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The Bernese mountain dog has something for everyone

The Bernese mountain dog is a large-size breed with a dense coat and a lovable nature. Bernese mountain dogs are intelligent and want to please their owners, and are therefore generally easier to train than other breeds. Discover this charming dog breed!  Physical appearance The Bernese mountain…
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Activities

Bringing your dog to the office: how to make sure that everything goes well.

Bringing dogs to work has become increasingly popular in the past few years, especially among our American neighbours. Now that the trend is taking off north of the border too, here are a few points to consider so that everyone can benefit.   Advantages of having…
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Guides

The Manx, the cat with no tail

Are you familiar with the Manx, a breed of cat born without a tail? The genetic mutation occurred approximately 200 or 300 years ago on the Isle of Man, hence the name of this atypical cat breed. Learn more about this unusual cat.   Origins of the…
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Health

Can dogs be treated for separation anxiety?

‘Separation anxiety’ is a term often used to describe dogs who experience a state of panic when nobody is home to keep them company. While some dogs will present an entire of less-than-ideal symptoms, symptoms may not be so easily detectable among other dogs. Here’s…
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Guides

Rex cats, cats with a unique coat

Did you know that all rex breeds have a curly coat in common? Genetically, however, they are vastly different from one another. The following will show you a little more about all three breeds.   Rex’s origin Cornish rex, the curly-haired cat  The first Cornish rex cat…
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Guides

Boston terrier, a smart and playful dog

The Boston terrier, also known as the “American gentleman”, is native to the American East Coast. In fact, it was designated the official state dog of Massachusetts in 1979. Since 1922, the official mascot of the Boston University is also a Boston terrier named Rhett.  …
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Life style

Why get your pet microchipped

It has probably been suggested that you microchip your cat or dog. You probably know that the chip is used to identify your pet, but do you know how it works? What is a microchip? It is a small chip, only a few millimetres long that is…
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Hygiene

Tips on how to get a cat to enjoy being brushed

Pleasant for some cats and a real nightmare for others, brushing is important, especially for long-haired cats. How can you make brushing your cat enjoyable for all? Why doesn’t my cat like being brushed? If your cat overreacts to being handled, it probably had a bad…
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