Cats and dogs meeting babies for the first time – Cute animal compilation

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3 Steps to House Training a Dog

For many people the idea of having a brand new puppy is very exciting until they start to think about how they are going to toilet train him or her. If you are one of those people you’ll be glad to know that toilet training doesn’t have to be difficult. These 3 steps can go a long way towards successfully toilet training your dog.

Step 1: Day 1-3. During the first few days of having your puppy, you need to take your puppy outside very, very often. You should take your dog outside every hour, and always to the same spot. Wait for him/her to relieve themselves and then praise him very excitedly. You should kiss, hug and be over the top with excitement, and also reward him with a few pieces of puppy food. By reacting this way, you’re showing your puppy that going to the toilet outside is a good thing and that they’ll be rewarded for doing so. Additionally, you should also take him out just before you go to bed at night, and also once or twice during the night. It might be annoying having to wake up a couple of times during the night, but this will be the best for the long run.

Step 2: Day 4-10. As your puppy slowly begins to learn that going to the toilet outside is what should do, you can begin to decrease the frequency at which you take him outside. Every 90-120 minutes is how often you should begin to take him outside. As time goes by, he’ll begin to learn that he has to go to the toilet outside and will begin letting you know that when he needs to. You should always keep an eye on him when hes inside, however, to ensure he doesn’t mess up.

Step 3: Day 10 Onwards. At this stage, your dog should be developing an understand of where he is and isn’t allowed to go to the toilet. You should still always keep an eye on him when hes inside to ensure no mistakes are made.

It may take a bit of work for you initially, however, by developing good habits in your dog at a young age, you’ll have a much happier experience for many years to come.

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Cancer Facts And Information On Its Causes And How To Cure It. These Included Diet, Exercise And The Removal Of The Toxic Chemicals We Are In Contact With Everyday. Emotional Stress Is Also A Contributing Factor.
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Things to do in Minecraft – Cat Fountain

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Man charged with murder says he didn't know his dogs could kill]

Man charged with murder says he didn't know his dogs could kill
A dog owner charged with murder in the mauling death last year of a woman in northern Los Angeles County testified Wednesday that he had no idea his pit bulls were capable of such an act. Alex Jackson, 31, told the Lancaster court that he had an …
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Six dogs abandoned at Chemung County Humane Society
Staff at the Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA in Big Flats found a surprise when they arrived for work Thursday morning: Six dogs had been left in a fenced-in outdoor exercise area. "We don't know if an owner dropped them off or someone knew …
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Police: Lincoln Man Arrested After His Dogs Died Of Neglect
LINCOLN (KFSM) – A Lincoln man is behind bars after his dogs died of neglect, police say. Kristopher Gooch, 35, was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on Thursday (Aug. 28). He faces a charge of aggravated animal cruelty, according to …
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Report: Dogs Eating Dead Bodies Of Ebola Victims On Liberian Streets
The New Dawn reports that the Liberian government buried bodies of those suspected to have died from Ebola a few weeks ago in Johnsonville Township, outside of Monrovia. A number of dogs were reportedly seen pulling the bodies out of the graves and …
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Liberating Animals

I am very, very fond of all types of animals. I don’t like them to be hurt or abused or slaughtered or eaten. I don’t like that and I feel that when we hurt animals, it is a sign of cowardice because we are more powerful than them.

So it is due to our cowardice and our lack of courage that we abuse animals. Maybe in the past, food, nutrients and resources and all that was very limited. But now in the modern world especially in our country here, food resources are very, very plentiful. So we can get our nutrients and proteins and whatever our body needs from all other sources and we don’t need to harm any animals. The tradition in China of praying and dedicating themselves to Kuan Yin and never harming an animal by taking flesh or bringing flesh into the temple is one of the best traditions I have ever heard of. If you believe in Shakyamuni, Amitabha, Kuan Yin, Manjushri, their nature is the same – not to harm others.

The first fundamental step is developing ‘Tzepei’ or compassion, the first fundamental step is outward. Outwardly take vows, when we take vows, we restrict our body, speech and mind from doing actions that will be contrary to becoming close with these Enlightened Being by nature and physically as well. Close by nature means to develop their character and physically close means to have visions and see them. In Buddhism, when we say get close to a god or get close to a Buddha, there are two ways of looking at it. One is physically close, they are guarding you and they are always around you. The real close is to become like them, to share their nature. That is the ultimate closeness that we wish to gather from an enlightened being such as Kuan Yin or Manjushri.

Therefore, one of the vows we take is not eating meat. People say Shakyamuni ate meat, so if Shakyamuni eats meat, it means we can eat meat. But Shakyamuni did a lot of things that we can copy but it won’t have the same result. Example a great cook is in a restaurant cutting very fast. I can’t go in there and copy, I will cut my fingers up. It may look like it but it is not the same

People say Shakyamuni ate meat, so if Shakyamuni eats meat, it means we can eat meat. But Shakyamuni did a lot of things that we can copy but it won’t have the same result?

Shakyamuni, Manjushri, Kuan Yin are enlightened. Action that is associated with them will benefit that sentient being, even eating their flesh. Because Buddha is not eating from desire or attachment, Buddha is eating because if someone offered out of great compassion, it benefits that sentient being. So therefore, if we purposely kill and offer Buddha, of course that is not advisable but if it is already dead and that’s from their heart and they offer, it is okay.

The karma that they kill to offer the Buddha is there but there is also good karma from offering to the Buddha. So it will benefit the animal and the being but that is not saying you should go and kill to offer to the Buddha. So for example, if we eat flesh, there is a mantra we recite. We can recite the mantra of the medicine Buddha- Tayatha Om Behkanze Behkanze Maha Behkanze Behkanze Radza Samogate Soha, Chenrezig or Kuan Yin – Om Mani Padme Hum.

Blow it on the flesh and it will help the animal to take a good rebirth. So if blowing the mantra onto the animal’s flesh will benefit the animal then, if the flesh is eaten by the Buddha, there will be tremendous benefit. So you recite Om Mani Padme Hum on the flesh before eating and it benefits the flesh, that means the power of the mantra is as high as the power of the being the mantra represents which, in this case, is Kuan Yin.

In the Sutras, it is said that animals don’t have the capacity to understand Dharma. But by the power of the Dharma, is condensed into sound when it is uttered in a mantra. When you recite and the animal hears it, when you recite and you blow on the animal directly or indirectly, it plants the seeds of Dharma inside their minds and streams through their bodies.

So the Buddha speech arises from his attainments. Then the attainments arise in the form of sound and sound becomes words. The words become meaning and the meaning is called Dharma. Why is it called Dharma? Because Dharma is transformation but the transformation starts from hearing the attainment in the form of sound. That is why mantras and chakras have a lot of power. So different mantras represent different forms of enlightenment.

Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

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Fulfilling his previous lives’ prayers. His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche chose to take rebirth amongst difficult circumstances to be close to those who would need him most.

Recognised by H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama as the reincarnation of the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse, Gedun Nyedrak, His Eminence’s spiritual lineage actually begins as one of the eight main disciples of Je Tsongkhapa, the founding saint of the Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism.

Kechara House Buddhist Association Malaysia, affectionately known as Kechara House or KH, is a Buddhist Centre founded in 2000 by His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery to avail the ancient wisdom of Buddha’s teachings to practitioners in Malaysia and the surrounding regions. Buddha’s wisdom has timeless and universal relevance, and can be practised by anyone in any culture, regardless of nationality, gender or age.

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Hello Kitty Is the 'Personification' of a Cat, Company Says
News broke on Wednesday that Hello Kitty is not, in fact a cat, but a little girl, according to the Los Angeles Times. "She's a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat," Christine R. Yano, an anthropologist from …
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Get A Russian Mortgage, Get A Cat
Much like your mortgage, the cat is a loan. Cats are delivered to the new residence for a two-hour visit. In Russia, it's considered good luck for a cat to cross the threshold of a new home. Share. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email. Comment …
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Multnomah County shelter overflowing with cats; officials appeal for help]

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Cats are overflowing at Multnomah County's shelter in Troutdale, with kennels stacked in hallways and tucked into offices as administrators scramble to find them homes. It's peak kitten season, and the shelter is overcapacity. "It's urgent," said Mike …
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Cat fancy: Show has been part of county fair for 25 years
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Accusations of massacre at Cairo's elite club as hundreds of stray cats killed
Now the authorities are involved, the alleged cat-catcher has been arrested and a syndicate of Egyptian animal welfare groups has filed an official complaint against both club and catcher. The club denies the charges – but campaigners say they are …
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'Kitten season' leaves shelter overrun with cats
Boots is an outgoing affection cat that likes to snuggle with his favorite people. He is an older fellow with lots of life that does well with older cat savvy children that will treat him with respect. He has also happily lived with other cats. Visit …
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Tularemia in Pets

Tularemia in pets is a relatively unknown bacterial disease, but it has been around for hundreds of years. It is not fatal in pets unless the exposure has been quite severe, but there are several different ways that both dogs and cats can become infected, especially if you live in rural areas.

However, it is considered an extremely dangerous and virulent organism and has at different periods of history been so severe in killed pets almost like the plaque. It is also known as Rabbit Fever. It was named after a county in California where the last serious outbreak occurred.

Tularemia in pets is found in every state in the United States except Hawaii, and in most all parts of the world. It is extremely difficult to properly diagnosis simply because it resembles several other bacterial diseases.

What is Tularemia?

Tularemia is a bacterial disease that is primarily spread by ticks in the form of a gram negative bacterium. A gram negative bacterium simply means that the bacterium is pathogenic and capable of causing disease in the host organism. Cats are very susceptible to this disease, but dogs seem to be almost immune to it.

This disease is also very dangerous to humans, and like cats it can be spread through several different routes; although it can not be spread from your cat to you. There are two different strains of these bacteria, Type A and Type B, with Type B being much more dangerous to your pet. The type A form, however, is a lot more dangerous to people.

The Type B form has a more complex life cycle that the A form. This disease is primarily spread by four different ticks and the ticks become infected by feeding on either infected animals or birds, and can transmit these bacteria to any other animal.

It is considered a more complex life cycle as ticks can carry the infection for up to two years. Fleas also present a threat to your pets as they can carry the disease as well.

How it is spread:

Although the primary mode of spreading Tularemia to your pets will be by ticks or fleas, it can also be spread by several different methods. Dogs and Cats can become infected by eating an infected rabbit or rodent or by sniffing or licking mucous membranes that have infected blood or fluids from either the animal or the actual tick or flea.

If the outbreak is severe enough, your pet could catch the disease simply by inhaling the dust from the contaminated soil. It can also be spread by contaminated water, although that is not very common. People can become infected by handling infected animals, especially rabbits, or by eating rabbit meat that that was not cooked properly, as well as being bitten by a tick or an arthropod.

The incubation period for this disease is generally 3 to 5 days in your pet but in some cases it can take as long as two to three weeks for the first symptoms to appear.

Symptoms:

Since dogs seem to be almost immune, the only symptoms a dog may experience will be a slight fever and a temporary loss of appetite until their immune system fights off the infection. However, with cats it is much different as they can develop absences where they were bitten by the tick or flea, and will almost always run a very high fever that can present several problems if it runs too long.

Cats are also subject to this infection attacking their lymph nodes, and after being infected for a week to ten days they will start to have nasal discharges as well as a rash, usually around the eyes. However, if it is severe, your cat may develop chills and muscle pains and develop internal abscesses that could affect both their spleen and liver.

Kittens and puppies run a very high risk of severe infections as their immune systems have not fully developed and this infection could become deadly to them. The times of the year your pets will be greater at risk for this infection will be the summer months when ticks and fleas flourish, as well as early winter when rabbits are being hunted.

However, if the bacterium has severely infected the soil, both dogs and cats are subject to an air born form from the dust that could cause pneumonia like illness.

Treatment and Prevention:

It is extremely important that this disease is properly diagnosed and treated. If treated quickly it can be stopped. However, if left untreated it can and has been fatal to pets, especially cats. Your veterinarian will run a blood test to test your pet’s antibodies that are trying to fight off this infection.

As the infection progresses, the antibody count will raise helping to identify it. Treatment will almost always be with an antibiotic, although there is not one yet exclusively for pets with this disease. They will have to be given either tetracycline, streptomycin, or a new drug called enrofloxacin that are used for people.

The best modes of protection for your pets will be in building their immune system with supplements and than protecting them with both tick and flea guards. However, if your pet still gets bitten by a tick, there is a very definitive way you should remove the tick.

The tick must be removed as quickly as you discover it, but you should never attempt to burn a tick out or cover it with Vaseline or nail polish. Those methods can cause much more harm to your pet and are misconceptions. You should always remove the tick with fine point tweezers. Place the tweezers as close to your pets skin as you can and pull it straight out.

Do not twist or turn the tweezers as this can cause the tick to break off and remain in your pet. If you do not have tweezers, use a piece of cloth and pull it out with your fingers. Once out, place it in a jar of rubbing alcohol and date it. This will help your veterinarian a great deal in the proper treatment for your pet.

I am an avid lover of pets and my wife and I have had several pets throughout our years. We are especially fond of dogs, and we have a 12 year old Dalmatian (our 3rd) and a “mutt” that we rescued when someone threw him away to die in a vacant field. He found us, nearly starved to death, and weighed about 2 pounds. After severe bouts of mange and severe dehydration, and over 1,000.00 in veterinarian bills, we saved the little guys life, and he is one of the best, if not the best, dogs we have ever had and today is a muscular, fit, and firm 70 pound best friend. After finishing my MBA, which at middle age was not easy, I decided to keep the research work ethics that I acquired, and devote about two hours each night in understanding the health benefits of supplementation for both humans and pets and how they might strengthen our, as well as our pets, immune system in a pre-emptive approach to health rather than a reactionary approach. Both of my daughters are avid cat lovers, and asked me to help them with health concerns and challenges with their cats. I am not a veterinarian nor claim to be, just a lover of pets that loves to research and pass on some knowledge that might be helpful, or at least stimulating to the thought process. Several of the articles that I have written can be found on my website: Liquid Vitamins & Minerals for Humans & Pets http://www.liquid-vitamins-minerals-humans-pets.com/

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