Pets & Farm Animals Articles

Here are your pet profiles based on the zodiac signs! Capricorn December 22–January 19 Capricorn is... read more
You don’t have to be in the jungle or deep forest to be an animal tracker. Tracks are as close as... read more
Don’t know what to feed your chickens? Follow our tips and advice! For simplicity, most owners of... read more
So, you’d like to get started raising chickens? Be sure you’re ready to commit! Here’s the first... read more
Learn how to build your own chicken coop for your backyard. Here’s beginner’s guide to building a... read more
Setting chicken eggs by the Moon? Here are best days to set eggs for 2016.  According to tradition... read more
Choosing a chicken breed is important. Here’s the second post in a beginner’s guide series to... read more
Want to learn how to raise baby chicks? Here’s a beginner’s guide to bringing up baby! (This is the... read more
Raising chickens for eggs? Let’s talk about how to collect, clean, store, and hatch chicken eggs in... read more
This contest is now closed, but we hope you enjoy these wonderful pet photos—and we thank our... read more
You can blame this blog on my cat sprawling on my computer when I was trying to write this weather ... read more
There’s a lot of competition for the cat food dollar out there, with advertising featuring... read more
 You, too, can understand what your cat is saying—and even talk back in a way that the cat can... read more
April is the beginning of the busy season for me. The snow is gone and the garden beckons but the... read more
As a pet store owner, I deal with a lot of questions about people’s pets. Every week, I take at... read more
As with parents who have young children in the house, pet owners must take stock of their... read more
Why do pets eat grass? Why do cats rub against people? The Almanac helps you understand (and love... read more
Different pets will display sickness symptoms differently, but you should always be on the watch... read more
Just as with humans, improved health care has meant an increased life span for dogs and cats.... read more
Keep your pets well with proper nutrition! Here are tips for feeding your dog and cat. Note: Your... read more
Remember the important dogs, cats, and birds in your life by making these recipes for pet treats.... read more
You can't teach an old dog new tricks, but he can certainly teach you some. You have to pet-proof... read more
To put it simply: there is nothing like an egg! Eggs are surrounded by more myths and old wives'... read more
Did you know that agriculture itself could scarcely have evolved eons ago without the recycling... read more
Diminutive breeds are a perfect choice for small, or hobby farms. Miniature farm animals mature at... read more
All hens need a secure shelter for nesting, roosting at night, and escaping predators and bad... read more
With more than 100 recognized breeds to choose from, hen selection is your first high hurdle. Are... read more
Can you tell the difference between a boiler and a broiler? A rooster from a roaster? We've... read more
Trying to figure out the gestation period or proper age for first mating for your animal? Find the... read more
How old is your dog in human years? Multiplying your dog's age by seven is easy, but isn't very ... read more
A crate is not only a spot for your pet to call its own, but it can also keep your pup out of... read more
Did you know that there are over 300 breeds of dogs? And that isn’t even including the mutts! To... read more
Reward your cat with a special treat! At a small cost, you can grow your own catnip, with enough to... read more
If there were wisdom in beards, all goats would be prophets. The myth that goats eat anything... read more
Have you ever considered having a chirping cricket as a house pet? Here are some facts and tips for... read more
Here are some of the more common plants that are poisonous to pets. Note: There are hundreds of... read more
Is your pet overweight? Pets have the same tendency to gain weight (and consequences) that humans... read more
Pets, like humans, can develop some behavioral problems that annoy you. Here are tips to help you... read more
Cat’s Canapes Ingredients:  1 egg, beaten ¼ cup grated cheddar cheese 1-½ cup slices whole-wheat... read more
Here are some valuable home remedies that can keep your pet healthy, and save you a trip to the vet... read more