Animal behavior problems can be frustrating. Beyond the embarrassment of having a dog that jumps on every guest at the door, or a cat that uses your living room carpet as a litter box when you have the neighbors over for dinner, bad pet behavior can cause serious harm. A dog that obsessively chews shoes […]
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Would you know if your dog was about to have, or was having a seizure? It’s so important to your dog’s health to be able to recognize dog seizure symptoms. They may or may not be cured or prevented, but if you see the signs and understand what your dog is going through, you’ll be […]
Decades ago, dog birthday parties were not the norm. Today’s pet parents celebrate with gusto. In fact, party supplies are just one contributor to the total amount spent on dogs, cats and other companion animals in the U.S. each year, which the American Pet Products Association estimates at $55.5 billion for 2013. If you have […]
Did you know that a dog’s breath is 102 degrees with 100 percent humidity? They cool themselves by panting. But during the summer, it can be harder for them to get cool without some help from their owners. Keeping your dog in the heat, even in a dog house or shady area, can lead to […]
The Snail That Got Away – my 1st Entrepreneurial Venture Not many people know this, but my first entrepreneurial business when I was 28 years old was as a snail farmer! I was so excited! I joined the Snail Farmers Association of America. My company was called Texcargo (a play on the word Texas and […]
Although horse whispering has been around for ages, it most recently became a worldwide phenomenon in the mid 1990’s with the bestselling book and block buster movie with Robert Redford called The Horse Whisperer. The term is a colloquial for natural horsemanship. That is, it’s a collective term used to describe a variety of horse […]