Recent Blog Posts

  • How Birds Survive Winter – And How We Can Help

    February 1, 2016
    Falling temperatures, less food, severe storms and hungry predators all make winter a harsh season for birds, but our feathered friends have many tricks to survive even the worst winter.
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  • Caring for Your Horse's Hooves in Wet Conditions

    January 1, 2016
    Wet conditions can be challenging to proper hoof care, but it is easy to keep your horse on sound footing even during extensive periods of wet weather. How Wet Conditions Affect Hooves Soft, wet ground can dramatically affect horses' hooves.
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  • Winterize Your Bird Baths

    December 15, 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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  • What You Should Know For Getting Your Horse Shod for Fall/Winter

    November 15, 2015
    It is generally accepted that finding the right horseshoe is extremely important for riding in temperate climates in the winter. Riding outdoors in the winter demands a special type of shoe that prevents your horse from serious injury.
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  • How To Prevent Dry Skin In Your Pet

    October 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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  • The Importance of Selecting Quality Hay

    September 15, 2015
    Whether you have horses, cattle, sheep, goats or other livestock, good quality hay is an essential part of their diet, and it is important to choose only the best hay to feed your animals.
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  • Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

    August 1, 2015
    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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  • Maintaining Horse Hydration: The Roles of Water and Salt

    August 1, 2015
    Keeping your horse hydrated is a key component in keeping him healthy. There are several ways to ensure that your horse drinks enough and maintains hydration. Read more
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  • Protect Your Horse From Worms and Germs

    July 1, 2015
    While some worms and germs are beneficial to horses for proper digestive health and an overall healthy immune system, and many others are harmless, there are some pests and parasites that can cause serious health problems even leading to disabilities and death.
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  • Symptoms of and Treating Heat Stress in Your Pets

    July 1, 2015
    Signs of heat stress are:- Heavy panting- Glazed eyes- Anxious expression- Refusal to obey commands- Rapid pulse- Unsteady, staggering gait- Vomiting- Purple tongue If your pet becomes overheated, it is a true medical emergency. Take charge.
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