7 Hallmark Characteristics Of A Top-Notch Pet Boarding Facility

Boarding your pet at a facility may be a stressful time, not only for your dog or cat, but for you as an owner as well. To put your mind at ease and your worries to rest, you need to choose a boarding facility that you feel comfortable and confident with. While it is best to get a recommendation from a trusted friend or from your veterinarian, you might want to take a tour of the facility beforehand. Read More 

Freaky Things Cats Do That Don’t Require Vet Attention

Cats are amazing creatures. Graceful and powerful, they are apex predators, and known for their aloof attitudes and uncanny ability to get along without their human companions. If you're a cat person, you've probably wondered more than a couple of times whether your cat's behavior was normal, or whether you needed to get them in for an exam with your vet. Here are some things that, freaky as they are, are totally normal. Read More 

3 Types Of Materials You Need For Your Chicken Coop And Run

If you own a flock of chickens, they need several different surfaces in their coop and run to stay healthy and happy. Here are three types of surfaces you should consider when building or upgrading your chicken coop and run. Paving Stones If your chicken coop or run is set on bare dirt, then the dirt area can quickly turn into a mud bog-swamp after a big rain storm or a winter thaw. Read More 

Vaccines Give Your Dog A Shot At A Long, Healthy Life

Congratulations on your new puppy! As you get to know your new best friend, you are probably stocking up on nutritious puppy food, puppy-proofing your house to prevent accidental injury, and making sure to allow for plenty of exercise. Part of your puppy's health also includes routine vaccines. You can take your dog to the local pet store, veterinary clinic, or pet hospital for these shots. But how much do you know about these vaccinations and the diseases they prevent? Read More 

New To The Bovine Birthing Process? Tips To Make The Calving Process Better For Both You & Your Cow!

Family cow owners have a special relationship with their cows. Unlike farmers with large beef or dairy herds, family cow owners usually only keep one or two bovines and use them for the production of the family's milk and beef supply. Because most of these animals must be handled, fed or milked one or more times per day, they quickly become very docile and trusting of their human caretakers. During the yearly calving process, however, they may react differently to human interaction, making it difficult for the owner to tell when the calving process is proceeding normally and when the cow is in distress and in need of assistance to safely deliver the calf. Read More