Building a Pet Home

May 24, 2009

Homes and houses are not only loved by us but our pets too. Besides offering protection from weather, they help them to improve the quality of life and live comfortably in them. A Cat House or a Dog House are meant to make cats and dog, respectively, comfortable in winter and summer and save them from adverse effects of sun, rain and wind. Pet homes should be strong, durable and well built because they are going to become the best loved habitat outdoors. Pet houses include kennels for dogs, aviaries, chicken coops, dovecotes, hutches, beehives, stables and even aquariums. Best quality wooden pet homes are the most popular ones though.

Many pets can be as cozy at the top of the tables or a spare box lying in the corner of the home, as they are in their nests, caves and holes. However, the homes meant for them should be made safe for them too. They should be insulate and provide a happy break from dirty garage corners and utility buildings for your pets. The rugged construction gives them a natural feel while insulated walls; floor and roof may be covered with polystyrene foam. Some of them come with pet bed heater to measure the temperature inside the house. Pet homes with magnetically sealed pet doors will ensure greater safety for your pet. If the surfaces are constructed of steel, they are bound to be more durable.

Pet homes must be insulated and their temperature must be regulated properly according to the climate of the reason. Fresh air and comfortably warm pet house will keep your fit and fine. Pet houses can be fully assembled or easily foldable that can be used for traveling purposes. The door sizes should be chosen according to the size of your pet. Cathouses should have cat flaps for their protection. Pet homes with their own heating system are preferable. Pet heaters are specifically designed for use with pets and keep pets safe blistering and hair loss unlike the normal heaters. Power cord in pet homes should be enclosed with heavy spring to prevent being chewed upon by the curious animals.
For hens and poultry birds, a movable house is the best. Cooping them in a small area makes them depressed while leaving them open may encourage them to harm your plants. Thus, you can just move the house you provide for them a little on the grass and they will be perfectly happy. It will also save them from the hunting species and bigger birds. Large hencoops are of course best for they give them space to run and shelter from sun, rain and wind. If the hens and birds are born and brought up in a coop, they don’t often venture out to see, if there is a world outside. A constant change of grass is all they need. For every species of pets, the most important thing is that their pet homes are clean and provide their needs. Cozy for smaller animals and big enough to allow them to run here and there make the ideal pet homes.

 

Free Pet Horoscopes & Zodiac

May 24, 2009

To pet lovers, pets are no less than kids and they see no reason or absurdity in desiring to know about the future prediction for their beloved pets and seek astrological devices to know them better. Animal lovers across the globe have accepted pet horoscopes as the latest fad on their list. They seek the services of the psychics, astrologers and numerologists for the purpose and Internet is a quick way to process the required data and give out predictions for pets, with or without fur. These...


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There are many diseases, which are common to cats

May 18, 2009

If ignored some of these diseases may turn out to be fatal. But most of these diseases can be prevented by taking care of simple things. Firstly, keep your cat indoors. Secondly, get your cat vaccinated against some common cat diseases.Some of the common cat diseases are:

URIs are similar to the common cold in humans. Symptoms include sneezing, running nose and eyes, reddened eyes, fever, and decreased appetite. If left untreated URIs can be fatal. These airborne viruses are highly contagiou...


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You want your little pussy to be healthy all the time

May 18, 2009

But like human beings cats too face general health problems. But taking care of small things you can go a long way in keeping your cat hale and hearty.Annual Check up: Have a thorough annual check up of your pussy done by an experienced vet. This should include examination of the cat’s body, from nose to tail; weighing and taking its temperature; listening to the cats heart and lungs; checking for abnormal discharges from any bodily orifices, including eyes and nose; checking its teeth, gum...
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Stop Cats from Digging

May 17, 2009

The behavior of digging and creating rubble out of your well-tended garden is generally associated with typical canine behavior. But, many cat-owners would agree that this behavior is not unnatural even amongst cats. Cats can also dig your flowerbeds and reduce your yards to an ungainly pile of litter and mess. Many cat owners are bothered by such a behavior in their domesticated felines. It is especially upsetting, if your pet goes and tries his hands at your neighbor’s manicured lawn with...
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Hair Loss or ‘Alopecia’ is a common feline

May 17, 2009

Hair Loss or ‘Alopecia’ is a common feline disorder and may be symptomatic of various fatal ailments in cats. Though losing a few strands of hair is considered as quite normal, but sometimes various malfunctions in the body may surface up in the form of acute hair loss. Hair loss in cats may be noticed either as impaired growth of new hair or loss of hair in patches from specific parts of the body. At times, the coat of the animal feels grimy, or the hairs look dry and frail. Most of the ...
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Toucan

May 16, 2009

The Toco toucan is at home in South America's tropical forests but recognized everywhere. The toucan's oversized, colorful bill has made it one of the world's most popular birds.

The 7.5-inch-long (19-centimeter-long) bill may be seen as a desirable mating trait, but if so, it is one that both male and female toucans possess. In fact, both sexes use their bills to catch tasty morsels and pitch them to one another during a mating ritual fruit toss.

As a weapon, the bill is a bit more show than s...
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Puppy Power! Facts about Dogs

May 16, 2009

What is the fastest breed of dog? What is the "Taco Bell" dog's real name? How much food can a Great Dane eat in one day? Get all of the answers here! This is a cute little facts sheet about dogs and puppies.
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Freshwater Animals

May 14, 2009

The Platypus is a semi-aquatic ‘monotreme’ this can be at last found in freshwater waterways in South Australia. Like the world’s merely !no! monotreme, the Short-beaked Echidna (150Kb PDF), the Platypus lays eggs covet a bird but gains its young covet a mammal. Platypus’ are vulnerable to habitat changes, actually water pollution, and are moreover sensitive to interference from what i read in people. Conservation of the normal habitat is crucial for the survival. The Platypus create ...
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Sharks

May 14, 2009


Shark sightings are recorded and collated by Primary Industries and Resources South Australia (PIRSA) Fisheries. Although such sightings are seldom shown or verified any inhabitant wishing to article a shark sighting overly is not livlihood threatening can use FISHWATCH on 1800 065 522. In the circumstances of an immediate threat please engage the emergency 000 amount and study to police. There are throughout 300 unique creatures of shark and properties time period of 20 centimetres to 12 met...
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