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Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by. Provide a Safe Place Your pet will feel more secure if they have a safe, comfortable place to retreat when a storm strikes. A small, interior room without windows works best, such as a laundry room, walk-in closet, pantry or bathroom. Make sure there is a comfortable, familiar blanket, some water and other comforting objects in...

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Finding Ticks on Your Dog – 5 Places to Look

Finding Ticks on Your Dog – 5 Places to Look

Ticks can be persistent pests, and because they can transmit diseases to pets and pet owners alike, it is important to know where to look for ticks on your dog and how to remove them effectively. Fortunately, finding ticks isn’t hard if you know what types of environments ticks prefer. About Ticks Ticks are blood-sucking parasites related to spiders. They attach to a host animal to consume its blood, and stay attached and actively feeding for up to 8-10 days. During that time, they can transmit a variety of diseases to their host, including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever,...

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Caring For Your Aquarium: How to Treat Sick Fish and Prevent Infections

Caring For Your Aquarium: How to Treat Sick Fish and Prevent Infections

It can be hard to know what to do when you have a sick aquarium fish. After all, treating a fish's infection isn't exactly the same as treating the common cold. However, there are some steps you can take to ensure your sick fish is properly cared for and illness is prevented throughout your tank. New Fish? Keep That Little Guy Separate Maybe you just got a new fish to add to the family. It's so exciting to add another little swimmer to your aquarium, but before you do, it's best to put them in a separate tank for a...

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Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend.  However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do. Here are some things to keep an eye out for during hot weather: Pre-hot weather grooming Before the hot summer days arrive, you may want to consider grooming your pet. Thought your pet does have the natural defense of shedding as the heat approaches, it never hurts to help things along by giving a quick brushing to get out all the loose hair. This can be...

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Summer Lawn Care Schedule

Summer Lawn Care Schedule

Summer can be a stressful time for any lawn. With proper seasonal care, however, you can keep your lawn in great condition to withstand all of summer’s extremes and activities. How Summer Is Hard on Lawns Summer is a season of extremes, with long hours of brutal sunlight, blazing hot temperatures, and cycles of drought and flooding between summer storms. Summer is also when weeds and fungus are growing more vigorously and pests are on the lookout for tasty roots and shoots to feed on. And even while lawns have to face these stresses, they’re also subject to the most...

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