• DIY Projects,  Pet DIY,  Pet Products,  Pets

    Ikea Hacks for Pets

    Not only can pet supplies be expensive, they aren’t always easy on the eye. One way to spruce up the look is by using Ikea “hacks” to either build or camouflage common pet items. What is an Ikea Hack? Similar to Life Hacks you see on Buzzfeed etc., Ikea Hacks are those which originate from Ikea products but are then altered to suit your need. This ultimately results in a well designed solution which fits into your home decor rather than sticking out like a sore thumb.  Crate Dog Bed Simple and shabby-chic this crate style dog bed makes a perfectly cozy place for your pooch to rest. Follow this…

  • Pet DIY,  Pets

    Cat Care Tips

    After owning a cat for a few years, you might wonder what his behavior is trying to tell you. Cats are excellent communicators, when something is wrong they will let you know, but its often not as direct as you would expect with a dog. Cats tend to be a little more reserved and independent, so instead of waiting for them to tell you, you may need to watch and learn to figure out what behaviors are present or absent in order to figure out whats going on. Use this resource guide to make sure that you understand what your cat is trying to tell you and that he is getting…

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    Dog Infographics

    All dog advice is not created equal! Just because you read something on the internet, ahem, doesn’t mean that its true– this actually goes for all of life and not just pet advice. Nonetheless, the guides below are from trusted sources and I’ve collected them all so you don’t have to do all the hard work. Infographics are great visual tools for getting to know the basics, but you should always do further research and consult your veterinarian before trying anything new with your pup. Natural Remedies are great, but just because its human-grade doesn’t mean its animal-safe.  Coconut Oil Uses Coconut Oil is a fantastic natural remedy for pets and…

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    Pet Remedies

    Holistic living isn’t just for people anymore. . . everyone is including natural remedies into their pet care regiments. Everything from hip & joint care to flea control has herbal alternatives that reduce the amount of chemicals and “processed ingredients” that your pet is exposed to. People are turning to Coconut Oil, Garlic, and limited ingredient diets to solve skin and coat issues. Dogs also have mental health needs just like people– its difficult to diagnose what is causing anxiety and phobias in pets, so its always better to look for a holistic alternative such as aromatherapy or thunder vests before adding pharmaceuticals (with their own set of side effects) to…

  • DIY Projects,  Pet DIY,  Pet Products,  Pets

    D.I.Y Doggo

    Controlling the amount of chemicals and “processed ingredients” which go into your dogs system are essential to their long term health. Just like people dogs “are what they eat” and since their grooming habits are a little bit more “mouths-on” that that of people, we have to make sure that they aren’t ingesting harmful chemicals. These chemicals may temporarily solve problems, but in the long run the side-effects can have far more impact than the solution they provide. Check out these DIY guides for making your own whole ingredient supplies for you pets; and always remember to consult your veterinarian before starting your pet on anything new.  Paw Balm This…