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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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Our Favorite Pet Photos Submitted by Fans in 2016

It’s the end of the year, and we want to celebrate with our favorite pet photos you, our readers and fans, have shared with us. That’s what this site and our sister brands (Simple Solution, Vet’s Best, OUT! Pet Care and Bags on Board) are all about—sharing the joy of pet parenting. So with that said, […]

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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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Winter Safety Tips For Your Dog or Cat

If there’s one thing that pretty much everyone can agree on, it’s that winter can be downright bitter. But however harsh it can be for us humans, there are ways we can cope with freezing temperatures or biting winds: hats, jackets, blankets, hand warmers and, for some of us, Hot Toddies. On the other hand, […]

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Pee Puddles Can Be A Sign Your Pet Is Ill

Pee puddles (or incontinence in pets). It’s not something pet parents want to see on their floor or smell on their carpet, bedding or furniture. And although it might be our pets are simply not quite house broken or being too lazy to go in their litter box , incontinence in pets also can be a sign […]

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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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Taking Care of Your Pet’s Skin & Coat During Winter

It’s that time of the year when we crank up the heating and put logs on the fire. Which keeps us toasty, but the warm air and lack of moisture in our homes does a number on our skin and hair. And not just on ours – on our pet’s too. So, on the one […]

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