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What Your Pet is Trying to Communicate?
...what your dog is trying to communicate to you? Barking is an important way for your dog to communicate their needs and wants. Barking can relieve stress, boredom, can be an attention getter, and can be territorial. A dogs body language is also a way for them to communicate. The following is a general guideline and is meant to help your lean how to interpret what your dog is trying to tell you. Keep in mind some dogs do not follow the "norm".
...what your cat is trying to communicate to you? Cats use their meow to signal they need something but uses its body language to convey a message. Below is a general guideline to follow but we suggest you study your cat's behavior because each cat can be very different.
...what your bird is trying to communicate to you? All birds communicate with a combination of body language and calls. This can very widely from species to species. Below is a general guideline to follow. It is intended to be a starting point and if you watch your bird closely, they will teach you their own language.
...what your rabbit is trying to communicate to you? Rabbits and other small animals communicate mostly with body language. This information is intended to help you recognize this language so you can learn to understand what he or she is trying to tell you.
... what your horse is trying to communicate to you? Horses use a lot of body language and a little vocalizations. The following are basic messages you can look for but we suggest you observe your horse closely to learn his individual language.
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How Old Your Pet is in Human Years?
Small Animal Reptiles
...how old your dog is in human years? Below is a chart that is generally accepted to be the number of dog years to human years. The ratio is a dog 1 year to a human 7 years. Depending on the breed of your dog, the size of your dog and the quality of life you dog receives, this scale can vary widely. Larger dogs tend to have a shorter lifespan of 10-12 years as compared to small dogs with a lifespan from 12-15 years. Some dogs have been known to live until 20 years old.
...what is the lifespan of my cat? Cats have a healthy lifespan of around 12-20 years. Depending on the quality of life and whether they are indoor or outdoor cats, their lifespans can be greatly affected. Most outdoor cats have a shorter lifespan due to the fact that they come in contact with more viruses, have a rougher life, cars, dogs, etc. If you have an indoor cat, keep an eye on obesity for a healthier lifestyle.
...what is the lifespan of my bird? Below is a general range of lifespans on popular birds. Most birds have lifespan equal to our own. This means that having a bird can be a lifetime commitment and should not be entered into lightly. In general, the larger the bird the longer its lifespan will be. If you choose to make that commitment and take good care of your bird, you will have a lifelong friend.
...what is the lifespan of my small animal? Although small animals don't live as long as other pets, if they receive the best care you can offer, you will be rewarded with years of companionship. Below is a general range of lifespans for small animals.
...what is the lifespan of my reptile? Some reptiles have long lifespans requiring a long commitment of care that should not be entered into lightly. Below is a general range of lifespans for reptiles.