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Going green with family pets | All about pets

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 2:00PM

Do you bring reusable tote bags with you to the farmer’s market and program your thermostat to a lower temperature when you’re out on the town or sleeping? Is a hybrid car parked in your garage? Even if you are already making great strides to reduce your environmental footprint, chances are you can still find additional ways to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

 

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Plenty of benefits to grooming your dog | All about pets

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 10:00AM

Grooming is an excellent time to bond with your cat or dog. It is also an opportunity to monitor their physical health as well as appearance. Daily or weekly grooming allows you to check your pet’s skin for abnormal growths, fleas, ticks, dryness and skin irritations. Brushing stimulates the natural oils in their coat and gives it a healthy shine.

Age doesn’t have to be a barrier to exercise | Health and Fitness

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 9:00AM

Age doesn’t have to stop older men and women from enjoying their favorite sports. In fact, remaining active can improve physical and mental health. If a doctor has confirmed that it is OK to participate in sports, these activities can help men and women 50 and older enjoy friendly competition and physical activity.

It’s OK to be slow, just remember to move | Health and Fitness

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 1:00PM

On the door of the Fleet Feet running store in Bonney Lake hangs a sign that says, “Don’t worry about being slow, only worry about standing still.” This quote is adapted from a Chinese Proverb and could be interpreted in a few different ways. On one level, it speaks to not getting stuck, that any movement is better than no movement and that we need to make things happen in our lives rather than let life happen to us.

High school exchange students reach record numbers in 2015

  • Apr 19, 2015 at 4:16PM

International Experience, a high school student exchange organization, announced that they plan to welcome a record number of students to U.S. communities in the fall of 2015, mirroring a national trend.

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