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Five Reasons Why Your Pet Needs a Bed or Blanket

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Dogs and cats (as well as most pets for that matter) can benefit greatly from having their own bed or blanket, and so can you! Here’s how:

1. It provides a great place to “send” your dog when you need them out from under foot. “Go to your bed” or “go lay down on your blankie” are great commands to teach your dog.

2. Dog hair, cat hair and dander tend to really cling to where your pet routinely lays down. A washable bed makes the task of cleaning up dander and hair much easier, as it is mostly confined to their bed.

What Is Catnip? How Does It Effect Your Cat? Tips On How To Use It

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Since catnip is actually a relative of the marijuana plant (in a far-off manner) the effect can be loosely compared to the high of marijuana. The purpose of giving your cat catnip is for the cat's entertainment and enjoyment of the natural high. Catnip is an herb belonging to the Labiatae family and contains nepetalactone, which is the active chemical in catnip responsible for your cat's funny behavior. It is closely related to an active ingredient in female cat urine (which is why we must keep our cat Lilly far away from catnip. She will "mark" whenever she smells it.

Natural Skin Care Products For Better Looking Skin

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Here's our list of natural skin care products for better skin health:

Epsom Salts:  Used for healing such a wide variety of health problems, from a twisted ankle to nail fungus, I think of it as a miracle substance. It has such wonderful healing properties I highly recommend everyone keep a bag or box of it on hand at all times.

Goat Milk Soap Benefits For Skin Care

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Using goat milk for skin care is a tradition almost as old as humankind, and the soothing and moisturizing qualities of goat milk have made it especially useful for delicate or damaged skin. Goat milk is a pure, gentle and natural beauty aid; and with its natural emollients, can rejuvenate and relieve dry skin, and can help with skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, and even acne.