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Frugal Pet Tips: Cost-cutting Methods to Give the Best for Less to Your Pets | Directory






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Frugal Pet Tips: Cost-cutting Methods to Give the Best for Less to Your Pets | Directory

Cost-cutting methods to give the best, but more thrifty care to your pets.


General Pet Tips and News Highlights

Happier Dogs, Cats, Birds, & Fish: How to Avoid Making Costly, Frustrating, & Terrible Pet Purchase Mistakes

Winter Care Tips and Precautions for Pets, People, Plants, and Possessions: Less Money, More Safety

Vinegar to the Rescue for Your Pet

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Black Dogs & Black Cats: Animal Shelter Workers Say They Are Last to Be Adopted, First to Be Euthanized

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Puppy Power! Dogs & Cats Available for Therapy for Stressed-Out College Students


Dogs: Man's Best Bud

Choosing a Dog: Cheaper, Healthier Dogs, Mixed-Breed Mutts Becoming More Preferred Than Purebreds

What's the Buzz? Bee Safety and Inexpensive Bee Sting Treatments for Your Dog

DIY Dog Fashions on a Bare Bones Budget: Save Money Recycling Old Sweaters & Shirts to Make Cheap, Attractive Dog Winter Clothes & Raincoats

Spend Less Money Treating Your Dog's Food Allergies | Special Dog Food Recipes, Breeds Prone to Allergies

Pitbull puppies in truck, photo credit: odonata98, some rights reserved

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Feel-Good Videos of the Day: Dogs Welcome Home Their Soldiers (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Doggone Bath-Time Blues: Hilarious Video Compilation of Dogs That Don't Want to Take a Bath

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Feel-Good Hero Dog Story: Rocky & His Owner Rescued Two Little Girls from Drowning in Freezing River in Alberta (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Best Dog Story of the Week: Labradoodle Groomed Like Old Dominion University’s Mascot Lion Prompts 911 Call to Police (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: DNA Testing Now Cracking Crimes… of Unscooped Dog Poop (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Here Comes Honey Bow Wow: New Orleans 2013 Barkus Mardi Gras Dog Parade Filled with Numerous Amusing Honey Boo Boo Parodies (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Best Animal Video of the Day: Cute Puppy's Exuberance Over Food Causes His Back Legs to Raise As He Eats (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Feel-Good Dog Story: Rescue Pup "Amazing Greyson" with Amputated Leg Recovering Well, Adopted by Woman in Tennessee (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: There Are Dog Acts… and Then, There Are the Olate Dogs — 'America’s Got Talent' 2012 Winners (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Miracle Dog in Alabama: Daniel the Beagle Survives Gas Chamber, Hundreds Now Want to Adopt Him (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Heroic Mother Dog Rescues Her Pups from Burning House

Budget-Friendly Home Security Tips

Frugal Café Blog Zone: In California, Loyal Black Labrador Braves Traffic to Guard Over Fatally Wounded Dog Friend (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Feel-Good Story of the Week: Paco the Chihuahua Hailed as Tiny Hero, Attacks & Thwarts Robbers of California Store (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: All Creatures Great & Small: Dog Quietly Waits to Eat Until Family’s Prayer Is Finished (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: A Christmas Miracle: Lost Siberian Husky from Phoenix Found After 9 Months in Oregon

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Feel-Good Story of the Week: Devoted Family Dog Saves Missing Toddler in South Carolina

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Rest in Peace, Tech XX… Louisiana Tech’s Missing English Bulldog Mascot Found Dead from Heat Stroke (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Miracle Dog: Near-Dead Pit Bull Found in NJ Garbage Compactor Wins Hearts with Story of Survival (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Best Feel-Good Story of the Week: Stray Puppy Survives Being Euthanized Twice, Hundreds Now Want to Adopt (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Guide Dogs for the Blind: 82nd Anniversary of The Seeing Eye (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Best Video of the Weekend: Slo-Mo Dogs Jumping for Doggie Treats

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Freaky Friday News… In UK, Mabel the Chicken Adopts Puppies As Her Own

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Cheers for Champion Banana Joe: Affenpinscher Wins Best in Show at 2013 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Dog’s World: Malachy the Pekingese Wins Best in Show at Prestigious 2012 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Dog World All A-Twitter: Super Bowl of Dog Shows, 135th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show 2011 (video) — UPDATE: And The Best in Show Winner Is...


Cats: Feline Enigmas

The Do's & Don't's of Making Nutritious & Delicious (for Your Cat!) Cat Food at Home

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Man’s Best Friend Is… Feline? Courageous Family Cat Saves 4-Year-Old Boy from Vicious Dog Attack in California (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: A Mother’s Fierce Love: Devoted Mama Cat Takes Bullet to the Head for Her Kittens

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Too Funny: Cat Circus & "Tuna and The RockCats" (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Adorable: Time for Animal Feel-Good Videos… Cat, Dog, & Dolphins Playing Together (video)


Thrift-minded tips for caring for your pets

Those Furry Rodent Critters: Rats, Mice, Hamsters, Gerbils, Ferrets, Rabbits, & Guinea Pigs

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Simply Adorable: Amazing, Awesome Rat Tricks (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Rabbit Warfare: Family Refuses to Pay Government $90,463 Fine, with Penalties Up to $4 Million, for Selling Too Many Bunnies, Is Fighting Back

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Tyranny: Family in Missouri Fined by USDA for Selling Too Many Rabbits, Faces Whopping $4 Million in Government Fines

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Off-Beat Holiday Feel-Good Story… for Rat Lovers: Adoption for 1,000 Rescued Rats in California

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Tiny Victims: Thousands of Valuable, Cancer Research Lab Mice at NYU Die from Drowning, Years of Scientific Research Lost Due to Hurricane Sandy


Fish: Gotta School in the Pool

How to Create a Goldfish Hospital Tank Cheaply

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Ban-Crazy San Francisco Does It Again: Nanny-State City Considers Banning Sales of Pet Goldfish, Tropical Fish, & Guppies (video)


Horses: Chomping at the Bit

Taking Care of Your Horse – The Frugal Way, of Course!

Saving Money on Feeding Your Horse: Feed Tips for Horse-At-Home (HAH) Owners

How to Save Money Boarding Your Horse

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Holiday Mayhem: Zebra & Pony Run Loose on NY’s Staten Island After Escape from Christmas Tree Seller (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Einstein, Possibly World’s Tiniest Horse in New Hampshire… Weighed 6 Pounds at Birth, Give It an "8" on the "Ahhhh" Meter (video)


Birds: Of a Feather, They Flock Together

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Best Animal Video of the Week: An Owl and Her Dog

Frugal Café Blog Zone: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Feds Fine Mom $500 Because Daughter Saved Baby Woodpecker’s Life (video)



Frugal Café Blog Zone: Bronx Zoo Still Missing Its Deadly Cobra, Spoof Twitter Page Attracks Thousands of Followers (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Bronx Zoo’s Famous Deadly “MIA” Cobra Found, Now a Celebrity (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Yikes: Planned $1.2 Million Bike Trail in Illinois Will Run Through Endangered Rattlesnake Area, $25,000 More Being Spent to Figure Out Problem


More Assorted Animals in the News and Other Critter Stuff

Surfing goat is making a huge splash internationally

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Wacky Animal Story of the Week: Surfing Goat Named Goatee Making a Splash on California Beach, Now a Celebrity (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Panda Paradise: Toronto Zoo’s Giant Panda Da Mao Plays in Snow Fall (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Proceed with Caution: Animal Cuteness Overload Ahead

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Mother & Child Reunion: Too-Cute Photos of Mother & Baby Animals

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Ground Squirrel vs. Bull Snake Battle in Arizona Back Patio (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Run, Rally Squirrel, Run! Scampering Squirrel Crosses Home Plate, Causing "Distraction" During St. Louis Baseball Game, Now Has Fans & Twitter Account (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Contaminated Dog Food Spreads Across 9 States, Pet Food Recall of Diamond Pet Foods Expanded to Include Costco’s Private Label, Salmonella Concerns Grow (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Aggressive Wild Boars on Rampage in New York, Feral Swine Are Killing Pets & Chasing People (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: A Family Affair: Three Generations of Asian Elephants at Saint Louis Zoo (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Animal Feel-Good Story of the Day: Deer Stands Guard over Goose in New York (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Feel-Good Animal Story of the Week: Oklahoma Woman Can Keep Irwin, a Paralyzed Red Kangaroo (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Fun, Upbeat Columbus Zoo Music Video: GMA’s 'Your Three Words: Jack Hanna Edition'

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Newest Animal Celebrity: Heidi the Cross-Eyed Opossum Wins Hearts, Facebook Page Has Thousands of Friends Worldwide (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: Heidi, Germany’s Superstar Cross-Eyed Opossum, Has Been Put to Sleep (video)

Frugal Café Blog Zone: "Skin in the Game" Barack-Style — First Family’s Dog Bo Flies to Obamas’ Maine Vacation on a Separate Jet

Frugal Café Blog Zone: "First Dog" Bo in Police Car Is in White House Photo Archives… But Not Israeli PM Netanyahu


Sleeping Cat | Photo credit: tinah, morgueFile
Sleeping Cat | Photo credit: tinah, morgueFile