No dog owners enjoy leaving their pet alone while they are not at home but someone has to bring home the bacon! A lot of dog owners do not know how their pets cope once they have been left alone and in a society where many dog owners work full time, dogs can be left for long periods without company. In recent studies, scientists have revealed that some dogs can spend up to half an hour whining, barking and howling after their owners leave them alone. Anxious dogs can urinate, defecate or vomit and can even try to hurt themselves. Through boredom dogs can chew on items of furniture which is understandably stressful for the owners when they return from work.
At the turn of the 21st century, acclaimed futurist Ray Kurzweil predicted that 20,000 years of progress would happen over the next 100 years. In reality, technology has transformed how we work even faster than Kurzweil thought – especially over the past two decades.
People become the owner of a business for a variety of reasons. Though some inherit the business from their parents, or grandparents, many go into business for a simple reason: They want to be independent. The belief that they can do things better than everyone else, the allure of freedom, and the determination to build their own wealth is the driving force behind every business owner I’ve ever met.
The Test Valley Business Awards is an annual initiative, celebrating local business excellence within the Test Valley. Now in its 13th year, The Test Valley Business Awards is well established as the ideal platform for all Test Valley businesses, especially new and smaller enterprises, to gain the recognition they need to grow and celebrate achievement.
The Museum of Army Flying is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Army Air Corps by hosting a series of talks at the Middle Wallop centre this autumn.