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Mandela on Sport

December 06, 2013

"Sport has the power to change the world," Nelson Mandela once said -- and the South African prisoner-turned-president also provided perhaps the most eloquent supporting evidence for his claim. "It has the power to inspire," he said. "It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers." This is thanks to cnn.com   I would like to think that this is true of all sport and we at uplandfly would like to say thank you to Nelson Mandela for his vision and leadership on a global level. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who...

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Bandaging Dog Leg - The basics for the Hunter and Trainer

December 04, 2013

  We use bandages for several reasons: to protect wounds from the environment, protect the environment from wounds, and to discourage a pet from licking or irritating a wound. Bandages may be applied as support for strains or sprains or to prevent motion. Proper application is important – an improperly applied or too-tight bandage can cause decreased blood flow and potential loss of the limb. Cleaning the Wound The process of bandaging begins with careful cleaning of the wound. All dried blood, dirt, and debris should be washed away using mild soap and lots of water. Hair should be clipped away so that it cannot lie in the wound. If possible, the area should be patted dry.      Materials Needed In an...

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