Recent Blog Posts

  • Health Benefits of Aquarium Fish

    December 1, 2013
    Do you have a stressful life, high blood pressure, insomnia? Keeping an aquarium may be good therapy for you. Studies going back as far as the late 80's have shown that gazing at aquarium fish reduces stress and subsequently lowers blood pressure.
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  • Removing Ticks From Your Pets

    November 1, 2013
    Ticks are disgusting little insects that survive by sucking blood from their hosts, often times from your four-legged friend. Here are some tips to get that pestering tick out: You should check your animal pretty regularly to see if it has ticks on it.
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  • Walking Your Dog: 4 Simple Ways to Keep it Interesting

    November 1, 2013
    Walking your dog is an essential activity but that doesn't mean you can't keep it interesting for both you and your dog. These tips below can help you achieve this while keeping safe, too: Go to new placesAs I’m sure you’ve witnessed, your dog loves to experience new sights and smells.
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  • Outdoor Activities to Enjoy With Your Pet

    October 1, 2013
    Regular exercise is one of the main pre-requisites for health, longevity, and happiness for humans and house pets alike. There are boundless opportunities to enjoy quality time with your furry friend in the great outdoors while maximizing the accompanied health benefits.
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  • Four Snacks Your Bird Will Love

    September 1, 2013
    Unlike some pets like cats and dogs, feeding birds certain types of food usually reserved for humans can actually be healthy for them. Here are just a few suggestions according to Alyson Burgess of About.
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  • Tips For Feeding Your Hunting Dog

    September 1, 2013
    A large part of having a hunting dog that performs well rests with how much energy he has. Much of your hunting dog’s energy, and how long he has it for, involves the diet that you keep him on.
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  • Choosing The Right Type Of Dog For Your Home

    August 1, 2013
    So you’ve made the decision to bring a four footed friend into your home. Before you choose which breed, it is important to know that certain breeds have different needs and personalities. Do you have a yard and house with adequate space that a large, active dog will require?
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  • Treating Rabbits For Fleas

    July 1, 2013
    Rabbits, just like dogs or cats, can get fleas. However, if given some of the same treatment as a dog or cat might receive, it could be fatal.
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  • Essential Tips For Flying With Your Dog

    July 1, 2013
    There may be times when you are forced to fly with your dog in tow. While there are a few different options available to you, the most important thing should always be the dog’s comfort.
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  • Fanciful Finches

    June 1, 2013
    Did You Know? Finches are one of the smallest birds on the Earth and belong to the largest bird family. Finches range in length from about 4 to 11 inches.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Healthy

    May 1, 2013
    Bird enthusiasts enjoy watching birds eat and bathe in their backyards. Here are some important tips to help maintain healthy wild birds:• Keep feeders free from debris, droppings and old seed that has gotten wet and possibly moldy. Moldy seed can spread sickness and disease.
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  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    May 1, 2013
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • Spring Pond Cleaning

    April 1, 2013
    Step 1 - CleaningThe most important task in preparing a pond for the new season is to eliminate any leftover organic residue. Use a pond net or skimmer net to remove leaves, twigs, and debris from inside the pond.
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  • Spring Cleaning Barn Maintenance Tips

    April 1, 2013
    Clean stalls right down to the floor and allow them to dry thoroughly on a bright breezy day. Let as much sunlight in as possible - it's a great disinfectant. Stalls with dirt floors may need to have the top layer removed and new soil brought in.
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  • Treats Your Horses Will Love

    March 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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  • What to Expect When Your Dog is Expecting

    March 1, 2013
    It can be very exciting when your dog is expecting a litter of puppies. You might be inclined to pamper your dog or change her routine when you know she is pregnant, but it is important to remember that dogs have been having puppies for a lot longer than humans have been intervening.
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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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  • Three Reasons Why Your Horse May Be Tossing Its Head

    February 1, 2013
    While sometimes it doesn’t affect you, a horse tossing its head while you’re riding can throw both you and him off-balance. Katherine Blocksdorf of About.
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  • Why Your Bird Is "Biting"

    January 1, 2013
    While your bird is resting on you, you may find that he is biting you. In fact, it may not be biting at all:Just curious? Birds, just like a lot of your household pets, are curious animals.
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  • Signs That Your Pet Bird May Be Sick

    January 1, 2013
    Diseases amongst birds can be quick and deadly, so it is your job as a pet owner to identify illness and bring the bird to the vet when needed. One of the most common issues amongst birds are respiratory issues and there are tell-tale signs to check if your bird is affected by this.
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  • The Language of Wag: What Your Dog is Really Saying

    December 1, 2012
    The classic telltale sign of the emotional state of man’s best friend is the position and movement of the tail. Wagging infers happiness or excitement, while the well known “tail between the legs” demonstrates fear, shame, or timidity.
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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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  • Friendliest Dog Breeds for a Family Lifestyle

    November 1, 2012
    When choosing a pet, it is very important to consider the compatibility between your home situation and the tendencies of the animal you would like to own.
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  • Fall Fashion - Hayrides to Halloween

    October 1, 2012
    The sun is gradually dipping below the western horizon earlier each night, and the cool Canadian breeze is slowly creeping its way down from the Arctic.
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  • Safe and Cost Effective Ways to Decorate this Halloween

    October 1, 2012
    There are many safe and cost effective ways to decorate this Halloween. Prepare for this upcoming Halloween by decorating the outside of your home with a wide assortment of scary critters, pumpkins, gourds, and other items that are fall seasonal colors.
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