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Raise a Green Dog, hosted by Johann the Dog, is a blog dedicated to helping dog lovers learn how they can help their dog go green for a healthier, happier pup and environment.
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Top tips to help dogs live in harmony with wildlife. by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health It's Spring, finally! With Spring many of you, like us, are getting out and enjoying the nice weather, taking longer walks and hikes. It's great to get out there and enjoy ... Read on »
Welcome Balcony Pets to the Raise A Green Dog Partner Pack! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Raise A Green Dog is very proud to welcome Balcony Pets to the Raise A Green Dog Partner Pack! I remember very well back in the late 80's, (before dogs even!) my two kittie ... Read on »
Kiosk in Turkey helps both stray dogs and the environment. by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Earlier this year a Turkish company introduced an interesting product that helps feed stray pets and helps the environment! Pugedon developed this product because in Turkey ... Read on »
GMO apples and potatoes coming to a store near you! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health If you like apples as much as I do, you will want to know this! Very recently, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved the commercial planting of geneti ... Read on »
That's right...biodegradable bags don't really biodegrade in landfills. So what do you do with... by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Dog poo, it's inevitable and it's prolific! For years we've been discussing how you can best dispose of your dog's waste to be more environmentally friendly and healthy. An ... Read on »
Will you be my Valentine? Homemade treats you can make for your dog this Valentine's Day. by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Valentine's Day is just around the corner! For guys and gals, there is no need to go without a pawsome date for the big day. Dogs make amazing Valentine's Day dates! When ... Read on »
Learn how you can keep your green dog's teeth healthy for years. by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health February is National pet Dental Health month, a great time to focus on keeping your green dog's teeth healthy and strong. Believe it or not, I am going to be 11 years old i ... Read on »
Apple Cider Vinegar for dogs. by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Over the years we've used Apple Cider Vinegar for our dogs in a wide variety of ways. What is Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)? Apple cider vinegar is a vinegar made from crushed ... Read on »
10 top ideas to keep your green dog busy and active during the winter months! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Snow can be a whole lot of fun as Gracie and I found last year on our mountain. We love playing snow fetch! But you can't stay out in that cold for very long, and us dogs n ... Read on »
Road salt and snow melting chemicals are harmful to your dog and the environment! #Snowmageddon2015 by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health #Snowmageddon2015 has hit the Northeastern US and in the states that are affected by all the snow and ice, you see a lot of trucks plowing and putting down road salt to help ... Read on »
Welcome One Dog Organic Bakery to the RAGD Partner Pack! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health We're very excited to announce today that One Dog Organic Bakery has joined the Raise A Green Dog Partner Pack. Their amazingly healthy organic dog treats come in a wide va ... Read on »
Make quick, easy dog boots to keep your dog's paws safe and comfy this winter! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Winter can be tough on dog's paws! With the cold snow forming those ouchy ice balls, to the toxic salt that cities and neighbors put down to melt the ice. We've got a fun, ... Read on »
EPA sued to ban toxic chemicals in flea collars and other pet products. by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health On January 5th of this year, the Natural Resource Defense Council filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) challenging the agency’s ... Read on »
Bone Broth: The hot new trend is a super healthy treat for your dog! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Have you heard about Bone Broth, the hot new healthy trendy drink for people? Well what you may not know is that bone broth is super healthy for your dog too! If you're li ... Read on »
Give your dog the gift of green this holiday season! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health This holiday season, why not help your dog go green? Our Raise A Green Dog book is filled with a ton of information about how you can help your dog live a happier, healthie ... Read on »
The Ultimate Green Dog Holiday Gift Guide! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health It's holiday time! And it's not too late to pick up a wonderful gift for your green dog from our Raise A Green Dog Partners. Our RAGD Partners are awesome...they help suppo ... Read on »
12 days of green holiday do-it-yourself gifts for your dog! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Are you looking for something special to give your green dog this holiday season? Why not make something homemade! Raise A Green Dog partners Earth Heart Inc., is sharing ... Read on »
Tuesday is #GivingTuesday! A great day to give back to those in need. by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health This holiday season we encourage you to take the time (and any available funds) to give a little back to charitable causes that you care about! #GivingTuesday, December 2nd ... Read on »
Support small businesses this #SmallBusinessSaturday! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health This coming Saturday, November 29th (the day after Black Friday and two days before Cyber Monday) is Small Business Saturday! What is Small Business Saturday? It's a wond ... Read on »
How to share your Thanksgiving dinner with your dog the healthy way! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health If you are like us, dogs  hanging around the kitchen while preparing your Thanksgiving meal is a staple. And who can resist those eyes!!! What you may not know is that you ... Read on »