VZ 201: 5 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Pet (Plus Helpful Adoption Tips)

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Six days after the passing of our beloved dog, Molly, we decided to get some “puppy therapy” at a local shelter. We thought it would make us feel better. It did, and we ended up bringing home the new light of our lives, our retriever mix, Cosmo Kramer. We like to say that we rescued […]

VZ 173: Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

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  In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we talk about one of our favorite subjects…pets! Specifically, did you know that owning a pet (or even just interacting with animals) can have positive effects on your health? Not to mention the good it does for them.   Thanks for tuning in to this episode […]

VZ 157: Whole Food Snacks for Pets

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In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll be talking about some healthy, whole foods you can feed your pups and kitties. Not all fruits and veggies are safe for animals, so we’ll be sharing both the safe and unsafe ones, plus some tips for introducing your pet to plant-based snacks.   Thanks for […]

VZ 120: Happy World Animal Day!

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  Happy World Animal Day!!! This episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast is dedicated to animals everywhere! In it we share lots of information about World Animal Day: what it is, how it got started, and ways YOU can get involved. Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you […]

VZ 073: You Can Feed Your Pet a Vegetarian Diet…But Should You?

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You may want to feed your pet a vegetarian diet (or vegan, even) for a variety of reasons: Ethics — owners who abstain from eating animal products for reasons related to the cruel conditions on factory farms may not want animals to be eaten, even by other animals Pet health — “logic” would dictate that […]

VZ 027: Keeping Pets Safe & Healthy During the Holidays

We’re all busy during the holiday season.  Buying and wrapping gifts, making cookies, attending and/or hosting parties, making airport runs, keeping the kids busy, and so much more.  With so much going on, sometimes pets can fade into the background a bit.  Not that we don’t love them less during this busy time, of course, […]