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Cruelty Free and Animal Testing 101

Posted in Cruelty Free
on February 18, 2018

When I first decided to go cruelty-free I did a lot of research.  This helped me find out exactly what animal testing involves, identify which brands were really not testing on animals and ensure that I remain cruelty-free as it is such an inhumane and unnecessary process.

 

What does Cruelty-free mean?
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Organic Barkery Treats

Posted in Review
on February 11, 2018

Organic ingredients and dog treats sounds like the perfect combination, right? That’s where Organic Barkery come in. These home baked treats are made with fresh and natural ingredients which have many benefits including helping with dogs breath, skin and general overall health.

As a family run business, it’s very clear how important dogs health are to the team at Organic Barkery.  Their treats are totally unique and exciting, paying homage to most loved classic British biscuits including custard creams, bourbons and jammy dodgers.

Ember was very excited to get sent three exciting bags of treats; jammy dodgers, chocolate chip cookies and peanut butter and banana bears (you guessed it, Ember’s favourite).

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Social Media Tricks to Learn from Your Dog

Posted in Digital
on February 4, 2018

Basic Needs

Just like food, water and walks for dogs, social media profiles have basic requirements in order to survive:

1. A complete profile – This should contain your information: name, photo, email and description.  The more people know about you, the more they relate to and follow you.

2. Constant activity – Participate in the network, post content, like other profiles content and get involved in the conversations.

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Going Cruelty Free | Cool to be Kind

Posted in Cruelty Free
on January 21, 2018
Going Cruelty Free

Looking for a New Year change that you can stick to?  How about one that is kind to animals, good for the environment and better for you; try going cruelty-free.  This could be in many ways – through your makeup and home products or by becoming vegetarian or even vegan.  Over the past two years, I have completely changed my mindset and become cruelty-free and vegetarian.

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The real cost of Canada Goose

Posted in Awareness
on January 14, 2018

American brand Canada Goose, famous for selling outerwear have recently been in the public eye in the UK (again) due to their new store opening in Regent Street.

This multimillion dollar brand is one of the labels of choice for celebrities and wannabes due to the name. However, the true cost of these coats is much more than the £900 price label, due to the unthinkable cruelty that goes into making the products.

Here are some facts why, despite many thinking these jackets are the warmest, this brand is actually the coldest.

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Pooch and Mutt

Posted in Review
on January 7, 2018

Pooch and Mutt

Pooch and Mutt were the first treats Ember ever ate, way back when we first got her in 2015. These British made treats are baked with the best natural ingredients, they are low in calories and ethically made, which is something really important for me. Plus, Ember loves food, so what’s better, is Pooch and Mutt offer food too.

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How Instagram is fighting animal tourism

Posted in Digital
on December 31, 2017

Instagram is actively taking a step to remove images which display the exploitation of animals. Animal selfies, which are seemingly innocent to the people posting the images, actually cause a lot of distress to the animals involved. Instagram is now beginning to alert users to these images and discouraging users from posting pictures like these.

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Guru Christmas Stocking

Posted in Review
on December 19, 2017

You probably know how much we love Guru, their food is delicious, the trip bones are essential for any holiday and their sausage slices ake the best treats. And now they’re smashing the Christmas game too with their stocking (it’s now unfortunately out of stock, but you can still get their contents on their online store!)

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XMAS WITH NEOH | NEOH AND NOBO

Posted in Review
on December 12, 2017

We love Neoh and Nobo, their basics collection is one of Ember’s favourite treats, you can find our review here and our first impressions here. Following this successful collection comes their limited edition Christmas collection.

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