Tag Archives: fleas

Dog Parasites: Fleas and Heart Worm

We’ve battled them in both lifestyles – the concrete jungles as well as the forest surrounded fields. For years they seem to disappear from our lives, only to return again whenever a new dog enters into our lives or a stray cat is brought home. They’re fleas, ticks, and internal parasites and they’re sickening when […]

Fleas and Worms on the Farm

In the country you may just find fleas to be a serious and ongoing problem for your pets. This can be especially true if you are new to your country home and pets inhabited the property before your purchase. After you have been in your new home for 4-6 months and have rid your pets […]

Country Living With Dogs

How we love our dogs! And with good reason… Favorite Farm Dogs Many dogs are suitable for farm life, but the most common are the Border Collie and Australian Shepherd breeds. These dogs have been chosen for their herding capabilities, their dedication to their owner and property, and their ability to learn quickly. They don’t […]

Common Cat Ailments

Any animal you keep – even the domestic cat – has the potential for health issues and the need for preventative maintenance. If you are new to owning a cat, health problems can be expensive and even fatal if left too long. So let’s talk about common problems to watch out for and in future […]