ZIWI Peak’s mackerel recipe is made with a natural, whole-prey diet and is comprised of 92 percent fish and New Zealand green mussels. It’s low-carb and skips the grain-and-potato fillers to deliver a meal your cat will truly love. It’s also a purchase for the planet. Formulated from sustainable and ethically sourced ingredients, ZIWI Peak’s meals are made from 100 percent free-range, grass-fed meats, cage-free poultry, and wild-caught seafood, all raised without any added hormones or antibiotics.
$80 at Amazon
With ingredient transparency at the heart of their mission, Smalls’ human-grade fresh cat food is made with natural and healthy ingredients, such as chicken, green beans, peas, and kale. It’s also formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages, so you know it’s a winner.
$4 at Smalls
Cats can’t get enough of your very ’60s shrimp cocktail and fondue appetizers? Let them in on the action with Made by Nacho’s pâté recipe. Made with sustainably caught fish, hydrating bone broth, and flaxseed packed with Omega-6 vitamins, it’s a meal with a satisfying texture they’ll want to sink their teeth into.
$35 at Made by Nacho
A combination of humanely raised and 100 percent Animal Welfare Certified chicken and turkey, Open Farm’s homestead recipe is ideal for cats who require a high-protein diet. Open Farm is made with nutrient-rich chickpeas and pumpkin and ingredients, such as non-GMO cranberries and dandelion greens, that protect against UTIs. With this option, there’s no doubt that your cat will have a balanced meal.
$15 at Open Farm
Made with a cornstarch blend, these eco-friendly poop bags are extra thick, leak-proof, and unscented, so you can get the bare essentials without all of the extra fluff. Plus, you can save more when you enroll in Wild One’s subscription service and put that extra cash towards your pup’s college (read: treat) fund.
$9 at Wild One
A play on the classic Bloomingdale’s little brown bag, these little poop bags don’t just harken back to the coveted — though wasteful — mall shopping sprees of our childhoods; they also encourage an environmental message. The biodegradable waste bags are unscented, made with corn starch, and are BPA free and leak proof, so you can cover all the bases.
$10 at Shop Dog & Co.
While we have a fraught relationship with compostable poop bags (tldr; biodegradable is usually the way to go), Planet Underdog’s compostable poop bags break down within a few months, even in landfills. So if you give a sh*t about saving the planet, these might be the waste bags for you.
$10 at Shop Dog & Co.
Boba & Vespa’s natural poop bags are a solid choice for picking up your pet’s solids. They’re compostable and made with maize flour, vegetable oil, and plant-based binders (naturally thick materials), so they’ll stand the test of time.
$20 at Boba & Vespa
PET N PET’s waste bags are certified sustainable, made from 38 percent bio-based raw material, and use packaging made from recycled materials. It’s a socially responsible buy that’s great for you, your pet, and the planet.
$22 at Amazon
Leak-proof and tear-friendly, Public Goods’ poop bags allow busy pet parents to pull off a swift clean up on the go. Made in the United States from plant-based and biodegradable materials, it’s a purchase you, your pup, and the planet can feel good about.
$15 at Public Goods
Skout’s Honor’s ear cleaning solution is made to gently clean and soothe dry, waxy, and irritated ears of both dogs and cats. The non-medicated cleaner helps restore microbial balance in the ear and uses aloe vera to quell itchiness. Using probiotics to serve as a natural barrier against environmental factors, the natural ear cleaner is ideal for even the most sensitive of pups.
$10 at Chewy
Made specifically with dog’s health concerns in mind, Big Spoon Roasters’s peanut butter prioritizes sustainable production methods and high quality ingredients to create a product that’ll supplement your pup’s life. Handcrafted in small batches with fresh-roasted peanuts, pure banana, and ground golden flax seeds, it’s a delicious addition to your dog’s diet.
$10 at Hive
U.K.-based Bark & Tumble makes limited-edition knitwear for dogs in poppy prints and from cozy materials like boucle jersey and organic cotton. Designer Leah Bertram founded the brand to prove that style and comfort are not mutually exclusive. Oh, and yes, she ships to the U.S.
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Drawing from her background as a designer for brands like Nike and Levi’s, Angela Medlin began designing toys for her Olde English Bulldogge, Wubbi, in 2017. Her hobby soon evolved into House Dogge, which earned a spot on Oprah’s “Favorite Things” list in 2020 for its sustainable, upcycled products including leather leashes, and biodegradable rope toys, and fleece hoodies (which you can customize with your dog’s name).
House Dogge supports Oregon dog rescue the NW Dog Project, and in her free time, Medlin pays it forward through her project Faas Design Collab, which “provides creative and professional development to underrepresented creatives desiring to enter the product creation industry.”
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If any product line can give KONG a run for the title of most reliably indestructible toys, it’s West Paw. Plus, this option is made with zero-waste and recyclable material.
$19 at West Paw
As a plastic soda can, this may be one of the safer choices for power chewers. According to Dr. Parthasarathy, “I recommend toys that you can indent with your fingernail, or can bend and squeeze a bit.”
$22 at SodaPup
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