Category Archives: pet blog

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

No Acetaminophen in Pet Food?

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Following article reprinted from Pet Product News International  

No Acetaminophen in Pet Food, FDA Says
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finds no evidence to support an earlier report that acetaminophen contaminated pet food. 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

Smelly Stuff

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Personally, I hate smelly stuff. Especially the flowery chemical bathroom sprays. I don’t really even wear perfume that often. There is something about spraying chemicals on my body that just doesn’t set right with me. I don’t know how the people in the perfume stores stand it all day. A 3.5-minute walk through leaves me with a brain crushing headache.   Continue reading

Animal Feces Disposal Cont.

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Kris, a GREEN Life reader, recently left a comment on a previous post The Green Way to Pick up Doggie Doo-Doo and posed a great question.

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