Tag Archives: worthy wednesday
Posted on 01. Aug, 2012 by Cate.
Oooooo yeah! – super excited about these very fetching bandanas! You are probably already aware of their efforts to encourage and support pet adoption well now Found my Animal have teamed up with Billy Wolf and created a new rescue bandana to help spread the word and encourage more people to adopt. As always, they have used their [...]
Posted on 31. May, 2011 by Cate.
I love that a year on I can go back and revisit products that I featured and want to do it all over again! Green Belts is one of them – their collars truly are one of a kind, crafted from old leather belts in so many great colours and decorated with recycled bits and [...]
Posted on 24. May, 2011 by Cate.
Remember my post on those truly eco-friendly Farm Fresh collars? If you missed it make sure to take a peek, they are completely gorgeous! For another great selection, take a trip to environmental conservationist Julia Custer’s etsy shop Handmade Green. You’ll find some amazing collars made from strong, undyed, unbleached hemp webbing and cotton fabric. I like that [...]
Posted on 25. Jan, 2011 by Cate.
A really funny guy, always a best dressed boy, a great friend of Prudence and also a long-time blanket ID member. I just couldn’t resist posting this picture of Leo, not because he’s wearing his blanketID tag, but because I want to draw your attention to that great ball he has to play with. Made [...]
Posted on 12. Jan, 2011 by Cate.
Bold and beautiful, I found these collars from Tierra Pampa while browsing through the latest edition of City Dog Magazine. These gorgeous collars are solid and strong in both colour and design and I was curious as to their background. I found that Tierra Pampa is a family owned business with operations in Seattle and [...]
Posted on 02. Nov, 2010 by Cate.
These dog blankets from Barking Dog Blanket are bright and cheerful and just so Hawaiian. That’s what first attracted my attention and then the came the story behind them and their creator’s pet, Rocky. Rocky would have her special blanket and matching pillow and also a car seat cover cleverly made from the blanket. The car [...]
Posted on 26. Oct, 2010 by Cate.
When I first came across Kiss My Mutt I was so completely overwhelmed by how gorgeous all of their products were that I wasn’t sure what to feature. Was it going to be the sumptuous bedding (indoor and outdoor), the reversible bandanas in beautifully printed machine washable fabric, or the collars and leashes that are simply unique! [...]
Posted on 29. Sep, 2010 by Cate.
Scratch ‘n sniff make these eco-friendly scratching posts that are so attractive to kitties because they have a live catnip plant growing right in the middle! Your cats have will have access to the plant as it grows through the bars allowing the plant to grow without it being damaged and giving your cat just [...]
Posted on 22. Sep, 2010 by Cate.
Remember a time when you got by with an old slipper or ball of wool to play with your pets? Now, there’s a huge array of toys out there made from ropes, fancy felts, plastics and colourful rubber etc. In this sea of playthings I recently spotted these and was instantly struck by how robust and substanial they are. With [...]
Posted on 13. Sep, 2010 by Cate.
I saw this posted on Dog Milk last week and just had to include it in my Worthy Wednesday feature. It really is all for a good cause, Species Spectrum is (in their words) ‘creating a buzz for rescue, shelter and sanctuary animals through modern design, photography and wit’. They have a unique collection of greetings cards with [...]
Posted on 08. Sep, 2010 by Cate.
Feeling the chill a bit here on the west coast and loving the feeling of fresh rain makes me happy that Autumn is just around the corner. My most favourite time of the year to dress up in the best clothes and the best time to wrap up your little pet pal in these Ruff necks and plaid coats from Canadian company [...]
Posted on 03. Sep, 2010 by Cate.
..that’s right a dog collar! Totally pinching this post from one of my fave blogs Dogloading… I was really struggling this week to find something for my Worthy Wednesday recycle feature and ok, I know it’s Friday, but so worthy of a post. Collars and leashes from recycled billboards…yep, whatever next! but I think I said [...]
Posted on 25. Aug, 2010 by Cate.
Okay, I probably say this every week, but I am repeatedly amazed at the creativity demonstrated by some people’s recycling efforts! This Wednesdays ’recycling and helping animals’ feature is very sports related. It involves tennis balls and old inner tubes from cycle tires - Whatever next! The Dog Bed from Hugh Hayden Design has been constructed entirely of recycled tennis balls from [...]
Posted on 17. Aug, 2010 by Cate.
Every Wednesday I try to show something that has been made from recycled materials or is recycleable and benefits your pets - it seems every week brings something special. Tee Tugs – dog toys made from 100% recycled cotton tee shirts. Wow made from a tee shirt? Yep! these have been woven in a series of extra tight and [...]
Posted on 04. Aug, 2010 by Cate.
We have a ton of bamboo growing all around our property that just started off with one little twig that has turned into almost a bamboo forest ! We all know the virtues of sustainable bamboo, it’s really quite fascinating stuff and it grows so fast that you can almost watch it. There are so [...]
Posted on 10. Mar, 2010 by Cate.
What can you do with a broken umbrella? How about making fabulously stylish clothes for dogs AND raising money to help animal charities? I first saw this on Dog Milk and loved the vision of Taryn Zychal who handmakes these dog coats in any size complete with hood and Eco-Fi felt or vintage lining. For each broken umbrella [...]
Posted on 03. Feb, 2010 by Cate.
In celebration of all dogs, how about this - a cake that’s not just a satisfying treat but also healthy and nutritious. Sounds too good to be true? Try these packets of real goodness from Puppycake for your best friend. These mixes contain only quality natural ingredients and make treats you can give without guilt. The company also have [...]