Tips to Go Green for Pet Owners

April 23, 2009 at 1:01 AM Leave a comment

Happy Earth Day everyone! I’m sure all of you have taken consideration on how to be more “green” around the house. However, have you ever considered how to get your pets to be more “green” too? Of course you have to take steps to help reduce your pet’s carbon footprint. And I have some great resources just for that.

Go Green for Dogs

Go Green for Horses

Go Green for Fish

Go Green for Cats

And if you have a reptile, bird or small animal you can use leftover fresh veggies to go green in your garden. Make a compost pile!

Inside the AnimalNetwork Community – Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Barkin’ Back from DogChannel
Looking for a dog park or perhaps you now of a great dog park that you want to let other dog owners know about? DogChannel has published the new online feather “The Dog Park Locator.” You can submit photos of your local dog park, rate your favorites, and find a new place to play with your pooch.

If you’re looking for a way to reduce your dog’s carbon footprints check out DogChannel’s “Guilt-Free Dog Product Guide.”

The Cat’s Meow from CatChannel
CatChannel expert Jeanne Adlon gives an inside look on how an indoor cat can get fleas and how to get rid of them.

Cat enthusiasts can celebrate Earth Day by checking out the latest film released today by Walt Disney Studios: “Earth.” The new film is a nature documentary, featuring big cats and other animal families.

From the Flock at BirdChannel
It’s spring and that means it’s time for spring cleaning. Download BirdChannel’s spring cleaning checklist to know what else to clean this spring.

Bird behavior expert Sally Blanchard answers the question “Is it possible for different bird species to mate?

In the Herp World at ReptileChannel
I’m excited! ReptileChannel has a new exclusive video for your Tortoise enthusiasts. Russ Case, editor of Reptiles magazine, gives you information on tortoise feeding and nutrition.

Margaret A. Wissman, DVM, DABVP, gives you information on how to clean, disinfect and sanitize a reptile cage.

Out At Sea from FishChannel
This week Freshwater and Marine Aquarium magazine editors Clay Jackson and Ethan Mizer share their opinions on House Resolution 669 in their blogs entries
Don’t Ban Our Fish!” and “Tea Party and HR 669.”

Are you looking for something different to include in your tank? Perhaps you should consider freshwater shrimp. Freshwater shrimp may be the next big thing to have in your aquarium.

Critter Chatter from SmallAnimalChannel
Guinea Pig expert Shannon Cauthen gives suggestions on how to keep guinea pigs from kicking the bedding out of the cage

SmallAnimalChannel blogger Shellyane Bryan shares video and updates on her latest efforts to teach her rats new tricks.

At The Stable from HorseChannel
HorseChannel shared a great two part article on “Can an Abused Horse Be Saved?” Part One gives tips on how to help a horse with a troubled past, and how to know if you’re up to the challenge of helping an abused horse. Part Two gives tips on how to regain trust and start the rehabilitation process.

Racehorse careers aren’t very long and thousands of well-bred athlete horses are retired from the track life. Thankfully Thoroughbred fans and organizations like the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) take horses whose racing days are over, retrain them and find new homes for them.


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