […]

How to Massage a Dog That Has Arthritis

How to Massage a Dog That Has Arthritis

Arthritis affects millions of Americans, but this medical condition also affects pets. Dogs that suffer from arthritis experience pain and stiffness in the joints, just as humans do. You can help your pet feel better through massage therapy, which you can perform at home. However, you have to execute the massage in a certain way […]

How to Get Animal Acupuncture for Your Pet

How to Get Animal Acupuncture for Your Pet

Animals suffer from pain and anxiety the same as people do. Acupuncture can help your pet relax and relieve pain caused by a surgery, an injury or an inflammation. It can also help if your animal experiences stress and agitation. Acupuncture helps the body release endorphins, which create a state of relaxation and pain relief. […]

How to Photograph Pets

How to Photograph Pets

The thing about pets is that they can be pretty unpredictable, making them quite a challenge to photograph. However, with lots of patience along with some simple tips, you will be able to capture excellent, candid pet photographs. 1. Choose the right background When taking photos of your pets, a plain background is most ideal. […]

How to Prevent a Bear from Attacking You

How to Prevent a Bear from Attacking You

We often believe that bears are the cutest, most huggable creatures on the planet. When we were kids, we won’t sleep without our favorite teddy bear toy on our side. A child’s first stuffed animal is usually a bear, and high school girls often get giddy if they receive a nice, fluffy teddy bear from […]

How to Deal With a Dog Attack

How to Deal With a Dog Attack

A dog may be a man’s best friend and while this is generally true when the dog is around its master, it could be pretty aggressive towards an unsuspecting jogger, a mail man, or any stranger for that matter. If an unfriendly or unleashed dog has barked, growled or charged at you, your response can […]

How to Survive a Deadly Shark Attack

How to Survive a Deadly Shark Attack

Humans perceive sharks as the deadliest creatures in the ocean. This notion is somewhat exaggerated because sharks rarely hurt humans and has attack a few swimmers and divers in the recent years. In fact, most species of sharks are harmless; however, when they do attack, they can cause serious injuries and death to people. If […]

How to Survive an Alligator or Crocodile Attack

How to Survive an Alligator or Crocodile Attack

Alligators attack and kill hundreds of people each year, especially in Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and the southern part of the U.S. Alligators normally don’t attack humans, and they feed on small creatures, but if given the opportunity, they can attack any person. Alligators are defensive and aggressive during mating season, as they tend […]

How to Treat a Snake Bite

How to Treat a Snake Bite

You probably hear the expression, “You’re a snake.” This usually refers to someone who betrays a person or someone treacherous and deceitful. Snakes don’t just deceive, they attack for no reason and with an element of surprise most of the time. While most snakes are not poisonous, some carry a poisonous venom that can kill […]

How to Avoid Attacks from Rattesnakes

How to Avoid Attacks from Rattesnakes

Contrary to popular beliefs, rattlesnakes or pit vipers do not deliberately attack humans nor do they follow hikers and campers in the wilderness. Rattlesnakes, as much as possible, avoid humans and any big animals. They mainly eat mice, birds, frogs, and other insects. Since rattlesnakes are fragile creatures with only their speed and mouth to […]

How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally

How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally

Do you have ants all over your house? Having ants crashing at your place can definitely ruin your day. Get rid of ants the natural way and keep these uninvited guests away from your house. Know what attracts ants to your property. Your unsealed honey bottle or the breadcrumbs your toddler left in the garage […]

How to Cut a Dog's Nails

How to Cut a Dog’s Nails

There are many things that go into the standard maintenance of caring for a dog. It needs to be fed, shampooed, walked and the nails need to be cut regularly. You can do this yourself with the proper instruction. After you get the jist of it, the time it takes for you to cut a […]

How to Build a Deer Feeder

How to Build a Deer Feeder

Building a deer feeder is quite the challenge. If you have a need to attract deer during hunting season, what is more efficient than building your own deer feeder? Your deer feeder will combine the foods than deer love to eat like grass, leaves, corn, pellets and more. Deer feeders are also used in zoos […]

How to Ride a Horse

How to Ride a Horse

Riding a horse is a good sport, but the main thing here is, it’s just not enough to sit on the horse; there are some important things which should be performed in order to have a comfortable travel by on a horse. If you are a beginner, start up with a good trainer. Go to […]

How to Tell if a Dog Has Parvo

How to Tell if a Dog Has Parvo

Parvo virus is one of the deadly viruses that affect dogs. Many numbers of dogs are being affected by this severe virus. This virus is very dangerous and should be treated seriously. What’s tragic than buying a new puppy, it’s getting sick and dying quickly. The virus is very dangerous that it can remain outside […]

How to Feed Healthy Food for Corn Snakes

How to Feed Healthy Food for Corn Snakes

Feeding a captive snake is one of the more uncertain aspects of the hobby. The reason behind this is simple- it’s the only part of reptile keeping over which you, the keeper, do not have total control. It’s entirely up to you how your pets are housed, whether or not they’re clean, and where you […]

How to Treat a Dog with Pericardia Disease

How to Treat a Dog with Pericardia Disease

Look for pericardial disease symptoms in your canine. Dogs who suffer from pericardia disease may lose their appetite, have pale gums and become unexpectedly weak with shortness of breath. Write down the symptoms you observe in your canine and contact the vet for an exam. Treatment varies on the type and severity of pericardial disease. […]