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  Pet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A pet is an animal that is kept (mostly by humans) for companionship and enjoyment, as opposed to livestock, which are kept for economic reasons.
While in theory one could keep any animal as a pet, in practice a small number of species of mammals, especially dogs and cats, and other animals such as birds have dominated the pet scene for a very long time.
A pet can be acquired from a pet store, an animal shelter, a breeder, and sometimes from people who have too many due to births.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pet   (412 words)

 Learn more about How to choose your pet and take care of it in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Take your new cat to the vet to have it neutered and vaccinated.
Buying a dog from a pet store is not recommended, as these dogs are often poorly socialized, receive no training, and are commonly weaned from their mothers and siblings too early.
Pet stores commonly (some would say "always") stock animals bred in puppy mills or non-reputable breeders, in unsanitary, dangerous and inhumane conditions -- and every puppy mill dog purchase perpetuates the existence of puppy mills.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /h/ho/how_to_choose_your_pet_and_take_care_of_it.html   (1166 words)

 Caring for Pets When You Travel
If you're a pet owner planning a business trip or vacation, the decision to take your pet along or leave him behind is an important one for both you and your companion.
While it may be tempting to take your furry friend with you, keep in mind that some animals are not suited for travel because of temperament, illness, or physical impairment.
Be sure that your pet is comfortable with the temporary caretaker and his or her home, not to mention any pets that person has.
www.hsus.org /pets/pet_care/caring_for_pets_when_you_travel   (515 words)

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Take 2 your new cat to 5 the vet to have 7 it neutered and 3 vaccinated.
For average owners, the importance of the 7 breed is in understanding 0 for what purpose the 7 dog was bred 9 and how that purpose 3 relates to its 8 life as a 3 pet.
Buying a dog 7 from a pet store 8 is not recommended, 0 as these dogs are 8 often poorly socialized, 0 receive no training, and 5 are commonly weaned from 0 their mothers and 6 siblings too early.
www.brisdal.com /how_to_choose_your_pet_and_take_care_of_it_.htm   (1418 words)

 Pet Buddy Inc. - Quality at Home Pet Care
Pet Sitters International was founded by Patti Moran to provide professional pet sitters the opportunity to network with peers who share a common vision of excellence in at-home pet care, and provide members with the benefits they need at an affordable rate.
Your pet will get what is most important when you are gone---love and attention from someone who loves animals and is committed to your pet's health and happiness.
Your pet stays at home, safe and secure, reducing stress because your pet remains in an environment that is comfortable with all the familiar sights, smells and sounds.
www.petbuddy.ca /home.htm   (1368 words)

 How to choose your pet and take care of it - Wikibooks
Also note that cats with health problems such as deafness are less able to take care of themselves, and that declawed cats should never be allowed outdoors because they cannot defend themselves or climb trees to escape a dangerous situation.
If one is taking care of a motherless kitten between one day old and 1 month old, one needs to take very good care of them or they will become sick.
Most kittens only take a matter of days to learn; sometimes it takes longer, but it seems that the younger the kitten is, the easier it is for it to learn.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/How_to_choose_your_pet_and_take_care_of_it   (2768 words)

Your pet can take you for a walk, listen when you need someone to talk to or even guard your house.
Your family will probably be greeted with many cliches when your pet dies.
Your response during this time can make the difference whether children's first exposure to death will be a positive or a negative part of their personal growth and development.
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 Choosing a Boarding Kennel
Your pet depends on you to take good care of her—even when you have to be out of town.
Be sure your pet knows basic commands and is well socialized around other people and pets; if your pet has an aggression problem or is otherwise unruly, she may not be a good candidate for boarding.
It's also a good idea to accustom your pet to longer kennel stays by first boarding her during a short trip, such as a weekend excursion.
www.hsus.org /pets/pet_care/choosing_a_boarding_kennel.html   (899 words)

 Take Care Pet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
How to take care of a newt How to take care of a newt, considering whether this is a good pet to get for your environment, how to feed, care and give shelter to the new newt.
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How to choose your pet and take care of it Cat Caring for Cats Cats are low-maintenance pets compared to dogs, and are suitable for households where everyone works full-time, although you might want...
www.apetshealth.com /petcare/takecarepet   (1023 words)

 Pet and Other Animal Bites, Prevention of - Archive - parenting.org
Choose a pet who is friendly and tolerates children.
Teach your children not to touch strange animals, break up dogfights, go near a dog who is eating, or touch a sleeping dog.
The first shot is normally given when your pet is 3 to 4 months old.
www.parenting.org /archive/tween/safety/2001-02/Mar02_pet_bites.asp   (160 words)

 Before buying a pet.....   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Before buying a pet, you have to find about as in much detail as possible, on how much space the animal needs, whether it needs indoor or outdoor exercise and the amount of care needed for the animal.
Fishes and other smaller breeds of animals are easy to care for yet it takes a lot of commitment for one to keep such a pet.
Next you have to be mentally and physically prepared to take your pet for walks, to the vet for both casual and important visits, spend quality time playing with it and taking time and effort to groom your pet.
www.angelfire.com /me/tecnology/pet.html   (249 words)

A how-to is an informal, often short, description of how to accomplish some specific task.
See procedural knowledge for a discussion of what sort of knowledge is imparted, and how far it can be imparted, in how-tos.
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 Dog Tip: Will Planning and Pet Trusts
Also, authorize your executor to expend funds from your estate for the temporary care of your pet as well as for the costs of finding a new home and transporting the animal to it.
You can add provisions to authorize the person designated to handle your affairs to take care of your animals, to make available money for their care, and to place pets with permanent caregivers if need be.
If you use a petsitter, provide him or her with a plan to be used to care for your animals in case of emergency.
www.paw-rescue.org /PAW/PETTIPS/DogTip_Wills.php   (2458 words)

 Care For Animals
In taking the veterinarian's oath, a doctor solemnly swears to use his or her scientific knowledge and skills "for the benefit of society, through the protection of animal health, the relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge."
Selecting a veterinarian for your pet is a personal choice, as is selecting your family physician or dentist.
And, the criteria you use in choosing a physician or dentist is similar.
www.avma.org /careforanimals/animatedjourneys/aboutvets/aboutvets.asp   (696 words)

 Pet Care
For the health of yourself, your family and neighbors, and your pet, it is essential to keep the rabies vaccination up-to-date.
With some species of pets it is important to establish a grooming regimen, especially if your pet has a longer type coat such as some breeds of dogs, cats and rabbits.
Since pets depend on their teeth for survival, the mouth should be examined periodically for signs of gum disease, and tartar accumulation.
www.avidpets.com /pet-care.htm   (1602 words)

 About Pet Insurance : Interesting Pet Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
More than 91 percent of pet owners take their dogs and cats into the veterinarian for vaccinations and preventive care.
Pet owners have lower blood pressure, reduced stress and fewer cases of depression, which translates into happier and less stressed employees.
Pet owners are happier, healthier and better prepared to perform on the job.
www.about-pet-insurance.com /pet_insurance_stats.htm   (184 words)

 How to choose a pet
Invest in a pet and you can typically expect to care for your new friend for up to ten years, sometimes longer.
Unless you’re purchasing a purebred animal for the purposes of breeding, then the only responsible action is to have your pet spayed or neutered.
Finding out that your wife gets hives and can’t breathe when a cat is in the room is not something you wish to discover by accident.
scsc.essortment.com /howtochoosea_rgiy.htm   (1192 words)

 How To Take Care Of A Pet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pets help lessen tension between family members and add a lot of fun and unconditional love to the homes where they live.
If you don't have a pet yet, consider making one part of your family, but make sure you have the time and resources necessary to provide a stable loving home for your new friend.
How To Take Care Of Rabbit As A Pet
petmall.org /pet-supplies/how_to_take_care_of_a_pet.html   (1125 words)

 Animals In Sync and The Hairy Dog Beastro
Your pet remains in the comfort and security of his/her home.
If you are like most pet lovers, you hate leaving your pet in unfamiliar surroundings when you travel.
You can arrange for friends and neighbors to take care of your pet at home, but often, they are too busy, and you don’t like to impose.
www.animalsinsync.com   (227 words)

 Pet health and what you can do
A vitamin supplement for pets is essential to your pet's wellbeing unless you're already feeding your pet its natural raw diet in precisely the proportions it would eat in the wild.
If not, your pet is, to a greater or lesser extent, deficient in vitamins which it needs for optimal health.
Certainly, your pet may get by without them, but if you want to ensure a long and healthy life for your pet, your pet needs a vitamin supplement.
www.1st-guide-to-pet-health.com   (471 words)

 Public Domain Content: How to choose your pet and take care of it
Cat Caring for Cats Cats are low-maintenance pets compared to dogs, and are suitable for households where everyone works full-time, although you might want to get two cats so that they can keep each other company during the day.
Dog Breeds For average owners, the importance of the breed is in understanding for what purpose the dog was bred and how that purpose relates to its life as a pet.
Acquiring a pet dog You can buy a dog from a reputable dog breeder, if you are motivated to adopt by the desire for a specific type of dog or you wish to minimize the uncertainty that often accompanies a shelter dog.
www.publicdock.com /How-to/Choose_your_pet.shtml   (1003 words)

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 The Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association Pet Owners Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Every time you take your pet to the veterinarian, you are experiencing new ideas, new insights and even new ways of looking at the same old problem.
Your pet is just like a tiny child - completely dependent on you for all his basic needs.
Your pet's good health and longevity is important to your veterinarian.
www.rivma.org /publictoc.html   (170 words)

 How to Choose a Veterinarian - eHow.com
Choose a veterinary clinic that allows you to see the same doctor during each visit so that he or she will become familiar with you and your pet, and vice versa.
Observe how the veterinarian and staff interact with you and your pet.
Although choosing a veterinary clinic based on location is tempting and traveling is stressful for your pet, the extra driving may be worth it to receive quality care.
www.ehow.com /how_2274_choose-veterinarian.html   (479 words)

 Cats How To Take Care Of A Pet Cat Soft Claws Nail Caps For Cats Take Home Kit - $17
Information on how to take care of a pet gerbil you own any type of animal as a pet, be it a cat or dog or hamster, even fish.
How to care for a pet toad people purchase pets they seem to overlook the fact that animals can take so much care and time dog eats cat food.
Bonded insured pet sitters provide pet sitting and house sitting services in philadelphia You might arrange for friends and neighbors to take care of your pets at home but often, family and friends.
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 Bird Care Guide
Take your new bird to an avian veterinarian for a "well bird check up" immediately.
If your bird is always confined to its cage, some of these precautions may seem excessive.
Wing trims can be performed at home, or you may choose to have your avian vet do it.
www.multiscope.com /hotspot/care1.htm   (2178 words)

 How to Choose a Pet Bird - eHow.com
How to Choose a Pet Bird - eHow.com
Take it to a Vet who specializes in birds for a new bird check-up.
Your bird will accept you as a member of its family - you have to treat your bird in the same way.
www.ehow.com /how_5010_choose-pet-bird.html   (365 words)

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 Paws And Play
Your pets are probably very important members of your family.
With our Pet Sitting and Private In Our Own Home Boarding Services you can take advantage of the many benefits of using a Professional Pet Sitter for all your pet sitting needs.
Paws and Play is committed to making life easier for both you and your pets.
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 How to choose your pet and take care of it - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Mystery of Cremation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
You would never think to leave any deceased human member of your family at the doctor's office or hospital, so take the time to provide decent after death care for the one member of the family that has given you unconditional love, "with no strings attached".
IT IS THE PET OWNER'S RESPONSIBILITY to arrange for after death care of their pets.
If not, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY AND RIGHT to take your pet, or have your pet handled by someone of your choosing.
www.petrest.com /MysteryofCremation.html   (459 words)

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