Recent Blog Posts

  • All About Hummingbirds

    June 1, 2016
    Hummingbirds are fascinating, but how much do you really know about these flying jewels? Top 10 Questions About Hummingbirds How many types of hummingbirds are there? There are more than 300 species of hummingbirds, but there are only about a dozen species that regularly visit the United States.
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  • Tips To Prevent Barn Flies

    May 1, 2016
    With summertime in full swing, it means there are longer days and more time you can spend outside with your barn animals. However, summertime and warm weather also means that flies begin to reproduce and will start tormenting your livestock.
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  • No Hummingbirds at Your Feeders? We Have Solutions!

    April 15, 2016
    Hummingbirds are some of the most desirable backyard birds, but if they aren't finding your backyard to their liking, there are many steps you can take to attract them to your feeders.
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  • Starting Your Flock

    March 15, 2016
    It can be exciting to start a new flock of chickens, and the benefits – entertaining pets, unique company, fresh eggs and healthy meat – are equally exciting, but it is important to start the flock carefully so your poultry will be happy in their new home.
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  • Raising Baby Chicks Can Be Easy, Even For The Inexperienced

    March 1, 2016
    Many people are opting to raise their own chicks these days. It’s a rewarding experience that can leave you with the freshest eggs on the block. If you’re new to the baby chicks game, then this article is for you. Raising chicks doesn’t have to be hard.
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  • Soothing Your Teething Puppy

    February 15, 2016
    Just like human babies, puppies also feel pain and discomfort while their teeth are erupting. The easiest way to tell is if your puppy is chewing a lot. Whether it’s a toy or your finger, your puppy may be chewing a lot to relive the pain it feels from teething.
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  • Three Helpful Tips for Birdhouse Placement

    January 20, 2016
    You’ve either just built a birdhouse or you bought one and now you’d like to know where to put it to attract the birds. Here are three tips on positioning your birdhouse.
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  • How Different Bird Feeders Attract Different Birds

    January 1, 2016
    Different birds have different feeding styles and preferences. Knowing the specific types of birds you wish to attract will assist in getting the right kinds of feeders to attract the desired types. To attract the greatest variety, it’s best to provide several different feeder types.
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  • Benefits of Coconut Oil for Your Pets

    December 15, 2015
    Coconut oil has many benefits when added to a human's diet, but how can it benefit your pets? Added as a gentle supplement to a nutritious diet, coconut oil can be useful for both cats and dogs. What Is Coconut Oil?
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  • Dog Begging Prevention Tips

    December 1, 2015
    Dogs can be cute, heart-breaking and irresistible when they whine, paw, bark or otherwise beg for a treat during dinnertime, but begging behavior isn't desirable. By understanding what begging is and isn't, dog owners don't need to feel bad about taking steps to stop their dog from begging.
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  • Healthy Snacking For Your Pets

    November 1, 2015
    The problem with keeping pets healthy is that often times they eat as much as we do. Our pets love snacking just as much any human out there.
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  • Giving Your Pet the Best Possible Care

    October 15, 2015
    A pet can quickly become a valued member of the family, and they deserve the best care their owners can provide.
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  • Getting a Grip on Dog Leashes

    October 1, 2015
    Dog leashes are a necessary part of walking your dog. Since you're likely use one on a daily basis, it’s good to know the different types and their purposes:StandardYour standard leash just has your standard 6-foot long lead with a loop at one end and a clip for the collar at the other.
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  • 5 Steps to Stop Your Horse From Pawing

    September 15, 2015
    There are many reasons why a horse may be pawing at the ground – it may be bored or restless, playful, anxious, stressed or simply seeking attention – but once you understand why your horse is pawing, you can take simple steps to stop the undesirable behavior.
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  • How Did Wolves Evolve Into Man's Best Friend?

    September 1, 2015
    Dogs are man's best friend, but wolves can be dangerous predators. So how did wolves evolve to become the canine pets we love? Ancient Ancestors All dogs are descendants of ancient wolves.
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  • How to Choose the Right Food for Your Dog

    August 17, 2015
    Good food is the key to good health and a long life for your dog, but there are dozens of dog foods to choose from.
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  • How Birds Migrate

    August 1, 2015
    When birds migrate, many of us think of a flock of geese flying South in a V-shaped formation. However, birds migrate for many different reasons in many different ways.
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  • Cooling Down Your Horse When It’s Hot Outside

    July 2, 2015
    When there’s hot weather outside, it’s essential that you keep your horses cool. Here are some tips on keeping their temperature regulated even when the weather is hot: Water The most obvious thing to keep an eye out for is also one of the most important.
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  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    June 15, 2015
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • Ideas for Decreasing Heat Stress in Horses

    June 2, 2015
    As summer drags on, heat can become a serious problem for many horses. The primary way horses cool themselves is through sweating.
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  • Maintaining Horse Hydration: The Roles of Water and Salt

    May 14, 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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  • How to Avoid 10 Common Lawn and Garden Problems

    May 1, 2015
    No matter how well you care for your lawn, some pests and problems are bound to appear, but you can be prepared for these top 10 common lawn and garden problems and take steps right away to minimize any unwanted difficulties.
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  • Essentials for Backyard Birding

    April 1, 2015
    Getting started as a backyard birder is easy, inexpensive and enjoyable. Birders need to meet birds' needs in their backyard as well as their own birding needs to enjoy every feathered friend that flits through their yard.
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  • April Gardening Tips

    April 1, 2015
    It’s almost that time of the year again. April is upon us and you know what that means. It’s time to break out your tools and go to work on your garden.
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  • Keep Poultry Diseases “Cooped Up”

    March 1, 2015
    You're the best protection your birds have. By taking the necessary steps, you can reduce the risk of disease-causing germs going to or coming from your home or farm.
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