7 Tips For Caring For Your Pet This Winter

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON PET MD. When temperatures drop and snow starts to coat the ground outside, it’s important to adjust your pet’s daily routine so you can keep him happy, safe, and comfortable until the buds of spring begin to bloom. Caring for your pet in...

6 Foods That Clean Your Pet’s Teeth Naturally

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON RODALE'S ORGANIC LIFE. The recommendation to brush your dog or cat’s teeth every day is like the advice to eat 8 servings of produce or stop using electronic devices an hour before bed. Super beneficial—but not always realistic.  While...

Easy-to-Make Homemade Cat Food Recipe

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON PURE LIVING FOR LIFE. Today I am going to share the recipe I use for raw, homemade cat food. I have been making my own cat food for over five years now (the lifetime of my cats) and they seem to thrive on it. It also is surprisingly...

Pet-Friendly Gardening Tips for Spring

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON KRISTEN LEVINE. Spring is finally here! With the long cold winter behind us, many of us are itching to welcome the warmer weather by getting out and doing some gardening. However, the last thing that we want to do is to create a yard...

Dental Health for your Furry Friends

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON ADAMS MORGAN ANIMAL HOSPITAL. Dental health is an important factor in the overall health of your pet. Dental problems can be caused by or lead to a host of other health problems. Routine care and an understanding of your pet’s mouth can...

Healthy Homemade Dog Treats

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON MY LIFE COOKBOOK. These healthy homemade dog treats are the simplest thing to make and so good for your dog. Plus they are much cheaper than buying them in the store.  Well I’ve had a crazy summer. The best thing that happened was the...

Dirty Jobs: Cleaning Chicken Coops

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON MOTHER EARTH NEWS. Chickens may seem sweet and soft, but they can also leave in their wake a messy coop!   I know there’s a TV series out there about dirty jobs. I think the host ought to come out to the farm and clean a chicken coop...

How Turmeric Helped Our Dog’s Hip

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON AN OREGON COTTAGE. Did you know all the medical benefits of turmeric? The spice that gives curry powder its distinctive hue? Well, I didn’t until just a few months ago when I found out that turmeric has been traditionally known to reduce...

Carrot Banana Dog Biscuits

If I can eat it, my dog, Jack, can eat it too. Call me crazy, but I only feed Jack food I can nibble on first. If it tastes good to me and I am aware of the ingredients or I made it myself...then he can have it! I love these simple, delicious wellness bones. They...

17 Tips to Keep Your House Clean AND have a Dog

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON PAW LIFE. I like to have a clean home, as I’m sure you do too. Since Harley lives with me inside, I thought I would give you my 17 tips to keep your house clean and have a dog. I’ve known people who refuse to get a dog because they feel...

6 Reasons Your Dog May Be Whining

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON I HEART DOGS. You may not realize it, but whining is one of the most versatile communications dogs have. Learning the different reasons dogs whine can help you understand your dog better and increase your bond. It can also help you with...

Homemade Candy Cane Dog Treats

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON PET COUPON SAVINGS. Do you love candy canes? How about making some Homemade Candy Cane Dog Treats for your dogs, too! Christmas is coming upon us rather quickly. While you are baking up piles of cookies and other Christmas treats don’t...

Gingerbread Dog Biscuits

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON DUKES AND DUCHESSES. Every Christmas I make homemade dog biscuits for the family dogs.  I often experiment with different recipes and flavors and our dog gets to do the taste test.  These gingerbread dog biscuits passed with flying...

Keep Your Pets Safe Around the Christmas Tree

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON DOGSTER. These safety tips for cats and dogs will help keep the emergency vet out of your holiday plans. Ah yes — the holidays! When you’re not busy shoving through crowded malls, frantically scheduling flights to see family and spending...

How to: Cat-Proof your Christmas Tree

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON APARTMENT THERAPY. Cats love trees. In fact, it must be incredibly exciting for them to see you gussying one up with shiny hanging things on it for them to play with indoors. So its important to consider how to catproof your holiday...

Keeping Quail on the Ground

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON 104 HOMESTEAD. When I first decided to raise quail I noticed through research the majority of quail were raised in wire cages or some type of cage that looked similar to a rabbit hutch. This wasn’t how I wanted my quail experience to end...

Growing Sprouts as Treats for Chickens

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON NATURALLY LORIEL. It’s no secret by now that we are in “how-to-save-the-most-money-while-raising-non-gmo-organic-backyard-chicken-eggs” mode. There has been a lot of projects and experimenting around here. So much that Scott often...

How to Care for Chickens in the Winter

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON PREMEDITATED LEFTOVERS. Since December is approaching, and that pretty much means most of us will be getting blasted with winter weather, you may be wondering how to care for your chickens when it gets cold outside. Chickens are pretty...

DIY Chicken Dust Bath

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON RABBIT RIDGE FARM. This winter has been a soggy one. We’ve had tons of rain and quick melting snow and our poor chickens are sick of it. They are much happier with the West Virginia mud than they were with the New Hampshire snow though. ...

Homemade Cat Treats

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON BLOGLOVIN. To my children, pets truly are part of the family. It was their idea to make homemade dog treats for our dog, and they wanted to make homemade treats for our cats, Penelope and Tiger, too (“to be fair”). Like the dog treats we...

Blueberry Dog Treats

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON HOMEMADE DOG TREATS NOW. Just like blueberries are good for you, they are also fabulous for your dog. These Blueberry Dog Treats are loaded with antioxidants that protect cells, cognitive function, prevent cancer, and heart disease. They...

Infographic: Rain Rot

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON THE HORSE. Rain rot is a bacterial skin disease that causes hair loss and leaves horses with large patches of raw, irritated skin. It’s also highly contagious and can spread from horse to horse via direct contact, grooming tools, and...

DIY: Edible Apple Kong Dog Toy

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON PRETTY FLUFFY. Every now and then a DIY comes along that is so easy and fun we can’t help but get excited (and a little jealous of our dog). This edible apple kong dog toy is that kind of DIY (or recipe). This kong dog toy is completely...

Is Your Pet Fit or Fat?

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON DAWG BUSINESS. Dog obesity has become a real epidemic, and we can change it! Bloggers and veterinarians everywhere are uniting to share pictures and stories of their dog's weight loss struggles and successes. You can too!! Have you...

DIY Hanging Window Basket Cat Perch

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON HYMNS AND VERSES. Yesterday, I shared a peak at Sadie’s new window seat.  She really likes being up there.  It’s a short jump from our bed to the basket and she has quite a view of our back yard. Here’s what you need to make one for your...

Single Serving Dog PupCake

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON A SAUCY KITCHEN. There was a point in time when I proudly bragged about being a dog person. Since then, I’m glad to say that I have met many different cats that I have completely fallen in love with. Since moving to England I have found...

Natural Remedy to Relieve Stress for Dogs

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON LAVENDER AND LATTE. This is a concoction I made for Koda, my pupdog! I call it the “Puppy Pacifier” and have used it to help her relieve stress of all kinds. Though she mainly has issues during storms, she sometimes has an issue with...

How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON YESTERDAY ON TUESDAY. If you have a dog, you know they sometimes need a little “help” with their grooming. My golden retriever, Sophie, is quite active (as in she loves going into the lake and rolling in mud). After her adventures, I...

Spin Out Dog Treat Game

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON THE OWNER BUILDER NETWORK. Want something fun for your pets? Get some plastic bottles for this simple project that keeps them busy and entertained! It’s very easy to make and could cost you almost nothing as you can simply build one...

Homemade Dog Tooth Paste

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON DIY AND CRAFTS FG. This homemade dog toothpaste uses coconut oil, fresh mint leaves, cinnamon and more. A few ingredients make for a frugal and healthy way to help maintain your dog’s oral hygiene. No matter how cute your dog is, once...

Healthy Homemade Dog Treats

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON MY LIFE COOKBOOK. Well I’ve had a crazy summer. I had some new good things happen and some new not so good things. The main good thing was the addition of this cute little puppy we call Izzy. I was stressed out at the beginning of the...

20 Tips for Healthy Tails

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON COWBOY MAGIC. Is your horse’s tail short, thin, dry, rubbed out, or frizzy? If so, these techniques will help your horse grow a healthy tail and will help you keep it long, thick, and looking great. As funny as it might sound, I will...

4 Tips to Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Clean

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON PROUD DOG MOM. Tartar, plaque buildup, and gingivitis… oh my! Along with your own oral hygiene, don’t overlook your pup’s pearly whites. Poor oral hygiene will not only leave your four-legged friend with yellow teeth and stinky breath,...

3 Ingredient Salmon Cat Treats

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON THE COOKIE ROOKIE. 3 Ingredient Salmon Cat Treats are super simple and super fun for your cat! Usually, Scout gets all of the attention as far as treats are concerned. If you know Scout, you know she has a true love for food. We have had...

Carrot Oat Applesauce Treats for Dogs and Horses

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED ON BAKING MISCHIEF. I have another Valentine’s Day recipe for you today. So far in this category, we’ve made Heart Cookies with Cinnamon Icing and Poe’s Jacket Star Wars Cookies, but those are treats for boring old human beings. Today we’re...

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