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 […]
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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 […]
Helping Pets with Depression and Anxiety Any responsible pet owner will know that their pet can experience as wide a range of emotions as humans. Love, joy, stress and depression are all mental states that can be found in cats, dogs, horses and even fish and mice. Unfortunately, this is still met with skepticism by […]
Hi Friend, You know that the animals in your life are there for a reason. They have a purpose. They are spiritual teachers, healers, angels and guides. When you learn to recognize, respect and revere them for who they truly are… you become a better human fulfilling your purpose here. AND, they get to […]
A full-sized horse does best on a diet that offers 1 to 6 mg of iodine each day to keep his thyroid gland working properly. Because the iodine content of grass is too low to measure, it is best to rely on supplementation — from salt or other sources — to meet your horse’s need. […]