Recent Blog Posts

  • Separating the Bunny from the Rabbit

    January 1, 2015
    Eventually the time comes when every bunny has to be weaned, or taken away, from its mother. This change is one of the most stressful times of a rabbit’s life, but there are certain tricks of the trade that will smooth the transition from the doe’s milk to regular feed.
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  • Basic Showlamb Nutrition

    January 1, 2015
    Feeding lambs for show involves some basic principles of nutrition. Whether lambs are fed commercially for market, or diets intended to produce specific physical responses, we must remember that lambs are ruminants. It is of upmost importance that we maintain rumen health and function.
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  • Tips for Preparing your Rabbit for the Cold Winter Weather

    December 1, 2014
    Can you believe it? Once again, winter is just around the bend. Take advantage of these beautiful autumn days to make preparations so that when Jack Frost makes an appearance, you’ll know your rabbits have everything they need to stay healthy and happy.
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  • Tips for Making it a Better Winter for Wildlife

    December 1, 2014
    Winter is just around the corner, and that means deer, elk, game birds, squirrels, chipmunks and wild birds are shifting into survival mode. Because it’s a time of particular stress for wildlife, it also happens to be a time when your actions can have a tremendous impact.
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  • That’s Not Hay! Three Ways To Stop A Horse From Chewing Tails

    October 1, 2014
    If you have one horse with a nice tail, and all the rest of your herd’s tails are mangled, you might have a tail-chewer on your hands. Seeing these tips in a few places including from Dr. Karen Hayes on Equisearch.
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  • Tips to Make Autumn a Happy and Healthy Time for You and Your Pet

    October 1, 2014
    Realize that the nights are getting colder and make sure your outdoor pet has a warm, dry shelter that is elevated off the ground, insulated for warmth, and draft free. Add some soft, thick bedding for comfort.
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  • Pet-proofing a Room for Small Animals

    September 1, 2014
    Your small pets such as ferrets, guinea pigs and hamsters like to stretch their legs every once and a while. However, before you let your little fuzzy buddy go, you need to make sure that the room is safe for him to roam around.
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  • Dog Tricks: Three Steps For Teaching A Dog To High Five

    August 1, 2014
    When you’re happy about something you may find yourself high-fiving one of your buddies. It’s time to get your dog in on the action too. Here is the way to train your dog how to high five:1) Shake firstThe saying goes that before you can run you have to walk.
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  • Calming Your Dog During A Thunderstorm

    July 1, 2014
    I once had a dog named Lightning that was so afraid of thunder he would dart behind our couch for cover. Ironic, I know. Dogs are often afraid of the booming noise and will sometimes be so nervous that they shake.
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  • Cool Pet Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

    July 1, 2014
    Just like their human companions, dogs and cats enjoy the carefree and playful summer months. During the days when the temperature and humidity soar, you need to take special care to keep your pets safe and comfortable. Due to their limited ability to keep cool, pets can become overheated quickly.
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