Weather it is watering, trimming, clipping, planting, racking, shoveling, or weeding, Harley is right by my side observing these skillful tasks.
My favorite time of day is gardening and having Harley there admiring is just the more fun.
When watering the vegetable garden Harley rest next to the ...Read More
Do You Know The Benefits Of A Raw Food Dogs Diet?
Dogs are more then just darlings of your family. They like to play and eat up. What is a dog that doesn't like to get into a little bit of mischief every now and then? To many of my friends they are like their children. Like youngsters, sustenance is very essential to y...Read More
Is your dog stressed out? Well, there is a great product you can use that will help reduce your dogs stress level and its called melatonin. It is a great alternative to traditional medication because it is natural- it relieves dog stress like St Johns Wart will reduce depression in humans.
You can use Melatonin for many specific stress relate...Read More
My interest to find holistic, or at least non prescriptive, solutions for anxiety treatment in city dogs stems from my general belief in limiting drugs in my own system whenever possible. Of course with an abstract ailment like anxiety caused from chemical imbalance, the challenge to find a holistic approach can be difficult, in dogs and in huma...Read More
For many pet owners, the mention of holistic medicine conjures up images of incense-filled rooms with baskets of herbs and a multitude of candles. But, increasing numbers of pet owners actually seek out veterinarians who incorporate alternative or complementary therapies in their practice. Is there science to support their beliefs?
There has been a big trend in going ‘green’ recently. That’s because, for many people, they are concerned about the long- term impact that humans have on the environment and the ozone layer.
Going green also means other things for other people that don‘t necessarily buy into global warming, like being able to sustai...Read More
The nutritional benefits of organic food have been called into question by new research which shows wild garden birds prefer conventional seed to that which has been organically- grown.
A three-year study by Newcastle University has found that wild birds are not swayed by the organic label, but instead prefer the more prote...Read More
e Holistic Cat, written by Jennifer Coscia, offers advice on natural cat care. The author, experienced both as a nutritionist and head of an animal rescue organization, gives helpful tips on a wide range of topics. A reader will find advice on veterinarians, medicines, illnesses, travel arrangements, and potential hazards. They will learn about...Read More
The organic food movement has been extremely successful in selling food for animals as well as their owners, and the market research firm Packaged Facts found that the market has doubled in size over the past five years to 1.5 billion dollars. Itâ€™s not hard to see why holistic pet foods have become popular-- people love their pets. They o...Read More
Is your dog suffering from some ailment? Thankfully, there are plenty of natural green treatments and remedies you can use. The best part is that you can use these products for everyday issues (or problems you might encounter) without having to rely so heavily on prescriptions and medications.
Go ahead! Try these everyday products out and se...Read More
Drinking clean, healthy water is important for all dog’s health. That’s because access to clean water is vital for all living things- dogs being no exception. Not surprising, considering a dog’s body is at least 70% water.
All that water does a lot of important things for dogs, like: flushing out waste, carrying nutrients t...Read More
As cute as it may be, what do you think of the baby drinking the water out of the dog bowl in the picture? What if you had to drink out of your dog’s water bowl? Your probably thinking…EWWW!! Is that safe? Or is it even hygienic?
While, admittedly, most dogs eat and drink anything- even water from the toilet, you may need to be...Read More
Putting your dog on a ‘green’ diet is simpler than you might think. A green dog diet can consist of foods that you eat on a regular basis, or already have in your refrigerator.
The first primary ingredient that should be put in a dog’s diet is meat. Most meat doesn’t have to be cooked (except fish), but it does have to...Read More
As much as people may love animals, mice-- more specifically, unwanted house mice-- are difficult to abide. Not only is having wild rodents running through your house an uncomfortable prospect, but such vermin can cause damage to the household and leave diseases. On the other hand, methods of extermination can be hazardous to the environmens, be...Read More
There are many ways to celebrate Earth Day or to become more green this year with your pet. All types of pets are able to celebrate the Earth with their owners. Here are some ideas to get you started:
1. Switch to biodegradable waste pickup bags .
2. Pick up trash on walks.
3. Use organic kitty litter.
4. Choose natural or safe recyc...Read More
What is organic food and what makes it better and more expensive?
Organic foods are grown without the “benefit” of pesticides and weed control chemicals
This makes the crop or animal more costly to produce
It takes more labor to wage war on bugs and weeds without long-lasting chemicals
For ...Read More
Deciding to go green is a great choice, but it can be difficult to figure out how to do it. Just because a package says natural or organic does not necessarily mean it is the greenest choice. Here are nine products to help you get started living green with your pet. They cover everything from play to grooming and even exercise.
Since cats and dogs typically have the carbon footprint of vehicles, being an environmentally conscious pet owner is important. And the best part? Any pet owner can learn how to be ‘green’.
Growing up, my parents were always conscious about the environment and doing things more naturally- way before it was the ‘in‘ th...Read More
Making dog food (that you can eat too!!) is a great way to start out in the quest for organic food consumption. Try out these simple dishes that are sure to please.
Chicken and Fruit Mix
2 cups diced and cooked chicken
1 can of drained and cut peaches
2 sticks of celery
½ cup parsley or other herbs
½ c...Read More