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Tips on Choosing the Right Food for your Pet

Pet
Selecting the proper diet for your companion pet can help ensure a happy, healthy life for your dog or cat. But did you know that your pet’s health and well being can be tarnished by improper handling and storage once you bring the pet food home?

Keep Your Pets Safe When Traveling

Pet
If your dog isn’t accustomed to traveling distances in a car, start with short rides and gradually lengthened them. If it turns out your dog doesn’t enjoy riding in the car, don’t ruin your vacation. Find a reputable kennel to board him or hire a dog sitter. If leaving the dog behind isn’t an option, ask your veterinarian about anti-anxiety medications.

How To Make Compost

Garden
Environmental experts estimate that kitchen and yard wastes comprise 25% of the refuse in landfills. These materials can be easily and effectively recycled into rich humus that will improve any garden's soil texture and add important nutrients for vigorous plant growth.

Gas Grilling Safety Tips

Home
The National Fire Protection Association reminds us that June and July are peak months for gas grilling accidents making this the perfect time for a refresher course on the following safe grilling tips.

Where To Hang Hummingbird Feeders

Garden
With their miniature size and unique ability to hover in mid-air, hummingbirds are fascinating to watch. Many people hang feeders to attract the tiny birds. While hummingbirds usually find backyard feeders without any trouble, some places in your yard are better to hang them than others.

Care and Maintenance of Hummingbird Feeders

Garden
Summary: Once feeding hummingbirds becomes part of your backyard routine, it’s necessary to keep the feeders clean. Consider how difficult cleaning the various styles will be when choosing feeders for your yard. Clean feeders attract hummingbirds and ensure the sugar-water mix doesn’t grow mold and bacteria that could hurt them.

Feeding Hunting Dogs

Pet
Hunting dogs, whether hunting in the woods or performing at field trials, must be in tip-top shape. All the hours invested in training can be diminished if the dog is not fed the proper diet. We have some great tips for feeding hunting dogs to obtain optimum performance.

Choosing the Proper Kennel or Crate for Your Dog

Pet
Just like humans, dogs like their own space. Dog crates, kennels, and exercise pens are widely available. But which option is right for your dog?

Choosing The Best Lawn Fertilizer

Lawn
A balanced application of good lawn fertilizer four times a year helps, but first you need to determine the best lawn fertilizer for your grass & area. Here are some tips and resources for additional lawn care information.

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