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6 Reasons to Adopt from a Shelter

Adopting a pet is a huge decision to make– and choosing where to adopt from is an even bigger one! There are a few different options when it comes to pet adoption, but the best choice by far is adopting from an animal shelter. Here’s why:  1. You save a life   Many animals in shelters

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Why Regular Vet Appointments are Important for Pet Health

Why are regular vet visits important? Our pets don’t always communicate with us in ways that we can understand– your dog or cat can’t simply tell you that something is wrong, or indicate through their barking or meowing specifically that something’s up. While as pet owners, we’re able to notice the subtle changes in their

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8 Safety Tips for Hiking with Your Dog

Hiking is a fun and exciting activity– especially if you bring your BFF (Best Furry Friend) along with you! As fun as hiking is, there are still dangers on the trail. Here are eight safety tips for hiking with your dog: 1. Always use a leash  While your dog may be perfectly trained and well-behaved,

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Dog Breed Profile: Golden Retrievers

All About Goldens Golden retrievers are one of the most loyal, loving, and energetic dog breeds! They are so loved, in fact, that golden retrievers have remained the number one most popular dog in the U.S. since 1991 (next to the Labrador Retriever, their close cousin).  Known for their friendliness and intelligence, golden retrievers make

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Auto Detailer Spotlight: Chris Nichols

Here at Lilly Brush, we value community and relationship with our supporters!  Our dear friends in the auto detailing business are some of the most loyal followers and supporters we’ve ever seen- they repost and share our products because they genuinely love our products and our company, and support us out of the kindness of

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Celebrate National Rescue Dog Day on May 20th!

May 20th is an annual holiday known as National Rescue Dog Day! This holiday was first created by Lisa Wiehebrink (from Tails that Teach) as a way to bring awareness to the overwhelming number of homeless and rescue dogs in shelters and on the streets. It has continued as such a holiday over the past

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The Best Sweaters to Add to Your Spring 2021 Wardrobe

Spring doesn’t mean it’s time to store your sweaters away quite yet! If you’re one of the fashionistas who sheds tears each time you store away your sweaters, then this post is for you. Below, we’ve compiled a list of the season’s hottest (or coolest?) spring-specific sweaters. This spring, sweater vests, sweater tanks, and sweater

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Dog Breed Profile: Australian Shepherds

All About Aussies Given their name, it’s easy to assume Australian Shepherds originated in Australia. Instead, the breed’s origin is the western United States! Mysteriously enough, there are no clear answers as to why the breed is named after the Land Down Under. They were originally bred to herd livestock during the California Gold Rush

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5 Ways to Spoil Your Cat

Let’s face it: cats are fabulous, and don’t get the credit they deserve! In honor of our feline friends, here are 5 ways to spoil your cat.  Buy or make new cat toys What do cats love more than new toys? A lot of things, probably, but new toys are no doubt a crowd-pleaser. The

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5 Ways to Shop Cruelty-Free Products

In honor of April being Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, we’ve created a guide to shopping cruelty-free products! With current regulations and product marketing, deciphering whether a company truly uses cruelty-free methods is difficult. Thankfully, there are measures in place to prevent companies from dishonestly misrepresenting their brand, and guidelines which help consumers choose

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Dog Breed Profile: All About Huskies

Over the past ten years, huskies have grown significantly in popularity, jumping from the 25th most sought after breed to the 12th. These strong, athletic dogs are a favorite breed for active pet owners. Huskies make great companions for pet owners who have the adequate time and energy to devote to these beloved dogs.  Siberian

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Don’t Jump Into Icy Waters to Save Your Dog: Do this Instead

Studies show that more than 70% of dog owners would willingly “put themselves in harm’s way” to save their dog– an unsurprising statistic, considering about three quarters of the American population considers their dog a member of the family.  Frigid and icy waters are especially dangerous in the winter months, when lakes, ponds, and pools

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Which “human” foods are safe/not safe to feed your pets?

While not all “human” foods are safe for pets to eat, there are a few that are perfectly fine! Whenever giving your dog or cat a human-food treat, it’s important to check first before assuming it’s safe for them to eat. Trust me, we know how cute your dog is looking up at you from

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How to Keep your Home Clean with Indoor Pets

Keeping your home clean with indoor pets can be quite a challenge– especially in the middle of a pandemic, when your pets are likely to be in the house more often than usual. Fortunately, keeping your home clean is easier than you’d imagine! Here are 6 tips for keeping your house clean with indoor pets. 

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Happy National Dog Training Education Month

Happy Dog Training Education Month! The month of February is designated to a national (U.S.) holiday which encourages dog owners to properly train their furry friends. The beginning stages of training your dog can be daunting– which is why we’ve put together a basic beginner’s guide to dog training for you!  Of course, while it’s

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Safety Tips for Running with your Dog

Running with your dog is a great way to bond, while ensuring you and your dog are both getting the exercise and attention you need! Before embarking on your running adventures, however, be sure to follow standard safety precautions to get the most out of your time.  Running with your Dog Train to walk well

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The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for Pet Lovers

If you’re one of those exuberant souls who just so happens to love their pet more than other people– we don’t blame you. We’re kind of in the same boat.  If you find yourself, however, as a loved one of one of these types of people, and have no idea what to do about the

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How to Calm your Pet’s COVID-Induced Separation Anxiety

The average number of COVID-19 cases in the United States is decreasing every day now. With this comes new opportunities to venture out into the world once more (with safety precautions, of course)– but what happens to our pets now that the world is changing again?  During the pandemic, many pets have become used to

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16 Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants for Households with Pets

Plants have the ethereal capability of brightening up any living space they’re in. They provide fresh air, circulation, and general feelings of joy and well-being. However, when choosing which plants to include in your pet-friendly living space, one must heed caution to avoid plants that are toxic and therefore dangerous to pets!  Keep in mind:

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The 5 Healthiest Organic Dog Treats

Finding the best dog treats for your pup can be a challenging task! From elusive product packaging to questionable ingredients, it can be difficult to decipher what the best products are and where you can find them. The best dog treats are composed of natural, organic ingredients, containing little to no preservatives or artificial flavorings.

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The Hidden Danger of Dog Treats

Any vet will tell you that what you feed your dog matters. With the average US family spending around $126 per month on food for their four-pawed family members, one can safely assume they are choosing the healthiest food brands their budgets allow. But what about treats? Well, when it comes to treats, we may

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It’s All in the Sweater Care

It’s far too easy to get the wrong idea that in order to keep clothes in pristine condition, they must be of the highest end fabrics from the most expensive brands. Contrary to popular belief, this is not the case. The most important thing about sweaters is not necessarily what material it is– but how

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The Positive Impact of Pets on Mental Health

Have you ever experienced the healing presence of animals? Perhaps you’ve noticed a drastic mood lift after playing with a puppy, or snuggling with a kitten. You’re not wrong to infer that being with cuddly animals improves your mood– in fact, multiple research studies have actually proven this point to be true! What you’ve experienced

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Best Items to Donate to Local Animal Shelters

One of the best ways to get involved with your local animal shelters is by donating whatever you can! Shelters are always accepting donations of all kinds. Aside from monetary donations, shelters often accept homemade crafts, pet food, and unused items you might already have in your house. Listed below are the best items to

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4 Practices to Keep your Pet in Tune with your Work Schedule

While you work from home, you probably aren’t always in your office alone! As the work-from-home flow continues onward, it’s helpful to schedule in time with your BFFs, your office acquaintances– otherwise known as your pet! Over the past ten months, we work-from-homers have learned to manage the work/home life balance. Sometimes, work and home

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National Pet Holidays to Celebrate in 2021

Start off the new year right by marking your calendar with holidays to celebrate with your pet! This comprehensive list of National Pet Holidays will have you and your pet partying hard all year long. Many of these holidays urge you to spend time appreciating your pet, while others inspire community action or aim to

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New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet!

It’s New Year’s Eve, the perfect time to sit down and ruminate over the past year while planning for the future! New Year’s Resolutions are always a wonderful tradition to begin a new calendar year. This year, make your resolutions even more special by including your pet! We have a few ideas for making the

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Last-Minute Pet Gift Guide!

The holidays can be stressful and chaotic, especially when life gets crazy and all your shopping gets pushed to the backburner! If you’ve fallen behind on your holiday shopping, it’s never too late– there’s still time for you to find a gift for your pet or your loved ones with pets!  Despite the shipping backup,

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Best Gifts for Outdoorsy Dog Owners

There’s nothing better than getting outdoors with your best friend (your dog, obviously), exploring the wilderness, traipsing through forests, climbing mountains… but not all of this can be done without these essential outdoorsy gifts! If you don’t know what to give to your outdoorsy friends or family this holiday season, have no fear: we have

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A Pet Lover’s Home Gift Guide

We’re back with another holiday gift guide! Give these top-tier gifts to your loved ones this season to put a smile on their face (and their pet’s!).  1. Furbo Dog Camera If you have pet-related separation anxiety, fear no more! This home pet camera is a savvy way to keep tabs on your pet (and

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10 Gifts Car Enthusiasts Will Love

As the holiday season swings into full gear, shopping for your loved ones becomes more and more stressful with each day that passes. But holiday shopping isn’t supposed to be stressful– it’s meant to be fun! These gifts for car lovers are sure to brighten up any auto enthusiast’s day.  1. Dashboard Camera  Of the

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10 Winter Care Tips for Dog Owners

It’s that time of year: the snow is falling, the temperatures are plunging, and you’re warming your jack-frost-bitten nose by fireside. Your dog is snuggled up beside you: cozy, content, and cuddly. Why? Because you’ve taken the proper precautions to keep your pup safe and happy this winter!  The winter months are especially harsh on

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Holiday Stocking Stuffers for your Furry Friend

Now is the perfect time to stuff your stockings with treats, toys, and tools for your pets (and for you)! The best stocking stuffers of the season are here and ready to be brought home, just in time for Black Friday shopping week.  GPS Location/Pet Fitness Tracker: This waterproof GPS tracker is perfect for the

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3 Fun and Healthy Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

The next best thing to finding your pup’s favorite treats at the store is making your own! Making your own treats ensures that you know exactly what ingredients are going into what you feed your dog. It also guarantees no preservatives, additives, or dangerous/harmful ingredients that sneak past you on the packaging. Before making your

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This Winter’s Top Women’s Sweater Picks

We know that finding the perfect sweater can be a daunting task. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the season’s trendiest and most timeless items for your convenience, just in time for holiday shopping! In addition to our collected sweaters, we’ve included an extra item at the end of the post that you

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Building Homemade Shelters for Stray Cats

The winter months can be quite harsh and especially cruel to stray animals. To help out our furry friends, crafting a homemade stray cat shelter creates a safe and cozy haven from the cold. You can place these shelters outside of your home, in nearby grassy areas, or any safe zone in your neighborhood. There

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The Ultimate Static Guide

What is static electricity, and why does it matter? Considering the heftiness of that question, we’ll start off with the basics. Have you ever experienced that horrifying moment when you realize your skirt has slid up your leg and stayed there, awkwardly clinging to whatever it can? Has your shirt ever clung to your body

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Maintaining your Sweaters throughout the Season

Now that we’re well into November, your favorite sweaters are sure to be in your weekly outfit rotation. After properly storing your knitwear through the summer, and unboxing it for the fall, it’s time to take sweater care to the next level. Sweater maintenance is just as important as prepping sweaters for and removing sweaters

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How to Keep your Dog Safe in the Car

Your dog’s safety during on-the-road excursions might not be the first thing on your mind when you let your dog tag along in the car–  but it should be. Ensuring your dog’s safety for every car ride should be top priority.  How to Ensure your Dog’s Safety Keeping your dog safe on the road is

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Celebrating National Cat Day

What is National Cat Day? A day to spoil and appreciate your cat, of course. Every year, on October 29, cat lovers across America take part in this holiday. Keep an eye out for August 8 of next year for International Cat Day, where you can celebrate with your friends all across the globe! But

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New Product Announcement! The Lilly Brush Pro Detailing Kit

You asked, we listened. The Lilly Brush Team has exciting news! Now introducing our newest product: the Lilly Brush Pro Detailing Kit! The Product We took the same unique soft blade from our Mini Pet Hair Detailer and created a versatile kit for any situation. Our new and improved crevice tool allows you to clean

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How to Freshen Up your Sweaters after Storage

It’s finally sweater season: time for your sweaters to venture out of hibernation! If you didn’t have the time to properly store your sweaters last summer, don’t fret! It’s never too late to start taking proper care of your things, sweaters included! We’ve laid out the best ways to keep your sweaters looking brand new

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10 Halloween Costumes for your Pet in 2020

Halloween is just around the corner! Don’t let the pandemic take away the fun of this season. You can still celebrate the spooky holiday safely with your family and pets. We’ve compiled a list of the best pet Halloween costumes of 2020, so you can focus on winning your own costume contest!  If you’re more

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Which pet hair remover is best for your pet?

The best pet hair removers can be difficult to find. That’s why we’ve put together a list of our best products, just for you. Scroll through to find the best brush for your specific pet needs! For the Overly Fluffy and Fearless For all your Bernese Mountain Dog and Ragdoll cat types, this is the

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Top Five Must-Reads for Dog Lovers

What’s better than a great book about our favorite furry friends? Not much, especially if the book has an equally endearing film adaptation. I’ll be honest– not all of the books in this list are accompanied by a happy ending, but each is still sure to warm your heart and is well worth your while.

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Socializing Your Pet During Social Distancing

Socializing your new dog is a very important part of bringing them into your family. Having a properly socialized dog is key to building their own confidence, and it can make your life much easier as well! When dogs know how to act with one another they can build real friendships, which really takes the

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Good News!

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about how we can help animal shelters during this crazy time in our lives. As it turns out, I wasn’t the only one thinking that! For the first time in their long history, Chicago Animal Care and Control Adoptable Pets (CACC) has reported on their Facebook page

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German Shepherd Shedding Management

If you have a German Shepherd, then you know that they require some serious shedding management. Shepards shed a ton, and pet owners recognize the importance of being able to successfully manage dog hair in your home. Keeping a home clean and free from your dog’s hair is nearly impossible, but there are steps you

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Keeping Your Dog (And Yourself) Sane During Quarantine

All across the world people are being asked to quarantine themselves for the safety of our entire population. Staying home all day, every day can be a much tougher challenge than it sounds like. Especially when we’re entertaining our pets along the way. Most dogs are probably loving life right now, as their owners are

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Helping Shelters in This Time of Need

Adopting a pet is always an admirable thing to do. There are thousands of good cats and dogs in shelters seeking a new home every day, and now more than ever they need our help. With the coronavirus having such an impact on daily operations in many cities across the country, these shelter animals are

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears (and Your Pug’s Face!)

Grooming your pet is an important part of being their owner. By keeping your pet clean, you are doing your part to keep them healthy too. Infections can start with dirty coats, un-manicured paws, or even from buildup inside their ears! The attention to grooming required for pets varies depending on the type of breed,

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The All-New Mighty Pet Hair Detailer

You asked, we listened. The MIGHTY Pet Hair Detailer is finally here! We took the same magical soft blade from our Mini Pet Hair Detailer, and made it bigger. WAY bigger! You’ve seen what the Mini Pet Hair Detailer can do, just wait until you see this. With dueling 11.5-inch rubber blades, the Mighty Pet

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Emotional Support Dogs

All dogs, whether they’re registered or not, serve some sort of emotional support role in our lives. Something about coming home from a long day at work to your pup ecstatically wagging its tail, eager as ever to see you, really eases the mind. Having such unconditional love in your life is as uplifting as

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Puppy Scammers

When it’s time to adopt a new puppy, there is one final question that needs to be answered. What kind of dog should we get? For some this isn’t a pressing issue. Many people head to the shelter and let the dog “choose them” in a sense. To others, the breed is one of the

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Why are Dalmatians “firedogs?”

Have you ever wondered why Dalmatians were chosen to be firefighters? Me too. The truth is, in today’s society there is nothing specific about Dalmatians that makes them best suited for the job. Instead, they are merely the firehouse mascot at this point, often still chosen to honor their heroism in the past.  Why Dalmatians?

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How Essential Oils Could Be Harming Your Pets

Essential oils are used by millions of people every day, all across the globe. There are more than 90 “commonly used” oils, such as peppermint, lavender, tea tree, and sandalwood. Some of these oils are diluted and applied topically to your skin, while the majority are used through aromatherapy. Essential oils are commonly used to

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Best Dressed Pets This Holiday Season

The winter holidays are here and there’s no better time of year to dress up your pet. (Except maybe Halloween!) Sweaters and jackets can be very helpful for your pet’s throughout the winter to keep them warm on those early morning walks before work. With Christmas and Chanukah right around the corner, holiday sweaters are

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Lilly’s Top Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Pet

Dear Dog Moms and Cat Dads, It’s me, Lilly, back with another gift guide for you all to make your holiday shopping a breeze! Never sure what to get your pet? No worries! Just follow my guide below for an easy gift on any budget! Furbo Dog Camera Might be a bit pricey, but it’s

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How To Control Dog Hair In The House

If you own a dog whose breed doesn’t really enjoy the outdoor life, or if you live in an apartment and don’t have a backyard, you have no other choice but to keep your dog inside. After some time, dogs learn not to do their business inside, not to chew on the furniture, and even

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals All Weekend!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here! To celebrate, four of our products will be  20% OFF from this Friday, the 29th through Monday, the 2nd. You can find the 20% OFF discount on both our website, and our Amazon Store. We wish you a happy Thanksgiving and a great start to the holiday

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Best Dog Movies With Happy Endings!

Too often, movies about dogs are captivating up until the point where they break your heart. Marley & Me, a personal favorite of ours, is poised to make even the world’s toughest people burst into tears. If you’re anything like us and love a good dog movie without the sad ending, we’ve made the perfect

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Healthy Dog-Friendly Birthday Cake!

Your dog might not be checking their calendar, but you can still remind them when it’s their birthday, and no birthday is complete without a cake!  Here’s a healthy, dog-friendly cake that’s perfect for celebrating your pup’s big day!  Halina’s Famous Sweet Potato Confetti Cake You will need 2 round baking tins (5x5x1/2) Ingredients: 1

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5 Items To Bring While Walking Your Dogs

One of the most important things you can do for your dog is to take them on frequent walks. The exercise helps them maintain a healthy weight, keeps them happy, and helps them stay acquainted with their neighborhood! Many families with multiple dogs find that it can be tough when walking them all at once.

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5 Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe In The Cold

Extremely hot temperatures are not the only time where your pet’s life can be at risk; despite their natural fur coats, extreme cold can also be a real danger to your pet as well. With winter on its way, many states around the country are already experiencing their first dose of cold weather. When the

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Adopting Military Dogs

Have you ever wondered what happens when it’s time for a working dog to retire? The United States Military employs hundreds of dogs every year. These dogs, some of the smartest K-9s in the entire world, are intensely trained in a multitude of disciplines, but just like any of us, these amazing soldiers eventually grow

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Canine Comfort

Yesterday, in the wee hours of the night, a frantic community came together to search for a six-year-old Minnesota boy who had stepped off his school bus at four in the afternoon and simply disappeared. As night fell, and temperatures dipped into the 40s, more and more people came to search. With over 600 volunteers,

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10 Best Halloween Costume Ideas For Your Pet

Halloween is just around the corner! It may still be a few weeks away, but costume shopping has to start ASAP! Don’t let your pet miss out on the fun of dressing up. Here’s our list of the 10 best costume ideas of 2019 for your pets! UPS Driver Nothing screams dedication like the boys

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Shedding Season Is Back

Fall is here, and the trees aren’t the only ones shedding their outer layer. Twice every year, you may notice your couches and cars starting to look like a snow globe. While most dogs are shedding all year round, spring and fall bring a special change of the seasons that have our dogs leaving what

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Why is a Dog’s Bedding So Important?

Written By: Avery Bullock Dogs, just like the rest of us, require sleeping. Lack of enough sleep and quality of sleep may lead to restlessness and even subject your pet to other health complications. Interestingly, dogs produce sleep hormones called melatonin, just like human beings. They also dream. Their sleeping routine is, however, different from

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National Meow Like A Pirate Day, Ever Heard Of It?

Have you ever wondered where these constant and ridiculous national holidays come from? They all have to start somewhere, but where? September 19th is one of the weirdest ones around, so we’ve decided to break down just how “National Meow Like a Pirate Day” was able to become a “national holiday”. It all started with

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Chewing Gum Can Be More Deadly For Dogs Than We Think

People chew gum for all types of reasons, fresher breath, a little treat, some people even chew gum to help them quit smoking. While we DO recommend using whatever helps you quit, we DON’T recommend chewing sugar-free gum if you’re a pet owner. Sugar-free gum contains Xylitol, a chemical that is extremely toxic to dogs.

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What To Do With Your Pet During A Natural Disaster

Every year natural disasters wreak havoc across the globe. As people scramble to evacuate their homes, some pets get lost along the way. Depending on the urgency of the evacuation, owners are often told to leave their pets behind to create more space for people to speed up the evacuation process. If you live in

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Keys to Properly Using Rideshare Apps With Your Pets!

Have you ever wondered if you can bring your dog in an Uber or Lyft? The answer is…sometimes. Rideshare drivers operate out of their own personal vehicles rather than a company fleet. Because of this, apps like Uber and Lyft are unable to impose a blanket policy regarding pets being allowed (or disallowed) to tag

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True Grit

I am swimming. There is no turning back, and there is no land in sight, not behind me, or in front of me. This month marks seven years since I founded Lilly Brush. In that time, I’ve invented six new products with a seventh launching this fall. Every single day since has been plump with

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Be Careful About Letting Your Pet Go For A Swim!

If you haven’t heard, there is a new craze shaking up the pet industry, and it is NOT GOOD. A “blue-green” algae, also called Cyanobacteria, has reportedly been popping up around the country, killing many dogs that come in contact with it. Reports began circulating in the last few weeks, and the numbers unfortunately keep

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Is It Too Hot To Be Outside With Your Pet?

This summer has been riddled with record highs, scorching hot asphalt, and plenty of hot sunny afternoons. Your dog can’t always express how they’re feeling in these extreme temperatures, so it’s very important to keep an eye on them and take necessary precautions. Asphalt becomes extremely hot, and cars quickly turn into a dangerous place

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I Like Big Mutts And I Cannot Lie

July 31st was National Mutt Day! If you missed it, fear not, it comes twice a year, so you’ll get another chance to celebrate with your beloved mutt on December 2nd. So why do mutts get twice as many ‘holidays’ each year as Santa Claus? Because mixed breed dogs (mutts) are pretty darned cool. **DISCLAIMER**

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Plastic Free July – A Great Start!

Bartender, what’s this? If you have ordered your usual refreshing drink at a bar or restaurant recently, you probably noticed that the push to get rid of plastic straws has at last reached your favorite watering hole. Maybe you wondered why no straw leaned idly against the glass collecting bubbles in your beverage, or you

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How To Help Your Pet In This Stinky Situation

Our Mini Aussie, Lilly, recently met her first skunk. Sadly, she didn’t realize that her new friend’s adorable little foot-stamping routine meant that she was about to get a face full of super stinky spray, and sadly, we did not have a chance to block the doggie door before she could sprint through it and

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Amazon Prime Day Is Just Around The Corner!

Amazon Prime Day is back once again, and Lilly Brush has joined the fun! At 2:59am ET on Monday, July 15th the deals start flooding in! This two day shopping extravaganza features countless discounts on all your favorite items. Not to mention, our best selling Mini Pet Hair Detailer will be 20% off! Be sure

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Keep Your Pets Safe This 4th of July

It’s no secret that fireworks and loud noises can really spook your pets. In fact, more pets run away on the 4th of July than any other day. This is something we need to avoid AT ALL COSTS. Due to the acute hearing of cats and dogs, loud noises like fireworks are very alarming. We

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Detailing Guide to Cleaning Your Car Seats!

Leather or cloth seats, the age old argument since the creation of the automobile. Both have their pros and cons. Leather gets way too hot in the summertime, is a pain to maintain, and is obviously a bit pricey. On the other hand, cloth seats stain more easily, and they can begin to smell if

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Top 5 Tricks to Teach Your Dog

All dogs are cute, but there’s something extra cute about a really well trained pup. A pet who enjoys a close relationship with their best friend usually also enjoys the challenge and fun of learning a few small jobs and tricks as well. Wouldn’t you love for your dog to high-five on command? Or clean

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Great News! We’ve Expanded Into the UK!

We are incredibly excited to announce our expansion into the United Kingdom! Our newest product, the Mini Pet Hair Detailer, is now available on Amazon.co.uk. After its introduction in the U.S. last year, the Mini Pet Hair Detailer was so widely talked about in the US auto detailing industry that word quickly spread across the

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Stuck on Gift Ideas for Father’s Day? We Have The Perfect List of Ideas!

Father’s Day is just around the corner (June 16th)! You can always take the easy way out, just get your pops another tie that he’ll wear to work once before adding it to the pile in the back of his closet. But what are the gifts you should be getting that he’ll use on the

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9 Years Later…Surviving Startup Stress

A little over nine years ago, I decided to start a company. I had just invented a home cleaning hack that I found particularly useful and thought maybe a few million other people could benefit from it as well. It was certainly worth a try. Though I was woefully and ridiculously unprepared for founding a

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Good News! We Now Take Adorable Pet Photo Submissions!

Everyone knows their pet is the cutest, you just need a chance to prove it! Good News! We now are accepting photo submissions to be a part of the Lilly Brush Blogs, Instagram, Facebook, etc. Requirements: Send us an adorable photo of your pet and take part in a product giveaway! (By doing so, you

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Pet Friendly Hotels & How Doris Day Paved The Way

With the recent passing of Doris Day, we wanted to bring light to some of the inspiring work that she did with her time out of the spotlight. She followed her true passion, and pushed forward an idea that inspired a movement. Doris Day just recently passed on May 13, 2019, but her legacy will

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Lilly’s 10 Favorite Pet Gifts for Mother’s Day!

Dear Fellow Pets, Mother’s Day is just around the corner! We are obviously adorable and loving, but have all put our mothers through a lot. Thinking back to when I was a puppy, I was nothing short of a terror. I might have pooped in the dining room a couple of times, I’ve sat on

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No Mess. No Waste. No Refills.

As landfills grow into mountains, and single use plastics swirl in our oceans and waterways many of us feel how urgently we must strive to be eco-conscious. At Lilly Brush, we understand how important it is to make choices about everyday consumables with an eye towards how these items will impact our planet, so we

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Save Your Sweaters!

It’s that time of the year! Finally, spring is here and it’s starting to warm up (depending on where you live of course!). With the winter quickly coming to an end, that necessary spring cleaning is looming over our heads. Skis are placed in the attic, snow pants and jackets buried deep in the basement,

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Postcards From The Amazon Jungle

Sometime around Christmas last year, I got a call from my mother. “Have you seen this new fur remover on TV. A friend of mine has it and says it’s wonderful. I think they’ve stolen your idea.” As a mom, I can tell you exactly where the panic button is on each one of my

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Global Pet Expo 2019

As we are just finishing up with the final day here at the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, FL, we wanted to recap a few of the exciting things that took place. If you are reading this and are currently attending the event, come stop by our booth, #4451! With over 3,500 exhibitors at the

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The Era of Pet Influencers

The pet industry is booming, and if you’re active on social media, you have almost certainly noticed an ever-increasing tide of pawsome pet products being integrated into the posts of your favorite online pals. Brands of all sizes are now having to look beyond traditional broadcast and print ads in order to reach the eyes

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How to Protect Your Idea Prior to Filing For a Patent

Have an idea for a new product? Here are two things you need to do to protect it. First things first, if this is going to be the best-selling product you think it might be, you’ll want to begin protecting your idea right from the start. Imagine going through the excitement and excruciatingly hard work

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My Pet Ate Something Toxic! Now What?

Imagine this, you’re baking your famous oatmeal raisin cookies for friends and family to enjoy. A few raisins fall to the ground, but before you can grab them, your pet eats five of them. The next thought running through your mind is, “What do I do? Would five raisins really poison my pet?” Most of

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Balto: The Great Race of Mercy

The cold days of February, remind us of the beautiful story of a heroic dog named Balto. Born in Alaska in 1919, this Siberian Husky sled dog captured the hearts of our nation after his epic 1925 Serum Run which took place in February 94 years ago. In 1925, the town of Nome, Alaska was

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The Five Best Books to Help New Inventors Bring Products to Market

So you’ve come up with an amazing idea for a product, and you’re sure that millions of people would be thrilled to have it, if only you could figure out how to get it to market!

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How a Tough Year and a Ridiculous Looking Cleaning Hack Started a Business.

2009 was not a banner year for my family. Among other things, I had had a heart attack, a freak thing at 48, a massive MI in the form of a spontaneous coronary artery dissection. It hit like a searingly painful bolt from the blue during the dessert course at my mother’s dinner table. One

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New Detailing Tool For an Old Problem

Ughhh, there’s nothing worse than a hairy car! In fact, vacuum-resistant embedded pet hair is the #1 headache auto detailers and pet owners alike face when cleaning their cars! Until now, pumice stones and rubber brushes have been the two most popular tools for dealing with pet hair removal. So, what’s the issue? Our detailers

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How to Remove Every Hair Your Pet Sheds in The Car

We all know someone, whether it’s a family member, co-worker, or a friend who has become fur blind to the mounds of pet hair in their car. However, if you have ever tried to clean your car after taking your furry friend for a ride, you realize very quickly that it is not an easy process. In fact, it can be downright impossible. The vacuum never seems to work as well as expected, lint rollers can’t pick up what your pet puts down, and those rocks (pumice stones) that have been an old habit in the detailing industry can horribly damage many of the surfaces in your car.

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Woof Whiskers on How to Remove Dog Hair From a Car

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Bombs away! Extreme knitters bring color to the streets of San Fran

The San Fran knitters have seriously out-done themselves! This phenomenon called “Yarnbombing” is popping up all over. Knits for Life describes it as art. “with an aim to delight and inspire.” UNION Square

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It all started with a meatball

Last November, during The Adventure Racing World Championship, a 430 mile endurance race, a team of Swedish extreme athletes were able to kindle an unexpected friendship. As the team stopped to rest, a stray dog came to greet them. Mikael Lindnord, the team captain, offered the haggard dog part of his meatball, and the friendship

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Martha Stewart Living Requests Lilly Brushes for Dressing Rooms!

A few weeks ago, the Directors at Martha Stewart Living reached out to us and asked if we would be willing to provide Lilly Brushes to be used in the onset dressing rooms. We were thrilled by this opportunity and delightfully sent Lilly Brushes.

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Knitting Legend: "Lilly Brush lives up to marketing hype"

World-renowned knitting author, Clara Parkes of a Knitter’s Review had pilling problems. As we can all relate,  pilling and puff balls develop within hours of wearing a newly bought or handknit natural fiber knit- making that brand new sweater look not-so-new anymore! Clara had heard Lilly Brush hyped as “the best natural fabric pill remover

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Creative Knitting – Lilly Brush Give Away!

    Lilly Brush is teaming up with wonderful people at Creative Knitting Magazine to help promote the Autumn Issue of Creative Knitting! We will be giving away 20 Lilly Brushes to lucky fans. Be sure to visit www.CreativeKnittingMagazine.com to purchase your copy of the Autumn issue today! Click here a chance to win: CREATIVE KNITTING

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Knitting Fever Loves Lilly Brush!

We reached out to  Knitting Fever a few weeks ago hoping to see how Lilly Brush would perform on the World’s finest natural fiber yarns. And believe us when we say that they carry some of the greatest yarns from around the globe (see for yourself)! Ann put Lilly Brush to the test on hot water bottle

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Simply Stated: Real Simple Magazine impressed by Lilly Brush

  Kristin Appenbrink, Senior Editor at Real Simple Magazine reached out to us a few weeks ago after a  readers suggested Lilly Brush as a sweater saving solution to pills. We sent Kristin a few samples and she put Lilly Brush to the test. Once again, Lilly Brush impressed! Here is a highlight of what

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Rescuing Sweaters from Pills and Fur One Closet at a Time

The lovely ladies over at  We Heart Thistook an up close look on how Lilly Brush preforms on pills and pet hair. Once again, Lilly Brush impressed! Here are some highlights of what they had to say: “Lilly Brush came as a solution to my problem. Lilly Brush is a lightweight, compact bristled brush that removes lint,

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How does Lilly Brush stack up to the competition?

In an attempt to find the ultimate sweater pill removal tool, Stiletto Jungle  put the Evercare Fabric Shaver, Dritz D-Fuzz-it Fabric Comb, and Lilly Brush to the test! They came to this conclusion: “In my opinion, the Lilly Brush is the best of the three. I just tried my first Lilly Brush and I was impressed

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Puppies and Pills!

Two of our favorite four legged friends, Ty and Eve from Puppy On A Roomba, got very special Christmas gifts this year. Here is what these adorable product tester dogs (with no tails!) had to say about their  “new puppy hair eating brush!” “Evie and I tested it by putting hairs all over Secretary Mommy’s

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Mama Tested, Mama Approved!

Alicia, founder of The Mama Report held on to a tired old sweater for over 20 years! Could Lilly Brush help her bring it back to proper form? “I decided to give this simple tool the ultimate test.  I have a black cardigan sweater that is over 20 years old.  It is riddled with pills, it’s awful

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Gay List Daily Endorses Lilly Brush!

“Pill Popper”- The Gay List Daily put the Lilly Brush to work and here is what they had to say. “Because any sweater is an ugly sweater if it’s all pilled up. Plus, those electric sweater ‘shavers’ that were so popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s are useless.” “Instead, we’ve found a decidedly low-tech gadget

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Pet Hair and Fuzzies on Upholstery and Fabric? No Problem!

Jen Mathews of MyBeautyBunny.com uses Lilly Brush to remove pet hair from upholstery and fabrics! Here is what she had to say about the Lilly Brush and its multiple uses! “The Lilly Brush is one of those cool inventions that you buy and then you can’t imagine how you lived without it for so long. It’s a brush

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EVERY MAN NEEDS A LILLY BRUSH TOO!

Hey Guys! Dapper.com recognizes that unsightly pills can send your sweater to an early grave! Here’s what they had to say about Lilly Brush: “”Unlike a comb, the Lilly Brush utilizes very dense nylon bristles that easily pick up pills without harming fabric.  I tested it on a wool and synthetic blended cardigan that has some snags, and The

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Lilly Brush saves the day

We infiltrated Denver with our sweater salvaging brush and the result: pristine sweaters, smiles and positive feedback: “The thrift store will just have to wait — Lilly Brush made my tired old sweater look new! It’s so nice to be able to bring an old sweater back to life, and this is going to save

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Let the sweater rescuing begin!

We’re searching for the best Lilly Brush sweater makeovers. If you have a great shot of your before and after send it our way for a chance to win an extra Lilly Brush. The following photos are a collection of before and after shots from fans just like you. Most of these sweaters sat in storage

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Fully restored to new condition

Yesterday I had an opportunity to test the Lilly Brush, WOW! My favorite color cashmere sweater had too much pilling to wear and yet I could not bring myself to donate it, so I packed it away. Thank goodness I did because with the use of the Lilly Brush I can wear it once more.

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Attack of the sweater shaver!

Quick Tip When you’re rescuing a sweater, be careful to not damage it further with the wrong tool. Shavers can shave a hole right through your favorite sweater. Beware of sweater shavers: Apparently they eat batteries AND sweaters! I bought an expensive 4 star sweater shaver on Amazon thinking it would eventually save me money,

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Love my Lilly Brush

I just wanted to write to thank you. I bought this sweater on a once in a lifetime golf trip to Scotland. It’s a soft blend of cashmere with angora, and I absolutely loved wearing it out on the golf course here at home. Sadly, the sweater pilled terribly after just a few wearings. I

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Our big debut

Lilly Brush now headed to Texas for its first trade show Friday, June 22, 2012. Look for us at booth #3615 and stop by for a free sweater makeover demonstration. The trade show name and dates are the following, and my booth is #3615 next to the Starbucks on the 12th floor.   FINDS Temporary

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Pre-order your Lilly Brush today!

We’re now available for wholesale purchase! If you would like to carry our products contact us today! Sold in 6 unit packs or 120 unit cases – Graphite Grey – Classic Red. Product will be available for shipping September 1, 2012. For wholesale orders contact: sales@lillybrush.com Questions or orders by phone: 1-855-LILLY BRUSH Download the Lilly

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