Lily Velez, Blog Manager

Reviewer and Editor

Lily Velez is a holistic pet wellness expert and the Blog Manager for Honest Paws, a company that specializes in CBD for dogs and cats. A lifelong animal lover, she's volunteered with numerous dog rescues and animal shelters over the years and is passionate about educating pet parents on holistic options that support their companion animal's health and happiness. When she's not creating content for Honest Paws, you can find her lost in a novel, trying out new food recipes, or enjoying the outdoors with her dogs, Noah and Luna.

Rollins College -Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude

Continuing Education -University of Southern California: Psychology

Learn about the fungus that has the potential to boost your dog's health.
Have you ever heard of Jiffpom? This pet influencer could pay off your mortgage with 7 posts on Instagram. Find out just how rich Instagram pets are today!
Bathing your dog is a great feat, but can this chore be overdone?
Owning a dog is good for the soul, as well as our mental and physical well-being. Consider the following 95 benefits of having a dog.
Looking for puppies for sale? Here are 15 of the worst states to buy a puppy online due to scams and fraudulent ads.
We surveyed U.S. singles on dating apps to find out if including your pup on a dating profile can increase your matches. Here’s what we learned!
Keep reading to find out how water therapy can help your canine.
We ranked 50 cities to find the best and worst U.S. communities for your canine-pals. Read on to discover the most dog-friendly cities the U.S. has to offer!
Exercise caution the next time you hire service providers from one of these pet segments.
Learn the importance of regular baths, ear cleaning, and nail trims for Fido in this special report.
We surveyed 400 U.S. dog owners who work from home to discover the surprising reasons why pet parents prefer sharing an office with a four-legged friend.
Learn safe ways to cool down a dog as well as signs of heat exhaustion and indoor exercises to try when the heat is extreme. Keep Fido cool all year long!
An ultimate guide to hiking with dogs! Plus tips on hiking with your dog.
Is your cat getting old and slow? Read on to learn about the disease.
Like us, cats sleep in a variety of positions. From sleeping on their side to sleeping belly up, learn what your cat’s sleeping positions mean.
We analyzed the number of pet adoptions on a state by state basis, to see which states had the most 2020 pet adoptions and the most 2020 pet adoptions per 100,000 people.
Wondering about the best joint supplements for your dog? Find out more.
Get an overview of the term “cat lady” and how it’s evolved overtime.
We get to the point of acupuncture to see if it may benefit your dog.
Discover why more and more pet parents are turning to Ashwagandha.
Dogs and fireworks are a recipe for disaster. Learn to prevent anxiety.
CBG vs CBD: you've probably heard about CBD, but what exactly is CBG?
Honest Paws CBD Oils come in potencies of 125mg, 250mg, 500mg, and 1000mg.
Discover Phytocannabinoids and the benefits they can have on the body.
Read on to discover how the Mobility and Relief CBD lines.
We're showcasing Honest Paws employees with their four-legged friends
Figure out why your persistent pooch is whining all the time.
Is your dog lethargic? Read on to learn about causes lethargy.
Many dogs struggle with constipation. Get effective home remedies.
Is your cat very sleepy and listless? Here’s critical information.
Are your pet's paws rough, cracked, and bleeding? Read on.
What’s all the fuss about dog massage? Here’s what you need to know.
We're celebrating Veteran's Day by showcasing veterans with their dogs!
Consider this your guide to doga, also known as dog yoga.
We investigated the most searched pups by state. Curious about your state?
Have you ever wondered about your dog’s hair loss? We have the answers.
If your dog is licking their paws more than normal find out why.
We share 50 pet-safe plants that are ideal for your home and garden.
How does CBD interact with the Endocannabinoid System? Learn more.
Snuffle mats will challenge your dog’s natural foraging skills.
Help your dog feel better again with natural anti-inflammatory agents.
Explore our state-by-state findings of baby vs puppy costs to get the facts!
Has Fido's flatulence become a problem? Learn everything about dog farts.
Does your cat suffer from allergies? Learn how to help your feline friend.
Get all the CBD facts you need in this article!
There are many CBD benefits for dogs! Let’s take a closer look at CBD.
Over 50 dogs and cats entered our inaugural pet costume contest! Take a look.