Using Positive Reinforcement For A Misunderstood Dog

How To Acclimate Your Puppy To Regular Nail Clippings

22 September

Trimming a dog’s nails is an important part of keeping his body healthy, but it’s not always an easy task. Dogs are often reluctant to let you handle their feet, generally out of fear, and it’s even harder with puppies. Even so, acclimating your puppy to regular nail clippings while they’re young will help to […]

Why You Should Keep Your Cat Indoors

27 August

Although pet cats are domesticated animals, some owners believe that cats can only be happy if they are allowed to roam free outdoors. However, as responsible stewards of their pets, owners should be aware of the many dangers faced by outdoor cats. These dangers include: Physical trauma Physical harm can come from many sources when […]

Deworming, Fecal Testing, Or Both – Keeping Your Horse Free Of Internal Parasites

04 August

As a horse owner, you want to be sure your horse is healthy. This includes doing all you can to keep them free of internal parasites. There are a few preventative methods, and you’ll find horse owners that swear theirs is the best. The responsible thing to do is gather information, then make your decision […]

Understanding The Danger And Removal Of Skunks

16 July

If you live in a rural area, chances are good that you’ve smelled a skunk before, even if just while traveling down the highway. This can be a miserable encounter if experienced up close and personal, which is why you need to be sure that you are doing everything possible to heed the warnings, understand […]

Horsing Around Safely: Horseback Riding Safety Tips For Kids

22 June

At some point, what child doesn’t want a pony or a horse? Even as our world becomes increasingly digitized and technocentric, horseback riding remains one of the most popular hobbies for children. If you’re considering signing up your child for horseback riding lessons this summer, it’s important to teach them some basic safety rules before […]

Helping Fido Fend Off Heartworm Disease

03 June

Heartworm disease is a very real threat to dogs widely, and it can easily be contracted when pets are left untreated or protected from this condition. Veterinarians will give a quick and inexpensive Heartworm test before prescribing oral preventatives that should keep your dog free from the risks of this lethal disease, often that is […]

Understanding The History Behind Unique Dog Grooming Techniques

24 February

Dog shows are wonderful places to marvel at extreme grooming methods. What you may not know is that the grooming behind these dogs is actually historically rooted. Here are three dog breeds with interesting grooming routines that are reminiscent of the dogs’ original purposes. Poodle Today’s Poodle owners usually groom their dogs with a Continental […]