Getting Paw-sitive

Caring for a pet can teach a child many things but how do we know whether Junior’s ready for his first pet? “Mum, dad! Can I have a puppy?” asks Junior. That gets you thinking. Is Junior’s request just a passing ...
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Pet Therapy

“Henry had become Dale’s first real friend, teaching him how to be successful in a relationship without all the pressure that would come with a human friend.”  – Nuala Gardner, A Friend Like Henry A Friend L...
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Petpositive

Some people prefer high-spirited animals, whereas others prefer animals that are quieter. However, what’s more important is the type of animal that suits your lifestyle best. If you are unsure but would like a trained ...
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Pest-free Pets

Catching your pet in the act of scratching itself can drive you up the wall, especially if you are the type who is paranoid over pests. However, with proper care, you will be able to create a pest-free environment for yo...
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Angels…With Tails

Most people feel repulsed or prejudiced when faced with others who are different or look different. This has been attributed to the human ego and superego, which makes humans more discriminating than other creatures crea...
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Safety First!

The responsibility of owning a pet is not limited to feeding and giving it a place to stay. There are many other aspects of pet care that must be taken into consideration to ensure that your safety and that of the people...
Pets: Are you allergic?

Pets: Are You Allergic?

You visit a friend who owns a domestic cat that roams around the house. After stroking the cat several times, you start sneezing. Is that an allergic reaction? Or is your body just sensitive to cats? Wait a minute… Is ...
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My Pets and I

By Chan Li Jin Once upon a time, I used to be a dog-lover. Black and white childhood photos showed me smiling beside beautiful canines bigger then my small frame.  I remember best a large black dog we used to have that ...

Trained Dogs Can Detect Cancer

Scientists at Kyushu University, Japan have shown that a dog can sniff out the odour of bowel cancer in patients’ breath and stool samples. The dog was trained at the St Sugar Cancer Sniffing Dog Training Center at Min...