Health

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Make Your Garden Safe for Your Pets

It’s not just humans who enjoy going out into the garden as soon as the sun starts shining. Our dogs and cats love “garden time” too. It means they can laze in the sun, chase insects and play games – and spend quality time with the people they love best. Of course, we want out […]

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From Chocolate to Lilies: Lock Away These Pet Poisons

They’re all around us: items that are poisonous to our pets. They include certain plants and foods, such as lilies and chocolate, which can be fatal to cats and dogs; medications for humans, both prescription and over-the-counter; antifreeze; rat bait; household cleaners such as bleach, and tobacco and alcohol. The list goes on. We hope […]

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How to be an Environmentally Friendly Pet Parent

There are many Americans looking to make more environmentally friendly choices in their lives, which is a great decision for the Earth and our collective health. But sometimes it can be daunting to figure out just where to start. Surprisingly though, perhaps one of the easiest and most satisfying ways is to consider ‘going green’ […]

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Be the First to Try our All-New Vet’s Best Soft Chews Supplements! [Giveaway]

Earlier this week, Vet’s Best debuted its brand-new Soft Chews supplements to the world at Global Pet Expo in Orlando. We already covered the new line of seven supplements for dogs, saying that we loved them because of their once-a-day dosage and because dogs think they’re tasty treats. We also like that they have supplements for seemingly […]

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3 DIY Recipes for Natural Pet Treats, Plus 4 Tips for Creating Your Own Treats

If you’re like us, you love it when you get the opportunity to give your pet treats. The pure joy on their faces is enough to put a smile on ours as well. As pet parents, we try to continuously strike a balance between giving our pets their deserved affection and treating our pets too […]

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6 Ways to Participate in Responsible Pet Owners Month

February 1st marked the beginning of Responsible Pet Owners Month, an annual holiday that celebrates responsible pet parents who keep their pets healthy, happy and safe. At Live The Pet Life, our goal is to make being a responsible pet parent easy. We know that responsibility isn’t exactly the most glamorous part of pet parenthood, but […]

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Brush Up On Cleaning Your Pet’s Teeth

One of the most important things we pet parents can do for our cats and dogs is clean their teeth regularly—make that daily, if possible. If we don’t, our pets may end up suffering from dental problems such as abscessed teeth and even fractured jaws. And that’s not the only bad news. Bacteria in mouths […]

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Getting Your Pet Exercise in Winter

Welcome to winter, where the days are short and the air is bitterly cold. Even though you’ve made a New Year’s Resolution to get more active with your pet, it can feel impossible to find the motivation for pet exercise this time of the year. The great news is, you have options whether to exercise […]

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How Your Pets Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Nearly half of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions each year – everything from getting fit to trying new things. Yet, only 8% of Americans actually achieve their resolutions and desired goals. But, did you know that pets parents may find a surprising source of inspiration and much-needed motivation with their pet?  Here are just a […]

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Keeping Your Pets Happy and Healthy During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a happy time for us humans. But what about our pets? We asked Dr. Wiles and Dr. Naugler with the RPG Innovations Vet Council how we pet parents can keep our pooches and kitties healthy and happy so they enjoy the holidays too. Q: What are common health hazards for pets this […]

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