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8 ways to reduce your dog's carbon paw print

I’d imagine that looking after the environment is pretty far down on your dog’s to-do list - it certainly falls behind activities such as running around outside, barking at postmen and chewing your favourite shoes to pieces. Consequently, it’s down to you to be green on their behalf!

Here are 8 ways to help ensure that your dog lives an eco-friendly lifestyle:

1. Dog Food

dog eatingUnfortunately, many pet food companies care more about making a profit than they do about the genuine wellbeing of our pets. As a result, dog foods are often made up of low-quality wastes from meats and a number of other fillers that we humans wouldn’t dream of eating in a million years! Buying organic pet food can be quite expensive though, so consider preparing your own. Raw food diets can actually be healthier for your dog, but it’s worth having a chat with your vet first to make sure your dog will be receiving the sufficient nutrients. 

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Cat bed training - What are the steps needed?

Some individuals are pleased with their cats to fall asleep on their beds, sofas, ironing pile or even the laundry basket and as long you do not mind collecting all the hair there is no concern.

Others may be worried about fleas and tick being moved to mattresses. They feel that respiration troubles may be worsened at night with pet cats having a good sleep in the same place as you.

It could just be that you have bought a new cat bed however your cat is neglecting to use it. It is also great for the cat to get a specific space of their very own, somewhere where they can go and know they won't be troubled.

No matter what the reason why, you will need your cat to settle on their very own cat bed because teaching them to do this is easy and straightforward to carry out.

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Symptoms of worms in cats

It is important to know the symptoms of worms in cats so you can get treatment if needed. There are a number of different treatments so you should not worry too much as long as you take action once you see any of the symptoms first appear with your cat.

The most common symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, dull coat or dry coat. You will likely see worms in the cat's vomit and feces. Typically an adult cat will have a routine fecal exam every three months (if they go outside) or six months (indoor cats). Kittens should have their stool examined every time they visit the vet.

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Vaccinating your cat

Getting your cat properly vaccinated is essential to its health. In fact, before vaccinations became more commonly place, many cats died on a regular basis from a condition called panleukopenia, which is more commonly known as feline distemper. They were also more likely to die from upper respiratory infections such as herpesvirus and calcivirus.

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Taking proper care of your cat

Cats make some of the best pets you can have. They are especially good pets for people who have busy lives and schedules that can’t afford to give a pet all of their time and attention. Cats are pretty private animals that don’t constantly need your attention, which frees up a lot of time. They are also fairly quiet pets which make them nice pets for people who live in apartments.

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Preparing a nutrition diet for your new kitten

Kittens are not merely mini cats; they seriously require certain special attention and care to help them grow up into strong healthy cats. Kittens need higher proteins to help build and grow strong bones, generally about 30 percent protein in their food, compared to adult cats that need only about 25 percent. They also need more calories as kittens are generally more active, the extra calories would give them the necessary energy to explore and play.

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Preparing Your Home for the Arrival of your New Dog

Bringing home a new pet is always a joy. It is the beginning of a long and beautiful relationship. So, you want to make sure that your dog gets a warm welcome and has access to everything he or she needs to be able to settle in quickly. Here are a few tips to help you to prepare for their arrival.

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