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#LifeandDog on Instagram – June Finalists

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We absolutely love Instagram. It’s our favorite social media platform of them all! Did you know there’s an entire LIFE+DOG community on Instagram? You can FOLLOW US directly @LifeandDog, but you can also share your OWN photos with the entire LIFE+DOG community, just by using the #lifeanddog hashtag on your photos, both old and new. We’re always perusing the feed ... Read More »

Dirty Dogs Finalist Gallery – CONTEST

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We’re thrilled to announce our Summer 2014 Photo Contest with Nature’s Miracle! To enter, submit a photo of your own “dirty dog” and you’re entered for a chance at weekly prizes! Winners will receive Nature’s Miracle’s all new Supreme Odor Control Shampoos! Look for a special review with even more chances to win coming soon to the LIFE & DOG ... Read More »

Petco and Petsmart to end sale of Dog Treats from China

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Here’s to consumer pressure working for the greater good! Both Petco and Petsmart, the largest pet store retail chains in America, have said that they will end all sales of dog treats that were made in China. This move was made due to increasing pressure from consumers who have been demanding answers since the problem began in 2007. The FDA ... Read More »

What would your pet do for fresh?

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You know that you prefer fresh food to processed, so why wouldn’t you expect your dog to want the same? For years dogs have been relegated to munch daily on the same, boring food… highly processed kibble that is stuffed with fillers and is, shall we say, less than appetizing. Loving dog caretakers are now realizing that just like we ... Read More »

What’s in a Dog Treat: Infographic

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Of course you can’t refuse those cute eyes peering up to you near the cookie jar. Who could? But before you reach for your traditional “dog treat”, you should know that it may not be the best for your best four-legged friend. Did you know that some commercial dog treats have more than 100 calories per serving? That could be ... Read More »

DIY: Custom Dog Art Canvases

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  It’s no secret that we love taking pictures of our dogs and we know that our readers do, too! We started to find ways to display our own Instagram photos in our homes and think you’ll love the end result. Follow the steps below to create beautiful, personal and economical ways to display art of your best friend all ... Read More »

Tips: How To Photograph Puppies

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PICTURE THIS: PHOTO TIPS BY MEL HAMMONDS FETCHING IMAGES PET PHOTOGRAPHY It may seem a daunting enough task to photograph dogs; however, puppies have some specific challenges that are important to keep in mind when planning a photo shoot. Puppies generally do not know their names or commands, have short attention spans, and may not respond to the usual tactics ... Read More »

#LifeandDog on Instagram – May Finalists

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We absolutely love Instagram. It’s our favorite social media platform of them all! Did you know there’s an entire LIFE+DOG community on Instagram? You can FOLLOW US directly @LifeandDog, but you can also share your OWN photos with the entire LIFE+DOG community, just by using the #lifeanddog hashtag on your photos, both old and new. We’re always perusing the feed ... Read More »

Dogs of Instagram: @Kelly4Nia

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Who doesn’t LOVE Instagram? If you don’t have an account yet, you need one. Yesterday. Download the app on your smartphone, create an account of your own, and start making your photo journal today. Handy filters turn ordinary photos in digital works of hip art. Oh… just make sure you follow us @LifeandDog! (You can even view Instagram on your ... Read More »

Warrior: Dog of the Month – May

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All Photos of Warrior by Danielle Neil Photography. Meet our inaugural Dog of the Month—WARRIOR! We got a chance to chat with Warrior’s faithful human guardian Michelle Charvat about how she met Warrior, what makes Warrior so special, and of course, her life & her dogs! Michelle grew up around Rotweillers but she was always more along the lines of ... Read More »

Lessons From Lilly

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What I Learned from Lilly: LIFE Lessons from My First DOG By Ryan Rice — Originally published in Issue 17 of LIFE+DOG I remember the day I brought my first dog home. I was 24 years old, single, and beginning my career in public relations. It was an exciting time in my life and I looked forward to sharing it with ... Read More »

Dogs In Snow 2014

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It’s MORE snow all over the country as the Polar Vortex strikes yet again. Even in our home state of Texas there was a soft blanket of snow today over the ground. What better time, then,  to launch a fun gallery online of all the dogs in snow? We LOVE snow dogs, and here is a gallery of our favorites. ... Read More »

Most Dog Friendly Cities of 2013

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When planning your next getaway, why not plan on taking the entire family—two- and four-legged—on your exciting journey? These are the eight cities voted most dog friendly by GoPetFriendly.com’s readers in their annual reader survey. Make sure you follow Go Pet Friendly on Facebook and Twitter to participate in their 2014 tournament of cities in March! Each section highlights what ... Read More »

Road Trip: Western Colorado

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Looking for more places to hit up along your route, places to stay or general tips on traveling with your four-legged family? Head on over to GoPetFriendly.com and you’ll find all you need to hit the open road!   When you’ve had enough of this dog-eat-dog world, nothing beats a road trip with your pooch. And when the heat and ... Read More »

Seeking Product Testers for The Honest Kitchen

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The Honest Kitchen has passed through rigorous testing from LIFE+DOG, and now we need testing from YOU to award The Honest Kitchen products “LIFE+DOG APPROVED” status! Are you interested in what holistic, whole-food can do for your dog? Apply to be on our Product Review team and get a chance to test The Honest Kitchen products in your home for 30 days! We’ll ... Read More »

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