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The Client Complains - Now What?
Some rules of business are fairly straight forward: Grow your business, maintain or decrease your debt, and you will profit. Another good rule is that businesses selling a product cannot be managed the same as those offering a service. If you deal in tangibles, you are "market" driven. And, if you provide a service, you are "customer" driven. Read the full Article
Seventeen Corrections You Should Never Use On A Dog
Just because your dog is just a dog, doesn't mean you can use torture to solve behavioral problems. A lot of so-called trainers have devised lots of inhumane methods to deal with behavioral problems. I'm going to list a few, but not all of them. I'll just educate and caution you to not let anyone do this to your dog. You can permanently hurt your beloved dog with some of these methods. Some will backfire and get you hurt. Seek another solution. Forfeit your money and pick another trainer if you have to. Don't abuse your dog. Read the Full Story
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WHAT IS LYME DISEASE IN DOGS?Transmitted through the bite of a tick, Borrelia burgdorferi is the scientific name of the bacteria that Blood tests can assist in the diagnosis of Lyme Disease in dogs.causes Lyme Disease. These microscopic bacteria are a type called spirochete... they have a coiled or cork-screw appearance under the microscope. The disease is actually named after the town in Connecticut where an early outbreak was first described... Lyme, Connecticut. (Remember, ticks don't cause the disease, they merely harbor and transmit the bacteria that cause the disease.) And being fussy little bacteria, not just any ol' genus of tick will do as a carrier. At least three known species of ticks can transmit Lyme Disease. Read the Full Story
Feral Cat Predation and Its Effects on Wildlife-Searching For the Truth.. One topic that has become intimately intertwined with the question of how to manage feral cat populations is that of feline predation and the effects on wildlife populations. It is a simple fact, cats are obligate carnivores. For cats, predation is a natural part of life; they must eat meat in order to survive. As Ellen Perry Berkeley so eloquently put it, "It is we who bring emotion to this activity of the cat." (Berkeley, 2001) Read the Full Story
It's usually the last meat people give up. Maybe it should be the first.
North Americans have been swearing off beef, pork and chicken in droves lately. Most cite health concerns such as heart disease and cancer, while others express empathy for the environment and animals. But many still consume fish thinking it is healthy or at worst a relatively harmless indulgence. They couldn't be more wrong! Read the Full Story
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A Field study of the House Sparrow.(Passer domesticus)
The house sparrow is a confirmed hanger on to man ever since human habitation started depending on agriculture. It has even been mentioned in most of our Mythologies and Folklores, alongwith with the Common crow, Eagles and other such birds, which used to exist in close proximity to human dwellings. It was once a very common bird all over the country...
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