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An Act of Dog: World Premier on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Every single day approximately 5,500 dogs are euthanized at shelters across the nation. Together, we can stop this national tragedy.  It starts with exposure, education, compassion, empathy, and action. 

Learn more about An Act of Dog and look for it to air on your local PBS station.

Thankful Friday: Looking Back With Gratitude For Your Support

Instead of Black Friday, we're celebrating Thankful Friday (and we're starting on Wednesday)!  

Learn why we're so thankful and how one woman's breast cancer journey after losing a dog to cancer has made the industry safer for dogs around the world. 

Home Remedies for Dog Allergies | DIY Natural Dog Wipes

You know you can bathe your dog regularly to ease their allergies but it can be a hassle. 

Using 4-Legger USDA Certified Organic Dog Shampoo you can make your own safe and non-toxic wipes for quick cleaning! 

We'll show you how!

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 the difference between fragrance oil and essential oil

Learn the difference between essential oil and fragrance oil and discover how sensitive your dog may be to artificial fragrances. 

Are All Of the Ingredients Listed On The Label Of Your Dog's Shampoo?
In the quest for a happy, healthy, and shiny coat, many dog parents often overlook a crucial aspect of their pet's grooming routine – the ingredients in their dog shampoo. Choosing the right dog shampoo can make a world of difference in your furry friend's overall well-being. Just like humans, dogs have specific needs when it comes to skincare, and the ingredients in their shampoo play a pivotal role in maintaining their skin and coat health.
Is Your Dog Shampoo A Chemical Free Product?

You are on a mission to find the best dog shampoo for your fur baby. You are spending hours doing ingredient research to find a safe, non-toxic, and beneficial dog shampoo. 

You run into the phrase "chemical free dog shampoo".

What does this mean? What is the intention of this misguided marketing phrase?

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! 

4-Legger's Nose and Paw Healing Balm is the Best Thanks to USDA Certified Organic Ingredients

Learn what it really takes to make USDA certified organic products by looking at the organic beeswax in 4-Legger's USDA Certified Organic Healing Balm for paw pads, hot spots, dry skin, dry and cracked nose, scar reduction, and sunburns.

As we say, the proof of quality is on the dog! 

4-Legger is Leaping Bunny Certified!
4-Legger is excited to announce that we are now Leaping Bunny Certified as one of the trustworthy companies that meet the Gold Standard of Cruelty Free!
Beneficial Nematodes Naturally Help to Control Yard Pests
Learn how you can use beneficial nematodes in your lawn to reduce your dog's exposure to synthetic ingredients and environmental toxins.

We want your lawn to be as safe as our organic dog shampoo!
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. 

The Risk of Parabens in Your Dog's Shampoo

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. 

Is Biodegradable Organic Dog Shampoo Safe to Use in Outdoor Water Sources?

What does biodegradable dog shampoo mean?

Chances are, you think it is safe to use in rivers, streams, and other water sources. Is it? We've got the answers! 

Why You Should Care About Nitrosamines in Dog Shampoo
You won't see nitrosamines listed as an ingredient on the dog shampoo label. The presence of nitrosamines poses health risks to your dog. Learn what to look for so you can avoid risking your dog's health! 
Why You Shouldn't Use Petroleum Jelly on Your Dog

Thinking about using petroleum jelly on your dog's dry skin?

In addition to being a non-sustainable ingredient source, petroleum jelly is not the best alternative to moisturize your dog's skin.

Learn why!