It’s easy to find information about going green in our own lives, but it can be a bit challenging raising pets sustainably. Here are a few ways to make more sustainable choices in animal care, both for the health of your best friend and for the earth:
- Start by finding your furry (or not-so-furry) friend in a responsible manner. This article gives all kinds of wonderful advice from adoption, to getting pets spayed/neutered, to using products that are safe for your animal.
- Watch what they eat. Check out this awesome article from our blog on the importance of choosing your pet’s food carefully.
- Learn how to care for them. This article has information on fleas and bathing and responsible ways to keep your pets healthy and hygienic.
*Disclaimer: This article is mostly geared toward those with dogs and cats. Not all options work for all animals. Please do research before putting your animal at risk.
Written by Mariah Greico, Class of 2018
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