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What are Chestnuts on Horses?

What are Chestnuts on Horses
Many horse owners are aware that horses have chestnuts. Not as many of them, however, know that horses also have ergots on their legs. What are chestnuts and ergots? Why do horses have them? We’ll answer both of those questions and more in this post. What is a Chestnut on a Horse? A chestnut often […] Read more »

Dogs and Shelters Depend on Volunteers

Are you a dog lover who is looking to make a difference in the lives of animals and in your community? Your local animal shelter needs volunteers like you to help carry out its mission. It is estimated that shelters take in more than 3,000,000 dogs each year. Volunteers make an enormous positive impact at […] Read more »

Horse Movies for Date Night

Once you’ve completed your chores for the evening, you must say goodnight to your horse and take care of your human needs! If you’re ready to kickback and spend some leisure time at home on date night, watch a horse movie alongside a close companion! Sharing your love of horses with the people you care […] Read more »

Holiday Foods Dangerous to Dogs

As you plan your shopping list for your holiday menu, be sure to check your supply of hydrogen peroxide because some of the foods you prepare may be dangerous to your dog. If your fur baby accidentally ingests something potentially hazardous, you may need to induce vomiting to prevent further harm. To prepare for this […] Read more »

Choosing the Right Boarder for Your Dog

As a dog owner, you may have a routine that enables you to be with your pooch every day and night. You may have a lucky dog that’s become a constant traveling companion even when you vacation for weeks at a time. While you may want to believe you and your best friend are inseparable, […] Read more »

Checklist for First-Time Horse Owners

If you’re considering bringing a horse into your life for the first time, it’s wise to create a checklist that will help you organize how you’ll be spending your resources in the years ahead. As you plan your venture, it’s important to take into account the horse’s age, breed, and future purpose as you list […] Read more »

Understanding Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip dysplasia is a common condition often found in larger dog breeds, but even small breeds may suffer from it. Owners may notice a problem when the dog is only a few months old, but for some, the issue does not make itself known until adulthood. Understanding what hip dysplasia is, recognizing the symptoms, and […] Read more »

Bug Off, Flies!

Flies are a barn owner’s biggest nuisance, especially in warm weather. Not only are flies annoying and can bite or sting your horses, they also can spread a number of diseases. Here, the horse lovers at Springtime Supplements offer some tips to control the flies and keep your herd happy and comfortable. Prevention is the […] Read more »

Getting Your Dog into Agility Training

Are you looking for a great way to get in shape mentally and physically? Do you want the same for your dog and strengthen the bond you two share? Consider agility training. Agility is an exciting sport for dogs and their human companions. Seeing a dog maneuver through an obstacle course is an amazing sight! […] Read more »

Can Biting Insects Really Cause Harm to Our Pets?

Biting insects aren’t just gross, they can be dangerous!  Pets of all shapes and sizes are at risk to the dangers of biting insects. Here, the experts at Springtime Supplements help to outline some of the dangers that biting insects pose to our beloved pets, as well as give some tips to keep your furry […] Read more »