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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Small, furry (usually), domesticated members of the feline family.
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Domesticated canines commonly kept as pets. Please mention the breed / sex / age in your question if you feel it might assist in getting a more focused answer.
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Behavior of the pet, including social interactions with either humans or other animals.
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*Specific* problems or concerns regarding the physical well-being of a pet.
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Training includes correcting problematic behavior and teaching a pet new behavior or habits.
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Indoor containers holding water and creatures (fish, crustaceans, snails, etc.). For specificity, consider adding a "freshwater" or "saltwater" tag.
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Fish kept as pets in a natural or artificial enclosure.
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Food or overall nutrition comprising "what" is being intentionally fed to a pet.
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Domesticated, pet rabbits.
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The "act" of feeding a pet, including feeding methods and situations.
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Issues related to housebreaking, training a pet to use certain areas and problems encountered with toileting issues, such as marking.
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For safety issues concerning the safety of pets, and also the safety of people from a pet.
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Regarding a pet's mental status, or motivation for behaviors or attitudes.
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Covers aggressive behavior exhibited by pets towards humans, other pets, or other animals in general
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Relating to keeping a reptile as a pet; housing, feeding, care. No generalised reptile questions.
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Regards concerns about pet medication, including prescribed, over-the-counter and homeopathic treatments.
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The "act" of a pet consuming or chewing on something, whether the action is appropriate or not (pica).
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Issues to do with the reproductive cycle and process of mating and breeding a pet, including gestation, birth, feeding and weaning.
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a medical condition with specific symptoms which causes pain, dysfunction, distress, social problems, or death
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Questions about keeping your pet clean and maintaining various parts of their body.
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Regards concerns about households containing multiple pets of the same or different species and their interactions.
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freshwater-based, indicating a different maintenance style from other water types. The "aquarium" tag should normally be included with the question.
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Aquatic shelled reptiles, commonly kept in tanks or ponds; as opposed to land dwelling [tag:tortoises]
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Covering any type of bird kept as a pet. From parrots, to exotic birds and poultry that are kept as pets and not primarily as livestock. Can include wild birds where there is a definable dependence an…
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For use with questions regarding the interaction of pets with other animals or humans
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The sounds a pet makes: barking, meowing, or otherwise, and how to manage or interpret them.
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The act of permanently assuming responsibility for a pet from the original owner(s).
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A tag for questions pertaining to the Siamese fighting fish, also known as the betta fish or fighter fish.
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Refers to the act of a pet gripping something with its teeth to sting, injure, affect (or sometimes carry) that thing.
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Play between pets and pets and their owners. Solutions to encourage healthy play time for pets, what is normal and how to curb destructive play habits.
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The process of choosing which pet to adopt. This tag is for making decisions on which species fits your lifestyle, or researching a species to find out more about them, but NOT for pet recommendations…
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Questions about places where pets live, including housing, designing and maintenance, keeping pets in the place, restricting access, or keep other animals from these locations.
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For questions about rational and irrational fears that pets develop.
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Managing an existing wound or injury either immediately or helping the pet cope over time, and methods of prevention.
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Inhibiting the reproductive ability of pets, typically neutering for male pets and spaying for females.
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For questions related to snakes, whether constrictors or venomous, kept as pets.