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Posted On: 05-24-2016
Summer is approaching and that typically means warmer temperatures are on the way—although the thermometer’s schedule is quite unpredictable these days! It’s true that animals can naturally cope with heat and cold—but only to a point. Our furry friends rely on us to help keep them cool when the mercury rises. Dogs are especially more sensitive to heat than they are of cooler temperatures. Here...
Posted On: 05-11-2016
If your dog spends a significant amount of time outside, he or she might need a dog house or kennel to provide protection from the elements (snow, rain, etc.), escape from the cold, shade from the sun and, in general, a place to feel safe and secure—like a den. A quality dog house can last a long time when properly maintained. Here are some tips to keep your best friend’s shelter up to par as...
Posted On: 05-04-2016
Your backyard provides you and your family respite—and chances are your family includes a furry friend or two. If your property includes outdoor structures, such as sheds, gazebos, or playhouses, have you thought about making those pet-friendly? Here are a few things to consider: Add a pet door to structures to allow dogs or outdoor cats to go inside (where appropriate, of course). Attach food or...
Posted On: 04-20-2016
According National Geographic, more than 60 percent of a household’s water use is from yards. Another brutal statistic? We can lose up to three gallons of water per day just from one leaky faucet or hose. Never before, especially with the constant droughts in the western United States, has such an emphasis been placed on water conservation. We can all make changes to how we care for our yards and...
Posted On: 04-13-2016
The pops of color in pristine gardens and the meticulous landscaping you see each spring and summer doesn’t happen overnight—there’s a lot of thought, preparation and hard work that goes into these projects. And it all starts about this time of year. Here, we’ll provide a few top tips on getting your shed ready for spring, as well as some spring gardening tips. Get Your Shed Ready Your shed might...

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