Archive for ' Pets'

Review: KIDS ‘N’ PETS Stain & Odor Remover & GIVEAWAY! Posted:April 04, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Review: KIDS ‘N’ PETS Stain & Odor Remover & GIVEAWAY!

This article sponsored by KIDS ‘N’ PETS, who thought Survival Mom readers might like to know about their nontoxic products formulated to handle just about any mess kids and pets deliver. After trying their products, I [...]

This Pet First Aid app could become man’s next best friend Posted:March 12, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

This Pet First Aid app could become man’s next best friend

American Red Cross has long been a great resource when it comes to providing education and assistance in disasters. I knew about their First Aid and CPR classes but just discovered their Pet First Aid class [...]

Evacuating the big guys — horses and other large livestock Posted:June 28, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Evacuating the big guys — horses and other large livestock

Guest post by Laura McLain Madsen, DVM If you’ve watched the footage of the recent wildfires near Colorado Springs, you may have seen photos or video of people evacuating horses from the fires, and of horses [...]

Packing your pet’s evacuation kit Posted:June 15, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Packing your pet’s evacuation kit

Guest post by Laura McLain Madsen, DVM Click here for a downloadable checklist. Do you own one (or more) of the 69 million pet dogs and 74 million pet cats in America? Or the 8 million [...]

Raising Backyard Chickens to Teach Children the Circle of Life Posted:June 03, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Raising Backyard Chickens to Teach Children the Circle of Life

Guest post by Sarah Rivkind. It seems you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing about raising backyard chickens; the trend is all the rage in suburban homes across the country. I started raising chickens last [...]

Product Review: Freeze Dried Dog Food Posted:May 05, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Product Review: Freeze Dried Dog Food

When I first received a sample box of Rover’s Reserve Freeze Dried Beef Hearts for Cats and Dogs from my very good friends at Freeze Dry Guy, I was a little skeptical. Would our dogs turn [...]

Have you thought about pets in your preparedness planning? Posted:February 22, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Have you thought about pets in your preparedness planning?

Guest post by Heather Laurie who blogs at Prudent Pantry. When thinking about preparedness, you think food, structure, transportation, and protection. I bet you don’t think of pets. I would like you to do just that [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Do You Have What it Takes to Evacuate Your Pet? Posted:October 03, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Do You Have What it Takes to Evacuate Your Pet?

Today we brought home Taco, a four year-old orange cat.  We had decided to adopt a pet and spent over two hours getting acquainted with several kittens of different ages.  As soon as Taco was placed [...]

Evacuation Time? Don’t Forget Your Pets! Posted:June 16, 2009 By:The Survival Mom

Evacuation Time? Don’t Forget Your Pets!

What plans have you made and put into place for your animals should an emergency of some type strike your area? [...]