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Dogs and Fireworks : Behavioural First Aid
Dogs and Fireworks : Behavioural First Aid
Many dogs are upset by the noise and flashes of fireworks. Loud, sudden bangs can cause fearful reactions such as cowering, trembling, flight from area, loss of toileting habits, destructive behaviour and excessive barking... More Information

Top Tips For Parrots
Top Tips For Parrots
Give your parrot the largest cage you can afford, and bear in mind that your birds cage should have minimum size to accommodate him stretching his wings in both directions, climbing and playing. Parrots are natural acrobats and require room to perform these feats... Full Article

Gerbil's Wheel of Mis-Fortune
Gerbil's Wheel of Mis-Fortune
A common means of providing environmental stimulation to caged animals is the running wheel or the more modern running ball in which the animal is placed to run around the room... More Information

Choosing Your Dog’s Trainer
Choosing Your Dog’s Trainer
With so many people involved in the field of professional dog training today, trying to determine who's truly qualified can be a difficult task. Your dog is a member of your family so you should make enquiries as to whom you will entrust your pet... More Information

It May Seem Obvious But a Cat Is Not a Dog!

It May Seem Obvious But a Cat Is Not a Dog!
Knowing why your cat does certain things, even the distasteful behaviours of presenting you with dead creatures, will help you to understand your cat better and appreciate how your behaviour can influence the cat...
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Understanding Your Rabbit

Understanding Your Rabbit
Rabbits are prey animals. Knowing the environment in which they originate and the natural behaviours they exhibit will help you to understand better and appreciate more your rabbit...
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Muzzle Training

Muzzle Training
The use of an appropriate muzzle is important in helping to reduce or eliminate certain unwanted behaviours associated with aggressions.
The use of a muzzle will increase the safety of people and other animals where a dog has already bitten or shown aggression...
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Why Should Pet Dogs Be Trained?

Why Should Pet Dogs Be Trained?
You are not a shepherd. Your dog does not need to work for a living. Why, then, should you train your dog?  Since the first wild canid and human beings discovered that they could live together, we have selectively bred dogs to perform certain tasks...
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