Category Archives: Health & Nutrition

The Shakedown on Sugars: It’s pet diabetes month

November is National Pet Diabetes Month. Originally intended to raise awareness among humans, diabetes month has extended to pets.  We feel it’s important to share what we know about pet diabetes, primarily prevention, symptoms, and treatments.   Diabetes occurs when the … Continue reading

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Turkey for dogs: A lean protein your dog will gobble up

Turkey for dogs? Yes Please! We don’t know about you, but the first thing that comes to our minds when we think of November is Thanksgiving… which inevitably turns our thoughts to turkey! We are pleased to report that this … Continue reading

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Pet Obesity Awareness: What You Can Do

October 11 is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Pet obesity awareness so important and here’s why. It’s an unfortunate fact that nearly 54% of dogs and 59% of cats are considered clinically obese. This translates into literally millions of unhealthy … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Isn’t Just For People

Pumpkin isn’t just for people who wear yoga pants Even before the weather got brisk or the trees lost their leaves we knew fall was coming. Why? Because pumpkin is EVERYWHERE. Lattes, candles, baked goods, and even body wash has … Continue reading

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Summer Pet Safety, Grilling Out Around Pets

                        If you ask us, nothing says summer like a BBQ. Being outside eating flame-cooked food in the company of family and friends that feel so seasonally perfect. For … Continue reading

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Grain Free’s the Way to Be

A lot of people are realizing that pet food companies have been pulling the wool over their eyes with unnecessary filler ingredients like corn and soy. The thing about these ingredients is that our dogs simply have no use for … Continue reading

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Special Announcement: Your Feline Needs Meat!

Just because we don’t make cat food doesn’t mean we aren’t concerned with their nutritional needs. It’s a well known fact that cats are considered obligate carnivores – meaning, they need animal-based protein to live healthy lives. Some pet food … Continue reading

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Taking the Best Care of your Bunny

In honor of Easter, we’re giving a shout out to an often-understated companion: bunnies! Rabbits are a great alternative to a dog or cat with most of the same perks – like being trainable, playful, and (for some) affectionate – … Continue reading

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Preventing Pet Poisoning (and Recognizing the Symptoms)

March 19-25 marks Poison Prevention Week, intended to raise awareness and increase education about poisonous substances and ways to keep yourselves, and your pets, safe. The best place to start is with a brief recap of common household items that … Continue reading

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Is your Pet Overweight?

It’s a sad fact that roughly 50% of America’s pets are overweight – which is probably why someone dubbed October 12 Pet Obesity Awareness Day, intended to call attention to a very real, and clearly underestimated, problem.  As a company … Continue reading

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