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How do I let my dog know I'm not going to hurt her

One: Forget your mom's advice about dog-training, she seems to have some really outdated information. Now, about the puppy: you need patience now. A LOT of it. That's what puppies often need. Have ...
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Accidentally bonded and bred sibling rabbits....what do I do? Will the doe ever accept a different buck?

If in nature a male rabbit dies, then the doe will be sad and grieve some time. But it would be a waste of resources if a young doe will never again accept a new partner. At this line: if you sell ...
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My rabbit just died but she leaves behind a bonded sister of 7 years. How can I help her cope?

Rabbits can die of loneliness when their bond mate dies. Rabbits are extremely dependent on digestion for survival. Rabbits that don't eat for 24 hours tend to die. 12 Hours without eating is a ...
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Is there hope cats will be friends after lukewarm start?

"I wanted a companion for Sausage, not a roommate situation where they tolerate each other." A common misconception is that cats that are cuddly or groom each other are being friendly, while ...
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So I am looking into getting a young rabbit but i have 4 cats

Personally, I would say no. That sounds like a disaster waiting to happen. Cats are instinctive hunters and on very rare occasions 'play nice' with prey animals such as rats, birds, guinea pigs etc. ...
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Helping dog recover from death of his brother

I am going to give a try at this but every dog is different. I would give him a couple weeks with your son. You are not going to remove all scents from a dog so don't try. Do remove any articles (...
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Wanting to breed my rabbit once and then get them fixed, but is it possibly to then later slowly intergrate them all back together?

Your question is fairly complex. We have several existing posts that talk about some of the specific issues you will face. For the most part I will include links to our existing posts for more detail....
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Cat biting me, seems odd

Properly socialised cats communicate with their butlers. They want food, they will let you know. When they want to be petted, they will get it. But sometimes it can be a bit much, you know. That spot ...
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Two kittens won't get along

First, you need to make sure each cat has some place they can go to get away from the others. That can be a cat tree, some other cat furniture, or even a small yard or balcony. Assuming the cats ...
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Two kittens won't get along

I suspect that they enjoy the chasing up to a point, but they get wound up and don't know how to calm things down. Here are some suggestions. First, make sure that they have a lot of toys. The toys ...
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How to rebond rabbits without fighting?

This is what we actually did that worked. This was recommended to us by someone at the House Rabbit Society, if I remember right. The rabbits were placed in separate enclosures. The enclosures were ...
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How to rebond rabbits without fighting?

This post answers the first version of the question, where the part "without fighting" was not included yet... To start with: please don't let them meet repeatedly only to disturb them ...
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Kayaking Cat Conundrum

You certainly do love your cat. In requires to swimming. Cat can swim. If tipped over in your boat, she (he?) will immediately head for shore. When I was 12, we took our cat out in a rowboat a good ...
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What can I do to help my mouse be more tame?

I want to add something to Mick's comment. When a mouse bites you, it either is playing, feels threatened, is scared, or wants to defend itself. So the best option is to let it crawl in your hand (Do ...
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So I am looking into getting a young rabbit but i have 4 cats

A young rabbit is not going to fit well into the family you describe. Cats and rabbits do well together, see related What should we look for in a kitty companion for our rabbit? But a young bunny and ...
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