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Chemicals in Dogs: 5 Red-Flag Warnings We Can’t Ignore

Chemicals in Dogs: 5 Red-Flag Warnings We Can’t Ignore

Whether your dog is cuddly and cute or tough, steadfast and stoic, most American canines have one thing in common: Chemicals in dogs are now detected at alarming levels, sometimes at levels 20+ times higher than what we’re seeing in humans. So what are the biggest threats

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The Power of Energy in Health and Healing

The Power of Energy in Health and Healing

By Bill Piechocki Maintaining our pets’ health often seems like a very complex issue. First we have veterinary medicine, with its’ approach that drugs and procedures are necessary to be healthy which makes this even more confusing and complicated. In addition, factor in our hectic lifestyles and

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Feather Picking Plaguing Your Parrot?

Feather Picking Plaguing Your Parrot?   Feather picking or plucking (of­ten called “Feather Destruction Behavior” or FDB) is a problem that plagues many of our compan­ion parrots. It apparently does not affect wild parrots and seems to be a ‘disease of captivity.” It can exist to a

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Finding A Lost Pet

Your pet is lost! What should you do? Here is a time line for immediate action, what to do after two hours, two days and beyond.   Don’t Waste Time! Get a couple people to work in an organized way simultaneously. In the first two hours, ask

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If anything happened to you… What Would Happen To Your Pet?

  Make sure you have a plan in place to guarantee the lifetime care for YOUR pets. Components of a lifetime care plan: Step 1: Identify Caregivers. Identify people who could step in to take short term care of your pets in the hours, days, or weeks

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No More “No” With Dog Training

Modern dog training is reward based, which means we reward behaviors we want repeated, and ignore or re-direct those we want eliminated. Continually saying, “No!” draws attention to the wrong behavior. As parents, surely, you’ve heard the saying, “Negative attention is better than no attention.” Dogs have

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Companion Parrot Ownership: What You Need to Know

It never ceases to amaze me how many people approach me when I am out and about with my 12 year old Umbrella Cockatoo who begin with, “I used to have a (insert type of parrot here) but I had to get rid of it because (insert

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