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  • Horse Rescue - Start a Successful Sanctuary
    Rescuing horses is unlike rescuing dogs, cats, and other typical pets.  Often, these animals are saved when they are given away for free, or abandoned.   Conversely, horses are often saved from the road to the slaughterhouse or purchased at auctions attended by meat buyers.  The How To Best case, rescue organizations don’t “buy” animals, but […]
  • Pet and Disaster Preparedness
    Hurricanes.  Tornadoes.  Earthquakes.  It could be a snowstorm.  Or a flood.   You've made it through safely, but what about your pets?Follow these tips to make an emergency plan for your pets:1. Microchip your petsMicrochipping is one of the best ways to ensure that you and your pet are reunited if you are separated.  Include at […]
  • Beloved Best Friends - Our Favorite Dogs in Literature
    The kids are back in school.  The days are growing shorter.  Soon, a cold wind will blow and we’ll be spending more time indoors.  Put the remote down; it’s time to pick up a good book and hunker down in a comfy chair.Kids and adults alike love a good story that has a great dog […]

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Things Your Vet Won’t Tell You

We asked a few of our favorite veterinarians and vet technicians to share their pet vet tips.  Read what they have to say and learn how you can save time and money.   Medical notes aren’t just about your pet Most vet practices keep extensive notes on behavior—both animal and human.  If you act aggressively [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Blog|

Horse Rescue – Start a Successful Sanctuary

Rescuing horses is unlike rescuing dogs, cats, and other typical pets.  Often, these animals are saved when they are given away for free, or abandoned.   Conversely, horses are often saved from the road to the slaughterhouse or purchased at auctions attended by meat buyers. The How To Best case, rescue organizations don’t “buy” animals, but [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|Blog|

Vet Nurse or Vet Tech – What’s In a Name?

The dream of working in the veterinary field often begins with a child’s first pet.  Pursuing a career as a vet tech or a vet nurse is the popular alternative for those animal lovers with limited time or limited finances.   A career as a vet tech or vet nurse provides an ever-changing work environment and [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Blog|

Pet and Disaster Preparedness

Hurricanes.  Tornadoes.  Earthquakes.  It could be a snowstorm.  Or a flood.   You've made it through safely, but what about your pets? Follow these tips to make an emergency plan for your pets: Microchip your pets Microchipping is one of the best ways to ensure that you and your pet are reunited if you are separated.  [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|Blog|

Beloved Best Friends – Our Favorite Dogs in Literature

The kids are back in school.  The days are growing shorter.  Soon, a cold wind will blow and we’ll be spending more time indoors.  Put the remote down; it’s time to pick up a good book and hunker down in a comfy chair. Kids and adults alike love a good story that has a great [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Blog|

Protect Your Horse From Autumn Health Hazards

With the start of autumn, new challenges arise for breeders, owners, and boarders. You need to be aware of a variety of conditions from colic to worming, atypical myopathy to mud fever. Colic Equine colic is defined as a condition of severe abdominal discomfort characterized by pawing, rolling, and sometimes the inability to defecate. The [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Blog|

All Hail The Feline – National Cat Day is October 29th

Let the love begin!  When young, Felis Silvestrus Catus, alias the domestic cat arrives at your home, your life will change…guaranteed.  They rule our life, that’s for sure.  When they meow, we snap to their call.  When they purr, we think we’re in heaven. History of Cat Day Cat Day was created to bring attention [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Blog|

Canine Bone cancer (Osteosarcoma)

Osteosarcoma refers to the most common bone tumor found in dogs.  It destroys normal bone, leaving in its place abnormally brittle and fragile bone that is prone to fracture. Osteosarcoma is an aggressive cancer that spreads quickly to other parts of the body long before it is detected. Bone cancer can be found in cats [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Blog|

A Shepherd’s Best Friend: The Border Collie

There are two types of dogs used on farms: herding dogs and guardian dogs. Herding dogs are used to manage livestock. They are also called stockdogs or working dogs. Not just any breed of dog is used for herding. Common herding breeds include the Border Collie, Australian Shepherd, Australian Kelpie, New Zealand Huntaway, and Australian [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Blog|

September is Happy Cat Month

C’mon…you know they are downy, dreamy and dear.  You’ve come to terms with the fact that they are in complete control of your life-and you love being their slave.  We’re talking about cats, of course.   They’ve been our companions for thousands of years.  From camaraderie to pest control, they’ve been a wonderful addition to our [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Blog|
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