t’s a Friday night, you’re all curled up with your sweetheart on the couch, engrossed in the latest DVD new release, sharing a glass of wine, when out of nowhere… OH. MY. GOD. A certain SMELL hits your nostrils. Sound familiar? We tackle the problem of doggy gas so you’ll be spared in the future. You can thank us later.Read the rest of the article
It’s Spring Cleaning time! In addition to cleaning out the closets and scrubbing down your house, now is the time to do some doggie-deodorizing and cat-cleansing with earthbath!
Share a video or photo on facebook of your dog or cat either getting an earthbath (with your favorite earthbath shampoo or waterless grooming foam), or a wipe- or spritz-down with our wipes or spritzes for a chance to win a basket of earthbath goodies worth $100 and a chance to be featured on our website. Read on for full contest rules!
As Andy Rooney famously said, “There’s no doubt about it. Dogs are nicer than people.” This means that the dogs (and cats) in your life should have a place firmly on Santa’s “nice” list. And what does this mean for you, dear pet parent? Well, it means this is the time of year for showing your pets your love and gratitude for their unconditional companionship and love. If you’re considering shopping for your pets this holiday season, then you’d be in the more than 80% of pet owners who are planning to buy their pets a little something special this holiday season.
You might be thinking along the lines of a new toy, a yummy chewie, or special holiday-themed pet sweater but if you’re the type to really go over the top with spoiling your pets this holiday season, we’ve pulled together this selection of the most stylish, beautiful, and, frankly, outrageous we’ve seen (among some feasible and fun items too):Read the rest of the article
Whether or not you are pro-costume or anti-costume for Halloween, we at earthbath love any excuse to have fun, and especially, dole out the treats! Which means, of course, that we ran a Halloween costume contest on Facebook for all of our earthbath fans, and rewarded the top three most creative, cute, and fun costumes (as voted by total number of comments) with their choice of earthbath goodies! Check out the winners of our latest contest below, and if you still aren’t chatting it up with us on our Facebook page, well, silly, why not?Read the rest of the article
Halloween is full of frightful sugar-induced fun for kids and adults alike, but when it comes to pets, the same treats that we enjoy can cause severe illness, or worse. If you have kids, make sure that they understand that their candy is NOT to be shared with the family dog(s)! (It’s just more for them anyway). Stress the importance of keeping their Halloween haul safe, and in a high place or closed cupboard that nosy wet noses can’t sniff out. Dogs may love chocolate as much as we do, but they don’t know how bad it is for them: if they make off with too many treats, the effects can be downright lethal.For more tips on how to avoid the biggest health hazards to pets at Halloween, read on…Read the rest of the article
Because we love spreading earthbath love, and we love seeing pics of all of our earthbath-ers, we are always having contests. Our latest contest on Facebook garnered a record amount of entries and a whole lotta love from the adorable pictures that our amazing fans posted. We asked our fans to post photos of their puppies, kittens, dogs, cats, bunnies, birds, horses, and any combination of animals that are clearly best friends and show it. And boy, did you show us the love! We were thrilled to present prizes to the top three photos that received the most votes by number of “Likes” at the end of the contest, and wanted to share their stories here.Read the rest of the article
Heads up earthbathers! It’s time for another earthbath Facebook contest, because we adore any excuse to spread earthbath LOVE. And who doesn’t love looking at adorable photos of puppies, kittens, dogs, cats, bunnies, birds, horses, and any combination of animals you have that are clearly best friends and show it? To spread the love with other earthbath fans and for a chance to win a basketful of earthbath goodies or the earthbath product of your choice, Make sure to do the following by September 30:Read the rest of the article
Pain, arthritis, digestive problems, kidney failure, allergies, anxiety: these are just some of the ailments and illnesses that acupuncture can effectively treat.
…in animals. As holistic therapies become more and more common for people in the West, so too are they becoming accepted forms of treatment for pets here too (though according to the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, acupuncture has been used on animals for at least 3000 years!). Read on to find out how this ancient form of medical treatment can help your pet!
More research has unearthed (pun completely intended!) a pretty comprehensive study conducted on “scent-rubbing” (not to be confused with “scent-marking,” which transfers the animal’s individual scent to the environment, most effectively accomplished by “territory marking” through urinating and defecating, but also (especially in cats) by rubbing up against things). A study of wolves and another study in hyenas (unfortunately, no similar studies have been found in domestic dogs) showed that scent-rubbing is an “unconditioned response”, which means that it’s an instinct, simple as that.Read the rest of the article
Summertime brings with it longer days, sun-drenched vacations, and necessary escapes to the nearest body of water to cool down. For dogs who like to hit the lake, beach, or pool with you, this increased time in the water also increases the risk of painful ear infections. When water enters the ear canal, the perfect environment – dark and wet – is created for bacterial and yeast to grow in. Read on for more tips on preventing ear infections in your summertime swimmers!Read the rest of the article
You’re taking your dog for a walk, perhaps down a verdant trail through the forest, or maybe along the beach, when your dog starts sniffing the ground with a bit more “focus” than is usual. He then starts acting as though he’s sniffed out the most delicious, intoxicating scent and is no longer responding to […]Read the rest of the article
Is your dog an “Aristocrat,” “Rebel, or “Commando?” Or perhaps he’s one of the other nine identified personality types as measured by the “Canine Behavioral Type Index” (CBTI), coincidentally similar in concept and acronym to the oft-used personality type index for humans, the Myers-Briggs Type Index, or MBTI. Read on to find out more about Canine Personality Testing, and what your dog’s personality might be.Read the rest of the article