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Our sustainability programs

At The Natural Dog Company, we make a positive impact in the pet industry and on the planet as a whole. 

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Recyclable Elastic Tags

Our elastic tags have helped our retailers manage their inventory - thanks to our partnership with TagBack, you can now help us recycle them!

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Plastic Neutral Certified

100% of our plastic packaging is offset to ensure it doesn't end up in the ocean.

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Recyclable Packaging

Once your dog is done eating our treats, you can take our empty plastic bags to your local grocery store and recycle them.

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Carbon Emissions Neutral Shipments

Our partnership with UPS allows us to calculate the carbon dioxide emissions from shipping our orders and purchasing and retiring the carbon offsets elsewhere.

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OUR MISSION

We, at The Natural Dog Company, have always been known for our high quality treats and chews. Since our inception, we strived towards making sustainable choices to help drive our company forward. From wind-powered energy at our first warehouse to our focus on free-range, grass-fed chews, environmental consciousness has always been at the forefront of our minds.

20,500

lbs of plastic removed each year

30 MT

of carbon dioxide emissions offset annually

$20,000

of treats donated to dog rescues in 2020

OUR SUSTAINABILITY JOURNEY

2009

The Natural Dog Company is born and we ship our first order out of a 2-car garage.

2010

We created our first dog rescue donation program, and moved to our first wind powered warehouse.

2011

We started selling our first USA sourced treats, and continue to expand the USA line today.

2017

To cut down on long commutes, we introduced remote work opportunities for employees.

2019

We joined the Pet Sustainability Coalition.

2020

We become a Plastic Neutral Certified company and implement a Supplier Code of Conduct.

2021

We switched to recyclable LDPE # 4 plastic for all packaging, and begin offering carbon emission neutral shipping.

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