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8 Ways To Be An Eco-Friendly Dog Owner


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, pets, greenliving, protection )

Cher
- 75 days ago - greenerideal.com
How can a dog be bad for the environment? Aren't they part of it? Although they may be animals, our dogs aren't like wild wolves. They aren't adapted to the natural environment, but rather to human needs and desires which, as anyone concerned about the



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Julie Botsch (12)
Friday January 31, 2014, 8:52 am
Thank You.
 

Barbara D. (107)
Friday January 31, 2014, 10:16 am
Good, common sense measures that are easy (or more convenient) to overlook. I could write a book about the suggestions in #5, but I'll just remind folks that when you end up with a flea infestation it's going to cost hundreds of dollars and take a lot of chemicals to remedy.
Please don't use OTC flea products sold in grocers and pet shops. They can be very toxic to dogs, especially small breeds, and they can and do kill cats.
 

Kenneth Davies (0)
Friday January 31, 2014, 1:31 pm
Thank you
 

Birgit W. (135)
Friday January 31, 2014, 1:55 pm
Thanks.
 

Kamia T. (59)
Friday January 31, 2014, 2:35 pm
Best toy I've found, that keeps their breath fresh and teeth clean, is large-sized bones. It's recycling, because they come from processing plants and would otherwise have filled dumps. Plus as they chew them down, they're getting calcium too. Rubber toys are not sustainable, and instead of building a separate dog house, just let your pups inside. They'll be happier being with you!
 

Debbie Tate (17)
Friday January 31, 2014, 3:45 pm
Noted but do not want a biodegradable dog house! Recycled I understand but why would I want a dog house that would degrade? Personally my dogs don't need a dog house, they are part of the family and live inside with the rest of the family!
 

. (0)
Friday January 31, 2014, 4:49 pm
Great tips, Cher. Thanks for sharing.
 

Elizabeth M. (62)
Friday January 31, 2014, 10:49 pm
Thank You Cher. Noted,
 

Panchali Yapa (5)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 1:46 am
Thank you :)
 

Sara P. (54)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 11:28 am
My house is the kingdome of a cat but well....thanks Cher :))))
 

Michael A. (25)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 11:29 am
noted
 

Ruth S. (404)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 12:19 pm
Well said Debbie Tate.
 

Arlene C. (106)
Saturday February 1, 2014, 5:18 pm
lu
 

Lynn Carin LadySeastar (431)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 9:11 pm
Noted and Thanks for sharing these ideas.
 

Jennifer H. (0)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 7:51 pm
Good ideas. Thanks.
 
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