Feathers, Fins and Fur

Dogs: Mans Best Friend

We have all heard the term “Man’s Best Friend” used in relation to dogs. Have you ever wondered how this term came about? We live in a day and age where it is expected to see a dog at the side of it’s family. Dogs are revered as members of the family and lavished with indulgences we often do not even afford our children. Veterinary care is as extensive as human medicine. However this was not always the case. Our… (more...)

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Dogs: Mans Best Friend

We have all heard the term “Man’s Best Friend” used in relation to dogs. Have you ever wondered how this term came about? We live in a day and age where it is expected to see a dog at the side of it’s family. Dogs are revered as members of the family and lavished with indulgences we often do not even afford our children. Veterinary care is as extensive as human medicine. However this was not always the case. Our… (more...)

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What to do if your pet goes missing and how to prevent it…

Spring is in the air! Warmer weather, flowers blossoming and pets wandering off. Happens to anyone, no matter how responsible you are sometimes the urges of our beloved companions are just to strong! It doesn’t have to a lost cause though, there are some steps you can take now to prevent it and in the event of it recover your pet quicker and safely! “An ounce of Prevention is worth a pound of cure”: #1. Have your pet spayed or… (more...)

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What to do if your pet goes missing and how to prevent it…

Spring is in the air! Warmer weather, flowers blossoming and pets wandering off. Happens to anyone, no matter how responsible you are sometimes the urges of our beloved companions are just to strong! It doesn’t have to a lost cause though, there are some steps you can take now to prevent it and in the event of it recover your pet quicker and safely! “An ounce of Prevention is worth a pound of cure”: #1. Have your pet spayed or… (more...)

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Of Easter and Rabbits

What You Need To Know Before Bringing Your Rabbit Home Cute and cuddly rabbits always bring a magical charm to the Easter Season. Who can resist those big floppy ears, sad eyes and long whiskers? They are cuddly, soft playful and Quiet. There is a downside though (always is isn’t there?). They chew they poop, they eat and they shed. I don’t write this to discourage you, but before you hop in to the love of lagomorphs, there are a… (more...)

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Of Easter and Rabbits

What You Need To Know Before Bringing Your Rabbit Home Cute and cuddly rabbits always bring a magical charm to the Easter Season. Who can resist those big floppy ears, sad eyes and long whiskers? They are cuddly, soft playful and Quiet. There is a downside though (always is isn’t there?). They chew they poop, they eat and they shed. I don’t write this to discourage you, but before you hop in to the love of lagomorphs, there are a… (more...)

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Toilet Tips for Rabbits

As Easter draws near our thoughts turn to cute bunnies and often times we bring these home as pets for our families. Rabbits make excellent companions and I highly recommend them, however they are commonly seen on local classifieds “free to a good home” or in animal shelters as people grow weary of cleaning cages and furniture. A way we can reduce this, and make sharing your home with a rabbit a much more enjoyable process is to train the… (more...)

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Toilet Tips for Rabbits

As Easter draws near our thoughts turn to cute bunnies and often times we bring these home as pets for our families. Rabbits make excellent companions and I highly recommend them, however they are commonly seen on local classifieds “free to a good home” or in animal shelters as people grow weary of cleaning cages and furniture. A way we can reduce this, and make sharing your home with a rabbit a much more enjoyable process is to train the… (more...)

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When Feathers Bite….

Recently I have had the pleasure of bird sitting a lovely African Grey Parrot. When describing his African Grey the gentleman told me he did not like women and expressed a true concern that I may get bitten. I was not concerned as I have been working with parrots for many years and been bitten several times. Though nothing to scoff at it just goes with the turf. I was thrilled to meet the Grey and observed him as he… (more...)

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Feathers, Fins and Fur 2011-03-16 20:59:45

Recently I have had the pleasure of bird sitting a lovely African Grey Parrot. When describing his African Grey the gentleman told me he did not like women and expressed a true concern that I may get bitten. I was not concerned as I have been working with parrots for many years and been bitten several times. Though nothing to scoff at it just goes with the turf. I was thrilled to meet the Grey and observed him as he… (more...)

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