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10 New Pet Products to Get Excited About

We can’t take you with us to the annual Global Pet Expo, which starts this week, much as we’d love to. It’s a pity, because at the show you’d be able to see tons of great new pet products (ours included) that will be in stores soon. But we’ll do the next best thing: tell […]

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Important Documents You Need for Your Pet

Here’s a question for you. If your pooch or kitty escapes and ends up at the animal shelter, do you have the documents and photos to prove they’re your furball? Seriously—if you don’t have the correct paperwork you might not be able to bail out your pet. This is just one scenario where having your […]

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Why an Annual Wellness Exam for Your Pet Is Important

What’s the most important thing you can do for your pet in 2017? According to our vet, Dr. Sasha Naugler, it’s to take them to your vet for an annual check-up – or semi-annual if they’re senior pets. Even if they seem healthy, having your vet give your dog or cat a comprehensive physical exam […]

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5 Pet Essentials You Need in January

Welcome back, fair reader! In case you’re living under a rock (not that that’s a bad thing…), it’s January, and that pretty much means it’s colder than a dog’s nose almost everywhere in the United States. Times and temps like these call for some special items, and we’ve got just the article for you: five […]

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New Year Resolutions for Pet Parents

For pet parents, it’s become a tradition to include our furry friends in our Christmas or Hanukkah gift lists. But there’s another list we can add them to at the same time – our list of New Year’s Resolutions. That’s what we pet parents at Live the Pet Life have been doing. So let’s share our […]

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Winter Safety Tips For Your Dog or Cat

If there’s one thing that pretty much everyone can agree on, it’s that winter can be downright bitter. But however harsh it can be for us humans, there are ways we can cope with freezing temperatures or biting winds: hats, jackets, blankets, hand warmers and, for some of us, Hot Toddies. On the other hand, […]

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Pee Puddles Can Be A Sign Your Pet Is Ill

Pee puddles (or incontinence in pets). It’s not something pet parents want to see on their floor or smell on their carpet, bedding or furniture. And although it might be our pets are simply not quite house broken or being too lazy to go in their litter box , incontinence in pets also can be a sign […]

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Taking Care of Your Pet’s Skin & Coat During Winter

It’s that time of the year when we crank up the heating and put logs on the fire. Which keeps us toasty, but the warm air and lack of moisture in our homes does a number on our skin and hair. And not just on ours – on our pet’s too. So, on the one […]

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6 Secret Pet Grooming Tips to Try at Home

This is a guest post from Ann Staub of Pawsitively Pets. Ann is a former Veterinary Technician of 5 years. She graduated college as a Vet Tech in 2007 and has worked with all kinds of animals including cats, dogs, birds, small mammals, and reptiles. Now, she’s a professional pet blogger sharing her adventures and […]

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When to Use Dog Diapers

Do you have a leaky puppy or dog? One who leaks pee all over the floor, carpet, sofa, bed – in fact, leaves puddles and stains everywhere? If you have a new puppy you’re trying to house train, it’s to be expected. But if it happens with an adult or older dog, schedule a visit […]

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