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Pet Care

Pet Care

Date: Nov 22 2002


1. Learn Vocabulary - Learn some new vocabulary before you start the lesson.

2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

Having a pet is so rewarding. If you have a pet, you know it’s also a huge responsibility to care for an animal. Animals need to be fed, walked, groomed, and loved.
Read on to learn more about how to best take care of your pet!


1. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Dogs need a lot of exercise. Sometimes there are places where you can bring your dog to play with other dogs. It is a lot of fun for dogs to go to a park where there is a lot of room to run around. Some dogs will fetch a ball and others will run after sticks.
It is important to be aware of the park rules and regulations. Some parks have a “leash-law” which usually means that dogs need to be on a leash at all times. There are other parks where you can let your dog “off-leash”.
You should contact the local Animal Control division to learn the rules and regulations for the area where you live. Usually dogs and cats need to be licensed and registered with the county Animal Control.
Your pet also needs a nametag with his or her name, address and phone number. The tag should always be on your pet’s collar. That way, if your pet gets lost, someone else will be able to help your cat or dog find its way home.
You should groom your pet often. You will need to comb, brush, and bathe your fuzzy friend. Sometimes people pay a professional groomer to take care of their pet.
If you need to travel and want to find a safe place for your pet to stay while you are gone, look for a kennel, which is like a pet hotel.
Your pet’s health is very important and it’s a good idea to find a Veterinarian for your cat or dog. The Vet will examine your pet and will help you understand his or her medical needs.



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The most important thing to know about caring for your pet is that animals need a lot of love.
I hope this week’s Real Life lesson helps you care for your pet. It might take a little work, but it’s worth it!
Your American Friend,



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Having a pet it’s cool. You always know that there is someone who are really love you. But if you take a cat or dog you must understand that it’s live creature. They needs you attantion always. 

I have cat. His name is Barsik. It’s pretty sweet  red cat. Cats are  all-sufficient animals. Even sometimes egoistic. You can leave your cat for some time that more then 8 hours.  But a dog it’s completely another animal. They look like a human. They will be missed of you if you will absent more then 8 hours. So, the dogs need a lot of time that we should give them. That is why I have cat but not dog. I work a lot. My working day is 12 hours. If I will have a dog she\he will be very miss me. So, than I do not have a time and I don’t have a dog. But I have really want get a dog someday. Maybe its will be labrador

08:47 PM Apr 05 2013 |

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i used to have a pet dog for a few months and he had become a part of my family, but since i'm living on the 4th floor and it's very inconvenient to raise a pet up there, i had to send him away.

02:54 AM Nov 14 2007 |

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