Category Archives: Green Living

How to Reduce Your Carbon Pawprint

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The quickly growing Green Movement for a more eco-friendly way of life got The Dogington Post wondering what steps our readers can take to reduce your carbon pawprint. Here are a few great ideas, provided by Dog News Daily. How to Reduce Your Carbon Pawprint If you’re looking to get a dog, make sure to…

Earth-Friendly Ideas for Dog Owners

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Because we all have a duty to do our part in protecting the planet for future generations, choosing to live a “green” life with your pooch is a great route to take. Becoming eco-friendly doesn’t have to be tough. Many online boutiques now offer various organic and environmentally friendly dog products for you to choose…

5 Ways to “Go Green” With Your Dog

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A very common misconception about being eco-friendly is that it tends to be more expensive than simply living a not-so sustainable life. Actually, this is hardly the case. In fact, there are numerous ways for you to care for the environment without breaking the bank. Becoming Eco-friendly with Fido Although dogs don’t really worry about…

Flower Essences For Health and Behavior Problems With Dogs

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Like in homeopathy, flower essences for dogs are among the most widespread natural remedies used in effectively treating various dog health problems like canine behavioral issues and emotional imbalances. These essences are extracts taken from certain parts of different kinds of flowers, trees, plants, and bushes. In recent times, this alternative solution in supporting and…

How to Nourish Your Dog & Save Our Wetlands at the Same Time!

Nutria, a semi-aquatic mammal native to South America, have become a pest in coastal areas of North America for more than 2 decades. The rodents, similar in size to a small beaver, are directly responsible for the destruction of over 100,000 acres of coastal wetlands and impact native species such as otter, muskrat, beaver, birds,…

Infographic: What Happens When You Don’t Pick Up Your Dog’s Poop?

It’s totally natural. Wild dogs don’t pick up and bag their poop, so why should I? It’s like fertilizer, I’m helping the grass to grow. My dog is healthy, there’s no germs in his poop.   Sound familiar? These are just a sampling of the excuses pet parents use to justify not picking up their…

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Dog

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Monday, April 22nd is Earth Day! Show your love for our planet with these 7 ways to celebrate Earth Day with your dog, from Cesar’s Way: 1. Cut down on waste that takes space and switch to biodegradable poop bags. The bags decompose in about the same amount of time as an apple. 2. Overpopulation,…

VIDEO: Save Money – Make Safe, Quality Dog Shampoo

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Although there are plenty of safe, dog-friendly commercial shampoos available for our four-legged little companions, there are still some dog owners who prefer making their own. Preparing your own doggie shampoo is quite easy, and the homemade version often costs much less than the commercial products you see in the marketplace. Plus, in addition to…

Dangers of Composting To Your Dog

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The EPA sings the praises of composting. It enriches the soil, helps prevent polution and reduces the need for water, fertilizers, and pesticides.  But did you know that it can also seriously hurt or kill your dog? There are significant dangers of composting to your dog, as revealed by ZooToo. If you have pets, take…

Reduce Your Dog’s Carbon Footprint

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We all know one of the mantras of green living is “recycle,” and that applies to our dogs’ toys as well. A second key word in the “green” lexicon is “organic.” Who doesn’t love an organic cotton tee? But are you aware of dog collars and toys made with organic cotton?  I wasn’t. Thanks to…

Three Easy Tips for Living Green with a Dog

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There are so many great tips on living green with a dog. It seems people are coming up with more and more all the time.  I came across these three recently at PetMD.com and thought, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Here are three easy tips for living green with a dog 1. Reuse If…

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