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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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5 Ways Veterinary Technicians Can Help You and Your Pet

This is a guest post from Ann Staub of Pawsitively Pets. Ann is a former Veterinary Technician of 5 years. She graduated college as a Vet Tech in 2007 and has worked with all kinds of animals including cats, dogs, birds, small mammals, and reptiles. Now, she’s a professional pet blogger sharing her adventures and […]

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Your Pet’s Eye Health: Common Vision Problem Symptoms and Checks

Our pets see the world differently to us humans. Did you know, for instance, that they have poor color vision and just see blues and yellows and multiple shades of grey? They also have much sharper vision at night than we do, are more sensitive to light and are better at seeing moving objects. (great […]

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Vet Q and A: Supplements for Dogs

Your dog is showing signs he has achy hips and joints. Or perhaps his skin is looking a little flaky. And you’re wondering if you should add a health supplement to his diet. To help you with this decision, we sat down with Dr. Sasha Naugler and Dr. Laura Wiles with our Vet Council for […]

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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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Be the First to Try our All-New Vet’s Best Soft Chews Supplements! [Giveaway]

Earlier this week, Vet’s Best debuted its brand-new Soft Chews supplements to the world at Global Pet Expo in Orlando. We already covered the new line of seven supplements for dogs, saying that we loved them because of their once-a-day dosage and because dogs think they’re tasty treats. We also like that they have supplements for seemingly […]

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How Your Pets Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Nearly half of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions each year – everything from getting fit to trying new things. Yet, only 8% of Americans actually achieve their resolutions and desired goals. But, did you know that pets parents may find a surprising source of inspiration and much-needed motivation with their pet?  Here are just a […]

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What You Need for the Perfect Walk With Your Dog [VIDEO]

National Walk Your Dog Week continues today with your checklist for the perfect walk with your dog. Here’s what’s on our dog walking list? Perfect Weather for Dog Walking Your 2-Legged Friend Your Favorite Toy Your Leash Bags on Board!

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Walking Your Dog Daily: 4 Surprising Health Benefits

Every year, the beginning of October marks the start of National Walk Your Dog Week, a pet holiday week meant to spread awareness of the health benefits walking your dog. And health benefits are abound, not only in burned calories and steps taken. Walking your dog is probably one of the healthiest things you can […]