Do you want to own a horse? Here is what you need to know.

Have you always dreamed of owning your own horse? Horse ownership may be more cost-effective and attainable than expected. Let’s break down the expenses of owning a horse: *The average cost of a low-end horse is $2,500.00-5,000.00, with an increasing number of sales barns now offering financing. Another option would be to look for horses that are available for adoption with nominal fees throughout the state. *There are a number of stables across Massachusetts offering all-inclusive board at low rates. Boarding takes a lot of the responsibility of feeding and stall cleaning away from a backyard horse owner. For example, Dream Catcher Farm located in Templeton offers full board for $400.00/month. This includes the proper amount of feed for your horse, watering, bedding, and stall cleaning. They also have access to miles of trails and an indoor riding arena. Another farm located in Phillipston offers identical services for $375.00/month. Bobby’s ranch in […]

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Does your pet need to go on a diet?

How do you know if your pet is to fat? According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention’s clinical survey in October 2017,50.2 million dogs and 56.5 million cats were considered to be overweight. I must confess that I love seeing chunky fur babies, but the reality is that it isn’t healthy for them to be carrying extra weight around. If you would like to read more about the health risks to your pet and learn tips on how to help them lose weight please visit Pet Obesity Prevention by clicking on this link https://petobesityprevention.org/pet-weight-check/

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Halloween is Coming!

Halloween is a holiday that kids and grown-ups alike enjoy. But for your pets, it could also mean a disaster waiting to happen. Here are a few tips to keep your pets safe this Halloween. 1. Block them off in a room away from the front door, and play soothing music for them. 2. We can’t stress this enough, Do Not leave your pup outside! Your pup may be frightened from all the sounds and costumes, that they may try to run away or even bite out of fear. 3. Keep the candy bowl away from both your dogs and cats. Many of you know that chocolate is bad, but there are other ingredients in the candy that can cause anything from an upset stomach to death of your pet. 4. Say no to glow sticks. Although the liquid inside the stick is non-toxic, it will still cause stomach distress. You don’t […]

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