These days, there’s a great choice of humanely-produced pet foods from manufacturers who support sustainable production. Many natural pet foods are made from whole ingredients and do not contain artificial preservatives. Organic pet foods are made from ingredients that are raised or grown without manufactured pesticides and fertilizers, drugs or hormones.
During the chaos of a hurricane or an evacuation pets are at great risk of running away or being left behind. According to Dr. Robyn Jaynes, PetSmart Inc.’s vet in residence, "the best way to keep your pets safe is simply to prepare, just as you would for the rest of your family."
Dr. Robyn recommends the following tips to Pet Parents:
When the American Kennel Club began designating dogs into different groups it was evident that a category was needed for the breeds that were arguably difficult to place in any of the other groups. These dogs were placed in the Non-Sporting Group. This group & Read more ï¿½
For dogs: Degradable doggie bags reduce your impact on landfills. Who wants to think of their pet’s waste enshrined in plastic and buried for years to come? Did you know that grocery store plastic bags can take decades to degrade and cannot be composted? Can them in favor of something that’s better for the environment.
The stereotype of the 1930s "dog catcher" is as outdated as silent movies.
Is the economy nipping at your wallet? Make your pet budget go further with these handy tips:
Going green? Well don’t leave your pets in the dark ages! Each month we’ll give you a new tip that helps people and their pets make a positive impact on the environment.
Green Paw Print Tip #1: Protect wildlife.
If you witnessed animal abuse, would you know what to do?
Most people feel powerless when they see an animal in need. They wonder who to call to get help for a pet that has no access to food, water or shelter or that may even be suffering from physical abuse. They worry & Read more ï¿½
The first clay-based kitty litter was originally marketed as poultry nesting material. Ed Lowe of Cassopolis, Michigan, created a clay pellet mixture called Fuller's Earth, but local farmers weren't buying it. On a cold January day in 1948, Kay Draper - desperate because the sand that she used to fill her cat's litter box was frozen solid - gave Lowe's & Read more ï¿½