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    How do you train a dog to stop chasing squirrels?

    One of my friends has a new dog, and her new pet is exhibiting several bad habits. One of them is chasing squirrels. My friend almost broke her arm last week because her dog saw a squirrel on their walk and pulled hard on the leash as it chased the ...
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    How to Help Multiple Cats Get Along

    Several years ago, I adopted two adult cats. They were both living in a shelter, and I wanted to give them a new life. Unfortunately, they did not hit it off. It took several months for my new pets to tolerate being in the same room without throwing a huge ...

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    What's the best way to introduce a new cat into our home?

    My darling cats are getting old. I know they don't have much more time left. Before they die, I'm thinking about getting a kitten. Is there a right way to introduce the new cat into our home? I don't want my cats or the kitten having a ...

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    What are the pros and cons of a shelter versus a breeder?

    We are in the market for a puppy, and I’m wondering about the pros and cons of getting one from a shelter versus a breeder. I also have a young son, and I've heard that having a puppy and a young child at the same time is a great ...

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    How do I acclimate my cats to my new pet sitting gig?

    My sister has a three-day business trip next week, and her normal dog sitter cancelled on her. I agreed to watch her pit bull while she's away, but I'm worried about my cats. I don't want them to freak out because of the dog. Is there a ...