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Keeping pets safe on 4th of July

It's the 4th of July, which means BBQ's and fireworks. I personally have one dog that just does not do well with all of the loud noises. According to PetAmberAlert.com, Animal Control services increase 30% from July 4th - 6th with July 5th being one of the busiest days at an animal shelter. There are things you can do to help keep your pets safe this 4th. See below for some suggestions. 1. Microchipping - Once microchipped it lasts their lifetime. Many police stations

What I've learned about Texas Gardening...

Mosquitoes love me! And so do chiggers, midges and spiders. And fire ants...yeah I once sat on an anthill when I was potting flowers, not a fun experience! This month marks my one year anniversary in Texas. My family moved here from a small house in California which had no space for a garden. Once we moved here we went all out and started our garden beds this Spring. Luckily we have had really nice neighbors and friends who have let us in on which natural insect repellen

Keeping pets safe on 4th of July

It's the 4th of July, which means BBQ's and fireworks. I personally have one dog that just does not do well with all of the loud noises. According to PetAmberAlert.com, Animal Control services increase 30% from July 4th - 6th with July 5th being one of the busiest days at an animal shelter. There are things you can do to help keep your pets safe this 4th. See below for some suggestions. 1. Microchipping - Once microchipped it lasts their lifetime. Many police stations