Wanted an older Keeshond who needs a forever home. We have recently lost one of our beloved pets and the other is pineing. We have a large house and garden in the country and would really love to have another pet. Can you help please contact be e mail
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A British pet insurance company has revealed that 8% of cats and dogs have ingested poisonous plants. Half of them have become ill and needed to be taken to the vet, whilst 15% died. Further, 1 in 3 pet owners do not know whether the plants in their home are deadly to their furry friends.
You don’t have to understand dog barks to be closer with your furry friend (although that can help). According to researchers, speaking to your dog the same way you talk to babies will draw him closer to you.