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How to Introduce Natural Products into Your Pet’s Life

We all want what’s best for our pets. For many of us, that means switching to natural foods and products for our furry friends that are free from harmful ingredients and chemicals. By feeding them healthier, nutritious foods and using products that are pet-safe, we may help our beloved pets lead a longer life. Need […]

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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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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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How to Check Your Pet for Ticks

It has to be one of the most unpleasant things a pet parent has to tackle: removing ticks from your dog or cat. Unlike fleas, ticks — they’re like gross little vampire bugs — attach themselves to your pet’s skin, bite them, suck their blood and eventually drop off. They’re most active in autumn and spring, but […]

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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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