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Podcast Ep 51: Travis Brorsen of My Big Fat Pet Makeover

With the U.S. pet obesity rate for dogs and cats at 50 percent, Animal Planet decided to hire expert dog trainer Travis Brorsen to star in its newest reality series, My Big Fat Pet Makeover, to help folks slim down their…

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Podcast Ep 50: Liz Vaccariello, Editor-In-Chief of Parents Magazine

Get ready to meet a media maven who runs four magazines (four!) for the Meredith Parenting Network including Parents, Fit Pregnancy and Baby, Family Fun, and Parents Latina, is the mom to social media-savvy tweens, and somehow still finds time…

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Riverbanks Zoo and Freedom Park Fun

Between a trip to the Riverbanks Zoo in South Carolina, running around Freedom Park in Charlotte and eating boatloads of ice cream on Saturday night (so much for hoping to reduce my sugar intake…), I’d say this weekend was a…

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Why You Should Walk Your Dog (or Someone Else’s) Today

Taking your dog (or someone else’s) for a walk is seriously awesome for the both of you. And this post written by Casey Dickson, community member at Rover.com — which is the nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and…

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Chase’s Second Birthday

Hi friends. How are you? Things are going okay over here as we’re navigating life after our second miscarriage. While I’m certainly still having plenty of bad moments, I’m having good moments, too. I’m giving myself permission to unplug when…

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Lucky’s Take: A Review for the Dogs

There is a lot more to dog ownership than just heaping on the love. Like us, our furry companions need plenty of fresh air and exercise to keep them happy and good quality nutrition to keep them healthy. Two pet…

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Podcast Episode 36: Pre- and Post-Pregnancy Workout Expert Sara Haley

Whoa, baby! Ready to bust some pre- and post-pregnancy fitness myths? Then get ready to learn a WHOLE LOT from fitness expert Sara Haley because we get down into the nitty gritty details about all things pregnancy when trying to…

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Dog Days of Summer Giveaway

It’s getting hot out there, and we thought, hey, why not do something extra cool (see what we did there?) … for you and your pup? Something like a special giveaway — for U.S. and Canadian readers! — from Kurgo!…

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A Week in the Sunshine State

Hello from sunny Florida!! It feels so nice to be back in the sunshine state, inhaling the salty air from the warm sea breeze. Part of me feels like I will always identify with being a “Florida girl” and even…

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Remembering Bubbee

Early Saturday morning, Ryan received a call from his mother letting him know that his grandmother, who we all affectionately refer to as Bubbee, passed away in the middle of the night. Though Bubbee was fighting two forms of cancer,…