Author: Christy

Guinea Pigs

Common Name: Guinea Pig   Scientific Name: Cavia porcellus   Life Span: About 3 – 6 years   Size: 8 – 14″ (20 – 36cm)   Diet: Guinea pig mixes from a local pet store can be a good place to start, but beware that guinea pigs will pick and choose what they like out of the mix and may not get all of the nutrition they need. Guinea pigs also need to have good balance of fruits and vegetables, but not too much otherwise they end up with diarrhea. Try to feed three vegetable servings a day in...

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People Food as Dog Treats

How often do you give your dog “just a little piece” of what you are eating for dinner or a snack?  It’s a tiny piece, so what’s the harm, right?  As it turns out, that little bite of people food can turn into many bites of people food over time, thus causing weight gain and an unhealthy pet in the long run. In the past we posted a Food for Thought article outlining the caloric differences from pets to humans in certain foods.  Today we are providing you with an info-graphic with even more detailed content on just how...

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Pets Waiting at Home Giveaway – 8/10 thru 8/31

Michigan Savings and More has teamed up with IMHO Views, Reviews and Giveaways to offer you the chance to win one of these three dog supplements from Lloyd & Lucy’s Pet Supplies.  Check out these gracious hosts and fill out the form at the bottom of the page to enter. You may enter daily starting August 10 through 11:59pm August 31, 2016. This post contains affiliate links and if clicked and a purchase made I may receive a small commission to help support this blog. Welcome To The Back To School Pets Waiting At Home Giveaway! Check out everything...

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Honey Bees – What to Do if You Find Them Living Around Your House

Please, never kill a nest of honey bees, even if you find them living around your house.  I don’t expect you to live with them right outside your door but there are better ways of fixing the problem rather than killing them.  First off, honey bees are one of the most important insects in our ecosystem.  They pollinate plants more than all other methods combined, and of course the honey and pollen they produce that humans consume.  Think of a world without these bees.  Crops would not produce near as effectively, fruit trees would produce less fruit, and plants...

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