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5 Tips To Get Your Pet Ready For Summer

Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.

05/12/2015

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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

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New Kind Of Treatment Offers Pets Protection From Ticks And Fleas

If just thinking about fleas makes you want to scratch the back of your neck, you are not alone.

05/08/2015

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Pittsburgh

Mother’s Day is a special day to thank mom for all the hard work and preparation to make a wonderful family setting. There are opportunities to show appreciation for that time, and the Pittsburgh area has the facilities and culture to make Mother’s Day a memorable experience. This goes well beyond one day, and what better way to extend that time throughout the year. There are crafts, recreation, spas and studios to perfect a skill or learn a new one. The vibrant cultural, artistic and historical venues of the Pittsburgh region offers limitless activities of interest and mom will be pampered on her special day and in the future.

05/08/2015

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Best Spots to Spend a Summer Day with Your Family In Pittsburgh

One of the most livable cities in the country, Pittsburgh boasts plenty of fun for the entire family this summer. The abundant rivers, cultural and historic venues make it easy to enjoy a day exploring educational, indoor or outdoor pursuits for a meaningful learning experience. Explore myriad museums, universities, parks, sports, art galleries, theatrical performances and concerts, or just hit one of these awesome area options for the perfect day out for the whole family.

05/01/2015

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5 Ways To Celebrate Mom Outdoors With The Whole Family

Get outside and celebrate Mother’s Day with these fun activities the whole family can do together.

04/28/2015

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3 DIY Jewelry Organizers For Mother’s Day Gifts To Make Mom’s Life Easier

Get creative this Mother’s Day with these three easy DIY jewelry organizer ideas.

04/26/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Pittsburgh

There are heaps of opportunities for families to engage in activities and at the same time have their children maintain a healthy and educational experience. Programs are scheduled for the children while their parents or caregivers workout and enjoy the amenities afforded in the gym. Experienced and well-trained teachers and instructors lead the activities in a professional manner that includes making sure the children get the best activity in all facets at each facility.

04/24/2015

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Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Pittsburgh

There may be nothing more family orientated than an old fashioned picnic. The preparation and all the fixings that go into a picnic is more fun if the family works together. That means gathering up the blankets and lawn chairs and celebrating National Picnic Day, which is April 23rd, and hopefully the past winter will be forgotten. The Pittsburgh region affords a wonderful opportunity to explore the the unique neighborhoods and parks, and there is always a cultural, educational and recreational experience waiting for the family to enjoy.

04/17/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Pittsburgh

The winter of 2014 set some record-breaking lows. Fortunately for the entire nation, it’s now spring, and summer’s imminent warmth is just around the corner. Read on for the best places to take the kiddos for a bright, cheerful playdate, in some of the best playgrounds in the region, and put old man winter behind for good.

04/03/2015

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Best Dog Runs In Pittsburgh

Pets need exercise just like their owners and why not them run and possibly meet new furry friends to run and socialize? These parks and dog runs offer an opportunity to run in open spaces instead of the obstacles related in the neighborhood.

03/27/2015

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Unexpected Social Security Benefits For Divorcees

There are plenty of things to consider while going through a divorce. Don’t overlook the financial benefits that you are entitled to from social security.

03/19/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In Pittsburgh

Staying near home doesn’t sound like a spring break vacation, but there are exhilarating experiences waiting right around the corner or just a few miles away.

03/13/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

This National Nutrition Month, let these tips from Pittsburgh registered dietitian Juliet Mancino make filling your picky eaters’ plates with more delicious and nutritious choices fun and stress-free.

03/06/2015

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Dorothy’s Chick Moves Around Nest

Dorothy’s first chick was up and moving around the nest, but not without a few stumbles.

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Pet Expo 2014

Hundreds of pets and their people came out to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the Pittsburgh Pet Expo from Nov. 14-16.

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Pittsburgh Pup Crawl 2014

Hundreds of Pittsburgh pooches and their humans came out for the 2014 Pittsburgh Pup Crawl on the North Shore Friday, July 11. There were doggy swimming pools, illuminated collars, pet and owner caricatures, a nighttime walk, lots of food, and a ton of fun! The best part is, it benefited the three local animal shelters – Animal Friends, the Western Pa. Humane Society and the Animal Rescue League.

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Steel City Pet Expo 2014

The Steel City Pet Expo brought man and man’s best friend to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Saturday, June 28, 2014. There were more than 200 exhibits and an appearance by Animal Planet’s “Pit Boss,” Shorty Rossi.

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Animal Rescue League Experiencing Overflow Of Animals

The Animal Rescue League is looking for help after a temporary closure at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society has led to an overflow of animals.

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