Summer Travel Tips

Now’s the time to start planning memorable experiences! If you want to take a last minute trip for Memorial Day or head somewhere new over the summer, I have some tips for the savvy traveler to make it happen! #1: Plan a Staycation. If you don’t want to leave your home, make the vacation come to you! Camp out in the backyard, host a picnic brunch or gather everyone to watch a movie in the yard! Simple planning can still be special. #2: Be Spontaneous! Taking a spontaneous trip can be one of the most memorable experiences of them all, and more affordable than you think. Maybe a weekend road trip to the beach, into a city you’ve always wanted to explore or maybe to the mountains for majes

Decoding The Dash

We’ve all seen different lights pop on the dashboard from time to time, but do you pay attention to them? And do you know what they even mean? Let’s take a look at some tips from Jiffy Lube to help you recognize some of the key dashboard warning lights and what they actually mean. First there’s this one…any guesses?! That's the battery/charger indicator. This is key as it communicates below-normal voltage or charging levels, which is often times a sign that you need a battery replacement. In a similar vein, the radiator/coolant temperature light warns of excessive engine temperatures, again, a situation you will want to have checked as quickly as possible. Then there is the brake system/ABS

Peace of Mind for Your Pet

How much do you know about your pet’s health? Over 50% of dogs are either a carrier or at risk of developing a genetic condition. Whether your dog is a mixed breed or purebred, they’re not immune to certain diseases and health issues, but, the sooner you know, the sooner you can take action. That’s where a dog DNA test comes in -- Embark, the most accurate test in the market, can make a real difference in how you plan to care for your canine companion. Embark’s Dog DNA Test allows a dog owner to learn about their pup’s breed, ancestry, health, traits, and even relatives. Using a research-grade DNA genotyping platform, Embark tests for over 250 breeds and over 175 genetic health conditions a

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