We’ve all done it. There’s a bit of information someone shares with us and we take it as fact. Or worse yet, the information is perpetuated by various types of experts and media so much, it’s difficult to doubt.
This happens just as much with information related to our pets – maybe even more so, since they don’t often argue with us. Of course, experts will always argue amongst themselves, and one person’s myth is another’s fact.
So for the sake of simplicity, I’m listing five common myths I often hear regarding pet care. They are based on a lot of research, personal experience and a great desire to care for my pets as naturally and holistically as possible.
Sunlight sparkles in a bright blue April sky in Southern California. Temperatures are in the 70s. No sign of rain. And that’s just the problem.
Even if much of the U.S. is still cold and snowy, the worst drought in 1,200 years continues in California. Since January 2014, the Golden State has been in a drought state of emergency. Earlier in April of this year, Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order making mandatory 25 percent cuts in water usage across most of the state, saving about 500 billion gallons.
Brown’s executive order was received with some controversy, however. Mostly over the order’s seemingly unbalanced attempt to put the cuts on the public and [...]
When Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth came out, it sparked a lot of controversy and discussion about the health of our planet. It opened eyes and reinvigorated the green movement in America, helping expand it across the world.
This is when we realized that mankind can’t keep operating the way it has been by harvesting and polluting Earth without care. Many people began doing their part to try and stop climate change through things like recycling, composting and taking shorter showers.
The government has stepped in by passing legislation to help encourage homes and businesses to go green. Loans were given out to businesses focused on helping the environment through things [...]