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How can I decipher how aggressive my Betta is?

I am thinking of adding tank mates to my tank environment. I already have a Betta fish, and am thinking of adding a few more different types of fish like Neon Tetras. However, after reading the ...
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How can I feed a Betta fish and Neon Tetras that are living in the same tank?

I am thinking about getting a ten gallon (ca. 38 litres) aquarium so that I can add some Neon Tetras to my tank environment that already includes one Betta fish and nothing more. However, I noticed ...
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Are the cats' tail movements voluntary or not?

I have asked another question, concerning the cats' tails, where people answered me that cats show their emotions through their tails. Generally, I have seen the cats move their tails a lot. Are ...
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Why are dog belly buttons so different from our own?

I'm going to assume that no one needs to be told what human belly buttons look like. But most people probably don't know what dog belly buttons look like. Here's a photo of one, which should make it ...
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Betta Tank Mates? [duplicate]

I have a 3 gallon tank with a male betta in it. My question is, can i put anything in there with him? My dad said neon tretas but I know that tank is far too small for active fish (not that bettas ...
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Leaving two siblings kittens alone for 2 nights

An unexpected event happened and I have two go spend two nights out of the house but I want to make sure I make what is best for my two kittens. They are both 2 months old kitties and are siblings. ...
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I have to hand feed my dog

I have 3 dogs of different ages, the latest addition being a puppy. Two eat in the kitchen within view of each other and the third eats in another room. Everything has been fine u until a few weeks ...
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Im getting frustrated [older dog breaking housetraining]

My 12 1/2 yr old dog has started having bowel movements on her crate AND in the house on occasion. In her defence her sibling who was euthanized due to multiple medical issues (1 month ago) had been ...
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My cats fight with each other

I have two male cats of over a year. They used to play well with each other upto the age of 8 months. But slowly they became enemies and now they need to be kept separate. I've seen more than a dozen ...
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Is it safe to use topical products containing tea tree oil on my cat?

Because of it's popularity in treating human skin conditions, tea tree oil has started showing up in pet shampoos and other topical products. I've been told that tea tree oil is toxic to pets. Can I ...
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Why does my cat's meow have no sound?

I've looked all over for an explanation. Surprisingly, there's not much information about this (most being theories). Are there any cat experts that can explain this? I've heard "the sound is too ...
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Should I get a bigger cage for my Lovebird?

so my family has had a single Lovebird for plenty of years now, but its cage is about 15" W x 15" L x 18" H. It wasn't until recently that I learned that the cage I bought might be bad for them, so I ...
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Help Betta fish fighting

We got 2 'female' betta fish for our tabk over 6 months ago Until a few weeks later their fins grew bigger and they are both males :( I thought we were lucky and they seemed to get on ok Until the ...
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Mouse is acting strangely, what should I do?

I was coming home last night and the street light in front of my house was out again so I was driving slowly down the hill. I see this mouse in the middle of the road going around in a ...
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Why do dogs eat wood and how to fix that?

My mother has a dog, English Springer Spaniel Robbie, 6 years old. He has a habit of chewing and swallowing pieces of wood in the forest when we take our walks. Chewing wooden sticks is normal for ...
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Deaf cat owner experience

Anyone own or used to own deaf cat? If so, what was it like? Was it lot of works compared to hearing cat? What kind of signs/signals you use to communicate deaf cat? Thank you for answering!
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Why is my chameleon's mouth staying open on one side?

It looks like her mouth is going to one side. I don't know what to do. She has never been injured that we are aware of. She always stays in her cage, and she is able to eat. What do you recommend?
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Is okay for my dog to not eat or excrete waste while receiving Buprenex for pain relief?

My dog has an inflamed knee and her veterinarian recommended she undergo surgery to fix the cause of the inflammation. For now the doctor gave me a supply of Buprenex for pain management. While she's ...
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I'd like to adopt a cat, but I have allergies

Me and my SO would like to adopt a cat, however we have some concerns: Her parents have a cat (russian blue) and I'm quite allergic to it My nose starts running My eyes turn red and become itchy I ...
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Placating isolated kitten

I have a kitten (15 weeks) that has to be isolated while she's being treated for ringworm (for six weeks). She's from a shelter, and I don't know when she was separated from her mother or ...
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Meowing when pooping

Why does my 2 month old female kitten meow when using the bathroom? She succeeds in using it but cries out in pain before she does.. please help
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My older cat is very aggressive towards my 6 week old kitten

I have a cat about 2 months old who is very aggressive he attacks my feet when I walk and any time I try to pet him he bites (hard) we got a very small kitten today who is very sweet and loving and ...
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My one year old female jack russel keeps following and jumping all overnew staff pup

1 year old female Jack Russel terrier keeps jumping all over my new staff pup.At the beginning I thought that it was some mother instinct , but she just wont leave him alone and now I think that she ...
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Rabbits and cats

I just got a rabbit about two weeks ago. I've had my kitten for about three months/ The cat/kitten is six months old. They were fine together at first but now they seem to fight. The cat chases the ...
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What is wrong with my border collie?

Well my girlfriend and I have a female border collie named Lacey. She is a rescue dog who was abused for a long time. From what we were told, she was a bait dog whose teeth were extracted so she ...
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Why does my 1 1/2 year old cat bite at her paws and run around frantically sometimes during the day

My 1 1/2 year old cat, Penny, has started to run around and bite at her back paws a little while ago. I don't know if she is in pain and I've started to worry a bit. I have noticed that before and ...
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The social aspect of having only one dog

I'm thinking of getting a dog, but I read that dogs are social and pack animals so I was wondering if there would be any short and long-term problems with the dog not having fellows around the house. ...
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Can I adopt a pug into a household with two German shepherds?

My family and I are the proud owner of our two beautiful angels, Daisy(8 years) and Dalmi(5 years). Both of them are German shepherds. Dalmi is Daisy's daughter. They are friendly with people and ...
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How worried should I be about my dog having her second wart in a year or so?

Last year, my dog (a female yellow lab, who is now about 2 1/2 years old) developed a growth on her leg. I took her to the vet, and the diagnosis was a relief - it was just a wart (I don't remember ...
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My son's dog Lenny is afraid of me

When we rescued Lenny he was fine with me. But fairly early on my son, Adam, left him with me 2x for a couple of days. Then they moved in with me for a couple of months. Every time Adam left and ...
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Medically, what does it mean when a dog smacks her lips repeatedly?

My Dachshund, a spayed female, 16 months old, is exhibiting a behavior that I wonder at. Our previous dog, a Labrador/Doberman mix, never did it, as far as we can recall (we had him his whole life, ...
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Soft treats for pancreatic dog?

My 6 year old miniature American Eskimo (20 lbs.) was recently diagnosed with pancreatitis, so now she is on a super-low-fat diet for the rest of her life. Our vet showed me how to read the labels on ...
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Cat Meeting New Cat

I've gotten a awesome grey female Persian cat who is about 8 months old. The thing is that my friend is going out of city and wouldn't be able to take care of his cat for almost 20 days. I want to ...
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How do I get rid of bleach smell in my turtle aquarium?

I had snails in a turtle aquarium. To clean the aquarium, I bleached it and then boiled it. Afterward, I rinsed it 3 more times but it still smelled like bleach. I put in 1 fish but it died. Is there ...
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Do you walk cats, or should you?

I do not own pets as of now, but I'm interested. I read that dogs should be walked at best twice a day, but I was wondering where the cats get their exercise. Do they need any?
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How can I get my dog to accept a harness without treats?

I want to use a harness to walk my dog since she pulls on her leash. I've tried for the past year to break her of pulling on the leash by stopping when she pulls and making her come sit beside me ...
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Cat pulls his claws off while being transported

My cat hates the car and his travel box (plastic with wire mesh). He claws at the boxes air vents / grill and goes a bit crazy when we drive, which leads to pulled off claw sheaths and a bit of ...
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Why does my dog poop on 'higher ground'?

I have a mini micro toy poodle and each and everytime he has to poop he does so on grass that is taller than the rest or against a tree. When he does it against a tree he puts his 2 back legs as high ...
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Does leaving wet pet food at room temperature for 12+ hours pose a risk for your cat?

Recently, my roommate's sister went on vacation and I offered to take care of her kitten for her in the 1-2 weeks she is going to be gone. The feeding instruction she told me is to leave dry food ...
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Play fighting or real fighting?

So, I'm going off to college next year and my mom is at work for the majority of the day. Because of this, we got our dog (she's 3 years old) a new friend to keep her company. We brought home this new ...
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What is the real chance my 8-week puppy gets parvo?

I have an 8-week old cocker spaniel - poodle mix. I'm told she's had her first parvo shot out of three. I live in a relatively well-to-do neighborhood with very, very few stray dogs. We have a front ...
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Warm weather walkies and water

With the warmer weather, the 'walkies duty' hasn't lifted. When going out for longer walks on hot days, I've been taking with me a bottle of water and a bowl. But I thought I'd ask - what's your ...
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Cat comes back after 4 days, meows loud, and wants to go back outside again

My cat (female) left us 4 days ago and didn't came until today. When she came back she was dirty, didn't want to be touched, didn't want to eat or drink even though it was very warm outside. After ...
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Can a stray dog be healthy on a diet of only milk?

What should I feed a stray dog? Currently he is fed milk twice a day. Is this enough for him or does he need any other nutrients?
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Is letting my mostly blind dog sniff everything I'm holding teasing her?

The family Border collie is pushing 14 and her vision has deteriorated quickly. Ever since her vision got bad, she has had the tendency to try to sniff whatever anyone is holding when they come over ...
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How can I cure food agression in my dog when preliminary techniques have failed?

In general, the dog is quite easy-going. During food time and when the bowl is full with food, it gets really aggressive, growling, ready to bite even the owner! And this happens every time (twice a ...
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What should I look for in a nutritious dog food?

I have heard to avoid fillers and look for meat as the first ingredient. Which ingredients should I look for and which I should avoid and why when looking for a nutritionally superior dog food?
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How to calm an energetic dog

My family owns a one year old pet Visla named Rivet. He has always had energy out the wazoo, sometimes it can be fun but other times it is just plain annoying. Does anyone have any ideas on how to ...
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Help my gecko lost a toe - should I help it shed

I need some help. I purchased a gecko from someone and being a new reptile owner I immediately did research on shedding. I looked at its feet because it seems to be the worst problem: it has balls ...
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Why is my dog only aggressive and trying to bite when we are at home?

My dog is very nice and has never shown aggression away from home. He loves to go to work with me, ride in the car and go anywhere. He is very mild mannered and has never shown any signs of aggression ...

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