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Pet Parents Will Absolutely Love These 3 Great Apps

How many apps do you have on your smartphone? You might want to make room for a few more. We want to tell you about some really great apps for pet parents that we think you will absolutely love. They can certainly make life easier and more entertaining – and even help in emergencies. Map My Dog […]

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Adopting Senior Dogs: Why Their Love is Special

Puppies and young dogs love everyone. And who can resist their sloppy, friendly kisses and not love them in return? That’s one of the reasons most people decide to adopt a furry youngster from a shelter or rescue group. But what about senior dogs? Well if you adopt a senior dog, you’ll find they have […]

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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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Tips for New Pet Parents, Part 3: Kittens

In the final article in our series about bringing home a new puppy or kitten, we’re focusing on kittens. If you’re about to welcome a new kitten into your home, you may find these tips helpful: Get them potty trained You knew we’d come to the pee and poop part at some point, didn’t you? […]

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Tips for New Pet Parents, Part 2: Puppies

In the first article in our series about bringing home a new puppy or kitten, we offered some basic tips for new pet parents. In this article, we’re going to offer some more specific tips—this time for pet parents who are welcoming a puppy into their home: Get them potty trained Puppies usually want to go potty about 30 […]

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Tips For New Pet Parents, Part 1: The Very Basics

Bringing home a new puppy or kitten is equal parts exciting, heartwarming and terrifying. Taking care of any newborn can be intimidating, let alone one that isn’t human. There are some huge responsibilities that come with the sheer cuteness of our little furballs. But don’t panic! We’ve compiled some of the best pet parent tips around for first-time […]

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6 Favorite Pet Tech Products From CES

More than 100,000 people converged in Las Vegas at the 50th annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest consumer technology show. This year, more than 3,800 exhibitors showed off thousands of innovative new technologies – from the latest in computers and TVs to self-driving cars and a wealth of connected smart home gadgets. And, this […]

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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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Your Top 10 Favorite Live The Pet Life Posts in 2016

The Live The Pet Life blog is all about sharing the joys of pet parenting and if our top 10 most shared posts this year are any indication, our readers are most definitely embracing all of the joys pet parenthood holds! Four Ways To Celebrate National Pet Day National Pet Day is one of our […]

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