Although many people have not taken the time out of their schedules to do so, equine first aid courses can be a very helpful step towards being prepared for emergencies. Being a responsible horse owner means taking the time to attend these classes, but others who spend a lot of time with horses should consider it, as well.
A well trained dog is a pleasure to have around. Training sessions not only improve the behavior of your pet, but also build a stronger bond between a dog and his master. However, simply showing your dog how to behave one time only is ineffective — training takes time and patience. The following dog training tips will ensure success in your dog training endeavors.
Dogs, just like humans, are susceptible to a variety of eye diseases that range in severity from minor conjunctivitis to ocular growths. Understanding the difference between an ordinary and an ill canine eye is critical so that you can recognize problems with your dogs eyes before they get even more harsh, and get the appropriate treatment when needed.
There are very few things that may compare to the excitement of having a new foal in the stable. We all like to watch them run around their mares, try out their wobbly legs or merely watch them take a nap in the sunlight. Yet, having a healthy foal takes more than breeding and waiting ELEVEN months. Babies need a large amount of preparation well ahead of their arrival.
As things start hotting up, we need to take some time to think about the safety and welfare of our pets. Hot weather can cause sun burn, heat stress, and dehydration in pets, and can lead to heat stroke, which is often fatal. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of heat stroke in dogs.
Many household cleaning products contain chemicals that are toxic to pets. Yet pet-friendly cleaning products are readily available and are easy to make from common household substances.
Discover the characteristics that make the English bulldog such endearing pets, together with tips on how to care for a new English bulldog puppy.
For the beginner or small-scale farmer, goats are a good choice as they are easy to raise, and fun to keep. Goats can be raised for their milk, meat, or for fiber, and also make wonderful pets. The breed you choose will depend on which market you decide is best for you.
Separation anxiety is a common behavioral problem in dogs. Lets look at some of the causes and what we can do to make our pets less stressed when we have to leave them at home alone.
If like me you enjoy heading for the hills to get away from the rat-race, but just hate the thought of leaving your beloved dog behind, why not take your dog with you. These camping tips will ensure that everything goes smoothly so that both you and your pooch enjoy the experience.