Recent Blog Posts

  • Can You Recognize the Signs of Dehydration in Animals?

    August 15, 2018
    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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  • Keep Ticks and Fleas Away from Your Pet

    July 15, 2018
    I love summertime, but the worst part is by far the bugs. Bugs like fleas and ticks are most prominent during the warmer seasons and can wreak havoc on your pet if not handled properly. Fleas, for example, can swarm in masses and quickly infest your pets and home.
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  • Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticks

    May 15, 2018
    Fleas and ticks are no one's favorite guests, but dealing with these pests is an inevitable part of pet ownership. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get rid of fleas and ticks and prevent them from coming back.
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  • Knowing More About Grain-Free Treats

    November 1, 2017
    Cats and dogs are naturally meat-eaters, and grain-free treats are all the rage to offer your pets. But how appropriate are grains, really, in your pet's diet? What types of treats are suitable and how can you find the best options to meet your pet's nutritional needs?
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  • Home Safety Tips With Indoor Pets

    October 15, 2017
    Every pet owner wants to give their cats, dogs, birds, fish and other pets a safe, happy home, but our homes are filled with many more hazards than most pet owners realize. Fortunately, it is easy to take steps to minimize any risks and keep pets safe.
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  • Preparing for Chicks: Setting Up Your Brooder

    April 1, 2017
    Spring is chick season. Whether you are just starting a flock, increasing the numbers of chickens you keep or bringing new breeds home to try. Your brooder is critical to give for your chicks security, warmth and shelter they need for their earliest days.
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  • Learning the Difference Between Treats and Poisons for Your Pets

    August 1, 2016
    Every pet owner wants to give their pet a special treat now and then, either to celebrate a holiday or birthday, as a reward for a special trick or training or just because.
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  • Leash Training: When Your Dog Pulls or Refuses to Walk

    January 1, 2016
    Leash training is essential for both dogs and their owners. Not only is it a part of good dog etiquette, but a leash-trained dog will be safer and more comfortable out for walks.
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Horse Blankets

    December 15, 2015
    There are many different types and purposes for horse owners to use horse blankets for their horse. You can’t just use any old blanket as many traditional blankets won’t fit or suit the purpose. Horse blankets come in different sizes, colors, and are made out of variety of materials.
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  • Crate Training your Dog

    September 15, 2015
    Training your dog to go into his crate can be effective for confining him when he can’t be supervised, as well as a place for him to call his own.
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  • Should You Be Changing Your Pet’s Food Regularly?

    September 1, 2015
    Once your pet becomes all grown up and it starts to enjoy the same kind of good quality food, there’s nothing else that needs to be done, right? Depending on the weight and type of pet you have, you should consider altering your pet’s diet periodically.
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  • Tips for Washing Your Pet

    July 15, 2015
    No matter what type of pets you have – cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, turtles, etc. – regular baths can be a healthy part of their care, but baths should be given gently to be sure they aren't hurting pets more than helping them.
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  • Tips for Taking Care of Your Dog's Paws

    May 15, 2015
    It's no surprise that your dog's paws take a beating every day – not only are they subject to different types of turf when the dog walks, runs or plays, but a dog also uses its paws for digging and itching.
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  • How to Help With Your Pet's Shedding

    March 15, 2015
    Shedding is a natural, healthy way cats and dogs renew their fur, but loose fur is not always welcome to pet owners – particularly when it seems to get everywhere and into everything.
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  • Keeping Your Pet Entertained Indoors

    November 1, 2014
    As days grow shorter and colder, it may be necessary to keep pets indoors for their safety and comfort. A pet that is used to being outdoors, however, may become stressed and bored inside, which can lead to mood changes, destructive behavior, and poor health.
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  • Winter Cat Care

    January 15, 2014
    Shorter days and colder temperatures can have the same depressing effects on pets as they do on pet owners. Fortunately, there are easy ways cat owners can keep their furry family members happy and healthy all winter long.
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  • Keeping Your Dog Clean in the Wintertime

    January 1, 2014
    Few seasons of the year can be more fun than wintertime for a pet owner. Any dog owner knows how much their pet loves to play in freshly packed snow. But keeping your dog clean during this time of year can be a real challenge.
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  • 11 Fall Pet Dangers to Avoid

    October 1, 2013
    The crisp chill of autumn is upon us, that means changing leaves, cozy sweaters, and lots of holidays. But along with all that excitement comes some dangers for your adorable pooch and kitty. Find out the top 11 fall pet dangers to avoid.
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  • Flea & Tick Control

    June 15, 2013
    Cats and dogs can be warm, wonderful companions. However, those companions will often most likely bring other parasitic creatures into your lives that are not at all welcome.
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  • Small Animal Bathing

    February 15, 2013
    Changes in appearance could signal health problems. Small animals (mice, rats, hamsters and gerbils) are clean, odor-free animals that self groom. An unusual smell or appearance is most likely due to poor health or poor habitat maintenance on your part.
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  • How to Identify & Treat Frostbite in Dogs

    January 15, 2013
    You might think that because your dog is covered in a fur coat from head to foot that it will be protected against frostbite. However, you would be wrong.
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  • How to stop a dog from digging

    October 1, 2012
    A digging dog can be very frustrating, especially if you value your yard or garden. Here are some dog training tips to stop a dog from digging.
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