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The Debate Over Alternative Therapies for Small Mammals
The Debate Over Alternative Therapies for Small Mammals

The debate over acupuncture, chiropractic therapy and alternative medicines for American pets has moved from Internet chat rooms and low-budget newsletters to the forum of the powerful American Veterinary Medical Association. At the AVMA's July 2000 convention in Salt Lake City, Dr. Lynn S. Peck reported that 60 percent of veterinary medical schools now offer some classes in alternative medical therapies.

How to Housetrain a Stubborn Dog
How to Housetrain a Stubborn Dog

I black dog image by Stefan Andronache from Fotolia.comThe adage that you can& 39;t teach an old dog new tricks is not true. Confining the dog, keeping a potty schedule and rewarding good behavior are all common methods used with pups and stubborn dogs.Step 1Expect accidents. Dogs are not stubborn; some just need more time to figure out what you want from them.

Jack carter dog park
Jack carter dog park

Jack carter dog park

Donskoy cat for sale
Donskoy cat for sale

A Donskoy cat for sale has been reported as having been "in a really bad shape". If this is your cat, I hope you will have it treated soon. Please also report any other Donskoy cat for sale if you are able to find them! Donskoy cat for sale - cat adoption or cat rescue group

Follicular Dysplasia in Dogs
Follicular Dysplasia in Dogs

Overview of Follicular Dysplasia in Dogs Follicular dysplasia is a condition caused by an abnormality in the canine hair follicle. It typically manifests as hair loss or abnormal hair growth that progresses over an animal's lifetime. Several types of follicular dysplasia have been identified, all of them presumably genetic in origin.

Wayne simanovich dog prices
Wayne simanovich dog prices

The price of a dog can vary widely....

How to Divide an Aquarium
How to Divide an Aquarium

I Medioimages/Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty ImagesMany species of fish like to hang out with others of their own kind. But some species don& 39;t play well with others and need to be permanently cordoned off from others. Otherwise, you& 39;ll have a fish fiasco on your hands.Why Divide?If you have an aquarium of 5 gallons or more and would like to divide it so you can keep types of fish who will fight if put together, divide the tank into two or three parts either lengthwise or from front to back, according to your needs for the fish you are dividing.

What Is a Sable Collie?
What Is a Sable Collie?

I Collie Dog on Dog Bed image by Janet Wall from Fotolia.comA sable collie is a dog, but a sable is a weasel. From the Russian sable& 39;s coat come one of the world& 39;s costliest furs and the name of a color that is a breed standard in some collies.Sable ColorWhile & 34;sable& 34; sometimes canmean black, sable as a dog coat color means that most of the individual hairs show an agouti-like pattern, that is bands in varying shades of brown from palest blonde to deepest mahogany, ending with black at the tip.

Basenji cattle dog mix
Basenji cattle dog mix

In Togo it is known as "Gnigri".

Do Quaker Parakeets Need a Bird Companion?
Do Quaker Parakeets Need a Bird Companion?

I Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesIn nature, Quaker parakeets live together in huge colonies. Nevertheless, a domesticated one doesn& 39;t require a companion bird to keep him company as long as you spend time with him. But, Quaker parakeets do need stimulation to keep busy; otherwise they can develop behavioral problems.

Zinc Toxicity in Dogs
Zinc Toxicity in Dogs

Overview of Canine Zinc Toxicity Zinc toxicity is a fairly uncommon disorder that is caused by the ingestion of zinc-containing foreign bodies and is most commonly seen in young dogs. Zinc is directly irritating to the stomach lining so it may cause gastrointestinal irritation. The most common causes of zinc toxicity include ingestion of: Pennies minted after 1982.

Reserved for the dog pillow
Reserved for the dog pillow

Reserved for the dog pillow is one of the most famous teddy bears in history.