Holiday

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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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Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2016: The Best Pet Product Deals

It’s that time again: Holiday lights are going up, and prices are coming down for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals in-store and all over the Internet. We’re especially excited about getting through our holiday shopping list early so we can enjoy more of the Holiday Season with our family members, both two- and four-legged. Speaking of […]

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Celebrating Independence Day Like A Dog

Happy 4th of July, readers! Ever wonder how your dog celebrates The Fourth? Well, now we know! Here are the 10 ways your pup celebrates Independence Day…their way! 1. *YAAAAWN* “Can’t believe it’s the big day!” Good morning ?☕️??#rhodesianridgeback #ridgeback #dogwakingup #stilltired #goodmorningworld A photo posted by Lea Kehr (@malitheridgeback) on Feb 19, 2016 at […]

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Congratulations to our National Pet Day Photo Sweepstakes Winner!

If you’ve been reading along, you may have noticed we decided to celebrate National Pet Day yesterday with a giveaway. We had such great participation and we thank each and every one of you for sharing your photos with us on social media. With that said though, there can be only one winner of our pet […]

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