22 Jan 2016

Livestock Health: The Importance Of Veterinary Services

Author: Jade Sutherland | Category: Animal Care | Tags:

Whether it is pigs, horses, cows, cattle and goats, veterinary services are very important for your livestock. If you’d not inspect them regularly you will unaware of many diseases and even until they die. Some diseases can even harm you. So, it is best to give them treatments whenever they need it. Keep a good track of the medicines you give them, the date and other information regarding their health. Given below are some reasons why veterinary services are very important to your animals.

To make sure they are healthy

First and foremost to have a good farm you need a healthy livestock. To make sure they are in good health conditions you have to run medical tests for them and check whether they need any treatments. This will be a key success to your farm. Without proper animal health practices, the efficiency and optimal profits will reduce in your farm. Veterinary services and quality livestock production goes hand in hand. Once your animals are tested you will be able to know all their health conditions and the medicines you will need to give them. Also you can get advices from the specialists and make them come to visit your farm often to check on your animals. Cattle pregnancy testing is one of the tests that are done to recognize pregnant cattle and to give them their appropriate treatments for a healthy birth.

To recognize diseases

You would never be aware of the harmful diseases in your animals if you never inspected them. Some of these diseases are harmful for human beings as well. Best example is influenzas that spread with the aid of farm animals. Make sure your environment is healthy for anyone to breathe in and out. Before you lose many cattle in your farm, run medical tests on each and every animal.

Save your money

It is true that veterinary services are bit costly but it will ensure the safety of your animals and also yourself and the workers. If you don’t have medical tests for your cattle, you will be unaware of the diseases and bad health conditions they carry. And also if one cow has a spreading disease the rest of the cows too will fall ill. So, it is best to recognize such diseases in the early stage instead of wafting it to spread for the whole livestock. It is better to treat one cow than hundreds of cows. And also it would save their lives. If your animals keep on dying for various illnesses the number of animals in your farm will keep reducing and you will have to buy new animals to your farm to meet the requirements of consumers. It is costly to buy new animals instead of treating them well. On the other hand, if your animal has disease, it is better to separate them to other. Use a good cattle crush to transport them.

18 Dec 2015

Provide Your Cat The Luxury It Deserves

Author: Jade Sutherland | Category: Pet Products | Tags:

Your cat deserves luxury! Yes, that is right and you read right. Your cute furry cat deserves pampering, leisure time and super luxury. These cats have emotions and feelings just like human beings. They love their masters, their owners and they want the same love from their owners.

They too need proper cat beds, accessories and proper foods to stay and healthy. Buy the best accessories for your cat and keep it safe and comfortable.

While proper cat beds keep some factors in mind, like is it comfortable enough for your cat? Is the material organic? Is the material environmental friendly and pet friendly? And is the bed durable? Is the bed stylish enough?

Mostly, cats want your attention, and a simple loving attitude will fill it with joy. It will understand that you care for it as it loves you. So, how can you satiate your thirst of providing your cats with luxury? Well, there are many such way outs which will help you to attract its attention and make it understand that you love him or her. At the same time, you can provide it with the luxury it deserves.

Here are some ways to keep it in luxurious life style

Take it to a parlor- you can take your car to a cat parlor. It will receive proper washing and grooming there. It will look good as well as it will feel good.

Take it to gym – a healthy body and a healthy mind are the keys to lead a happy life. And your cat needs to be in its healthy body and in its healthy mind. To keep it physically fit and mentally active you need to take to a good cat gym. Take it to the gym and let it enjoy its time there.

Take it to a long drive with you – your cat will love a long drive with you. Keep one day or evening only for your cat and pamper it with your love and affection.

Arrange healthy foods for it – make sure your cat gets healthy foods. You should arrange for foods which are nutritious as well as tasty.

Arrange proper eating bowl for it – make sure your cat eat in a proper bowl. Find the best quality cat bowls and use it when it will dine.

Buy pillows and scratch boards- you can also buy pillows and scratch boards. These will help you to keep the cat in total comfort.

03 Dec 2015

Checklist Before Travelling With Your Pet

Author: Jade Sutherland | Category: Pet Services | Tags:

Family vacations are great times to spend a relaxing and have fun outdoors. Especially, if your pet were a small pup or kitten, you and your kids wouldn’t be happy to leave it alone. Moreover, if there isn’t anyone to take care of it, you couldn’t cancel the trip as well. Why don’t you consider taking your pet along with you? Taking the adorable pup or kitten would be double fun that you already are excited about. Travelling with your pets without a doubt is not an easy thing to do?

There are certain things that you need to sort out before, leaving on an amazing trip. If you are planning to take your pets, you should plan it well ahead. Here’s a checklist for you to follow and make life easier. These points will help you organize a stress-free vacation and return back with many memories:

• Organizing an accommodation that allows bringing pets

The first step for you to plan is locating a pet friendly accommodation so, that you could take it along. You wouldn’t want to reach the hotel and have to turn back, because they wouldn’t allow. Contact the place and clarify all the details about bringing the pet along.

• Check up with the vet

Prior to the trip take your pet to the vet and get him checked thoroughly. They would recommend if he can or cannot go with you. Without fail take any medication that is prescribed or sprays for ticks and so on.

• Pack the following items of your pet:

Kennel and Bedding

– Towel and shampoo

– Collar and leash

– For emergency situations you need an animal first aid kits

– Litter box, plastic bags

– Food and water bowls and food e.g. canned food/ pet snacks

• Search about the laws and regulations of taking pets

There are certain laws in some states regarding bringing pets from another region. This could be due to reasons such as diseases and so on. Hence, along with searching for pet friendly accommodation, gather information about such regulations. For instance if you’re planning to go site seeing, check if they allow pets and how they should be brought.

• Identification photograph

In case you lose your pet in a park or a place that is crowded, you should carry along a recent picture of your pet. As a fact, you will be able to find you lost pet faster. Make sure to engrave contact information in its collar.

• Contact of a vet in the area you’re vacationing

Get hold of some contact details of a vet near the accommodation or the nearest veterinarian. You never know if you would need to take your pet for a visit due to a sickness or injury. So get these details when before leaving home.

With this checklist you will be able to organize everything smoothly without any hassle.

25 Nov 2015

Here Are Some Tips When Caring For Your Dog

Author: Jade Sutherland | Category: Pet Services | Tags:

‘How should I take care of my pooch?’ This is the very common query of the first time dog owners. So, for your help, we have gathered the details of your dog care here.

• Hiring professionals: You will need dog grooming specialist for this purpose. If you think that it is not possible for you to hire a professional, ensure that you have detailed knowledge about dogs’ exercise.

• Know about exercises: When you decide to take your dog out for regular exercise or simple for dog walking in the nearby dog park, some points you should know well. We have listed them all. Your dog grooming session will be at stake otherwise.

1. Small dog breeds: Your small breed pet will not be willing to go out for a walk or exercises. They have deep love for indoors and keep lying on the couch. You may find them feeling more cheerful to play with a ball. Keep the kibbles ready and you can reward your dog with handful of kibbles.

2. Large dog breeds: If you are a proud owner of the large dog breeds, like Saint Bernard, golden retriever, Bulldog, Germen Shepherd, Alsatian or some others, they will always love to stay outside. If you have a nearby dog park, they would love to be in such a park. They love to meet other dogs and different people.

3. Caution for exercise: When you are taking your pet dog for exercises, you must know some cautions. If you are insisting your pooch to run more than the natural ability, it will make your dog tired. Over tiring is a bad for your dog’s health and so take care while your dog is enjoying its physical activities.

• Visit the dog parlor: This is the ultimate time for pampering the dogs. They need trimming of their nails. A dog’s hair care is important to keep it tidy. These parlors are the ultimate place to make your dog feel good and cleansing of your dog is essential. Why should you choose the professionals? It is important because of their professional training. They know how to deal with such task professionally. If you are doing it all by yourself, your simple mistakes will hurt your dog. Select the best parlor for your pooch. Once your dog is out of the parlor, it will have a silkier coat. 

• Take it with you to travel – you can take it with you for a few hours in short-distance travelling.
Let your dog enjoy a very good health!