Why is exercise for your horse so important?

The importance of exercise for your horse Exercise for your horse is a vital part of equine health. But how do you know if your horse is getting enough? What types of exercise do they need? How much? What if they don’t get enough? All great questions. Depending on what you read or who you […]

FLUTD in cats; what does it mean to my cat?

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease FLUTD in cats (Feline lower urinary tract disease) also known as feline urinary disease, is a collection of conditions that affect the urinary system of a cat. That’s a really long science-ese definition, but it boils down to this; FLUTD causes your cat to have trouble peeing. It can be […]

Dog Training Book Review; 101 Dog Tricks. Great training book!

Dog training book review; 101 Dog Tricks Why do a book review about dog training? If you’re like me, you’re always looking for new ways to improve, but you don’t have time to read every book out there. I hope my review will help you sort through the less than useful to find this very […]

Is horse massage a thing? Yes. It is! Your horse will love it!

Your horse wants a massage! Horse massage; your equine partner will love it! Have you ever had a massage? You know that it is super at loosening tight muscles and helping your relax. You might also know that it helps improve your circulation and heal more quickly. Horses get the same benefits as we do. […]

A difficult dog! The rewards of having a challenging canine friend

How we came to have a difficult dog A difficult dog has come into our lives, even though we didn’t plan it.  And it hasn’t been easy.  But this is how we ended up with Lincoln and I’m so glad we did. It’s an interesting story, actually. We entered this situation willingly, although we did […]

Fish oil for pets; what can fish oil do for my pets and should you give it?

Fish oil for pets can be a great addition for a lot of reasons. It’s been recognized for its health benefits for humans for centuries. Did you know that your pets can benefit from it too? But there is a down side. Here’s what you need to know before you decide if you should give […]

Preventing dog injuries; can you protect your dog?

Can you prevent dog injuries? Preventing dog injuries; is it possible? The answer is – more often than you think.  Accidents happen all the time, but sometimes a little forethought can minimize the damage that would otherwise be possible. Not all injuries have to happen. How does your dog get injured? It can be so many […]

My heart dog, the dog that changed my life!

Who was my heart dog? Rocket, also known as my heart dog, was a red tri Australian Shepherd. I’ve known and loved a lot of dogs, but this girl made an indelible impression on my life as has no other. She entered my life when I married my husband. Being one of his dogs, I […]

How to measure for a dog coat

So, your dog needs a coat. You want to keep your dog warm and dry. Do you know how to measure for a dog coat? Where do you go and how do you find one that fits does what you want it to looks good is made to last your dog likes to wear Lately, […]

What a dog would say; 5 things your dog would say if they could speak

Knowing dog language can help us make their lives better. And ours too! 1. Learn the language. Do  you know what a dog would say? Dogs can’t speak words.  You see videos of them saying “I love you” or “Mom”, but they aren’t built to speak like humans. They have their own form of communication. […]