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Posted July 4th, 2014

We would like to take a moment to recognize that this holiday is not only about barbeques and dazzling displays of fireworks. Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, the document that declared American independence from Great Britain. It was a day that changed the trajectory of the history, brought freedom to… Read More »

Posted June 16th, 2014

For many Americans, the Fourth of July is filled with friends, family and fun in the sun. Unfortunately, for our pets the holiday is often a terrifying experience that can cause damaging behavior. The American Humane Society reports that July 5th is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters in the United States…. Read More »

Posted June 6th, 2014

Eat, sleep, walk, play; a day in the life of a dog is pretty simple. Choosing the right gear for your dog, however, can be quite confusing. Most pet stores carry hundreds of brands, sizes and shapes of collars, toys and leashes. Read on for a few tips on how to choose the right equipment… Read More »

Posted May 8th, 2014

For a horse, healthy hooves help ensure a healthy life. Though much hoof work is left to a farrier, it is important for horse owners to be aware of what they can do to keep horse hooves healthy. Nutrition, weather conditions, riding terrain and heredity all impact the health of a horse’s hooves. Healthy hooves… Read More »

Posted May 4th, 2014

According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 20 percent of all Americans identify themselves as birdwatchers. This number has increased steadily every decade since the turn of the century. Unfortunately, habitat loss is a real threat to wild birds in many areas. The good news is, you can create a bird-friendly environment in your… Read More »

Posted April 8th, 2014

Humans have consumed the sweet honey produced by bees for hundreds of years, but these complex creatures do far more than create a topping for our toast. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that bees pollinate 80 percent of flowering crops, which amounts to about one third of everything we eat. Bees also pollinate much… Read More »

Posted April 2nd, 2014

According to the Professional Law Care Association, American homeowners will spend about $6.4 billion on lawn care this year. However, keeping grass green and weeds at bay doesn’t have to be a full time job. If you prep your lawn properly in spring, you’ll enjoy minimal maintenance throughout the summer. Here are a few tips… Read More »

Posted March 10th, 2014

While gardens lay dormant in the cold winter months, gardeners can still get their hands dirty, by starting plants indoors from seed. Starting plants from seed allows the gardener ultimate control over the environment their plants will be exposed to. It is also an economical way to fill a garden with beautiful flowers and vegetables… Read More »

Posted March 3rd, 2014

It’s the time of year when those cute and fuzzy chicks start showing up at your Country Store. Although they are irresistibly cute, it is important to remember that chicks require special care to get them from fuzzy pets to healthy, happy egg-layers. If you are considering raising chicks this year, read on for tips… Read More »

Posted February 14th, 2014

February is National Pet Dental Month. Statistics show that up to 80 percent of dogs and cats over the age of three suffer from dental disease. Bad dental hygiene causes more than just bad breath. Dental disease can cause a number of serious health issues for pets, including infections that can lead to kidney failure… Read More »