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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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sa   BIRD
sa   CAT
sa   DEER
sa   DOG
sa   FROG
sa   GOAT
sa   HOG
sa   HORSE
sa   LLAMA
sa   MOLE
sa   SHEEP
sa   SKUNK
sa   TOAD
sa   WORM
x   PET

Tips on things you can do to make a pet feel more at home in a new house.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. J4 (146+)

Suggestions on how to administer first aid to a pet. Covers situations involving burns, shock, environmental exposure, hypothermia, fractures and poisonings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 98

How to care for caged pets. An explanation of the care and keeping of guinea pigs, hamsters and rabbits.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1974 (v.52#10) pg. 36

How to care for caged pets. Article covers gerbils, rats and mice.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 64

Ten summer pet health care tips.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1976 (v.54#6) pg. 22

How to choose a boarding kennel for your pet. Suggests how to inspect the kennel and what services to expect.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1977 (v.55#6) pg. 176

How to cut down on veterinarian bills.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1977 (v.55#9) pg. 240

Basic information on birth control for pets. A look at surgical and chemical alternatives.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1977 (v.55#10) pg. 272

How to help your pet in winter weather. Guidelines on winter rations, cold-weather grooming, snow and ice trouble, and on making housing warm and dry.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1977 (v.55#11) pg. 266

How to care for an old pet. Tips on preventing problems, monitoring diet, grooming, changes in quarters, and major illnesses to be alert for.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1978 (v.56#2) pg. 170

How to choose and care for mini-pets (mice, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs and rabbits).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1978 (v.56#3) pg. 208

How to choose a veterinarian.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. 240

A chart of common pet emergencies, the symptoms and first aid you can apply.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1978 (v.56#8) pg. 162

How to get your pet to take medicine.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1978 (v.56#11) pg. 238

Basic information on pet registration.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1979 (v.57#2) pg. 92

How to keep your pet parasite-free. Fighting fleas, lice, ticks and mites.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. 204

Shopping for giveaway pets. Where to look, checking out the prospects and how to cope with special problems.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1979 (v.57#8) pg. 138

A rundown of common rights and responsibilities of pet ownership.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1979 (v.57#9) pg. 19

Pet grooming pointers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1979 (v.57#10) pg. 200

Ten ways to save on veterinary care without compromising your pet's health.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1980 (v.58#3) pg. 185

How to track down your pet's allergy.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1980 (v.58#4) pg. 176

Basic guidelines for selecting a new pet for a household that already has one or more.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1981 (v.59#2) pg. 72

Tips on pet grooming.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1981 (v.59#3) pg. 151

Can a pet be a threat to your family's health? A look at the most common ailments that can be transmitted from animals to humans.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1981 (v.59#4) pg. 183

Basic information for dealing with pet emergencies. First aid you can administer.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1981 (v.59#5) pg. 180

How to help your pet beat the heat.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1981 (v.59#6) pg. 83

How to help your pet adjust to a new home.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1981 (v.59#8) pg. 164

A look at caged pets and tips on what is required for each. Covers gerbils, hamsters, parakeets and canaries.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1973 (v.63#8) pg. 36

Emergency care for your pet.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1981 (v.71#10) pg. 76

The basics of caring for caged pets (hamsters, gerbils, mice, rats and guinea pigs).
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1986 (v.76#10) pg. 19

Picking the perfect pet. Guidelines to help decide which animal will suit you best and tips on where to find one.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1997 (v.87#10) pg. 14

Tips for handling pet emergencies.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1998 (v.88#8) pg. 12

Creature control. A humane approach to ridding your home of nuisance animals.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1988 (v.12#1) pg. 51

A summary of common internal parasites that infect pets and information on prevention and/or treatment.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1978 (v.62#5) pg. 40

Tips on nursing care for sick animals. Specific tips for dogs and cats, goats and sheep, calves, and horses.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1978 (v.62#11) pg. 58

Cold weather livestock care.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1979 (v.63#10) pg. 24

Some tips on giving injections to livestock.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1980 (v.64#4) pg. 27

Eight articles on helping your animal through the birth process.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1981 (v.65#2) pg. 16

Selling surplus homestead animals.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1981 (v.65#6) pg. 21

Tips on working with oxen. Includes harness ideas and diagram of a "log skoot" sled for hauling logs.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1983 (v.67#5) pg. 36

Tip on curing an umbilical hernia using an elastic bandgage.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1983 (v.67#5) pg. 38

Plan your animals' housing with care. Things to consider before you start to build a barn.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1984 (v.68#2) pg. 25

Tips on training animals selected for labor.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1984 (v.68#6) pg. 26

The importance of animal watching, a necessary part of animal husbandry and successful livestock raising.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1985 (v.69#1) pg. 36

How one family keeps all their animals under one roof in a 36x38-ft. barn.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1988 (v.72#5) pg. 48

Special ALMANAC issue includes many measurement tables, statistical tables, formulas, tips and techniques. Topics covered include field, garden, livestock, cooking, equipment, measurements, wood heating and folklore.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.73#2) pg. 22

Moon signs. A look at planting and managing livestock by the moon signs.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.73#2) pg. 56

Calculating medication dosages for small livestock for both dry and liquid doses.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1992 (v.76#5) pg. 30

How to care for your pet's ears. Tips on removing wax, excess hair or fur, and prevention of ear infection from mites.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jan 9 1978 (v.91#1) pg. 42

How to help your pet avoid heat stroke and what to do if any of the symptoms are exhibited.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 17 1979 (v.92#10) pg. 168

How to travel with pets.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 3 1980 (v.93#8) pg. 27

Tip: Battery-powered radio set in the middle of a garden keeps night animals away.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1981 (v.25#5) pg. 8

Keeping animals out of your garden. Some tips.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1983 (v.27#4) pg. 30

Electronic "critter ridders". (1) Audible Critter Chaser is designed to flood an area with a continuous high-frequency tone to frighten away dogs and other four-legged intruders. (2) Pest Zapper electrifies a fence.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Oct 1988 (v.5#10) pg. 96

Tips on how to keep beavers from destroying a wood lot development.
HARROWSMITH #26 Mar 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 15

Livestock in winter. How to protect various farm animals from the bad side effects of cold winter weather.
HARROWSMITH #46 Dec 1982-Jan 1983 (v.7#4) pg. 44

Animal pharmacy: A basic medicine chest for livestock and pets. Special mention is made for those items used for cows, pigs, sheep, dogs and cats.
HARROWSMITH #70 Nov-Dec 1986 (v.11#4) pg. 91

Carving nesting boxes in dead tree stubs for birds and mammals. Chart shows dimensions for different species.
HARROWSMITH #78 Mar-Apr 1988 (v.12#6) pg. 12

Tips on eliminating cats, skunks and squirrels from a yard.
HARROWSMITH #85 May-Jun 1989 (v.14#1) pg. 126
Added Info HARROWSMITH #86 Jul-Aug 1989 (v.14#2) pg. 10
Added Info HARROWSMITH #88 Nov-Dec 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 10

Little pets for little people. Alternatives to getting a puppy or kitten for small children.
HARROWSMITH #112 Dec 1993 (v.18#4) pg. 20

Please don't eat the garden. Techniques to protect trees and plants from deer, rabbits, mice, and other animals and birds.
HOME MECHANIX #726 Oct 1988 (v.84) pg. 98

Control tips for ants, roaches, mosquitos, slugs, mealybugs, fleas, raccoons, squirrels, chipmunks, and skunks.
HOME MECHANIX #735 Jul 1989 (v.85) pg. 10

Custom-fitted wire mesh protects indoor potted plants from digging by cats or dogs.
HOME MECHANIX #738 Oct 1989 (v.85) pg. 37

Tips on helping your pet avoid illness.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1986 (v.11#6) pg. 18

How to restrain an animal while giving it an injection. Covers rabbits, fowl, sheep, goats, pigs and cattle.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #52 Jul-Aug 1978 pg. 84

How to give your livestock medical injections.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #53 Sep-Oct 1978 pg. 92

How to treat your pets and livestock with topical and oral medications.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #54 Nov-Dec 1978 pg. 77

How to deal with internal parasites. Part 1.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 77

How to deal with internal livestock parasites. Part 2.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #57 May-Jun 1979 pg. 56

Ten commandments for healthy livestock.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #58 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 73

Tips on how to get free livestock.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #60 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 120

Tips on how a homesteader can cut veterinary bills.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 142

A primer on vaccinations for small livestock.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 66

How to start and run a home-style animal care business for vacationing pet owners.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #76 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 106

Build a freezeproof solar-heated water trough for your livestock.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #78 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 68

Tip: Use two bathroom scales and a plank to weigh livestock.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #82 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 39

Helping injured or orphaned wildlife. Some tips.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #88 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 116

A short course in dealing with animal emergencies. Tips on how to recognize conditions that warrant veterinary attention and suggestions on transporting an injured pet.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #103 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 26

How to prepare expectant animals for motherhood. The essentials for newborns' first few hours are noted. Tips on special considerations for births of individual species.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #104 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 36

Taking on livestock. Part 1. How to choose the right food-producing animal for your country home. A look at bees, poultry and rabbits.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #104 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 56
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #105 May-Jun 1987 pg. 14

Taking on livestock. Part 2. How to choose mid-sized and large animals for a country home. Covers pigs, sheep, dairy goats, riding horses, draft horses, milk cows and beef cattle.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #105 May-Jun 1987 pg. 81

Advice on selecting an appropriate pet for a small child, preparing for the pet's arrival, basic rules of health, etc.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #109 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 18

Tip: Dog hair keeps ground hogs, raccoons, and other animals away from garden.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #111 May-Jun 1988 pg. 16

Choosing a veterinarian for your pet. Ten questions to ask a prospective vet.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #111 May-Jun 1988 pg. 38

Coping with crop culprits. Tips on controlling gophers and moles, deer, ground hogs, raccoons and skunks, dogs and cats, and rabbits.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #112 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 42

Choosing a pet. Some tips.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #113 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 21

Tips on keeping domestic ferrets as pets.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #114 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 30

Tips on giving your pet a routine physical exam, plus reasons for having an annual physical exam performed by a professional.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #114 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 46

First aid basics for handling an animal emergency. Advice on treating cuts, fractures, burns and poisonings.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #148 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 84

Tips on how to keep rabbits, woodchucks, squirrels, raccoons, deer, gophers and birds from ruining a garden or fruit crop.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1977 (v.24#8) pg. 91

How to make your own dry shampoo, herbal rinse, and pedicure lotion for pets.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1980 (v.27#2) pg. 148

Tip: How to keep groundhogs (woodchucks) from tunneling underneath wire fences.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 22

Tip: Inflated balloons, tied to pegged clothespins and planted around the permieter of a garden, discourages both birds and critters.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1988 (v.35#5) pg. 93

Tip: Use a light as skunk repellent.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1989 (v.36#10) pg. 71

Tip: Build a special screen panel for the opening of a sliding patio screen door. Bottom section of the panel has a rubber flap so a pet can go out and come in. Panel can be removed to close the regular door completely.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1979 (v.215#1) pg. 117

How to train a mouse.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Jan 1964 (v.35#1) pg. 64

Observing small mammals (wild animals) found in your own backyard (squirrel, chipmunk, opossum, etc.).
SCIENCE PROBE! Apr 1992 (v.2#2) pg. 48

An apparatus for simulating high altitudes and testing their effects on small animals.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Sep 1965 (v.213#3) pg. 239

An amateur's experiments in animal behavior.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Dec 1966 (v.215#6) pg. 135

An easily constructed apparatus for measuring the metabolic rate of small animals. Includes a series of experiments that disclose facts about the chemistry of animals.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jul 1969 (v.221#1) pg. 122

How to build and operate a Skinner box for the training of small animals. Includes two conditioning experiments, one involving the dispensing of food when a lever is pushed and another that also requires turning on a light.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Nov 1975 (v.233#5) pg. 128

How to become a wildlife volunteer to aid injured wildlife.
SUNSET Mar 1984 (v.172#3) pg. 40

Guidelines on special care and attention for older pets.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 22 1979 (v.43#3) pg. 62

Advice on how to banish troublesome insects and animals from your house.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 12 1984 (v.47#11) pg. 34