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Keeping Farm Dogs Safe from Heat Stress

Dan This Land of Ours

How can you keep your farm dogs safe from heat stress? That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Dogs aren’t proficient at sweating like humans are, and that makes them much more prone to overheating. Veterinarian Tony Hawkins says overweight, older, or out-of-shape dogs, along with dogs with underlying health conditions may be at greater risk than healthier dogs. …

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Deadline Nearing for Farm Dog of the Year Nominations

Dan General

Farmers are being reminded nominations for the 2020 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year contest need to be in by September 2. The contest was developed to celebrate farm dogs who work alongside their people on the farm to feed America. The grand prize winner will win a year’s worth of Purina dry dog food and $5,000 in prize …

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Agri View: BFTP-The Farm Family Dog

Dan Agri View

Everett Griner first did this one many years ago. Beginning this series of Blast From the Past (BFTP) Agri Views, we thought we would start it off with a favorite of everyone. Everett talks about the farm family dog. BFTP-The Farm Family Dog There is at least on trophy or framed certificate in most farm homes awarded for outstanding accomplishments. …


AFBF Seeking Farm Dog of the Year

Dan Industry News Release

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is seeking the nation’s top farm dog. A new contest is asking farmers to submit their applications for the Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year contest. A partnership between AFBF and Nestle Purina PetCare, the contest “celebrates farm dogs who work alongside their people to bring nutritious food to our tables and our …