How to Play Safely with Your Westie Puppies!

Written by Jeff Cuckson

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Always remain in control with your pets. You want to teach them you arerepparttar 'alpha-dog.' Towards this end, never reward them by chasing after them when they run away from you. Instead, 'hide' from your pups, making them come after you. Tug of War games are good, but never allowrepparttar 146661 dogs to takerepparttar 146662 tug toy from you. You should be in control of it at all times, deciding when to endrepparttar 146663 game by taking it fromrepparttar 146664 dog with a 'give' command. Never allow your west highland terrier puppies to grab a ball or other toy from your hands.

(Disclaimer: Any information contained in this site relating to various medical, health and fitness conditions of Westies or other animals and their treatments is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute forrepparttar 146665 advice provided by your own veterinarian. You should not userepparttar 146666 information contained herein for diagnosingrepparttar 146667 health of any animal. You should always consult and check with your own vet or veterinarian.)

I do hope that you have foundrepparttar 146668 article of use to you.

Good health and happiness

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Litter Box Strategies for Disabled Cats

Written by Nancy E. Wigal

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Your vet and you can further consult on additional techniques and solutions. One such solution is learning to express your cat's bladder to cut down onrepparttar number of cat urine puddles you will find in your home.

Missing a limb:

Cats who are amputees will want to dorepparttar 146602 right thing by usingrepparttar 146603 cat litter box, but due to limited mobility, may get frustrated and userepparttar 146604 floor. They loserepparttar 146605 ability to scratch atrepparttar 146606 cat litter to cover their production, as well as maintaining balance while eliminating waste.

You can find a plastic storage bin that has high sides. On one or both ends, cut a "U" shaped opening so thatrepparttar 146607 bottom ofrepparttar 146608 "U" is about two inches fromrepparttar 146609 container bottom. This will helprepparttar 146610 amputee kitty get in and out ofrepparttar 146611 modifiied cat litter box easily.

You may wish to consider confining your special kitty when you're not home to cut downrepparttar 146612 number of places to find cat urine and feces spots. Give her a nice room with her favorite food, clean water, toys, and a clean cat litter box that she can easily hop in and out of.

Consult with your vet. She may have experience with other feline patients and can pass on "lessons learned" to you.

Very old, or senior kitties:

One ofrepparttar 146613 most frequent problems for senior kitties is they can develop confusion and dementia. The cat then forgets where her litter box is located, and findsrepparttar 146614 nearest convenient place to eliminate. Another very frequent health issue for old cats is stiffness in their joints, which can limit their mobility.

If their cat litter box is far away, or is in a now-inaccessible location, kitty will once again develop her own cat litter box location that is more convenient.

In these cases, keep more litter boxes available, and limit your cat's traveling distance. For example, if your cat starts voluntarily confining herself to one particular part of your home, put a cat litter box nearby. You may also have to changerepparttar 146615 type of cat litter box you're using, if it's too difficult for her to get in and out of.

Once again, your local kitty vet may will have more solutions to discuss with you.

If you have one of these special kitties, it's essential that you keep a good enzyme cleaner in stock at all times to quickly and efficiently clean up cat urine and feces spots. Good luck, and bless you!

Nancy has successfully eliminated cat urine odor from her home, and kept the kitty that caused it. The Cat Urine Odor Advisor helps you save money and stop the damage in your household by offering solutions that work together to eliminate cat urine odor from your home.

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