Choosing Pets That Are Safe For Kids

A Packing List For Your First Horse Show

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Preparation is key when you’re getting ready to enter your first horse show. That is why it’s important to make a list of the items you will need for the show and then pack them up the night before.  Your Horse’s Hooves If your mount happens to pick up a stone while in the practice arena, it could enter your event limping due to the pain. Make sure to pack a hoof pick, like Pick Brush, to clean your horse’s hooves out before you enter the show ring.…

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Three Things Gerbil Owners Need To Know About Nasal Dermatitis

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Nasal dermatitis, also called sore nose or facial eczema, is a serious condition that may affect your pet gerbil. Here are three things gerbil owners need to know about nasal dermatitis. What are the signs of nasal dermatitis? If your gerbil develops nasal dermatitis, you’ll see hairless lesions on their snout. These lesions are red, swollen and crusted, and if not treated, they can become ulcerated. The lesions can also spread from the nasal area to the lips or the front paws.…

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Kitten 101: How To Avoid Stress During Trips To The Veterinarian For Cat Vaccinations

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If you’ve recently welcomed a kitten into your family, there are a few important things to consider regarding your new family member’s health. It’s important for felines to get vaccinations. However, trips to the veterinarian’s office for cat vaccinations can cause your feline companion to be stressed. Since most veterinarians prefer that you take felines to their offices in a pet carrier, this presents a problem when cats associate pet carriers and car rides with the veterinarian’s office where they get poked and prodded.…

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