Green Pets

They are part of the family, why not have them do their part in making the world a greener place?

Now Even Cats Can Go Green

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Biodegradable Cat Litter

If you are both environmentally-conscious and owned by one or more feline care-givers, there is good news for you. If you primarily buy your cat food and litter in the grocery store or somewhere other than a pet store, there are some innovations that may have escaped your notice.

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Dog Friendly

100_0883A recent vacation at the Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina proved that there  are still “dog friendly” towns. Three of my dearest friends and I spent four days charmed by this smoky mountain city and many of its residents. As one might suspect, friends of mine are usually animal lovers, and we were all particularly excited to see the number of dog lovers milling about everywhere we looked. Even on the Biltmore Estate grounds, people were walking all variety of dogs through the gardens to enjoy the festival of flowers. Read More »

Lynchburg Pet Store Thinks Green

101_0712Diana Hobson is setting a green example for area business owners and customers alike. The owner of Pet Craze at Western Ways has chosen to think green in her new business endeavor on a number of levels including her buying practices, not only in the sale of environmentally friendly products, but also in the promotion of purchasing American and locally made products, her daily conservation and recycling practices, and her advocacy of animal rescue over the sale of animals. Hobson is also the owner of the well-known Western Ways, which has been in business for thirty-five years, and the only specialized horse and tack store in the area.

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