Happy Earth Day: 7 easy ways to ensure your pet is living an eco-friendly life!

An October, 2009 study published in the New Scientist that raised a lot of eyebrows (to put it mildly) as well as not a small amount of indignation among dog owners, suggested that owning a dog could actually be worse for the environment than driving an SUV. Two New Zealand architects who specialize in sustainable building tried to calculate the carbon cost involved in owning dog. For all of the innumerable benefits our pets bring to our lives, as responsible, earth-loving pet parents, as we think about ways to green-up our own lives this Earth Day, it makes sense to educate ourselves a bit more about how to make our pets “greener” too. Read on for 7 easy tips to ensure your dog or cat is eco-friendly!

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Natural, safe remedies for flea prevention and control

With the onset of warmer temperatures and the accompanying outdoor pleasures, also comes the aggravation of flea and tick season. We recently asked our fans to share their favorite natural flea remedies with us on our Facebook page and as a result, we received so many great home remedies that we thought: let’s research them a bit more and share them in a blog post! It’s great to know that there are many safe and effective natural options that will help prevent a flea infestation as well as rid your home of the unwelcome pests if they have already made themselves at home.

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