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Handling Bumblefoot in Chickens

By Team Curicyn

Chickens are sweet, lively, and often an excellent addition to any backyard, farm, or ranch with the space and resources to care for them. While chickens are resilient and mostly self-sufficient creatures, they are not immune to several medical and physical conditions. One of the most common is known as bumblefoot. While not every chicken…

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Preventing and Handling Sweet Itch in Horses

By Team Curicyn

Spring is in full swing, and unfortunately, that means sweet itch season is, too. If you notice your horse suddenly rubbing their mane, chest, neck, or face against fences or trees, you may be dealing with this not-so-sweet skin condition. What Is Sweet Itch? Sweet itch (sometimes called summer itch or seasonal allergic dermatitis) is…

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How to Handle Ear Mites in Cats

By Team Curicyn

Cleaning your pet’s ears is part of good pet hygiene and is also a great way to ensure you are finding problems as soon as possible. If you’ve noticed your kitty scratching their ears or shaking their head more often, you might be in for a close encounter with ear mites. One of cats’ most…

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Can Dogs Get Pink Eye?

By Team Curicyn

Can dogs get pink eye? In a word: Yes. Just like humans, dogs can catch this highly contagious virus. Pink eye causes your furry friend to develop a clear or greenish-yellow discharge, reddish inflammation in the whites of their eyes (which gives the condition its nickname), and an itch or discomfort this common infection can…

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Top 5 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Dog

By Team Curicyn

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and while you’re planning on sending treats, cards, and fresh flowers to those you adore, let’s not forget one of the most important relationships in your life: your pet! Pets deserve to be showered with love and attention on Cupid’s holiday as much as our human loved ones. After all,…

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Winter Wounds: How to Keep Your Pet’s Paws Protected

By Team Curicyn

Winter weather is here and no matter where you live, your four-legged friend has to deal with it. Whether it is Northeastern snow, Southern rain, the Midwest’s freezing temperatures or the dry, cold weather of the Southwest, protecting your pet’s sensitive paws in the winter is important regardless of your geographical location. Common Winter Paw…

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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Horse Lovers

By Team Curicyn

Whether the horse lover in your life has their first pony or a full stable of steeds, a creative equine-themed gift can light up their holiday. We have a few ideas that range from pretty to practical, along with one suggestion that we think every horse owner would be thankful to find in their stocking.…

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How to Pack the Perfect Pet First Aid Kit

By Team Curicyn

As a pet parent, you know accidents can happen. Your dog stumbles on a walk and breaks a toenail. Your cat comes home from an outdoor excursion with a strange cut. Regardless, being prepared is key to handling unexpected injuries, and a first aid “emergency” kit is the first step towards helping your pet make…

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Eyes

By Team Curicyn

Eyes are sensitive organs. Consider how distracting it is when your eyes won’t stop itching from a cold or allergies, or how painful that teeny, tiny speck of dirt is against your cornea. The same is true for our dogs. While some breeds are more prone to eye issues more than others due to their…

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Common Skin and Feather Ailments in Chickens

By Team Curicyn

You may have noticed that chickens aren’t just on the farm anymore! What began as a “trend” to keep chickens in backyards and gardens has turned into a full-fledged lifestyle, as more and more people set up coops and started keeping chickens in cities and suburbia, far from farmland. Websites cropped up for amateur chicken…

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