I am gradually trying going green myself, but I've found that these things do take time. So I'm taking it one small step at a time. This month, I'm trying a few new natural pet products from Only Natural Pet with my dog. If I'm going green, I think it's only fair that my furry family member gets to go green too. After all, Only Natural Pet was founded on the belief that a natural lifestyle contributes to longer and healthier lives for our pets.
I've also got a few ideas for you on simple ways to go green and help your pet live a healthy and green life. If you're up for the challenge, here are some recommendations.
Natural Flea Repellents
I used to work in a veterinary hospital. We mostly recommended using products that contain chemicals and pesticides in them. In recent years, I had noticed more and more pet owners talking about going green and using a more natural flea repellent. Truthfully, I never was able to find a good natural flea repellent or natural flea remedies.
|Applying Shiner's natural flea repellent.|
I wanted to try a natural flea repellent that I didn't need to apply everyday. So this month, I'm using Only Natural Pet Herbal Defense Squeeze-On Dog Flea Control. So far so good, but I'll have a full review for everyone next month. Natural doesn't always mean "safe", so I am so glad that I can trust the formulation on this product. All of Only Natural Pet's products are formulated by a holistic veterinarian to be biologically appropriate for cats and/or dogs.
One step you can take for this challenge is to try and find a natural flea repellent that works well for you and your dog or cat. It's the season for fleas anyways, so going green for flea control can benefit both of you!
Natural Dog Treats
Giving your dog natural dog treats is one of the easiest ways you can transition to a healthy and green life. As I mentioned above, junk food is everywhere in the grocery store. Well, the same can be said for the dog treats on the shelves. Junk food might be OK every now and then, but I've found that Shiner really loves the more natural dog treats better anyways.
|Jumping up for a natural dog treat!|
She had a taste of her very first Bully Stick from Only Natural Pet over the weekend and was in love! Only Natural Pet uses human quality ingredients and are made with human quality standards.
Natural Pet Food
This is something I struggle with. I am on a strict budget with Shiner's diet and I haven't found that perfect natural dog food that fits into my budget yet. I also am in no position to feed her a home-cooked diet or a raw diet right now. As much as I'd love to give this a try some day, I am just too worried that it won't be nutritionally perfect for my dog.
That's why I'm always keeping my eyes open for a natural dog food that I don't have to cook or prepare myself. I've found quite a few natural pet food choices from Only Natural Pet and am really excited to see how they work out for my own dog.
You can even try adding natural veggies like carrots, sweet potato, or green beans to your dog's diet. Try some things out and see what they like.
My #PawNatural Pledge
This month, I'm going green with my dog and I invite you to do the same with your dog or cat. I'm using a natural flea repellent, feeding natural dog treats, and natural dog food. Keep an eye out for a full review of some of the products mentioned above in a few weeks.
If you're interested in trying some natural pet products with your dog or cat, take a look at Only Natural Pet's long list of pet supplies on Pet360. There is something there for everyone and this challenge should be no problem with such a large selection of natural pet products! Remember to take things one step at a time.
Let me know what kind of ideas you have for going green with your pet in the comments!
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