Women in Rodeo

Jackie Crawford headshot

As we approach the NFR, let’s take a look at some of the fearless and fantastic women who helped make rodeo the sport it is today. The first cowgirl, Lucille Mulhall, made a name for herself after impressing Theodore Roosevelt with her riding and roping skills. Roosevelt told Mulhall he would invite her to his […]

Holiday Food for Dogs

Thanksgiving dinner turkey

While we all are tempted to share our tasty dinners with our canine companions, a lot of food that we enjoy isn’t safe or healthy for our furry friends. As the holiday season approaches, many of us will be preparing greater quantities of food for our celebrations. Our pets can ramp up the begging around […]

Preventative is Preferred

Aging is inevitable. Keeping ourselves, our horses and our pets healthy as we age should be a priority. Thinking preventatively, and not reactively can save us time, money and pain. So what are the best ways to do so? Regular check ups at the vet or doctor are paramount. Keeping on top of your health, […]

CBD for Dogs, does it work?

With CBD products on the rise, CBD products for dogs have become more common. With the growth of these products comes questions: Are they safe for my dog? What benefits do they have? What’s the dosing like? Has there been any testing or studies? All of these questions are valid concerns to have. We want […]

Microchipping Your Pets

Calico cat sits on desk.

When my cat got out and ran off, I was worried, as any pet parent would be. There’s a lot of dangers out there for an indoor cat. Something that assuaged my fears somewhat was her microchip. I made sure to get her microchipped when she was spayed, and registered it immediately. My vet recommended […]

Age and Arthritis

Depiction of arthritis in a knee joint.

One wide misconception is that arthritis is caused by old age. While age and arthritis often coincide, the reasoning behind it is often overlooked. If arthritis was entirely a consequence of aging, then arthritis would be inevitable — and it is not. As a matter of fact, the majority of people with arthritis are under […]

How to Feed an Off-the-Track Thoroughbred

A line of horses being ridden on a dirt track.

Off-track Thoroughbreds, otherwise known as OTTBs, are popular mounts for riders of various disciplines. They require specific nutritional needs which differ when they are on the track versus when they are off. We have gathered some information regarding how to feed an OTTB. Racehorses exhibit very high intensity levels when exercising, therefore they require increased […]

All About Service and Guide Dogs

By Emily Daigle Most dog owners consider their pup to be their lifeline, but to many individuals this is quite literally true. Sight, sound, mobility, diabetes, epilepsy, PTSD, autism, allergies, mental illness – all are within the incredible range that service and guide dogs can assist their owners with. Legally, these specially trained canines have […]

The Importance of Daily Exercise

Woman stretches in living room with dog.

By Emily Daigle We all know by now that movement is important for us and we need at least an hour of physical activity a day, but why is it so important? No matter what age or physical condition you are in, the health benefits of daily exercise are applicable to everyone. Below we have […]

The Importance of Dog Walking

Two small dogs pulling on their leashes in a field.

By Emily Daigle No matter what age, condition, or breed of your pup, walking your dog is crucial to its well-being and here’s why. Daily walks are so much more than “potty breaks”. The benefits that can result from walking your dog include mental stimulation, behavioral training, opportunities for socialization, and, of course, physical exercise […]