Elgin General Store: Blog Channelhttp://elgin-generalstore.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/http://cdn.newmediaretailer.com/173/assets/v1/343000/343224/thumb_78ba44bc3017c48fe906a3355aec30ff1903ebd87c4589f1adpimgpsh_fullsize_distr.jpgElgin General Storehttp://elgin-generalstore.comen-USCopyright 2018, Elgin General StoreFri, 19 Jan 2018 04:00:23 -0500Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:00:23 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comI Adopted a Pet, Now What?blog_540831514782800http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/54083/i-adopted-a-pet-now-whatAdopting a pet is a wonderful experience and there's nothing quite like bringing your new pet home, knowing you are making a happy difference in an animal's life. But after the adoption papers are signed and you walk away with your new pet, what's next?BlogsMon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500Three Reasons Why Your New Horse May Be Buckingblog_540991514782800http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/54099/three-reasons-why-your-new-horse-may-be-buckingSo you just brought your new horse home. The person you bought the horse from didn't seem to have any issues when riding him, but when you brought him home, he started to buck. What changed since you brought him home to your stables? Katherine Blocksdorf of About.BlogsMon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500Holiday Gift Guide for Petsblog_531681512104400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/53168/holiday-gift-guide-for-petsOur pets are members of the family and it is only natural to want to include them on our lists for holiday shopping and gifts. But what gifts are best for your pets?BlogsFri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Shop Local This Holiday Seasonblog_531871512104400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/53187/shop-local-this-holiday-seasonWhether you need to purchase gifts, greeting cards, dinner fixin's, baked goods, twinkle lights, decorations or even just some extra chairs, a new welcome mat, spare bedding or one more air mattress, the holiday season can seem like it's all about shopping.BlogsFri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500How to Make Pumpkin Plantersblog_524641509508800http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/52464/how-to-make-pumpkin-plantersPumpkins are the ultimate autumn decoration, but you can do so much more than just pile them around or carve jack-o-lanterns. Pumpkin planters are easy to create and there are many ways to use them beautifully for all your fall decorating.BlogsWed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400Training Your Dog From the Pad to the Yardblog_524851509508800http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/52485/training-your-dog-from-the-pad-to-the-yardUsing pee pads can be great for an indoor potty area for your dog, especially if you live in an apartment, need to leave your dog home during long work days or can't manage to let your dog outdoors as often as it may need.BlogsWed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400Most Hyper Dog Breedsblog_521071506874320http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/52107/most-hyper-dog-breedsA hyper dog can be an energetic, active companion or an unending source of mischief and trouble, depending on your energy levels and how you handle your dog's behavior. Which are the most hyper dog breeds, and are you ready for their energy? Is a Hyper Dog Right for You?BlogsSun, 01 Oct 2017 12:12:00 -0400General Fly Control for Property, Yards and Farmblog_521101506874320http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/52110/general-fly-control-for-property-yards-and-farmFlies can be more than just a nuisance, they can actually be dangerous to you, your animals, your garden and your crops. There are dozens of types of flies that can mean trouble, but fortunately, it is no trouble to take simple steps to control all sorts of fly populations around your property.BlogsSun, 01 Oct 2017 12:12:00 -0400Get an Early Start on Your Canningblog_510591504238400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/51059/get-an-early-start-on-your-canningCanning is a great way to preserve a bountiful harvest, create healthier meals and save money on groceries, but it can also be an arduous workload, particularly if you have a large garden and many different types of produce to can.BlogsFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticksblog_510801504238400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/51080/best-ways-to-get-rid-of-and-prevent-fleas-and-ticksFleas 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.BlogsFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400