Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Protect Your Cattle with Aureomycin®

    December 1, 2011
    Anaplasmosis is now recognized as an economically important cattle disease in at least 40 states. Sometimes called yellow bag or yellow fever, the disease is caused by the parasite Anaplasma marginale, which infects red blood cells.
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  • Tips for Making it a Better Winter for Wildlife

    December 1, 2011
    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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  • Treating Rabbits For Fleas

    September 1, 2011
    Rabbits, just like dogs or cats, can get fleas. However, if given some of the same treatment as a dog or cat might receive, it could be fatal.
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  • Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

    August 1, 2011
    Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do.
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  • Calming Your Dog During A Thunderstorm

    June 1, 2011
    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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  • Feeding your Pet Rabbit

    May 2, 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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  • Sizing A Grazing Muzzle

    May 2, 2011
    So you may have a dilemma. You want your horse to get some fresh air and exercise but you don’t want him eating grass and getting sick.
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  • Dog Tricks: Four Steps For Teaching Your Dog To Fetch

    April 8, 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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  • Transitioning Your Horse From Cold to Hot Weather

    April 8, 2011
    Sometimes the spring weather comes upon us faster than we expect. The temperature begins to rise and before we know it, warm days are upon us. Here are some tips on taking care of your horses when the weather gets warm, according to Katherine Blocksdorf of About.
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  • Storing hay effectively

    March 8, 2011
    Making sure that the shed that you store your hay in is in good condition is important. First of all, if it’s not in good working order hay can be wasted (which means your money, too) and secondly it can seriously harm your animals. Here are a few ideas from Equisearch.
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