Paws on Earth: Best Eco-Friendly Pet Gifts

Stuff your furry friends’ stockings with these eco-friendly gifts.
November/December 2008
http://www.motherearthliving.com/Green-Homes/Best-Eco-Friendly-Pet-Gifts.aspx



Photo By Michelle Galins

Pet Promise’s natural Conditioning Spritz coat-shining detangler and between-bath freshener is safe for dogs, cats and other small animals and contains no parabens, artificial preservatives or laurel sulfates. 8-ounce bottle: $11. 

New Catswell VitaKitty treats are made with cage-free chicken, flaxseed, and vitamins E and A. They contain no antibiotics, byproducts, hormones or fillers. Available in three formulas: Vitakitty (for healthy eyes, skin and coat), Happy Hips and Breathies. 2-ounce bag: $4.

Certified organic dog biscuits from Wagatha’s are available in six unique flavors: Original, Tuscan Tomato and Herb, Cranberry Cheddar, Breakfast Biscuit, Super and Senior. 9-ounce canister: $9.

Tux, from West Paw Design, is a nontoxic, recyclable chew toy made in a virtually waste-free manufacturing process and guaranteed for life. (If Fido can chew through it, the company will replace it and recycle the original.) Tux can be stuffed with your dog’s favorite treat and is dishwasher safe. $14.50.

Purrfect Play, a company dedicated to fair trade principles, introduces the Happy Carrot. Lined with organic cotton canvas and covered with thick fleece, this cushy carrot holds organic catnip and features several floppy hemp cord “leaves.” $8.