Persians are sweethearts, but their stain-prone fur under their eyes need a lot of attention. By: Michal Bednarek 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 7–12 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–15 years or more Persians are medium-sized, longhair cats with tails almost as wide as their bodies. Their colors are varied and include silver, golden, shaded, smoke, tabby, particolor, bi-color and himalayan.
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Let your best dog be your wing-canine when it comes to dating. By: shilpasingh369 The dating scene nowadays is intimidating, stressful and — to my mind — far more trouble than it’s worth. You have a slew of new terminology to tackle, such as “ghosting,” “breadcrumbing,” “stashing” and “benching.” (What do those even mean?) And
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Nexgard and Bravecto are chewable flea and tick preventatives for dogs. By: PixelwunderByRebecca Your head could spin when trying to buy a flea and tick product these days. It seems like there are a ton of new products out there, but that’s actually not true. The only truly new class of flea and tick preps
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The face-off between cats and dogs just got a little more heated. For decades felines have been labeled as lazy, non-listeners incapable of mastering basic commands, while canines have been celebrated for loyally following directions and learning new tricks. The Savitsky Cats are here to squash these negative kitty stereotypes. The group of talented cats, who
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Senior cats are harder to adopt out, but they make terrific companions. By: Lohrelei With the onset of “kitten season,” it’s no surprise that June has been designated as Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. If you’ve been thinking of adopting a kitty, now is the time to do it! Even if you can’t adopt, you
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Meeting up at a dog park with your pups can be a great first date. By: Pexels You’ve tried Tinder, Match, OkCupid and maybe even eHarmony. You’ve created more dating profiles than you’d care to admit. The amount of failed dates you’ve been on adds up to a number that makes you cringe. As much
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German Pinschers were originally known as excellent vermin hunters. By: Judith Dzierzawa 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 16–19 inches Weight: 25–35 pounds Life Expectancy: Up to 15 years The German Pinscher is a medium-sized dog with strong vermin-hunting instincts. The medium eyes are oval-shaped. Ears are usually cropped and the tail docked, although these practices are illegal in some
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Pet insurance companies usually don’t cover dental problems. By: Jennifer1107 Do you have pet insurance? This week’s article comes by way of thinking aloud about some quirks of pet insurance. And, for full disclosure, this was prompted by a recent case I treated where the dog’s severe stomach problems were caused by her human feeding
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Spoiler: It’s a girl! Pregnancy announcements, baby showers, gender reveals, birth videos — who says human babies deserve all the multi-media attention? As of late, an adorable and sometimes shocking and hilarious trend has given people the giggles and vicarious thrills of becoming a new pet parent. Take, for example, this photo shoot planned by Texas-based
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