Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Picking Out a Dog Bed

Dog Looking at and Listening to a Phonograph, ...
Dog Looking at and Listening to a Phonograph, "His Master's Voice", The Original RCA Music Puppy Dog Logo Symbol for Advertising (Photo credit: Beverly & Pack)
Dog breeds come in all sizes and shapes, and picking out the right bed for them can be a bit of a challenge when there are so many options available. It all seems a bit complicated, and quite expensive, but sorting through the clutter can be a bit easier when you know what you're doing.

Finding the cheapest bed isn't always the best option for both you and your pet. Many cheaper beds are made of thin and cheap material, which is not comfortable for your dog, and also can be destroyed faster than their stuffed animal chew toys. On the flip side, make sure you know what you're paying for if you're looking for something on the expensive end. Just because it's expensive does not mean that your dog will find it comfortable.

Make sure you buy something that can be easily washed. Odds are you will want to wash it once every 3-4 months, and it would be best if it could withstand the tests of your washer and dryer. Picking out the shape and size of your dog bed is similar to looking at dog carriers. Just think of what your dog would prefer to sleep on (besides your bed). Try and pick something that matches your dog's sleeping personality, as they will be more likely to use it.
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Monday, June 18, 2012

Horse Supplements Make Horses Happy

Horses for Courses
Horses for Courses (Photo credit: pangalactic gargleblaster and the heart of gold)
Many horse owners look for ways to make their horses healthier and happier. Like humans, the best form of treatment is not actually treatment, but prevention. We now use exercise science to help improve the muscles in our back, our overall flexibility and the connection of our bodies with our minds. We also take many supplements like fish oil and vitamins to help prevent potential health threats.

There is no difference when it comes to animals, and horses have many health problems that can easily be prevented with healthy exercise and a good diet. Make sure your horse is eating the right amount of food a day, and adding in some horse supplements (like those at can help improve overall health.

The most important thing you can do is exercise your horses on a daily basis and immediately respond to any health related problems you may be seeing. I hope your horses live a healthy and happy life!