A Beginners Guide to Silky Terriers
The Australian Silky Terrier is a small breed of dog of the terrier dog type. The breed was developed in Australia, although the ancestral types and breeds were from Great Britain. It is closely... More > related to the Australian Terrier and the Yorkshire Terrier. The breed is called the Silky Terrier in North America, but is called the Australian Silky Terrier in its country of origin and in the rest of the world.
The Australian Silky Terrier is a small and compact short legged terrier, 23 to 26 cm (9.1 to 10.2 in) at the withers, alert and active. The long silky grey and white or blue and tan coat is an identifying feature, hanging straight and parted along the back, and described as "flat, fine and glossy". All proportions and aspects of the body and head as well as desirable shades of grey and white and placement of markings are extensively described in the breed standard.
The Silky Terrier should be slightly longer than tall (about one fifth longer than the height at withers).< Less
A Beginners Guide to Slot Car Racing
Slot car racing (also called slotcar racing or slot racing) is the competitive hobby of racing with powered miniature autos (or other vehicles) which are guided by grooves or slots in the track on... More > which they run.
Slot cars are usually models of actual automobiles, though some have bodies purpose-designed for miniature racing. Most enthusiasts use commercially available slot cars (often modified for better performance), others motorize static models, and some "scratch-build," creating their own mechanisms and bodies from basic parts and materials.
Slot car racing ranges from casual get-togethers at home tracks, using whatever cars the host makes available, to very serious competitions in which contestants painstakingly build or modify their own cars for maximum performance and compete in a series of races culminating in a national championship.< Less
A Beginners Guide to Selling at Flea Markets
Starting a flea market business isn't difficult at all. Perhaps, it is one of the simplest businesses to start. However, if you don't know the tricks of the trade, this article will help you know... More > them in no time. A flea market is a place where people set up a stall/tent to sell used, cheap items for sale. Sometimes, vendors also indulge in barter of certain goods. Also called a swapmeet, this is fast becoming a common start-up nowadays. There are certain rules and regulations pertaining to this business, which again, will be discussed below, along with several flea market business ideas. This business can also be started as a side business, only meant for the weekends.
This book covers everything you need to know about selling at flea markets such as:
- Secrets The Flea-market Dealers Don’t Want You to Know!
- Wholesale Prices
- Settle for Less….Get More
- Where Dealers Buy and a Few Jokes For the Road
- Where To Get Your Merchandise
and so much more!< Less
A Beginners Guide to Shetland Sheepdogs
The Shetland Sheepdog, often known as the Sheltie, is a breed of herding dog. They are small to medium dogs, and come in a variety of colors, such as sable, tri-color, and blue merle. They are vocal,... More > excitable, energetic dogs who are always willing to please and work hard. They are partly derived from dogs used in the Shetland Isles for herding and protecting sheep. The breed was formally recognized by the Kennel Club in 1909.
The Shetland Sheepdog's early history is not well known. Although of obscure origin, the sheltie is probably a descendant of small specimens of the Scottish collie and the King Charles spaniel. It was developed to tend the diminutive sheep of the Shetland Islands, whose rugged, stormy shores have produced other small-statured animals such as the Shetland pony. Today it is raised as a farm dog and family pet.< Less