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How To Fix Problems With The “Fetch” or “Bring” Command.
by Adam G. Katz.He retrieves very well with the dumbbell, etc., but other dogs in the class do not. And they bring toys for their retrieval work.My problem is that my dog is just "overcome" with these toys and isn't paying close attention to me. He goes after THEIR ...
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Little Pony - Big Problem
by Theodora Cochrane.Anyone who owns a horse or pony knows that acquiring the equine is just the start of your problems! Take Ben, for instance.Ben arrived in the village with my sister who had just come to live on the hilltop on the opposite side of our 14-acre goose gr...

Taming Your Parrot
by Jimmycox.Parrots, and other Psittacine Birds, have been kept as pets for centuries; since the days of ancient Rome, Greece and other civilizations before them. The African Grey Parrot was the best known in Europe during those times, and was brought in by the ...
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Discover The History Of Parrot-Keeping
by Jimmycox.Not a great deal was written about parrot-keeping in ancient times, and although in certain cases the information is repetitive, it is contradictory in others, so I have thought it best to give the quotations in full.One thing that must be pointed ou...
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How To Teach A Parrot To Talk
by Jimmycox.Most parrots are not seriously taught to talk - they merely pick up odd words and scraps of conversation they happen to overhear. A few phrases such as "Good morning, Polly" or "Hullo, Polly!" may be clearly enunciated for the simple reason that they...
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How to Ride Over Show Fences
by Jimmycox.Show Jumping, has now definitely "arrived" in Great Britain as an international sport. Being a dual performance, dependent upon the harmonious synchronization of action and movement of horse and rider, it takes precedence above purely individual spor...
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How to Train a Pomeranian: Patience and Persistence
by Katiakat.Basic instructions regarding respect, obedience and housebreaking is an important element on how to train a Pomeranian pet. Other "higher" forms of learning like agility training or show dog training, etc. may come later. In any case, patience and pe...
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Where Do Miniature Pinschers Come From?
by Katiakat.If you own a Miniature Pinscher, you're probably well aware of some of the characteristics that are attributed to this great dog. The various ways in which they communicate and act not only reveals a lot about the type of dog they are, but also give...
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The Take-Off In Show Jumping Explained
by Jimmycox.Bromley Davenport's words in his Dream of the old Meltonian are very apt when describing the take-off of a horse in show jumping. The quotation, "With your muscular quarters beneath you collected," describes a state of affairs eminently desirable at ...

The Secret Of Keeping Parrots
by Jimmycox.The practice of keeping a parrot as a pet in a cage is a very ancient one, going back hundreds of years, and calls to mind at once the almost legendary figure of the sailor bringing home in its round cage the parrot he has picked up in foreign parts;...
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Companions, Workers, Helpers all on Four Legs!
by Brownie.Dogs over the years have become a very integral part of our lives. They are our loyal companions. They do not talk back, they do not judge us, they are there when we need their companionship and their help.Today we use dogs for a wide range of task...

K9s Working With The U S Department of State
by Ez_awb.In the spring of 2000, the U.S. DOS's Office of Humanitarian Demining Programs (HDP) funded K9 Global Training Academy to train six Mine Detection Dogs to work with an NGO, which receives funding through the United Nations. The organization is known ...
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Caring for Guinea Pigs
by J_hardcastle89.Guinea Pigs are highly sociable animals which make great pets, and are ideally suited to families with children. However, it is important to think about all the implications of buying a pet, including housing and other supplies, which can be quite e...
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Secrets of Enduring Motivation
by Margot.What is the secret of staying motivated, even when it feels as if you are getting absolutely no where with your riding or training of your horse?Have you ever wondered how some horse riders seem to stay motivated so effortlessly?How do they manage ge...
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Classical Riding: How to Mentally Master the Half Pass
by Margot.I am currently having a little problem with half pass. More specifically, half pass to the left. Somewhere along the line I have convinced myself that I cannot do it. Beau can do a near perfect half pass. I know he can, because I have seen him carry ...
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Wagging Tails Bring Joy To Seniors
by Sonjahelga.What is dog therapy visiting? A team consists of a handler, and a happy, excited dog ready to go visiting. Although these special canine therapists are all shapes and sizes, pure breeds and those wonderful mutts, they share a single purpose: to bri...
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Caring For The Cute Magpie
by Jimmycox.Magpies (Pica rustica)are fascinating birds with a capability of talking. The different species are distributed over most of the world, in Europe, Asia and North America. They are birds of the woodland. The American and the European species are the o...
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Ask a Vet, Get an Answer
by Terryfitzroy.You cannot compare the expertise of a doctor to the expertise of a veterinarian because doctors only need to learn to diagnose and treat one species. Vets, on the other hand, have to learn to recognize and cure diseases for many different species wi...

How to Control Kitty Playtime
by Mandi_09.One of the most rewarding things you can do with your cat is to play together. Playtime is a great way for you to relax and to bond with your feline friend. Playing together interactively also has benefits for your cat. It is a great form of exercise...
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Where Does Mans Best Friend Sleep?
by Ajeetk.Always keep your special relation with your dog in mind. All dog owners really are connected to their dogs.A dog owner cannot imagine life without the dog. Then when you do reach home, it gives the best welcome you can dream of. No family member can ...
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How To Build A Chicken Coop
by Str8loball.Before purchasing the fowl or fowls of your choice, it is necessary to have cages or coops to keep them in. These are not necessarily difficult to build, but must follow certain guidelines to be useful. If you are planning on building your own chic...
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How To Get The Most From Your Vet
by Paragon.It is curious how many people, conscientious and considerate in all other matters, never seem to think about their veterinary surgeon as a person but merely as an expert perpetually on tap, whose duty it is to attend to the troubles, mild or serious,...

The Advances In Veterinary Surgery
by Paragon.The past few decades have seen a period of continuing advances in the art and science of veterinary surgery. Even the last few years have seen advances of outstanding value. In the field of surgery, operations are carried out today which a few years ...
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Information About IguanasThat Can Stop You From Getting One
by Edbaker.Having some basic information on iguana will make your decision whether to take one or not. Take note that having them as a pet is not because it is what your friends have. You should not only make the wrong assumption of thinking that it is the easi...
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Seagulls: A Study in the Magic of Flight
by Av8rdan.From the first few days when humans watched birds fly, we have been in awe of their beauty and functionality. With effortless ease, they take a few steps, flap their mighty wings, and launch skyward in a full STOL takeoff that would make a Maule seem...
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