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Whitney has been writing online since 2007. She writes on a wide variety of niches that she has personal love and enjoyment for.

She maintains her own websites and social media profiles, practicing digital marketing and content management ideals.

Whitney is a wife and mother with a full-time job in addition to her online responsibilities. Her goal is to spread tips and tricks for some of her favorite topics and hobbies, which range from motherhood, dogs and cats, exotic pets, tattoos and body piercings, all-natural remedies and much more.

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  • How to Entertain a Newborn Aged 0-3 Months
    0

    How to Entertain a Newborn Aged 0-3 Months

    2 days ago

    Even newborns need entertainment to fight off boredom and strengthen their mental and physical development. Between 0-3 months, it can be hard to find the right play, but here are a few tips.

  • Breastfed Baby Has Acne
    0

    Breastfed Baby Has Acne

    8 days ago

    Did your baby wake up with pimples on his cheeks or forehead? Well, it's actually pretty common. Read the causes, treatment and tips for baby acne.

  • How to Get a Newborn to Sleep Through the Night
    0

    How to Get a Newborn to Sleep Through the Night

    5 days ago

    Babies wake every 3 to 4 hours a night, but there are tips and suggestions that may help you get your baby to sleep a little longer at night so you get more sleep.

  • Does My Baby Have Acid Reflux?
    0

    Does My Baby Have Acid Reflux?

    2 weeks ago

    Reflux to some degree or another is fairly common in healthy infants. Check out the symptoms of acid reflux and treatment options in case your baby has a reflux disorder.

  • 15 Ways to Reduce Water Bill
    0

    15 Ways to Reduce Water Bill

    2 weeks ago

    Help your wallet and the environment by using water more efficiently, These 15 tips can reduce water waste and reduce your monthly water bill.

  • 15 Inexpensive Ways to Reduce Your Power Bill
    0

    15 Inexpensive Ways to Reduce Your Power Bill

    2 weeks ago

    Paying the electricity bill every month can be depressing, especially when you think you're conserving energy by turning off lights and managing your thermostat. Find out how to reduce your bill.

  • Simple Guide to Hip Dysplasia in Dogs
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    Simple Guide to Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

    2 weeks ago

    Hip dysplasia is one of the most common skeletal disorders in dogs. It's a genetic disorder common among larger dogs, but can develop in any dog.

  • How to Make a Shadow Box Frame
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    How to Make a Shadow Box Frame

    3 weeks ago

    Shadow boxes are a great way to feature so many things that are special to you. They are easy to design and create as long as you have all the right supplies.

  • Getting the Right Nutrients During Third Trimester
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    Getting the Right Nutrients During Third Trimester

    3 weeks ago

    During the 3rd trimester, your baby's growth is accelerating, so you want to make sure that you're getting the right nutrients to feed her growing brain and body.

  • Common Breastfeeding Problems New Moms May Experience
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    Common Breastfeeding Problems New Moms May Experience

    2 weeks ago

    Do not feel alone if you experience problems breastfeeding, especially within the first few days or weeks after your baby is born. Read eight common breastfeeding problems that new moms may experience

  • Understanding Newborn Nutritional Needs
    0

    Understanding Newborn Nutritional Needs

    3 weeks ago

    It's important to ensure that your newborn is consuming the right amount of vitamins and nutrients when he's born. If you're breastfeeding, make sure that you consume a well-balanced diet.

  • Breastfeeding Tips for a First Time Mom
    0

    Breastfeeding Tips for a First Time Mom

    3 weeks ago

    As a first time mom, you may have a lot of questions about breastfeeding your newborn. Here are a few breastfeeding tips.

  • 5 Best Breastfeeding Positions
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    5 Best Breastfeeding Positions

    4 weeks ago

    When breastfeeding, there are five popular positions that may make feeding time easier for you and/or your baby.

  • Homemade Gluten-Free Fudge Brownies
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    Homemade Gluten-Free Fudge Brownies

    3 weeks ago

    Don't give up fudge brownies just because you're gluten-free. These homemade brownies are moist, fudgey AND gluten free.

  • What to Get a Newborn for Christmas?
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    What to Get a Newborn for Christmas?

    3 weeks ago

    Christmas shopping for a newborn isn't always the easiest task, but there are plenty of options for nice Christmas gifts for them.

  • Amazon Baby Registry Welcome Box Review
    0

    Amazon Baby Registry Welcome Box Review

    3 months ago

    If you're pregnant and looking for free baby goodies, you'll want to read this review of the Amazon Baby Registry Baby Box.

  • Walmart Baby Box Subscription Review – Prenatal Box
    0

    Walmart Baby Box Subscription Review – Prenatal Box

    3 months ago

    If you're pregnant and looking for baby goodies, you'll want to read this review of the subscription Walmart Baby Box.

  • Free Walmart Baby Box Review
    0

    Free Walmart Baby Box Review

    3 months ago

    If you're pregnant and looking for free baby goodies, you'll want to read this review of the free Walmart Baby Box.

  • Free Target Baby Bag Review
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    Free Target Baby Bag Review

    3 months ago

    If you're pregnant and looking for free baby goodies, you'll want to read this review of the free Target Baby Bag.

  • My Dad is Dating Someone My Age - What Do I Do?
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    My Dad is Dating Someone My Age - What Do I Do?

    5 years ago

    It's not uncommon for men to date women who are younger than they are. If your dad is dating someone your age, there may not be much you can do but be honest with him.

  • Cause and Treatment Respiratory Infection in Turtles and Tortoises
    5

    Cause and Treatment Respiratory Infection in Turtles and Tortoises

    5 years ago

    Turtles and tortoises can both develop respiratory tract infections in either the lower or upper parts of the respiratory system. In most cases, the upper respiratory infection is going to be more common than a lower...

  • Dog Ear Infection
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    Dog Ear Infection

    10 months ago

    Some breeds of dogs are particularly prone to ear infections. Cropping ears does not treat or prevent infections. Dogs have L-shaped ear canals that should be cleaned regularly.

  • My Gecko Didn't Shed Properly
    2

    My Gecko Didn't Shed Properly

    4 days ago

    If your leopard gecko has leftover skin stuck from his last shed, find out what may cause shedding issues and how to prevent them.

  • Common Health Problems With Russian Tortoises
    9

    Common Health Problems With Russian Tortoises

    9 months ago

    Russian tortoises are great beginner pet tortoises, as they are healthy and hardy creatures. These tortoises are relatively small compared to others in the pet market. The most important thing that you can do to keep...

  • Pyramiding in Tortoises- Causes and Prevention
    2

    Pyramiding in Tortoises- Causes and Prevention

    4 days ago

    Pyramiding tortoise shells is probably the most common problem that keepers have with captive tortoises, as it's seldom seen in wild tortoises. The condition doesn't necessarily hurt the tortoise and isn't a problem...

  • Best Beginner Pet Salamanders and Newts
    3

    Best Beginner Pet Salamanders and Newts

    10 months ago

    Salamanders and newts are the most popular pet in the world, but they are an interesting pet. These guys typically do best with high humidity and both land and water enclosures (except for the axolotl, which is solely...

  • Best Pet Frogs for Beginners
    10

    Best Pet Frogs for Beginners

    9 months ago

    When it comes to choosing a pet frog, you'll find that there are many different options to choose from, but not all of them are ideal for beginners. First off, yea dart frogs may be brightly colored and visually...

  • Best Beginner Pet Turtle and Tortoise
    2

    Best Beginner Pet Turtle and Tortoise

    7 days ago

    Turtles and tortoises can be such a joy for children and adults. Some are very friendly and personable, which make them that much more fun to have as pets, but the problem lies with proper care and long lifespan. ...

  • Problems with Belly Button Piercing
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    Problems with Belly Button Piercing

    7 months ago

    Navel piercings are very popular, especially among young girls, teenagers, and young adults. They are generally pretty easy to heal, but that doesn't mean that they will always heal without any complications. Some...

  • List of Premium Dog Foods
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    List of Premium Dog Foods

    5 years ago

    There are tons of options available when choosing a dog or puppy food for your pet. It can be hard choosing the right one, but if you know what to avoid and what to look for, you trip to the pet store, grocery store, or...

  • Giardia in Chinchillas - Signs and Treatment of Giardia
    1

    Giardia in Chinchillas - Signs and Treatment of Giardia

    6 years ago

    Chinchillas are generally pretty healthy animals, but at the same time, they are also very fragile. Their skeletal systems are fragile, and their immune system can easily be compromised. The animal cannot get wet, and...

  • Why Cats Meow - Stop Excessive Meowing
    12

    Why Cats Meow - Stop Excessive Meowing

    6 years ago

    Cats can meow just as much as a dog will, so that's just something that you can't get away with if you're looking for a pet that isn't going to make much noise. If that's what you want, try getting a fish or reptile...

  • Hermit Crab Species - Types of Hermit Crabs
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    Hermit Crab Species - Types of Hermit Crabs

    14 months ago

    Believe it or not, there are more than one species of pet hermit crabs. You may even have more than one in your tank without ever knowing it. Below, you'll find basic descriptions to the common species of hermit crabs. ...

  • Is My Belly-Button Piercing Infected?
    148

    Is My Belly-Button Piercing Infected?

    10 months ago

    Learn some of the signs of infected belly-button piercings and what to do about them.

  • Healing a Hip Surface Piercing—Pictures and Videos
    37

    Healing a Hip Surface Piercing—Pictures and Videos

    10 months ago

    If you get a hip surface piercing, choosing the right jewelry and doing proper aftercare may keep it from being rejected.

  • Yeast Infection in Dogs - Dog Ear Infection
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    Yeast Infection in Dogs - Dog Ear Infection

    6 years ago

    Ear infections are common among certain breeds of dogs, but they can occur in any breed of dog if the conditions are right. If you think that your dog has a yeast infection in his ears, you need to have him diagnosed...

  • Mac Computers Suck - Problems with Mac Computers
    30

    Mac Computers Suck - Problems with Mac Computers

    5 years ago

    It's been a long time since I've used a Mac. We had one of the first generation Macintosh computers way back in the day, but since then, it's been PC all the way. When I started my job in 2008, the main computer was,...

  • Average Dog Lifespan - How Long Will My Dog Live
    59

    Average Dog Lifespan - How Long Will My Dog Live

    6 years ago

    Because we love our pets so much, we never want to lose them, but unfortunately, dogs do not have the same lifespan as humans. Now, there are many factors that will determine if your dog will outlive you or not, but in...

  • Healthy Vegetarian Children
    10

    Healthy Vegetarian Children

    4 years ago

    Eating healthy is very important, considering the mass population- children and adults- is considered as overweight. It is important to start healthy eating habits during childhood, so that the child doesn't struggle to...

  • Healthy Diet for Women with Gestational Diabetes
    0

    Healthy Diet for Women with Gestational Diabetes

    4 days ago

    Because there are many hormonal changes in a woman's body during pregnancy, it's not uncommon for many women to develop diabetes during pregnancy. Basically, with the changes of the body, the blood sugar levels rise,...

  • Ketogenic Diet for Kids with Seizures
    5

    Ketogenic Diet for Kids with Seizures

    4 years ago

    There aren't too many people who have heard about the ketogenic diet, and most of the people who have are those who have experienced seizures or know someone who has a seizure disorder. The ketogenic diet is being...

  • Whole Body Reiki Treatment - Basic Reiki Positions
    3

    Whole Body Reiki Treatment - Basic Reiki Positions

    6 years ago

    There are different positions of Reiki treatment, and depending on what your Reiki practitioner feels is best for you, you may receive a full body session or just a session focusing on one or two positions. There isn't...

  • Herbal Remedies to Grow Long Hair
    14

    Herbal Remedies to Grow Long Hair

    6 years ago

    Hair grows about 12 to 15 centimeters each year, which is about 4.5 to 7 inches a year, but it seems when we want our hair to grow faster, it just doesn't. The reason why there the shampoos and products don't magically...

  • Herbal Remedies for High Blood Pressure
    3

    Herbal Remedies for High Blood Pressure

    14 months ago

    High blood pressure is pretty common. About one in every three adults in the U.S has it, and about 1/3 of those people don't even know it. Signs of hypertension may include dizziness or dizzy spells, headaches,...

  • How do Hamsters Communicate
    13

    How do Hamsters Communicate

    6 years ago

    Typically hamsters are very docile and quiet animals, but you may notice that they are trying to tell you or another hamster something, whether it be happiness, contentment, or aggression. In most cases, you won't...

  • Is My Hamster Pregnant - Questions About Pregnant Hamster
    16

    Is My Hamster Pregnant - Questions About Pregnant Hamster

    6 years ago

    It's not uncommon to purchase a female hamster from a pet store and it have babies. It's actually pretty common especially in places that have community hamster enclosures. Having a littler of hamster babies just isn't...

  • Traveling with a Hamster
    10

    Traveling with a Hamster

    6 years ago

    If you're going on vacation, but you're not quite sure what to do with your pet hamster, you have a basically two options- 1) take him with you or 2) find a sitter. Finding a sitter to watch your hamster while you are...

  • How to Train Your Hamster to Use a Litter Box
    13

    How to Train Your Hamster to Use a Litter Box

    9 months ago

    Learn how to potty train your hamster!

  • How to Train Your Hamster to Let You Hold Him
    67

    How to Train Your Hamster to Let You Hold Him

    11 months ago

    With lots of patience, you can train your new hamster to accept being held by a human.

  • Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Allergies in Hamsters
    0

    Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Allergies in Hamsters

    6 years ago

    Hamsters are usually pretty hardy animals, but they can have allergies to food, bedding, and other agents. The most common allergy for hamsters is going to be the bedding or another household agent, typically something...

  • Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Upper Respiratory Illness in Hamsters
    20

    Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Upper Respiratory Illness in Hamsters

    6 years ago

    Probably the most common illness in hamsters besides wettail is going to be a respiratory infection. It's very common among hamsters that come from pet stores, as in most cases they're stressed so their immune system is...

  • Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Abscess in Hamsters
    10

    Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Abscess in Hamsters

    6 years ago

    If your hamster has an abnormal lump anywhere on the body, you should definitely find a veterinarian that is familiar with small animals so that you can have the lump diagnosed. It may be a simple abscess  caused...

  • Signs and Treatments of the Common Cold in a Hamster
    16

    Signs and Treatments of the Common Cold in a Hamster

    4 weeks ago

    Is your hamster getting a cold? Learn the signs and treatments.

  • Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Hamster Broken Bone
    19

    Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Hamster Broken Bone

    10 months ago

    Hamsters are usually pretty resilient, and you're not really going to see a broken bone very often, but when it happens it can be scary for you and your little guy. Broken legs aren't as big of a concern with larger...

  • Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Fungal Infection
    2

    Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Fungal Infection

    6 years ago

    Hamsters are generally pretty clean animals, but they can only do so much when they're not being taken care of. Although, they can kick out all their old bedding, that doesn't mean that they can put in new bedding and...

  • Common Cat Skin Problems - Signs and Treatment
    11

    Common Cat Skin Problems - Signs and Treatment

    6 years ago

    Cats are natural groomers, so they are typically pretty clean and have clean fur and skin, but sometimes they need a little help in keeping their skin and coat healthy because they are susceptible to skin infections,...

  • Caring for Cave Geckos
    1

    Caring for Cave Geckos

    6 years ago

    The Cave gecko (Goniurosaurus) is not as popular of a pet gecko when compared to leopard geckos and African fat tail geckos, but this species is one of the eyelid geckos, too. They range from different locations and...

  • Caring for Chinese Cave Geckos
    5

    Caring for Chinese Cave Geckos

    6 years ago

    The Chinese Cave gecko (Goniurosaurus Luii) was introduced to the pet market in 1996 when the first specimens were imported from Hainan Island China, which is off Mainland China. Their native habitat is thought to be a...

  • Foods Your Cat Should Never Eat - Toxic Foods for Cats
    34

    Foods Your Cat Should Never Eat - Toxic Foods for Cats

    6 years ago

    Cats just can't eat everything that we do, and sometimes it can be hard to figure out what it safe without having a list of dangerous foods. Well, below you'll find a list of foods and drinks that you should not let...

  • Septicemia in Pet Tortoises
    4

    Septicemia in Pet Tortoises

    5 years ago

    I've always been current with reptile care and health, but tortoises are a new reptile to me. I received my first tortoises this year, two 4 year old Russian tortoises. Shortly after, I purchased my Cherry Head Red...

  • Common Health Problems With Red Foot Tortoises
    6

    Common Health Problems With Red Foot Tortoises

    3 weeks ago

    Red Foot Tortoises are usually pretty healthy as long as they're diet and habitat is kept proper. As long as the humidity, temperature, lighting, and diet is kept according to proper requirements, you'll find that a pet...

  • Best Beginner Pet Gecko
    13

    Best Beginner Pet Gecko

    6 years ago

    Geckos are quite popular pets, but it can be hard to find the best one for you. Not everyone wants to deal with insects, and most geckos need a diet consisting solely of insects, and not everyone wants to deal with...

  • Drinking Red Bull and other Energy Drinks Can be Unhealthy
    17

    Drinking Red Bull and other Energy Drinks Can be Unhealthy

    7 years ago

    If you need a boost of energy, there are many options that you can choose from whether it be an energy drink, caffeine pill, or another alternative method of getting that supplemental boost of energy to get you through...

  • Humans Were Not Created To Eat Meat - Vegetarian Diet Is Healthier
    80

    Humans Were Not Created To Eat Meat - Vegetarian Diet Is Healthier

    16 months ago

    There are many reasons why you should have a more vegetarian diet, to include reducing animal cruelty, helping the environment, decreasing world hunger, protecting worker's rights, and bettering your health. Animals...

  • Piercing Needles VS Piercing Gun - Which is Safer?
    34

    Piercing Needles VS Piercing Gun - Which is Safer?

    7 years ago

    Piercings are very common among people of all ages. Parents get their babies and young children's ears pierced, and you'll find adults getting their first piercing. When it comes to your body, you want to make sure that...

  • Before You Get a Pet Turtle or Tortoise
    7

    Before You Get a Pet Turtle or Tortoise

    6 years ago

    You see those teeny tiny turtles at all of the gift shops at the beach, buy one with a small kritter keeper and a pinch of food, take the turtle home, and follow all of the directions from the sales associate. But, do...

  • Wolf Dog Hybrid as a Pet
    88

    Wolf Dog Hybrid as a Pet

    3 years ago

    Is it really a good idea to have a wolf hybrid as a pet?

  • Edible Plants for Tortoises
    8

    Edible Plants for Tortoises

    16 months ago

    If you have a tortoise and you're working on an outdoor enclosure or you're just trying to vary the diet as much as you can, you'll definitely want to consider going outside of the grocery store for greens, flowers, and...

  • Tips for Decorating a Christmas Tree
    12

    Tips for Decorating a Christmas Tree

    7 years ago

    When decorating a Christmas tree, you'll find that it really becomes a challenge to create a tree that is going to be pleasing to the eye versus a complete eye sore. You want a Christmas tree that will blend in with...

  • Is my Dog Dominant or Submissive?
    21

    Is my Dog Dominant or Submissive?

    7 years ago

    No matter what the breed is, any individual dog can be dominant or submissive. It's all in the temperament of the individual dogs. Collies can be very dominant and Rottweilers can be very submissive, or the other way...

  • Common Illness in Pac Man Frogs
    18

    Common Illness in Pac Man Frogs

    7 years ago

    Horned frogs are generally pretty healthy, but like all animals they can develop illness and get sick. If you are careful of where your purchase your frog, what you feed it, and how you house it, you'll find that in...

  • List of Dogs That Do Not Shed- Low Shed Dogs
    26

    List of Dogs That Do Not Shed- Low Shed Dogs

    7 years ago

    There is not such thing as a dog that does not shed and will never shed. All dogs will shed at least a little bit at some time during the year. The difference is that some dogs shed very little hair, which can be very...

  • What is Addison's Disease in Dogs? Signs and Treatment
    45

    What is Addison's Disease in Dogs? Signs and Treatment

    4 years ago

    Addison's disease is the common name for adrenal insufficiency, which is a disease that has similar symptoms as other health issues, making a diagnosis a little complicated. But, once diagnosed, your dog can live a...

  • History of the Domesticated Dog
    5

    History of the Domesticated Dog

    7 years ago

    The history of man's association with the dog is a pretty interesting one that extends into the past at least 70 centuries and involves the early Stone Age men. Dogs are technically a member of the genus Canis, which...

  • Housing a Pet Hedgehog
    7

    Housing a Pet Hedgehog

    9 months ago

    When housing any pet, it's always good to make sure that you can meet the proper requirements before you bring home the pet. It's very important that your are able to provide the ideal enclosure size, accessories, and...

  • Navel Piercing Tips and Aftercare
    567

    Navel Piercing Tips and Aftercare

    10 months ago

    Navel piercings should heal fairly quickly, if you clean them regularly and follow some do's and don'ts.

  • How to Minimize Tattoo Scarring and Signs of Problems
    52

    How to Minimize Tattoo Scarring and Signs of Problems

    10 months ago

    Especially after getting your first tattoo, you'll want to make sure that the healing process is going well. Find out about the signs of developing scars and how to treat and prevent them.

  • Infected Tattoo: Signs and Treatments
    93

    Infected Tattoo: Signs and Treatments

    4 weeks ago

    An awesome-looking tattoo can unfortunately turn into a big infected mess. Read on to learn the symptoms of infection and how to treat it.

  • Tattoo Aftercare Tips and Help
    48

    Tattoo Aftercare Tips and Help

    10 months ago

    You're either reading this because (1) you've just got a new tattoo or (2) you're thinking about getting a tattoo. Either way you must remember that tattoo aftercare may vary from person to person and artist to artist. ...

  • Cesar Millan Will Not Train My Dog
    122

    Cesar Millan Will Not Train My Dog

    16 months ago

    I find that there are many different methods of dog training and there are some methods that work better than others, all of which depend on the individual dog and the dog owner. I have found that some dogs work wonders...

  • Tongue Piercings: the Healing Process and Pictures
    294

    Tongue Piercings: the Healing Process and Pictures

    11 months ago

    Learn about how your tongue piercing heals and view a variety of different pictures.

  • Cow Parade Cows and The Cow Figurines
    9

    Cow Parade Cows and The Cow Figurines

    16 months ago

    CowParade is the largest, most successful public art event in the world, and yes it does involve cows! Well, not real cows, but cow art. CowParade events have been staged in over 50 different cities since 1999. Some of...

  • Choosing Dog Food by Reading the Dog Food Label
    19

    Choosing Dog Food by Reading the Dog Food Label

    4 years ago

    When choosing a dog food for your new dog or puppy, it is just about as important as choosing a good formula for your new baby. Because it is so important to watch what your dog eats, you want to make sure that you know...

  • Dog Intestinal Worms
    21

    Dog Intestinal Worms

    7 years ago

    There are a number of worms that your dog can contract, and it is important that you get your dog dewormed at the appropriate age, as a severe infestation can become fatal in young puppies. Puppies and youner dogs are...

  • How to Stretch Your Ear Piercing to a Larger Gauge
    528

    How to Stretch Your Ear Piercing to a Larger Gauge

    10 months ago

    Although it is fairly old process, it is now pretty popular for today's younger people to not only get piercings but also stretch them. Even if you have a piercing that was pierced to a standard size—generally...

  • Keeping Your Lawn Green in the Winter - Winter Grasses
    7

    Keeping Your Lawn Green in the Winter - Winter Grasses

    8 years ago

    If you are one of those people who hats seeing the dead, brown grass in the fall and winter season, you may want to consider mixing up your grass a little because it is possible to have a gree lawn year round. You can...

  • Neutering Your Male Dog
    232

    Neutering Your Male Dog

    7 years ago

    Neutering your dog may potentially reduce health problems in the future with an unneutered male dog. Before you opt for the procedure, make sure you know all the details.

  • Tips for a Female Dog in Heat
    206

    Tips for a Female Dog in Heat

    5 years ago

     Personality-wise there is really nothing different from a female dog and a male dog. You've got your dominant and aggressive female dogs just like you do males, and vice versa you've got your submissive and calm...

  • Spaying Your Female Dog
    247

    Spaying Your Female Dog

    6 years ago

    I love all dogs- male and female alike- but that doesn't mean that I want puppies. Now, generally when you adopt a dog from a shelter, the dog is already spayed or will be shortly after adoption. But you may still be...

  • Why is My Dog Running Away & How to Stop Him from Escaping
    132

    Why is My Dog Running Away & How to Stop Him from Escaping

    6 years ago

    There are different reasons as to why your dog may be trying to run away, and no one of the reasons is not that he doesn't like you and is trying to get away. For the most part, some dogs just like to get out, and...

  • Types of Body Modification
    8

    Types of Body Modification

    10 months ago

    There are all sorts of different types of body modification. Basically, anything that you do to your body to alter the way that it naturally appears is a body modification, so it includes body building, hair dye, and...

  • Tips for Applying and Removing Halloween Makeup
    2

    Tips for Applying and Removing Halloween Makeup

    7 years ago

    I have never been a fan of caking on makeup on my face, but I will admit that I greatly admire those people who spend a good deal of time applying Halloween makeup to the point where a realistic feel is created. ...

  • How to Set Up a Crested Gecko Enclosure
    84

    How to Set Up a Crested Gecko Enclosure

    5 years ago

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    How To Take Apart and Clean An XBOX 360

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    The Best Pets to Own in an Apartment

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    Decide When to Put Your Dog to Sleep - Putting a Dog Down

    4 years ago

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    Really Cool and Cheap Round Chairs

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    Treating a Leopard Gecko Dropped Tail

    6 years ago

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    Dog Seizures- Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, & More

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    Homemade Crested Gecko Diet

    8 years ago

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    Caring for and Feeding a Russian Tortoise

    5 years ago

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    Caring for an Elderly and Aging Dog

    10 months ago

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    How Trimming Your Dog's Nails- Dog Nail Clippers

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    Tips for Choosing a Pit Bull Puppy

    6 weeks ago

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    What is a Game Pit Bull?

    4 years ago

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    Puppy Temperament Tests

    6 weeks ago

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  • Tips for Breeding Corn Snakes
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    Tips for Breeding Corn Snakes

    5 years ago

    Corn snakes are a popular pet snake. Find out tips for breeding your favorite snake species.

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    Common Health Problems for Pet Snakes

    10 months ago

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  • How to Setup a Leopard Gecko Enclosure
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    How to Setup a Leopard Gecko Enclosure

    6 years ago

    Leopard geckos are one of the most popular pet reptiles because they are relatively small and docile. Because of their size, they require small enclosures, but that doesn't mean that they can be neglected in terms of...

  • Severe Dog Attacks and Pit Bulls
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    Severe Dog Attacks and Pit Bulls

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    Native Habitat of the Leopard Gecko & Setting up a Natural Enclosure

    5 years ago

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    Family Tree of Egyptian Mythology

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    Egyptian Mythology: The Afterlife & Burial Practices

    5 years ago

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    Science Fair Project Ideas: Mice & Music

    8 years ago

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    Five Advantages and Disadvantages to Homeschooling

    6 years ago

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    How Do I Convince My Parents I'm Ready for a Puppy?

    7 years ago

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    Best Pets for Small Children

    6 years ago

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    How to Write a Narrative Poem

    8 years ago

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    How Much Does a Tattoo Cost?

    10 months ago

    One of the more common tattoo questions I hear—besides "Is it going to hurt?" and "What should I get?"—is, "How much is it going to cost?" The short answer is: It depends! The...

  • Invest in a Hobby: Profitable Collections
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    Invest in a Hobby: Profitable Collections

    16 months ago

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    My Investment: The Cost of Breeding Reptiles

    7 days ago

    Although, I have had reptiles for years and have successfully bred them, which started as an accident, but either way, I never really considered breeding for anything but my own enjoyment and pets. I either kept what I...

  • Plastic Surgery For Dogs: Dog Ear Crop and Tail Dock
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    Plastic Surgery For Dogs: Dog Ear Crop and Tail Dock

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  • How to Pull Off a Good Prank Phone Call
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    How to Pull Off a Good Prank Phone Call

    16 months ago

    Practical jokes and can be funny or hurtful depending on how you go about doing it. I find the funniest practical jokes are prank phone calls. People really don't get hurt with prank phone calls, which is the key with...

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    Best Senior Pranks- Highschool Pranks

    6 years ago

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    Cheats & Walkthrough - One Piece Unlimited Adventure (Wii)

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  • Common Chinchilla Ailments
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    Chinchilla Health & First Aid

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    What Morph is My Leopard Gecko

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    How to Train Pet Rats

    8 years ago

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    Kane and Lynch - Tips, Cheats and Walkthrough

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    Homemade Treats and Food for your Rat

    6 years ago

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    Homemade Rat Treats

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    Homemade Rat Diet and Food

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    Symptoms of Poor Hamster Health or Illness

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    Breeding and Raising Butter Worms

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    Breeding and Raising for Phoenix Worms

    7 years ago

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    EBay Scams - Protect Yourself!

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    Breeding and Raising for Silkworms

    3 years ago

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    Breeding and Raising for Discoid Roaches

    7 years ago

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    Ways to Quit Smoking

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    What is Reptile Impaction

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    Metabolic Bone Disease in Pet Reptiles

    6 years ago

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  • Bathing Puppies
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    Bathing Puppies

    16 months ago

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    World War 2 Weapons

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    MRSA and Staph Infection: Symptoms and Treatment

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  • Goldendoodles - Poodle/Golden Retriever Mix
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    Goldendoodles - Poodle/Golden Retriever Mix

    5 years ago

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    Miniature Pets

    16 months ago

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    Slavic, Roman, and Modern Vampires

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    Surface Piercings

    6 years ago

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  • A Guide to Ear Piercings
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    A Guide to Ear Piercings

    10 months ago

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  • Dog Agility Equipment and Obstacles
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    Dog Agility Equipment and Obstacles

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    Fake Rock Instructional for a Reptile Enclosure

    6 years ago

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    Dog Fears and Phobias

    9 months ago

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    Famous American Pit Bull Terriers

    4 years ago

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    Tips for Breeding Leopard Geckos

    16 months ago

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  • My Leopard Gecko Quit Eating
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    My Leopard Gecko Quit Eating

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    Leopard geckos are pretty hardy animals that make great pets, but if you've noticed your pet leopard gecko not eating, there could be many reasons other than the gecko is sick. Make sure that you find out why your gecko...

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    Rats Vs. Mice as Pets

    16 months ago

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  • Signs of Illness In Your Rat
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    Signs of Illness In Your Rat

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    Rat Munchies: Healthy Treats for Pet Rats

    4 years ago

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    Caring For Hamsters

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    Feeding Your Snake Frozen Mice and Rats

    7 years ago

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    Before You Buy Reptiles from a Pet Store

    7 years ago

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  • Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Wet-tail
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    Sick Hamster - Signs and Treatment of Wet-tail

    6 years ago

    Hamsters are not the only small animal that can get "wet-tail," but they are the most common small animal to succumb to it. Chinchillas, rabbits, gerbils, rats, and mice, can all get wet-tail, as it is caused...

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