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Navigating a new normal: Health and safety tips for kids in sports

(BPT) – This year when it comes to youth sports, seasons have shifted, practices may look different and competitions may be postponed, all of which have been difficult for kids who simply want to enjoy their time on and off the field, court, rink, mat or pool deck. As parents navigate this new normal for their kids in sports, it’s

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4 ways you can help support veterans

(BPT) – According to the National Institutes of Health, up to 30% of American military veterans experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after returning home from combat. Yet only about 40% of those individuals ever seek help. Service dogs are proving to help military veterans suffering from PTSD and other post-combat challenges in ways that no other therapy can. Unfortunately, due

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If you’ve got it, haunt it: Halloween 2020 costume trends

This year’s Frightgeist is a real treat. From cats in taco costumes and baby sharks to Supergirl and fun flamingos, we just couldn’t wait until Oct. 31 to start the festivities. No matter how you’re celebrating this year, Halloween is the perfect reason to ditch the quarantine couture and get dressed up in some spook-tacular attire. To give you some ideas as holiday prep

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Budget-friendly tips for a safe and joyous holiday 2020

(BPT) – Uncertainty continues into the 2020 holiday season, with limited travel, canceled events and strict budgets changing how Americans will celebrate this year. According to a recent Coinstar Holiday Survey, the majority of Americans said COVID-19 will influence how they celebrate the holidays. Fortunately, by thinking outside the box and keeping a positive attitude, you can stay healthy, stretch

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The American Kennel Club Launches New Virtual Home Manners Titling Program

The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce the launch of its exciting new Virtual Home Manners (VHM) Program. The program is designed to help teach dogs proper manners at home. Teaching their dogs to behave at home is important for owners, mentally stimulating for dogs, and home-based training can take place any time that fits into the schedule of

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How you can make a difference in an animal’s life

(BPT) – According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide every year, and of the total amount of animals in shelters, only about 3.2 million are adopted each year. That means millions of pets are still waiting for their forever homes. When you adopt from your local

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Multigenerational households provide outstanding benefits during COVID-19 & beyond

(BPT) – Eighty-two percent of multigenerational families say that living together has increased their bonds among family members, according to a study published by Generations United. As COVID-19 has led to increased hardships throughout the United States, many families have taken the opportunity to use this time to live together and create lasting memories they couldn’t before. Multigenerational households are

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American Kennel Club Announces Judging Panel for 3rd AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge

-Entries Open Today-  The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the third AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge. This virtual conformation competition is open to all AKC recognized breeds including Miscellaneous breeds. Entries close on October 12th at 12pm ET. Heading the panel as Best in Show and Best Puppy judge is Mr. Michael Canalizo of Long

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