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8 Ways To Make Your Cabin Pet Friendly

Taking pets along to your cabin this summer? Keep them safe by creating an environment that steers them out of harm's way.

5 DIY Pool Floaties Your Dog Will Love

If your dog is always whining to join you in the water, why not make them a DIY pool floatie...


Ready to Raise Chickens? These Are Our Favorite Coops!

Give your feathered friends a home they'll love with our favorite chicken coops available on Amazon.


13 Rules of Etiquette All Good Neighbors Need to Follow

Because civilization is built on neighbors being civilized to each other.


15 Things Your Neighbors Want You to Stop Doing

It's not big deal to you, but your neighbors are rolling their eyes!

10 Earth Friendly Lawn Care Products to Buy

Grow and maintain a beautiful lawn without harming humans, pets or the environment.


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How to Keep Cats Out of Plants

How do you keep cats out of plants? Try these expert-recommended tips to protect your indoor potted plants from curious...

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10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


Our 9 Best DIY Christmas Gifts

Nothing says "Happy Holidays" quite like a homemade gift. Show your friends, families and fur babies you care with one...


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Filling Yard Holes Dug by Pets

Dogs that like to dig can destroy your yard. Here's how to fix the mess they leave behind.


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How to Choose the Best Fence for Your Dog

Your dog needs a fence for their protection and well-being. Here's an overview of dog fence types and things to...

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Best Dog Fences For Every Breed and Homeowner Need

Invisible, picket or privacy fence? There are as many types of dog fences as there are types of dogs. Perk...


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Hot Tub Safety Tips for the Whole Family

Here's how to keep adults, kids and pets safe in and around a hot tub.


7 Tick Repellents That Work (Plus 2 That Might Not)

Ticks are most active during warmer months and can carry debilitating diseases, so it's important to protect yourself before you...


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Is Mulch Safe for Dogs to Eat?

Mulch can tidy up a garden bed, prevent weeds and help retain moisture. But is it safe for your dog?


12 Houseplants You’ll Regret

The selection of houseplants today is almost as impressive as the many benefits of having them in your home. Some...

25 Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed (That Much)

From hairless to wire-haired to water-repellent, here are the top 25 dogs that won't leave fur all over your furniture...


Why Do Dogs Kick Up Your Lawn After They Pee?

Yes, there's a reason why the dog is scratching up your lawn!


10 Plants That Are Toxic for Your Pet

Plants add color, texture and beauty to your home and yard, but some of those plants are toxic for your...


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How to Sharpen Garden Tools

After a couple years of service, it's common for your favorite garden tools like garden cutters start losing their edge...


10 Nontoxic Houseplants That are Safe for Your Pets

If you're eager to fill your rooms with houseplants but don't want to risk harming your pets, check out these...