Recent Blog Posts

  • Stop the Fleas and Ticks

    August 1, 2019
    Fleas and ticks can be a big problem, not just for pets or livestock, but for humans as well. Fortunately, it is possible to stop fleas and ticks from being a bother, and there are many steps you can take to keep these pests away and prevent infestations before they start.
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  • Why Vaccines Matter for Horse Health

    August 1, 2019
    Vaccines are widely accepted as essential for proper pet care, but there is little regulation and few consistent recommendations about vaccinating horses, whether they are livestock, working animals, show horses, or casual equine friends.
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  • How to Control Flies on the Farm

    July 1, 2019
    Fly control is an important topic around many farms. They may be small, but flies are a big problem if not addressed properly through a combination of farm management techniques and fly-control products.
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  • Calming Your Dog During A Thunderstorm

    July 1, 2019
    I once had a dog named Lightning that was so afraid of thunder he would dart behind our couch for cover. Ironic, I know. Dogs are often afraid of the booming noise and will sometimes be so nervous that they shake.
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  • Summer Tips For Your Pet

    June 1, 2019
    We all love spending those long summer days outdoors with our pets. Let’s face it, they’re our furry companions and wherever we go, they go too. Keep in mind that like humans, not every pet can stand the heat.
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  • How Climate Change Effects Horses – And How to Tame It

    June 1, 2019
    The causes of climate change may be hotly debated, but there's no debate that climate change effects animals, sometimes drastically. Understanding how your horses may be effected by climate shifts can help you be better prepared to keep your horses safe and comfortable in new weather conditions.
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  • The Importance of a Healthy Hoof

    May 1, 2019
    Horse hoof care is an important issue for all horse owners.  While a horse may be able to sustain injury or illness in many parts of its body, the hoof bears weight and so adds hundreds of pounds of stress to any ailment.
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  • How to Prepare For Summer Birds

    May 1, 2019
    Preparing for the best and long awaited backyard wild bird feeding experience possible starts with understanding a wild bird’s seasonal changing feeding habits. • Early Summer: Wild birds have just finished nesting. They aggressively begin searching for food to feed their young.
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  • Detecting Allergies in Dogs

    April 1, 2019
    Man’s best friend can suffer from allergies in the same way many humans are affected by them. In fact, a wide variety of things may cause allergic reactions in dogs, and it may be difficult to pin down the exact cause in your dog.
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  • Spring Garden Guide

    April 1, 2019
    Spring is a favorite season for many gardeners, and performing the proper tasks from late winter through late spring can help you enjoy a productive, bountiful growing season. In late winter… When a few warm days arrive late in winter, it's time to start thinking about spring gardening.
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