July 25, 2018

            When purchasing a new pet, it is worthwhile to spend some extra time to make sure you are getting a healthy, good quality animal.  While some of these ideas apply to obtaining a animal from the animal shelter, all of them pertain to purchasing an animal fro...

March 28, 2018

            Water consumption in the dog and cat serves the primary function to maintain hydration in the body.  Excessive water consumption may be due to a medical concern or a result of a behavioral problem.  Either way, concern for the animal as well as dealing with...

February 14, 2018

            Cribbing, sometimes called windsucking is defined by a horse grabbing a solid object ( barn, fence, feeder, etc. ) with its front teeth, arching its neck, pulling against object, and sucking air.  Cribbing can be caused by several factors.  Environmental st...

January 24, 2018

            Horses typically chew on the wood parts of barns, fences, etc. for 3 reasons.  The first reason is that often there is too much time left in the day between meals so that serious boredom occurs.  As a result, wood chewing is simply something to do to pass t...

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