Fido or Fluffy may be lethargic. Or hyperactive. Eating less and gaining weight, or eating more and losing weight. Feeling cold. Feeling hot.
The thyroid gland, which sits against the windpipe, could be responsible. Read more....
To cats, gardens are a little piece of heaven. Fresh soil makes a perfect litter box, and seedlings that get uprooted in the digging process are of no consequence to them. You may not want your cat in your garden, and if the cats in your garden aren't your cats, you probably like having them there even less.
The solution? Make your garden unattractive to cats, and give them a garden of their own. Read more....
Tip of the Month
When you're planning a vacation and you want to bring your canine companions, see DogFriendly.com. This site "...lists/describes thousands of dog-friendly United States & Canadian lodging, outdoor restaurants, parks, beaches, attractions & more." Also included are links to information about air and ship travel with dogs, etiquette, and dog camps.
Genetic Savings & Clone, (GSC), a California-based company, has begun work on its first commercial cat cloning project. They're cloning three cats for staff members and six cats for clients. The cost to each client is $50,000.
Storm, a model Bichon Frise, has had four appearances cancelled because his groomer sheared off too much hair. The owner is considering suing the pet groomer for "distress and anxiety." Hair extensions for Storm are a possibility until his hair grows back.
Discount Solutions for Newsletter Subscribers
Boundary keeps pets out of gardens and other forbidden areas. It emits an odor that is normal to humans, but very offensive to pets. Once you have applied Boundary, your cats and dogs will avoid the treated area completely. Boundary comes in an easy-to-use shaker can and is on sale at 15 percent off until June 30, 2004. Use coupon code JUNESALE. Read about this product.
Odor Destroyer customers: Use coupon code NEWSLETTER and receive 10 percent off your next order. (This discount does not apply to sale items.)
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• Protecting Your Pets from Summer Heat
• Pets and Children
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"Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads."
- Harry S. Truman