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Find out everything important about living with a pet in our Pet Magazine! Whether you have a cat, dog, bird, small pets or aquarium pets, we offer you valuable advice about the care of your animal friend. You can learn about different breeds and their specific characteristics. Find out how specific types and breeds of pets need to be trained, fed and equipped. Read more
Dog Breeds

Lagotto Romagnolo

The Lagotto Romagnolo is considered to be the best known truffle-hunting dog, especially in and around water. Apart from that, dog lovers are proving to be ever greater fans of these sporty canines as companion dogs.

Dog

5 min
Dog Adoption

10 ways dogs show love

There are many different ways dogs show love. Here are 10 signs that your dog loves you. Firstly, it's important to be aware that your own instincts are a crucial factor in understanding your dog's language. After all, each dog is different and you as their hooman know it best. The following ten points merely offer a broad outline. The better you get to know your dog, the better you can judge its body language.

Cat

5 min
Cat Breeds

Oriental Shorthair (OSH)

Things certainly won't be boring with an Oriental Shorthair, also known as the OSH. These intelligent, lively cats with big ears need plenty of attention and don't like being alone. In return, they reward their human family with lots of affection.
7 min
Small Pet Breeds

Teddy Rabbits

Teddy rabbits are dwarf rabbits. With their plush fur and round bodies, they are real furballs. As cute as they may look, you should refrain from purchasing teddy rabbits for ethical reasons, because these little rabbits have a problematic breeding history.
2 min
Aquarium Guide

Tapping on the Aquarium

Two researchers carried out an investigation into the noise exposure of one of the aquariums due to the visitors in the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna, and found some surprising results. They hid an underwater microphone in a one cubic metre aquarium to register the effects of visitors tapping on the glass. Helmut Kractochvil and Harald Schwammer investigated this activity for four weeks, counting the taps per 100 visitors between midday on Monday to midday on Friday, and then from midday to Friday to midday on Monday. They then introduced three different signs with the inscriptions: “Tapping on the glass kills the fish”, “Only idiots tap the glass”, and “Please do not tap the glass”.
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Cat Cat Breeds

Neva Masquerade

Neva Masquerade – a mysterious name for a mysterious thing of beauty! The Neva Masquerade is the point variation on the Siberian cat and shares many characteristics with this breed.
Cat Cat Breeds

Maine Coon

The Maine Coon has now become one of the most popular cat breeds in the world and is enjoying increasing popularity in Ireland, too. This is probably thanks to its authenticity, robustness and excellent character.
Dog Dog Health and Care

Female Dogs in Heat

Although the heat period is an entirely natural process for female dogs, irritation at stains on the new carpet, fear of an unwanted pregnancy or their pet's strange behaviour can cause many dog owners to worry. Find out here everything you need to know about your female dog's heat period and how you can both overcome this without any stress.
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Dog Dog Breeds

Lagotto Romagnolo

The Lagotto Romagnolo is considered to be the best known truffle-hunting dog, especially in and around water. Apart from that, dog lovers are proving to be ever greater fans of these sporty canines as companion dogs.
Dog Dog Training

The 10 Most Popular Dog Tricks

Lifting their paws, standing on their rear legs or catching treats in the air? You and your dog will become stars with these 10 tricks! Best of all, they don't just entertain the public, but also challenge your dog physically and mentally. At the same time, practising tricks together strengthens the bond between humans and animals.