Posts tagged "Company of Animals"

Enriched Pet Environments Lead to Healthier Lives

Enriched Pet Environments Lead to Healthier Lives
I contend the average monkey, black bear or lion at a zoo has a more enriched life than most of our dogs and cats at home.  In fact, all pets require some enrichment – even lizards, and most certainly pet parrots. Enrichment is manipulating the environment to suit an animals’ natural behavior.  Over a long... Read more »

Holiday Gifts for Pets: New Products Help Pets To Be Green

You'd think that picking up after Fido is the right "green" thing to do, but that's not the case; the average plastic bag takes 1,000 years to biodegrade. You can now get the job done with Earth Rated Poop Bags, which biodegrade in 40 days. The bags are available in various quantities, and some even smell like lavender (at least while empty). Bags are available in over 2,000 retail stores and online. Learn more at www.earthrated.com.
The economy be damned, most pet owners still manage to provide holiday gifts for their four-legged friends. At the Annual H.H. Backer Annual Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show last month in Rosemont, Ill., which previewed many new products, a common theme was “being green.” Here are some new products – which you may consider for... Read more »

Drinking Up for Trio and Project Rescue Chicago Pups

Drinking Up for Trio and Project Rescue Chicago Pups
The Franklin Tap, along with Matrix Partners, a marketing firm focused on the pet industry, is hosting a benefit for Trio Animal Foundation on Wednesday, January 25th, 5:30 to 9 p.m., 325 S. Franklin (between Jackson and Van Buren) . The goal is to raise money to help alleviate the costs that Trio has incurred... Read more »
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