The week of Spring Break 2011 will be taken by most schools during the month of March; although some will begin in February. Here are the dates for some of the well known colleges and universities of the U.S.
Dogs are wonderful companions. Many times dogs develop undesirable behaviors that are either inadvertently taught by their owners or simply ignored. Here are five dog behaviors that are unacceptable and should not be allowed by dog owners.
If a pet emergency happens after-hours when your regular veterinarian is closed, there are several emergency veterinary hospitals in Atlanta and the metro area that are ready to provide emergency care.
Sports fans of Atlanta can enjoy watching professional sports all year long. Since the city has a professional football, baseball, basketball and hockey team, there is an Atlanta sports team for every season of the year.
Most dogs love to swim. To many dogs, swimming just comes naturally. The first time that they are exposed to water, they just jump in and start swimming. Sometimes, however, you have to teach your dog to swim.
For many years it was believed that dogs could only see in black, white and shades of gray. However scientific research done in 1989 proved that, although there is colorblindness in dogs, dogs are able to perceive colors.
Although most dogs are very resilient animals, there are 7 foods dogs should avoid eating. While very small quantities of these foods may be tolerable for some dogs, ingestion of large amounts of these foods can be dangerous for dogs.
Two courageous dogs saved their owners' lives amid the danger and confusion following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11. As the anniversary draws closer each year, many will remember these two heroic dogs of 9/11.
Zoo Atlanta, in Atlanta Georgia, will be offering free admission on three selected days in August to those who meet eligibility requirements. Read on to see if you qualify for a day of free admission at Zoo Atlanta.
Atlanta Georgia offers a number of free health clinics. To apply and qualify for free services at these free health clinics in Atlanta, proof of residency, number of dependents and monthly earnings must be shown.
Families with financial hardships are finding that they can not afford pet food for their beloved family pet. This has led to the establishment of pet food banks, or soup kitchens for pets, throughout the country.
Reading with Rover is a reading program where children read to dogs. The goal of this program and others like it is to improve the reading skills of children with reading problems by having children read to dogs.
It is finally down to the final two contestants on American Idol, Lee Dewyze and Crystal Bowersox. It sure does seem like the American Idol judges and producers want Crystal Bowersox to be the runner up and want Lee Dewyze to win American Idol.
Are you a fan of Ringo Starr, Harry Connick Jr or Carlos Santana? This summer, these stars and more will be performing at venues in the Atlanta area. Here is the Atlanta summer concert schedule for the summer of 2010.
Although many scams involve emailing the victim these days, the internet is not the only place that scam artists work. Unfortunately, scams are also seen in everyday life. Watch out for this hotel scam when you travel.
Imagine being outside on a hot summer day with the sun beating down on you while wearing your winter coat. Depending on the climate in your area and what breed you own, this may be just how your dog feels during the hot summer months.
Rhubarb, The Millionaire Cat tells the story of a cat named Rhubarb, who inherits $30 million dollars. Can this happen only in the movies? No, Rhubarb is not the only millionaire pet; there are many reports of pets who have inherited millions.
Would you know what to do if your dog's heart stops beating or he stops breathing? Emergency CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is the answer. Emergency CPR for dogs is easy to learn and is very similar to CPR for humans.
When is Spring Break 2010? Although Spring Break 2010 for most colleges and universities will be sometime between March 8 to March 26, some will have their Spring Break 2010 beginning as early as February 15 and also as late as April 9.
If you are considering the addition of a dog to your family, consider adopting a rescue dog. There are many deserving dogs, mixed breeds and purebreds alike, in animal shelters and humane societies all over the country waiting for adoption.
Who wouldn't want to receive a dozen long stemmed red roses or a floral arrangement for Valentine's Day? Valentine's Day falls on a Sunday this year, so order your Valentine's Day flowers at Atlanta florists early.
On Groundhog Day at The Yellow River Game Ranch in metro Atlanta, General Beauregard Lee, PhD, will make his annual weather forecast. It will be a huge celebration with hundreds of onlookers in attendance along with TV reporters and their camera crews.
Imagine enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving dinner at a fine restaurant. Imagine being able to relax after dinner with no pots to scrub or dishes to wash. The chefs at many Atlanta restaurants will be happy to serve you Thanksgiving dinner this year.
Here are two great Thanksgiving pecan pie recipes, a traditional pecan pie recipe and a chocolate pecan pie recipe. You can use a prepared pie crust or roll out your own. Both of these Thanksgiving pecan pie recipes are delicious and easy to make.
Most people have a memory of a funny Halloween story that has been told to them or that they have experienced. Every fall I always remember the funny Halloween story of the Halloween wig that I wore one year.
Who is Joanna Krupa? Who are Aaron Carter and Mya? Am I the only person who had never heard of these three until it was announced that they would be among the so called celebrity contestants on season 9 of Dancing With The Stars?
When I arrive home, my dog eagerly runs over to greet me. She's ecstatic that I am back. It doesn't matter if I have been gone for thirty minutes or five hours. This is the unconditional love of a dog for her owner.
A company named Ceva Animal Health has been marketing a line of products for dogs called Comfort Zone using synthetic pheromones. The company's objective was to develop products to relieve stress in dogs, thereby improving problem behaviors.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Visitors Center and Monetary Museum, The Fountain of Rings in Centennial Olympic Park and The Governor's Mansion are three examples of the many free things to do in Atlanta.
The Better Business Bureau has advised the public that most of the Michael Jackson memorabilia now being sold online is overpriced and that the price of these items will likely decrease in the coming months.
The metro Atlanta area has some great summer events planned. Whether you enjoy museums, music, theater, puppetry or sports, metro Atlanta has all these things to offer and more! Here are a few of them.
The UPC barcode is a method of marking consumer products so that they may be identified easily. Rumors have been circulating recently regarding the numbers on the UPC barcode. So what do those numbers really mean?
Atlanta is a city that loves to celebrate! In keeping with that tradition, Atlanta will celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks displays, parades and more. Here are just a few of the many events planned in Atlanta and the metro Atlanta area.
The infestation of Ctenocephalides canis, better known as the dog flea, is a big problem for dogs and their families. Instead of using harsh chemicals, fleas can be controlled using natural home remedies.
If you own a dog, you know how happy your dog is to see you whenever you return home. Your dog probably runs over to you excitedly and jumps up on you. And how about when guests come over? Does your dog greet your guests in the same way?
When I bought my very first car, I learned how to change the oil. I was surprised at how easy it was to do and how much money I was could save. Ever since then I have changed the oil in every car that I have owned.
The timid, submissive dog will consider anyone, canine or human, to be dominant over him and will seek to avoid confrontation, real or imagined. Here are some training suggestions to do to try to change submissive behavior.
If you like Italian food, you will enjoy reading this restaurant review of Bambinelli's Italian Restaurant and hopefully try the restaurant out the next time you are in Atlanta. Bambinelli's, located at 3202 Northlake Parkway NE, in Atlanta.
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day in the city of Atlanta can be a fun and entertaining experience. St Patrick's Day parties are planned in several Irish establishments as well as the the 2009 Atlanta St Patrick's Day Parade.
In many households, family mealtimes can be very stressful when one or more children refuse to finish their plates. But it doesn't need to be. You can turn mealtimes into an enjoyable family event. Here are some ideas that will help.
Not going to New Orleans for Mardi Gras? If you live in Atlanta, you don't have to miss out on all the fun. There are many events taking place to celebrate Mardi Gras in the city and surrounding metro area.
In the past few years, there has been an increase in the number of tv commercials for accident victim attorneys. Although these commercials are entertaining, and somewhat informative, do they really depict real life events accurately?