Recent Blog Posts

  • Who’s Gonna Feed Them Cows? The Drought of 2014.

    March 1, 2014
    As this persistently dry weather continues, I’m reminded of the Tom T. Hall song titled “Who’s Gonna Feed Them Hogs? ” It’s no joking matter but preparing now rather than later might help prevent disaster.
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  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    February 1, 2014
    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.
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  • Feeding your Pet Rabbit

    February 1, 2014
    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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  • Protecting Your Landscape from Deer

    January 1, 2014
    You've worked hard on your lawn and garden throughout the season and you want wildlife to flourish all around you, but regular visits from deer can negatively impact your landscaping efforts.
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  • Tips for Keeping Your Cat Relaxed

    January 1, 2014
    If your cat is particularly ornery or you are bringing home a new kitten, here are a few tips for a stress free environment. First, there are plenty of ways to tell if your cat is stressed. A cat will puff out the fur on its tail when it is upset.
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  • Tips for Making it a Better Winter for Wildlife

    December 1, 2013
    Winter is just around the corner, and that means deer, elk, game birds, squirrels, chipmunks and wild birds are shifting into survival mode. Because it’s a time of particular stress for wildlife, it also happens to be a time when your actions can have a tremendous impact.
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  • How To Cut Down on Treats without Depriving your Dog

    December 1, 2013
    Are you killing your dog with kindness? If you’re giving your dog treats throughout the day, you must remember to reduce the daily ration of dog food accordingly. Or simply cut down on the number of treats you give.
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  • Getting Your Ducks in a Row Before Winter

    November 1, 2013
    Although poultry adapt pretty well to changes in temperature, there are things you can do to give them a better chance of surviving the summer heat. Here are a few tips: Shorter days and colder nights are just around the corner.
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  • Fall is Prime Time to Begin a Supplemental Feeding Program for Deer

    November 1, 2013
    A buck can have the best genetics in the world, but without the proper nutrition, he’ll never achieve his potential. One way to stack the deck in his favor is to supplement his nutrition. Fall is an excellent time to begin this.
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  • Tips to Make Autumn a Happy and Healthy Time for You and Your Pet

    October 1, 2013
    Realize that the nights are getting colder and make sure your outdoor pet has a warm, dry shelter that is elevated off the ground, insulated for warmth, and draft free. Add some soft, thick bedding for comfort.
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