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As you may have noticed things are getting busier. We have less foster homes than we’ve ever had before and we are getting requests left and right to help shelters and owners rehome their dogs. We NEED your help. Don’t feel helpless! Here are things you can do:

If you can’t foster, please volunteer your time,

If you don’t have time, please donate resources,

If you don’t have many resources, please simply share!


We have a dedication to the Underdogs within our community. People are having “accidental” litters left and right and dumping puppies at shelters. Sulli, a pyrenees mix, was TIED to the shelter entrance…. He needs a foster-to- adopt family that has another dog to teach him manners since he was separated from his mom and siblings likely too early. He is going to be a BIG dog.

We also have 7 incoming puppies who are barely 7 weeks old, and look to have never had a loving hand before. The owner did not want to fix the mom…4 males and 3 females will be medium sized dogs likely! Fosters MUST have at least 2 puppies at a time until 12 weeks old (one more month!) to make sure they are behaviorally sound.



These puppies will need some TLC, teething supplies, enrichment play area, washable puppy pads, odoban or virex cleaner, fake turf, their own individual crates as they grow, SO MUCH vet care (dewormer, puppy vaccines, exams, etc). Please go to this mom and pop website and order from our wishlist ASAP: https://lagoonpetproducts.com/collections/4on/puppy#MainContent


If you prefer to shop on Chewy or Amazon Smile please let us know below and we will do our best to get you the wishlists.


If you are local to the Sandhills NC area, the following items would be SO VERY appreciated to allow these puppies to have an enriching time before going to foster to adopt families:

Teething supplies, puppy wet food, puppy dry food, soft toys of different colors, puppy kongs or toppls, soft blankets, towels, rags, washable potty pads, funds for dewormer and vet care, puppy play pens, individual crates, puppy treats, baby gates or play pens, stuffed animals!



If you are a previous adopter or previous foster who is looking for another pup (young or old!) please just PM us, email us at contact@fouron.org, text us at 910-227-9060, and let us know you are interested. If you have not adopted from us prior or fostered for us prior, it is a thorough process to ensure the dogs will be taken care of properly and you are prepared for success.

We wanted to share this information to all of our followers.


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If you’re anything like us, then your dog means the world to you. So, you want them to have a happy, stress-free life with as much freedom as possible. Give them the freedom to:

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  • be loose in your home without fear for your furniture

  • be left alone without anxiety

  • explore the world knowing they can come back to you and feel safe

That’s what the right training can do for your dog.

It’s not always easy to crack that training the first time though and that’s when we can feel disheartened, demotivated or like there’s no point in carrying on with it.


We hate to see dog owners feel like this because there is always another way. It’s not one size fits all when it comes to training and loving a dog.


That’s why we are so excited for Kind & Effective Training Methods for “Naughty” Dogs. It’s 14 days straight of rock solid training knowhow, strategies and tips from some of the best in the business. And it’s there for you and your dog.

It’s free, but you have to save your seat to get access. Claim your ticket to the online event here. [April 19th-May 2nd, 2021 VIRTUAL FREE]

P.S. The speaker list for this event is crazy good so make sure you go and check out the registration page to see for yourself!



It’s time for the Lagoon Pet Products “Hold Still My Heart” Dog Love Photo/Story Contest. The theme of this contest is healing hearts. Please support For Our Underdogs Refuge by submitting heartwarming images


This is FUN, simple and there are some great rewards to support the rescue of your choice! Here’s how to enter:


What kind of photos can be submitted?

You may submit 1 photo per DOG. Adopters and Rescues are eligible to submit photos following the rules below.

Photos must be owned/taken by you and should depict a photo of the love you and your dog share. Adoptable dogs are eligible for photo contest, please note that with submission of photo.

The sky’s the limit on editing, can be a themed background, costume and/or photo enhanced with stickers for the contest. (Example Below)





Contest starts NOW! Deadline to submit entries is 2/1/21 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Current rescues signed up for this event are: FOURon, Darlington Humane Society, Home at Last Dog Rescue and Rise & Shine.


Send entries to k9lagoon@gmail.com. We will share your photos on Facebook and Instagram for votes. Once your photo is posted, feel free to share away. The winning photo will earn their rescue a gift basket and have their story featured on our website, FB and Instagram pages.


Please make sure to include:

1. dog name (previous and new if changed),

2. your heartwarming story and

3. which rescue or shelter you adopted your dog.


Story can include but is not limited to: where you adopted/rescued your dog, background information and/or success story about heartworm treatment.

Without this information, photos will be disqualified.


All photos will appear on the Lagoon Pet Products website blog (and other social media) and by entering, you give K-9 Lagoon LLC permission to use the photo and story on the blog and for other purposes now and in the future.


The contest starts NOW. The contest ends 2/14/21 at 11:59 p.m. EST.


Lagoon Pet Products also has a Limited Edition ‘Have a Heart' Fundraiser


*NEW* Limited Edition ‘Have a Heart’ Virtual Valentine’s by Sandy Van Nostrand! Digital Valentine purchase fundraiser: $5 from each purchase will go to our rescue partners who have heartworm positive dogs who need treatment. Purchase a Virtual Valentine to show your loved ones how much you adore them! It is a puuurrfect treat to give your valentine -- and COVID-19 friendly! Just purchase the valentine with contact information and we do the rest!


Jackie from Lagoon Pet Products will also be having a HUGE Valentine’s Sale! (lagoonpetproducts.com)

Sale will start 1/25/21 to 2/15/21 with new items added throughout the sale. We will be donating a portion of our profits from this sale to our rescue partners to show them some extra love.


Check out limited edition Valentine’s Day products from: ZippyPaws, Mirage Pet Products and yummy treats by Bubba Rose Biscuit Co.!


We look forward to making this entire event a huge success for our rescue partners!


Thank you for supporting 4 Our Underdogs Refuge! If your dog had heartworms prior please include that story! If your story is submitted, 4 Our Underdogs Refuge reserves rights to post the story on our pages and for submission of grants in the future.


If you need help creating your story please email or message someone from the rescue!

Don't forget to send entries to k9lagoon@gmail.com