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Recommendations

As part of Veterinary Care, recommendations and advice are huge. Whole-istic approach to vet medicine gives comprehensive management instead of a pill as needed.

Inherited a Koi Pond III

Inherited a Koi Pond III We are not going to talk about viruses at this point, you just inherited a pond you have plenty to worry about. But you should know that there is...

So You Inherited a Koi Pond!?

So you inherited a Koi pond? Maybe somebody died, (sorry), or maybe you bought a house that has a fishpond. Maybe you’ve always wanted one and the presence of the fish pond has been...

Stop Breaking Submersible Heaters

So, they finally perfected the “titanium” submersible aquarium heater. You never have to worry about smacking it against the side of a tank or container. Ehhhhhhhhhhh  sort of. I watched someone do a water...

Constant Salt In The Pond: Please Don’t.

I was browsing for a salt document and I found a web site with someone who should know better, recommending that people salt their ponds all the time, to maintain a moderate 0.1% solution...

Dogs and Cats Shouldn’t Have Chicken Butts

Dogs and cats should never have chicken in their butt. Trying to get your attention with that headline. How does chicken end up in the butts of dogs and cats? (Alternative title: “Inflammatory bowel...

Hand brush for dogs

Hand (Glove) brush for dogs This worked really well. I got it for Christmas from Mrs. Johnson. It is awesome on a lot of levels but mainly you can “brush your dog” everywhere without...

Bark Collars I Like and Use

What you want in a “good” bark collar Bark Collars Seem Barbaric (So is dropping a dog off at the pound because your apartment is evicting you, or surgically ‘debarking’ a dog) Every year,...

Sterilizing The Tank

“I’m going to break down, and sterilize the tank, gravel and plants.” It’s promised often and it’s USUALLY unnecessary. Sterilization of Environments is suggested as “The Way” to prevent diseases. This is widely advocated...

Vitamins For Freshwater Fish Are a Waste of Money

Vitamins in teleost freshwater fishes are another way to spend money. But before you buy vitamins for freshwater fish, please put the money in an envelop and mail it to the Department of Labor....

What’s the Best Dog Probiotic on Amazon?

What’s the Best Dog Probiotic on Amazon? We’ve almost forever known that our gut contains germs. We learned a little more recently that many of the germs in our gut a “good” and necessary....

Aquarium and Tank Heaters (Glass Ones Suck)

Cost-Effective Titanium Aquarium and Tank Heaters If you’ve been using glass heaters, or you’ve ever lost a tank to an exploding heater or a failure that boils your fish, then this is a good...