Holiday

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3 Extra Special Ways to Show Your Pet Some Love

Did you know today is Love Your Pet Day? We know you love your pet every day, but if you haven’t done something extra special for your furry friend (or friends!) today then it’s time to check out our favorite ideas for pampering your pooch even more than usual. 1. Homemade Treats Even if you […]

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Let’s Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dog

February 16th marks the start of the Chinese New Year! This year is the Year of the Dog, which makes it extra special to us, of course. The Chinese zodiac follows a twelve-year cycle, which means the last Year of the Dog was in 2006 and the next won’t be until 2030. So while it’s […]

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5 More FREE Pet-tastic Valentine’s Day Cards You Can Download!

Pet lovers are the best kind of people – and the kind of people who appreciate furry-friend- themed Valentine’s Day cards. These free, downloadable cards go perfectly with a dozen roses, a box of chocolates, or a little puppy slobber. Whatever your plans are for Valentine’s Day, these cards that prove there’s nothing quite like […]

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Dressing Up Your Pet for Halloween

We can’t quite remember when it started, but dressing up pets for Halloween has become HUGE! According to a recent survey, 16 percent of people celebrating Halloween this year will put their pets in costumes. The most popular? Pumpkin, hot dog, lion, pirate, bumblebee, the devil, Batman, ghost, witch and Star Wars characters. If you’re […]

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Why Black Cat Appreciation Day Is Important

August 17 is Black Cat Appreciation Day.  Why a holiday just for black cats?  Because for centuries, they’ve had a really bad rap.  In the Middle Ages, people thought that black cats were the evil companions of witches.  Even today, some people think that black cats bring bad luck if they cross the street in […]

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts for Moms Who Love Their Pets

Most moms love receiving flowers and boxes of chocolate on Mother’s Day. But it’s always nice to give them a little something extra. If you’re an animal lover and pet parent, chances are your mom is too. So if you’re stuck on what that little extra is, here are some last minute Mother’s Day gifts […]

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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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10 Homemade Holiday Gifts for Dogs & Dog Lovers

This is a guest post by Jessica Shipman of Beagles & Bargains, a site dedicated to “surviving pet parenthood without going broke”. I’ve always been a strong proponent of personalized and handmade gifts (including gifts for dogs). The little extra thought and effort go a long way to show just how much a person means […]

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6 Tips for Taking Festive Holiday Photos of Your Pets

This article is by guest writer Debbie Glovatsky, the girl behind the curtain of the cat lifestyle blog, GLOGIRLY.com, giving voice to the clever and witty personalities of her cats, Katie & Waffles. Their laugh-out-loud banter will keep you smiling and snickering while the beautiful photography and creative graphics bring their tales to life. I remember the […]

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Show Your Appreciation for Animal Shelters This Holiday Season

This is a guest post by Kristen Levine. She is a pet living expert, author and speaker. She believes we need pets as much as they need us, and thus founded the Kristen Levine Pet Living blog, where she shows people how to live happier, healthier lives through pets. Kristen lives in Florida with her […]

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