Category Archives: dogs

Get GREEN at Work and Pet Poison Hotlines

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All pets aside, a great way to greenify your life is to take the philosophies you live by at home to work with you.   Continue reading

Sunscreen – Is it safe for dogs?

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Natural sunscreen is important for people and pooches. My friend Kelly made me think of this tip. She has a small Dachshund, Bailey, and occasionally rubs some of her sunscreen on him. While she never has him out in the sun for too long, we do live in sunny Florida and the little guy is mostly white with very short hair.   Continue reading

Roundup: Three Green Tips this Tuesday

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products – Save money while protecting  your family and pets

Crunchy Chicken (If you haven’t yet checked out this eco-chick’s blog I really recommend it) asked her readers for natural cleaning solutions. The comments she received covered everything from windows and bathtubs to natural hair cleaning recipes.  Many of the solutions will also save you money.  

Did you know, you can make your own laundry soap  using a combination of Fels Naptha  , Borax and washing soda. Apparently it is much less expensive that regular laundry detergent. Continue reading

My Convictions Were Put to the Test

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Yesterday evening I had a lesson in standing up for what you believe in and knowing what to do when you’re called upon to act. Whether it is speaking up for the environment or pets, I refuse to be all-talk.   Continue reading

The Many Benefits of Neutering

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My friend Channing, foster parent to Summer (still in need of a home), posted this great comment concerning the benefits of neutering. She brought up some excellent points and I think it deserves it’s own entry: Continue reading

Do you take your pet to work?

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This Friday is “Take Your Pet to Work Day”, and while I’m not one of the lucky pet lovers that has the privilege of taking Fido to work, I was shocked to read that  1 in 5 businesses allows employees to bring their pet to work on a daily basis (according to the APPMA– the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association).   Continue reading

Homeopathy has gone to the dogs, and cats

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People have been turning to homeopothy and holistic health care for centuries and many are choosing to raise their pets in the same manner. Holistic pet care can be confusing for those of us not familiar with it. I thought I would give a brief intro and define a few key terms. Keep in mind that holistic health does not mean the same thing to everyone. Feel free to leave your comments and experiences below.

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