Easy Tips for Healthy Pets

Written by Dr George W Graham

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What do you use to clean your counter tops? Where do you store it? Can your pet get to it? Can your kids get to it?

A large number of children and pets are poisoned each year because household products are very attractive to inquisitive minds. There are a lot of products onrepparttar 125757 market that won't harm anyone if swallowed.

We had one 6 month old child find and swallow a cleanser. The parents didn't think he was old enough to get torepparttar 125758 open bottle.

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3) Mold inrepparttar 125759 home Most people consider mold inrepparttar 125760 home an unattractive nuisance. But it can cause allergic reactions in children AND pets.

One house we investigated had two sick, allergic, asthmatic kids. But they called us in whenrepparttar 125761 dog started sneezing.

Does your pet sleep inrepparttar 125762 laundry room? Lots of mold there too.

Mold can cause: * Allergies, * sinus problems, * itching, * stomach problems, * hyperactivity, * skin and hair problems.

This list applies both to kids and pets.

But be careful about what you use to clean awayrepparttar 125763 mold. Bleach doesn't kill mold but does burn sensitive lungs.

Don't use any product that your store owner or pest control person won't drink in front of you.

For more info on mold and what it can do to you and your pet, go to:


Remember - if you use this article as your guide, your pups and cats will love you for a long, long time.

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Dr Graham graduated from the University of Tennessee Medical Units at Memphis Tennessee. During a tour in the Army he helped develop many of the concepts dealing with Sick Building Syndrome. He currently is the CEO of Tennessee Mold and chief researcher for Mold Lab Intíl.

He has linked moldy homes to ADHD, Lupus, CFS and several other inflammatory diseases. He is currently doing research into mold and Alzheimerís, arthritis and MS.

The Artful Dog Shopper

Written by Tina Spriggs

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Or if it's for you, you could put something like, "This is my faithful watch dog, Bessie."

Or, if you have lost your beloved companion, as we did last year, you could write something like, "In loving memory of Lucky. The best bird dog a guy could have."

In either instance, you could certainly put whatever you think suitsrepparttar receiver best, those are just some examples.

Our favorite picture is of our late but beautiful yellow Labrador, Lucky. She was out inrepparttar 125756 field with my husband one day and had been searching and searching for a mallard lost inrepparttar 125757 tules.

When my husband was ready to give up and call her back, she brought in one ofrepparttar 125758 prettiest birds you ever saw, and she was so proud. The picture was snapped and now is forever matted inrepparttar 125759 most appropriate frame: A ceramic model with a yellow dog chasing some flying mallards.

Go get 'em, Lucky.

Tina Spriggs is an expert dog lover whose lifelong interest in canines provides the motivation for her site. To learn more about dogs or to find gifts and toys for them visit her site Dog-Gifts-and-Toys-for-Dog-Lovers.com. Copyright 2004. All rights reserved.

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