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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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Waterfowl for your garden

Are you interested in keeping waterfowl in your garden? Aviculture is enjoyed by people from all walks of life and provides a wonderful way for bird enthusiasts to learn more about various species. Provided they have a home which is ...

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Cool things about the nile crocodile

  One of the largest of all crocodilians, the Nile crocodile weighs up to 900kg and can grow to a length of over 6m (their average weight is 410kg and average length is 4m). The Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is ...

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Pet rats: your questions answered

Rats are social and affectionate animals who often develop an intense connection to their humans. They are intelligent and can be taught simple tricks or to respond to their names. Contrary to popular belief, they are very clean and easy ...

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Monarch butterfly’s epic migration

The migration of animals or birds from one side of a continent to the other is a well-known phenomenon in nature. But in most cases it’s a specific generation that completes the whole journey from beginning to end. What makes ...

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