It may seem dark and rainy right now, but spring is coming, and spring also brings the happy peeping of baby chicks! Be listening when you visit Rainbow Ag and when you hear that cheerful cheep… you’ll know it’s time to Party with the Poultry!. Learn all about how to start your own backyard flock – and save a bundle on poultry supplies — at the Poultry Party on Saturday, February 18. All things poultry will be on sale. Short seminars will guide beginners through the basics of chicken care, and poultry experts will be on hand to answer questions. Already have a clucking contingent in your backyard? Stock up and save on poultry feed and supplies. This is also the time to special order the specific breed or type of chick you want. Rainbow will have most of the popular ones in stock, but special orders for ducks, geese and other varieties are welcome. Come party with the poultry on Saturday, February 18.
Coming right up! February is Pet Dental Health Month. Modern veterinary science recognizes the importance of dental health for our pets, just as it is important for us. Special events during February include free or low-cost exams at many veterinary clinics. Middletown Animal Hospital is offering a $50.00 discount on dental cleaning and Mendocino Animal Hospital will be holding free brief dental exams on February 4th. Call your veterinarian and ask about your pet’s dental health. Rainbow Ag will be sharing free Greenie dog treats! Just ask for your free Greenie at the counter. Also, save on any Greenie product with the buy one, get one half-off, any Greenie product during the month of February. Feline and Canine, any size or shape! Buy one, get the second one for 50% off.
What about our other pets? Almost all small pets have teeth (reptiles and amphibians, maybe not …) and their dental needs are very particular and also very important. Rabbits, guinea pigs and chinchillas teeth keep growing! Every owner should be concerned with their care as dental disease is probably the most common problem seen in rabbits and some rodents. Overgrowth of the teeth into the mouth and jawbone is the biggest dental problem, and is often caused by lack of roughage in the diet. Hamster, gerbils, rats and mice are different from guinea pigs and chinchillas. While their front teeth grow continuously, their cheek teeth do not. Therefore, hay or roughage is not an important part of their diet. They can have problems with their incisors overgrowing, and some animals do need them trimmed on a regular basis if they aren’t wearing them down themselves. An article that explains the basics of what is needed, is available at moundpet.com.
Don’t forget to check out the clearance rack when you come into Rainbow. We’re trying to make room for Spring! New clothing will be arriving soon, along with garden, irrigation and pet supplies. The Outdoor Power Equipment department has everything you need to keep your home cleaned up and safe. The recent storms have brought down a lot of trees. Cleaning up is easier with the right equipment. Talk to one of our trained Outdoor Power specialists to get just the right tool for the job at hand.
In honor of Pet Dental Health Month, this month’s subscriber coupon is for 25% off TropiClean Fresh Breath products! TropiClean’s Fresh Breath Drops keep your pets’ mouths healthy and their breath fresh. Developed with natural ingredients, Fresh Breath Drops help turn bad dog breath into fresh breath while providing essential daily oral care. Add just 3 Fresh Breath Drops to 16 ounces of water to give your dog fresh breath, a healthy mouth, and happy moments.
Trivia Contest! All correct answers are entered in a random drawing for a $15.00 Rainbow Gift Card. This month’s question is, Which pet’s front incisors may need to be trimmed? Last month’s winner is Janese Summit and the answer is, A Rainbow Gift Card is the easiest way to put a ton of feed under a Christmas Tree! Enter Here!