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Passion Rules Reason

The title of this article comes from a book in the Sword of Truth series written by Terry Goodkind, and it is something that I like to keep in mind when dealing with people from day to day.

There’s also that saying, you get more flies with honey than vinegar.

If you work in retail, you’ve likely been screamed at by an irate customer or two. Particularly if you’re in a service industy, there’s that customer every now and again that loses their mind over something – significant or not – and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Read the rest of this entry

Nail Trimming: Why is it so Important, and How You Get Started

PawPrintSo everyone gets a pet peeve, right? We all have them. Here’s mine: people who don’t get their animal’s nail’s trimmed!

Trimming your pet’s nails is so important, and here’s a few reasons why:

  1. Long nails can break off in painful places, causing bleeding and disfigurement. Sometimes these nail stubs then get infected and even more painful, which results in a costly vet bill.
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The Care of an Animal

Dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, snakes, lizards, oh, my! All of these animals are in some way domesticated, because if they weren’t,they wouldn’t live in our houses.

Don’t ask me about the people who get caught with tigers as pets, because I don’t get that particular desire. Seriously, why would you want a four-hundred pound cat capable of serious damage with little effort living with you?

All of those animals listed above, as well as those that aren’t listed but are still common household pets, are conscious creatures. I won’t debate emotional abilities or animal intelligence with you, but most people will agree that emotions or not, these animals have some sort of mental state that allows them to act based on things that happen in their environment.

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