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Overweight dogs are prone to health problems, just like people. A hefty pet could also mean hefty vet bills. To encourage weight loss, do an assessment of what your furry friend is eating on a daily...
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Poultry by-products are a common ingredient in dog food. They've been given a bad rap, but pet food grade poultry by-product is very digestible and a high-quality source of protein for pets....
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There are several types of dog collars on the market that light up so you can see where your pooch is, even from a distance. The most common type is battery-powered with LED lights, but there are...
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There's a flu virus spreading around the country that's affecting dogs. Ask your veterinarian about a new vaccine that can prevent your pet from getting canine influenza. Radio interview...
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Dogs need six basic families of nutrients to be healthy: water, protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals. Those nutrients should be supplied through the ingredients of your dog's food...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Keep your dog safe Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Mike Alexander, president, L Bar M Ranch When I was a kid, my dad built a two-run kennel under...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Keep them contained Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Dr. Kim Langholz, community practice veterinarian, Iowa State University Trouble is on the...
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Bob and Sarah Lea live a lifestyle most people would consider ambitious. On Milk and Honey Farm, their organic homestead tucked away in Cokato, Minnesota, the Leas have almost completely done away...
Great Pyrenees Self-proclaimed shepherds, the couple lives in an area where coyotes and other predators thrive. The survival of their flock often falls on a few furry shoulders -- their Great...
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When puppies are weaned and start eating on their own, make sure you provide them with the proper diet. They need the same nutrients as adult dogs, but in different quantities to support skeletal and...
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A dream come true Way back in the spring of 2001, I had a trip planned to France. Finally. France! I had the airline tickets, the hotel reservations, the travel guides. Oh yes, and the girlfriend...

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