Video: Taking Care of Pets and Wild Animals
Taking Care of Pets and Wild Animals.
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:16:19 +0000Taking Care of Pets and Wild AnimalsTaking Care of Pets and Wild Animals.http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/7219295?cpt=8&wpid=2637WCIAhere and we cannot forget about some of the most important furry friends in our life. our pets. i am at - - with owner gary herzog. rich history in central illinois. three decades in the community. let's give everybody a sense for what you have to offer people. >> the background of praline feed is we are lucky to be right here at the university of illinois. most of our staff are from the - - so we have people that specialize in different species and focus on the. when people come in here, they can get real scientific answers and not just opinions. >>heather: now it's time to talk about good quality dog food. certified dog trainer - - hanging out with us here. so many different brands and varieties of dog food offered here. >> over 40 brands of dog food. >>heather: all of dog food is apparently not created equal. >> that is correct. >>heather: talk to me about what we are seeing here. >> this is going to be for a 100 pound dog. how much we will see for an economy brand or high-quality brand that you would get here or a spec specialty place. exactly more cost-effective to feed the higher-quality, around $50 brand of dog food than the $25 brand. it will cost you $.30 extra to feed the lower quality food. on top of that, you have more waste you don't want to pick up outside. >>heather: and then holiday treats - - people probably want to get their pet gifts. so we have great options here. >> these are going to be two ways that will help keep dogs busy. you have a lot of people come in and out and we want to keep our dogs occupied and keep a couple boot puzzle toys that are great for that mental and edible - - that are easy to yourself on buying all dog food made in america. why is that a great option? >> it's important it's made in america because quality standards are higher in america. there's not going to be anything scary or synthetic. >>heather: just like you want to know what's in your food, you want to know what's in your pets food as well. anyone that comes with questions, you are educated and canhelp them. >> absolutely . >>heather: we've seen great gift ideas but what about people that may be walking on two legs? i have lisa herzog with me now. we talked about gift ideas for the bird lovers, we have our pets covered and now we have to the holidays are here and maybe you have a pet lover on your list. >> we have everything for children to senior citizens really. in this department is our nature gift shop. it carries everything from little warmies too realistic puppets. we also have educational toys. if you want a book or you want to put together a theater for the birds. those kind ofinteractive gifts . we also have adult gifts. breed-specific socks, breed ornaments. we also have a boutique, rugged outdoor hats and clothes. for senior citizens, we even have coloring books for adults. birdfeeders also is a wonderful gift for senior citizens. and of course men. i don't want to stereotype but we have great grills. we also have hats and clothes you can buy holiday gifts for your pet or animal lover on your list. let's remind everybody where you are located. >> route 45, in savoy. can't miss us on the right side of the road. >>heather: