Feed The Birds!

In winter give the wild birds on your property a helping hand when it comes to finding food with these tips and recipes. They’ll love you for it and you’ll love seeing the bird life increase in your garden, this is especially helpful when we head into the warmer months and bug season arrives. Birds are great bug catchers. To …

 

 

Make Your Dog A Snuffle Mat

  How’s this for an inventive way to keep your dog busy looking for their favourite treats? I really like this idea and it looks quite easy to make. It’s basically a rubber anti-fatigue mat, cut down to size, with a whole heap of fabric woven through it. The snuffle mat lets your pet use their senses to search out buried …

 

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Doggy De-Flea Treats

Heading into winter usually means a downturn in the flea population as they tend to hibernate over the cooler months. This year, March has been much warmer than usual, giving fleas a nice temperature to continue breeding and looking for dogs to bother. If you’d rather not use chemical flea treatments or diatomaceous earth and are looking for another solution, these flea …

 

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DIY Castile Dog Wash

Rosemary and Lavender have been used for hair as far back as Egyptian times; they’re both antiseptic, help to soothe the scalp, and smell lovely. Long ago people used to strew bunches of these herbs all over their floors to deter fleas and vermin, so this shampoo can help keep fleas at bay. If you’d like a stronger flea repellent shampoo you can …

 

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Make a flea trap

We’ve had this easy flea trap recipe on our site for quite some time and have had a lot of positive feedback regarding its effectiveness. Now that the summer weather is truly upon us, so is the possibility of fleas making their way inside and taking up residence in our carpets and between our floorboards, which is where they spend …

 

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Hemp Seed Oil for Dogs

Not only can hemp be used in beauty products, textiles, food, and natural medicine—but hemp seed oil can be used as a dietary supplement for your dog, too! Hemp is perfectly safe for humans and animals alike, and because it has zero THC it is completely inert. Hemp seed oil has a variety of beneficial effects for dogs like joint …