Have you ever wondered what your pet’s carbon footprint is? It probably comes as no surprise that pet ownership isn’t exactly good for the planet.
The production and transportation of pet food, toys, supplies, and all of the materials that go into medical procedures use up resources, create waste, and generally put a burden on the planet.
So, what’s a conscientious pet owner to do?
Reducing Your Pet’s Carbon Footprint
A 2017 study out of the UCLA found that dogs and cats are responsible for a quarter of the greenhouse gas emissions caused by animal agriculture. Fortunately, reducing your pet’s carbon footprint is relatively simple!