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Homemade Flea Powder Recipe

In this article, Kelly shares her homemade recipe for flea powder that she uses on her dog. She’s also found that it repels ticks, flies, mosquitoes and other creepy crawlies. One of the ingredients is food grade diatom flour (Diatomaceous Earth). Diatomaceous Earth is made up of the fossilized remains of diatoms, which are tiny […]

35 Reasons You Should Never Be Without Vinegar

Gaye of Activepost.com shares an article from Joe at SurvivalLife.com.  Joe has assembled his top 35 uses for vinegar.  In some cases he provides little, mini recipes. Also Gaye shares her recipe for Peppermint Juice, a cleaner for windows, floors, and general surface cleaner. I have used my own version of Peppermint Juice for cleaning […]

Five Uses for Lavender Vinegar

This is a great post by the Nerdy Farm Wife about 5 different ways to use Lavender Vinegar.  You can use lavender vinegar in the laundry, for pet care, hair care, cleaning and relaxation. She also includes a quick recipe for Lavender Vinegar.  You can use 1/4 to 1/2 cup of dried lavender or 1 […]

5 Natural Ways to Prevent & Get Rid of Fleas on Cats

Yesterday we featured Claire’s article 6 All-Natural Ways to Prevent and Get Rid of Fleas on Dogs  Today we turn or attention to cats! Cats are very sensitive to anything you put on their fur and usually try to lick it right off. So using essential oils to get rid of fleas on cats is out […]

DIY Dog Toys

Jessica came up with a great idea for making homemade dog toys. She explains in detail how to make a: DIY Braided Dog Toy DIY Multi-Knotted Dog Toy DIY Knotted Ball Toy These are much less expensive than any dog toy you’d buy at a store. One comment. I would make these chew toys much bigger […]

How to Make DIY Doggie Breath Treats

In preparation for getting a new puppy, Jessica looked into different doggie treats. In addition to packaged treats, she wanted to try making some DIY treats that would use herbs and veggies from her garden. One consideration was including ingredients that would minimize doggie breath. In this post, she shares her recipe for homemade treats that help […]

Easy Tomato Ice Cube Treat for Dogs

Marie created this great treat to cool off her dogs on hot summer days. They’re all-natural and easy to make. You just need mini tomatoes and two other ingredients to make your dog one happy pup. There are step-by-step directions with excellent photographs. Marie also includes a separate recipe for her homemade Carob Peanut Butter dog […]

Natural Puppy Care – Diet and Remedies

Katie and her family recently adopted Frazier, a Goldendoodle. She wants to make sure they raise him in a healthy way. In this article, she shares a lot of the natural foods and remedies they’re using for their new puppy. She discusses: Puppy Probiotics Natural Puppy Food DIY Puppy Treats (with a recipe) An Herb […]

A Simple, Effective Remedy To Remove Pet Stains On Carpets

If you have dogs or cats, you know that sometimes they can have accidents inside the house. That’s what happened to Jillee when she was dog sitting Milo, her son’s dog. He had an accident on the carpet. In this article, she shares her daughter’s simple recipe for a stain remover that gets rid of pet […]

6 All-Natural Ways to Prevent and Get Rid of Fleas on Dogs

If you look at commercial dog flea and tick preventative medications, you’ll find a lot of chemicals that could have harmful side effects.  Because of concerns over her own dogs, Claire created 6 natural remedies to prevent fleas and to get rid of existing fleas on dogs.  There are all-natural recipes for: Flea Collar Flea Deterring […]