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  • Free Lawn Mowing Games
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    Free Lawn Mowing Games

    3 years ago

    Looking for a free lawn mowing game to play. There are several good options reviewed in this hub - Mowing Master, The Lawn Mower Game. Strategic, racing games and more.

  • How to Make Tea Liquid Fertilizer Using Seaweed
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    How to Make Tea Liquid Fertilizer Using Seaweed

    3 years ago

    Liquid fertilizer made using seaweed can be very beneficial to your garden. This hub will teach you about what it is, how to make it and give you some good tips on using seaweed as a fertilizer.

  • How to Find Ways to Pass Time While Working as a Security Officer
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    How to Find Ways to Pass Time While Working as a Security Officer

    3 years ago

    Tips for staying alert in a monotonous work environment. Offers tips for things you can do as part of your job as well as options to keep you occupied that are not part of your regular work routine.

  • Security guard gear
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    Security guard gear

    3 years ago

    Sharing the most essential tools for a security guard, what they are sued for and why. Pen and paper, baton, belts, boots, phone, camera, flash light, gun, vest, first aid kit and the pepper spray.

  • What do security guards do?
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    What do security guards do?

    3 years ago

    What is the purpose of a security guard. What are is duties and responsibilities. Where does he work and what does he do at for example a department store, mall, office building of a hospital.

  • Treating and eliminating sarcoptic mange
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    Treating and eliminating sarcoptic mange

    4 years ago

    External parasites are one of the concerns of dog owners. These little buggers create a great deal of itching that makes the life of the pet extremely uncomfortable. Moreover, these parasites carry dangerous pathogens....

  • Risks of recurring conjunctivitis in dogs
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    Risks of recurring conjunctivitis in dogs

    4 years ago

    Just like us humans, our flour legged friends are susceptible to some eye concerns. Eyes are delicate organs that need proper care and attentions. Since dogs do not have the have the capability to perform these tasks,...

  • Why do dogs pace?
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    Why do dogs pace?

    4 years ago

    Back and forth…back and forth…the dog paces. It’s as if the dog is measuring the space. This attitude would not harm the dog but the movement can be quite annoying especially if the pet is pacing in...

  • Can dogs eat cheese?
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    Can dogs eat cheese?

    4 years ago

    Cheddar, Parmesan, Mozzarella, hard cheese, soft cheese... a cheese lover would know about the different kinds of cheeses. If you are a cheese lover and you have a dog there is a good chance that your pet loves cheese...

  • Anal gland impaction and infection in dogs
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    Anal gland impaction and infection in dogs

    4 years ago

    Given the dog’s voracious appetites and the inclination to ingest inedible objects, a dog owner’s efforts to ensure the digestive health of the pet would be concentrated towards giving the right amount of...

  • Canine tongue color and signs of illness
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    Canine tongue color and signs of illness

    4 years ago

    Did you know that it is possible to tell if the dog is sick simply by looking at the color of the tongue? A dog’s tongue is unique. Apart from its usual function of tasting the food, the tongue acts as a conveyor...

  • Dog gasping for air even on short walks
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    Dog gasping for air even on short walks

    4 years ago

    Dogs are well loved pets. It is not uncommon for people to treat the pet as their child. As such, the pet will be provided with all imaginable comforts. Owners will also ensure the good health of the pet. Anything...

  • Can swimming pool chemicals poison a dog?
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    Can swimming pool chemicals poison a dog?

    4 years ago

    Dog owners have to provide the first line of defense against poisonous substances for the pet. For the well being of the pet, owners have to make the environment pet friendly. Even new dog owners would realize that...

  • Caring for an albino dog
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    Caring for an albino dog

    3 years ago

    Dogs are probably the most loving pet anyone can have. These four legged friends provide loving and loyal companionship. No wonder humans have treated these animals as family members. The responsibility of a dog owner...

  • Dogs diarrhea won’t go away
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    Dogs diarrhea won’t go away

    3 years ago

    Diarrhea is common in dogs. One time or another, pet owners would be exposed to the frequent passing of unformed, runny and foul smelling stool of the pet. There are two types of canine diarrhea – the acute...

  • Can my dog catch mononucleosis from humans?
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    Can my dog catch mononucleosis from humans?

    4 years ago

    After a physical exam and after a blood test called monospot test were done, you found out that the sore throat, the tiredness and fever were not caused by flu. The enlarged liver and spleen as well as the swollen lymph...

  • Can dogs have watermelon?
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    Can dogs have watermelon?

    6 years ago

    Summer is just around the corner. Along with the long hot days, what comes to mind would be long tall glasses of ice cold drinks and sweet and juicy fruits galore. These are the refreshing treats of...

  • Can dogs get pink eye from humans?
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    Can dogs get pink eye from humans?

    6 years ago

    We do so love our dogs. Human’s best friends are considered as family member.  As such they are well cared for and provided with utmost comfort. Families would commonly share what they have with the pet. Dogs...

  • Can dogs get hair balls?
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    Can dogs get hair balls?

    5 years ago

    No pet owner would ever want to deal with hairballs. No one would want to step on a yucky wad of wet gunk that was spewed by the pet. Unfortunately many animals have the tendency to swallow loose hair. Cat owners would...

  • Can dogs have ham?
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    Can dogs have ham?

    4 years ago

    Have you noticed how the line in a doctor’s clinic and in a vet’s facility gets longer after the holidays? Pet owners and pets commonly suffer from digestive upsets associated with the consumption of...

  • What can I give my 60 lb dog for pain?
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    What can I give my 60 lb dog for pain?

    6 years ago

    Dogs can suffer from diseases and ailments common to humans. Dog owners may dog proof the house and the environment to prevent accidents from happening. However, dogs, being hyperactive and inquisitive animals have the...

  • How long would string stay in a dog’s stomach?
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    How long would string stay in a dog’s stomach?

    5 years ago

    Dogs have the propensity to dig and to chew thus they end up swallowing non-edible objects. Plastic toys, stockings, metal objects, foil wrappers, strings and ribbons…the list of objects that can end up in the...

  • Why do dogs bark while they eat?
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    Why do dogs bark while they eat?

    6 years ago

    Dogs really do have some strange habits. Although these furry four legged friends have been the companions of humans for thousands of years, they still manifest some perplexing quirky habits. Barking is a dog thing....

  • Why can’t dogs eat grapes?
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    Why can’t dogs eat grapes?

    7 years ago

    Ten dogs were rushed to an animal clinic because of food poisoning. Three were put to sleep because they have been non-responsive to treatments. Two died. The other five survived because of aggressive medical...

  • What to Do if Your Dog is Throwing Up or Vomiting
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    What to Do if Your Dog is Throwing Up or Vomiting

    8 months ago

    Dogs often vomit as a result of their eating habits, but repeated vomiting may have more serious causes and need veterinary attention.

  • What to do if your dog has a fever?
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    What to do if your dog has a fever?

    7 years ago

    You make sure that your dog is well cared for. You provide the pet with premium quality food. You make sure that it is provided with adequate and comfortable shelter. The dog is well groomed and sufficiently exercised....

  • Why do dogs sleep at the foot of the bed?
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    Why do dogs sleep at the foot of the bed?

    7 years ago

    Dogs are great sleepers. Did you know that these animals sleep more than 14 hours every day? Of course these long hours would be broken into a long doze and several naps. Have you heard about the joke that tells how a...

  • Why does a dog lick its butt?
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    Why does a dog lick its butt?

    4 years ago

    The dog that has been licking its butt enthusiastically stopped to welcome its master with a sloppy kiss. Yuck!! Why do dogs love to lick their butts? Can it be because the master has yet again forgotten to give the pet...

  • Why do dogs cry at night?
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    Why do dogs cry at night?

    7 years ago

    Dogs are pack animals. They are social creatures as well. Dogs thrive well in an atmosphere where they are given opportunities to interact with other dogs and with humans. If you are a dog lover and you have been with a...

  • Why do dogs eat wood?
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    Why do dogs eat wood?

    7 years ago

    People have different reasons in getting a dog. Dogs are hunted, utilized to herd and guard livestock, used to perform farm works and guard the family. Dogs though are most commonly kept as companions. Dogs are much...

  • What can you give a dog for diarrhea?
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    What can you give a dog for diarrhea?

    3 years ago

    A dog is often joked as one with a “steel” digestive system. Look how the way these animals eat. In spite of the high quality dog food provided by the owner, dogs would still raid trash cans and eat spoiled...

  • Why do dogs foam at the mouth when running?
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    Why do dogs foam at the mouth when running?

    6 years ago

    A first time dog owner will surely be concerned if the dog is seen foaming at the mouth. What would come to mind is poisoning. Dogs are curious animals. They are also known to be indiscriminate eaters. The dog may have...

  • Why does my dog lick me?
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    Why does my dog lick me?

    5 years ago

    Dogs are lickers. Dogs are inquisitive creatures as well. Aside from the nose, the tongue is used by these animals to get acquainted and to explore their environment. Dogs are much loved pets. However, while some owners...

  • How do dogs grow up and when do they stop growing?
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    How do dogs grow up and when do they stop growing?

    7 years ago

    Understanding the growth stages of the dog is very necessary in order to provide the furry friend with the best care. Compared to humans, canine growth rate is very fast. Although considered to be inaccurate by dog...

  • How to remove dog ear mites?
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    How to remove dog ear mites?

    7 years ago

    Ear mites are one of the parasites that infest both cats and dogs. These infectious organisms can hardly be seen by the naked eyes but if you look closely you will see microscopic white dots scurrying inside the ears of...

  • How do dogs mate?
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    How do dogs mate?

    6 years ago

    If you are a new dog owner and you have never witnessed dogs mating you will probably be apprehensive if you see your little Poochie being mated by the neighbor’s dog.  A dog that is mated for the first time...

  • Why do dogs sleep at your feet?
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    Why do dogs sleep at your feet?

    5 years ago

    Have you ever considered why a dog would choose to have cricks in the neck and to be very uncomfortable by sleeping at your feet instead of lying down on its soft well padded dog bed? Every time you move the dog’s...

  • How do dogs adapt to new surroundings?
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    How do dogs adapt to new surroundings?

    7 years ago

    Yes! Today would be a red letter day. After a long wait you are finally bringing a new puppy home. You have the crate ready, the doggie bowls, the food and the doggie toys. You have read books on the personality and on...

  • What can I give my dog for pain?
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    What can I give my dog for pain?

    7 years ago

    Recogniziing that your dog is in pain is not always easy. Obviously a dog cannot simply tell you that it is hurting and oftentimes instinct will cause them to hide their pain. Finding out early that your dog is in pain...

  • How do dogs move?
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    How do dogs move?

    7 years ago

    Dogs are very agile and graceful animals. The nimble and lithe movements of a dog being paraded in a show ring would never fail to draw out a lot of oohs and aahs from the spectators. Different folks, different...

  • How do dogs breathe?
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    How do dogs breathe?

    7 years ago

    Humans and many other mammals breathe through their noses. But we humans breathe through our mouths as well. Surely you have used your mouth to breathe when you have a cold and your nose is clogged. The same thing is...

  • What can I give my dog for allergies?
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    What can I give my dog for allergies?

    3 years ago

    When we see the dog scratching, licking and biting parts of its body, rubbing the face on the carpet or on the edges of furniture most of us would think that it is due to external parasite infestation. Fleas, after all...

  • What to do if your dog won’t eat?
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    What to do if your dog won’t eat?

    6 years ago

    It is said that humans and dog have about 90% similarities in genetics. There are times when we don’t feel like eating. Even our favorite foods fail to tempt us to eat. Dogs are very similar to their human...

  • Why do dogs have whiskers?
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    Why do dogs have whiskers?

    6 years ago

    Dogs are really very hairy animals. The fur that covers the dog entirely seems to be not enough. The dog still grows whiskers! Naturally, both hairs would have different functions. Why do Dogs have Tails? Your dog's...

  • How to tell if the dog is pregnant
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    How to tell if the dog is pregnant

    5 years ago

    Dog breeding can be planned or unplanned. Owners anticipating the pets’ pregnancy would attribute the physical changes as well as the emotional changes to the dog’s expecting condition. However, owners that...

  • Why do dogs howl?
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    Why do dogs howl?

    7 years ago

    A dog that howls in the middle of the night is certainly not fun especially if the howling would make other dogs follow suit. Of course when other dogs in the neighborhood howl you will not have irate neighbors as their...

  • What to do if your dog eats chocolate
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    What to do if your dog eats chocolate

    7 years ago

    A lot of dog owners are not aware of the fact that dog and chocolates don’t go together well…that is if the chocolate is ingested by the dog. If you are one of these owners what would you do if you have...

  • Why do dogs lick other dogs?
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    Why do dogs lick other dogs?

    3 years ago

    Have you ever wondered why dogs lick other dogs? We often see dogs lick themselves clean.  What can be the reason behind this peculiar behavior of a dog? The dog has a long powerful tongue that can both be used to...

  • Why do dogs get stuck together when breeding?
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    Why do dogs get stuck together when breeding?

    3 years ago

    A female in heat emits a distinct smell that “announces” to the male dogs in the neighborhood her availability to be mated. We know that dogs have very acute olfactory senses and when they became aware of a...

  • Why do dogs stare?
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    Why do dogs stare?

    7 years ago

    Dogs have different personalities, different breeds exhibit different characteristics. However, a dog’s body language has more or less the same meanings. A responsible pet owner should take time to understand the...

  • Why do dogs sleep so much?
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    Why do dogs sleep so much?

    3 years ago

    Dogs really know how to sleep, they sleep a lot! Did you know that most dogs spend more that fifty percent of their day sleeping? Basically, dogs would sleep from 12 to 14 hours a day but some breeds are known to sleep...

  • Affenpinscher - The Monkey Dog
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    Affenpinscher - The Monkey Dog

    7 years ago

    Looking mostly like a toy dog, the hair of an Affenpinscher is shaggy on its head, neck, chest, stomach and legs. Most of its hair is only about 1 inch long, and is very harsh. On the other hand, the hairs on his head,...

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