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15 Best Eco-Friendly Pet Brands for Dog Lovers

Making living with our pets more sustainable, one paw at a time

When deciding to add a four-legged member to your family, why not visit your local rescue shelter to find one who needs a fur-ever home? Not only will you help to reduce the huge problem of homeless dogs (and cats), but this will also have a lasting impact on the environment.

Ensuring your pets are desexed helps to control the growing population of dogs and cats and prevents more of them ending up euthanised in shelters.

We can also choose to buy pet products that are making full use of recycled or eco-friendly materials. There is an increasing choice of environmentally friendly alternatives so now it's up to us pet owners to change some of our daily habits and take a small step in the right direction.

 are Australian-designed and custom made dog undies. These innovative dog diapers were developed by dog lover Emily Martin in consultation with leading vets to ensure their exceptional quality and durability. 

These premium reusable dog diapers are the most absorbent and environmentally friendly diaper available in the market.

® can help keep senior and incontinent pets with their families longer. Also brilliant for short-term use, e.g. with a puppy during house training or for a dog recuperating from an operation or illness. 

To help prevent rashes, the Dundies Pet Nappy Powder is eco-friendly, vegan and comes in 100% compostable packaging.

RRP: from $64.99-$69.99 at 

Eco Max Pet Brushes are ethically handmade in Sri Lanka from natural coconut fibre, a sustainable vegetable fibre. The natural anti-bacterial properties of coconut make it an ideal pet brush. The long lasting fibres are firm but not scratchy, the natural rounded ends are gentle enough for your pet’s sensitive skin and they will love being brushed with them.

Use either the Pet Brush wet to wash your dog and spread the shampoo or soap bar throughout their coat and then dry to brush out dirt, sand, dry skin cells and loose hairs. 

The new Pet Grooming Brush mixed with Palmyra fibres and coconut is ideal for brushing longer haired dogs. 

Eco Max Brushes are vegan, Fair Trade and biodegradable.

RRP: from $21.95 from

Cider & Basil's all-natural Dog Shampoo Bars are handmade in Melbourne, Australia.

The botanical bars are made with solar infused plant-based oils and enriched with natural clays, real botanicals and essential oils, offering a long-lasting lather that leaves your pet's skin feeling clean, soft and nourished. 

Besides the perks of being all natural, it also provides an alternative option for those looking to reduce unnecessary plastics. There are no synthetic fragrances, no Palm Oil. Cruelty Free and always Fair Trade.

Dog Shampoo Bars come in three fragrances: Rose Geranium & Pink Clay, Lavender & Purple Clay and Peppermint & Hemp Seed Oil.

RRP: $16.00 from

The Happy Jack Co. is there to help you get rid of those unwanted doggy smells! 

Their Spritzer Colognes are safe to spray directly onto your dog (avoiding head and eyes) and are perfect for in-between baths. 

Containing all-natural and organic ingredients with soothing Aloe Vera gel and essential oils, these spritzers are safe to use daily.

They can be used as a deodoriser for bedding, clothing, your car and shared spaces. Ditch the Itch can be used as a cologne and also as a natural remedy that may assist with your dog's allergies to grasses, pollens etc.

Other fragrances include: Bush Walkies, Minty Mutt and Zest for Life!

The company uses aluminium and glass containers that can be reused or recycled plus all their deliveries are carbon offset.

RRP: $19.95 (150ml) from

Happy Raindrop pH Neutral Dog Shampoo Soap is an all-in-one plastic bottle-free alternative and you'll get about seven times more washes than liquid soap!

PH neutral for your dog's skin, Happy Raindrop cleans your dog’s without stripping away natural oils and moisture. Simply lather with warm water and massage into your dog’s body. With no artificial fragrances, choose between Cinnamon (with essential oil, not extract) or Oatmeal (with real oatmeal flakes you can see). 

Perfect for dogs with sensitive skin, your fur child will be the envy of the dog park with its soft, conditioned and glossy coat.

Best of all, Happy Raindrop is vegan and contains no nasty ingredients. With nothing to hide, you’ll find the entire ingredient list on their website.

RRP: $14.95 (100g) at

Rascals Treats is an Australian owned company focused on producing ethical and sustainable dog treat options. 

Using only plant-based ingredients, their products provide dog owners with an alternative dog treat that has minimal impact on the environment. 

All of their treats are extremely tasty and healthy for dogs of all types, even those with food allergies and underlying conditions. 

The vibrant and sweet smelling treats may even tempt you to taste them yourself. Apparently, their customers do actually taste them themselves! Dedicated to being sustainable, Rascals Treats are also uniquely packaged in a compostable bag.

Rascals Treats want to give Australians a brand that is fun, fresh and not afraid to challenge the norm. Trade enquiries and wholesale orders are welcome. 

RRP: from $10.90 at 

So, you think you know all about hemp? According to the team at Habitat, you need to think again.

HempPet Oil Blends are new to Habitat, but already proving a huge hit with eco-conscious dog owners! 

Made in Australia, using 100% natural ingredients, including organic Australian Hemp, as well as Hoki from New Zealand’s pristine ocean, they’re free from artificial additives and preservatives, and contain no genetically modified ingredients. 

Plus, they’re packed with Omega 3, 6 and 9 to help keep your dog’s skin clear and their coat nice and shiny, while natural DHA and EPA boost brain development and behaviour. 

Just add a little HempPet Oil to your dog’s food every day for a happier, healthier dog. 
It really is the good oil!

RRP: $25.99 from Habitat Pet Supplies

Sustainably sourced from nature, Glyde Mobility Chews are a great tasting joint supplement product for dogs with three proven ingredients, that together provide a therapeutic dose to help relieve the signs of osteoarthritis.

✔️ Green Lipped Mussel - a clinically proven natural anti-inflammatory and natural source of Omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, protein, glucosamine and chondroitin - is an environmentally sustainable resource from New Zealand.
✔️ Glucosamine HCI  - which increases protective joint fluid, reduces pain - is sustainably sourced from shellfish.
✔️ Chondroitin - which helps rebuild cartilage and improves joint function and mobility -  is sustainably sourced from the bovine industry and does not contain shark cartilage.

The heart-shaped chews are easy to break with dosing that is convenient for large and small breeds. 

RRP: $65.00 (60ct) - $115.00 (120ct) from vets and online at

Doggy Eco’s mission is to create durable, functional petwear designed for active dogs and to inspire the adventurer in all of us! The new Eco Ball from Doggy Eco has been designed to change the way we think about play.

Made from 100% hand compounded New Zealand Sheep Wool, the Eco Ball is 100% biodegradable, non toxic and gentle on teeth. 

Due to its unique compounded composition, your new Eco Ball (under supervised play) will outlast any tennis ball allowing your dog to deep chew without damaging the ball, or their teeth, offering your dog a unique experience while playing fetch. 

Eco Balls are suitable for all dog sizes, machine washable and even float on the water!

RRP: $13.95 - $29.95 from

Outback Tails is launching a beautiful new collection of Australian native animal dog toys, with a percentage from the sales from each toy donated to The Australian Wildlife Conservancy.

Made from wool felt and stuffed with natural jute plant fibre, these adorable, vegan dog toys are a beautiful dog gift that leave a smaller footprint on planet earth.

Each toy has been double stitched for strength and is coloured with natural vegetable dye.  

There are 4 dog toys to collect including Darren Dingo, Gertie Galah, Ernie Emu and Ed the Echidna.

RRP: $19.95 (in store from late September) from

If you are a pet parent whose interest lies in surrounding your dog with luxury and natural fibres, whilst minimising your impact on the planet Eco Dogs Aust beds have got you covered!
Using environmentally responsible foam - recommended by GECA (Good Environmental Choice Aust.) Certification and ethically sourced fibre, made from recycled water bottles. A large proportion of the fabrics are made with non-toxic inks. 

Made from sustainable materials, these dog beds come with a 5-year warranty. In fact, the company hopes this will be the last dog bed you will ever have to buy! If any damage is done, all detachable items can be replaced and purchased separately.

Super stylish, durable and comfortable, these are high performance dog beds with orthopaedic health benefits for your dogs. So comfortable you may be tempted to test them out yourself...

Available in a wide range of colours and sizes. Both the mattress protector and canvas bed cover are machine washable.

RRP: $160.00-$379.00 at 

Made from recycled materials, Puccii Care dog leads and collars are built to withstand our harsh Australian climate. The reflective stitching also makes for safer evening walking.  

Every dog collar and lead sold equates to a donation, with 50% of all Puccii's profits going to local animal welfare groups.

These practical dog collars (one size fits all but it is fully adjustable) and leads are packaged in environmentally friendly jute bags. They come in White/Black or Orange/Black.

RRP: $16.00 (collars); $39.00 (leashes) from

Good Scruff is an environmentally responsible company that loves pets and our planet. 
Their range of green cleaning solutions to everyday pet stain and odour problems are easy to use and also a healthier safer choice for the whole family. 

Manufactured in Melbourne with ingredients sourced ethically (never tested on animals) from the best Australian suppliers using only plant-derived base ingredients (for cleaning) and natural scents from botanical extracts (for odour removal). 

All 500ml cleaner bottles (Stain & Odour RemoverToy & Bowl SanitiserUrine & Odour Remover) are 100% recyclable and refillable to help reduce your carbon footprint. 

Whether you are potty training a puppy or newly adopted dog, or just dealing with your pet’s bad habits, these products can be a real life saver!

Check out their Pet Essentials Kit (includes all 4 products) to save 15% on RRP. 

RRP: $24.95-$34.95 from

Non-toxic and biodegradable, the Turf Doctor Australia's smellBgone range provides a fast, permanent and safe solution for areas impacted by pet urine odours. 

The smellBgone infill (15kg bag) is organic, naturally occurring and designed to stay in your artificial grass. 

The smellBgone liquid is an anti-bacterial disinfecting deodoriser applied as a spray onto the affected area to disinfect and remove odours. 
It works on synthetic turf, concrete or tiled surfaces, wooden floors, carpets etc. 

RRP: from $29.95 (1L Deodoriser) at 

Biogone is a manufacturer of a range of responsible products who wants to change the way people use plastic.

Their dog waste bags are 
landfill biodegradable, which means that when the bag reaches a landfill the natural microbes there will digest it away. 

Once your dog has done his business and you’ve scooped it up, you want to dispose of it as fast as you can. Biogone dog waste bags are designed to be thrown in the nearest bin to go to landfill.

Waste bags (in rolls of 20) to carry around with your dog are packed in boxes made of recycled cardboard. Larger bulk rolls of 250 gusseted wider mouth bags for big dogs or rolls of 500 bags for outside park dispenser mounting are available too.

RRP: $8.80-$16.90 (Pack of 4 or 8 Mini Rolls/20 bags) at

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