Author Archive: alablog

Being Cat Smart!

Being Cat Smart!

Cats are known to be some of the most lovable and cutest animals on this planet, but at the same time they’re also very peculiar because of their unique traits. Cats are very instinctual, which means their behavior can be strange at times, but this is why we love our cats. Cats are very intelligent creatures and I... read more »

 

The Truth Behind Hypoallergenic Breeds

The Truth Behind Hypoallergenic Breeds

While owning a dog can really be the best decision of your life, there are certain aspects to owning a dog that can seem rather unpleasant. Yes, picking up dog feces is definitely one of those unpleasant aspects, but so are allergies. Dog owners everywhere suffer from dog allergies yet they keep pushing on and battling... read more »

 

Good Breeds Come In All Sizes!

Good Breeds Come In All Sizes!

If you’re on the hunt for getting the best dog for you, don’t listen to the breeders that try to persuade you into thinking the best dogs are found in one size. Whether it be small, medium, large, or even giant, each size of breed is going to have a dog just right for you. Some breeders think that small dogs... read more »

 

The Joy Of Having A Smart & Healthy Dog!

The Joy Of Having A Smart & Healthy Dog!

One of the best thing about being a dog owner is the pride you have in your dog. When I take my dog out I can stand tall and proud knowing that my dog is healthy, smart, and well maintained. Other dog owners I see probably can’t say the same about their dog’s, but make sure you are one that can. Having a healthy... read more »

 

Make Him Shed More Than Hair!

Make Him Shed More Than Hair!

Owning a dog comes with a lot of responsibilities. One of the biggest responsibilities it comes with is making sure he’s healthy. Too many dog owners become complacent with their dog’s poor health and don’t do anything about it. This leads to a bad relationship between owner and dog, and eventually leads... read more »

 

When He’s Not As Young As He Used To Be!

When He’s Not As Young As He Used To Be!

If you have an aging dog that is getting up there in his years then you might be pondering the idea of what to do in terms of diet. Your dog may not have the appetite that he used to, but it’s still important to keep with making sure he is getting enough nutrients. A lot of irresponsible dog owners will take the lack... read more »

 

Getting To Know Purrs, Woofs, And Chocolate!

Getting To Know Purrs, Woofs, And Chocolate!

Part of being a responsible pet owner is understanding what certain traits mean. For instance, if you are a cat owner, you should know what it means when your cat starts purring. Purring can have a lot of different meanings, and it’s important to know them all so you know exactly how your cat is feeling and if everything... read more »

 

Child Taken Out Of School For His Facial Hair

Child Taken Out Of School For His Facial Hair

Out of all the things boys may get in trouble in during their years in the education system, I never thought having facial would be one of them. Yes, the exact existence of facial hair was enough to have 15 year old Sam Taubman taken out of class, put in an isolated classroom, and taught away from his peers for two full... read more »

 

Job Profile: Dog Groomer

Job Profile: Dog Groomer

If you like working with dogs you may consider working as a dog groomer. Dog groomers work with a wide variety of breeds of dogs, of all sizes, for instance small dogs such as Chihuahua’s up to large dogs such as St Bernard’s. The dogs you work with may have all sorts of different characteristics, they may be a hypoallergenic... read more »

 

Job Profile: Professional Dog Walker

Job Profile: Professional Dog Walker

If you like working outside and have a love for dogs then you may consider a career as a professional dog walker. This can be a rewarding, interesting career which provides an important service for your clients. You may end up walking dogs of all breeds and varieties, from the small, medium to very large size dogs. As... read more »

 

Gender Inequality In Schools Doesn’t Have To Be A Bad Thing

Gender Inequality In Schools Doesn’t Have To Be A Bad Thing

For the longest time education and political leaders have been fighting hard to bring total equality to schools and the work force. This doesn’t just mean equality in race, which is a very popular problem that is brought up quite often, but this also means in gender. Believe it or not there is a lot of inequality... read more »

 

Different Paths Of Criminal Justice

Different Paths Of Criminal Justice

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the field of criminal justice? If so then you have probably thought about what it would be like as a criminal investigator or forensic scientists, but there are many other options other than those two. The field of criminal justice is one of the most extensive fields out there... read more »

 

What Great Accountants Are Made Of

What Great Accountants Are Made Of

Depending on your line of work, there are probably several traits and elements to a person that makes one great at your specific job. Even if you take a look at a job as popular and general as an accountant, there are certain qualities that separates good accountants from bad accountants, and then further yet is what separates... read more »

 

What’s Your College Degree Really Worth?

What’s Your College Degree Really Worth?

It is a fact that going to college can be very expensive. Different schools charge different amounts of tuition fees and that difference can be in the thousands of dollars. Although it is tempting to go for the cheapest option when it comes to choosing a college, for some courses it really does pay more to go to the best... read more »

 

What It Means To Be the Best, From Economics to Vets

What It Means To Be the Best, From Economics to Vets

Whichever sector you find yourself working in its always nice to be the best. Being the top of your field brings the added bonus of getting paid more for the work you do, gaining recognition in your chosen field and giving you higher job satisfaction. Becoming the best that you can involves; opening yourself up to new experiences... read more »

 

Careers In Medicine: Your Route To success!

Careers In Medicine: Your Route To success!

Some career sectors continue to rise despite the economic background and this is true for medicine. There is always a need for graduates in this field and as the population increases this requirement will continue to grow and grow. To work within the field of medicine you will need to study until at least bachelor’s degree,... read more »

 

Getting On The Top Of The Food Chain!

Getting On The Top Of The Food Chain!

Everybody loves food and many people have made their fame and fortune by being involved in the catering industry. Fine cooking is an art but even if you plan to just cook at home rather than take it to a professional level there are many options for improving your skills. There are many cookery courses available that will... read more »

 

The Real Cost Of Counting Money

The Real Cost Of Counting Money

By Ellen Wilson If you’re considering an accounting degree, by now you probably know demand is high and salaries are good, but you also have a natural interest in the bottom line. What’s it going to cost you to earn your degree? Many factors affect the cost of earning an accounting degree. As with any other post-secondary... read more »

 

Success is in the Cards for Those Studying Finance

Success is in the Cards for Those Studying Finance

By Ellen Wilson If you’re planning to pursue a degree in finance, you’re working toward a bright future. The benefits of pursuing a finance degree include a wide-ranging array of job options as well as steady growth in employment opportunities and lucrative salaries. Depending on your specialization, you might work... read more »

 

The similarities and differences of occupational and physical therapy

The similarities and differences of occupational and physical therapy

At first glance you could be forgiven for thinking that physical therapy and occupational therapy are the same job, and it is true that many of the services they provide overlap. But there are distinct differences between the two professions which I will explore in this article. Physical therapists are concerned with people’s... read more »

 

The pros and cons of becoming a college professor

The pros and cons of becoming a college professor

College professors have major freedom in their jobs, they are able to pursue their subject interest and get paid very well at the same time. Being a professor puts you in an excellent position to get work published and be involved in research developments. It allows you to share your knowledge with like-minded individuals... read more »

 

The University of Southern California offers online programs for current and aspiring teachers

The University of Southern California offers online programs for current and aspiring teachers

The University of Southern California is ranked as one of the best online schools in the country. It is possible to undertake single programs or a full degree program online. This allows students more flexibility in their learning, prevents unnecessary travelling and instils student self-learning and motivation techniques.... read more »

 

Where is the best location in the country (or world) to teach?

Where is the best location in the country (or world) to teach?

The top teacher salary in the country is California, where the average wage is $70,394. It tends to be the case that wealthier schools pay a higher salary than at poor schools with poor students. The high salary that you could receive in California is in stark contrast to the average starting teacher salary of $39,000.... read more »

 

Career options for a gunsmith

Career options for a gunsmith

Employers are looking for a gunsmith with a bachelor’s degree in business or engineering, although it is possible to undertake a gunsmith degree at diploma, certificate or associate level. Gunsmith programmes will teach you mechanical skills, design and function of different firearms, firearm safety and legislation. There... read more »

 

Is a doctorate degree worth a six-figure investment?

Is a doctorate degree worth a six-figure investment?

Most doctorate degree programs cost approximately $200,000 so it can be seen that a doctorate degree is a significant financial investment. A doctorate degree can also take a long stretch of time to complete, approximately 5 years, so you will need stamina and commitment to gain your certification, and it is only worth... read more »