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I don't know if my dog is trying to kill my kitten or groom it

Honestly, if the dog wanted to kill the kitten, it would be dead now. This sounds more like playing with the kitten or caring for it in a playful way like a child would care for a doll. However, your ...
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my cat is hurt what do I do?

This may just be bruising. Or it may be broken bones and tissue damage that won't heal well unless treated. Cats really don't like admitting they're uncomfortable, so if this goes on for more than a ...
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A Kitty fell down to a hole in alley, Please help me with your ideas to get him out!

Get a long pole, like what is used to clean out swimming pools. Use tape to tape rags or old towels to the pole. Lower the pole into the hole. That gives the cat something to sink her claws into, ...
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Why my 7-year-old dog barks when I leave home while when my parents leave he doesn’t bark?

My dog does a similar thing, but only ever to strangers. The only way to tell would be to see if your dog is using an "angry" bark, which would be deep and followed by a growl, if it is a &...
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My 30lb Catahoula ripped open a pack of instant yeast

No, you should most likely be fine. Yeast can be everywhere. Yeast is everywhere. If some old fruits or bread go bad it's very possible yeast is involved, too. So your dog will inevitably eat or ...
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Puppy & Doggy Door?

I'm not sure what predators are local to your area, which is likely a big part of the question here. This source says that hawks can lift up to their own weight, which for the larger hawk species is ...
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What do I need to do to make a former chicken run a child-safe part of my garden?

Here is some brainstorming: Use generous amounts of hydrogen peroxide. After it finishes its disinfection job, it transforms into water. Ideally, you should find higher concentration H2O2 - the ...
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Active rat traps in my backyard, is this safe for my dog?

As a general rule, rat traps should be constructed in a way that (ideally) only rats can reach the "lethal zone". Usually rat traps are tubes with 2 open ends (because rats don't like ...
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What can I give my dog to chew that will last more than a few minutes?

Our pup has enjoyed coffee wood to chew on. He’s just entering his “chew up everything” phase, but he has had his stick for months and skill hasn’t gotten through the whole thing. He does ingest it, ...
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Are bells on collars harmful to cats?

Many belled cats learn to silence the bells, adapting their stance or hunting styles. A cat collar should be loose enough that the cat can slip out of it should it get caught on a branch. Some cats ...
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