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How to Prepare for a Career in Pet Grooming

Do you love animals?   Do you have pets that you enjoy taking care of?    Do you enjoy pampering your pets?   If so, you'd probably enjoy a career in pet grooming.  A pet groomer helps keep animals looking their best by shampooing, giving hair cuts, cutting nails and...

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What Are Pet Psychics?

A psychic refers to a person who claims to be able to perceive thoughts and emotions that are not normally perceived by the human senses. Pet psychics are people who claim to read thoughts and emotions, and communicate with animals through psychic ability. Other names for pet psychics are animal...

15 Pets Who Returned Home From Remarkable Distances

15 Pets Who Returned Home From Remarkable Distances

Call it luck, determination, the power of love or a mix of all three; here are 15 inspiring examples of happy reunions of lost pets and their families.

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What Is Mange?

Have you heard of the term “mangy dog?” Mange is a skin disease found in dogs, cats and many animals. It is caused by mange mites, which dig into the skin and cause itchiness, then leads to a horrible scaling of the skin. Mange is caused by mange mites. There are many kinds, which burrow into...

Kroger Company Recalls Pet Food

Kroger Company Recalls Pet Food

Last week, the Kroger Company recalled several brands of pet food due to the discovery of traces of aflatoxin within the packaged products. Alfatoxin is, per the recall information, a "naturally occurring toxic chemical by product from the growth of the fungus Aspergillus flavus on corn and other...

10 Weird Ways to Use Facebook

10 Weird Ways to Use Facebook

Facebook, the world's largest social network devised by a bunch of geeks in a Princeton dorm room, blurs all dimensions of a person's life in a running news feed. Facebook blends a user's family, friends, and work relationships from the past, present, and perhaps future into a dizzy and sometimes...

10 Best Charities to Donate to This Christmas and Any Day

10 Best Charities to Donate to This Christmas and Any Day

Giving to others is the best gift you can offer this holiday season and with just a few shopping days left, maybe your procrastination can render truly magnificent results. Granted kids love new toys and trinkets but most adults have nearly everything they need (or at least have the means of...

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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Dog Breed

A popular hunting breed in its native France, its name can be translated as follows: Petit (small), Basset (low), Griffon (wire-haired), Vendeen (French region of Vendee from where it originated). It was bred down in size coming from the larger Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen, with bloodlines of the...

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Tenterfield Terrier Dog Breed

The Tenterfield Terrier was developed in Australia from crossing the Standard Fox Terrier with the Manchester Black and Tan. Later on, the Whippet was also combined into the gene pool. Although it is believed to have originated in England, it was fully developed as a breed in Australia and cannot...

21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

The time has come (the Walrus said) to stop being pacified by safe, soft-pedaled words like ‘recession,’ ‘slump’ or ‘dip in the market.‘ Let’s face the facts, folks: Times are hard; money’s tight. The price of everything from gas to grapes skyrockets,...