Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips for Keeping Your Cat Relaxed

    August 1, 2012
    If your cat is particularly ornery or you are bringing home a new kitten, here are a few tips for a stress free environment. First, there are plenty of ways to tell if your cat is stressed. A cat will puff out the fur on its tail when it is upset.
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  • How To Tell When Your Dog Is Dehydrated

    July 1, 2012
    There are several different reasons dogs lose water from their body. A few ways this can happen is through panting, urinating, and evaporation through the feet and other body surfaces. Obviously, dogs replenish their fluids by drinking water or other liquids, and also by eating moist foods.
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  • Building An Eco-Friendly Summer Sanctuary

    July 1, 2012
    Going eco-friendly when building homes and gardens is becoming more and more popular. More people are choosing to recycle and to do every little bit they can to not only save the planet, but save their money as well.
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  • Being Efficient While Watering Your Lawn

    June 1, 2012
    When your lawn is looking brown in the summer and you prefer that it didn’t die, having good watering habits can usually ease your problem. However, many times during the hot weather there are periods of droughts and imposed water restrictions.
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  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    June 1, 2012
    Livestock shows are a great chance to show off your hard work, but to accurately represent your skill you will need to be very well prepared.
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  • Three Things To Consider When Buying Grass Seed

    May 1, 2012
    You may have been looking at a grass seed to put into your lawn but you have no idea what the difference is from one to another.
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  • Ridding Your Dog of Skunk Smell

    April 1, 2012
    If you live in a rural area, the threat of your dog getting sprayed by a skunk is always looming. If you’ve never had the distinct “pleasure” of your dog getting sprayed, it’s like having a wet dog come into your house…times 10.
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  • Throw It To The Birds: Three Tips For What Your Flying Friends Want To Eat

    April 1, 2012
    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology knows what it’s talking about when it comes to birds. Being an Ivy League school never hurts that characterization. For their Project FeederWatch they provided some great tips on what to do, and not do, when feeding birds near your home.
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  • Tips To Close Your Pond For The Winter

    March 1, 2012
    If you are the proud owner of a beautiful backyard pond, it will soon be time to close it for the winter. By taking a few steps in the fall, you can ensure the survival of your fish through even the coldest parts of the upcoming winter. What should you do?
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  • Protecting Your Landscape from Deer

    March 1, 2012
    You've worked hard on your lawn and garden throughout the season and you want wildlife to flourish all around you, but regular visits from deer can negatively impact your landscaping efforts.
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