Dangerous Natural Tick Remedies (Infographic)

Some of the natural tick products and recommendations out there are nothing short of alarming.  Companies and individuals aren’t doing their homework before selling or recommending products containing natural ingredients that can harm or even kill some animals.  Many assume if they’re safe for humans they must be safe for animals.  Others research the functionality […]

Natural Sunscreen Foods for Dogs (Infographic) ©

Dogs can suffer from sunburns and skin damage just like humans can. Some foods and natural supplements offer properties that help protect your dog (and you) from the sun and its damaging effects. Including more natural sunscreen foods in your dog’s diet is a convenient way to protect them from the merciless rays of Summer.

DIY Natural Fertilizer Balls for Aquarium Plants (Infographic) ©

There is nothing more naturally beautiful than a planted fish tank.  Aquatic plants can absorb nutrients from the water column and/or roots. Some aquatic plants are thought to be heavier root feeders than others, such as Cryptocoryne (Crypt), Vallisneria (Val) and Echinodorus (Sword) species. Aquarists who grow these species, or have a lot of root-feeding […]

Natural Aquariums – Wild-Type Mollies ©

Mollies and other Livebearers have been a staple in aquariums for many years.  They’re usually purchased in an aquarium store, catching the eye of fish-keepers with their rainbow of colors and fancy finnage.   Many fish-keepers are unaware that most of these retail Mollies are actually hybrids of several wild Molly species, selectively bred for elaborate […]

65+ Plant-Based Sources of Protein / Amino Acids for Pets (With Infographic) ©

Protein (built with amino acids) is important for all pet animal species, including horses, dogs, cats, fish, reptiles, rabbits, ferrets, birds, etc.  The skeletal and muscular system, organs, nervous system, glands, immune system, circulatory system, and blood alkalinity, all depend on protein to function.  It is even more critical for breeding, lactating, and growing animals.

Welfare Weekend: September is Rabies Awareness Month [Infographic]

  A viral disease, Rabies can infect warm-blooded species resulting in acute brain inflammation and death.  We’re coming up to World Rabies Awareness Day on September 28th and September is Rabies Awareness Month. It’s all part of an awareness campaign to reinforce the message that rabies is a preventable disease, yet kills 55,000 people needlessly […]