Recent Blog Posts

  • Should Your Pet Be Insured?

    July 1, 2014
    Every pet owner comes across this scenario at least once. The scenario of what will happen if my pet gets sick or requires surgery. Pets are not cheap, but to most they are family and you can't put a price on that. However, you can consider pet insurance.
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  • Seth Kellogg's Bird of the Air: Bobolinks nesting in the meadows

    June 24, 2014
    Some kinds of birds do not seem to be at home in the air. They cling to the earth like winged mammals, crouching and hiding from the eyes of hunters, usually those with greater wingspans. Most of these ground loving species live either in meadows or marshes.
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  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Nesting loon marks finish of Vermont Trip

    June 18, 2014
    In spring it is best to look for songbirds in the morning, when the males are singing and most active. In the afternoon they keep busy with the chores of nesting and feeding, but since food is so plentiful, they might also take a summer siesta.
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  • Is It Time To Shoe Your Horse?

    June 1, 2014
    It might sound crazy to some, but like humans, horses need shoes too. To understand why a horse needs shoes I will answer two important questions. First, why does a horse wear shoes and second, how do you know when your horse needs shoes?
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  • Is Your Dog Socializing Enough?

    June 1, 2014
    Socializing your dog is the process of exposure and habituation to the environment around it. Socialization is important because in addition to genetics, it is the most important factor in determining the temperament of your dog.
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  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Birds of Vermont

    May 31, 2014
    The struggle and madness of migration is over now, and both birds and bird lovers can settle down for the breeding season. The singing and egg-warming duties are easy-time for the birds, but the birders will be doing hard-time.
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  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Nesting loon marks finish of Vermont trip

    May 31, 2014
    In spring it is best to look for songbirds in the morning, when the males are singing and most active. In the afternoon they keep busy with the chores of nesting and feeding, but since food is so plentiful, they might also take a summer siesta.
    read more
  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Visiting the coast for migrating shorebirds

    May 31, 2014
    All through the spring we await the birds arriving from the south. Those that have spent the winter in southern states arrive in March and April. Those that must fly from the tropics appear here in May. The last to come on the doorstep of June are the shorebirds.
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  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Bobolinks nesting in the meadows

    May 31, 2014
    Some kinds of birds do not seem to be at home in the air. They cling to the earth like winged mammals, crouching and hiding from the eyes of hunters, usually those with greater wingspans. Most of these ground loving species live either in meadows or marshes.
    read more
  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Many cuckoos in the valley

    May 27, 2014
    The cuckoo first called on the 14th of May, one of the few hot days during the month. Since then it has been muttering in the wild tangles of brush around the house, but did not show its face until a few days ago.
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