Category Archive: Pets

Which Dog is the Best for Survival

Which Dog is the Best for Survival In the past we have had posts regarding what kind of dog makes the best watch dog. The best watch dog may not be the best breed however, for overall survival purposes. Different traits apply and a different set of skills are required. These facts can vary by …

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Guard VS Police Dogs: Know the Distinction in Laws

Guard VS Police Dogs: Know the Distinction in Laws First let me make it perfectly clear that I am not nor is this post intended to be anti-law enforcement post. Rather to insure you are aware of the distinction in the laws between your family pet or guard dogs and the police dog. If you have …

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Animal Track Identification

Animal Track Identification The featured article today is a helpful animal tracking guide from the Farmer’s Almanac. It, fortunately for me, it includes pictures! Even though I am not an active hunter I find the information useful in just knowing which animal is wandering about on my property. It helps me protect my garden and my pets from …

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25 Genius Dog Hacks – Easier For You Better for Them

25 Genius Dog Hacks – Easier For You Better for Them Definitely the majority of dog owners think of their pooch as much more than a pet. More like an integral member of the family. This is true whether it’s a working dog or a lap dog. They give so much of themselves to us …

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MIY Flea Powder

MIY Flea Powder This make it yourself flea powder works as a repellent on all kinds of small insects. Preferable to spraying your home or animals with chemicals when there is a natural solutions that works! Especially preferred if you have small children who put everything in their mouths and are crawling or falling a …

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DIY Wooden Pallet Rabbit Hutch

DIY Wooden Pallet Rabbit Hutch Every critter on the homestead needs its own space and appropriate housing. This is true whether they are kept as pets or livestock. Including rabbits! Their pen or housing is called a hutch. You can of course purchase a hutch. You can see them HERE from the bare minimum priced at about $56 USD to hundreds of dollars …

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DIY Thunder Shirt for Your Nervous Pet

DIY Thunder Shirt for Your Nervous Pet I tried this for the American Independence day celebration when my neighborhood began to sound like a firing range and it worked! Fireworks and firecrackers are still legal in many smaller cities and towns across the country. So now I purchased one in anticipation of a repeat on News Years Eve. Not only …

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Identify & Treat Snake Bites in Humans or Dogs

Identify & Treat Snake Bites in Humans or Dogs I find snakes in general unpleasant. I don’t even like pictures of them. But I realize that I must know which snake is poisonous or dangerous to humans and pets in order to be able to protect myself and my animals from them. I don’t recommend …

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MIY Deer Tallow Soap & Candles (Pet Food By-Product)

MIY Deer Tallow Soap & Candles (Pet Food By-Product) Deer fat is one of the parts of the deer hunt that goes unused. When hunting I believe you should use every part of the animal possible. With the pictured tutorial linked below you can learn how to turn that fat to tallow to use for …

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Saving Your Pet When Disaster Strikes Infographic

Saving Your Pet When Disaster Strikes Infographic It’s not just you when you have a pet! Prepare for them too. See a how to infographic enlarged for easy reading below This is an aggregated site. Please be aware some of the sites we link you to could have pop ups. We have no control over …

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