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One of my turtles hasn't grown and doesn't eat much, what should I do?

I have 2 red eared sliders in a 20 gallon (76 liters) tank and I got them both 7 months ago. They were both the size of a 50 cent coin (about 3 cm) and the one hasn't grown past that size and only ...
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Why don't fish grow to their full size in a small tank?

I have heard that when a fish is kept in an aquarium that is too small for the fish to grow to its full size, it will only grow to a portion of its possible size and its lifespan will be shorter than ...
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How quickly do Belgian Tervurens grow?

I recently got a Belgian Terv puppy. At just shy of nine weeks, he weighed 9 pounds 5 oz. Three weeks later, he weighed 10 pounds 8 oz, a net gain of only 1 pound 3 oz. I was surprised, the vet was '...
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How can a guest help an owner verbally discipline a dog when the owner's family gives inconsistent verbal discipline themselves?

TL;DR How can a guest help an owner verbally discipline a dog when the owner's family gives inconsistent verbal discipline themselves? More background below. My cousin owns a 2 year old male ...
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Newfypoo weight chart

I got my first puppy, a Newfypoo (Newfoundland + Poodle), he is 8.5 weeks old and weights 10 lbs - is this a normal, healthy weight? I found this weight chart but I would like to hear directly from ...
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Raising a Magpie

a few weeks ago I found a baby magpie, that have fallen of its nest, and has lost its parents. I recovered it and raised it. Now it is strong and healthy, has grown up and it looks to me pretty ...
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How can I tell my puppy is done growing?

I have a small female Dachshund dog. She was born March 31, 2014. How can I tell when she is done with bone growth, as compared to fatty growth from eating everything she can put her teeth to?
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How fast do rabbits teeth grow, is it faster the cavities?

The two existing questions and answers What are the "points" in my rabbit's mouth that my vet is referring to? & Why is adding hay to a rabbit's diet important? talk a little bit ...
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What should the ideal salt content of a brine shrimp grow-out tank be?

I am raising brine shrimp in a grow out tank and I normally use 1.018 specific gravity of salt in the hatchery. I have read online that the the ideal specific gravity can range from 1.018 to 1.045. ...
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Is it possible to use aquarium salt instead of marine salt to raise brine shrimp to adulthood?

In order to raise brine shrimp to adulthood, I have heard that it is better to use marine salt instead of aquarium salt in the grow-out tank. Aquarium salt (sodium chloride or NaCl) is widely used to ...
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How should I transition my adolescent cat from a kitten diet to an adult diet?

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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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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Do puppies “grow into their feet”?

Some puppies seem to have feet to big for their body. I have often heard that this is an indicator of a dog that will grow to be a larger dog. Is there any truth to this idea? Is a the size of a ...