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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

A dog enjoys the shade at Schuylkill River Dog Park. (credit: Kristen Johanson)

Excessive Heat Poses Serious Danger To Pets

With the hot and humid temperatures gripping the Philadelphia region, it feels like the dog days of summer. Many people are trying to keep cool in air conditioned homes and swimming pools — but what about the pups?

06/13/2015

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Officials In One Jersey Shore Town Want To ‘Unleash’ The Dog Beach

Officials in Wildwood introduced an amendment to an ordinance that would allow dogs to be unleashed while frolicking on the beach.

06/12/2015

FINA Male Swimmer of the Year 2014, Chad le Clos  and Adil Khalid, trimmer and helmsman for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on February 28, 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (credit: Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Top Go Kart Tracks Near Philadelphia

When that daredevil inside of you starts screaming to take control, strap on your helmet and answer the call to be wild with a white-knuckled race at one of several area Go Kart speedways.

06/12/2015

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3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

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Create A Drive-In Movie Theater Experience At Home

Drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, you can create a drive-in experience in your own back yard. With a few supplies and some creativity, the sky’s the limit for your backyard theater.

06/10/2015

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Philadelphia Animal Shelter Asks For Donations In Cutest Way Possible

Philadelphia’s Animal Welfare Society is taking an adorable approach in asking for donations.

06/05/2015

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5 Gifts For Dad That Will Make Him Feel Like A Kid Again

This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.

06/04/2015

Sun Hat

Best Products For Protecting Kids Against Summer Sun

Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.

06/01/2015

(HOW 'BOUT A BIG, TOOTHY SMILE?  Visitors watch and photograph big cats as they move through the Philadelphia Zoo's overhead trail enclosures, dubbed "Zoo 360."  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Zoo Again Offering Free Admission For Teachers During Summer Months

If you’re an educator who also loves animals, you might want to check out an offering from the Philadelphia Zoo.

05/28/2015

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Ask A Philadelphia Expert: Your Top Homemade Dog Treat Recipe

Dog owners are a magical breed, indeed. They always reward their furry companions with only the best that life has to offer. Chef Jennifer Kirby has two scrumptious, homemade treat recipes that are sure to get your pal’s tail waggin’.

05/22/2015

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Study: Pets Could Help Lower Social Anxiety In Children With Autism

Researchers from Purdue University found that when children with autism were exposed to companion animals, their stress levels dropped.

05/21/2015

Veterans Hold Memorial Day Parade

Local Memorial Day Parades

Celebrate Memorial Day at these local parades.

05/15/2015

Dogs Playing in Back Yard

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