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 […]
One day your cat can no longer jump on top of things they once used as their perch, such as the refrigerator or bookshelf. You may also notice your cat’s appetite or weight begins to wane, their sleeping time increases and even their playtime habits change as they slow down. Even though cats tend to […]
As you shake the grain bucket to call your horse in for dinner, he lifts his head in acknowledgement. Slowly, he ambles toward you, then he abruptly stops, looks at his side and proceeds to lie down. Not only is he not interested in eating, but he is also looking fairly uncomfortable, every now and […]
Your horse’s healthcare needs change as he ages. Download the Horse Life Calendar to learn more about what horses need during different stages of life for vaccinations, dental care and hoof care. For more detailed information on vaccinations, see the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ vaccination chart >> This article courtesy of HorseChannel.com Bio: Val Heart – Expert […]