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Why Shop Locally for Pet Products?

The “farm to fork” food movement has hit the pet world, and the environment is better for it. By choosing to buy pet food and other products locally instead of ones imported from another country, you are reducing environmental harm while also stimulating the local economy and helping the people in it.

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Pet Adoption: A Lifetime Commitment

World Animal Day is celebrated annually on October 4. Its mission is to “raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe” (source).

Self-Counsel Press is proud to have published a book on how to improve the well-being of companion animals by adopting a greener lifestyle. One of  the green solutions Darcy Matheson, the author of Greening Your Pet Care, suggests is adoption, which she calls the “ultimate recycling.” However, a decision to adopt a pet should always be well thought out as it is a lifetime commitment. Continue reading

Great Launch for Greening Your Pet Care!

Photo by Anil Sharma

Photo by Anil Sharma

Photo by: Anil Sharma

Photo by: Anil Sharma

People love their pets. People are concerned about the environment. If we ever wondered if that was true, the question got wiped away on the evening of June 27th when close to 50 people gathered at Book Warehouse on Main Street in Vancouver to meet author Darcy Matheson and hear her speak about her newly published book, Greening Your Pet Care. Continue reading