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Welcome to our blog. Our goal is to provide you with as much information as possible about natural products and unusually special products for your pets. Our focus will be on skin, coat and paw care. We also will discuss flea, tick and mosquito repellants, as some on the market may be extremely dangerous to your pets.

We hope you participate and let us know what you want to learn about. If you have ideas you would like us to research and write about, please let us know. The PawPurity team has three rescues of our own and know how important these family members are. Let’s work together to discover what’s best for them.

Skin, Coat & Paw Care

News Update: 1,4 Dioxane in Pet Shampoos Found to Be Harmful

by Lisa Porter on Oct 09 2022

Numerous states are enacting laws to address the presence of 1,4-dioxane in consumer products such as pet and human shampoos and soaps, as this byproduct, which is caused by chemical reactions in manufacturing, is linked to cancer. California, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, New York are among the first to focus on the presence of such potentially harmful chemicals in consumer products

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Skin, Coat & Paw Care

What Shampoo is Safe to Use on Cats?

by Lisa Porter on Oct 05 2022

You may think that any shampoo would be safe when it comes to cleaning your cat, but that’s not the case. Different shampoos have different pH levels, which can impact a cat’s skin. They also may have ingredients that irritate your furbabies skin. This is why it’s essential to use a shampoo specifically designed for cats. In this article, we’ll share with you what ingredients in shampoos are safe to use on your feline friend and what are not. So, let’s get started.

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Skin, Coat & Paw Care

Flea & Tick Shampoo for Dogs With Sensitive Skin

by Lisa Porter on Oct 01 2022

You may wonder what kind of flea shampoo to use if your dog has highly sensitive skin. There are a few things to keep in mind when making your decision. First, you want to ensure that the shampoo is free of harsh chemicals, pesticides, and artificial fragrances. Second, you’ll want to choose a shampoo designed specifically formulated to be safe for those with sensitivities. And last but not least, you also don’t want to use a shampoo that is not strong enough to protect against fleas and ticks.

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Skin, Coat & Paw Care

Celebrate National Puppy Mill Survivor Day – Find Out What it is All About

by Lisa Porter on Sep 30 2022

In today’s society, it is easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day activities and forget about the bigger picture. That is why it is essential to take a step back and remember what is truly important. National Puppy Mill Survivor Day is all about doing just that. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about puppy mills and the dogs affected by them. It is a day to celebrate the survivors and educate others about these mills’ horrors.

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Skin, Coat & Paw Care

Which is the Best Dog Shampoo for Skin Conditions?

by Lisa Porter on Sep 28 2022

If you are a dog parent, it’s most likely important to you that your dog’s skin and coat stay healthy, clean and shiny. Many shampoos can keep the coat shiny and clean, but is it the best product for keeping his skin healthy? This makes finding a shampoo that does both a priority.

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Skin, Coat & Paw Care

Persian Cat Tear Stain Remedies

by Lisa Porter on Sep 25 2022

We often get questions about how to remove tear stains on Persian cats. With many years of experience in the pet industry and helping these gorgeous little furry members, we would love to share our information. Let us tell you first that teary eyes in cats and staining can be due to multiple causes from infections to allergies to yeast. So first, you need to identify the root cause of Epiphora (watery eyes) in your Persian cat and then decide on the remedy.

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Skin, Coat & Paw Care

What Is The Best Pet Shampoo?

by Lisa Porter on Mar 25 2021

If you knew what is the best pet shampoo, you would buy it if the price were reasonable right? So the question is, what are you doing to find out which one will make your pet’s skin and coat the cleanest, shiniest and healthiest? This may take a little homework because manufacturers like to use words you don’t understand, but in the long run, it will save you a lot of money in vet bills for allergies, dry skin, dander, excessive licking, scratching, hot spots, and other skin issues.

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Flea & Tick Protection

Best Natural Flea & Tick Repellents For Dogs

by Lisa Porter on Jul 19 2020

Bathing your dog regularly with a shampoo that contains a balanced formula of natural flea and tick repellents and following up with a plant-based repellent spray is the best way to kill fleas on dogs and keep them from coming back. Below, we’ll review the best natural flea and tick repellents for dogs, to help you protect your furry friend from bites.

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Skin, Coat & Paw Care

Six Ingredients to Avoid in Pet Shampoos

by Lisa Porter on Jul 03 2020

You can protect your pet from potentially toxic ingredients in pet shampoos by understanding the labels so you know what’s in them. Your pet’s skin is his biggest organ. It protects him from disease, virus, insects and all other elements of the environment, which is why it’s important to have a good understanding of what’s in the products you use. What you put on your pet’s skin gets absorbed easily so if you are not a label reader, you may consider becoming one.

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