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Can You Find A Grain of Truth?

There is STILL so much confusion and controversy swirling around about whether to feed dogs grain-free food or with-grain food!  Unfortunately, the veterinary community is just as confused, and we’re sad to see many of them fanning the flames of misinformation about what impact if any this over-simplified choice has on heart [...]

By |May 18th, 2022|Pet Food Insider|

The DCM Debate Is In Reruns

We last blogged about this issue back in 2018, when the headlines first appeared that certain kinds of dry food formulas could be causing heart problems in dogs. Not much has changed since then in terms of research and answers, but the pet food industry has made changes to eliminate the concern. [...]

By |February 1st, 2022|Pet Food Insider|

Air-Dried Foods are Awesome

Air-dried pet foods are a unique category. They offer the convenience of "scoop and serve" like kibble, but the carefully crafted food retains much more of its natural nutrition and flavor, making it a much healthier choice to feed than highly processed dry food. The moderate temperature used to make these foods [...]

By |January 20th, 2022|Staff Favorites|

Take Ownership of Your Pet’s Food Bowl

The world of pet food regulation is crazy-making! The more you learn about the lack of regulation and the willful cheapening of source ingredients, the more dismaying it is.     We are part of the pet food supply chain and do our best to ensure that we're offering our customers the healthiest [...]

By |September 21st, 2021|Pet Food Insider|

Help Your Pet Keep Calm & Carry On

We all wish it was as easy as that saying makes it seem. While we humans can self-reflect on our circumstances, our pets need our help with unexpected changes and stress. If you've been working from home but are soon going to be working away, you should start to gradually acclimate your [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|Behavior + Wellbeing|

Don’t Let Fleas & Ticks Drive You Crazy

Nobody wants to find fleas on their pet, but don't risk your pet's health with dangerous pesticides. The health ramifications from topical and oral pesticide medications can be serious, damaging the body over time and sometimes causing immediate reactions - even if your pet has had these medications before without visible side [...]


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