Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips For Clicker Training

    January 1, 2013
    Much of training a dog is about association. That’s the main purpose of having a clicker, a small inexpensive device that makes a distinct clicking noise when you hit the button. By having this tool, you have the possibility of training your puppy more efficiently.
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  • Purina┬« FeedGuard┬« Nutrition System Provides Feed Safety Peace of Mind

    December 1, 2012
    It’s important for horse owners to understand how ingredients, feed safety and quality issues can affect their horses’ health and performance. Oftentimes, people look at thefeed tag for information on which to base their feed buying decision.
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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

    November 1, 2012
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • How to Adjust Horses to the Changing Seasons

    October 1, 2012
    Changing seasons can bring about potential problems for horses and their owners. Pasture quality changes with every season, but the changes from summer to fall are especially significant. During the fall, there are often warm sunny days and cool nights.
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  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 1, 2012
    Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year.
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  • Deer Health and Nutrition Tips during Antler Growth Season

    September 1, 2012
    So much of what we do in the care and feeding of deer passes relatively unnoticed in the short term. But antler growth season is when “instant gratification” seekers can practically see results occur right before their eyes.
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  • Friendliest Dog Breeds for a Family Lifestyle

    September 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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  • How To Tell When Your Dog Is Dehydrated

    August 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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  • How to Prepare Your Horse for Trail Riding

    July 1, 2012
    One consideration when getting back into the saddle after winter is the condition of the horse. On that first warm sunny day, it is very tempting to head out to the barn for a nice, long trail ride to enjoy the great weather.
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