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I know nothing about turtles except they make me go awwwww!

Identify this adorable turtle! [more inside]
posted by alygator on Aug 8, 2010 - 8 answers

When does unsure become a deal breaker?

RelationshipAndPetFilter: 1 very busy college student (me), 1 full time worker (him), moving in together. I have two cats. I want a dog. He also, mostly, wants a dog. Help us compromise and decide. [more inside]
posted by shesdeadimalive on Aug 4, 2010 - 22 answers

Which to adopt from: No-kill or "kill" shelters?

No-kill vs. kill shelter: is one more "right" to adopt from? [more inside]
posted by DingoMutt on Aug 2, 2010 - 25 answers

Should I wake my dog up when it appears she's having a bad dream?

Should I wake my dog up when it appears she's having a bad dream? [more inside]
posted by parakeetdog on Jul 29, 2010 - 25 answers

The cat's antibiotics need a refill. Again. And again...

I'm looking to buy my cat's antibiotics online. As it's originally a human med, online people pharmacies might work. Googling gives tons of crap, obviously. [more inside]
posted by cgg on Jul 12, 2010 - 9 answers

Pet-safe & waterproof concrete sealant?

Are there any pet-safe, waterproof sealants/paints/etc that can be used to coat a flaking concrete/terracotta water fountain? [more inside]
posted by cyrusdogstar on Jul 12, 2010 - 4 answers

Planning ahead for a pet's passing

I want to plans to deal with the eventual death of my pets. They're healthy and happy but I know small animals don't live too long, and I'd like to know what to do before I lose them. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 9, 2010 - 13 answers

What kind of dog would you recommend for my lifestyle?

What kind of dog would you recommend for my lifestyle? [more inside]
posted by katala on Jul 8, 2010 - 32 answers

Dog afraid of the backyard

Our dog has become traumatized by the recent fireworks (I'm in the US, obviously) and is afraid to go outside at night. Even when he is taken outside he doesn't do anything - this results in late night indoor poops. What can I do to get him going in the backyard again? [more inside]
posted by charred husk on Jul 6, 2010 - 16 answers

Pet Placement Resource Needed in Laos

What pet adoption placement and/or listing resources exist in Laos, for a found stray kitten? [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jun 30, 2010 - 8 answers

What's it like for cats having teeth extracted?

Vet says cat's tooth extraction surgery will be difficult and painful. Is it worth it? [more inside]
posted by not that girl on Jun 24, 2010 - 29 answers

I don't want to have blood on my hands

My parents are always manipulating me, and I need to break away. Long story inside. [more inside]
posted by stedman15 on Jun 12, 2010 - 30 answers

Old Dog, New Home?

I need to find a new home for a 12-year-old collie mix dog. I live in Oakland, CA. More than you need to know after the break. [more inside]
posted by phelixshu on Jun 8, 2010 - 9 answers

Old dog won't eat

Old dog isn't eating well and is wasting away. Need help making some tough decisions... [more inside]
posted by Thorzdad on Jun 8, 2010 - 36 answers

Keep the Kitty Cool

First summer with a new cat and no AC. How to keep the kitty cool while we're away? [more inside]
posted by Flying Saucer on Jun 7, 2010 - 25 answers

Big furry angel bear needs a tiny workout.

How do I trim up an obese dog who has trouble standing up due to weight/muscle atrophy? [more inside]
posted by Vaike on Jun 4, 2010 - 14 answers

Should I clip my turtle's nails?

Should I clip my turtle's nails? Its beak also looks a bit long. [more inside]
posted by KimikoPi on May 26, 2010 - 7 answers

Something between crossing your fingers and the animal ER

Is there a "bible" of home pet diagnostics, treatment, and general health? [more inside]
posted by hayvac on May 25, 2010 - 8 answers

A topical treatment to help relieve my cat's seasonal allergies (and the associated chewing/licking of fur on stomach and legs)?

Is there anything that can be applied topically to relieve my cat's seasonal allergies? He chews/licks the fur off his stomach and legs, and it's too hard to administer oral medications on him. [more inside]
posted by wannaknow on May 19, 2010 - 16 answers

How to honor a pet?

Our family dog (beagle/fox terrier mix) died this morning after 12 healthy years of life. Obviously, we loved him madly and are very, very sad. What's a decent, graceful and private way to honor his life?
posted by davebush on May 15, 2010 - 17 answers

Dog goes to heaven in Toronto, what now?

Our twelve-year old dog is very ill. Soon, we'll have to make some hard decisions. When the time comes, what are the resources in Toronto for handling her remains. Burial, cremation, anything else?
posted by Apollo's Favorite Mistake on May 10, 2010 - 5 answers

Help with our demented dog.

Dog dementia - help! [more inside]
posted by k8t on Apr 28, 2010 - 40 answers

How should I deal with my suddenly aggressive cat?

My cat had an aggressive episode about a month ago and has been tense and behaving uncharacteristically ever since. What can I do to help her go back to her usual self? Detailed info inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 24, 2010 - 11 answers

Feeding Frenzy in the Living Room...

What is the toughest dog bed in the world? [more inside]
posted by fshgrl on Apr 15, 2010 - 21 answers

How to explain pet death to a young child?

Tomorrow morning we need to tell our 3.5 year old that our beloved dog has died. Please help. [more inside]
posted by ellenaim on Mar 27, 2010 - 25 answers

Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat.

I'm a cat lady with 3 rescue cats. I'm seeing a guy with 2 rescued dogs. We want to see if they will get along. What's the best way to do this while minimizing trauma?
posted by Kurichina on Mar 23, 2010 - 13 answers

Will It All Come Down to the Smell of the Pee...

I've been thinking of adopting a cat from the local shelter...HOWEVER...I am starting to hesitate because of all the problems people have with cat pee. [more inside]
posted by The ____ of Justice on Mar 19, 2010 - 52 answers

How can my dog and my brother and his kids get along?

Recently I got a dog. He's doing great, I'm doing great, it's been nearly 3 months since I got him from the shelter. Problem: He's meeting my brother and his kids, in a few weeks (family reunion weekend), and my brother has a strong fear, maybe even a phobia of dogs. What can I do to put him at ease, navigate the situation and help everyone get through this unscathed? [more inside]
posted by Elfasi on Mar 17, 2010 - 28 answers

New cats and old pee - a real problem

Is there any real way to dissuade my cats from urinating on the walls/carpet of our apartment where previous tenants' cats have urinated previously? [more inside]
posted by khelvan on Mar 13, 2010 - 13 answers

Furry Suits!

What is the best lint brush to remove pet hair from clothes? [more inside]
posted by Kurichina on Mar 4, 2010 - 18 answers

How do to a home exchange with pets?

What do you do about your pets during an international home exchange of 1-3 months? [more inside]
posted by gottabefunky on Feb 15, 2010 - 3 answers

How to treat dog ringworm at home?

How can I treat puppy ringworm at home/over-the-counter? [more inside]
posted by jwfree on Feb 7, 2010 - 12 answers

Help with a Cushing's Dog?

Our dog has Cushing's Disease. Now what? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Feb 6, 2010 - 10 answers

Should we get a pet? Google research seems to say 'yes'.

Can pets really ease depression? My husband is suffering from work-related depression at the moment, he is seeing a therapist for this. When we were discussing getting a pet, we thought it would be best to ask the therapist before going ahead with the idea. The therapist's answer was: if you want one, get one. The problem is that we do not know if it is a good idea or not. [more inside]
posted by tweemy on Jan 30, 2010 - 41 answers

Are these dogs being fed enough?

A 130-lb Mastiff on 3 cups of food a day? Seriously? [more inside]
posted by blazingunicorn on Jan 28, 2010 - 34 answers

How to help pet with IMHA

My cat has Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia. YANAV, but please tell me your experiences with a pet diagnosed with IMHA. [more inside]
posted by motsque on Jan 28, 2010 - 3 answers

Break My Cat's Trance!

Cat Behavioralist Filter: Can I get my cat to stop chewing on her tail in a trance-like fashion? [more inside]
posted by airguitar2 on Jan 19, 2010 - 14 answers

Dog Barking & Separation Anxiety Issues

How do I get my newly adopted 2 year old dog to stop whining & barking when I'm gone at work? [more inside]
posted by cuando on Jan 4, 2010 - 18 answers

Do tabby stripes grow or do tabbys grow more stripes?

Do tabby cats grow more stripes as they get older, or do their stripes just get bigger? [more inside]
posted by ish__ on Dec 16, 2009 - 12 answers

Where can I find a pet boarding service/dogsitter on a short notice?

I need to find a dogsitter / pet boarding on a relatively short notice in New York City. [more inside]
posted by pakoothefakoo on Dec 3, 2009 - 9 answers

Do we pay our whole vet bill?

Our dog died at the vets office after surgery, is it reasonable for us to ask for a refund? [more inside]
posted by missanissa on Nov 30, 2009 - 21 answers

Can someone claim ownership of our dog?

Missing dog filter: How long does ownership last? [more inside]
posted by dozo on Nov 19, 2009 - 15 answers

My kitty is the center of the universe

My cat is used to getting a lot of attention, but is now left home alone for most of the day. How can I ensure she doesn't feel too lonely? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Oct 13, 2009 - 15 answers

Is there a good way to "shop around" animal shelters for pet adoption?

I'm a potential dog adopter. Is there a responsible way to "shelter-shop", and if so how do I do it? [more inside]
posted by olinerd on Oct 3, 2009 - 23 answers

Unidentified Bun Alert

I need help identifying the breed of my rabbit! This is Kyo. One ear sticks up, the other lays against her head. She's a bit smaller than my 2 yr old American short hair cat. Only other striking feature is a roll of fat under her neck. [more inside]
posted by caveat on Sep 11, 2009 - 10 answers

Getting cat through the Channel

What are the chances my cat will be intercepted in the car crossing the Channel? [more inside]
posted by Zinda68 on Sep 4, 2009 - 5 answers

Please help us help a dog.

A question about a dog. (posting for a friend) [more inside]
posted by prefpara on Aug 26, 2009 - 16 answers

Two loved kitties have a happy home - can we stay that way?

Feline leukemia: one cat has it, one cat doesn't. Tell me your stories... [more inside]
posted by odi.et.amo on Aug 22, 2009 - 8 answers

Husky + natural gas = ?

The gas burner was left on overnight, on a low setting. Should we be concerned about the health of our dog? [more inside]
posted by kiki_s on Aug 22, 2009 - 5 answers

DC Filter: Obedience class recommendation to improve recall/ "come" command for my bird hunting-obsessed English Setter?

DC Filter: Obedience class recommendation to improve recall/ "come" command for my bird hunting-obsessed English Setter? [more inside]
posted by picapica on Aug 3, 2009 - 1 answer

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