Wellness Recall March 18, 2017

Wellpet, maker of Wellness, has issued a limited recall due to possible elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone.  The recall is limited to one canned formula, Wellness 95% Beef Canned Dog Food.  Any pet parents with this product in their pantry should check on the bottom of the can for the following ‘best by’ dates.  If any […]

Grandma Lucy’s Affordable Freeze-dried Pet Food

Making Freeze-dried Pet Food Accessible Grandma Lucy’s makes accessibly-priced freeze-dried pet food. It costs about the same per day (about $3.50-$4.25 for an average 50lb dog) as our most popular kibble, Acana.  So should you consider switching or adding it to your food rotation?  Comparing kibble and freeze-dried foods is like comparing apples to oranges. But […]

Treats: Goodness Gracious

Give a handful of treats to the pet you love, and a heart full of hope to another in need… One of our favorite dog treats has a particular place in our hearts because of their commitment to supporting local animal welfare groups.  We’re talking about Goodness Gracious, located right in Marblehead, MA.  Founder Amy […]

Make a Raw Resolution

I love Primal’s Raw Resolution campaign.  The idea is to commit to trying adding even just a little raw to your pet’s diet and see the results.  To make it easier to take the risk, we’ve got coupons for $3 off freeze-dried or frozen raw diets for cats or dogs, free trial size of frozen raw, free […]

Stella & Chewy’s FROZEN MORSELS Recall

Stella & Chewy’s has just announced a limited recall of FROZEN Morsels…all the details can be found on their website here. The batches in the recall may have been exposed to Listeria. We’re emphasizing FROZEN because most of our Stella & Chewy’s customers are using their freeze-dried dinners.  None of the recalled product is in […]

Bravo Issues Recall on Specific Batches of Frozen Raw Diets

Bravo issued a voluntary recall today for select lots of their Frozen Raw Diets due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a strain of bacteria that can cause very serious illness in young children, elderly and others with weakened immune systems.  It is however rarely harmful to animals.  For full details, including batch dates and Consumer Return Form, […]

“My Dog (or Cat) Eats Better Than I Do”

We hear that all the time.  It’s not so far-fetched.  Especially if you feed a home-prepared or commercial raw diet, or a commercial freezed-dried or dehydrated diet, or canned supplemented with fresh vegetables. So how good is top-shelf, premium, all-natural, human grade ‘people food for pets’ anyway?  Is it as good as it looks?  And […]

Nature’s Variety Announces Recall on Organic Chicken

Nature’s Variety has recalled a batch of Instinct Raw Frozen Organic Chicken Medallions and Patties because the batch has been found to contain small pieces of clear plastic, which could cause choking or injury.  The company reports that no animals have been harmed from the recalled product.  Because Nature’s Variety has moved quickly to respond to […]