Recent Blog Posts

  • Winterize Your Bird Baths

    December 1, 2015
    Birds need liquid water to drink year-round. While they can melt snow and ice in the winter to drink, doing so takes a lot of calories and body heat, and if backyard birders provide liquid water, birds will be healthy and their winter survival rates will be higher.
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  • Tips for Training Your Dog to Come to You

    December 1, 2015
    When you get a new dog, one of the first things you may want to teach him is to come back to you. Hollering "sit! " as he runs in the other direction won’t do much good. Trying to chase him might be great for exercise, but not for your nerves.
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  • How To Prevent Dry Skin In Your Pet

    November 1, 2015
    Dry skin in pets is a serious condition for many animals. Dry skin can cause itching, flaky skin, and lot of discomfort for your pet.
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  • Best Practices When Feeding a Bird Suet

    October 1, 2015
    Suet is a rich energy source ideal for many birds, especially during migration when birds need more fuel to complete their journeys or in winter when they convert the calories to essential body heat.
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  • Raking Leaves: Bag or Mulch?

    September 1, 2015
    Autumn leaves with their vibrant hues against a rich blue sky can be beautiful, but they can be a homeowner's ugly nightmare when they pile up on the lawn.
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  • How To Stop Or Minimize Excessive Shedding

    September 1, 2015
    One of the greatest hardships as a pet owner is dealing with unwanted hair in your home. Nearly every dog or cat no matter what their age sheds. Some breeds shed more than others, but all pets will do it.
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  • September Garden Tips

    September 1, 2015
    The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.
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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    August 1, 2015
    Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.
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  • Steps for Washing Your Livestock and Horses

    August 1, 2015
    Whether you want to wash your livestock to make them look their best for a show, be more comfortable, or to avoid contamination that could lead to health problems, the steps for washing your livestock and horses are the same, and easier than you may think.
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  • Keep Your Flock Happy and Healthy

    July 1, 2015
    Whether you have just a few chickens or a large, widely varied flock, a happy, healthy flock will be better socialized and will be more productive layers. Fortunately, happy and healthy go together and it is easy to keep chickens in superb condition with just a few easy steps.
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