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Properly store bird seed
Food

How to Properly Store Bird Seed

August 23, 2020+

Bird seed can spoil, so it is important to store bird seed properly. Clumps indicate moisture and should not be used. Infestations of rodents or insects,...

Predator Proofing Your Chicken Coop
Advice-Care

Predator Proofing Your Chicken Coop

March 11, 2024+

When owning chickens, keeping your birds safe should always be a priority. Check out our tips on predator-proofing your chicken coop....

Advice-Care

Dog Grooming Tips for Spring

April 25, 2024+

With spring here, most dogs are saying goodbye to their winter coats, allergens are filling the air, and pests are coming out. Here are some spring grooming...

Springtime garden safety for your pets
Advice-Health

Springtime Garden Pet Safety

May 16, 2022+

Gardening season is upon us, and for us pet owners, that means we need to be aware of how to keep our pets safe from hazardous spring plants!...

Advice-Care-Health

Pet Seasonal Allergies

May 2, 2024+

Did you know that seasonal allergies can also affect our pets? Learn what symptoms to look for and how to help your furry friend if they show signs of allergies....

How to Grow Your Own Indoor Herb Garden
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How to Grow Your Own Indoor Herb Garden

September 29, 2023+

Check out our step-by-step guide to learn how to grow your own indoor herb garden successfully. You'll always have fresh herbs on hand!...

dental health tips for your dog
Care-Food-Health

Dental Health Tips For Your Dog

January 29, 2022+

How often are you brushing your dog's teeth? It should be every day! Here are a few important dental tips for your dog to keep in mind....

Dental health tips for your cat
Care-Health

Dental Health Tips For Your Cat

January 30, 2022+

How often are you brushing your cat's teeth? It should be every day! Here are a few important dental tips for your cat to keep in mind....

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Tips to Prevent Leash Pulling

February 22, 2024+

Does your dog constantly pull on their leash during walks, and has it made walking with them become a dreaded task? We’ve been there too, and we’re here to help!...

Advice-Care-Health

Horses Hoof & Skin Health

May 23, 2024+

As an equine owner, it is important to maintain your horse's hoof and skin health. Keeping our barns and equine companions as clean and dry as possible is...

Advice

Why We Need Bees

May 10, 2024+

Bees are essential to sustaining life and maintaining a healthy, diverse environment. Without all the work they do for us, every living thing would feel the...

Advice-Holiday

Easy Easter DIYs Using Eggs

March 25, 2024+

It's time for some Easter-themed fun decorating eggs! Check out our step-by-step guide to make easy Easter crafts the whole family will love!...

Care-Food-Health

Why Guinea Pigs Need Vitamin C

April 12, 2024+

As a responsible guinea pig parent, it's your job to ensure that your guinea pig's diet meets their unique nutritional requirements!...

Birds eating bird seed on ground in winter
Food

Best Winter Bird Seed

January 4, 2022+

Backyard birders should provide bird seed that is high in protein, oil, fat, and calories.  This higher quality food gives northern migrants and resident...

Benefits of a Raw Food Diet
Care-Food-Health

Benefits of a Raw Food Diet

September 6, 2022+

Raw food diets for cats and dogs are becoming more popular! Here are some of the top benefits of a raw food diet!...

Advice-Behaviour

How to Attract Birds to Your Yard

April 9, 2024+

Bring your backyard to life! There are four key elements to attracting birds to your yard; our blog will teach you about each one!...

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Benefits of Crate Training Your Dog

April 30, 2024+

Puppies, adults, and senior dogs can all benefit from being crate trained, and it’s a skill they can learn at any age....

Advice-Care

Prep Your Coop for Chicks

February 9, 2024+

Make sure you have everything prepared to welcome your new flock to ensure your chicks get the best start in life!...

Backyard Bird Ensthusiasts - Northern Shrike resting on branch
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Winter Backyard Bird Enthusiasts

December 22, 2021+

Winter is an exciting time for backyard bird enthusiasts. As colder weather approaches, be sure to prepare your backyard to keep feathered friends singing...

Hen health throughout the seasons
Care

Hens Health Throughout the Seasons

December 15, 2020+

A hens’ optimal temperature is between 18-24 degrees, and when temperatures start to drop below and rise above these, it can affect them in different ways....

Essential Gardening Tools for Beginners
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Essential Gardening Tools for Beginners

March 6, 2024+

If you're new to gardening, you may be wondering where to start. Before you can plant your garden, it's helpful to have all the essentials!...

Pet Obesity Awareness
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Pet Obesity Awareness

October 10, 2023+

Obesity is the #1 health risk for pets. Now is the perfect time to start focusing on your pet’s weight and why it is important!...

Spring Cleaning Your Coop
Care-Health

Spring Cleaning Your Coop

March 13, 2024+

It's time for some spring cleaning. Which means deep cleaning your chicken coop and preparing them for the season ahead....

Small Animal Dental Health
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Small Animal Dental Health

February 26, 2024+

As a small animal owner, it's our job to educate ourselves on the proper care to ensure our pets' health, including their dental health....

Blue carriage bird feeder
Care

Keep Feeding Areas Clean and Maintained

December 23, 2021+

It is important to keep bird feeders clean and maintained. A dirty feeder can harbor bacteria, mold, and other disease agents that can quickly contaminate...

What type of garden best suits your needs?
Advice

What Type of Garden Best Suits Your Needs?

December 8, 2020+

Are you interested in starting your own garden, but aren’t sure where to start, and what type of garden would work for you? Here we’ll share information...

Fall Garden Checklist
Advice

Fall Garden Checklist

September 6, 2023+

It’s time to prepare your gardens for winter. Use this fall garden checklist that can make all the difference next spring!...

Animal Welfare During a Heat Wave
Care-Health

Animal Welfare During a Heat Wave

June 2, 2020+

This summer, we were treated to record heat for several days! On these hot days, it’s important to think about our four legged friends, because chances are,...

Care-Health

Deworming Your Horse

April 15, 2024+

Deworming your horse four times a year is ideal. Our Experts will help you find the right dewormer for your horse....

Advice-Care-Health

Calving Supplies Checklist

April 8, 2024+

Our calving supply checklist is a great guide to help you make sure you have everything you need this calving season!...

Can a Cat Attach to its Owners
Behaviour

Can a Cat Attach to its Owners?

June 20, 2019+

Is your cat more of the lonely type, and you have an inkling that maybe he or she doesn’t like you? Well you might be delighted to hear that you could be wrong!...

Tick safety for you and your pets
Advice-Care

Tick Tips: Keeping You and Your Pets Safe

April 26, 2021+

It's tick season in the Maritimes. Tick safety starts with prevention, but it's important to continue to remember to check your pets after every adventure....

Attracting Hummingbirds
Advice

Tips on Attracting Hummingbirds

March 28, 2023+

Hummingbird season is here, and our stores have a large selection of supplies. Check out our tips on attracting hummingbirds to your yard....

Advice-Care

Preparing for Your New Kitten

June 10, 2024+

Our blog will teach you some tips on preparing for your new kitten and giving your furry friend the best start in life....

Valentine's Pet Safety Tips
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Valentine’s Pet Safety Tips

February 5, 2024+

Valentine's Day is almost here, a day you can also celebrate with your pets. Check out our tips to help keep your pets safe this love day!...

How to Help Endangered Bees in Your Garden
Advice

How to Help Endangered Bees in Your Garden

July 10, 2020+

It is a well-known fact that for several years now, bees are in serious danger of extinction. This could have serious consequences for our diet at the...

Advice

Overseeding Your Lawn in Spring

April 22, 2024+

From preparing your soil, overseeding to fertilizing and maintenance, we cover all the basics of springtime lawn care!...

Livestock bedding options
Care

Livestock Bedding Options

December 1, 2020+

When it comes to providing your animals with bedding, making sure it’s clean, absorbent and comfortable is a must. There are several options for materials...

Advice

Garden Projects for Spring

March 20, 2024+

It's time to start making your garden plans! Check out our tips on garden projects for spring to ensure your garden is ready....

Advice-Care

Seeds for Fall Planting Season

July 17, 2023+

It is a great time to stock up on seeds for the fall planting season - it is never too early to start thinking about spring....

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Road Trip Safety For Your Dog

June 27, 2022+

While road tripping with your dog, their safety should be top priority. Check out our tips to road trip safety for your dog....

Busy backyard bird feeder
Advice

Best Winter Bird Feeders

December 22, 2021+

Winter is a great time of year to feed the birds. Adding a variety of feeders with different seed will attract an abundance of bird species. Separate larger...

Advice-Care-Health

How to Brush Your Dogs Teeth

February 9, 2024+

Dogs can get cavities, gym disease and plaque build up just like humans! It's not too late to get your dog accustomed to teeth brushing....

Food-Health

How Long Are Farm Fresh Eggs Good For?

June 6, 2024+

How long are farm fresh eggs good for? We’re here to fill you in on the knowledge and techniques you’ll need to determine whether or not the eggs you’ve...

Advice-Care

New Pet Essentials

July 28, 2023+

If you have a new pet, visit your local Feeds'n Needs for all your new pet essentials, we are here to help!...

Sprouting seeds in the springtime.
Advice

How To Sprout Your Own Seeds

May 3, 2022+

Sprouting seeds is an easy way to start growing plants in the springtime. Here are some tips on how to sprout seeds indoors and outdoors!...

Advice-Behaviour-Care

How to Introduce New Chickens to Your Flock

May 11, 2024+

Growing your flock is exciting, but introducing new hens can be challenging. Check out our tips on how to introduce new chickens to your flock safely....

Maintaining your horses health
Care-Health

Maintaining Your Horses Health

December 15, 2020+

Yearly veterinarian checkups are highly recommended for every species of animal, horses included. Your vet can administer vaccinations to prevent illness,...

Plants and gardening tools for spring and summer.
Advice

Garden Planning For Spring and Summer

April 7, 2022+

Deciding what to grow in your garden is one of the most essential steps in gardening; sometimes, it can be the most challenging too. Here are some key tips...

Outdoor Safety for Indoor Cats
Behaviour

Outdoor Safety For Indoor Cats

April 15, 2020+

If you’re a homebody, you can probably relate to your indoor cat when it comes to going outside or leaving your house. Many owners with indoor cats are...

Water Safety for Dogs
Advice

Water Safety For Dogs

July 6, 2022+

Summer is here, and what better way to stay cool on hot sunny days than swimming. Check out our water safety tips for dogs....

Feeding wild birds in winter
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Feeding Wild Birds in Winter

December 23, 2021+

Winter is a rewarding time for birders and one of the busiest for bird feeders due to the lack of natural food sources and colder temperatures....

Advice

Spring Cleaning Tips for Pet Parents

May 6, 2024+

It's that time of year again—time for spring cleaning! We've compiled a list of spring cleaning tips for pet parents to ensure you've covered all the basis!...

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Health

Keep Backyard Birds Healthy in Winter

December 23, 2021+

When it comes to feeding the birds, keeping the backyard safe ensures a healthy, active, and diverse environment for feathered friends to enjoy....

Advice-Care-Health

A Guide to Watering Pigs in the Summer

June 18, 2024+

Ensuring your pigs have access to fresh drinking water at all times can feel like a never-ending challenge. Our guide to watering pigs in the summer offers...

Advice

Starting Seeds Indoors Using Peat Pellets

May 27, 2024+

If you're looking for an easy, mess-free way to start your seeds indoors, try peat pellets! Peat pellets are simple to use, require minimal maintenance, and...

Tapping Maple Trees for Sap
Food

Tapping Maple Trees for Sap

March 1, 2024+

Tapping trees in the springtime is an eagerly awaited annual tradition for many and an easy and fun way to collect sap to make homemade maple goodies. Learn...

Advice-Care

How to Keep Wild Animals Out of Your Garden

June 3, 2024+

It can be frustrating when wild animals come along and help themselves to your plants! Getting rid of these pests can be tricky, but not impossible, and as...

Advice-Care

How To Maintain A Healthy Lawn

May 16, 2023+

Preventing lawn problems is easier than treating chemical pesticides after the issue starts. Here are some tips on how to maintain a healthy lawn....

Gardening Tips for Beginners
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Gardening Tips for Beginners

February 28, 2023+

Gardening is a fun and rewarding hobby! If you're unsure where to start, no problem! Our simple gardening tips for beginners can help....

How To Properly Clean Your Dogs Ears Blog
Care-Health

How To Properly Clean Your Dogs Ears

August 4, 2022+

Knowing how to clean dog ears is fundamental to your dog's health. Check out our tips on how to properly clean your dogs ears!...

Pet fire safety
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Pet Fire Safety

July 15, 2022+

It's important to have a plan for your pets and your entire family in case of a fire emergency. Check out our pet fire safety tips!...

Helping Your Dog When You Are Out
Anxiety

Helping Your Dog When You Are Out

June 25, 2019+

Separation anxiety is a behavioural disorder in dogs that have trouble dealing with the absence of their owners. It’s common in dogs who have had more than...

Advice-Care-Health

How to Brush Your Cats Teeth

February 9, 2024+

Nearly 90% of cats develop dental problems in their lifetime. Your cats teeth should be cleaned and check regularly....

Keep Your Pets Safe this Holiday Season
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Keep Your Pets Safe this Holiday Season

December 5, 2023+

We love including our pets in holiday celebrations, but there are some holiday hazards to know to make this season safe and fun for everyone!...

Advice-Care-Health

Lambing Supplies Checklist

March 28, 2024+

The arrival of new lambs can be exciting and busy, to help guarantee a smooth lambing season ensure you are well-prepared in advance with the essential supplies....