How to Get Started a Greener Life for You & Your Dog

April 5th, 2018

Every year Earth day is celebrated on April, 22nd.

But I think we should be “Earth conscious” every day!

I find it hard to get the balance and not feel too guilty if I buy something with extra plastic on it, if I don’t recycle something, or if I’ve used not very eco-friendly cleaning products etc. All these dilemmas in my head, it’s exhausting … but then I remind myself that I do my little bit in each moment, because it’s important to start no matter how small the steps are.

For example, in restaurants I’ve started to ask for no straw with my lovely G&T.

As a dog lover, I first started applying the natural approach on my dogs. That’s what we dog lovers do! Dogs first. Give them the best. Do the best for them. And then comes us.

Years ago I switched my dog’s diet to raw feeding and after a few bumps and mistakes I’ve now found the balance, and they just thrive on it. My old dogs, the puppies we raise, all of them. Even though I am a vegetarian (and I love my plant based diet!), I don’t have a problem feeding my dogs raw meat as I know I’m doing the best I can for them.

The same principle applies to other products I use on my dogs. They all need to be natural, eco-friendly and biodegradable … Tick Off for repelling ticks, Paw Butter to treat their paws, Ear Cleaner to treat their ears … as natural as possible. I also use grooming products like For All Dog Kind shampoos and marshmallow conditioner.

For cleaning the salon and my home, I like the Ecover products. However I did struggle to keep the hose hydro bath clean, and occasionally I needed to use bleach to clean it, and it was killing me. It was either bleach or I would have to buy a new hose regularly. Recently, though, thanks to my sister in Slovakia, I’ve discovered an amazing range of products called Eurona by Cerny. Their motto is: Ecology with pure philosophy. Their products are free of phosphate, formaldehyde, chlorine, perborate, and they are not tested on animals.

So, of course, I tried their product with Bleaching agent in my hydrobath. It contains active oxygen, and it cleans and kills mould, including 99.9% of bacteria, it doesn’t smell, and is very effective at removing stains, in drain cleaning, and whitening, etc. I use the product 3 times a day and you can see the result in the photos. I am planning to bring some of these amazing products to the UK, so keep eye on our website and Facebook page.

Jitka x

 

Back

Comments are closed.

Latest Blog Entries

Meet our Vita Canis distributor in Finland, Pia von Koch

18th July 2018

  Pia is very well known in the dog show world. She is a very successful handler and groomer, and not only in her home country of Finland. She’s intelligent, tall, pretty and blond, and she has an incredible connection with every dog she shows. I’ve known Pia for a few years now. I used… Read More »


Sneaky and Dangerous Grass Seeds

11th July 2018

It’s the time of the year when we enjoy walking our dogs in the fields and meadows more than any other time of the year. We also all know to use some kind of protection, preferably natural, on our dogs for ticks and fleas and other little pests. But what about those sneaky grass seeds?… Read More »


Awesome Summer Activities to Do with Your Dog

4th July 2018

Paddling, swimming, diving This is the most obvious summer activity as you can imagine 😊 My Scottie, . Tank, loooooves water!! He loves his paddling pool so much and gets so excited that he starts to bite the walls of the pool to the point that we can’t use it anymore, so over the years… Read More »


There is no treat like a natural treat

20th June 2018

Modern dog food, including treats, are high in simple carbohydrates, low in protein, and full of unfavourable fats which is the perfect recipe for your dog to gain weight. So why not feed your dog a more traditional, natural diet, and natural treats? That’s a diet high in protein, low in carbohydrate and with the… Read More »