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Is It Preferable For College Students To Keep Pets? 

Is It Preferable For College Students To Keep Pets? 

Although researchers have confirmed that college students who own pets are less likely to feel lonesome or disconsolate, other testimonies from students themselves reported the exact opposite was true. One person admitted that after he had experienced owning a dog all for himself, he understood the effort and time his parents had spent looking after […]

Humane Society Warns Against Keeping Turtles As Pets

Humane Society Warns Against Keeping Turtles As Pets

The Humane Society of the United States recently reported that the Salmonella bacteria is not only present in food products but can also be caught from turtles and other reptiles, infecting human beings. Another source, the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that 74000, that is to say 6% of Salmonella outbreaks reported […]

Common Medical Concerns For Pet Rabbits

Digestive problems are a common medical hitch among rabbits. Once you recognize the symptoms it is wise to take them for treatment. Diarrhea Diarrhea can be as deadly to rabbits as it is to human beings. It is advisable therefore to take your pet to the vet as soon as you notice the problem. Rabbits […]

Peanut Salmonella Outbreak Could Affect Pets

Peanut Salmonella Outbreak Could Affect Pets

Over the past couple of weeks, there has been a nationwide scare about people eating many products that contain peanuts, such as the obvious peanut butter. But also, many other products that people would not consider contain peanut extracts, such as oils, ice cream and many canned products seemingly unrelated to peanuts. The scare surrounds […]

Building A Bluebird House

Building A Bluebird House

Blue birds get the name from the color of their bodies. If you enjoy watching the bluebird each day when they fly in and out of your backyard, why don’t you build him a house right in the comfort of your backyard. That way you can watch it everyday and ensure that it keeps coming […]