May 23rd, 2013 — Dog Health, Dogs
Post-surgery blues are not uncommon. You may be uncomfortable, unusually tired or just kind of feeling less than good about yourself after surgery. If you have recently had a surgical procedure, even a minimally invasive one such as a laparoscopic hysterectomy, you are probably wanting to get back to your daily routine. If that routine included jogging or any other type of physical work out you need to clear things with your doctor before you get back on track, both literally and figuratively. No one likes to be told they can’t do something, especially something that brings them such personal satisfaction as working out. But, your body needs some time to recover post-op. A little down time can go a long way, when it comes to your recovery.
What can you do
Stomach strengthening exercises after a laparoscopic hysterectomy are important. This is because stomach or abdomen muscles had to be cut through during your surgery in order to remove the uterus (womb) and the cervix. Kegel exercises can help rebuild those muscles. You can sit, stand or even lay down and perform Kegel exercises. It is really just a tightening or pulling up the vaginal muscles and tightening your belly. You also need to stretch your abdomen muscles to avoid tightening due to scar tissue. These exercises, might seem a lot less effective than a good jog but they are essential parts of getting you back to your daily routine.
Exercise is important for your overall well-being. A little time away can feel like a lifetime when you try to get back into your routine. If you do a high-impact workout like jogging, you may have to compromise somewhat while you recover from your surgery. Many surgical procedures require a 12-week recovery period before you can resume strenuous workouts. Remember, lower impact workouts are also effective and you may even discover a new way to workout. You may try alternate workouts like walking or Pilates. It is not nearly as strenuous as jogging and it is a good way to get moving again. But, even if you are walking you should still take it easy. A lot of information can be gained by listening to your body; it will tell you when you are ready, but go slow and always consult your physician first.
May 15th, 2013 — Dogs
Any company that has anything to do with driving needs to run a full check on the driving records of their potential employees, or current employees if it hasn’t already been done. Whether you’re transporting people, materials or animals shouldn’t matter. Regardless, if you are going to be hiring people for any kind of driving job you need to check employee driving recordsthoroughly, before letting them behind the wheel of your vehicle.
What Does Your Hiring Process Consist of?
As just stated, any type of driving job should have a mandatory check of a potential employee’s driving record. Not only, because you can find out whether or not they’re a safe driver, but for these additional reasons:
- In the first place, it’s not a problem or a hassle in the least. And that’s why you want to check it out. Because, it’s so very easy and there is so much that can be learned by doing so.
- Consider a driver’s license check part of your standard screening process. People change when they get behind the wheel, it’s a fact of life. But that doesn’t mean that who they are behind the wheel is someone completely and totally strange to them. Alerts to behavioral issues might be discovered through a driving record.
- Are you insured? If any kind of driving is going to be taking place at all you are going to want to make sure that the person you hire is insurable. You will need to run this driving report by your company’s insurance company to make sure that they feel the employee is an insurable one. The powers that be, that have invested in your business, will be glad you did. You certainly don’t want to hire a liability.
Don’t Let Your Business Go to the Dogs
Man’s best friend needs all the protection they can get. They depend on humans for everything. You want to make sure that the individual that you are hiring to transport these loving animals is a responsible individual and upstanding citizen. A police record may not make them a bad person, but if it involves any type of animal abuse, they are of course out of the question, as far as employment goes, with a canine transport business. Child or spousal abuse should also be considered pertinent, due to the fact that this individual feels that it’s okay to take out their frustrations on someone weaker than themselves and possibly smaller, as well.
This, among other things, is an open invitation for trouble, if you put this person around animals.
May 2nd, 2013 — Dogs
If you are just entering the cyber marketplace and plan on offering some treats for man’s four legged best friend, you are going to have a bit of an uphill battle. Pet treats are widely available through any number of online businesses and if you want your business to succeed, you have quite a bit of catching up to do. Luckily, sometimes all it takes to get on top is the right marketing.
Pet supplies are always in high demand. When the recent economic crisis was at its peak, those that are in the pet supply business made it through, relatively unscathed, simply because they offer something that pet owners really can’t live without, which is supplies for those beloved animals. However, because it is such a stable market, there are plenty of individuals that have done what they can to make sure that their pet supplies are the ones that consumers and their pets want, making it a bit of a tough market to crack, when you are just starting out. If you are getting into the business because of your love of animals, you may be getting in over your head. If you are getting into the market because of the stability it offers and because you honestly believe you have something to offer, that the other companies don’t, than it is time to start looking at marketing strategies.
Marketing strategies can be as simple as finding a way to enhance your webpage design, so visitors can find a way to share your page with others on social media sites, or as complicated as hiring a team of marketing consultants to send into battle for you. Whatever method you choose to use to advertise, you need to make sure that it is within your budget and worth the money you are spending. Spending a lot of money on a campaign that is not suited for your needs can be as effective as just burning your money, so you must be absolutely comfortable with your strategy, even if that means you are comfortable with others running your campaign for you.
Pet supplies are always in high demand and treats for man’s best friend are as common on a grocery list as a gallon of milk. If you want to join this successful industry, and succeed yourself, you will need to advertise and aggressively as often as possible.
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