March 2021 Articles

KMB — back in April 2021!
March 5, 2021
What a wild week in the Austin/San Antonio area! As I write this, we are just coming off of a record-breaking week in Texas. I am sure it is safe to say we have...
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Thank you to all Fittest Dog Submissions!
March 1, 2021
Thank you to everyone who submitted! Fitz Citra Kingston Pippa Sophia Monster Ted Danson Rocco Mabel Sky Trooper Handsome Lincoln Lucy Moonpie Bella Petey Peaches Huxley Bruno Otto Leo Douglas Riley Ron Sasha Stormy...
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Acupuncture and Your Pet
March 1, 2021
Our pets are our best friends, loving companions, family and fur angels. And, like humans, they can get sick and suffer from similar ailments, too. Chinese Medicine is as great for pets as it...
Workout of the Month: REGYMEN Fitness
March 1, 2021
Ready to disrupt your routine? REGYMEN Fitness brings an innovative take on HIIT group training through daily challenges, equipment galore and a healthy balance of intense work and recovery all led by their elite...
Ambassador’s Corner: Fit & Fearless + WellSport Recap
March 1, 2021
Hello AFM! We are back to showcase more within Austin’s mecca of fitness and recovery options by highlighting a couple of local businesses that are going above and beyond to safely bring to you...
Texas Sweats for Pets Top Dog: Rosemary Hashbrowns
March 1, 2021
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City will take place in June this year, but in the eyes of many Austinites, Rosemary “Rosie” Hashbrowns has already won the place of “Top...
The Best Dog Breeds for Your Allergies
March 1, 2021
While dog and cat allergies affect 10-20% of the global population, this doesn’t stop all the allergy-sufferers from adopting a furry companion. Some people adopt a pet before they even realize they have an...
AFM’s 12th Annual Fittest Dogs
March 1, 2021
Winger (Golden Retriever) In his very first season of dock diving in 2020, Winger took home the third highest jumping golden title in the U.S. with a personal best distance of 26’3”. Plus, this...
Man’s Best Friend
March 1, 2021
Animals have long been intertwined with human partners throughout history. Prehistoric cave paintings depict humans hunting side by side with canines; Egyptian hieroglyphs document that civilization’s domestication and worship of cats; and bird keeping...
Till Death Do Us Part
March 1, 2021
Ever since birth, I’ve had a dog in my life. To date, there have been 14 — each a bookmark for different chapters in this journey: Chica (1-3. Growing up we had three collies...
The Best Hikes & Parks in ATX for You and Your Pup
March 1, 2021
As we officially welcome the spring season, even though Texas winters essentially blur the traditional season divides, it’s time to soak up some springtime sunshine. Austinites may still be hitting the gym to live...
Essential Spring Smoothie Ingredients
March 1, 2021
While much of the Generator Method is related to fitness, this month I’d like to discuss the part that relates to nutrition. A dialed-in nutrition plan can be something that is so difficult to...
Recipe of the Month: Green Detox Broth
March 1, 2021
Makes 1 quart of soup   Ingredients                                                    1.5 tsp raw organic coconut oil 1/2 large yellow onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 large zucchini, diced 1 whole broccoli crown, roughly chopped...
Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals
March 1, 2021
At first glance, service animals and emotional support animals (ESAs) can seem like two very similar labels and, in a way, they are. But what it takes for an animal to qualify as one...
A Brief History of the Bat City
March 1, 2021
The Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge is home to the largest urban colony of Mexican free-tailed bats who, in the warmer months, become a spectacled, flying frenzy. Watching those bats fly out from...
Swap This for That
March 1, 2021
While many of us wish we could wave a magic wand over a donut or slice of layered, chocolate cake and make it healthy, unfortunately that’s not the case. But, while we don’t have...
Tips from a Trainer
March 1, 2021
With the lack of social interaction from COVID-19, many resorted to adopting a furry friend to join the family. According to Shelter Animals Count, an animal adoption tracking database, the national pet adoption rate...
Adopting the Underdog
March 1, 2021
There are many aspects that play into the adoption of a new, furry family member. Age, breed, personality and more typically dictate what kind of pup a family or household is looking to bring...
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