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Cooking/ Recipes/ Veganism

Pumpkin Doggy Cookies

As the seasons start to change, I start thinking about pumpkin, winter squash and the fall harvest. My dogs love pumpkin, so I made these pumpkin cookies for them, and they were a hit. With only five ingredients, they come together really quickly. You can use homemade pumpkin if you want, but I used organic pumpkin in a box, and it worked great. Make sure to store the cookies in…

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Animals/ Travel

Why Portland Oregon Is A Mecca For Vegans & Their Four-Legged Friends

Portlanders, as they are often called, are some of the most animal-friendly people on the planet and their namesake city is no exception. While our vegan and vegetarian listings for this bustling town has over a hundred restaurants that serve the finest foods without the flesh, look for those with outside dining and it’s likely that your pet will be accommodated in this area. For the freshest produce, Portland offers…

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Animal Companions/ Cooking/ Recipes/ Veganism

Doggie Carrot Squares

Doggie Carrot Squares

There are some really high quality dog treats available out there, with great ingredients…but I’m sad to say that the opposite is usually the norm. Many dog treats are loaded with chemicals, artificial flavors, preservatives, colorings and by-products of the animal industry. That’s why I prefer to make homemade dog treats. Here’s an easy recipe for Doggie Carrot Squares. They are really simple and healthy, with the addition of nutritional…

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Animal Companions/ Animals/ Dining/ Restaurants/ Travel/ Veganism

Top Ten Things I Learned From My Dogs On My Vegan Road Trip

#10: Enjoy the journey as well as the destination. #9:  Take time out to enjoy the view. #8:  Break the rules sometimes, and sit where you are most comfortable. #7: If you don’t feel like shopping, take a nap. (Especially when mom and dad are shopping at Herbivore, Food Fight Vegan Grocery & Sweetpea Vegan Bakery). #6: Don’t worry…be happy. #5: Learn to get along, especially in close quarters in the…

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Animal Companions/ Video

Pet Safety For The Fourth Of July

Pet Safety For The Fourth Of July

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of fireworks during Fourth of July weekend, but it can also be a very dangerous and stressful time for animals! If you’ve got pets, make sure not to neglect them during all the festivities. Keep them out of harm’s way and help keep them calm. Here are a few pet safety tips for the Fourth of July to get you started.…

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Animal Companions

My Vegan Dogs

I’ve had the pleasure of sharing my adult life with a total of eight fabulous dogs (so far). And seven of them have been vegan. When I first went vegan fifteen years ago, it was really hard for me to feed my best friends animal products. Then a friend gave me a copy of Vegetarian Cats and Dogs by James Peden. When I finished reading the book, I knew that…

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