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Interesting Facts about Reptiles & Amphibians

Reptiles

Reptiles & amphibians species increased their numbers to 11,136 in December of 2019!  Way too many to cover here but below are some facts on the most common. Common Reptile Species 356 species of turtles 25 species of crocodilians 3,600+ species of snakes 4,675 species of lizards 7,000+ species of amphibians 2 species of rhynchocephalians. Most Reptiles & Amphibians are carnivores and eat whole prey or insects. Some reptiles (adult green iguanas, for example), are herbivores and eat green plants. Reptiles and amphibians are cold-blooded, or “ectothermic,” animals, which means that they depend on external sources, such as the sun, toRead More

Doggone News Digest 02-06-2020

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6 Common Cat Health Symptoms – 1800PetMeds® 1800petmeds.com Is your cat displaying any of the 6 common illness symptoms below? Routine exams are vital to help ensure your feline friend has a long, healthy life. However, sometimes the most common reasons for v… Shared by 1-800-PetMeds® 5 Effective Ways to Control Dog Diarrhea. thyblackman.com February 6, 2020 by Staff Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the common health problems in dogs is gastrointestinal (GI) upset, also known as diarrhea. Many pet owne… Lung Cancer in Dogs – Great Pet Care greatpetcare.com Dogs live in the same environments weRead More

Daily News for Pet Owners 02-05-2020

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Wednesday, Feb. 05, 2020 BARK ALERTS  DOG PHOTOS  DOG VIDEOS PLAY TIME DISCOVER PET HEALTH MORE  What Should Vegetarians and Vegans Feed Their Pets?  news.google.com/search psychologytoday.com – I was once accused of picking up unwanted kittens from my local animal shelter and feeding them to my son’s baby boa constrictor. The charge, of course, was preposterous. But as I wrote in a commenta… Why Having a Pet (of Any Kind!) May Boost Your Mood and Keep Your Brain Healthy Shared by WebMD health.clevelandclinic.org – Therapy animals have long been the trusted companions of people with disabilities. Now, animals of all kinds are proving theirRead More

What to Look for in a CBD Certificate of Analysis?

Cannabinoid

What to Look for in a CBD Certificate of Analysis?  A Certificate of Analysis, or COA, is a document from an accredited laboratory that shows the number of various cannabinoids in a product. Manufacturers should send every batch of every product they make to a lab for testing, to protect their customers and prove that their products have as much CBD as they advertise. Less CBD Than AdvertisedThis is more common than you would think … in fact, we were once tricked by this! What you might see is something like “500mg CBD” on the product label. But don’t take the labelRead More

Daily Dog News 02-04-2020

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Tuesday, Feb. 04, 2020 What Should Vegetarians and Vegans Feed Their Pets? Shared by Eric R Fairhurst and 6 others psychologytoday.com – I was once accused of picking up unwanted kittens from my local animal shelter and feeding them to my son’s baby boa constrictor. The charge, of course, was preposterous. But as I wrote in a commenta… 11 Health Benefits of Good Dog Grooming Shared by Captain Paw captainpaw.com – Dog grooming is not a canine luxury but a necessity. Also, it does not have to break your bank. Booking your dog regularly for professional grooming does not only make them smell andRead More

Side Effects of CBD Oil on Pets

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8 Side Effects of CBD Oil Tincture for Pets The American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association surveyed pet owners to see if they noticed any side effects when treating with hemp products. Pet Owners Report Hemp Products Helpful in Relieving Pain www.ahvma.org › hemp-and-pet-pain Feb 11, 2016 – According to a survey published in the Spring 2016 issue of the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (JAHVMA), 64.3% of dog owners and 66% of cat owners felt that the consumption of hemp products helped their pets either moderately or a great deal. 8 side effects of CDB Sedation 19% Overactive appetite 5% Lack ofRead More

Daily Dog News 02-03-2020

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Monday, Feb. 03, 2020 Perspective | People say it’s important to live in the moment. It took my dying dog to teach me how. Shared byFirthermor and 12 others washingtonpost.com – (iStock) By Steven Petrow close Steven Petrow Contributing columnist Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Contributing columnist February 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM EST Zoe and I certainly walked the walk over t… How to Care for Your Pet Hedgehog Shared byBoulevard Bark: In-Home Specialized Pet Care petful.com – When people think of hedgehogs, the first thing that comes to mind is spiny little creatures with sharp quills. The hedgehog is often confused with the porcupine,Read More