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Bat Rabies Alert

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Bat rabies is on the rise, and rabid bats have been found interacting with dogs. Keep your dog’s rabies vaccination up to date.

Want a Cuddly Pet? Rats as Pets

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“She has all the personality of a dog or a cat and some advantages that dogs and cats don’t offer,” says Henderson. “For one, she’s small so you can keep her in a cage and take her traveling with you. She’s also litter box trained and she knows some tricks. The best thing about her, though, is her sweet personality.”

Dog Park Etiquette

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While dog parks are ace playgrounds for Rovers to romp and Spots to socialize, without proper supervision, squabbles can break out like pimples on a teenager.

Bird Diets: Birds Need More Than Seeds

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We live in a land of fast food, fatty snacks, and junk food junkies. French fries dripping with grease, hamburgers packed with calories – most of us are painfully aware that our diets are less than ideal. Could our pets also be suffering from a similar situation?

Chicken Training

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I am a Psychology student who is currently enrolled in a subject that requires animal training. I was wondering how many days did it take you to teach the chicken those tricks? Did you use positive reinforcement?

Dog Jumps Through Hoop: Part 2

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Today is Lucy’s second day of transitioning to jumping through my arms. After practicing through a smaller and smaller hoop a bunch of times, I try with my arms.

Dog Jumps Through Hoop: Part 1

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It’s been a while since I’ve given an update on Lucy. In fact, I still have to go back and fill you in on all of the juicy details from last summer. In the meantime, I have her this week to work on a few issues that have been cropping up.

Piddling Pooches: Excited Urination in Dogs

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Our ten-month-old Cockapoo is adorable; however, he has a problem. Whenever he gets excited, especially when my grown children and grandchildren come over, he pees on them and on the floor.