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Children and Dogs

What’s more fun to watch than the relationship between children and dogs? Kids want to pet dogs. Not all dogs want to be children and dogstouched by kids. Teach your kids to first ask the dog owner’s permission, then to approach near, but not close, hand out, palm up. Let the dog come to you. If the dog appears nervous, back away and don’t press your luck.

The positive role dogs play in a child’s life are not always appreciated. However, the powerful presence they have within a family is irreplaceable. To ensure these strong bonds, keeping your family and dog safe is paramount. This can be accomplished by educating pet owners about high-risk scenarios that should be avoided.

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Cats Need Exercise Too

Physical exercise is important for the well-being of your feline friend. Lack of exercise leads to boredom which acats need exercise cat controls in two ways: by sleeping and by eating. Both are undesirable in excess since they can lead to health problems – the most common of which these days is obesity. If your cat just lies around, try different toys and a laser pointer. Some cats even learn to walk on a leash and harness. Getting them to exercise is a challenge, but important. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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