Obesity Epidemic Affecting Your Pet?

Dowbrigade » Blog Archive » Fat Cats Welcome Company – WASHINGTON – The obesity epidemic has spread to man’s best friend, and so many dogs are getting fat that the government stepped in Friday by approving the first doggie diet pill. The Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Slentrol, a prescription drug that can suppress Fido’s appetite while also blocking the absorption of fat from his...

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Pet Abuse – Top 7 Signs Your Child May be an Abuser
Jul14

Pet Abuse – Top 7 Signs Your Child May be an Abuser

Pet abuse has been an important issue in the last two decades particularly because it is identified as one of the tell-tale signs of an even more violent behavior directed towards other human beings.  Studies have shown that nearly all violent crime perpetrators have a history of animal cruelty in their profiles. Several cases have seen their share of media attention:  high-school killers Kip Kinkel of Oregon and Luke Woodham of...

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Do Cats really taste like chicken?

Do Cats really taste like chicken? Not according to Sushi, the pug and Bonkers, the shih tzu. It’s nice to see pooches promoting better relations between cats and dogs, and an end to all prejudice. If only humans could be so smart. We can learn a lot from our pets about getting along in this world and forgiveness. CATS DO NOT TASTE LIKE CHICKEN ~ by Sushi and...

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Should You Allow Your Kid to Have a Pet?
Jan12

Should You Allow Your Kid to Have a Pet?

The pros and cons are many. So let’s get right into it. First I want to tell you about a time in the not too distant past in a faraway kingdom… Only kidding, but I did get a dog when I was roughly 7 years old. I’d been begging my mom for least two years to let me get a dog. She finally agreed and we picked up this scruffy little mutt which was part Labrador and part Golden Retriever. It was always running around,...

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Life Lessons from Nick the dog
Dec30

Life Lessons from Nick the dog

Life Lessons from Nick the Dog I recently read a very interesting post on my friend Gord Young’s Blog “Gord’s Gold” entitled “The Way of the Nick” and wanted to share it with our readers here on Parenting Help me. The article was actually an email that Gord sent to his son in reference to their dog, Nick. Would that we all could learn to forgive like Nick, love unconditionally like Nick and find the...

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Cat Brain, Dog Brain, Woman Brain, Man Brain
Dec28

Cat Brain, Dog Brain, Woman Brain, Man Brain

Cat Brain, Dog Brain, Woman Brain, Man Brain…. It amazes me how different cats are from dogs. It’s almost like they are complete opposites in the way they act and communicate. It’s miscommunication that causes cats and dogs to have so many relationship issues. Beginning with that first introduction, it is obvious that offenses will happen. When introduced to a new cat, both cats will usually take things slow, watch...

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