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Q & A: Why does your dog chase and jump on cars?

Q. Why does your dog chase and jump on cars? A. Most dogs have some instinct to chase moving objects. How strong the instinct is depends on the breed of dog. For example, dogs who were bred to herd or to assist ...

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Q & A: What size cage is best for your rat?

Q. What size cage is best for your rat? A. The ideal rat cage should be made of powder-coated wire and should measure at least 760 x 450 x 470mm (this size will accommodate five adult male rats or six ...

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Q & A: Why does your dog eat soil?

Q. Why does your dog eat soil? A. There are several possibilities why a dog would suddenly start to eat soil. One is that the soil eating is due to a deficiency of a mineral substance in his diet. Any diet that ...

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Q & A: My three-year-old pet gerbil recently started to become ‘wobbly’. She also shakes at times and seems unwell. What could be the reason?

Q. My three-year-old pet gerbil recently started to become ‘wobbly’. She also shakes at times and seems unwell. What could be the reason? A. I’m afraid to say that sadly it does sound as if your gerbil is nearing the end ...

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Should you get a dog?

Making the decision to become a pet owner should never be taken lightly. You would never buy a house or decide to start a family without considering your current lifestyle and finances and how such a decision would impact your ...

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Adoption 101 – The start of a journey

Herewith I would like to invite you, the reader, on a very special journey with me. The journey of adoption. The time has come to welcome another doggy into my home, and as some people might find adoption a bit ...

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Starting up your marine aquarium

With Finding Dory hitting the big screens in mid-2016, children all over the world will again be talking about clownfish, hippo tangs and angelfish … Setting up and maintaining a marine aquarium can be a challenging but fulfilling hobby. While ...

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Dog Walking Tips

Roxy Blows discussed various Dog Walking Tips on her Animal Show on MixFM 14 October 2015 #AnimaltalkListenstoRoxyBlows Listen to the live clip by clicking below: Click here to read more. For more information on Roxy’s Animal Show, please see below: ...

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Bluefin tuna

Like all tuna, the bluefin is a saltwater finfish who is part of the mackerel family. For many years, bluefin tuna have been fished extensively leading to severe overfishing. This month, we list 10 cool things about bluefin tuna!   ...

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