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I bought a non-toxic mattress for myself and thought my dog should have a healthy bed too. To my surprise, a non-toxic pet bed can be hard to find. Why is a toxin-free bed so important? Our pets spend almost all day on their bed or on your couch that could be filled with chemicals. […]

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In my last post, Chemicals in your mattress may hurt your pet’s health, I covered non-toxic mattresses. Specifically what the various mattress certifications mean, a few suggestions of healthier mattresses to buy and a chemical-free platform bed frame. In this blog, I will go over a few options for non-toxic plant-based pillows, bed sheets (15% […]

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Whether your pet sleeps on your bed with you or in your bedroom on their own non-toxic dog bed or cat bed, the bedding you own could be off-gassing. Pets can suffer from various health issues such as seizures when exposed to too many chemicals. People have experienced migraines, respiratory issues and have stated that […]

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Over the last few months, I have had several people tell me their pets have cancer. While this news made me cry, I also wanted to see what it is I could do to try to help battle it and ease their pain. I immediately started to pull information from articles I have already written […]

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For a long time, I was cleaning my floor with eco-friendly cleaning products and a sponge mop. This method really started to bother me for a few reasons. First I had to replace the sponge regularly and then it got tossed in the trash. That’s not eco-friendly. The second reason was I didn’t feel it […]

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Originally written Feb. 2008, reposted June 2013 Pet waste is an environmental hazard It is a warm spring day and you decide to indulge yourself by taking a walk barefoot in the grass. As you stroll along you feel like your in “heaven” and then you step in a pile of dog feces. Ugh crap! […]

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Eco-friendly Pet Collars & Green Dog Leashes In a previous article, we spoke about the possible negative health effects of pet collars. In it, I recommend walking your dog by a harness to keep prevent neck & spine injury. I do believe dog collars should be worn but for the purpose of attaching your pets id tag. […]

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Originally published April 2008, reposted Oct. 2012 10 Tips to reduce your dog & cats carbon paw print 1. Use natural cleaning products: Many conventional cleaning product contain chemicals that have been know to effect various organs. Pets groom themselves on a regular basis and therefore could be indirectly ingesting these chemicals. 2. Get a […]

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Originally published May 2009, reposted June 2012 As a passionate pet parent, dog walker and pet sitter, I thought I knew everything I needed to know about fleas. For several years I have successfully treated my dog with natural products and methods to keep fleas away. If I find a few on my dog it […]

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