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National Pet Dental Health Month: Horse Dental Care

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National Pet Dental Health Month: Horse Dental Care

Happy New Year to you all. February is National Pet Dental Health Month and in celebration of this time of observance, we aim to help shine some light and spread awareness regarding the importance of maintaining the oral health of your pet horse. Scheduling veterinarian appointments are extremely important for your horse because a vet can health issues in their early stages and take necessary measures to cure or treat the problem before it becomes serious. Diseases and disorders that are common in equids, particularly horses are: Periodontal Disease – This is the result of poor oral hygiene and can...

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5 Household Items That Could Harm Your Pets

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5 Household Items That Could Harm Your Pets

Everyone loves their pets, and we care for them carefully and extensively because of how much we love them. Sometimes, though, we slip up. And we might bring something into the house or leave something out in the open that could harm our pets. Here are 5 dangerous items to keep away from your feathered and furry friends, courtesy of The Humane Society and the ASPCA. Bleach - Pets can, like people, leave a trail of chaos behind them. And whether you're training a puppy or cleaning a mess made by a pet with a stomach ache, you might find...

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Help Your Livestock Adjust to the Changing Seasons

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Help Your Livestock Adjust to the Changing Seasons

We're already deep into fall and winter is just around the corner. Those who own or manage livestock anticipate a new set of challenges with every change of season. At the top of the list is helping your livestock adjust to seasonal changes. Here are four areas that are highly influenced by seasonal changes: Calving Proper nutrition and adequate shelter should be provided before calves start hitting the ground. Preparing the mother for the intense work she is about to perform should be a priority. Her levels of protein and energy need a solid boost for one month to six...

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5 Tips For Dealing With Bullies

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5 Tips For Dealing With Bullies

Aaah, a trip to the dog park. Sounds fun, right? But what if there is an ill-mannered dog who bullies and their human pack-member is clueless? Here's how to handle tricky canine social situations like a pro. No Bad Dogs: First of all, there are no bad dogs, just clueless human handlers. As soon as you recognize the signs that your own dog is uncomfortable (no tail wags or play bows), step in. With a firm "No" directed at the bully, along with a motion indicating it should move off, you communicate that your dog is off limits. Lead your...

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Keeping Your Furry Friends Safe During the Holidays

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Keeping Your Furry Friends Safe During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of lighthearted cheer and spending quality time with loved ones. Of course, this includes your favorite, four-legged friends! We have tips that will keep your furry friends in check when it comes to preparing them for guests in your home, keeping them calm and quiet, and which festive foods are off-limits for pets. Preparing your pet for guests You know your pet best and whether they tend to be well-behaved and courteous with guests or if they transform into a hurricane of yipping, jumping and becoming a little too excited. Nervous, easily-upset pets can be...

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