You might be thinking about buying a horse. This is a big decision that you don’t want to rush into. Like buying any other pet, there are costs to consider and responsibilities. But a horse isn’t just like purchasing a pet. In some ways it is. For instance, like a pet, when you buy a horse you’ll be bringing a new companion into your life. But there are other things to consider too. The first place to start is to ask yourself one question. [Read more…]
A pet can be a great addition to any home. Whether you have a family with children, a young couple or even if you live on your own. A pet can provide companionship and loyalty. The can sometimes even be a reason to help you develop a routine because there is always something else to think about other than yourself. However, getting your first pet can be a daunting experience. What type of animal would be right for you and your home? So I thought I would share with you some of the smaller animals that make ideal first pets. They are low maintenance and don’t require much space so they would suit most home set ups. [Read more…]
Not a big fan of furry animals? Want pets that won’t pee on your carpet? Then fish might just be the pets for you. Keeping fish has many variations. You can make it easy, or hard on yourself depending on what kind of fish you want. There’s quite a lot of choice involved. For the sake of this guide, we’re going to say you’re keeping tropical fish indoors. We’ll walk you through the processes involved in that. [Read more…]
Treating your animals like they’re your kids is not uncommon. You dress them up. You spoil them with gifts and treats. You love them, that much is clear.
Animals can be unruly though. They are animals, after all. There might be the temptation just to let your animal act as they would naturally, but there are going to be repercussions.
I’ll walk you through the reasons why you should think about a little discipline. [Read more…]
In order to provide your horse with the best level of care possible, you must keep your eyes and ears open at all times. Your horse can’t tell you when something is wrong, so it’s up to you to be aware of any behavior or physical symptoms that are unusual. This will require you to carry out routine checks on your horse and to provide excellent care in order to prevent her from contracting any illness or infection. It will also require you to act quickly and effectively whenever you notice something is wrong, so the problem is not allowed to worsen. Keep reading for some useful information on providing routine care for your horse. [Read more…]
The animals are more ancient than us. They were here for millennia before humans surfaced on the earth. Animals are our ancient brothers and sisters. They enjoy a seamless presence – a lyrical unity with the earth. Animals live outside in the wind, in the waters, in the mountains, and in the clay. The knowing of the earth is in them. The Zen-like silence and thereness of the landscape is mirrored in the silence and solitude of animals. Animals know nothing of Freud, Jesus, Buddha, Wall Street, the Pentagon, or the Vatican. They live outside the politics of human intention. Somehow they already inhabit the eternal.I hope that more people will teach their children to respect animals no matter how small or big or what they are. These children when taught earlier, will grow to also teach their children. Respect is just a relative word. It doesn’t really matter who it is you are giving it to. [Read more…]