Recent Blog Posts

  • Keep your pets warm this winter

    February 22, 2011
    Cold-weather tips for pet ownersBecause our furry friends rely on their owners for safety and comfort—particularly in the winter—dog and cat owners have a heightened responsibility to take precautions to protect their pets during the colder months.
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  • Gardening Tips for February

    February 1, 2011
    Just because the majority of perennials and trees are dormant this month doesn't mean you need to ignore your garden. Dormancy actually helps with some of the opportunities for projects this month. Much can be done to enhance your garden during the growing season if preparations are made now.
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  • How to identify and treat frostbite in dogs

    December 7, 2010
    You might think that because your dog is covered in a fur coat from head to foot that it will be protected against frostbite. However, you would be wrong.
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  • Caring for Your Fresh Cut Christmas Tree

    December 7, 2010
    The key to having a safe Christmas tree is to choose one that is fresh and has been properly stored, then keep it that way. Fresh Christmas trees that are kept watered will not combust easily.
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  • Get Ready for Winter

    November 22, 2010
    Winter is in the air. Be sure you are prepared, proactive, cautious and thorough. Winter is the perfect time to inspect the underlying structure of the garden and make any necessary changes to enhance its appeal.
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  • Winter Bird Feeding

    November 22, 2010
    1. Place feeders near cover such as dense evergreens to provide birds cover from storms and escape from predators.2. Feed black oil sunflower, or mixes that contain a high proportion of black oil sunflower. Black oil sunflower is an energy rich food that has a high fat and protein content.
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