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Answering readers' questions about pets and landscaping.
Radio Interview Source: Betsy Freese, Editor in Chief, Living the Country Life Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below When you're a rural homeowner, every day is an adventure....
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Since dogs are naturally curious animals, a fence is a necessity for any pet owner. However, an invisible electric fence provides an attractive and highly affordable alternative to traditional wood,...
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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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The world of fashion has gone to the dogs.
Today, more people dress up dogs in cozy wraps not only because it's cute, but also because it also serves a purpose. Tim Ford is the CEO of a national pet product company. He says protective...
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Dogs usually need a bath once every two-to-three months. Unfortunately, many people lather up their pets too often. Use your nose to determine when your pooch is ready for a bath, and only apply a...
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Kids and dogs can be best friends but a child that doesn't know how to safely interact with a pooch is at risk. Statistics say a family dog in the yard is more likely to attack than a wild animal...
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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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