Help keep One Green Planet free and independent! Together we can ensure our platform remains a hub for empowering ideas committed to fighting for a sustainable, healthy, and compassionate world. Please support us in keeping our mission strong.
In a whirlwind twenty minutes, Olive, an Ibizan Hound, managed to create a mess that would take hours to clean up. Coming home from her doggy daycare, Olive was left to her devices as her owner, Léa Gérard, attended to some chores upstairs. However, her playtime resulted in an explosion of bean bag filling strewn across the house.
According to the American Kennel Club, dogs between 5 months to 18 months often go through a rebellious stage. They might cause havoc, destroy furniture, but that’s just them expressing their personality and energy. Owners are encouraged to be patient, consistent, and firm with training during this phase.
Olive, who was a malnourished stray dog in Spain before being adopted by Gérard in February, is growing more confident and playful each day, adding a dash of lively chaos to her new home. The bean bag incident, though daunting, doesn’t dull Olive’s charm. She’s just being a young, energetic dog exploring her environment, even if it means turning a bean bag into a snowstorm of beans!
We encourage everyone thinking of getting a pet to only adopt instead of shopping. Read more resources about adopting animals on One Green Planet, including 7 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Furry Best Friend, 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Pet, and These Heartwarming Before and After Pictures of Adopted Rescue Animals Will Make Your Day! Read tips for pet adoptions and what to consider before adopting an animal. We recommend using these apps to find shelter dogs near you!
- Dog Crashes Local Weather Forecast at the Best Time Possible [Video]
- Dog With Adorable Overnight Backpack Goes Viral on TikTok
- Dog’s Adorable Cuddle Routine With Her Human Will Make Your Day
- Watch this Dog’s Daily Ritual: Waiting for His Mail Man Best Friend
- Dog’s Reaction After Trying a Strawberry Goes Viral
Easy Ways to Help the Planet:
- Eat Less Meat: Download Food Monster, the largest plant-based Recipe app on the App Store, to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy. You can also buy a hard or soft copy of our favorite vegan cookbooks.
- Reduce Your Fast Fashion Footprint: Take initiative by standing up against fast fashion Pollution and supporting sustainable and circular brands like Tiny Rescue that raise awareness around important issues through recycled zero-waste clothing designed to be returned and remade over and over again.
- Support Independent Media: Being publicly funded gives us a greater chance to continue providing you with high-quality content. Please consider supporting us by donating!
- Sign a Petition: Your voice matters! Help turn petitions into victories by signing the latest list of must-sign petitions to help people, animals, and the planet.
- Stay Informed: Keep up with the latest news and important stories involving animals, the environment, sustainable living, food, health, and human interest topics by subscribing to our newsletter!
- Do What You Can: Reduce waste, plant trees, eat local, travel responsibly, reuse stuff, say no to single-use plastics, recycle, vote smart, switch to cold water laundry, divest from fossil fuels, save water, shop wisely, Donate if you can, grow your food, volunteer, conserve energy, compost, and don’t forget about the microplastics and microbeads lurking in common household and personal care products!