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pet | The Green Beagle - Part 2

Cause 4 Paws Rescue Fundraiser

Cause 4 Paws
Cause 4 Paws

 

Cause 4 Paws is having an amazing fundraiser with the help of Jennifer Ishimoto. Help Cause 4 Paws raise money by buying super cute jewelry and accessories! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so make your spending count and help a good cause. Your hunny and some great animals will all benefit.

 

 

When:
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 8:00am through Friday, February 17, 2012 at 11:30pm
Where:
Click Here!
Description:
Jennifer Ishimoto makes amazing jewelry. I purchased a couple pieces and I love them!!!! Help Cause 4 Paws and please buy something pretty for yourself or someone else. Remember, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you can never go wrong with jewelry!!
Please pass this on to your friends and family!

Just in time for Valentines Day Jennifer Ishimoto Designs is extending a terrific fundraising opportunity to Cause 4 Paws! She is going to donate between 20-35% of all sales purchased by us
from her hip, fun website as an avenue for us to raise needed
funds!
Jennifer Ishimoto creates custom, chic & fun artfully-crafted original jewelry and special photo keepsakes and has a special section devoted to pet lovers (all of us)! Jennifer is going to award a $25 Gift Card to one lucky person who fills
out this entry form

Through the end of January all rings are 25% Off!

**PLEASE IDENTIFY YOURSELVES AS A “Cause 4 Paws Fan” SO THAT THE ORDER GOES INTO THE FUNDRAISER!**

Organic Homemade Kitty Treats

Organic Homemade Kitty Treats

Organic Homemade Kitty Treats

 

 

Over the holidays I usually purchase my friends and families pets safe and organic treats for the holidays but it never really occurred to me to make them myself. I know it is a little more time consuming but with all of the other holiday backing going on why not right? I found this quick and simple cat treat recipe that any cat would love.

Supplies:
cookie sheet
½ cup organic whole wheat flour
½ cup non-fat, organic powdered milk
½ cup cooked and chopped organic chicken
1 tbs. organic vegetable oil
1 organic egg, beaten
¼ cup water
1 tbs. chopped, fresh organic catnip

1. Mix together the powdered milk, flour and catnip in a bowl.
2. Add the egg, organic chicken, vegetable oil and water and mix until dough becomes sticky.
3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
4. Grease the cookie sheet to make sure the treats don’t stick.
5. Form treats in to any shape or size you like. You can even use cookie cutters if you have ones small enough.
6. Place on cookie sheets to bake for 10 minutes.
7. Take out of oven and flip treats to cook for another 10 minutes so they cook evenly on both sides.
8. Remove treats from the oven and let cool before giving them to your kitty.

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“Santa Paws” Photos with Santa!

Santa Paw's Photos with Santa

Santa Paw's Photos with Santa

 

 

 

 

 

Santa Paws” Photos with Santa!

Location: Martha Clara Vineyards

Hosted By: Kent Animal Shelter, Nancy Stalker Swett

For: Kent Animal Shelter

Info: We’ll get your pet to pose with Santa, and you can join in too! Don’t have a pet but want to help homeless animals at Kent Animal Shelter? You can pose with one of our adoptable pets.

The Martha Clara Vineyards pet-friendly tasting room will be open. Say hello to a few adoptable Kent pets!

Suggested donation of $10 per photo

The FURminator

The FURminator

The FURminator

 

 

 

It’s that time of year where your fur baby is shedding to puff up for their winter coat. Personally my I have to vacuum and dust everyday to keep us from being over whelmed by fur from all 4 of our little lovies. The last time we took our pups to the local pet store they recommended The FURminator a million times to us. They even brushed out both of our babies to show us how well it worked.
I’m not going to lie that sucker literally got the hair off in no time flat and for whatever reason the pooches didn’t even put up their normal fight about being brushed. The groomer at the store even said you could use it on cats (of which we have 2) if we wanted. The little button on the top of the brush even removes the hair from the brush for you.
I am seriously in love with The FURminator. My house needs to be vacuum and dusted only 3 times a week now haha. If you haven’t tried The FURminator yet and you are being overwhelmed by your pets shedding I really do suggest it. The FURminator is a little pricey but to be honest it was completely worth it. If you prefer to take your pet to be groomed go ahead but apparently this is the very brush they are all using.
Right now Only Natural Pet Store is having a pretty cool sale to help reduce the cost of your FURminator Coupon Code NATURALPET15 – 15% Off Only Natural Pet Brand Products!

Coupon Code ECOFRIEND - 10% Off Eco-Friendly Dog & Cat Products

CocoTherapy For Your Pet

Coco Therapy

Coco Therapy

I take coconut oil for myself and I know the benefits coconut oilhas on humans but apparently Coco Therapy is just as healthy for your cat or dog. Coco Therapy has pretty much the same benefits as it does for us. There is nothing more important than making sure your pet is well cared for and healthy. Coco Therapy used as a regiment can really be beneficial to the overall health of the pet you love so much. I would start off in small doses to make sure you pet doesn’t have any allergies to coconut oil.
You can bake coconut oil into treats, add it to their food or even let them lick it right off of your hand.

Features:
Coco Therapy Coconut Oil is by far the best and richest natural source of lauric acid (the other source- human breast milk). Lauric acid fights and destroys viruses and various pathogenic bacteria.
Coco TherapyCoconut Oil besides being a great source of dietary fiber, provide animo acids and antioxidants; are rich in medium chain fatty acids (lauric, capric, and caprylic acids), and provide many other health benefits. Coconut chips will also gently elevate the metabolism, provides a higher level of energy and vitality, speeds healing, and can help overweight pets lose weight and sedentary pets feel more energetic. Even more it can enhance the skin and coat, improve digestion, and reduce allergic reactions.
These treats are the perfect alternative to yucky, over processed pet treats that are made with artificial ingredients.
Recommended Dosage: 1 teaspoon per 10 pounds of body weight or 1 tablespoon per 30 pounds of body weight. Start slowly and then build up.
A great way to feed: place the coconut oil in your palm and let the warmth of your hard melt the oil, then let your dog or cat lick it from your hand. This is a great way to bond.

Benefits:
•Clears up skin conditions such as eczema flea allergies, contact dermatitis, and itchy skin.
•Makes coats sleek and glossy.
•Deodorizes doggy odor
•Reduces bad breath
•Regulate and balance insulin and thyroid levels
•Help with arthritis or ligament problems
•Speeds health of cuts, wounds, hot spots, and insenct bites and stings when applied topically.
Coco Therapy Coconut Products are 100% pure and natural:
•Non-GMO (genetically modified organism)
•Cold pressed
•Hexane-free
•Unrefined
•Non-bleached
•No trans fat
•No hydrogenated fat

www.organicpetboutique.com

Lost Our Home Pet Foundation Needs Your Help

Lost Our Home Pet Foundation

Lost Our Home Pet Foundation

It’s not too late to get in your tax deduction for 2010 and help foreclosure pets.

This holiday season, please help us help abandoned animals! Lost Our Home Pet Foundation is funded entirely by the generous donations of people like you, and business sponsors. Without this help, our far reaching efforts wouldn’t be where they are today.

Your Gift Matters………………

2010 In Review
Year to Date for 2010, LOHPF has rescued 534 valley pet! In addition, we were able to feed over 4000 hungry cats and dogs with our Pet Food Bank. None of this would be possible without the help of our volunteers, our pet foster parents, adopters and our generous donors and business sponsors!

Please make an online donation and help us continue to help deserving pets, please go to http://www.lostourhome.org/donate/

There also other ways you can help make a difference.

Volunteer Opportunities
This organization wouldn’t be possible without the help of our loyal and dedicated volunteers.

Foster a Pet
Everyday, many pets are left to fend for themselves, abandoned by their owners due to financial distress. Without the help of loving foster parents, most of these pets would never be given a second chance.

Adopt a Pet
We have many loving pets that have previously been abandoned or neglected that are till waiting for their forever home.

Please visit our website to see our pets for adoption or fill out a volunteer or foster application.
www.LostOurHome.org

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July’s Eco-Pet Pick

Save up to 20% on hundreds of items during the Super Summer Savings Sale and Sweepstakes!

I realized that most of my pet picks have been for dogs & cats. I was leaving other fur-babies out!! I found this super cute tunnel that is completely green! Your little fuzzy can sleep in it, eat it and even reuse it if they just tear it apart!! Multi-functional and bio-degradable!! It’s green perfection for your little ones!!

Product Description:

  • 100% Natural Materials – No Chemicals Added
  • Immediate drying retains color & scent
  • Rolled & softened by hand to appropriate thickness
  • Hand-woven with 100% timothy grass hay
  • Stored in climate-controlled rooms for quality assurance
  • Ingredients: High-fiber 100% Timothy Hay. Preservative and additive free.

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    May’s Eco-Pet Pick

    Perfect for traveling, rides to the vet, thunderstorms Happytails Sleepytime Tonic was developed to relax and calm an over-anxious dog. My dog is a rescue and although she was rescued almost 10 years ago she is still nervous and scared in certain situations. There are many different products out there claiming to calm but this one really works.
    Happytails Sleepytime Tonic blend of all natural ingredients address underlying predispositions and weaknesses which cause anxiety in your pet. Some of these behaviors are the result of breeding and some are genetic. These predispositions exhibit themselves in the repeated reaction patterns of fear, apprehension, aggression or hyperactivity.
    Put a few drops in your dog’s mouth twice a day. You will see your dog grow calmer and more relaxed. If he or she is not comfortable taking the Happytails Sleepytime Tonic orally you can add it to a treat or put it on his/her food. Happytails Sleepytime Tonic is an excellent complement to training designed to break habits like barking, cowering or aggression.
    You will see calming after about 20 minutes and consistant changes after only a few days. The important thing it to administer consistantly.

    This Months 5 Items Made In the USA

    For quite a while now I have been looking for products that proudly read Made In America. This is not an easy task. Usually when you try to Google Made In America the website for American Apparel shows up. Not only have I found products that are Made in America but I have found green and environmentally friendly products!! This is some of the most exciting news I’ve heard in a long time! I have compiled a list of products I hope you appreciate just as much as I do.

    1. Nature’s Inventory  Wellness Oils are produced in the USA instead of exporting to China as many businesses do for cheap labor. Nature’s Inventory prides themselves in creating jobs for US citizens. Even more importantly Nature’s Inventory Wellness Oils are an excellent alternative to ingesting tons of toxic chemicals. Many people are wary of Eastern medicine, if you are one of those people start small. They offer wellness oils for Sweet Dreams which was developed because an employees daughter was having nightmares. Rub a few drops on your neck and chest instead of chugging down a of bunch pills. If your dreams are in fact sweet move on to their Back Soothe Wellness Gel and see how it feels. No harm in using products that come from nature.

    2.Houndstooth 100% Recycled Polyester Dog Collars  These Westminster Pet Products earth-friendly collars are made in America using recycled plastic bottles, so less energy and petro-chemicals are used to produce the yarn. This helps to preserve the environment, keep trash out of landfills and conserve natural resources. The Westminster durable collars feature an assortment of sizes and colorful printed patterns, all of them proudly made in America. The Collars are also available in Small Dog & Cat sizes, and in an assortment of other colors and styles.

    3. Wooden Gnome Home gives hours of imaginative play outside or inside. Each of our Gnome Homes are hand made one at a time from a single piece of reclaimed Walnut then hand rubbed with mineral oil. Children will have a great time setting up the Gnome home in different and amazing ways plus that Gnome is just plain cute. 10″ tall by 10″ wide, 5 Tunnel pieces, 1 Gnome 3″ tall, & Made in USA.

    4. Sleep better at night knowing that your bed is eco-friendly as well as being Made in America. This Solid Wood Platform Bed Frame is clean, unfinished, chemical free, & Made in USA!!! This green bed is perfect for the newly environmentally conscious or for those who want to to maximize their very own green environment. The wood used to make this bed comes from our very own Southern States! The eco-friendly bed comes with a 10 year warranty and boasts underbed storage as well as trundle. There are even more advantages, extra slats and height options are available also! This is way better than any bed besides a eco-friendly one! The best part is since this bed is unfinished you are free to decorate the bed anyway you like!!!

    5. Eco-chic boutique has some super cute green items including the 6-pack coasters. Yet another product Made In America people! In Oakland, CA as a matter of fact. The coasters are 100% rubber and include 30% industrial waste!! Waste not want not is right folks!!!! Gorgeous and Green has taken the steps to provide you with this tiny bit of green goodness designed after a 6-pack! Check out Gorgeous and Green to see what other bits of green you can pick up to make your home and life more sustainable.

    Eco-Friendly Mom & Baby Products