Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Happier pet owners live longer

It seems that our beloved pets tend to increase our lifespans. It may be a very good thing considering there are more old people now than any of the age group brackets. This will be bad news for Medicare ...hahaha.

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Monday, August 18, 2008

toys for cats -- worth buying ... really

It's surely an amazing thing to think that cats can be trained to do tricks . Cats have not been known to perform tricks unlike dogs. There are available devices to use for training these affectionate pets. Yes, some cat owners say that their pets can be disciplined to perform some stunts and they can even be toilet trained ...

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Friday, August 15, 2008

what you need to know when riding a horse

You may have a pet horse at your farm. you get to comb it, touch it, talk to eat, feed it and caress it. The most rewarding thing with such a pet horse is to be able to ride it with confidence. Is riding a horse a simple trick like sitting on a rocking chair?

You may fall of a horse if you are not careful. This may be extreme dangerous as such a fall may break your spinal cord. As a rider you should know how to keep your balance while riding so as not to fall off the horse. If you are a novice, try practicing on old friendly horses so it will be very cooperative.

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Thursday, August 14, 2008

tips on what to do with dog stains

Dogs have a peculiar smell that is endemic to them. A combination of a strong husky smell coming from sweat, oil and saliva. If you are so particular about these things and you still want to won one, here are things you ought to try to avoid such annoyances,

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Do you have a reptile for a pet ?

Sometimes, people would like to have pets that are rare, exotic, dangerous and low maintenance. The choices range from frogs, snakes, spiders, lizards and many more. Why choose a petentially dangerous animal tobe your pet if it can harm you ? There lies the charm of this exotic reptiles. The amount of danger it possess and very easy to maintance. Take for instance if you have a pet snake, you only need to feed it with a rat like once a month or every 3 weeks. The feeding action of the snake can really give pleasure to its owner.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

tricks your dog can do

Teaching your dogs tricks may be a time consuming and stressful chore to do as the dog is learning what he supposed to be learning. But as soon as your dog perfects several tricks, you will be most rewarded for your hard work by the reliable and great performance of your dog on a given trick.

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Monday, August 11, 2008

creating the perfect cat bloodline

New breeds of cat bloodlines are always looked upon with disapproval from associations of cat lovers. For a while Persian exotic cats were not allowed to be breed with the American short-haired cats bloodlines. For safeguarding the treasured qualities of American short-haired breed of cats, they soon lost their objections as it was found out later that the new breed of mixing Persian bloodlines with American bloodlines resulted into a cat which was heavier, a rounder head, a shorter snout, and a denser coat.

Aside from their excellent physical traits, these crossbreeds were found to be so social and gentle and require less maintenance. After many people heard of their great qualities, these line of cats became an instant after sought line.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

ferrets are high risk / reward exotic pets

Ferrets are extremely attractive, playful, social, fun-loving yet demanding exotic animals that can be domesticated as household pets for the entire family. The have the potential to be mischievious sometimes but many families have success raising them since they respond to discipline and the carrot and stick approach.

Ferrets are usually more popularly known as weasels which are very much related to the larger-sized pole cats.
They might be as adorable as cats, hairy as hamsters, intelligent as dogs and sometimes behave like beavers who want to go underground or go through attics and many small areas.

Here is a good article on Ferrets.

making sure a horse is healthy

Most horse lovers perform daily care work to their pet horses. Combing the hair of horses is a great feeling and the horse itself is relaxed from good grooming. One also have to consider a good shelter, blankets and a good source of grass or hay. There are available ready made horse food. Shoes are important to these creatures in as much as to protect their fragile knees from being damaged.

Here is a good article on proper horse care.

Monday, August 4, 2008

farm ranches are still the main source of quality animal produce

Since man has learned to capture animals for breeding and for food, he has made it easier and more energy efficient to raise all kinds of farm animals in order to create a profit, secure stable food supply and ensure the health and reproductive cycles of all these animals.

t first he just placed sheeps , lambs, cows in an enclosed fenced area that is near a water resource. He would just drive the animals to different areas of pasture land for feeding. As demand and value for animal produce increase tremendously, he had to find ways to increase productivity at the same time ensuring the environment and the requirements for the animals are met and preserved.

Technology has helped the traditional farmer to have great quality yields of animal produce in all areas of production. From reducing the days cycle of chickens to 45 days, to artificial insemination of pigs, lambs, sheep and others plus the use of medicines to give anti biotics thereby reducing the mortality rates of the animals.

Here is a good article on farm animals.