Category: Pets and Animals


Euthanasia: Danger to Animals, Health, Society

There is no excuse for the killing of millions of innocent, healthy, adoptable animals–who could be placed elsewhere.  Plus, the cruelty that is used to euthanize these loving animals, speaks volumes about the values of our current society.
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Contagious Viruses Spread at Dog Parks: Even in Cold Weather

Thanks for stopping by my new Natural News blog, “For Pets and Their People.”  Remember, the more people we can reach, the more animals–and their people–we can help! Note: Please visit my related post Rescue Ranch blog (see post that…

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5 Benefits of Chemical-Free Pet Shampoo

If you’re like many pet owners, your furry friend is a true companion. Some even compare their pets to their children!
If you feel this strongly about your pet, why would you want to use a pet shampoo that is…

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Natural Flea Powder for Pets

In November 2000, a report issued by the US Natural Resources Defense Council found that pest-control products can expose adults and children to toxic pesticides in concentrations up to 500 times the safe levels established by the US Environmental Protection…

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Outdoor Shower Ideas for Outdoor Activities

Maintaining proper hygiene while outdoors is extremely important. This is because cleanliness is one of the first steps for ensuring basic preventative medicine. For example, rashes or skin abrasions will be less likely to flare up while outdoors camping or…

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Are Dogs Good for Kids?

Dogs are overwhelmingly the most popular family pet in the U.S, with an estimated 47% of us having at least one in our homes. Dogs are also generally the pet of choice for children as their playful and inquisitive natures…

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Homemade Alternatives: Shampoo and Conditioner

Maintaining proper hair hygiene is extremely important for keeping hair healthy. Without proper hair hygiene hair may become too oily, frizzy, and damaged from split ends. Simply by washing hair with both shampoo and conditioner several times a week hair…

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DIY: Homemade Cat and Dog Food

It is important to maintain homemade cat and dog food recipes because just like the human body our pet’s bodies also need the proper amount of carbohydrates, protein, and vitamins as part of their daily diet in order to maintain…

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3 Reasons Why You Gotta Get Rid of Cat Fleas (And How)

Fleas are annoying. Fleas are gross. That reddish color “dirt” that you often find in your pets bedding when they have fleas is actually feces from the fleas. They drink blood. Bites itch like crazy. That there is plenty reason…

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Pet Blogger: New Writer Joins to Help Pets and Their People

This pet blogger hopes to inform; educate; entertain and make you think, but most of all, will make you fall in love with animals!
As a new Natural News pet blogger, I had a very complex post planned for today–but…

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