March 17, 2019 3 min read
July 21, 2018 2 min read
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.
August 05, 2017 2 min read
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!
July 07, 2017 13 min read
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!
March 14, 2017 3 min read
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.
February 19, 2017 2 min read
October 24, 2016 4 min read
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!
June 24, 2016 2 min read
June 10, 2016 2 min read
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!
May 25, 2016 2 min read
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!
May 13, 2016 2 min read
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!