As much as we enjoy the sun beams peeking in through the blinds, signifying that a warmer season is coming, it also illuminates the dust and dirt that has been hiding all winter long! Spring cleaning is upon us and we wanted to give y'all a list of non-toxic products that are safe for your … Continue reading Spring Cleaning!
Rhinos are one of the oldest groups of mammals, virtually living fossils. They play an important role in their habitats and in countries like Namibia, rhinos are an important source of income from ecotourism. The protection of black rhinos creates large blocks of land for conservation purposes. This benefits many other species, including elephants. Black rhinos … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Black Rhino
The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and Spring allergies are getting ready to rear their ugly head. If you suffer from the sneezes and sniffles come springtime, don't forget to check in with your pet to see if they struggle with the same symptoms! "An allergy is a state of over-reactivity or hypersensitivity of the … Continue reading Ah-choo! Spring allergies & your pet.
April 1st was the kick off for Heartworm Awareness Month in the veterinary world, and we are here to educate and inform y'all about this gruesome disease. "Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by foot-long worms … Continue reading April is: Heartworm Awareness Month.
"People usually think of leopards in the savannas of Africa but in the Russian Far East, a rare subspecies has adapted to life in the temperate forests that make up the northern-most part of the species’ range. Similar to other leopards, the Amur leopard can run at speeds of up to 37 miles per hour. … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Amur Leopard
Weighing in at approximately 5 tons, the Sumatran elephant is a sub-species of Asian elephant which includes the Indian elephant, the Sumatran elephant, the Sri-Lanka elephant and the Borneo elephant. The Sumatran elephant is extremely rare today, with estimates in 2000 putting Sumatran elephant numbers at just over 2,000 individuals. As its name suggests, the Sumatran elephant is found exclusively on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. However, the … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Sumatran Elephant
I don't know about you, but when the sun starts shining and the temperature starts to creep above 60 I become a crazy plant and gardening prep kind of gal. I love to get my seedlings started for outside, and fill the indoors with a variety of houseplants - all pet-friendly of course! I wanted … Continue reading House Plants: the do’s and dont’s!