Honestly Terrific Dog Toys

At age 51, Mary Wolff was experiencing a desire familiar to many—to change course and to give back. But in just what direction? Her inspiration was to come from an unlikely place: a ratty drink coaster. Her two beloved Yorkies, Sophie and Willie, turned up their noses at the fancy toys bought for them. On a whim, Mary tossed a fabric drink coaster across the room and her reluctant-to-play pups pounced! They LOVED playing with it.

“This inadvertent drink coaster/fetch game became a daily ritual of great fun and exercise,” writes Mary. “However, even five-pound Willie could tear them apart with ease. So, I thought, maybe I can design a similar version with safer, more durable and natural materials, and….voila! Eco-Fetcher was born. Not only did they play daily with it, it proved to be durable with the most “super-chewer” testers from three pounds to 110 pounds!”

These toys were to become the foundation of Mary’s company, Honest Pet Products, founded on the principles of being true to our pets, our planet, and people. She sources the most natural materials possible to create pet toys and shampoo that are not only safe and durable, but fun. Sustainable hemp and wool are used to make their truly eco-friendly toys, which are all biodegradable and made in Wisconsin.

Her products have found an extremely enthusiastic fanbase of dogs and people alike. Courtney and Adam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, write their dog Stiv is “obsessed with his Eco-Fetcher. He has had it for a couple of weeks now which is the longest he’s ever had a toy…soft or hard, except for the extra heavy-duty nylon bone, which he hasn’t touched since he got his Eco-Fetcher.” Their review is just one of the many glowing testimonials from people delighted to have found a durable toy that their dog not only loves, but that’s good for people and the planet, too. Find them at honestpetproducts.com.

bioDOGradable Bags Announces partnership with 1% for the Planet!

bioDOGradable Bags has joined 1% for the Planet, pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on the environment.

bioDOGradable works to offer a patented vegetable blend as an eco-friendly alternative to harmful plastic bags in order to help prevent plastic pollution. With the current state of our environment ravaged by micro-plastics, something more needed to be done. Now, bioDOGradable’s pet waste bags are the first to help fund the fight against plastic pollution. Ourgoal is to prevent future plastic pollution, while also repairing the damage that has already been done.

● As a new member of 1% For the Planet, bioDOGradable Bag’s donations help support the environmental nonprofit, The 5Gyres Institute; a movement to empower action against the global health crisis of plastic pollution through science, education, and adventure.

● bioDOGradable Bags is a certified Green Business by Green America and is also a proud member of the environmental initiatives, Break Free From Plastic, Plastic Pollution Coalition, and Pet Sustainability Coalition. bioDOGradable believes in working beyond just providing a product by also contributing to powerful movements for positive environmental change.

Collectively, 1% for the Planet Members have donated more than $175 million to environmental
nonprofits to-date.

“We are thrilled to welcome bioDOGradable Bags to our global network,” said Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet. “Currently, only 3% of total philanthropy goes to the environment and, only 3% of that comes from businesses. We need more business like bioDOGradable Bags to do its valuable part to increase giving and support on the ground outcomes.”


About 1% for the Planet

1% for the Planet is a global organization that connects dollars and doers to accelerate smart environmental giving. We recognize that the current level of environmental giving – only 3% of total philanthropy – is not enough to solve the most pressing issues facing our planet.

Through our business and individual membership, 1% for the Planet inspires people to support environmental organizations through annual membership and everyday actions. We advise on giving strategies, we certify donations, and we amplify the impact of the network.

Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of Blue Ribbon Flies, our members have given more than $175 million to environmental nonprofits to date. Today, 1% for the Planet is a network of more than 1,400 member businesses, a new and expanding core of hundreds of individual members, and thousands of nonprofit partners in more than 60 countries. Look for our logo and visit www.onepercentfortheplanet.org to learn more.

About New Company

bioDOGradable Bags helps to reduce plastic pollution through education and the use of their certified biobased alternatives to plastic bags. Pet waste currently contributes trillions of plastic bags that ultimately leads to plastic pollution, and it is a category that has yet to be addressed with a sustainable solution. Now, bioDOGradable introduces new methods of disposal through the first Home Pet Waste Composter, bioCOMpet, to safely eliminate harmful pathogens and divert waste from landfills to help support a circular life cycle. These natural bags preserve Earth’s natural resources without the need for fossil fuels and petro-chemicals, which allows it to degrade into a food to be consumed by micro-organisms. This patented vegetable blend addresses the plastic pollution crisis in the pet industry and works to turn pet waste into a highgrade compost to beautify our environment.

Introducing the Fraser Valley Grub Formula from KASIKS

Taplow Ventures LTD., is pleased to announce a NEW and NOVEL protein source with the introduction of our canned Fraser Valley Grub Formula. KASIKS canned products are produced at Coastwise Processors Inc., our human-grade canning facility located in British Columbia, Canada.

Insect protein has become increasingly popular over the past few years as part of the human diet.

Insects are Eco-Friendly, Novel, Clean & Healthy:

Insect protein is equal and in some cases higher in protein and fat than traditional sources    

Zero methane production

No added hormones, antibiotics or steroids

GMO Free

Reduced water consumption in farming insects over that of other animal protein options

Low environmental impact and source of excellent nutrients


Kasiks Pet food is sourcing our soldier  fly larvae from within our community. Enterra Feed Corporation is a CFIA approved farming facility located in British Columbia, Canada. Enterra feeds excess fruit, vegetable and grain from human food production.

“North American and European consumers are continually seeking unique quality protein sources for their pets. Insect protein is a part of many peoples’ diets. Our KASIKS Fraser Valley Grub formula contains insect to enhance the fat and protein of the diet.”  –  Michael Florian, President & Founder KASIKS Pet Foods

For Healthy and Eco-Friendly Pet Supplies, Check out WholeWoof!

At WholeWoof, we believe every dog deserves healthy, safe products. The food and toys you give your pets on a daily basis play a crucial role in their health and well-being, so we’re here with a selection of treats, toys, and clothes to keep your pet healthy and happy. Our mission is to make sure that dogs everywhere have access to stylish clothes and accessories, fun toys, and healthy food to enjoy a long and happy life.

We go the extra mile to make sure that all of our pooch-approved products are healthy—even for the most sensitive dogs. Whether you’re looking for all-natural, organic, grain-free, or gluten-free treats, we have them in-store for you. When it comes to our collection of WholeWoof toys, each one is completely chemical-free, non-hazardous, and eco-friendly. They’re also made of sustainable and biodegradable rubber, organic cotton, recycled plastics, and all-natural dyes.

Explore our store for healthy and eco-friendly essential pet supplies, or try our new exclusive WHOLEWOOF DOG TREATS, our premium GLUTEN & GRAIN FREE dog treats are handmade and baked in small batches using only ALL NATURAL, LOCALLY SOURCED, HUMAN GRADE INGREDIENTS.

Earth Rated Poop Bags

Earth Rated Poop Bags

At just pennies per use, there's no excuse not to use these eco-friendly, lavender scented, poop bags from Earth Rated! Best of all, they’re extra strong and extra long. -TC

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