Pet care and safety

When Should I Worm My Dog

When Should I Worm My Dog

Dogs can get different types of worms. The most common types are roundworms and tapeworms. Worm infestation can be passed by the puppies’ mother or through contaminated soil, and even passed on by fleas, if the dog should ingest them. Different Types Of Worms Roundworms can be several inches long and resemble spaghetti, and can

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Teaching Kids To Appreciate Wildlife

Teaching Kids To Appreciate Wildlife

An appreciation of wildlife is important for kids. Not only does it teach them to care for animals and respect nature, it also helps ensure the planet is in good hands for generations to come. You don’t have to spend hours trekking in the great outdoors to instil these values though. Exploring your garden can

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How children learn responsibility from caring for a pet

How children learn responsibility from caring for a pet

From big dogs to tiny goldfish, children can learn a lot from pets. Being involved in the care of an animal provides kids with companionship, a higher level of self-esteem and respect for living creatures. It can also be valuable in helping them learn to cope with death. However, one of the main advantages caring

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Getting ready to go on holiday

Getting ready to go on holiday

The hope – Gliding through the airport looking rather cool and dapper. The kids are impeccably behaved, you are confident that your passports, tickets and money are in an orderly fashion in your hand luggage and you’re ready to wave off your cases (in the hope you reunite the other end of course). Now where’s the departure lounge –

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Activities for kids with ADHD

Activities for kids with ADHD

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often struggle to concentrate during the long school day and so when school is over – or at the weekend – it can be refreshing to do something fun yet challenging that doesn’t involve sitting still for so long. Kids with ADHD generally thrive on routine so it

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Can dogs understand human language

Can dogs understand human language

It’s a fascinating idea isn’t it? That your pooch really understands when you are talking to him. There you are, wittering away to your canine counsellor and really feeling as though they are listening. He senses you are sad and places a gentle paw on your knee, gazing adoringly at you with big brown eyes

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