In many prominent health and beauty magazines and blogs, news has spread about the dangers of certain chemicals used in our daily hygiene and grooming products. The list of ingredients to avoid is endless and includes sodium lauryl sulfate, triethanolamine, diethanolamine, parabens, phthalates, and triclosan, among others. Many of these have the potential to harm both your skin and the environment. Thankfully, there are plenty of eco-friendly products on the market from toothpaste to soap that we can use without worry or irritation.
But, what about our loveable Fidos, who are everything to us from cuddly couch companions to enthusiastic running buddies? Thankfully, the eco-friendly trend is on the rise in the pet industry as well and you can find plenty of green toys and collars to choose from. Plus, you can now buy a variety of good-for-your-dog and good-for-the-planet grooming and hygiene products. Keep your dog looking good, healthy, and happy with these top 10 eco-friendly products.
Paw Earth sells all-natural pet shampoos and conditioners with no sulfates, DEA, MEA, TEA, parabens, dyes, or synthetic colors or fragrances. Fur-friendly ingredients include coconut oil, guar, and soy beans along with lavender and rosemary extracts. Paw Earth’s shampoo and conditioner line includes the rosemary-scented Everyday, the calming chamomile scent of Oatmeal, and the complete fragrance-free Hypoallergenic. Choose between a 16 ounce bottle or a gallon jug depending on your dog’s bathing needs.