February 26, 2014 at 1:31 am Comments (0)
In the spring we have a competition around here. The birds are making nests and eating a lot of calories to support all their hard work of raising families. We work to plant fruits and vegetables that we will eat throughout the rest of the year. We grow our own fresh produce, and we can the rest. We needed to be able to take more of the yield from the garden for ourselves rather than sharing it with the birds. This is why we erected bird netting over the entire garden.
We made a framework in the limited space that we have to garden. We bunch up our plants taking advantage of every square inch of space available. I would tie old aluminum pie plates and old CDs on strings to scare away birds. (more…)
November 24, 2013 at 5:34 pm Comments (0)
I live in the state of Connecticut, and it seems like every single week there is a different wild animal that is running around, only to scare the people that it comes into contact with. We have had a moose and a few black bears in our area that just mind their own business and walk through the neighborhoods. Because they are seen as a risk, a lot of people call the police and the police will come and actually shoot to kill them. I went to http://www.integratorialimentarisani.com and saw that there were more than a few different people that were complaining about the way that the police and local authorities were dealing with all of the wild animals. I got to be really upset with each and every killing. (more…)
January 29, 2013 at 1:30 am Comments (0)
We bought the oster a5 dog clipper to trim our dogs. We have two Border Collies that regularly need grooming. It costs a fortune to have them done at the dog groomer salons, so we learned how to do it ourselves. It is not that difficult to trim a dog’s fur. However, you do need a really good set of electric clippers to do the job right.
I learned the basics of being careful around sensitive areas so as not to clip too close and nip the dog’s skin. Your dog can also move suddenly without warning, so having a helper or tethering the dog is a good idea. Since our dog’s have been to the groomer, it was not that hard for us to keep them settled when we worked on them. We do keep them separated when grooming, because the one not being groomed wants to be right there nosing around while the other one is getting groomed.
The first couple of times I used the Oster A5 dog clipper, I was a bit tentative. (more…)
December 11, 2013 at 1:31 am Comments (0)
Growing up in Kentucky for most children means at least one thing; you have been around horses at some point growing up. Many of us have a lot of experience with horses early in life and my own childhood was no exception. Even at seven years old I was being sent to ‘horse camp’ to learn all about horses, ride horses and enjoy the beautiful wild stretches of forest and plains in Kentucky’s rural areas. Growing up, my parents would often give me different horse gifts in hopes that it would encourage me to continue devoting a passion to all things equestrian. However, as I grew older and life became more busy I soon fell out of love with horses. I had always planned to buy my own horse that I could care for, in hopes that I might be able to enter into tournaments. I had learned both English and Western style of riding, as my instructor felt it important to understand the fundamentals of both methodologies.
October 21, 2013 at 4:32 pm Comments (0)
I have a small house dog that is a female, and it gets is period from the time to time, which is really gross to deal with, since she spends all of her time in the house. I really hate to find little drops of blood on the floor, and much worse, is when the blood gets into the furniture. I am going to look into dog diapers, in order to put them on the dog when she is having her period. I think that will be the best way to prevent this sort of thing from happening in the future.
I would just get the dog fixed, and that would take care of the problem, of course, but I do not want to spend the money to get her fixed. Further, she is a house dog, and basically never leaves the house for more than five to ten minutes at a time.
August 12, 2013 at 4:33 am Comments (0)
I’ve never been very good with pets. I try my best but I just don’t have the responsibility it takes to have a cat or a dog; maybe they’re simply too dependent on the affection that we can provide them – well, that others can provide them. I’m a loner when it comes down to it and as such I don’t like to have a lot of affection in my life, it’s just a part of who I am. However, I like being entertained so I decided to learn how to keep tropical fish.
June 9, 2013 at 8:30 pm Comments (0)
Ever have one of those mornings where you thought things couldn’t get possibly worse? I woke up this morning, and slammed my foot on the dresser. Shaking that off I made it to the shower only to run out of hot water before I finished shampooing. I managed to stumble down to the kitchen to a horrific site not to mention stench. dog diarrhea all over the floor. I suppose it was a good thing that I hadn’t eaten anything yet. I yell at my teen-aged kids both for not warning me and not cleaning it themselves while gathering the mop, the mop bucket and bleach. I’m there in my black work clothes trying to carefully clean dog diarrhea and making sure I get it all and I suppose you can guess what happen next.
A bleach stain on the back of my pants. Now since it was on the back I couldn’t see it and thought well at least my luck is changing.
May 29, 2013 at 8:30 pm Comments (0)
There are many reasons in which your dog may need dog diapers. Your dog may be sick, suffer from incontinence, or you may just want to stop leakage while your bitch is in heat. Since most of us are not experienced in buying such a product until the need actually arises it can be confusing to know exactly what dog diapers we need to ensure no messes happen. Well do not be scared in this article we will go over a few things you should know and do to make this as easy as possible for both your dog and you.
The first thing you want to do do is weigh your dog. If you own a smaller dog this is rather easy simply weigh yourself then hold your dog on the scale along with you and subtract your weight to get the dog’s weight. For larger dogs you will need to make a trip to the vet which will have a scale the dog can sit on to get an accurate weight measurement.
February 3, 2013 at 5:30 am Comments (0)
My husband has a habit of bringing home animals quite often. He finds these rescues that need to find a home or else they are going to be put down and they always end up at our house. I have been able to find forever homes for many of the different animals that he has brought home, but there is this one dog that he found that I just could not bring myself to part with. I fell in love with this little guy as soon as I saw him.
I ordered a wooden dog crate that I could use to retrain him to stay in the house. I am not sure if the previous owners had taken any time to train this little guy. I have been working to get my dog housebroken completely but it has been very difficult. I have read many books and have had several dogs in the past that I have had a hard time training and I have learned that crate training is the absolute best way to train a dog.
I wanted to get a nice crate that would look nice in my living room so I could keep the little guy where I could see and hear him all of the time. I found this one wooden one that I thought was exactly what I was looking for. I ordered it and waited just three days for it to get delivered. Up until it came, I was keeping the dog in my bathroom so he would not ruin any of the carpeting in the house. Unfortunately, he ruined the trim around the bathroom door trying to get out of that little room.
Now that he has a crate, he has been doing well and I expect to have him fully trained and ready to run in the house freely quite quickly.
September 13, 2012 at 8:30 pm Comments (0)
I need to learn more about Clownfish, and more specifically, the ocellaris clownfish, because I am hoping to buy a couple to put in an aquarium for my children. First, I need to learn about them and their diets, behavior, life expectancy, and all that good sort of stuff so that I will be a capable and competent owner for them. I am afraid that if I were to buy some of these fish, and that they were to die prematurely due to my ineptitude as a pet owner, then it could be pretty scarring for some of my younger children.
I need to learn what sort of temperature and water conditions that these fish need in order to feed. I am thinking that they might be tropical fish, but I do not really know.
August 29, 2012 at 8:30 pm Comments (0)
For those of us who are absolutely in love with animals, but more importantly in love with dogs, it can be a harrowing process of finding a reasonable and reliable dog boutique online. however once I stumbled across this particular website I knew that I was in love within the first few clicks of a mouse. First of all there selection was incredibly large, I was able to find just about any dog related item with their easy to use search function. This was a first for me, as with most other similar websites it is a nightmare to try and find the products that you are searching for. Second of all the prices that were presented to me were absolutely astonishing. Most places that serve the quality of products that this place does would sell for thirty percent higher prices.