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Hide-A-Squirrel and Puzzle Toy for Dogs

Hide-A-Squirrel and Puzzle Toy for DogsDogs love to play, we know that. Watching dogs play is for us as much fun as it seems to be for the dogs. Although dogs can play with almost everything they can find in the world – your home, your backyard or on the walks – there are some dog toys that are juts perfect for endless playtime and endless fun for the dogs and for the owners.

The Hide-a-squirrel and puzzle toy is one of these great dog toys. It works fine as toy your dog can play with by himself but also as interactive dog toy including you into his play.

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Top 3 Terrarium Thermometers

Exo Terra Digital Thermometer with probeWhy do you need a thermometer for your terrarium or aquarium?

I know it‘s obvious. You need a thermometer to control the temperature in your terrarium or aquarium.

Some people even use them just everywhere in their household and I also heard of somebody using it for his chickens.

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Pet Stair Steps for older or small Cats and Dogs

Foldable Pet Dog Cat Stairs StepsCats and dogs are normally very agile, very willing to move, to jump and to run. Well, that‘s true as long as your dog and cat is young and healthy. As it is with us and age our pets might experience the same health issues that slows them down and makes it sometimes impossible to jump up somewhere.

With pet stair steps you can help your older cat or dog getting up where they were used to in younger age. Pet stair steps are of course also very welcomed for small dogs and small kittens.

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Top 3 Automatic Fish Feeders under $20

automatic fish feederWith dogs and cats it‘s quite easy for you to take them with you when you enjoy a weekend trip, go for camping or a longer vacation. But what do you do with your fish if you‘re a fish owner?

Back in my childhood when I had my little goldfish we carried him in his little fish tank to our neighbor who was so kind to take care of him while we were on vacation. Not everybody has such a nice neighbor, I know. Well, for you all here is the solution for you: an automatic fish feeder.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in September 2017

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It‘s great to see what a wide variety of pets our readers care for! Thank you for visiting Animals Small and Big!

Take a look! Is your favorite post among them?

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Best Pet Grooming Brush

Pet Grooming Brush for Cats and DogsAlright, I admit, it might really look a bit weird to have whole post just about a pet grooming brush. But you know what, it‘s not so weird. I have some stories and tips around it that could give you ideas of how to use a pet grooming brush.

Yes, you read right. A pet grooming brush is not just a pet grooming brush – meaning it definitely can have a healthy impact on your pet and a great impact on your mutual friendship. Did I intrigue you? Good.

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What you Need to Know about safe Travels with your Dog

traveling with dogsWe all travel – longer or shorter distances. Maybe we could call our time even the traveling era. Well, there are many travel options you can choose from, none of them should exclude your dog. With a little organizing ahead of time you can make it real easy for your dog to join you and your family on your travels and to enjoy every moment of it.

But there are some points you need to take into consideration before taking your dog on a longer trip. Here are some thoughts.

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Top 3 Multivitamin Products for Birds

Multivitamin Products for BirdsWhen I worked back in Switzerland for a veterinarian who was a bird expert I saw a lot of birds arriving at the vet’s office showing signs of lack of vitamins. I can’t even emphasize enough how important it is for your bird, your parrots, finches, parakeets and whatever bird you have, to be provided with the necessary vitamins.

There are strong signs that your bird might show that indicate a lack of vitamins. Let’s take a closer look at those signs and at what you need to know about the available multi-vitamin products.

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Best Reptile Carrier

Repitat Reptile Carrier with Cover and HandleThere are moments in the life of your pet reptile or pet amphibian when you need to transport him. These moments are most often perceived as very stressful for your little reptile and for you. But you need to bring them from time to time to a vet or to your pet sitter maybe.

A reptile carrier is the answer to this situation that makes transporting your little pet reptile really easy. Make sure though that a reptile carrier is not meant for living. You shouldn’t keep your reptiles in it longer than you need for the transport.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in August 2017

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It‘s great to see what a wide variety of pets our readers care for! Thank you for visiting Animals Small and Big!

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Colorful Dog Poncho

Handmade Dog Poncho from Authentic Mexican BlanketSometimes we just want our dogs to look great. I know, they  always look great. But if we can add some beauty to their looks, it’s even better. Well, with this colorful unique dog poncho you will for sure not just beautify your little dog friend but also get lots of compliments.

I invite you to scroll down in this short post just to enjoy all the pictures of all kinds of dogs wearing this cute poncho. Of course besides beautifying your dog there are also other reasons why you could get your dog this poncho.

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Top 3 Mice Cat Toys

mouse hunting catCats just love to hunt mice. Once we pet-sitted two cats for several weeks, one of them was a real hunter. He greeted us everyday with a prey – with subtle pride notabene. Most often his victims were mice. Did I tell that he was a great hunter? You can awaken this instinct even in your indoor cats by giving them mice cat toys.

Cats forget time and place when they are into their play. What better idea than to give your little cat friend a mouse toy that looks so real that you need to remember yourself that it isn’t.

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