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How Effective Are Horse Joint Supplements For Pain?
Horses

How Effective Are Horse Joint Supplements For Pain?

You love your beautiful and magnificent horse, so when he is in pain, you want to do all you can to relieve it. While natural remedies and medication may help, horse joint supplements are also used to relieve pain caused by joint diseases and certain joint problems. But do they really work?......[Read More]
How Long Does it Take to Train a Horse?
Horses

How Long Does it Take to Train a Horse?

Horse training is a process that has been refined and examined numerous times. Some processes might decrease your training time, but applied to the wrong horse, others could easily extend your training period.......[Read More]
Winter to Summer Changes in a Horse's Coat and Color
Horses

Winter to Summer Changes in a Horse's Coat and Color

A horse's coat grows longer and thicker in the winter as a protection against cold temperatures. Its fluffy hair acts as an insulating layer that retains the horse's body heat. In the spring, the horse sheds its coat and replaces it with a thinner and cooler one in preparation for the hot summer. St......[Read More]
How Do I Stop My Horse From Trying to Paw Me?
Horses

How Do I Stop My Horse From Trying to Paw Me?

To stop a horse from pawing, one must understand why the horse is pawing. Horses commonly paw because they are afraid or anxious. Additionally, the animal may have been rewarded with food or drink after pawing and now hopes to gain a "reward" by exhibiting the behavior. Physical issues are possible ......[Read More]
Side Effects of Pituitary Adenoma Radiation in Dogs
Veterinary Medicine

Side Effects of Pituitary Adenoma Radiation in Dogs

Adenomas, or tumors, on the pituitary gland aren't uncommon among older dogs. They can cause Cushing's disease, where the body makes too much cortisol, leading to a weakened immune system. Radiation can shrink the tumor.......[Read More]
Progression of Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs
Veterinary Medicine

Progression of Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

Congestive heart failure occurs when a dog's heart weakens and can no longer effectively circulate blood throughout the body. The underlying cause of congestive heart failure is often unknown, though various conditions can result in heart failure. Some of these conditions, such as dilated cardiomyop......[Read More]
Mercer Disease in Dogs
Veterinary Medicine

Mercer Disease in Dogs

Mercer disease in dogs is also known as Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), which is a highly contagious bacterial staph infection. Mercer disease can be passed on to humans through contact, and within hospitals, health care facilities and veterinarian offices where germs and disease......[Read More]
Dog Safety in Cars
Veterinary Medicine

Dog Safety in Cars

Dogs are an important part of many families, and love to travel with their owners. With more hotels offering dog-friendly accommodations, it's only natural to want to take our dogs with us. Many people enjoy taking their small dogs in the car as they run errands, but dog safety while riding is just ......[Read More]
Veterinary Knowledge Quizzes
Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Knowledge Quizzes

Veterinary Trivia game - stay sharp with these fun veterinary quizzes!......[Read More]
About Blue Doberman Dogs
Veterinary Medicine

About Blue Doberman Dogs

The American Kennel club only recognizes four unique colors of Doberman Pinschers, which are black, red, fawn and blue. Although blue is an accepted color for Doberman Pinschers, the dogs are most commonly found in black or red. There are more differences between the types of Doberman Pinschers besi......[Read More]
How To Choose A Petsitter Or Kennel For Your Pet
Veterinary Medicine

How To Choose A Petsitter Or Kennel For Your Pet

Pets are part of the family and should have thorough, conscientious care while we are away. Here's how to choose the best pet care for your pet when you are away. ......[Read More]
Safe Foods for Dogs With Chronic Kidney Failure
Veterinary Medicine

Safe Foods for Dogs With Chronic Kidney Failure

Find the right food for dogs suffering from chronic kidney failure.Dogs face image by adrian stones from Fotolia.comDogs with chronic kidney, or renal, failure cannot recover. However, proper feeding may help prolong their lives. Avoid any high-protein, high-sodium or high-phosphorous.........[Read More]
The Proper Care for Red Golden Pheasant Chicks
Pets Birds

The Proper Care for Red Golden Pheasant Chicks

Red golden pheasants, often known simply as golden pheasants, make undemanding pets. They rarely get ill; they breed readily; and, provided their basic needs are met, often thrive in aviaries. The chicks are little more difficult than the adults. Some bird owners actually employ golden pheasant chic......[Read More]
Features of the African Grey Parrot That Endear Them to Parrot Owners
Pets Birds

Features of the African Grey Parrot That Endear Them to Parrot Owners

The endearing features of the African Grey Parrot are why parrot owners find them one of the best pet parrots around. They have the ability to become a real friend and are an endless source of enjoyment for the parrot owner.......[Read More]
Bird Toys Will Keep Your Bird Happy
Pets Birds

Bird Toys Will Keep Your Bird Happy

Birds are spectacular animals that, when properly cared for, make excellent pets. However, like many other types of pets, there are certain aspects of caring for a bird that are vital to the health and well being of the animal. One often overlooked part of caring for a bird is ensuring they are ente......[Read More]
How to Care for Injured Birds
Pets Birds

How to Care for Injured Birds

The first part of this article is about finding a bird on the ground and deciding what to do. Secondly in this article I shall address the care of birds and other small wildlife caught by your cat.......[Read More]
The Eating Habits of Caterpillars
Pets Birds

The Eating Habits of Caterpillars

Caterpillars, the larval form of moths and butterflies, are as various as they are numerous: more than 150,000 species exist, according to Live Science. After emerging from their egg cases, caterpillars eat voraciously before encasing themselves in a chrysalis, where they undergo a miraculous transf......[Read More]
Chipping Sparrow
Pets Birds

Chipping Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow......[Read More]
How to Attract Birds to a Birdhouse
Pets Birds

How to Attract Birds to a Birdhouse

Bird watching is a favored pastime and nothing is better than looking out your window in order to do so. However, if you have recently put up a birdhouse and no one has taken up residence, how do you attract birds to it? Here are some steps to walk you through attracting a bird to a birdhouse.......[Read More]