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Let Your Dog Take a Bite Out of Boredom With This Eco-Friendly Puzzle Toy

Let Your Dog Take a Bite Out of Boredom With This Eco-Friendly Puzzle Toy

Elegance and a balance of form and function aren't normally the attributes one would normally associate with a dog toy, but this little gem isn't your average ball. The Odin, named after the inventor's

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The DIY Pet House is an Animal Shelter Made From Recycled Bottles

The DIY Pet House is an Animal Shelter Made From Recycled Bottles

Pet House is a conceptual sustainable DIY kit designed by Dr. Hakan Gürsu that transforms waste water bottles into a shelter for animals. Thanks to its easy assembly, anyone can build it for their

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Dino Pet is a Living Toy That Glows in the Dark With Bioluminescence

Dino Pet is a Living Toy That Glows in the Dark With Bioluminescence

Have you dreamed of owning your own living dinosaur, but just haven’t been able to find the space or time (or dinosaur)? Don’t worry, your dreams are about to come true. Meet BioPop’s Dino Pet, the

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Whole Foods’ Sale of Rabbit Meat Sparks Widespread Protest Plans

Whole Foods’ Sale of Rabbit Meat Sparks Widespread Protest Plans

Whole Foods has been selling farmed rabbit meat in selected outlets across the U.S. for most of the summer. The company claims this is in response to customer demand, but the product has met with a very

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Russian Billionaire Battles to Save Stray Dogs from Extermination in Sochi

Russian Billionaire Battles to Save Stray Dogs from Extermination in Sochi

Russian officials have been scrambling to prepare the city of Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics - and part of their plan is to round up and kill hundreds of stray dogs. In response to the lethal campaign

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Adorable Recycled Paper Pressed Pets Ornaments Turn Green Christmas Trees into Fairytales

Adorable Recycled Paper Pressed Pets Ornaments Turn Green Christmas Trees into Fairytales

Christmas is just a couple days away, and these handcrafted holiday decorations would make charming eco-friendly gifts. Called Pressed Pets, these adorable ornaments are made entirely from pressed

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Futuristic Headset Translates Your Dog’s Thoughts Into Human Language

Futuristic Headset Translates Your Dog’s Thoughts Into Human Language

For centuries, man has tried to communicate with his canine companions through commands, gestures, and best guesses. Now a team of designers from the Nordic Society for Invention and Discovery have

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15 Green Gift Ideas for Your Furry Friends and Other Pets

15 Green Gift Ideas for Your Furry Friends and Other Pets

This holiday season reward your furry and feathered friends with a green gift from Inhabitat's Green Gifts for Pets Guide. We've rounded up 15 eco-friendly presents, all sure to bring forth tons of

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Top Tips for Raising Your Pet in a Sustainable Way

Top Tips for Raising Your Pet in a Sustainable Way

Image via Shutterstock There is no doubt that pets give us unmatched companionship, but owning one can take its toll on the environment. In a book written by two New Zealand scientists, they suggest

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Qcha Is a Cozy and Sustainable Abode Designed Just for Cats

Qcha Is a Cozy and Sustainable Abode Designed Just for Cats

Qcha is a unique, modular cat home created by three young Italian designers. With large openings and a soft carpet inside for long naps, Qcha is the perfect indoor or outdoor home for a cat. The

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18 Wag-tastic Green Gifts for Pets

18 Wag-tastic Green Gifts for Pets

While a pat on the head and a bowl full of food are enough to send your pet into a frenzy of happiness, you can still show them just how much you love them by gifting them a little something extra this

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Hobbit Hole Chicken Coops Bring the Beauty of the Shire to Your Backyard

Hobbit Hole Chicken Coops Bring the Beauty of the Shire to Your Backyard

As J.R.R Tolkein once wrote, "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in

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The Bambu Pet Hammock II Provides a Stylish Spot for Your Furry Friend to Relax

The Bambu Pet Hammock II Provides a Stylish Spot for Your Furry Friend to Relax

There is no need to sacrifice your finely planned home décor while trying to integrate your pet into your home. Pet Lounge Studios has created a refined piece of pet furniture that will meld beautifully

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Makerbot’s 3D Printed Hermit Crab Shells are a Fresh Solution to an Environmental Shortage

Makerbot’s 3D Printed Hermit Crab Shells are a Fresh Solution to an Environmental Shortage

Meet Paris Shellton - a classy crustacean who recently received a colorful new 3D printed shell thanks to Markerbot's Project Shellter! Last year, Makerbot called out to the 3D printing world for

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This Adorable Baby Polar Bear Needs a Name!

This Adorable Baby Polar Bear Needs a Name!

Say "hi" to the new and extremely adorable baby polar bear who was born at the Toronto Zoo just a couple of days ago. The zoo's staff couldn't come up with a name for the newborn, so instead of racking

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Peter Marigold’s Geometric Birdhouses are Crafted from Salvaged Shop Signs

Peter Marigold’s Geometric Birdhouses are Crafted from Salvaged Shop Signs

We're truly digging all the eco designs coming out of Peter Marigold's UK studio. One sustainable set that really caught our eye is Gold's series of seven bird houses made from salvaged shop signs and

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Keep Your Kitty Cozy in These Upcycled Vintage Suitcase Beds

Keep Your Kitty Cozy in These Upcycled Vintage Suitcase Beds

Dog and cat lovers can treat their pets in style with these stylish, retro pet beds! Made from upcycled vintage luggage, each bed keeps your kitty or little pup comfy, while also adding flair to your

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Furry Friends

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Furry Friends

If you treat your pet like a child, or even your best friend, we know you'll be showering them with more than hugs and rubs this holiday season. We've found a slew of eco-friendly treats that are sure to

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The Kokon Modern Pet House Sprouts a Green Roof

The Kokon Modern Pet House Sprouts a Green Roof

If you and your furry friend have been trying to figure out a way to bring more green into your daily life, but a cramped city apartment has other ideas in mind, then you'll love this sweet modern pet

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3D Printers Can Help Solve Hermit Crab Shell Shortage by Printing Custom Replacements

3D Printers Can Help Solve Hermit Crab Shell Shortage by Printing Custom Replacements

We have seen 3D printing make incredible strides lately. Producing everything from glass to food, this technology's possibilities are looking to become endless. This is great news for the environment, as

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Martín Azúa’s Furniture Creates a Cozy Home for Plants and Animals

Martín Azúa’s Furniture Creates a Cozy Home for Plants and Animals

If sustainable design is about designing to enhance our relationship with nature, then Martín Azúa's designs are the perfect example of this principle in action. The Spanish designer created 'La Vida

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Should Cat Ownership Be Legislated To Protect Local Wildlife?

Should Cat Ownership Be Legislated To Protect Local Wildlife?

Here's a controversial issue for all you cat lovers out there. According to a new research paper published by Australian scientists in the Biological Conservation journal, the ownership of cats should be

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Gag-Worthy or Glorious? Custom Hairball Jewelry From Your Cat

Gag-Worthy or Glorious? Custom Hairball Jewelry From Your Cat

Tired of your kitty's fur clustering up in every corner the house? If you own a cat you've probably experience your fair share of hairballs, but did you ever think of putting those pieces of fluff to a

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Mouse Mates Is a Playful Hanging Gauntlet Designed for Mice

Mouse Mates Is a Playful Hanging Gauntlet Designed for Mice

When little hairy rodents enter our living spaces a unique tension arises; a mouse in a cage is a friend, whereas a mouse found sneaking around kitchen cabinets is considered a pest. Fascinated by this

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Planter Pet House Puts a Green Roof Over Your Furry Friend’s Head

Planter Pet House Puts a Green Roof Over Your Furry Friend’s Head

If you've been dreaming of a green roof of your own but don't have the resources or space, how about living vicariously through your pet? Jardin Chic's greenery-topped pet house allows you to plant grass,

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Kittypod Dome: A Recycled Cardboard Cat Haven for Your Feline Friends

Kittypod Dome: A Recycled Cardboard Cat Haven for Your Feline Friends

The Kittypod Dome is a modern home for your cat made of superior-grade recycled cardboard. The feline abode reflects designer Elizabeth Paige Smith's signature modern aesthetic and ethical design values.

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Inhabitat Holiday Gift Guide: Green Gifts for Pets

Inhabitat Holiday Gift Guide: Green Gifts for Pets

Pets get tasty treats, toys and lots of lovin' all in exchange for their endless hours of entertainment and unconditional love - seems like a pretty good bargain right? This holiday season indulge your

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Modern Feline Houses Are the Cat’s Meow

Modern Feline Houses Are the Cat’s Meow

If your cat has been scanning real estate postings on Craigslist, tell them that the search is over. Even the most finicky of felines will be enamored with one of these wooden "condos" that are custom

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Kitty Powered Humidifier is the Cat’s Meow!

Kitty Powered Humidifier is the Cat’s Meow!

No matter how much we adore our cats, it's easy to feel like they aren't always pulling their weight around the house -- since they pretty much just sit around all day. Well here's a way to put your lazy

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Hexagonal Dog Bed Made From Recycled Tennis Balls

Hexagonal Dog Bed Made From Recycled Tennis Balls

Number 63 on Fido's life list: Roll around in a bed of tennis balls, chew and slobber over them, and then roll around some more. If you're dying to throw your pooch a bone, check out Hugh Hayden Design's

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