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Choosing the Right Kind of Pet

Choosing the Right Kind of Pet

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Owning a pet is a tremendous responsibility - a responsibility you’ve never had. But now you want to adopt a furry friend to snuggle against as you watch TV or read a good book. 

Read these tips to help you choose the perfect pet and learn what it needs to feel right at home.

Dog or Cat

Choosing between a dog and cat will depend on several factors. Dogs require lots of time and energy. They require frequent grooming, bathing and walks. You'll need to carve out time to play with your dog too. If you go out of town,  you’ll need to pay for a dog sitter or board him at a kennel. This can be expensive. On the other hand, if you’re outdoorsy and love to be active, a dog will be the perfect pet; he’ll love joining you for a morning jog.

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Why Are There So Many Midges In Scotland?

As anyone who has ever been to Scotland will tell you, there are way too many midges – Hundreds of them. Thousands of them – and they’re everywhere in the Highlands! Midges are annoying little mosquito-like insects that bite you all over and send you into an itchy frenzy – and the highlands are full of them!

So why are there so many? Well, firstly, Scotland has roughly 35 different types of midge native to it, however only 5 types of these midges bite humans. So whilst you may see so many about, not all are annoying blood suckers.

Secondly, the Highland Midge, which is the midge most often found in greatest quantities in Scotland, is a renowned “wee bastard.” These midges are known to be the biggest recidivist about when it comes to biting people, and their numbers are rife in the highlands (if the name didn’t give that away).

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How to Keep Your Pups Fit and Healthy

Advice for Dog Owners: How to Keep Your Pups Fit and Healthy

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If you’re a dog owner, your pets are an important part of your life. Dogs become our best friends, our loyal companions, our fur babies -- like four-legged members of the family. It’s only natural that we would want to help our dogs live the longest, happiest, and healthiest lives possible. One way to do that is through helping your pups get fit and healthy -- and stay that way for life. Here are some expert words of wisdom on how to help your dog stay healthy:

Get Fido Plenty of Exercise

Dogs are surprisingly diverse. Each breed has its own distinct look and unique needs. While it is safe to say that all dogs need exercise, it’s also important to determine what specific kind(s) of exercise your dog needs based upon his or her breed. For instance, some breed…

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Some Interesting Facts About Parrots

Some Interesting Facts About Parrots

Parrots are definitely among the most colorful birds out there. Known for their ability to talk back and sit on pirate’s shoulders, there’s a huge variety of these intelligent birds, which also means there’s a lot to learn about them! So check out these top 30 colorful facts about parrots!

It is estimated that there are about 550 wild parrots living in New York City, especially in Queens and Brooklyn. No one is one hundred percent sure how they got there, but we know it definitely was not by natural migration. The most accepted theory is that they escaped from a shipment headed to JFK Airport. There is a death metal band called Hatebeak who’s lead and only vocalist is a grey parrot named Waldo. One of the most elusive and perplexing birds in the world is the Australian Night Parrot – there were only 3 confirmed sightings in over one century. Most parrots are known for being extremely int…
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Some cute photos of animals enjoying a nice, relaxing bath

Some cute photos of animals enjoying a nice, relaxing bath

Respected guests of Animal's Look, among thousands of photos that arrived during last two years we selected, in our opinion, most beautiful, likable, etc. Let's remind of the photos of your pets, and to all of us, precius beings. Maybe you'll (like me) think: "Oh, I got no luck with pets! They just hate taking bath!". Both cats and dogs do not tolerate even a drop of water on their hair, tail, paw or snout. But actually the fault is mine because I didn't force them to bathe when they were babies. I considered that i should bathe only ducks to get them used to natural conditions. But, I'll talk about them other time. Now I will show you my favorite galery of your pets - those who really enjoy taking a bath. Enjoy yourself too watching them!

This cute ragged cat waits for someone to pour water in order to relaxin warm bath of home SPA center. She would'…

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The World’s Largest Frog

Goliath Frog Facts – The World’s Largest Frog

We’ve all heard those fairy tale stories about a princess who kisses a frog and it turns into a handsome prince, well, if that frog was the world famous Goliath Frog, it would probably turn into a WWE pro wrestler! That’s because the Goliath frog (Conraua Goliath) is actually huge – it’s the largest of the frog species found on Earth and can grow up to 12.5 inches or 32 centimetres in length and weigh up to 7.2 pounds (3.3 kilograms).

The Goliath Frog can be found in the areas of Cameroon and Guinea, near waterfalls and rivers. Goliath frogs are primarily nocturnal. They sit and wait for prey on the nearby rocks and logs. Their diet consists of primarily bugs, small crustaceans, other amphibians and even fish. However, whatever it can get hold of that’s smaller than itself, may wind up in its belly. The female of the species is smaller than the male, which is unusual regardin…
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