Flea Control – Protect Your Pets from Fleas

Flea Control: When Natural Doesn’t Work By Lisa King Anyone who owns a cat or a dog must deal with fleas. They not only make your pets miserable, they bite people, too, causing annoying itchy bumps. Fleas prefer warm, humid conditions, which means they are seasonal in cold climates but are a problem all year round in the Southeast and Southwest. Dogs bring fleas into … [Read more...]

Dog and Equestrian Relationships

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Dog and Equestrian Relationships By Audrey Pavia It’s difficult to find a horse owner who doesn’t also live with at least one dog. Horses and dogs are a natural combination. If you love horses, chances are you love dogs, too. Although dogs and horses can often become great friends, danger is inherent whenever these two species come together. The sheer size of a horse, … [Read more...]

Benefits of Hugging Your Cat

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Hug Your Cat! By Sandy Robins Did you know that June 4 is officially Hug Your Cat Day? It’s the purrfect oppurrtunity to celebrate the power of the purr. It’s actually been scientifically proven that cats are good for us. Research done at the University of Minnesota deduced that cat owners are 40 percent less likely to have a heart attack. There is no question that if … [Read more...]

The ABCs of Gardening with Pets

The ABCs of Gardening with Pets: Safe Natural Flea & Tick Repellants By Stacy Mantle The use of herbs as natural pest repellents on pets and in gardens is nothing new, and it can be a very effective way to decrease or eliminate your reliance on chemicals. However, when planting herbs, be sure to consider herbs that add to the health of you and your pet, while … [Read more...]