Month: July 2020

Most Popular Names for Birds

One of the most exciting things about becoming a bird parent—besides choosing your feathered family member, of course—is choosing a name. And if you thought picking names for birds is just for fun and that your new pet won’t care—think again!

“A name gives the bird an identity and a persona,” says Michelle Yesney, the CEO of Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue, based in northern California, who adds that bestowing a name can help you bond with your new pet.

It may be wise to wait a few days after getting your bird to pick a name.

“That way, you can

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Good Fish for Starting a Tropical Fish Aquarium

Nothing is more exciting than adding new fish to a newly set up aquarium. However, the fish you choose will have a big impact on your tank’s success or failure. Unfortunately, many new fish owners make the wrong choices, lose some or all of their fish right away, and give up on keeping fish.

The two biggest errors made when stocking a new aquarium are adding too many fish at a time and choosing the wrong species. Tip the scales in your favor by following these basic, but important, steps.

How Many Fish?

When you are considering the many

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Cat Sitters –

Find a Loving Cat Sitter

Looking for someone to watch your cat or kitten? We have a community of loving pet sitters that can’t wait to meet you and your feline friend.

As pet owners ourselves, we understand the stress placed on both owners and pets when you need to be away from home. We believe it’s much easier for cats to remain in the comfort of their home while owners are away travelling or working. However, finding a reliable cat sitter to help keep your cat happy and safe while you’re away isn’t always easy. can simplify your

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Owners warned stop kissing pets as U.K. latest to sound the alert over cat infected with coronavirus

A six-year-old siamese cat has become the first animal in the U.K. infected with coronavirus, just weeks after the U.S. announced the first infection in two pet cats in New York state.

The U.K.’s chief veterinary officer confirmed the virus responsible for COVID-19 has been detected in the pet cat in the U.K. It had suffered a shortness of breath.

An increasing number of pets has caught the virus, but infections have been reported in relatively few animals worldwide.

In April, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Agriculture Department’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories announced the

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Dog Breeds – Browse nearly 350 different breeds

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Choosing dog breeds based on your lifestyle is the most important factor when adopting a puppy. View our complete dog breed profiles to get a better understanding of expected temperament, character, care and exercise requirements. We recommend our BreedMatch tool to help narrow down your favorite dog breeds.

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  • HEIGHT: 9-11.5 inches
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Afghan Hound
  • BREED GROUP: Hound
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