11 DIY Pet Halloween Costumes for Your Furry Friends
From cute and delicious snacks to spooky (and simple) ensembles, these DIY pet Halloween costumes will get your furry friends in the seasonal spirit. Plus, you likely have all the materials already.
Can Dogs Eat Bones? A Veterinarian's Answer May Surprise You
Many people assume bones are safe for dogs, but a veterinarian explains the dangers of giving them to your pup.
Can Dogs Eat Strawberries? What to Know Before Sharing Your Leftovers
You have a leftover strawberry and are considering giving it to your dog. But is the fruit safe for your furry companion? Here's what you should know before giving them the sweet treat.
5 Pet-Friendly Plants That Are Safe for Dogs and Cats
If you're looking for some pet-friendly plants that are safe for dogs and cats, we have five expert-approved picks you should know about.
8 Cat-Safe Houseplants That Won't Raise a Whisker of Concern
Adorn your home with these non-toxic, cat-safe houseplants. Whether you yearn for a touch of the tropics or crave a whimsical atmosphere, there's a perfect pick for every space.
7 Dog-Safe Houseplants to Add to Your Indoor Jungle
Certain plants can be toxic to our animal friends. Have this list of dog-friendly plants on hand before visiting your local greenhouse to create a pet-friendly oasis.
Gardening for Beginners: 12 Tips for Growing Your Own Food
Growing your own food is both fulfilling and eco-friendly. If you're ready to get started, consider this gardening for beginners 101.
5 Sustainable Pet Grooming Tips, Straight From the Pros
The pet grooming industry is booming—and taking sustainability into account. Here's how to make your at-home pet care routine more eco-friendly.
Can Dogs Eat Bananas? What to Know Before Sharing Your Leftovers
Can dogs eat bananas? Here's everything you should know before feeding your pup leftover banana food scraps.
What's the Best Way to Dispose of Dog Poop? Here's What Experts Say
Which is the best dog poop disposal method for the environment? Here's what to know about flushing dog waste, composting it, and more.
8 DIY Cat Bed Ideas That Are as Eco-Friendly as They Are Cozy
Cats are simple creatures when it comes to comfort. Ditch the pet store for a DIY cat bed made using materials you already own.
The Most Meaningful and Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Lay Your Pet to Rest
Saying goodbye to your beloved four-legged friend is hard. Read on for a selection of meaningful and environmentally-friendly ways to lay your pet to rest.
8 DIY Dog Bed Ideas That Use Materials You Already Have
Save money and reduce waste by making your furry BFF a DIY dog bed using upcycled materials like old sweatshirts, side tables, and drawers.
7 DIY Cat Tree Ideas That Put Your Upcycling Skills to Good Use
Your cat needs to climb. These DIY cat trees allow you to create space for your feline friends using upcycled, accessible materials.
Thinking About Gifting a Pet? This Is What Shelters Want You to Consider
Pausing to think about a few important factors can help ensure that gifting your loved one a pet is a good choice for humans and animals alike.
Our Community Is Reducing Its Carbon Pawprint With These Upcycled Pet Treats
The four-legged members of the Brightly community tried Shameless Pets' upcycled treats. Here’s what they thought!
Your Cat Can't Be Vegan: How a Plant-Based Diet Can Harm Pets
Considering raising a vegan cat? Think again. Read on to learn why a plant-based diet isn't a healthy choice for your feline friend.
5 DIY Pet Toys You Can Make With Upcycled Materials
These DIY pet toys are an easy and affordable way to entertain your cats and dogs—and you probably already have the materials.
This DIY Pet Bed Doubles as a Stylish Rattan Side Table
Have an old side table you no longer like? Turn it into a stylish DIY pet bed for your space. Here's how, step by step.
Pets Aren’t Being Surrendered Due to Owners Returning to the Office—Here’s the Real Reason
Pet surrenders to shelters are at an all-time high in the United States, but it's not because people are returning to the office. Here's the real reason.
The 6 Best Dog Food Options for Your Pup and the Planet
These are the best dog food options for your furry friends. They're just as good for your pets as they are for the planet.
5 Sustainable Dog Products to Try, According to a Vet
Eco-friendly and sustainable dog products are becoming easier to find. Here are five a vet recommends switching to.
Pet Parents Are Looking to Reduce the Carbon Pawprint of Their Furry Friends
This is the year of sustainable pet parenting. Companies are making it easy to reduce our animal friends' carbon pawprints in 2022.
The Best Way to Dispose of Cat Litter Sustainably
Flush, compost, toss, bury, burn—what's the most eco-friendly cat litter disposal method? We break down all the options.
You Can Make This Peanut Butter Dog Treats Recipe in 5 Easy Steps
Show your pup some love by making this peanut butter dog treats recipe. Here's how to do it in five simple steps.
5 Eco-Friendly Essentials Every Dog Owner Needs
I love dogs so much that I have three of them. While I wouldn't recommend making your pack as big as mine, I've gotten a crash course in ALL of the dog things over the years. Here are my recommendations alongside the rest of the Brightly team's.
5 Ways to Help The Planet While You’re Homebound
I'm not going to sugarcoat it – we're in some uncertain times right now. Let's stay as positive as possible and lean on our newfound resource (time!) to do good for the planet and those around us.
Living Sustainably with Pets Is Easier Than You Think
It's highly likely that you own a pet or are close to a loved one's animal. Here are a few of our favorite tips on living ethically + sustainably with your furry companion.