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Don’t Shop for a Pet… Adopt One!

Editor’s note: As someone who’s always adopted his pets (including the wife’s two horses), I was really pleased when Environment 911’s Amy Lizee approached me with this post. Want to get more information on the environmental costs of stray animals? Check out my earlier post on stray animals and sustainability. Since National Homeless Animal Day is […]

August 2nd

How to Raise an Eco-Friendly Puppy

“Can I have a puppy?” It’s inevitable.  Just about every young child is going to ask this question at some point.  You walk by the pet store in the mall, and suddenly, your little boy’s world revolves entirely around getting a puppy at some point in his very near future.  But, what does that mean […]

April 18th

A 2011 Resolution: Make Your Own Dog Treats

Ah, dearest January. Month of our grand ideas and schemes to lose 20 pounds in the next year, never eat another piece of non-organic fruit again, be ready for bikini season a month in advance, renovate the entire house in the trendiest and greenest fashion, eat only super foods, sell the cars for charity and […]

January 10th

Earth Pups: Chicago Woman Fulfills Dream of Green Doggy Daycare

Julie Thomas had been working for LaSalle Bank for ten years when she got her final assignment. She was transferred to Chicago to sell the bank-essentially, to sell herself out of a job. In that situation, most people of Thomas’ ilk would have begun the search for another corporate career. But with new-found freedom and […]

June 25th

Life Goggles: Picking Up What Your Dog Left Behind

Editor’s note: Today we begin a content partnership with Life Goggles, a site devoted to “Green reviews, news, and interviews.” Each week, we’ll publish one of LG’s product reviews on one of our network sites. As a dog owner, I was immediately drawn to this post, which was originally published on Wednesday, February 14, 2008.  […]

February 18th