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Adoption

Adopting a cat is an exciting event. Cat adoption is a great alternative to purchasing a kitten or cat from a breeder or pet store. There are often lots of cats in shelters and rescue agencies because they were abandoned, abused or unwanted. Adopting a cat gives the cat a chance at having a home with a family who loves and cares for it. When a person is looking to adopt and own a cat they need to consider the following: Expenses There are a number of costs involved...

Cats

There is nothing quite like the love a cat can give. Cats make awesome pets as long as they receive the proper care they need to be happy and healthy. Domesticated cats depend on their owners for many things including food, affection, shelter, water, veterinary care, litterbox and much more. Owning a cat is a great and rewarding experience because they quickly become part of the family. For a cat owner to be prepared when they bring home their new furry...

Dogs

They're cute and they're attention getting. Their small size would seem to make them well suited to urban living, and they're trendy. Celebrities like Carrie Fisher frequently grace the red carpet with them, and they seem very friendly. But, is a French bulldog the pet for you? Read on to learn more about this breed. Although it's hard to believe it looking at this breed now, the French Bulldog's ancestors were once a large dog used for hunting and bullfighting....

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Rottweiler

Rottweilers are known as being an aggressive breed and many people are reluctant to take them on as pets. Despite what is thought of them generally, a rottweiler can be the perfect pet for dog lovers. These dogs, despite their seemingly aggressive nature, also have a loving and gentle side them that makes them a great contribution to any household. There are just a few of the great qualities of this breed of dog: They are loyal and protective of their family. They form close bonds with their owners and quick to spring to action when they feel their owner may be in danger While it make take some time for a them to become accustomed to strangers, when they do get comfortable, they can be cuddly and affectionate dogs. They love to cuddle up with their owners, even in places that are smaller than their body. They are also quite intelligent and easily...

French Bulldog Puppies

They're cute and they're attention getting. Their small size would seem to make them well suited to urban living, and they're trendy. Celebrities like Carrie Fisher frequently grace the red carpet with them, and they seem very friendly. But, is a French bulldog the pet for you? Read on to learn more about this breed. Although it's hard to believe it looking at this breed now, the French Bulldog's ancestors were once a large dog used for hunting and bullfighting. Beginning in the mid-1800s in England, these larger dogs were bred with pugs and terriers to produce the breed known as a toy bulldog. By 1850, the toy or miniature bulldog had been introduced to France and created a sensation. The demand for this breed was so great that dealers were sending over even animals that had "defects" like ears that stood straight up. By 1860, it was difficult...

Teacup Pomeranian

The dog has to weigh less that seven pounds to be considered a Teacup. The tiny stature of this dog does not preclude them from doing the same things as the larger dogs though, they can fetch, perform agility, and go on short hikes. They can even be trained to be therapy dogs. One thing to consider is that the small size of the dog may not be the most appropriate for small children who may accidentally harm the dog if it were dropped or played with too roughly....

Buying Puppies

Almost anyone that enjoys interacting with animals loves at least one thing about puppies. In America today, more households own a dog than any other type of pet, and this trend probably isn't going to change any time soon. However, to get the best experience for both the owner and the potential puppy, there are a few things to keep in mind. What a dog can do for their owner What a dog needs done for them What health and safety aspects need to be considered...

Cat Patios and Houses for Outdoor Cats

The debate continues: Should your cat be kept indoors never to be allowed outdoors? The argument can be made that cats need and deserve the chance to enjoy the outdoor atmosphere. Conversely, outdoor cats, whether they be feral or tame, or abandoned and, therefore, homeless, need protective shelter from harsh conditions. Fortunately for both indoor and outdoor scenarios, there are successful solutions. There is no debate about the dangers that...