Boas (Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals) by Doug Wagner

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By Doug Wagner

Boas are thought of by way of many to be the main attractive of all snakes, yet simply because they originate within the tropics they require designated care once they are saved and bred in captivity. This booklet stresses the significance of holding right residing stipulations for the boa, describes simple anatomy, and advises on paying for, feeding, breeding, and basic healthiness care.

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The Real Top of the List It’s fun to think about which dogs attract the most attention, and it’s not a bad idea to think of ways to make your dog seem less threatening or less weird to people you meet. But the dog who’s at the real top of the date bait list is the dog you love. The dog you trust with your soul, and who trusts you right back with all his heart. That relationship shows. When someone sees how kind you are with your dog, and sees how much your dog adores you—that’s when the magic between you can spread to another human.

So, if you’re running 20 miles a week, you’ll probably 21 The Dog Lover’s Guide to Dating admire a dog who’s equally athletic and fit. If you’re looking for a special kind of person, you might be best served by a special kind of dog. For example: The Liberal Left-of-Center Urban Hipster. Forget all the purebreds on the 10 Best List. You need a dog from a shelter. How important is this? When John F. Kennedy, Jr. bought a purebred Canaan Dog, he told people it was a shelter mix. The dog’s true identity didn’t come out until Kennedy’s death, when dog lovers worried about what became of the pooch, and the breeder had to step forward and say that the supposed shelter dog was alive and well with her.

We feel uncomfortable in unfamiliar surroundings and we feel shy around new people. Some of us have dogs who love us, but may react fearfully or aggressively toward other people or other dogs. There are some things you can do to help your dog. And who knows, you just might find a human soulmate along the way. Shy Dogs About 15 percent of people and dogs are shy (defined as uncomfortable with unfamiliar places or people). Sometimes the people who have shy dogs—often rescuing them from sad situations—are shy 27 The Dog Lover’s Guide to Dating themselves.

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