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We have put together some
interesting, fun and informative articles for you. Whether you are a
dog lover, cat person or animal lover in general, here are some helpful tips
on raising and living happily with your pet. Thanks to David the Dogman for most of the articles.
If you can start the day
If you can get going without pep pills,
If you can always be cheerful, ignoring people with your troubles,
If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it,
If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy to give you any
If you can overlook it when those that love you take it out on you when,
through no fault of your, something goes wrong,
If you can take criticism and blame without resentment,
If you can ignore a friends limited education and never correct him,
If you can resist treating a rich friend better than a poor friend,
If you can face the world without deceit,
If you can conquer tension without medical help,
If you can relax without liquor, or drink,
If you can sleep without the aid of drugs,
If you can say honestly that deep in your heart you have no prejudice
against creed, color, religion, or politics
Then my friends you are almost as good as your dog.
Flea infestation is one of the most common health problem in dogs and
cats. Almost every dog and cat will become infested with fleas at some
time during their life. These tiny, almost-invisible pests are
much more than an annoyance. They make life miserable by disrupting your
household with a vicious cycle of biting and scratching.
Fleas don't just make your pet itchy, they can actually make him/her
quite ill. Be aware of how fleas can irritate your pet! It might be
difficult to see fleas, but they certainly can make their presence felt,
especially to your pet.
Prevent the effects of fleas with regular use of a flea preventative and
killer such as Frontline, Advantage and more available at
Ticks are second only to mosquitoes throughout the world in
transmitting infectious disease to humans and animals, including Lyme
Disease, Ehrlichiosis, Babesiosis. Due to the serious potentially
life-threatening nature of these diseases, they are very important when
they occur. If your pet is bitten by a tick, the results can be
Your pet's risk of contracting these diseases can be reduced by
regularly using a tick preventative to kill and repel ticks which can be
purchased at PetCareRx.com
for up to 50% off your Vets prices.
All dogs are at risk of developing heartworm disease,
regardless of whether or not they spend most of their day indoors. Once
a dog has contracted this serious disease, treatment can be complicated,
risky and expensive. Without treatment, however, the disease is often
fatal. Therefore, heartworm prevention is the best way to protect your
To avoid the need for extensive and risky treatment by your vet, all pet
owners are advised to keep their dogs on an effective heartworm
preventative, such as Interceptor, Heartgard, Sentinel or Revolution.
Regular heartworm checks should also be performed (either once a year or
every two years) to ensure that no infection has occurred.