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Does your pet rule the home?

Cats and dogs have been the favorite pets in the house for centuries and they fill us with much affection. A home is not a home without a pet that welcomes when we return from a day of work or a walk. The look of love and happiness in his eyes along with a tail that moves like a whirlwind…

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Winning pools in dog races

The trifectas usually pay more than the pools at the greyhound track. So why would I want to bet pools, you ask? Why would anyone want to play them when they could win so much more with a trifecta bet? Well, for that matter, superfectas, pick-sixes, and other exotic bets pay more than trifectas, so why isn’t everyone playing them…

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Building the world with construction projects

Construction projects are very important aspects in modern society. It is one of the most fundamental ways that nations build their value by creating physical assets that they can use for both economic and social benefits. For most, the benchmark of a society’s progress is the number of hospitals, roads, tunnels, buildings, bridges, and infrastructure that are built in a…

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What is the true nature of a dog?

Dogs are really amazingly complex creatures and in order for you to have a good relationship with your dog you need to learn a bit about his nature. Dogs are descended from wolves and therefore have many of the same characteristics, although some behaviors are the result of thousands of years of interaction with humans. Understanding these characteristics can make…

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Pros and Cons of Raising a Puppy or Dog

If you knew more about what goes into raising a puppy or dog, and the benefits it brings, is this something you would consider? The primary purpose of foster care is to temporarily house and prepare a puppy or dog for adoption. Like everything in life, there are pros and cons. There are decisions to be made before committing to…

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How to help nursing dogs

Just like humans and other animals, when a female dog is pregnant, her mammary glands begin to swell and her nipples become sensitive. These are signs that she is getting ready to breastfeed or make milk. Small drops of milk also herald the birth itself. The milk she produces will be the only food source her puppies receive for their…

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Keeping your pets safe during a hurricane

With the arrival of hurricane season, it is vital that residents of hurricane-prone areas be prepared. From having an emergency plan in place to making sure you have an emergency kit ready to go and knowing ahead of time what emergency numbers to call and where the closest hurricane shelter will be if you need to evacuate. Unfortunately, too often…

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Your new cat: Why are the first 24 hours so important?

The cage was small, but the people were nice and Tiger felt safe. He was regularly fed, petted and groomed. Still, he wasn’t home. Tiger had been ‘home’ and still had vague memories of the woman who had cared for him and the other cats that lived with her. Then he had been brought to this place, and he had…

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Dog training – Everything you need to know!

Many people believe that dog training is difficult. Many also believe that some dogs just can’t be trained. Both views are wrong. The truth of the matter is this: all dogs are trainable, and training a dog doesn’t have to be hard work. In fact, training a dog can be fun. It is of course true that some dog breeds…

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