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My lizard has diarrhea

What is recommended for lizards having diarrhea. I noticed yesterday he was not as active. Today he ate green peppers. Before I went to work I noticed he had diarrhea. What are your ...
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Found 4 kittens in a bush in my side yard, don't know what to do

I heard some kittens meowing yesterday and I went to investigate the source and found a litter of 4 kittens in a bush. I figured that their mom would come back so I let them be. I checked on them ...
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If You Touch A Wild Baby Bunny, Will Its Mom Abandon It? [on hold]

We were outside cutting the grass the other day, and we stumbled across a rabbit nest. The little bunnies that were in it came running out. I was just looking at them, and my neighbor went outside and ...
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After using Spectracide® Weed Stop® for Lawns how long before the grass is safe to eat?

A friend has a lawn that has been treated with Spectracide® Weed Stop® for Lawns, and she has rabbits that she would like to allow graze on the lawn. Following the links from the Manufactures site it ...
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Elderly cat has eye closed shut and she won't eat

My cat is 18 years old. When I went outside to the backyard (where she prefers to be)to check on her I noticed that her eye was closed shut and the same side of her face is swollen. She won't eat or ...
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Can The Tail Of A Fish Grow Back?

I had two fish, but one got really aggressive, and bit the other one's tail off. The second fish died because it wasn't able to compete against the first, but if it had been living alone, could its ...
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Does stability comprise a pH buffer?

I went to the pet store to get some advice regarding the water quality in my 100L aquarium (which is stocked with fish). Since taking over this aquarium, I've notice that the pH tests no more than ...
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Side-effects of spaying or neutering a cat?

What are the potential side-effects of spaying or neutering a cat?
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Young cat diet; How to fulfil development needs and avoid obesity

My 10 month old male British Shorthair, neutered since 6 months old, looks more and more like an adult cat. I believe however that he still hasn't reached the peak of his body development and ...
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Can Rabbits tell time?

You may be familiar with the rabbit from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland as illustrated by John Tenniel. But my rabbit does not have a pocket watch, yet she often manages to get up on the bed ...
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Dog suffers from diarrhea, lack of appetite cyclically

My dog is an Australian Labradoodle (small breed labradoodle/cocker spaniel hybrid) that is 14 months old. She is already somewhat picky about food, but regularly suffers from diarrhea and becomes ...
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How to teach a rat to not litter in a different spot

Rats are rather clever little creatures. I have potty-trained my two male rats within a single week. Until recently, they have found a new favorite spot. The method I used to teach them was ...
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13 year old dog not eating, blind with diabetes, vets can find nothing else wrong medically

I have a 13 year old Collie/Labrador cross who is blind with diabetes. She get's her insulin as instructed by the vet, but in the past few weeks she has been eating less and less, and now barely eats ...
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How can I get my dog get used to a new small environment?

We've got this small 4 years old chihuahua dog, she weighs less than 2 pounds, we moved her from a really warm environment in south of Mexico to a colder place, actually a smaller place in another ...
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Why are grain-free cat foods filled with vegetables instead of more meat?

Every grain-free cat food I've seen is filled with vegetables like sweet potatoes and peas. Why is this? Why don't they just put more meat? Are there 100% meat product cat foods, wet or dry?
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What are the signs that a female platy fish is about to give birth?

I have a 10 US gallon tank that has been up and running for about 6 days. I purchased 2 female and 1 male platys and they have been in it for about 4 days. I believe both females are pregnant (they ...
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How can I protect my tortoise from ant attacks?

I've been getting prepared before attaining a new tortoise, and I thought I'd have everything figured out and set up before I get it. A while ago when I was cleaning my turtle's pool I left it to ...
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Teach cats to stay close in unfenced area

We have two cats that we would love to take to a summer house with us for weekends during at least half of the year. The idea is that we'll be heading there on Friday and returning on Sunday ...
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Do rabbits experience menopause?

I got a question third hand, (friend > wife > me) and a quick search leaves me wondering where to look for the answer. The friend has an 11 year old female rabbit that has not been spayed. She wants ...
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Managing the gradual induction of stray cat into my life

I think one of the five stray cats that visit my verandah has taken a liking to me and she hung around for a really long time (45+ minutes) staring at me through my large glass windows AFTER she had ...
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How well do rabbits remember things?

I got my rabbit from the animal shelter around four years ago. Today I was playing with her, and she seems so happy that I began to wonder if she remembers her time that she spent at the animal ...
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What is swimbladder disease in fish?

One of my fish just died of swimbladder disease. How did this happen? Is it contagious? If it is, how do I stop it from spreading?
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Best way to sell kittens online? [closed]

What is the best way to sell kittens online? Craigslist? Or is there a better site? Also, how much should I charge per kitten?
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What are the basic directions to planting dandelions for a tortoise? [closed]

I'm planning on buying a Greek tortoise, and I was thinking of getting a large plastic container and filling a part of it with soil then planting it. Obviously, the number one plant I'm planning to ...
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What is the gender of my kitten? [duplicate]

I've looked at so many videos but I'm still unsure. Here's a picture of the kitten's back end:
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How do I stop my Indoor dog from riffling through and knocking over the trashcan?

After some months working with my dog I've managed to more or less get my 8-year-old beagle to behave enough to live indoors with near full access to all areas of the house. This is something that ...
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Should my rabbit Does, Bucks and Kits be separated? [closed]

I was wondering from the perspective of being as similar to the wild and the most humane (I understand these might be mutually exclusive) - what rabbits should be kept away from each other? Does a ...
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Can I keep a Cockatoo and finches in the same aviary?

My wife and I just built a small aviary and we want to get our Cockatoo a friend. He is 2 years old and loves people. He's not aggressive at all. I also would like to get some finches and start ...
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Black spots developing on flat-coated retriever tongue

I have a 2 and a half year old flat coated retriever boy, who has started to develop black spots on his tongue slowly over the last six months or so. He has a larger one about the size of a pound coin ...
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What kind of danger does cat litter pose to my pregnant wife?

My wife is pregnant and has a dog/cat kennel. Is it really true that pregnant women should not be around cat litter because it's harmful for the baby? If it is true, how close can she be around it? ...
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What would I need in order to breed superworms?

I know superworms are the larval stage of a darkwing beetle. So if I were to purchase a container of superworms from the pet store. How would I go about starting a colony of my own superworms?
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How can I help my hard of hearing dog hear better?

I have a white bull-dog (we once thought it was a boxer) that is pretty deaf. He can hear some high pitched things it seems, but when asleep he does not respond to yelling or other noises. Is there ...
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What happens if I buy an exotic pet in Ohio and take to my home in Pennsylvania?

I have heard that Ohio has different laws (or maybe no laws) governing the making of pets of wild, exotic and/or non-native species. I have also heard that occasionally people will purchase a "pet" ...
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How can I curb my dog's tendencies to roll in everything?

As a continuation to this question, Why does my dog roll in gross stuff?, I was wondering if there was a way to actually stop my dog from rolling in everything and anything. My dog is about 9 months ...
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Are cats able to find their way back home if lost?

I have a cat which was at my place since its birth and we looked after him. Recently a neighbour had problems with him, so we had to leave him at a fish market around 2 kms from our home. But now ...
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My Cat is missing hair on her neck

I've just discovered that my cat has a huge patch of missing hair on her neck. Is this something serious?
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Why is one puppy of the litter left behind by its mother?

Why does a female dog neglect one of the litter? She moved all the others and left one. I took it to her and she will not have anything to do with it. It seems healthy. Is there a way to get her ...
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Can rabbits cry?

I got my rabbit from the animal shelter a long time ago, and whenever we went there, we went to go look at the dogs also, and they all stare at you, and begin to cry. Whenever we went to look at the ...
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Female dog pooping while stuck

I have a female dog that's in heat right now. Last night her and my male dog got stuck and she started popping. Is that normal?
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Can guinea pigs live separately but see each other often and still be happy?

My girlfriend and I currently do not live together, but we will in the near future, and we are considering getting guinea pigs. Seeing as guinea pigs are social creatures we decided we would want to ...
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Kitten being weird, could it be rabies?

I have a kitten (born May 7 2014) now for almost 3 months. Usually, during the evening, he has a good appetite and runs around. Today, afternoon he has been sleepy all the time, very calm, folds his ...
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How smart are rabbits?

Recently in chat Matt s. posted a link to this short gif http://i.imgur.com/98DlknV.gif Descritpion A black and white dutch rabbit goes up to a hurdle with 4 bars, removes the second cross bar ...
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Could my RES be egg bound?

I rescued a female 9yr old RES from a highschool 2 years ago. I just started working in the school and found her living in a science room in a small tank with no working filter or any lights! ...
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How to get the dog to be confident enough to play?

I have a 1.5 year old pointer, which will not play with toys. My intention is to go hunting with him, and therefore he needs to learn how to fetch. I have tried back chain teaching, which were very ...
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How costly are dental procedures on dogs?

We are planning to adopt a couple of older dogs, and are concerned that they may have dental problems. I am wondering, what types of dental procedures are generally done on dogs, and are they ...
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What “due dilligence” measures should I follow when adopting / buying a dog?

My wife and I are about to be first time pet owners, and I am wondering, what should I do as "due dilligence"? So far, I can think of the following items, but I am sure I am probably missing some ...
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Do mosquitoes bite reptiles? Is there any danger of communicating pathogens?

I'd like to know the generic answer for reptiles, but I'm particularly concerned about tortoises. Mine is largely an indoor tortoise, and the mosquitoes are already pretty much gone from our area, ...
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Is my Siberian Husky's size normal

Just wanted to know what you think of my Siberian husky. He is 3 months old: Weighs 15Kg Is this normal?
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Food Pellet - Is my rabbit eating enough?

I've recently gotten a bunny, less than a week, and I researched a lot before getting it. I bought a large cage, timothy hay, Zupreme rabbit food... As soon as I brought him from the shelter, I filled ...
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Do Rabbits Inbreed?

I understand that rabbits quickly reproduce, but when a litter is born, is there a possibility that a male and a female from the same litter will reproduce?

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