Many millennials are putting their pet’s needs first. By: Pexels Millennials are the fastest-growing pet-keeping demographic in the country. Research shows that 73% of this demographic have a pet. They are also at the age when homeownership becomes important. When millennials look into buying a home or even choosing their next rental, their pets are
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Some turtles don’t love being handled, but others may tolerate it. By: Rusty Clark These aquatic turtles may be small, but they can still pack a punch in the turtle-keeping hobby. Most turtles mentioned here are of more diminutive size when fully grown and will be much easier to house for most people. The primary
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Making friends with feral cats takes a lot of patience, and you may not receive affection or even acknowledgment in return. By: dmitrisvetsikas1969 Juno was already hiding under the chair when I arrived, but I could hear her growling. It was as though she knew about the cat-claw scissors in my purse. I was puzzled.
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In the right living conditions, hermit crabs can live 10–20 years. By: skeeze Animals lacking a spine or any internal bone structures are classified as invertebrates. They possess an exoskeleton, or outer shell, which they shed as they grow. This process is called molting. At some point in the past, people started keeping these strange
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Large-breed puppy foods are not a gimmick — they help prevent medical conditions like osteochondrosis dessicans. By: bearscar90 Have you had one of those moments when you think, “I haven’t seen those/that for a while”? Perhaps it’s a favorite candy from your childhood or the type of car your parents drove … but something triggers
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Maker: Bravo Packing, Inc.Cause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: FDA report dated Sept 13, 2018What was recalled: All Performance Dog products, 2 lb. and 5 lb. plastic sleeves with date code 071418 According to the FDA report, Bravo Packing, Inc. of Carneys Point, New Jersey, is recalling this raw frozen dog food after a sample of Performance Dog, collected during
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Sometimes it’s best to have a radiologist interpret X-ray results. By: blumenbiene Your pet needs X-rays. Your vet takes the X-rays. Here is a common conversation that might follow: Vet: “I’d like to send Dodo’s X-rays out for a radiology consult.” Client: “Why? Don’t you know how to read X-rays?” Vet: “Well, yes, but I
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Some national parks let dogs in; they just have to be on a leash. By: CosmoShiva These days, when I go on vacation, it’s usually to a national park. I love to lose myself in nature and hike for miles with my Border Terrier by my side. Sadly, many U.S. national parks don’t allow dogs
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