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How To Divest Your Carpet Of Stains

January 6, 2012 | Posted in Home & Family

Good news, everyone – while there are a dime a dozen stains that could form on your carpet, our good friends at Stainmaster carpet have come up with some great ideas that could help you prevent spilled coffee, hot chocolate, gravy or just about anything else from becoming a permanent stain.

Lyme Disease In Dogs – How Serious Is It?

January 6, 2012 | Posted in Home & Family

Lyme disease is caused by an organism known as a spirochete, which is a coiled rod-shaped bacterium and named Borrelia burgdorferi. Deer ticks carrying the infection passes this to dogs and also people and the ticks get the infection from the white-footed mouse, which acts as a carrier. The only way a tick can transmit the bacteria is to remain attached to the animal’s skin for one to two days. Unfortunately, these ticks are very small and easily can go unnoticed. Lyme disease in dogs has been found worldwide and in ancient Chinese medical literature they actually describe a syndrome very similar to Lyme disease, thousands of years before Lyme , Connecticut was named. In fact, in the United States, there are more than90% of the cases occur in the Northeast, with California and Mississippi second. Lyme disease are rarely seen in cats although some cats have been infected with it but this disease is fairly common in dogs.

What Are The 4 Ways To Paint Laminate Countertops?

January 6, 2012 | Posted in Home & Family

How to paint an existing laminate countertop and if it is even possible is what people would often ask us. The answer is yes, you can paint countertops but you need to carefully prepare the countertop surface beforehand with special primer. Here’s how.

Traveling Should Help You Relax And Open New Possibilities For You. Learn More By Reading These Tips.

January 4, 2012 | Posted in Recreation & Sports

When traveling to another country it is important for you to be as safe as you can possibly be. The tips that are provided in the following article should give you an idea of what you should avoid. It is better to be safe than sorry when it comes to international travel.

Great Tips To Follow For Your Dog’s Diet

December 31, 2011 | Posted in Home & Family

Our nutritional needs differ from that of a dog. Some foods may not be sufficient or appropriate for dogs although they are considered as healthy for us. To give your dog the best nutrition available you will have to understand their specific needs and how to address them. If you are going to take care of man’s best friend, then it will take a little preparation and know-how.

How To Build Sales Using Auto-Responders – 4 Must-Know Tips

December 28, 2011 | Posted in Business

Auto-responders, email systems which are built to deliver multi-step messages over time, will add value to your business in four ways: auto-responders can educate customers about your products and services, auto-responders can build rapport with your prospects, and auto-responders can carry much of your customer support and customer training load. These systems are always working for you delivering important and valuable information. Keep reading to learn several ideas on how to do this.

Learn More About Dog Training And Obedience.

December 28, 2011 | Posted in Home & Family

As your pup’s first lesson, you can teach him to sit. There are several good reasons why you should start with this command. First, sitting comes naturally to dogs since they often sit to rest. Two, teaching the pup to sit is relatively easy, a lesson that he will learn very quickly. You will also find the sit position to be an excellent base or jump-off from which other commands can be launched. When the pup is sitting, he is quiet and under control. When it comes to the sit position, it is akin to the five basic foot positions of the ballet dancer.

No Need To Fear Heart Disease If You Take Your Vitamins

December 27, 2011 | Posted in Health & Fitness

Heart disease kills many people every year. For heart disease, one of the risk factors is high cholesterol. If you are diagnosed to have heart disease, your doctor will undoubtedly request that you follow a diet that’s low in cholesterol and prescribe a cholesterol-lowering drug. Naturally keeping cholesterol at a healthy level is Vitamin E and it limits the amount of low-density lipoprotein or LDL cholesterol that enters the bloodstream. While there are discrepancies in the reports, many studies indicate that it takes as much as 100 milligrams or more of vitamin E for people to experience the benefits. Eating foods, such as eggs, fish, and whole-grain cereals can contribute to the recommended amount. However, you will still need to supplement your diet with vitamins to reach the benefit amount. When it comes to Vitamin E and heart disease, the good news is that Vitamin E can be a preventative measure and it can also benefit those people who have had bypass surgery or who already have heart disease.