Like many, I'm deeply concerned about the amount of toxins and "crap" that gets dumped daily into our environment. Living in an area of the U.S. that is very environmentally aware, I appreciate the ability to recycle virtually everything that can be recycled. (I even recycle bottle caps!)
When I walk through pet stores, I see tons of fun toys and inexpensive beds. It's a gold mine for those us of who love to spoil our pets. But how many of these are really safe? For example, think about the number of children's products made with toxic materials have been suddenly recalled in recent years. How do we know that they chemicals used are safe? And since the standards for pet products are virtually nonexistent, it's really hard to know when you're giving your pets safe and healthy toys.
That's why I'm so pleased to be able to offer the West Paw Design products on my website. This is a very eco friendly company that uses recycled products to make some of the most fun and fascinating pet products available today.
I recently added their line of dog beds and dog travel mats to my site and wanted to take the opportunity to talk about them in this page.
Eco Slumber Beds
Cushy Earth Friendly Dog Beds in Fun Patterns
Along with all of the products from West Paw Design, this cushy bed combines a unique and eco friendly fabric. It's made with 85% recycled IntelliLoft fibers and then filled with 100% recycled IntelliLoft fiber fill. Literally, thousands of plastic bottles are kept from landfills with these beds.
I like this bed because it is certified safe through third party testing! It has been tested for over 100 potentially harmful substances and found to be 100% safe. The design is convenient, which makes it easy to care for. It has a zipper opening so you can easily remove the cover and toss it in the washer. It is made in the U.S. in Montana and has two attractive pattern styles available.
If you want to know more about them, click on the picture to go the website to see more details.
Orthopedic Dog Beds
Beds for Older or Injured Dogs
These beds are just great for dogs that are getting on in years or who have injuries that make it hard for them to be comfortable. They're also really good for puppies whose bones are still forming.
They have rounded bolsters on 3 side for support and an open front to allow for easy access.
They're made with berber for cozy warmth and stylish strength and give good, solid support. They are stuffed with a thick denier 100% recycled IntelliLoft poly fill to add volume and create comfort without lumping or condensing.
The design is convenient, and includes a zipper closure so you can easily remove the cover for washing. Alternatively, you can put the whole bed in the washer if you want. And it's made in the U.S.A.
If you'd like to learn more about these beds, click on the picture to go to the website.
If you'd like to see the full range of their beds, you can go to the The Camping Dog website to see some of the really fun faux fabrics and patterns they've come up with. There are a couple of beds from other manufacture These products are just great -- I really love 'em!
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I have always loved animals and have been given the gift of being loved back by them. Seven years ago, I adopted an 8-month-old puppy who was starved and mistreated from a local shelter. In learning about … more
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Our hand-crafted beds are made in the USA and designed with your pet's total comfort in mind. Made with the finest material, highest quality and tender care, our beds are as beautiful as the Big Sky Country in which they are created. Sweet dreams for that special dog or cat in your home!