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Is Tea Tree Shampoo Safe For Dogs?
What is the big controversy about tea tree oil and how can it be safely used instead of medicated dog shampoo? 

If you need a safe medicated dog shampoo, you need to read this article!
Why USDA Certified Organic Dog Shampoo is So Important to the Long Term Health of Your Dog

In #1 Best Selling Book, The Forever Dog book by Dr. Karen Becker and Rodney Habib, they recommended using a "chemical free dog shampoo". 

Learn what that means and how easy it is to transition to a chemical free dog shampoo for the long term health of your dog! 

The Forever Dog: #1 New York Times Best Seller Book
Finally, a book that puts down on paper what we've been saying for years! Synthetic chemicals  and artificial ingredients don't belong in dog shampoo! In this pathbreaking guide, two of the world's most popular and trusted pet care advocates, Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker DVM reveal new science for how to give your dogs the best chance at a long happy life.
Why Dog Shampoo Ingredients are So Important

If you've been shopping for dog shampoo one of the first things you'll notice is how nearly every bottle you pick up says it is organic and all natural. 

Learn why ingredients are ... everything. 

Naturally Deter Pests and Kill Fleas on Your Dog With Our USDA Organic Dog Shampoo

Looking for a safe and non-toxic dog shampoo that really kills fleas? 

We have 5 fantastic options you can choose from for natural flea dog shampoo: Organic cedar dog shampoo with peppermint, organic tea tree dog shampoo, organic neem dog shampoo with sweet orange, organic hemp dog shampoo with lemongrass, organic lemongrass dog shampoo, and our organic apple cider vinegar rinse. 

Studies that Link Lawn Treatments to Canine Cancer
Over 50% of dogs over the age of 2 will die from cancer. Yet, over the past 20 years there has been mounting scientific evidence that shows a clear link between lawn treatments and canine cancer. We've compiled the list of scientific evidence and articles that help you learn about the dangers of lawn treatments and the risk of cancer. We can reduce cancer in dogs by using organic lawn treatments and organic dog shampoo. 
Warning: Science Proves Lawn Treatments are Toxic to Dogs

We recently had someone comment on a blog post we wrote last year saying our concerns about toxic chemicals in lawn care was based on emotion, not science.

So, here is some science for you to consider when you are thinking about lawn care, you and your dog!

Why You Do Not Want Parabens In Your Dog's Shampoo
Learn why parabens in dog shampoo is a big deal and why you do not want to use dog shampoo that has parabens in the ingredients.
Is Phenoxyethanol Really an All Natural Dog Shampoo Ingredient?

Is Phenoxyethanol really an all natural dog shampoo ingredient? Is it safer than paraben?

How can you tell dog shampoo is truly natural, safe and non-toxic? 

Pet parents who care about ingredients should read this. 

A Holistic Approach to A Yeast Infection In Your Dog

Your dog is scratching and itching. Have you had your dog's skin checked for yeast? If not, go to your veterinarian and have them check. Grain free food and high carbohydrate food are causing yeast infections along with environmental toxins, and other factors that stress immune compromised dogs.

Learn how to combine traditional and holistic approaches to get your dog relief from yeasty skin and yeast ears!

Is Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate a Natural Preservative?

Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate is a preservative based on the naturally occurring amino acid glycine. Does that mean the preservative is natural?

We've got the answer!  

Learn About Ingredients to Find a Safe and Non-Toxic Organic Dog Shampoo

Are Your Dog's Shampoo Ingredients Really Safe?
Tired or seeing so many (so called) "organic dog shampoos" on the market that contain synthetic chemicals?

4-Legger has created a dog shampoo ingredient database where pet parents can quickly identify if an ingredient is really safe or if it is in fact a synthetic chemical with links to safety concerns.

Grab your dog's shampoo bottle and look up a few ingredients. You may be shocked at what you find! 

The Tip to Naturally Get Rid of Fleas During Your Dog's Bath Without Synthetic Chemicals!

Want to get rid of fleas without using any synthetic chemicals? We can help! 

Follow these steps using 4-Legger organic dog shampoo to naturally kill fleas without any synthetic chemicals! 

Does Your Dog Shampoo Use Clean Label Ingredients for Healthy Skin and Coat?

There is a new trend in the human and dog food industry called CLEAN! 

Learn what "clean" means in your food, your dog's food, and why it is time for "clean" to enter the dog grooming industry!  

Lawn Treatments and Your Dog - Keeping It Safe

If you have a lawn treatment service or if you treat your lawn yourself, you must read this.

Learn about bioaccumulation from toxic synthetic yard chemicals and how to keep your dog and you safe.

An Introduction to Bioaccumulation: Living As An Informed Pet Parent

What does bioaccumulation mean? We've learned this word the hard way, by losing our dogs to disease.

Let us give you the single tip you need for you and your dog to live a safe and non-toxic life.

Say No to Annual Vaccines and Yes To Titers!

If you've researched vaccinosis, it probably led you to titering.

A titer is a laboratory test that measures the amount of antibodies in the blood. It may sound complex but it isn't.  We break it down for you by explaining what titering is, why you MUST do it, and review the recommended core vaccination schedule for dogs. 

Vaccinosis: What Is It? We'll Tell You Why You Should Care

Vaccinosis is a set of adverse reactions or events that may occur within minutes, days, months, or years after receiving a vaccination.

Vaccinosis isn't "holistic hype" or something you should ignore. 

Learn what vaccinosis is now, before your dog has an adverse reaction to annual vaccines or before long term damage to your dog's immune system has occurred. 

Rock Salt and Ice Melt Dangers To Your Dog, Part 2

Learn the warning signs that your dog has consumed ice melt or rock salt so you know what to look for this winter!

We've also compiled some tips for dealing with the winter ice and keeping your dog safe from rock salt and ice melt! 

Rock Salt and Ice Melt Dangers To Your Dog, Part 1

Winter is just around the corner and with winter comes snow and ice! If you've used rock salt or ice melt to keep from slipping and sliding on the ice, you should be aware of its harmful effects on your four-legged family members.

Every winter veterinarians receive an influx of calls and visits from pet parents with dogs who have been exposed to rock salt and ice melt products.

Continue reading to learn more about the hazards of rock salt and how you can help protect your dog.

6 Reasons Why Certified Organic Dog Shampoo Is Better

Finding the best organic dog shampoo should be easy. 

Unfortunately, dog shampoo manufacturers have made it hard to find truly safe and non-toxic products. 

Learn why certified organic dog shampoo is better and safer than other grooming products on the market and how to avoid the imposters!