Caring for your dog requires vaccinations and routine health checks to keep your dog in tip-top shape. Keeping your dog healthy starts with preventive care, a nutritious diet, and regular exercise. Your best advisor on meeting your dog’s needs can come from your local Veterinarian. When you get a new dog the first thing you… Continue reading Routine Health Checks For Your Dog
People get dogs for a variety of reasons. Some are strictly for indoors and companionship. Others are working dogs or serve a purpose such as protecting your property. There are appropriate ways to go about finding your perfect pet and deciding whether to buy from a breeder or rescue from a shelter. Saving abandoned or… Continue reading Buy From A Breeder Or Rescue From A Shelter
When having dogs on your farm, you’ll need to be familiar with infectious diseases in dogs and core vaccinations. Therefore, we’ve made a list of some general infectious diseases in dogs and core vaccinations that you should be aware of. We want you to have the understanding of their prevention, signs, and symptoms of these… Continue reading Infectious Diseases In Dogs, Core Vaccinations, And Poisons
The idea of spaying and neutering your dog is surrounded by rumors and many misconceptions. We’ll cover some general reasons why spaying and neutering your dog is important to the long-term health of your farm dog. You may find spaying and neutering laws in a rural setting are more relaxed than in a city or… Continue reading Why Spaying And Neutering Your Dog Is Important
Are you wondering what the best breeds of herding dogs are? Are you considering adding a herding dog to your farmstead, cattle ranch, or country home? You can look at our list of the top 10 breeds of herding dogs and see which herding breed is suitable for you when building your great farm.
If you’re considering investing in a livestock guardian dog there are some essential things to think about. Making an informed decision comes from asking questions, understanding your role, and having the ability to provide properly for your working dog. If your purchase was for a house pet you would give consideration to the size of… Continue reading The Essentials Of Investing In A Livestock Guardian Dog
When considering using a dog to help on the farmstead it’s good to know the difference between herding dogs, guardian dogs, and working dogs. Specific breed groups do better in certain farm positions due to their inherited characteristics and trainability to do the job you desire. Understanding what breeds are best for which roles will… Continue reading Herding Dogs, Guardian Dogs, And Working Dogs Know The Difference
Many amateur gardeners dream of having a beautifully landscaped and great looking garden. If that sounds like one of your goals, you may be thinking of doing the work yourself, or perhaps hiring a professional to do it for you.
Some basic dog training techniques may be called for if your dog pulls on his leash and tries to get away from you when being walked, or he completely ignores you when you tell him to sit. If your dog doesn’t listen to you and it is time for that to change, you may find… Continue reading Teaching Your Dog Who’s In Charge
Unplanned or uncontrolled breeding of their animals is the understandable concern of many pet lovers who choose to keep rabbits. And you should keep at least a couple of rabbits, as they like each other’s company. Once they have reached the age of four months, rabbits are sexually active and mature, and a litter of… Continue reading The Importance Of Vaccinating And Neutering