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It's Earth Day: What's Your Dog's Carbon Pawprint?

Be good to the Earth, it's good to us! Today as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, let's all help our planet by thinking "green" and reminding others to do the same. We have been thinking about our own carbon footprints for many years, but have you thought about your pet's? Here are some very simple things to do (in no particular order) to help our dog's "think green," by helping to maintain and reduce their carbon "pawprints": Recycle pet food containers instead of throwing them in with the trash. Use chemical-free household cleaners (we should be anyway for the safety of our pet) Use biodegradeable "doggy-do" bags Recycle old dog beds and blankets. Stich 'em up, give 'em a wash, and donate to shelters. Walk your dog whenever possible instead going by car  Use recycle shopping bags when going grocery shopping for your pet supplies and food "Today, on Earth Day, celebrate the ea