Recent Blog Posts

  • How To: Help Protect Your Dog Against Fleas and Ticks

    August 1, 2013
    As temperatures begin to rise and you and your family begin to enjoy the warmer weather, it's important to get a jump start on protecting your dog from fleas and ticks.
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  • Introducing Your Puppy to Your Dogs

    August 1, 2013
    If you’ve ever ventured to the doggy park, you’ve seen how antsy dogs can get when encountering one another for the first time. This is entirely understandable and normal for random encounters, but what about introducing a new puppy to the dogs you already have?
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  • Clean, Fresh Ways to Provide Water for your Horses During the Hot Summer Months

    July 1, 2013
    Horses are considered some of the finest animals known to man. Like any animal, during the hot summer months, horses need fresh, clean water to stay hydrated and healthy. Every horse is unique to its own. Therefore, the needs of your horse will differ from the needs of other horses.
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  • Safety Tips For Camping With Your Pet

    July 1, 2013
    Camping is one of the best ways to get the whole family immersed in the great outdoors. Fortunately, it’s also an activity that can also be enjoyed by your beloved family pet.
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  • Making A Backyard Goldfish Pond

    June 1, 2013
    Ponds can be an excellent added element to your garden, but adding goldfish to it gives a whole other dimension. It will be nice to have the just the pond, but it’s also nice to see some wildlife in it.
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  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    June 1, 2013
    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.
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  • Organic Gardening Tips

    May 1, 2013
    In today’s society organic gardening is more popular than ever as gardeners attempt to avoid artificial fertilizers and the sometimes-harmful chemicals in pest control. People are more conscious about what they eat, and want the freshest and healthiest food possible.
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  • The Basics Of Invisible Dog Fences

    May 1, 2013
    To explain the purpose of an invisible dog fence, it is important to know how it works. Basically, you control the boundary that your dog can go by having a wire installed just underground. The dog will wear a collar that has a direct connection to the fence. That connection does a few things.
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  • Tips For Staining Your Wood Deck

    April 1, 2013
    Staining your deck is a fairly simple task and it can keep your deck looking vibrant year after year. If your deck needs to be stained, here’s how to do it: Clean it Take your grill, furniture, etc. off of your deck and get out your pressure washer.
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  • Caring For Your Lawn in the Spring

    April 1, 2013
    Neglecting your lawn at this time of year will result in damage that lasts through all four seasons. Therefore, it is important to know what you must do to take care of your lawn in the spring so that you can enjoy a lush, green lawn all year, every year.
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  • Simple Things For Your Home To Go Green And Save You Money

    March 1, 2013
    Going green is not only good for the planet, it can also be good for your wallet. Here are some simple ideas you can do to do two good things at once:Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFLs)Do you know those curly-fry looking light bulbs you’ve seen everywhere?
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  • Knowing When You Can Plant in the Spring

    March 1, 2013
    Quite often, your soil can be either too hard or wet in the spring to even consider trying to plant. Eventually you’ll be able to plant something, but when?
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  • Things To Consider When Buying Dog Treats

    February 1, 2013
    It’s no secret that dogs like treats – usually as many as they can get their paws on. With that being the case, you want give him the types that will be healthy and he’ll still like.
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  • The Importance of Extra Hay During Winter Months

    February 1, 2013
    It is true that during the winter months riding your horse can become a scarce occasion. This means that your horse’s diet must also change. Since the horse is not as active during these cold months, it requires fewer calories.
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  • Treats Your Horses Will Love

    January 1, 2013
    Although making homemade horse treats may not be practical all the time, it is nice to treat your horse to something special once in a while.
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  • Attracting Different Types of Birds

    January 1, 2013
    The ability to attract a variety of wild birds to your backyard can be accomplished by offering food, water, shelter and nesting sites.   • Food: Placing a wide variety of feeders and food around your backyard will attract the widest variety of wild birds.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    December 1, 2012
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • Preparing Your Horse For Winter

    November 1, 2012
    Everyone that has a horse, who also lives in cold winter temperatures, has a guest house where their horse can sit next to a warm fire, read books and smoke out of the finest hand-crafted pipe.
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  • How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winter

    November 1, 2012
    With fewer daylight hours and longer cold nights, natural food sources needed for energy to keep warm are scarce. Water supplies can be frozen or snow covered.
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  • Why Should I Unclog My Gutters Again?

    October 1, 2012
    It may not be the most flattering chore that you have to do, but cleaning your gutters makes sure that water can seamlessly run off your roof.
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  • How To Care For Your Pet Rabbit

    October 1, 2012
    As the owner of a pet rabbit, you should know the basics on how to create a safe, loving environment for them. There are many things you should know about as a rabbit owner, diet and housing being just two of them.
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  • Caring For Your Yard in the Fall

    September 1, 2012
    The picturesque verdant lawn with accompanying garden, rife with eclectic herbs, flowers and vegetables…this is the image most elicited upon hearing the word “lawn,” but oftentimes, depending on your climate, that phase of a lawn's life cycle may only last a few months.
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  • Detecting Heat Stroke In horses

    August 1, 2012
    If you detect the symptoms of heat stroke in your horse, you should call your veterinarian immediately.
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  • 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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