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Garfield

If you've ever experienced farm life or have had a pet, you have probably experienced the happiness of seeing a newborn and the agony of loosing an animal. I have felt the agony this week.Garfield was a shy little cat when I met him two and a half years ago. I found him in the backyard near ...

Farewell To Winter

I used to have a Jack Russell Terrier named Stubby. He loved to go out to snoop and play in the snow. It was always a good day when he could go out to see if he could find anything in the snow, especially if it was a mouse. Somehow, Stubby managed to find a few in the snow. Stubby passed away ...

Garden Plans With My Furry Foursome

Hope you are having a happy start to your new year! Here at our Wild Garden Burbstead in northwest Georgia, winter is just now settling in. So I happily settled into the rocker by the fireplace with a warm cup of cocoa, my Farmer's almanac, favorite seed catalogs and garden planner. Don't you ...

Purpose-Bred Work Dogs on the Farm

Plowing with Pigs (New Society Publishers, 2013) is for the farmer who has a passionate desire to return to simpler times. Authors Oscar H. Will III and Karen K. Will — a husband and wife team — are part of a new wave of homesteaders, ones who seek a good life, and the kind of satisfaction ...

Buddy: The Pet Rooster Who Changed a Family

Author Brian McGrory's life changed drastically after the death of his beloved dog, Harry, when the greiving pet owner fell in love with Pam, Harry's veterinarian. Pam came with accessories that could not have been more exotic to the city-loving bachelor—a home in suburbia, two young ...

A Christmas Home: From the Author of ‘A Dog Named Christmas’

In the middle of economic hard times and an exodus of young folk, the rural community of Crossing Trails has seen better days. The McCray family feels the town’s worry on the horizon, and son Todd sees an increase in the number of dogs taken to the local animal shelter. Todd must face some ...

Protect Your Pet From Pests

Warm weather brings the opportunity for pet owners to enjoy the great outdoors with their furry friends, but it also brings the risk of flea and tick infestation.Veterinarians across the country are expecting an abundance of fleas and ticks this year, due in part to warmer winter temperatures ...