Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • Choosing Bedding For Horse Stalls

    February 2, 2011
    While it may not seem like a big deal what your horse lays on, in actuality a very important decision. Here are just a few of the different things that your horse should or shouldn’t lay on in his stable according to Katherine Blocksdorf of About.
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  • Five Basic Steps To Saddling Your Horse

    January 3, 2011
    Unless you’re planning on riding bareback, saddling you horse is essential to riding it. Here are some basic tips from eHow. com on effective ways to put a saddle on your horse.
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  • Stop Your Dog From Barking

    December 9, 2010
    Dogs bark for many reasons including tendency of the breed (terriers and hounds), trying to express dominance, creating their own territory, isolation and warning you of danger. For the most part those reasons are annoying to you and those around you (except the warning one).
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  • Picking Up Your Rabbit

    November 29, 2010
    Every animal is different when it comes to being picked up. Rabbits can be especially fussy about the manner in which they are handled. Here are some tips from Lianne McLeod, DVM of About.
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  • Crate Training your Dog

    October 12, 2010
    Training your dog to go into his crate can be effective for confining him when he can’t be supervised, as well as a place for him to call his own.
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  • Deworming Your Cattle

    October 6, 2010
    When your cattle herd has problems with tape worms, it can wreak havoc with their digestion systems. Knowing what to do about it can save you a lot of problems in the long haul.
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