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This fact sheet has frequently asked questions about heartworm disease in dogs.
This fact sheet provides information about the disease Brucellosis in dogs.
This fact sheet discusses common heat-related illnesses in pets and how to prevent them.
By midsummer, many adults are thinking of ways to provide something for children to do until school begins. Why not start a gardening project?
Farm animals can carry germs that make people sick, but some simple precautions can keep our kids healthy.
Helping our children learn to structure their days can make it easier for everyone to get things done and make our time together more enjoyable.
Serving a Vegetable Platter that looks like a turkey is a delicious, nutritious way to incorporate more vegetables into your Thanksgiving feast.
As natural as raw pet food diets may seem, these diets have not been shown to be healthier for pets. In addition, they can pose significant risks to humans.
This guide discusses the common physical, mental, social and emotional characteristics of high school youth.
As you and your child join the 4-H program, you’ll want to make the most of the experience. The success of your 4-H club and the kind of experience your child has depends greatly upon your parental involvement. 4-H has so much to offer your child through educational programs, contests and special events. Through active participation in 4-H, your child will develop skills that will last a lifetime.
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“You got some bones to get some kicks.” “Backup your grill, you got the dragon.” “Boo, let’s go flossin.” Do these phrases seem like a foreign language? If you answered yes to this question, get the lowdown on teen lingo.
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Responsibility often is difficult to develop in children. Youngsters must have some inherent sense of responsibility before the trait can be developed more fully.
(Distributed 06/01/01) Health is more than just the absence of illness, according to an LSU AgCenter family development authority. Mental and spiritual health account for much of our quality of life, says family development expert Raye Neely.
(Distributed 09/07/08) You probably can’t avoid the stress coming in the wake of Hurricane Gustav, but you can manage it, says LSU AgCenter family and consumer sciences specialist Becky White.
(Distributed 09/07/08) A child may continue to be fearful following a hurricane because of the uncertainty of the future. “A child can mix up real fear and make-believe fear. This is OK, and a parent or other care-giver can help in many ways,” says LSU AgCenter family and consumer sciences specialist Becky White.
Adults are urged to assemble a “grab-and-go” box of important papers in case of a hurricane evacuation. How about making a “to-go kit” for your child? Assembling a few treasured items can help your child in times of disaster, according to LSU AgCenter family development professor Dr. Rebecca White.