Can a dog shampoo be organic and contain paraben?
Should you risk using a dog shampoo that contains parabens on your dog?
We look at the scientific evidence on parabens so you can decide.
Think you're protecting your dog by using antibacterial dog shampoo?
Learn the truth about antibacterial dog shampoo and why it is important to the long term health of your furry family member!
How do you answer that question?
We think a dog dressed as a bumble bee is still a dog wearing a cute disguise. It is still however a dog.
The same question could be asked of DMDM Hydantoin. Is it still formaldehyde? Find out in the ingredient deep dive blog!
Phenoxyethanol is used primarily as a preservative and sometimes as a disinfectant in dog grooming products.
While it is an organic compound, that doesn't mean that it is certified organic. Let's dive in and see what this means in terms of safety for your dog!
Ok. The Methyl sisters aren't dogs but these dogs do kinda look like sisters and they were way cuter than chemical structures!
The methyl sisters are two preservatives you find in many so called "natural" dog shampoos. Discover the true origin of these preservatives in Meet the Methyl Sisters!
Your furry family member is scratching... and scratching... and scratching. They are miserable. You are miserable.
Did you know that traditional pet grooming products have links to dry and itchy skin?
Someone recently searched the 4-Legger website for "benzyl benzoate" and there zero search results. We decided to fix that!
What is benzyl benzoate, when might it be used, and is it safe? We have the answers!
The oils on your dog's skin and coat give your dog its distinct odor. They also serve to protect your dog against environmental toxins and are important for healthy skin and coat. Dirt and pollution accumulate naturally on a daily basis and need to be removed from the skin and scalp so the follicle remains clear, balanced, breathing and growing.
Waterless dog shampoo is intended to absorb excess oils - making the coat appear less oily and "clean".
In fact, waterless dog shampoo retains the environmental toxins on your dog's skin and coat where they can then lick it off and ingest it!
Want to see what they may be ingesting? Take a look...
Buying a natural dog shampoo isn't easy these days. Manufacturers have learned that adding the word “natural” to dog grooming product labels equals increased sales and higher prices.
Channel your inner bloodhound and learn how to discern between a truly naturally shampoo an imposter! Then, pin our infographic to help make smart decisions for you and your dog!