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Stop the Scratching: How to Deal with Pet Allergies

We humans are lucky. If we get allergies we can buy pills or inhalers or visit the doctor for a prescription. Our pets, however, have to rely on us to notice them scratching, licking or chewing (at any part of their body), runny eyes or nose, or loose stools, caused by environmental, flea or food […]

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Bright Tips for the Perfect Beach Day with your Dog

Some of the best things in life are dogs and the ocean. So if you’ve got a waterside vacation coming up soon, you might consider combining these two things to make for one epic weekend. Like most people, most dogs love the water. But that doesn’t mean you should just let your dog off his […]

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June is National Pet Microchip Awareness Month

Did you know that June is National Pet Microchip Awareness Month? Raise your hands if you did. And pat yourself on the back if your pets are microchipped. We have to say, with so many dogs and cats lost every year, we’re very happy to get behind this annual campaign, which aims to raise awareness […]

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Water Safety for Your Dog

Water can be a huge attraction for dogs and dog families throughout the warm weather months, whether it’s in a pool, a lake or river, or the beach. Many dogs love to swim and it can be great exercise for them, especially for those with hip and joint pain; water exercise puts less stress on […]

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Make Your Garden Safe for Your Pets

It’s not just humans who enjoy going out into the garden as soon as the sun starts shining. Our dogs and cats love “garden time” too. It means they can laze in the sun, chase insects and play games – and spend quality time with the people they love best. Of course, we want out […]

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From Chocolate to Lilies: Lock Away These Pet Poisons

They’re all around us: items that are poisonous to our pets. They include certain plants and foods, such as lilies and chocolate, which can be fatal to cats and dogs; medications for humans, both prescription and over-the-counter; antifreeze; rat bait; household cleaners such as bleach, and tobacco and alcohol. The list goes on. We hope […]

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How to be an Environmentally Friendly Pet Parent

There are many Americans looking to make more environmentally friendly choices in their lives, which is a great decision for the Earth and our collective health. But sometimes it can be daunting to figure out just where to start. Surprisingly though, perhaps one of the easiest and most satisfying ways is to consider ‘going green’ […]

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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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4 Ways to Celebrate National Pet Day [Plus a Giveaway!]

It’s National Pet Day today—one of our favorite holidays! Today marks the day that we as a country appreciate all pets, from dogs to cats, rabbits to horses. Although let’s be honest, pretty much every day around Live the Pet Life is a day where we show appreciation for our pets. But if you’re in the […]

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Bark in the Park: Your Guide to Baseball Games with Your Pooch

Every year when Major League Baseball season comes around, fans get pretty excited. And for good reason too: what could be better about sitting outside in the warm summer evening, with your favorite ball-park food and beverage, watching America’s Pastime? Well, MLB actually found a way. Some years ago, they realized that the way to make baseball better is by allowing fans to […]

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