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How to Stop a Cat Fight

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How to Bring a New Dog Home

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Bringing a new puppy home to your apartment is an exciting occasion -- you're getting another best friend, after all! However, making your apartment safe for your new puppy does require quite a bit of preparation. Failing to prepare could result in damage to your rental, which could mean losing your security deposit. In fact, 10 percent of renters said they lost their deposit because of a pet in a Rent.com survey. Credit: Getty Creative Make sure your puppy adoption is a fully joyous experience by puppy-proofing the space before your newest addition to the family comes home. Here are some tips for examining your apartment from top to bottom and making it safe: LATCH THOSE DOORS You know...

How to Get Rid of Fleas

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Hourglass figures aren't only for Marilyn Monroe and a goal for women everywhere: Your pet should have an hourglass figure too. Credit: Getty Creative Most pets these days are overweight, even if many of their owners are in denial about it. "I don't think pet owners truly appreciate how important it is to have their pet at a healthy weight," says Ashley Gallagher, DVM, a veterinarian at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, DC. "I think people don't believe me or think I'm exaggerating when I tell them an animal's obese." But pet owners should listen, since being overweight puts your dog or cat at risk of many diseases, not least of them diabetes, cardiovascular disease and...