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 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!
Bathing your dog is a great feat, but can this chore be overdone?
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!
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.
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.
Exercise caution the next time you hire service providers from one of these pet segments.
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!
Looking for puppies for sale? Here are 15 of the worst states to buy a puppy online due to scams and fraudulent ads.
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!
Learn the importance of regular baths, ear cleaning, and nail trims for Fido in this special report.
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.
We investigated the most searched pups by state. Curious about your state?
An ultimate guide to hiking with dogs! Plus tips on hiking with your dog.
Explore our state-by-state findings of baby vs puppy costs to get the facts!
Consider this your guide to doga, also known as dog yoga.
Get an overview of the term “cat lady” and how it’s evolved overtime.
We share 50 pet-safe plants that are ideal for your home and garden.
Learn about the fungus that has the potential to boost your dog's health.