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Pet Loss: A Thoughtful Guide for Adults & Children by Herbert A. Nieburg
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When Your Pet Dies By: Diane Pomerance, Ph.D
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Dog Law (4th National Edition) By: Mary Randolph
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Why the Wild Things Are: Animals in the Lives of Children By: Gail F. Melson
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If you have ever seen a snakeskin caught on a bush in the woods, you've probably wondered: Why do reptiles shed? How does it work, and what exactly do these cold-blooded beasts have under their discarded scales? Read the Full Story
Body Language: A Clue He May Be Anxious
If you are around dogs long enough, especially dogs that interact with each other, you will notice that they use specific signals to communicate certain things to each other. Animal behaviorists believe some of these signals are meant to relax potential aggressors, as well as calm themselves. Read the Full Story
Dog Behavior: An Evolutionary View If we are going to undertake to train this dog into the companion that we want him to be, then it is important that we understand what the animal is and what the animal wants to be... Read the Full Story
Lawyers and courts are not usually the first things that come to mind when you think of your four-legged friends, but pets can be the subject of court cases. Dog and cat bites are one area where owners could find themselves in legal hot water. The CDC reports that dog bites occur in nearly 2 percent of the U.S. population, and most of those cases involved children. That's where animal laws come in. Read the Full Story
Ethical Aquarium Ownership
"Ethical aquarium ownership" is a phrase that means a lot of different things to many different people. In this article, we will be focusing on the ethical issues that involve aquarium ownership of both marine and freshwater species... Read the Full Story
"Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later. ~Mary Bly
Parrot Intelligence
"Associate Professor Irene Pepperberg, noted expert, author and speaker on parrot intelligence, recently submitted research findings of a project funded by the Pet Care Trust. The project studied the African Grey parrot in an effort to better understand their behavioral needs and provide insights on how "to keep them from getting bored, which results in the birds screaming and chewing their feathers." Read the Full Story
the Right Fish
Most beginning aquarium owners are soon overwhelmed with the large number and variety of decisions required when setting up a new aquarium. The owner must decide on the type, size, and location of the tank... Read More
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