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Fall is Here—Take Part in These 5 Fun Fall Activities With Your Pet

We’ve mentioned before how much we love everything about fall—especially college football—but it just comes down to the fact that there’s an energy about this season. From the leaves turning colors to the crispness in the air, fall is a perfect time to get outside and do something. And when we get up and go, we always […]

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Gridiron Good Luck: 6 Popular Real-Life College Football Mascots

Three reasons we at Live The Pet Life love fall: 1) Pumpkin spice everything. 2) College football. 3) College football (you can really never have enough college football). So to say we’re excited to see our teams back on the gridiron is just a bit of an understatement. But you know what we also love about […]

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Tips for Grooming Your Furry Friends

Veterinarians get asked a lot of questions by pet parents, including whether they should groom their pooch or kitty. Dr. Laura Wiles with the RPG Innovations Vet Council encourages people to groom their pets themselves — starting when they’re puppies or kittens if possible — so they get used to not only being groomed but also […]

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Separation Anxiety: How to Make Your Dog Comfortable When It’s Time to Go Back To School & Work

  Dogs are incredibly social animals that have unconditional love for their families and would love nothing more to be at the hip of family members all day. So when back-to-school rolls around each year and the entire family leaves the house every day, our dogs can get some serious separation anxiety. In the best-case […]

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8 Working Dogs That Work Way Harder Than Us

Happy Labor Day! While you were sleeping in today, these work dogs were probably already working their butts off. Whether it’s riding into danger on a helicopter, checking bags in an airport or searching disaster sites for missing persons, these work dogs do some incredible jobs that they’re so perfectly suited for. So let’s check out and honor […]

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Beating the Heat: How to Keep Your Pet Cool Outside During Summer

Welcome to the end of summer, a time where temperatures creep from uncomfortable to “Can I just stay inside, please?” With that heat comes danger—especially for your dogs and cats. Most of us know that dogs and cats don’t sweat like people. They’ve developed other strategies for cooling off like sweating primarily through their paws, […]

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5 Photos That Prove a Dog’s Unconditional Love is Actually Mutual

#mansbestfriend #furbaby #loyal #willneverbetrayyou #lovemydoggy #unconditionallove #dogs #cats #animallover A photo posted by Diane Nolan (@dianenolan25) on Aug 7, 2015 at 7:38pm PDT   One of the best things about a dog is the unconditional love in its heart. There are literally no strings attached and it’s one of the best feelings in the world. […]

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New Tricks for Great Pet Care

  Ahhh summer….the smell of fresh cut grass, and long dog walks with multiple poo-poo picking-uppings. Wait, what? Yep, relishing the outdoors in summertime comes with pesky (and sometimes large, wink, wink) challenges, in the form of situations ripe with “I should have brought two bags”. Luckily you can tackle these bitty, stinky nuisances with […]

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6 Cats that Rocked Instagram Last Week

Instagram is full of incredible cats. Here are six that rocked it last week. 1. How is that even… Video via @seamusobrien ?? A video posted by Animals Videos (@animalsvideos) on Aug 12, 2015 at 4:20pm PDT   2. Awwwww….. From @baloo13972: "'Don't disturb please'- Marla Cala" #catsofinstagram A photo posted by Cats of Instagram (@cats_of_instagram) on […]

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5 Summer ‘People’ Foods That Cats And Dogs Shouldn’t Eat, Plus 5 Healthy Alternatives

Ask almost anyone and they’ll tell you that summer is grilling season. From onions and steaks to peaches and corn, we Americans will put pretty much anything on the grill. And it’s for a few very good reasons: grilling puts the heat from cooking outside, saving air conditioning costs; there’s nothing like the taste of […]

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