Monthly Archives: February 2013

Avian Architects

    Social weaver birds, who are native to South Africa, are the designers and builders of the world’s largest bird nests. Hundreds of social weavers can live in these nests made from twigs, grass, cotton and other natural materials. … Continue reading

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Some Friday Fun

Check out this little guy, the Namaqua rainfrog from South Africa. The Pokemon Frog

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Five Essential Energy Saving Tips for Equine Facilities

  Heather Lewis’s latest guest blog for Classic Equine focuses on the five best ways to save energy. 1.  Insulate the roof. 2. Heat as little as possible. 3. Seal air leaks. 4. Install high efficiency lighting. 5. Do your maintenance. … Continue reading

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Design Above Eye Level: A Look at the Ceiling

Heather Lewis’s latest article for the Impromed E-Newsletter focuses on a design aspect that people rarely remember to consider, the ceiling. Read her full article here to learn more about ceiling materials, heights, lighting and the benefits and drawbacks of … Continue reading

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Congratulations VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital

      The new VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital opened for business yesterday! It’s been quite a ride for us at Animal Arts working on this three-story, 42,700 square-foot specialty practice but the end result looks amazing. To … Continue reading

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Master Plan Your Equine Facility

  Our own Heather Lewis has begun blogging for Classic Equine.  Her first installment, Master Plan Your Equine Facility, is posted here. Check it out!

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