Rural living offers so much to dogs. Some might say that dogs living in the country are living the dream. There are so many benefits for them that come hand in hand with the extended space. However, with the freedom that comes with country living, there are also precautions and considerations that need to be […]
Remember when I told you we thought my daughter’s pet rabbit (practice for meat rabbits here on the homestead) was pregnant? We mated the doe, and she immediately started showing signs of pregnancy, including moodiness (which is not like her), beating up the buck she usually adores, making a nest, and pulling fur to line […]
While every dog is different, they will follow the same general signs while in labor. The average time for a dogs pregnancy is 63 days, though they can be as short as 58 days or as long as 69. If a dog has been pregnant for longer than 69 days veterinary intervention should be sought.Don’t […]
Who doesn’t like giving their dogs treats, amIright? I can feel the gratitude from my dogs when they receive a treat – but all three of our dogs have struggled with weight gain after spay and neuter, and controlling what they eat is important to me. These guys are part of the family and we […]
How to hack a dog that has killed a chicken. I’ve used this method on a husky, husky mix, and wolf dog and all three are now left alone unsupervised with chickens!
How to keep dogs away from outhouses.