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How to Aid Animals

How to Aid Animals

When the economy suffers, people do suffer and unfortunately, so do pets. Many folks would like to help animals, but think they can’t because they don’t have the means or the money yet that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are various ways to help animals that are free and easy, right in your […]

How to Have a Attractive Planted Aquarium

How to Have a Attractive Planted Aquarium

Live plants were the normal back in the sixties when aquariums became famous. We’ve come a long way since then. The fish keeper of today can opt for very attractive plastic and silk plants that come close to passing for the real thing. Nothing matches the pride one feels in displaying a well-crafted aquarium of […]

How to Mininise your Cats from Hair Shedding

How to Mininise your Cats from Hair Shedding

The truth about cat’s shedding is that every cat lover must accept it, because this is a normal natural event in the cat’s life. Cats shed in order to remove dead hair from their bodies. Dead hair can cause skin irritation and thus needs to be removed. If you do not remove it for them, […]

How to Raise a Snapping Turtle

How to Raise a Snapping Turtle

Snapping turtles are the two extant species of the Chelydridae family of reptiles, the common snapping turtle and the alligator snapping turtle, native to the western hemisphere of the planet. Though these turtles are gaining wide popularity as exotic pets in the various parts of the world, one has to take a few aspects of […]

How to Raise Gerbils

How to Raise Gerbils

These small rodents are a good choice if you don’t have a lot of time for more sociable animals that need lots of human interaction and care. They don’t take up a lot of space and are good indoor or apartment companions. They don’t require a lot of expense for food or supplies, either. It […]

How to Raise Pigeons

How to Raise Pigeons

Pigeons have long been stereotyped by people as common, smelly, or pest birds because of their common occurrence in America. Truth be told, pigeons have many likable qualities that are unlike any other bird. Pigeons have a great sense of direction known as homing instincts, which makes them excellent pets. Taking care of a pigeon […]

How to Set up a New Fish Tank Heater

How to Set up a New Fish Tank Heater

Setting your aquarium heater should be relatively easy, but it may be time consuming, depending on how easy it is to adjust the thermostat control, how close to the correct temperature your heater is to begin with, and how good you are at making very fine adjustments with the thermostat control. First, make sure that […]

How to Treat a Dog with Coccidiosis

How to Treat a Dog with Coccidiosis

Symptoms of coccidiosis are similar to those seen in puppies with giardiasis. The signs include watery or hemorrhagic diarrhea, dehydration, abdominal tenderness, and anorexia. These symptoms may persist for up to 14 days. Unfortunately, these signs are not specific to coccidiosis only. A veterinarian should be consulted if any of the above signs are seen.  […]

How to Trim Horse Hooves Safely

How to Trim Horse Hooves Safely

The procedure of trimming a horse’s hooves sounds simple enough. The horsemanship skill level to properly trim your horse’s hooves is actually quite high. You must understand psychological and physical aspects of the horse to do a good job. Trim the hoof wall with nippers to remove any excess over growth: Nippers should be used […]

How to Train a Gaited Horse

How to Train a Gaited Horse

Horses and humans interact in a wide variety of sport competitions and non-competitive recreational pursuits, as well as in working activities such as police work, agriculture, entertainment, therapy and gaiting. Icelandic Horse, American Saddlebred, Peruvian Paso, Rocky Mountain Horse, Mangalarga Marchador are only some breeds belonging to the ambling horses kin. Horses that are able […]

How to Select a Perfect Pet for your Family

How to Select a Perfect Pet for your Family

For many kids, the family pet is their best friend, a companion who not only provides unconditional love, but who also teaches them about friendship, responsibility, loyalty, and empathy. While most family pets are cats and dogs, other animals can be wonderful additions to your home. Rabbits, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, small birds, and some […]

How to Raise Pigs

How to Raise Pigs

The successful pig farmer always uses good breeding animals. The piglets that are produced must grow fast and produce quality carcasses with a high percentage of meat and a small quantity of fat. Therefore, when you buy breeding animals, make sure that the pigs come from a farm known to have pigs of good quality […]

How to Talk to a Cat

How to Talk to a Cat

Learn what a cat’s meow pitch indicates. A low-pitch meow means your cat is about to complain you something. A cat uses a mid-pitched meow to indicate that it wants or needs something. A high-pitch meow is a communication of anger or pain. Communication with a cat: Watch a cat’s tails for communication of his […]

How to Find the Sex of Rats

How to Find the Sex of Rats

If you have more than one pet rat you will need to be careful to find the sex of your rat before you decide whether or not to house them together. Rats breed very quickly and if you are not careful your two rats will quickly become 50 rats. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to find […]

How to Hand Milk a Cow

How to Hand Milk a Cow

Unless you have more than 15 cows, it is not worth the cost of buying expensive milking machines. Milking cows by hand seems difficult at first, only because you haven’t mastered the technique. Once you know what to do, and how to do it, then milking cows is something that you could probably do in […]

How to Eradicate Fleas without Using Chemicals

How to Eradicate Fleas without Using Chemicals

We all love our pets, but the parasites that they often pick up are not quite as welcome. One of the most common problems of pet ownership is that of fleas on your dog. Often, it can seem that the only choice you have of tackling this problem is to use one of the many […]

How to Bath Older Pussy Cats

How to Bath Older Pussy Cats

Older pussy cats require different care than cats 7 years-old or younger. This is not to say, by any means, that they have one foot in the grave, for cats these days, if well cared for, can reach the age of 30 years-old and more, still hale and hearty and enjoying life. But once cats […]

How to Look after Labrador Puppies

How to Look after Labrador Puppies

Dogs are always faithful; when we talk about Labrador, them not only faithful they add love and joy to the family. For this reason they have a special place in all dog owners’ heart and so do in market. People breed Labrador as their hobby and raise at least one for them. Taking care of […]

How to Plan for Euthanizing a Pet

How to Plan for Euthanizing a Pet

It’s a part of life that we’d all like to think we’re mentally prepared for. It’s the way of nature, after all: When we adopt our pets, we know on some level that we’ll eventually have to make some difficult decisions as they get older. We understand that, in most cases, we will outlive our […]

How to Prepare your Dog for Shampoo Bath

How to Prepare your Dog for Shampoo Bath

When it comes to grooming, a bath is one of the healthiest things you can do for your dog. Even the most docile canine may struggle and resist you at bath time. So next time you lather up fido try some of these simple techniques to help ensure both of you have a pleasant experience. […]