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Destructive Digging: Why it Happens and How to Stop It

Digging is a natural instinct, rooted deep within canine ancestry. In fact, because of selective breeding and domestication, some dog breeds tend to dig more than others. For example, “Earth dogs” like Dachshunds and Terriers, were bred [...]

How to Attract Hummingbirds – Backyard Bird Feeders (Part 1)

                         By Jennifer F. Bird watching is an enjoyable pastime and a beloved hobby for many people across the globe. Birds are completely fascinating creatures to watch and we adore the antics of the many types [...]

How Much Is A Friend Worth?

Follow us @picksdog PLEASE HELP HARLEY How Much Is A Friend Worth?  Submitted by GDTimothy Harley, my best friend and constant companion of many years has lost the use of his back legs altogether now. He still has great spirit and is otherwise [...]
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“Ranger” – Amazing Rescue Horse

Follow us @picksdog Ranger This horse has more personality than any horse I have ever known,every day I am amazed by the things he does!  I want to tell you a story about this horse… We also board here, at Rocky Acres.  One of our [...]

A Rescue Story

Follow us on Twitter @picksdog When I was asked to write a story about one of our rescues,  many horses and their stories went through my mind.  All rescue horses have a story to tell.  I always like to tell the story that no one hears [...]
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Why are dogs afraid of Storms?

Today’s installment is the first of three stories about thunderstorms. We hope to share information about why we believe them to be so upsetting for some dogs and then to share some tips on helping them cope. One of the things I love so much [...]

A Child’s Safe Start to Horseback Riding (Part 2)

Follow us on twitter @picksdog   A reputable instructor will require that your child wear a protective helmet from the very first lesson. Ask if the instructor has helmets that students can borrow for their early lessons. Once you know [...]

We Need $ NOW, To Save These Horses!

Horses, Hank and Cowboy, are in outside of Denver and need to be transported to Montana. Both of the horses have dietary and medical needs, that the Rocky Acre’s Sanctuary can provide. They will enjoy plenty of love and care, to last the [...]