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I Have a Dog: How Do I Keep Pet Care Low-Impact?

By Stephanie Osmanski

Going zero-waste with a pet makes cutting back a whole lot harder. Dogs require a lot of well, stuff. They need food and treats — all of which come in unsustainable packaging — food bowls, water bowls, beds, a collar, leash, and of course, toys! With so much “stuff” necessary to take care of your dog, it can be tricky figuring out a low-impact plan that keeps everyone happy — you, your pup, and the environment.

So what’s the secret to keeping pet care as low-impact as possible? Keep reading for tips on living sustainably with an animal!

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