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Green Dog of the Year Contest Gallery 2

By: Meredith Darlington on Jan. 11, 2010, 10:51 a.m.
Carly, Australian shepherd/blue heeler mix

Photo: Aileen Pierce

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Carly, Australian shepherd/blue heeler mix

Carly sleeps on recycled pillow cases stuffed with old recycled towels. At 15, saving energy is an easy task to accomplish, although she is energy efficient in that she uses heat from blankets when Dad gets up from his naps! She gives Mom her used food bags so Mom can reuse them in the car as floor mats during snowy wet weather. Carly also eats out of a stainless steel bowl that can safe the environment from plastics. Carly loves the outdoors and the fresh air.