Month: February 2019

Dog is the most faithful and the best companion.  ALAS! This can’t be true for every breed. The adage – “Dog is the most faithful animal on the earth” may turn out to be wrong at times especially for some dog breeds. Though dogs are truly the best friends of mankind and can take care
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Its fleas and tick season again. Try as hard as you can, but there’s no escape or perfect remedy against these adamant parasites.  If you are troubled with the question of how to get rid of fleas, a few things are important to know about: Fleas and ticks mostly thrive in areas with warm temperatures
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Dog ticks are a common site for all pet parents. Their furry babies are an easy prey of these annoying insects. Ticks are doubly harmful as they not only damage the pet’s health but also transmit diseases causing bacteria and viruses to the host dog. Typically active during the warm climates, these parasites suck the
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(Picture Credit: kicia_papuga/Getty Images) Want to have a fun evening for the entire family and raise money for cats in need? Cat Video Fest 2019 is a 70 minute compilation of the newest, best, and funniest cat video clips, sourced animation, music videos, and feline internet powerhouses. It’s partially a fundraising opportunity for local animal
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(Picture Credit: Steve Smith/Getty Images) Dog training can come in different forms, but science has continually backed up one particular method: positive rewards-based training. Rewards-based training methods have been proven to work, according to research from the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA). Trainers and dog owners can expect
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Well, chances are this hungry fella wasn’t expecting his breakfast would be to-go — or that he’d get carried right along with it. But that’s exactly what happened. On Wednesday morning, sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina received a call from a concerned motorist who’d spotted something unusual barreling down Highway 17 in Bertie County. It was a run-of-the-mill garbage truck,
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Training is usually a great thing for dogs. It keeps them well-behaved, mentally and physically stimulated, and bonded with their owners. However, too much of a good thing isn’t always a good thing. There are several circumstances where over-training your dog can be harmful and even undo all the hard work
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I began the year with an account of a barn owl. I am finishing the year with another account of barn owls. The weather so far in December has been awful with rain on most days and very dull conditions. Hardly conducive to good photography but there have been a couple of days when conditions
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Whilst birding in Haradh in mid-January I saw at least five Long-legged Buzzards Buteo rufinus. These birds must be wintering in the area as there were too many in too small an area for them to be breeders. Long-legged Buzzard is an uncommon breeding resident in all areas of the Kingdom. In the Riyadh area
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