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Breed Ban or Better Pet Selection?

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Every year, when badly behaved dogs become the object of media focus someone asks me, ” Do you think pit bulls should be banned as pets?” To which I usually answer, “No, but some owners should be banned from owning pit bulls… or for that matter, Jack Russell Terriers, Basenji’s, Border terriers, Bengal cats and even Budgies”. In fact, some people shouldn’t have pets at all.

Cat Stalks Feet: How to Tame the Beast

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What do you do with a cat who attacks everything and everyone? Our cat lurks behind furniture and then leaps out at people as they walk by. She never seems serious because she doesn’t bite very hard, but it’s getting annoying.

What to Do When Your Dog Eats Poop

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Our puppy eats our older dog’s poop. We tried “Forbid”, a powdered product, that was supposed to have an awful taste. What else can we do?

Cat Constantly Meows and Drive Owner Crazy

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My cat has always been talkative, but her insistent meowing is getting worse. She cries constantly, when I am home. It’s not a friendly cry, it’s desperate sounding.

Can Anyone Train a Dog?

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Contrary to what many pet owners think, it DOESN’T take an expert to train a dog or cat! The principles of dog training are quite simple, and thoughtful practice is really all it takes. Anyone and everyone can train a dog!

Can Hand Rearing Your Puppy Lead to Dog Aggression?

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Dogs and other animals that are hand-reared may have self-control issues since most humans aren’t as good at setting limits for puppy behavior as the pup’s mom and siblings are.