Recent Blog Posts

  • Pet Obesity: Tips On Ways To Shape Up

    October 1, 2016
    Pet obesity is something that happens to pet owners every year. The scenario usually begins with a trip to the vet at which point your pet is weighed and the veterinarian notices that Bucky the French Bulldog has gained 10 pounds since his last visit.
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  • Difference Between Store Bought Eggs and Fresh Farm Eggs

    September 1, 2016
    If you had pulled me aside when I was younger and asked if I knew the difference between store bought and fresh farm eggs, my response would most likely be, ‘eggs are eggs. ’ Basically, I didn’t think there was a difference and all eggs were just delicious.
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  • September Garden Tips

    September 1, 2016
    The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.
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  • Tips To Prevent Barn Flies

    August 1, 2016
    With summertime in full swing, it means there are longer days and more time you can spend outside with your barn animals. However, summertime and warm weather also means that flies begin to reproduce and will start tormenting your livestock.
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  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    July 1, 2016
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
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  • Earning the Love and Respect of Your Horse

    July 1, 2016
    Horses are intelligent, perceptive animals, and every horse owner must continually work to improve the partnership they have with their mount.
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  • June Garden Tips

    June 1, 2016
    June is a great season for gardeners, and though much of the early season planting is already finished by June 1, there is much more care a garden needs throughout the month to have the best results for top produce, pungent herbs, and the most beautiful blooms.
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  • Flea & Tick Prevention For Pets

    June 1, 2016
    Is your pet starting to scratch a lot? Do they seem bothered or irritated for unknown reasons? Chances are during this time of the year; your pet has encountered fleas or ticks.
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  • Helping Dogs Cope With Visitors to Your Home

    May 1, 2016
    Dogs can have many different reactions to visitors, from excited piddling and jumping to fearful growling and anxiety to barking and aggression.
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  • Why Vaccines Matter for Horse Health

    May 1, 2016
    Vaccines are widely accepted as essential for proper pet care, but there is little regulation and few consistent recommendations about vaccinating horses, whether they are livestock, working animals, show horses, or casual equine friends.
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  • Learning About Different Bird Seeds

    April 1, 2016
    There are many different types of birdseed, but which is best for your birds and feeders? Understanding the different options and which birds prefer them can help you choose just the right treats for your backyard buffet.
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  • Horse Dental Care

    April 1, 2016
    A horse's teeth change throughout its life and proper dental care is essential for your horse to be comfortable feeding, grazing and carrying a bit. But what types of problems can develop, and how should they be taken care of? Does Your Horse Have Tooth Problems?
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  • Raising Baby Chicks Can Be Easy, Even For The Inexperienced

    March 1, 2016
    Many people are opting to raise their own chicks these days. It’s a rewarding experience that can leave you with the freshest eggs on the block. If you’re new to the baby chicks game, then this article is for you. Raising chicks doesn’t have to be hard.
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  • March Gardening Tips

    March 1, 2016
    With the official first day of spring at hand, March is an exciting month in the garden. While it is important not to rush into gardening too early and put tender seeds or seedlings at risk, it is also important not to miss these first days of warming temperatures, fertile soil and abundant rains.
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  • America‚Äôs Most Elite Working Dogs

    February 1, 2016
    While many of us think of dogs as pets and best friends, many of these same animals were originally bred for working.
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  • Do Your Best Birding in Winter

    February 1, 2016
    There is no need to wait for spring migration to enjoy birding. With the right preparation and expectations, winter can be your very best birding season.
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  • Caring for Your Horse's Hooves in Wet Conditions

    January 1, 2016
    Wet conditions can be challenging to proper hoof care, but it is easy to keep your horse on sound footing even during extensive periods of wet weather. How Wet Conditions Affect Hooves Soft, wet ground can dramatically affect horses' hooves.
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  • How Long Should Pets Be Outdoors In Winter

    January 1, 2016
    Many pets love to be outdoors, but the cold, wet, windy conditions of winter can be dangerous, even fatal if pets are kept outside too long.
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  • Remodeling Ideas for Winter

    December 1, 2015
    Now that all of the excitement of the holidays has passed, are you starting to feel the winter doldrums creeping in? There’s nothing like that feeling of accomplishment when you finish a home project; yet it may seem difficult to find something to work on this time of year.
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  • Holiday Gifts for Pets

    December 1, 2015
    Pets of all shapes, sizes, and species often become treasured members of the family, and what better way to include them in holiday celebrations than with gifts of their own?
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  • Perfect Dog Stuffing Treats

    November 1, 2015
    Stuffing toys and food puzzle toys are great options for active dogs, and will not only keep even the most curious dogs occupied, but also provide great mental stimulation for dogs of all ages. With the right treats inside the toy, dogs can enjoy hours of entertainment from these fun snacks.
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  • Best Practices When Feeding a Bird Suet

    October 1, 2015
    Suet is a rich energy source ideal for many birds, especially during migration when birds need more fuel to complete their journeys or in winter when they convert the calories to essential body heat.
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  • Do You Suffer Separation Anxiety From Your Pets?

    October 1, 2015
    Pets are treasured family members, and while there are many documented cases for pets suffering from separation anxiety when their owners are absent, it is also possible for pet owners to have similar anxiety issues when away from their pets.
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  • Can You Recognize the Signs of Dehydration in Animals?

    September 1, 2015
    Animals cannot tell their owners when they are thirsty, and recognizing the signs of dehydration in different animals is crucial for pet owners, farmers and livestock handlers to ensure the animals are properly hydrated to stay healthy, particularly during hot summer months.
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  • How Did Wolves Evolve Into Man's Best Friend?

    September 1, 2015
    Dogs are man's best friend, but wolves can be dangerous predators. So how did wolves evolve to become the canine pets we love? Ancient Ancestors All dogs are descendants of ancient wolves.
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