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27 Custom Gifts Pet Owners Will Love *Almost* As Much As Their Pets

Chances are they like their pets more than they like you — that is, until they get one of these gifts!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b>

29 Products To Make Your House Feel Like Your Dream Home

"Hey now, hey now / this is what dreams are made of!" —Lizzie McGuire, singing about your house.

Connected Home Might Be the Next Big Thing But Connected Pet Is Big Right Now

People seem less interested in refrigerators that text them to buy milk than seeing their pets are safe and happy while they're at work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just over a month ago, the largest M&A deal in ecommerce history took place. To the surprise of many, …

Pets

8 Tiny Changes to Make Your Life 10 Times More Enjoyable

Don't underestimate the cumulative power of small, steady changes in your daily routines.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think we are all open to making changes in our lives that make us happier and more successful, but few of us follow-through because committing to …

Happiness

19 Dog Owners Who Are So Extra It'll Make You Smile

The type of dog owner we should all aspire to be.

9 Fluffy Facts About the Shih Tzu

The shih tzu, known for its humorous-sounding name (the real pronunciation is actually “sheed-zoo,” thank you very much), has a lot to offer. Loyal …

How to Find a Lost Dog or Cat

Losing a dog or a cat is like losing a member of the family, and that’s scary. You’ll worry, you’ll fear for their well being, and you’ll turn over …

First Doggy Gym & Spa Opens in SF, Pet Lovers Everywhere Drool

Humans aren't the only ones in need of a good massage and a little strength training.<p>Just ask certified canine fitness trainer (yes, that's really a …

Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

Apps

10 Dog Apps That Are Barking Genius

Dog peeps: We see you. From throwing adorable office paw-ties in the middle of the work day to spoiling your pooch with chic indie store finds, a true dog lady finds every opportunity to shower their slobbery best friend with love. Whether you’re looking for a doggie daycare, some free vet advice …

Pets

The 10 Most Luxurious Dog Boarding (Aka Pet Hotels) In The United States

#Lifegoals for a pooch. (And let's be honest, their owners, too.)<p>From blueberry facials to Rolls-Royce pick-ups, these are the fanciest dog hotels in the country for your pooch to vay-cay in.

Pets

18 Things to Do as Soon as You Get Engaged

You just got engaged, congrats! From taking a ring selfie to narrowing down the guest list, here are the 18 things to do to kickstart your wedding planning process.

Wedding Planning

The 5 Types of People to Point Out to Your Wedding Planner Before the Big Day

One of the biggest benefits of hiring a wedding planner to take care of anything and everything for your big day is the peace of mind that comes with it. Whether your guests have questions or you just need to relay information to a certain family member, often times your wedding planner is your …

Weddings

The Pre-Engagement Statistics You Need to Know

Engagement season, the period of time between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day when legit everyone on your Facebook newsfeed gets engaged, might be in full swing, but what about the time in limbo <i>before</i> that engagement ring selfie gets taken? Zola recently surveyed over 1,000 newlyweds and engaged …

How to Make the Perfect Cheesy Scrambled Eggs For 1

There are so many ways to make scrambled eggs, but this method is hands down my favorite, mostly because it involves cheese. I firmly believe that cheddar cheese instantly takes scrambled eggs from completely blah to truly tasty — it's the only time I'll make scrambled instead of fried. If you, …

A walk in the footsteps of Guru Nanak, before he was born

A new book mixes history and folklore, fact and fiction, to recreate the Sikh guru’s life.<p><i>So about six years after their wedding, the couple was</i> …

Hinduism

Let a new robotic ball play with your lonely pet when you aren't home

LAS VEGAS — Gosh!'s new easyPlay pet ball is either your dog's new best friend, or its greatest nightmare.<p>The easyPlay is a goofy little robotic ball …

30 Things You Finally Need to Get Done in Your Home This Month

Once you finish, you'll be over-the-moon happy.<p>Most people set resolutions in January. But instead of making goals for the entire year, we want to challenge you to do these 30 tasks before the end of the month to set your home up for success. Trust us, it'll make 2017 your cleanest, most organized …

Feng Shui

This Dating Site for Dog Adoptions Guarantees True Love

We're looking for short, dark, and long-eared.<p>Finding the right life partner is very similar to finding the right dog: You need to be compatible, you …

Pets

6 habits highly organized people have in common

People often lament that despite their best efforts, they just cannot seem to get, and stay, organized. Even though they’ve been working at it diligently and have tried many strategies, nothing seems to stick. So how do organized people stay organized? Over the years, I’ve noticed they have six …

Productivity

The Secret Gardens of Your Favorite Skin-Care Brands

Once, the making of natural beauty products might have conjured images of granola and patchouli-littered formica tables. A lot has changed since those days: The landscape has become progressively refined and sophisticated, populated by true alchemists and visionaries. For the elite members of the …

Skin Care

It's Official: A Brand-New Human Organ Has Been Classified

Your body now has an extra organ.<p>Researchers have classified a brand-new organ inside our bodies, one that's been hiding in plain sight in our …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Doctors Test Tumor Paint In People

A promi<i>s</i>ing technique for making brain tumors glow so they'll be easier for surgeons to remove is now being tested in cancer patients.<p>Eighteen months ago, Shots first told readers about tumor paint, an experimental substance derived from scorpion venom. Inject tumor paint into a patient's vein, and …

Cancer

How to Workout Without Leaving Your Bed

If you’re reading this lying in bed, it’s not too late to get a workout in. Yes, even if you’ve hit snooze one too many times this morning and …

Energized

I ON BEAUTY Chapter 22: BEST FOODS FOR AN ANTI-AGING SKINCARE

PHOTO COURTESY OF IRENE MICHAELS<p>Youth is one of the biggest blessings one can be bestowed with and even though it's priceless it is limited. It is, perhaps, the most thriving and energetic time of one's life where everything seems to be at its peak and that's why one of the biggest fears for many …

7 Ways to Think Yourself Thin

In fact, although the brain makes up only 2 percent of total body weight, it demands 20 percent of our resting metabolic rate (RMR)—the total amount …

6 Things You’ll Have to Give Up if You Want to Lose Weight FOR GOOD

<i>Find out how almonds can help you lose weight:</i><p><b>Skimping on Sleep</b><p>If you’ve ever felt bleary-eyed at your desk and inhaled an entire croissant without even paying any attention to what you were doing, you know that your sleep affects your eating habits. “Sleep loss is the number-one culprit that can …

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

What to give your very good dog this holiday season

For the pooch who has everything.<p>A very good dog<p>Good dogs deserve good presents, and Christmas morning is so much better when there's a happy dog running around with a new toy.<p>Dog world ball<p>Buy Now!<p>"Industry experts" call this doggie ball the best in the world. It floats, bounces, and tastes like …

Shopping

Show Your Pets How Much You Love Them This Christmas with These Perfect Prezzies

'Cause pets appreciate presents more than humans ever could.<p>You got the gift for your dog-lover friend. You got the gift for your cat-obsessed …