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    Don’t Shop for a Pet… Adopt One!

    Editor’s note: As someone who’s always adopted his pets (including the wife’s two horses), I was really pleased when Environment 911’s Amy Lizee approached me with this post. Want to get more information on the environmental costs of stray animals? Check out my earlier post on stray animals and sustainability. Since National Homeless Animal Day is […] More

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    How to Raise an Eco-Friendly Puppy

    “Can I have a puppy?” It’s inevitable.  Just about every young child is going to ask this question at some point.  You walk by the pet store in the mall, and suddenly, your little boy’s world revolves entirely around getting a puppy at some point in his very near future.  But, what does that mean […] More

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    Healthy, Sustainable Dog Treats

    Yesterday I wrote about choosing a healthy food for your dog. Like most commercial dog food, many of the dog treats out there are full of fillers and low-quality meat. Here’s a recipe for soy-free, corn-free, and wheat-free dog treats. They’re made from sardines, a fish species that’s high in omega-3 fatty acids, low in […] More

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    Choosing a Healthy Dog Food

    Two weeks ago Becky wrote a post about natural cat food. I’m equally concerned about what I feed my dog. The ingredients in commercial dog food and treats are generally pretty questionable. Dogs have a difficult time digesting corn, soy, and wheat, but these three products are typically found at the top of popular brands’ […] More