Your Cat Head Bumps You Because They Love You

Cats are not the best at showing love, and sometimes we need to look for more subtle crews that they've accepted us as part of their group. Not all cats will come up and lick your hand or face like a dog, but they still have their own way of showing affection. You've...

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10% Off All Dental Procedures In August

Did you hear the news? We're offering 10% off ALL dental procedures during the month of August 2017! Why is this so important to us? Did you know, by the age of 3, 70% of cats and 80% of dogs have some form of periodontal disease (dental disease)? It’s not just a...

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Join Us At The National High School Finals Rodeo

The National High School Finals Rodeo is back! They’re coming back! The world’s largest rodeo, the National High School Finals Rodeo, will return to Gillette July 16-22nd, 2017. The 69th annual rodeo will bring to town approximately 1,700 contestants from 42 states, 5...

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Use Of pH Testing Of Milk To Predict Foaling Time In Mares

If you have a pregnant mare, one thing you would like to know is when she going to foal. Even if you have a breeding date, there is still a lot of variabilities and this causes a lot of sleepless nights. In the past, milk from the mare has been tested for calcium and...

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Newborn Calf Survival Tips

Those of you in the cow-calf business wait all year for a calf. Most calves will be born in late spring or early summer. To make sure as many of these calves live as possible, today I am going to share some tips from Dr. John Maas from the University of California at...

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Nutrition in Foals

Foal growth and development starts even before birth so proper nutrition of the mare is critical. Dr. Karen Davison from Purina Feed indicates foals are eating machines from birth and will nurse 70 or more times per day while consuming 30 pounds of milk per day during...

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Feline Reproduction: Giving Birth to Kittens

Too often a litter of kittens comes as an almost total surprise. The cute little girl kitten from last fall is one day noticed to be a bit round in the middle only the very next spring. No one got around to spaying her and she seemed too young for – er – adult...

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Tara’s Kitchen Bites – Nutrition After Trauma

Imagine the story of Fez, a now older Labrador who was loving life at his house. At Fez’s home, there were kids and toys and properly regulated food bowls. He loved to run and play in the yard. And he loved to chase after those fast moving aluminum boxes that drive...

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