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Pack Your Trunk, We’re Going to the Beach!

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You expect to see a certain amount of wildlife when you go to the beach. Seagulls, of course. Crabs, fish, the occasional shark, and…elephants? No, you don’t usually find a lot of elephants at the beach, but if you were lucky enough to catch such a sight, especially this baby elephant, then you would have a glimpse of pure joy! Watching this little guy’s first day at the beach is just like watching any other ...

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Fresh or Saltwater Fish? The Basics of These Two Very Different Worlds

If you are thinking about starting up a fish tank, you may be wondering which way to go; fresh or saltwater? Both of these aquariums offer up the benefits of keeping beautiful aquatic creatures and plants, but they also come with their own set of rules and things that have to be considered. Let’s dive into the world of both fresh and saltwater fish habitats to see where your interest lies. Before You Get Started ...

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Stop a Dog Barking – The Kind Way

Is a barking dog driving you dotty? If so read on to improve things in a positive way. Dogs bark, it is how they communicate and make their feelings known. Excessive barking can easily drive us to distraction though and the most natural thing we do, as humans, is shout at them to stop. But, and you probably already know this, hollering will never work long term because the dog just thinks you are joining ...

10 Great Puppy Training Tips

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Bringing a new puppy into your home is an exciting time for the whole family. Everyone is anxious to play with the new addition and puppies are just so cute that it is easy to get caught up in the moment. However, it will make your life easier if you begin to train your puppy from day one of his arrival. A well trained pet is more enjoyable for everyone. #1 – Start Immediately Puppies ...

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Be My Valentine FOREVER!

5 Monogamous Animals That Mate For Life (Almost) 1. Gibbons… An Open Marriage Gibbons and monogamy. Once thought to be as closely linked as the moon and the stars, a closer look reveals these couples have some juicy secrets! I know it’s hard to believe. After all, we all know the beautiful tales of the Gibbon’s courtship. The male sings a beautiful solo to his beloved. His beloved sings an equally beautiful solo to him. ...

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Living with More than One Dog

Some people can have a dog and it works out great. But often it seems like one dog just isn’t enough! We work too much so Fluffy is lonely, we just couldn’t leave that litter-mate behind, they were going to put that sweet puppy to sleep at the shelter, or other family members wanted their own dogs when they saw how much fun you had with yours! Owning several dogs can be fun or just ...

The Thrill of Victory…Pet Olympics!

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It’s time for the Olympics again and all across the globe, millions watch as athletes from around the world compete for the gold. But you don’t have to wait every couple of years to see the greatest athletes compete, you just need to be willing to watch a different species! Tiny, Fast…Chihuahuas. Every year, regional winners meet head to head in San Diego in hopes of winning the coveted America’s Fastest Chihuahua crown. This tiniest ...

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It’s Time for the Truth About Common Cat Myths

I`m not sure any other animal on the planet has as many myths swirling around it as our feline friends do. Some of these myths have been around for ages and over time have only gained strength in their validity. However, some of these tall-tales are just plain silly and can be potentially harmful to cats. Let`s explore some of the most common myths that cats have to deal with. Black Cats Are Bad Luck ...

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How Safe is Your Child Around Dogs?

We have all heard the stories. A friend hates dogs because he was bitten as a child. Dogs have eaten unattended babies. A pack of dogs killed a child on the street. We dog owners know and love our pets, so we cannot imagine such a thing happening! But where does the truth lie? Are dogs really dangerous to our kids? The statistics are a bit scary: every year about 441,200 American children need medical ...