Archives: Animals


Benefits of a Trained Dog

It is a joyous feeling to be around a well trained dog. Trained dogs are very sociable. In addition to that, they are also at a lesser risk of biting since they do not jump up on people. Even in environments which are very distracting, these trained dogs stay calm. Some dogs are abandoned in • Read More »


Hunting Dogs: Essential Training Equipment and Information

Producing a “finished” hunting dog, one that will perform the tasks of pointing out game or retrieving game, is not a simple matter. In some cases, it can take several hunting seasons and specialized training equipment to achieve the desired results. It would be ludicrous to begin training a dog to perform hunting skills without • Read More »


Hey PETA, Beat This!

Just about everybody has heard about PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Quite simply, they are an avowed enemy of hunting. PETA is a well-funded group which acts upon emotions, not common sense or the reality of nature. Their articles brim with hatred and anger and are absolutely filled with bias and • Read More »


Dog Training Basics

When training your dog it’s important to always remain patient and level headed. Remember your dog is a dog! He doesn’t understand things the same way that you do. He will not understand if you yell instructions at him. He will only become scared of you if you do this. This is not a good • Read More »



Backyard Chickens

A good start is a flock of 10 or 12 early hatched pullets or yearling hens and an early hatched, mature rooster. I don’t really recommend any particular variety of chicken. All breeds are good layers with the exception of those fancy breeds like Polish, Frizzles, Red Caps. etc. For the backyard chicken coop, any • Read More »


Cooking Wild Game

With the opening of hunting season, some ladies of the house and newbie hunters are asking how to cook wild game. Let me see if I can shed some light on the subject. As I was growing up, my daddy owned and operated a hunting preserve in central east Tennessee. I was quite often called • Read More »


Exercising Your Dog

The amount of exercise needed by a dog depends directly on that dogs size and temperament and indirectly on the amount of the food he eats. Since the amount of exercise that’s given to the animal is determined by existing conditions, the dog should be chosen whose exercise needs will conform to these conditions and • Read More »


How to Keep a Dog in Good Health

Being a dog parent is not easy. One needs to be very careful about the special needs of the dog and offer them proper care and attention. In fact it would not be an exaggeration today that the adopting a dog is akin to being a parent of your child. You have to offer them • Read More »