Your Pets

Facts You Need To Know About Sarcoids and Your Horse

What are sarcoids? Commonly occurring, non-malignant equine tumours, sarcoids can be found on horses, mules, donkeys and even zebras. Often found on the head, belly, groin and legs, sarcoids can have several different appearances and sometimes look like a thickened and bleeding area (ulceration) that may crust over as it heals. There are 6 classifications

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Here Are Some Ways How To Winter Proof Your Pet’s Skin

         Just as winter can dry out and damage our skin, the same goes for our pets. The combination of freezing temperatures outside and hot, dry heat inside wreaks havoc on their skin. Even indoor cats can be affected due to the dry heat that keeps their home warm. Here are 5

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5 Gifts Every Pet Deserves For The Holidays

A Special Treat. Besides their family, there is probably nothing a pet loves more than food and treats. And as we dig into the chocolates, cookies, and cakes, our pets will be looking on in anticipation. Save them the torment, and reduce the risk of them helping themselves, by having some extra special treats on

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When It Comes To Blanket Sores and Your Horse..

With the days and nights getting colder, many horse owners are bringing out blankets to keep their equines dry and warm. However, the very thing that is supposed to keep them comfortable can often lead to sores and rubs. Caused by a blanket that doesn’t fit quite right – either too small or too tight

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7 Foods to Never Feed Your Dog

We all know the feeling of walking into a home or restaurant with cooking that smells so good you can’t help but drool, just a little. While we humans may be able to control ourselves and refrain from begging for a taste, our canine pals don’t seem to have the same etiquette – after all

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7 Foods to Never Feed Your Cat

      When we think of cats and what they eat and drink, many of us associate them with things like milk and fish, maybe even raw meat. While these items are often depicted on TV and in movies as delicacies for cats, you may be shocked to learn they are on the do

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Introducing a Second Cat

After bringing home a cat or kitten, it is natural to discuss the idea of adding a second to the family; as a companion to the first as well as to the rest of the family. If you are serious about bringing home another cat, there are some strategies to ease the transition.    

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6 Tips for Exercising with Your Dog

Like us, dogs need a good dose of exercise each day. Also like us, they are susceptible to over doing it which can lead to strains, sprains and injuries. Here is what you need to know so that both you and your workout companion can strengthen your bond and cardiovascular health safely. Speak with your

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Top 4 Low Maintenance Pets for Kids

Many parents are all too familiar with their kids pleading for a pet. There are many reasons for and against giving in to these pleas, and since we are partial to pets here at Nature’s Aid, we are going to strengthen the reasons to get a pet: they offer great companionship to kids (yes, even

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What You Need to Know Before Adopting a Pet

Whether you have always wanted a pet, grew up with a family pet and now want your own, are looking for a companion, or are being beseeched by your children; there are a number of things to consider before adopting a pet. Here, we’ve outlined the top 10: Why do you want a pet? This

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