July 2012

Found 3 blog entries for July 2012.

Bylaw officers in Calgary have been kept busy so far this hot Calgary summer rescuing animals that have been left in hot cars. It's a reminder to all pet owners to leave your pets at home when you need to head out to do some shopping during this extreme heat.

So far this summer the 311 line has had more than 60 calls from concerned citizens that have seen dogs left in overheated vehicles. That adds up to approximately 4 rescues that need to be performed every day. Each year this type of reminder needs to be sent out to pet owners that don't consider the consequences of leaving their furry friend inside a sweltering vehicle for even a short amount of time.

The fine for leaving an animal confined in a hot vehicle is $100 but this can also end up in court

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It's been said over and over again that the kitchen can be the make or break point for a listed Calgary home for sale. There's a lot of activity that goes on in the kitchen and it can easily be regarded as one of the more social rooms in the house. In the hustle and bustle of today's society family members don't get a chance to spend as much time with each other as they'd like, but every person in the family still has to eat. Whether it's bumping into each other during food preparation or sitting down to eat a family meal, the kitchen is the place where family members will meet even during busy times.

What do you have hiding in your cupboards?

Once you have your house listed and you're trying to tidy up, don't make the mistake of stashing things in your…
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Record crowds are pouring into the Calgary Stampede this year to celebrate its 100th anniversary as the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. On Saturday visitors had to line up for hours in some cases to enter the gates and on Friday a new record was set when 108,455 visitors arrived to see the shows. On Sunday the crowds were standing shoulder to shoulder and there is no sign of things slowing down this week.

The grounds are looking active, the lineups are long and Mother Nature is doing her part to keep the festivities uptown and upbeat.

The CEO and president of Tourism Calgary, Randy Williams, predicts that 2012 will set a new record for attendance. The highest attendance ever recorded was set back in 2006 with 1,262,518 people entering the turnstiles.

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