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Shearing our Golden Retriever with Seep Shears

I'm a bit embarrassed to say this, but our dog has a persistent ringworm problem. Several times throughout the years, we'd apply Viaderm or something that can be bought from our local vet. Then, when ...
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How to remove green bacteria algae from aquarium?

How to remove green algae from aquarium? Reasons might be location of the aquarium close to a window with direct impact of sunlight and/or too high values of PO_4 phosphate.
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How to move an aquarium?

There're a cuple of traps you can fall into when moving an aquarium. What precautions have to be taken? How long do I have to plan?
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Owl vs dog/lite up collar

Would a lite up collar keep an owl at distance. I have a four pound dog. Lately I have heard an owl in our trees. Very concerned about my dog. Any thoughts would be welcomed.
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Cat avoids contact and attacked me when I tried to pick him up

We have two 2-year old cats. They are siblings (male and female) and have both been neutered. The tomcat has never been very sociable but was friendly enough and liked to be stroked and brushed, but ...
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How can I make my balcony safe for my cat?

My cat enjoys hanging out on the balcony and likes to jump up on the railing. The problem is that my railing is fairly thin, curved on top, and made of smooth plastic-- making it difficult for my cat ...
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Dog acting strange about stairs

I have a 12 year old Golden and she is acting strange about the stairs. We have a set of stairs at both the front and back doors as our house sits up 8'. Each set of stairs has a landing 1/2 way up. ...
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How can I add fiber into my cat's diet?

My cat seems to be having.....digestion issues. He's a 6 month old black domestic short hair. He tends to splatter it everywhere and drag it along his long butt fur all over my apartment. He's a ...
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Why are some cats afraid of cucmbers? [duplicate]

By now, probably any cat owner has seen the funny videos about cats becoming increasingly terrified by the presence of a nearby cucumber. Why do cats have such an extreme reaction to these delicious ...
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How to prevent a cat from opening an accordion closet door

For my home, I prefer the style of closet door known best to me as accordion-style, consisting of two large, folded vinyl panels that hang from a track along the top, are secured to the closet opening ...
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Dog suffers from periodic mysterious brief, but intense, leg pain

My dog has been having a strange issue that I have been having trouble diagnosing. A couple times a year, she will suddenly be struck with what looks like sudden muscle spasms in her rear legs. She ...
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Why does my cat scratch around water before drinking it?

My cat likes to scratch at the edges of any and all kinds of water bowls and then tenses up when he drinks the water. I've tried all kinds of different water bowls but he scratches at all of them so ...
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Do Asian people welcome feral dogs to their house, but not feral cats? [on hold]

I hear some theories that Asian people tend to welcome feral dogs to their house and may even adapt them, but not feral cats, and even hate them if the cats enter their house, is that true? If so, ...
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Dog black stool, negative on tests

my 1 year old female 75 lb doberman, sharpei, Staffordshire terrier mix has been having black stool a few times a week. It's solid in firmness, but pure black. Sometimes mixed in with the brown ...
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puppy upset when told off?

My 9 week old puppy ( German shepherd), when told off for something such as going for the rubbish bin or chewing something we don't want her to chew, we tell her "no" and gently pull her back or hold ...
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I live in Hawai'i where houses generally have both cockroaches and geckos. Are the geckos being poisoned by the poisoned roaches?

My apartment (and most like it here in the heart of Honolulu) has german cockroaches. While I'm sure that we'll never get rid of them completely, poison traps (roach hotels) and raid barrier poison as ...
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My Guppy & Betta fish ignore cucumber

To be honest I was a bit suprised when I heard that fish can eat cucumber, I though it's a joke till I watched it with my own eyes on youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pt4ZdEKniQ). From what ...
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How often should a dog pee and poop normally?

Some articles I have found say it's 3-5 times a day, some say 2-3 times a day with no more than 8-12 hours between times when dog gets out. My mother's dog (English Springer Spaniel) is used to being ...
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how can I transport a suckerfish by automobile for 6 hours?

How can I transport my adult suckerfish, by automobile for 6 hours ?
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how do i get my dog and a kitten to be friends?

I have a German Shepard, not always ferocious but he seriously hates this kitten that comes in the backyard. He even tried attacking it. The kitten is still small, knows to run around though.No one ...
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Can my pup actually be affected by Parvo Virus

It may be that the question may have been asked multiple times, still i would like you to please analyse the question before down voting: I have adopted 2 street dogs from an NGO in Hyderabad, India ...
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How can I help a arthritic cat who is peeing outside of the box?

My 14 year old cat was diagnosed with arthritis last August over the pelvic area and spine. Unfortunately for the past month he has been peeing all over the place. I have tried all sorts of things to ...
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Why does my cat meow when she stands on the railing?

This happens at least once daily, and it started around two or three weeks ago. One of our two cats from the same litter (she is smaller, much more shy) began jumping right onto the stairs railing and ...
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Help in crate training my German shepherd correctly?

My 8 week old German shepherd is being crate trained with us right now. We have had her almost a week and I think things are going well. My expectations are not too high as she is still very young. ...
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Preffered method for applying a barking collar

My dog has been vocal for most of his life, and nothing I have tried has worked; including training (both reward and punishment), keeping him inside (he still barks at almost anything), and I have ...
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Dog starts to pee inside room

I have a golden retriever, 5 months old. We trained him to pee inside the bathroom since we live in a apartment. We used to take him outside for poo after the meal three times in a day. He does it ...
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How do carnivores (cats, dogs) catabolize protein for energy?

If cats are obligate carnivores and require no carbohydrate in their diet, do they derive all the glucose their cells need through gluconeogenesis? Some sources I've found state that carnivores get ...
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Flame Moss Rubber Bands

I purchased some flame moss online for the first time and it arrived rubber-banded to a wire mesh. Do I just throw it in the tank like this or do I have to remove the rubber bands?
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How can I help an unfriendly dog with a serious wound?

I feel like seeing coils of intestine through the cut wound or it may be the muscle I'm not sure. A staff here said its infested with maggots. The dog is kinda irritated one , doesn't allow any one to ...
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How can I use positive reinforcement to stop larador from always sniffing the ground

My 6 month old black lab spends almost all of his time with his nose pressed against the ground sniffing. This happens when we are out in the park and also when he is in the rooms of the house where ...
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Does fur protect a rabbit from heat or make it hotter?

There are various suggestions I have read on how to keep a rabbit cool in hot and extreme heat conditions, including here. What none of these seem to address is the suitability of shaving or ...
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What to do if I am with my dog and an aggressive and unleashed dog approaches us?

There are plenty of instructions on what to do if approached by a dog, for example this one : http://www.wikihow.com/Handle-a-Dog-Attack . I don't see anything new there, have been using similar ...
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My dog is having a lot of hair fall

I have a German Shepherd, one with lots of fur. All of a sudden he is having hair loss. It is not in the normal quantities, slightly more than usual but not a bald patch. Do I have some thing to worry ...
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Best wormer for a 3 yr old eastern water dragon ?

I have rescued a eastern water dragon (female) and she lost her partner last night they were on red sand and quite thin :( she hasnt eaten but has been drinkin water ?? I know she needs vitamins and ...
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Can an upper respiratory infection cause ocular discharge in only one eye?

My dog has been experiencing heavy discharge from the eyes—if left alone for 2-3 hours he can't open his eyes at all—I've been gently wiping his eyes with a warm wet paper towel every hour or so. He's ...
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How would a new puppy affect a 3.5 year old male Black Lab?

I currenly own a 3.5 year old male Black Lab. He is well trained, well exercised and a great family dog. I've always wanted a German Shepherd and am considering purchasing a GSD puppy (not sure if it ...
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How do I stop my puppy from licking her pee from training pads?

My 3 month old shih tzu is licking her pee after she goes on the training pads. How do I stop her from doing this? She has plenty of water and food. Help
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How to undo the mistakes I have done in potty training?

I Have a Cocker Spaniel puppy (3 months now) and the past 2 months I realized after research that I have done a terrible mistake in potty & crate training. I built him a big crate and placed the ...
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Salt Water Fish Tank Requirements

I'm looking to get a 75-100 gallon salt water fish tank. I have done some research but still not to educated on this niche. I hope this does not sound too general but if I am looking to have about ...
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Betta fish question. I have cleaned tank and set up with distilled water. How do I remineralize it?

Last August I decided to by a new 10 gallon tank and buy a new Betta. I set my tank up and went to a local Spring source where people get drinking water from a pipe coming out of the mountain. I had ...
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My cat keeps twitching [duplicate]

i was wondering if anyone can tell me why my cat has been twitching. She doesnt have the symptons of hyperesthesia she just twitches. She is a 12 yr old siamese
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Why won't my siamese cat leave me alone?

Why wont my siamese cat leave me alone she has to be with me 24/7. No one else but me. Im not complaining... I love her to pieces. Just feel bad for the other's that she doesnt want to give attention ...
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My rescue kitten is afraid of people and hides in the basement

He's been rescued from my work (warehouse). Our 2nd rescue (Sochi) is from work also, who we kept in our room a day and let our other cat and dogs be introduced. Then in a large crate in LR a couple ...
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Why is my cat twitching?

My cat has been twitching quite a bit lately. She doesn't seem to be ichy or licking. Its just twitching. Just a little concerned because she never did that before and now it happens all the time ...
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How do you teach a dog to allow me to put his leash on?

I have a small poochon (poodle/bichon fries) dog that gets excited when I try to put him on a leash. It is nearly impossible for me to put his leash on when he is excited like that. How can I teach ...
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Kitten stopped using litterbox, how should I correct him?

I have a male, 5 month old kitten, I recieved him at 2 months old from a friend. When I brought him home he didn't use the litter box, but I realized that he didn't like the litter. Since then, I ...
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Methods to train attention and obedience in a dog?

We have a 2 year old male standard poodle, who is a wonderful dog by the way, and have done some training with him in the past - mainly centered on food and use of an e-collar. He is completely ...
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Affect of Kh on Neocaridina Shrimp

It is my understanding that, in the aquarium, Kh (carbonate hardness) raises the PH slightly, but primarily acts as a "buffer", preventing large PH swings. For Neocaridina shrimp (I keep red ...
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Why does my cat eat inedible things, how can I stop it, and what are the medical side-effects?

My cat has a bad and frequent habit of eating (or trying to eat) inedible items. Specifically, she tends to eat plastic trash bags, cardboard, and paper, though she is especially prone to eating the ...
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How to reintroduce cats to raw food?

I have a cat and 4 kittens (5.5 months old), all healthy and recently spayed. They're on a mix of dry (Acana), canned (various, will run out for good soon), and homemade raw. The cat was on ...

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