marți, 9 octombrie 2012

Make a Good Deal With That Party Rental Company

It takes a lot of composure to organize an event successfully. First you have to take care of the event itself, then you need to make sure the proper mood is set and finally you have to take care of foods, drinks and other party supplies. To top it all you also need to give people a place to sit, and enough space between that for the waiters to walk around. When all this becomes too much we usually turn to a party rental company.

Party rental companies need to know exact details about everything, otherwise they'll just assume you want the standard. To stop them from unpleasantly surprising you make sure you clarify everything. Just so you don't forget anything consider the following:

1. Book your event as early as you can

Most party rental companies have busy seasons; March through June and October through December are incredibly busy. Try to book your event as early as 2 months in advance, just to be on the safe side.

Understand that companies have a hard time adding items to your order but it's easy to simply reduce the order. You should always book a larger order simply because you can't predict everything. Otherwise you might need a few more chairs they simply might not have.

2. Don't expect perfection

Rental items get reused all the time, and some have been used for years. Naturally, they won't be perfect, but they'll be clean and in decent shape. To eliminate the risk of getting completely trashed items try to inspect them beforehand. The least you can do is ask what is the state of the items.

But you can always get chair covers and never have to worry about that. Try to gauge how serious and pleasant the company is from the time you're talking on the phone with them. If they're unresponsive and slow look for another company.

3. Know what you're paying for

Be realistic about what you're actually paying for. Usually party rentals will charge a delivery fee and they'll drop off the rental items in a mutually agreed location. Then you're free to move them and set them up any way you like.

If you want help in setting up the rentals, for example if there's a huge event and you can't do everything yourself, they'll usually do that for an extra fee. Afterwards they'll probably come pick the items up but you'll have to pack them up yourself, etc. You deserve a perfect event, so don't let asking stop you from getting what you want.

You can also ask about help in other areas. They usually know other vendors and may even bring a good deal to the table if you're clever about it. You can save yourself a lot of pain, stress and time if you use party rentals. It's virtually impossible to organize a large event without them.

luni, 14 mai 2012

Scent Games Are Loads Of Fun For You And Your Dogs

Playing scent games with your dog is a lot of fun. It doesn't require a lot of training and you can get started right away. It's also easy on your physique, as you won't be running around or anything. Your Pug will love you for it.

Interestingly, all dogs have a good sense of smell. Whether it's a Pug or not, a dog learns to rely on his nose from day one. Dogs use they're sense of smell even before they have functioning eyes and ears, they use it to find they're mother's milk.

Whether or not you think he'll like it is unimportant, you try it and if he likes it, good. When you hear how easy it is to get started with the first game you'll wonder why nobody ever says anything about it.

How to have a happy dog using scent games

Any dog can play scent games, and best of all you don't even need a lot of training to do it. Keep in mind, simple is best. Watch how your dog agrees. Try it out and watch your dog's disbelief at your genius.

The point of the game is to make your dog use his nose to get a reward. Grab a treat in one hand, make sure he doesn't see, and make closed fists. Now put your hands out and ask him to find the treat. Good performance is awarded with the genius award, naturally.

Easy as this sounds it works at a very deep level. You're making your dog use his most basic tools to find food. On the prowl you may be, and you still don't leave the living room. You might not think it's big, but your Pug will.

This is but the basic game, and you can spice things up easily. Have a few paper cups and let him pick the right one, just like a shell game. Let him find out that it's ok to touch, push and even paw the cup out of the way to get the treat. This is supposed to be fun.

Next you can start adding spins. You can keep getting more proficient at it until your dog can beat your friends at the shell game.

sâmbătă, 29 octombrie 2011

Lap Dogs Are Energetic Types Of Dogs

Choosing a dog as a companion is the choice of many because they are very loyal as a pet and have great personalities that will amuse and astonish you. Having a companion dog will make things so much funnier when you are alone at home or just spending quality time with the family.

One of the most convenient things about dogs is that there are many types of them, each with their own personality. Worrying about not finding a dog that will match your taste in character is pointless. Many choose a lap dog simply because they don't have extravagant needs and are devoted to the family.

Get the Pomeranian for a good first impression

The first thing that will attract you to this dog is his looks. For many dogs, life in the constraint space of an apartment could be frustrating, but not for this happy companion dog. He just wants someone around him. Also, he is very affectionate with family members.

He is somewhat easy to train and therefore you can teach him tricks that will amuse you and the kids in the park. This lap dog thrives on his owner's attention. He will tire pretty fast so try not to demand too much. The biggest drawback to the Pomeranian is the shedding.

A Yorkshire Terrier will lift your spirits

An all around great pet that will animate your life every time you come home. They will almost always adapt to life in a constraint space such as the apartment. Only problem is: he suffers from loneliness. Try taking him with you as much as possible. Also he hates going out in cold weather or on hot summer days.

He has a playful nature and will always search for ways to amuse himself and others. He can easily learn to do tricks and is generally very obedient. Like all lap dogs, they will act goofy around the family, which is not a bad thing. All in all they are a healthy breed that will do anything to attract as much attention as possible.

A Shih Tzu will offer a touch of royalty to your life

The Shih Tzu is a royalty among dogs breed, or at least that's what the Chinese consider. His name translates to little lion, but he is far from fierce. This dog is an attention addict. You need to groom him a lot and thus you are probably better off paying someone to do it for you.

Like all royalty he loves to sit around doing nothing. His energy levels are pretty low and so are his exercising needs. Playtime can be summarized to walking in the park and throwing him a ball a few times. This does not mean he is a boring dog. He will play just like any other type of dog. He is an extremely affectionate creature and bonds tightly with the family.

All in all, lap dogs are a great deal of joy packed in a small package. They will spread a state of wellness that will relax you like nothing else. They are the best choice if you feel you life needs some excitement and good moods.