Pets And Animals Blog by Rebecca West (To Be Edited)

Welcome to Rebecca West's Pets and Animals Blog.

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Posted on April 26, 2016

Did you know that 1 in 3 pets will go missing in their lifetime? Sadly, small pets are often the target of unscrupulous individuals. If it happened, what could you do besides scrambling to get a poster together and start calling the pound?

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Posted on April 20, 2016

Looking for a low maintenance pet for a little one that's hardy and won't break the bank in upkeep and care? A semi-aquatic pet might be just the answer. Not only are they fun and interesting, but they provide kids with opportunities to learn.

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Posted on April 19, 2016

Do you know what it means when a dog lowers its head and upper body and starts wagging its tail slowly? How about when its tail becomes erect and starts to quiver? Would you assume they were happy, sad or frightened?

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Posted on April 16, 2016

Did you know that the combination of a bird's body language and the noises it makes can speak volumes as to how it's feeling? Would you know the difference between a low screech and a loud squawk and what they mean?

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Posted on April 14, 2016

A new family movie is shining a spotlight on the important subject of animal rescues. Find out who the stars are and how you can get involved with promoting awareness and raising money for unwanted pets in your area now. (TRAILER included)

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Posted on April 13, 2016

Where can you go to find a shelter pet without setting foot inside of an animal rescue facility? If there was an alternative, how would it work and what's the cost associated with it?

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Posted on April 12, 2016

Some dos and don'ts of bird baths. Would you know these rules for bathing your bird without risking its life? Find out here things like water temperature, times of day, environment and whether or not you can use shampoos or if sprays will do.

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Posted on April 8, 2016

Would you leave your dog in a locked box on the street if you had to run into a store without them, even if it were climate controlled? That's the concept behind a new service for keeping pets safe while shopping or running errands.

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Posted on April 6, 2016

How do you keep small pets from being attacked from predators like coyotes and birds of prey? Would you even know at what weight the DEEP says these animals are at greater risk? A San Diego couple has come up with a fitting solution.

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Posted on March 31, 2016

Dogs and cats in the U.S. are grossly overweight and sleep more hours than humans. We bet you'll be surprised at the numbers on either statistic.

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Posted on March 30, 2016

With summer on its way, cats will soon have more opportunities to come into contact with dozens of common plants that are considered poisonous. Do you know what any of them are and how dangerous they can be? Find out here.

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Posted on March 29, 2016

Jonathon, an approximately 183-year-old tortoise, is living proof a healthy diet can change your life. Find out here exactly what he ate and the amazing transformation it had on him.

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Posted on February 24, 2016

Are you taking proper care of your dog's or cat's teeth? According to veterinarian sources, 85 percent of all pets have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years of age.

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Posted on February 22, 2016

Modern technology has once again come to the rescue of an animal in need. A white Pekin duck by the name of Buttercup is the lucky recipient of a new webbed foot courtesy

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Posted on February 19, 2016

If you’re looking for something with a little south of the border flair,
there’s a company called Baja Ponchos that offers handmade pet apparel
from hand-woven Mexican serape blankets.

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Posted on February 16, 2016

Bath time for pets can be a real pain, depending on the animal. Now, somebody has come out with a product called Woof Washer that works
on that principle while providing a 360-degree bathing experience, so

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Posted on February 14, 2016

Guys, the verdict’s in: if you’re looking for a lady, get a dog. Recent studies show women favor men with dogs over men without,
and that includes men who would not typically be considered
traditionally handsome.

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Posted on February 11, 2016

Looking for a pet? Emmett is an emoji-powered personal assistant designed to find homes for shelter animals right from your mobile device.

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Posted on February 5, 2016

It used to be that when it came to dog tags for pets everybody got pretty much the same thing. Now, you can get dog tags for pets in all shapes and sizes, from basic to bling and everything in between.

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Posted on February 2, 2016

Now, you can get man’s best friend a glow in the dark LED collar that will help you spot him or her almost instantly.

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Posted on January 31, 2016

Recently, a rare white giraffe was spotted within the confines of
Tanzania's Tarangire National Park. The youngster was traveling within a
group of mature Masai giraffes, and she stands out like a sore thumb.

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Posted on January 30, 2016

Do you or your pet suffer from separation anxiety when you’re apart?
Maybe you just want to know what Spot or Fifi are doing while you’re
gone? Well, a product known as Petcube can help.

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Posted on January 29, 2016

So, you’re looking to expand the family and adoption is the route you’ve chosen to make it happen. Petfinder can help.

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Posted on January 28, 2016

If you can’t get enough of the cuddly, squirming little balls of joy,
then February 7, 2016, you need to tune into the Animal Planet channel
to get your fix of puppies, puppies and more puppies for the 12th Annual

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Posted on January 27, 2016

Now, you and your pet can enjoy the convenience of monthly home
deliveries in the form of inexpensive goody packages right to your door
filled with items dogs will love.