Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Keep your Rabbit Healthy and Happy During the Summer

    August 1, 2011
    Although we humans typically look forward to the summer months, rabbits don’t tolerate heat well. They thrive in temperatures between 60º and 70º. So observe your rabbit daily to gauge how he’s coping with the summer heat.
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  • Tips for Keeping your Poultry Hydrated During Hot Weather

    July 8, 2011
    Water is essential in your poultry surviving the hot weather. Here are some tips for keeping your poultry hydrated during the summer months. Position water containers in the shade. If water is too hot (or too cold) chickens will not drink enough to keep egg production up.
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  • Cool Pet Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

    July 8, 2011
    Just like their human companions, dogs and cats enjoy the carefree and playful summer months. During the days when the temperature and humidity soar, you need to take special care to keep your pets safe and comfortable. Due to their limited ability to keep cool, pets can become overheated quickly.
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  • Road Trip! Transporting A Dog In A Car

    June 16, 2011
    Driving with your dog may be a regular occurrence or maybe you’ve never done it before. Either way, going on a long road trip is a whole different experience.
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  • Removing Ticks From Your Pets

    June 16, 2011
    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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  • Dog Tricks: Four Steps For Teaching Your Dog To Fetch

    April 15, 2011
    Armed with just a few tennis balls, you can train your dog to fetch - an activity that’s fun for a day in the park or in your backyard. Here are some steps to teach your dog:1) Get your dog interestedGet your dog interested in the ball by teasing him a little bit with it.
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  • Cleaning Horse Hooves

    April 15, 2011
    The importance of cleaning your horses’ hooves is two-fold: The first is that they need to be cleaned and the second is that by cleaning your horses’ hooves when they need it is a proactive way to spot potential problems that may develop there.
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  • Feeding your Pet Rabbit

    March 15, 2011
    When you’re feeding your pet rabbit you may be inclined just to use pellets. A diet high in pellets can lead to health problems so you will need to substitute other things in as well. Here are some other foods that should be included according to Lianne McLeod, DVM of About.
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