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TitleEco Dog: Healthy Living for Your Pet
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Table of Contents
                            Cover
Frontmatter
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
Contents
Foreword
Introduction
PART 1 A HEALTHY DOG
	GROOMING
	PROJECT: LEMON FLEA TONIC
	PROJECT: DRY SHAMPOO
	PROJECT: HERBAL FLEA POWDER
	PROJECT: FLEA-REPELLANT ROSEMARY TONIC
	PROJECT: GROOMING KIT
	PROJECT: TOTE BAG
	FOOD
	PROJECT: MEATLOAF
	PROJECT: BREATH TREATS
	PROJECT: QUICK DOG TREATS
	PROJECT: HOMEMADE JERKY
	PROJECT: SHINY-COAT TREATS
	GENERAL HEALTH
	PROJECT: FIRST-AID KIT
	PROJECT: PET TRAVEL KIT
	PROJECT: BEGINNER’S DOG MASSAGE
PART 2 A HEALTHY HOME
	HOUSEKEEPING
	PROJECT: WINDOW AND GLASS CLEANER
	PROJECT: LIQUID CLEANSER AND SCOURING POWDER
	PROJECT: DRAIN CLEANER
	PROJECT: TOILET-BOWL CLEANER
	PROJECT: OVEN CLEANER
	PROJECT: AIR FRESHENERS AND DEODORIZERS
	PROJECT: STOVE-TOP AIR FRESHENERS
	PROJECT: NATURAL ODOR-ABSORBERS
	PROJECT: FLOOR CLEANERS
	PROJECT: PERSONALIZED DOG TOWELS
	YOUR DOG’S SPACE
	PROJECT: RECYCLED-SWEATER FELTED BLANKET
	PROJECT: TRAVEL BLANKET
	PROJECT: RECYCLEDDENIM DOG BED
	PROJECT: LAVENDER SACHETS
	PLAY
	PROJECT: BRAIDED T-SHIRT BONE
	PROJECT: FABRIC FISH
	PROJECT: SOCK ANIMALS
	PROJECT: OUTDOORS KIT
PART 3 RESOURCES
	Organizations
	Publications
	Products
	Bibliography
	Index
	Table of Equivalents
	Acknowledgments
                        
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these items in galvanized metal containers, with holes punched in the
sides for ventilation, or in mesh baskets that zip closed or have lids to
secure them. Most cleaners should be kept in spray bottles or glass jars
with tight-sealing caps.

CHECKLIST FOR A CLEAN, DOG-LOVING HOME

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Reduce your dependence on potentially toxic cleaners by switching to
homemade cleansers when possible.

Keep your house well ventilated to reduce indoor air pollution. Air
filters are useful throughout the house.

When you want to have a sense that your home is clean, you want it to
smell good, too. All too often, though, we cover up the odors in our
homes with sprays and chemicals that quickly mask the smells, but that
endanger the surroundings by leaving a film on surfaces. Or the products
themselves may contain harmful aerosols.

Pet odors in the home can become overwhelming at times and truly
make you feel like your house is not clean. Here are a few simple tips to
maintaining a fresh and clean-smelling environment.

• Natural essential oils can help keep your home smelling fresh. Use
these solutions as a refresher, after you have done your deeper
cleaning. Simply place a few drops of any of these in a pint of
water, fill a spray bottle with the solution, spray onto a cotton
cloth, and give your surfaces a quick once-over, just to add a
refreshing fragrance to the air.

Lavender; Rosemary; Thyme; Citronella; Eucalyptus; Sage; Mint;
Lemongrass; Lime; Orange; Grapefruit; Lemon; Pine; Wintergreen;
Cypress

• Simply place a few drops of lavender essential oil on the inside of
the cardboard toilet paper tube. Each time you spin the tube, it
will release the fresh, relaxing scent of lavender into the room. You
can also use eucalyptus, rosemary, or any essential oil that you

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