Recent Blog Posts

  • How Often Should You Clean Your Fish Tank

    September 1, 2015
    The frequency in which one should clean their fish tank is largely dependent on the type of aquarium and the fish inside it. There are really no hardcore rules about how often you should clean your fish tank.
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  • Preparing Your Koi Pond for Fall and Winter

    September 1, 2015
    As summer comes to a close and fall settles in, temperatures will begin to fade. When the temperature outside drops, the temperature of your Koi Pond will also fall. Preparing your pond for fall and winter is a challenging task that requires many steps.
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  • Steps to Take Before Adding Fish to a New Tank

    August 1, 2015
    It may seem like a fresh, new, sparkling clean, unused tank would be the ideal habitat for fish, but novice aquarium owners often kill fish by adding them to a tank before it is ready.
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  • How Birds Migrate

    August 1, 2015
    When birds migrate, many of us think of a flock of geese flying South in a V-shaped formation. However, birds migrate for many different reasons in many different ways.
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  • What Is Catnip and Why Do Cats Go Crazy for It?

    July 1, 2015
    Every cat owner has offered their cat a sniff or taste of catnip and giggled at the ensuing nuttiness of their furry friend, but what exactly is catnip and why do cats go head over paws for it? What IS Catnip? Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is an herb in the mint family.
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  • How to Get Your Puppy to Stop Biting Everything

    July 1, 2015
    It is normal for puppies to mouth, chew, gnaw and bite everything they come across – a dog's mouth is sensitive and young puppies are simply investigating their world.
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  • All About Hummingbirds

    June 1, 2015
    Hummingbirds are fascinating, but how much do you really know about these flying jewels? Top 10 Questions About Hummingbirds How many types of hummingbirds are there? There are more than 300 species of hummingbirds, but there are only about a dozen species that regularly visit the United States.
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  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    June 1, 2015
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • No Hummingbirds at Your Feeders? We Have Solutions!

    May 1, 2015
    Hummingbirds are some of the most desirable backyard birds, but if they aren't finding your backyard to their liking, there are many steps you can take to attract them to your feeders.
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  • Tips for Washing Your Pet

    May 1, 2015
    No matter what type of pets you have – cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, turtles, etc. – regular baths can be a healthy part of their care, but baths should be given gently to be sure they aren't hurting pets more than helping them.
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