Recent Blog Posts

  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    March 1, 2014
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • The Circular Health Check for Goats

    February 1, 2014
    An important part of properly caring for your goats is being able to distinguish when they’re unhealthy and need some extra care. Many ailments can be caught and then treated by performing a simple visual inspection of your animal with the Circular Health Check about once a week.
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  • Attracting Different Types of Birds

    February 1, 2014
    The ability to attract a variety of wild birds to your backyard can be accomplished by offering food, water, shelter and nesting sites.   • Food: Placing a wide variety of feeders and food around your backyard will attract the widest variety of wild birds.
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  • Easing your Pet Into the Transition of a New Home

    January 1, 2014
    Easing yourself into a new home is a large feat, both physically and emotionally. The stresses of packing up, moving, and finally accepting your new living space as your home can take many months if not longer.
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  • Preventing Overeating Disease in Lambs

    January 1, 2014
    Overeating Disease in sheep is actually a misnomer. The disease is more accurately termed enterotoxemia. This disease is caused by the bacteria Clostridium perfringens.
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  • Tips for Keeping Your Cat Relaxed

    December 1, 2013
    If your cat is particularly ornery or you are bringing home a new kitten, here are a few tips for a stress free environment. First, there are plenty of ways to tell if your cat is stressed. A cat will puff out the fur on its tail when it is upset.
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  • Minimizing Stress When Weaning Foals

    December 1, 2013
    Weaning a foal naturally induces high stress and can lead to illness, loss of weight, or injury. That means an unhappy foal that is costly of your time, money, and resources.
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  • Deer Health and Nutrition Tips during Antler Growth Season

    November 1, 2013
    So much of what we do in the care and feeding of deer passes relatively unnoticed in the short term. But antler growth season is when “instant gratification” seekers can practically see results occur right before their eyes.
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  • The Products that Make Your Blue Ribbon Possible

    November 1, 2013
    With the number of tools there are for grooming, clipping, feeding, trimming, cooling, and conditioning show animals, it is very easy to get confused about what you really need around to do your best during show season.
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  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 1, 2013
    Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year.
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