Rainy Day Dog Walking Essentials

rainy day dog walking essentials

Walking your dog on the regular provides them with good exercise — but what do you do when the weather changes and rain starts to fall? While some breeds enjoy being outside when it’s wet, there are some dogs that won’t be keen to go on their walk when it’s raining at all. There is […]

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People Foods That Are Safe For Dogs

which human foods are safe for dogs

It’s not uncommon to see sad puppy dog eyes looking up at you while you’re making food in the kitchen, or sitting at the dining room table enjoying your meal. Unfortunately, a lot of human foods can be unhealthy or downright dangerous for dogs. So, which people foods are safe for dogs? Carrots – Carrots […]

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How to Prepare Your Home for a New Puppy

how to prepare your home for a new puppy

So it’s finally happening – you are fixing up your home for a new addition to the family – a brand new puppy! This will be such a joyful and exciting time in the house, but also a little scary if you aren’t prepared. We have all the tips to welcome your furry friend into […]

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Common Plants that Are Dangerous for Dogs and Cats

dangerous plants for dogs and cats

Spring is finally here and the flowers are blooming! They are beautiful, but some plants are dangerous for dogs and cats. Whether you’re decorating your house with blooms or letting your pets run outside near the garden, you should understand what types of plants are dangerous for them. Some pets will chew on a plant’s […]

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Is Tea Tree Oil Safe for Dogs and Cats?

Is tea tree oil safe for dogs and cats?

Is Tea Tree Oil Safe for Dogs and Cats? Lots of people love using tea tree oil for skin conditions due to its antibacterial properties and refreshing scent, but is tea tree oil safe for pets? The good news is that more natural dog grooming supplies are including tea tree oil in their blends because […]

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Top 5 Ingredients to Avoid in a Natural Pet Shampoo 

Natural Dog Shampoo

The Top 5 Ingredients to Avoid in a Natural Pet Shampoo In recent years, a growing percentage of pet owners are turning to natural pet shampoo options to keep their furry friends clean. While this is a fantastic trend that we at earthbath are very excited about (after all, we started making natural shampoos back […]

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3 Tips for Safe Outdoor Play

Now that the weather is warming up, we hope your dogs have been enjoying more time outside! Here are 3 tips for ensuring that unsupervised playtime is not only fun but safe: 1. Fencing – A dog-proof fence is key to maintaining a safe place for your dog to run and play. The height of the […]

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Tips for Flying with Pets

6 Tips for Flying with Pets It’s always fun to visit family and friends or take a vacation, but it can be difficult to take your pets aboard the plane.  Especially, if you don’t prepare for it. So for those of you getting ready to take a little trip on an airplane, here are five […]

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Home Check-up

Have you ever noticed your dog being a little sluggish or felt like something just wasn’t right, but didn’t think it merited a visit to the veterinarian?  If you’ve ever felt this way you may want to learn how to check your dog’s vital signs at home and write down what your pet’s normal vital […]

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Don't Forget About Fido!

With the recent severe weather patterns and State of Emergency in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, you’re probably giving more thought to Emergency Preparedness. That is a good thing, but please don’t forget about Fido! Here are some tips to making sure one of the most valuable members of your family will also be protected […]

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Don't forget to protect your pets on the 4th of July!

The Fourth of July holiday is right around the corner, and in all of the excitement and people-hubbub, it’s easy to forget about pets.

Fireworks can be terrifying for some cats and dogs, according to the Humane Society. Dogs and cats tend to have super-sensitive ears, and the sounds of fireworks going off can make them feel like they are under attack. They respond by retreating, hiding and worse, running away. According to Humane Society CEO Beth Ward, more dogs run away on the Fourth of July than on any other day. The Humane Society of the United States reports that animal shelters across the country are used to receiving “July 4th Dogs:” dogs who run off during fireworks celebrations and are rescued by animal control officers or helpful citizens who take them to the safety of a local shelter. To prevent your dogs from panic, we’ve compiled this list of precautions to protect your pet this Fourth of July, so everyone in your family can enjoy a fun and safe holiday!

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