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Luca’s Favorites

Hey everyone! It’s Alli and I wanted to show you Luca’s six favorite things from our store. He is a year and a half old Lab/Rottweiler mix and weighs 70 pounds.

First, we have his favorite food of all time, Steve’s Real Food frozen raw. This company is my personal favorite in our store. They are small and have an office in northern Utah. Their meat is free range, and don’t have added antibiotics or hormones. Luca devours it and loves that it is soft and healthy for him.

His next two favorite things are from the brand Nulo. Their freeze-dried food is amazing as a topper and treats as well as a full meal. He loves going to grandma’s house because she is always stocked with it and is a sucker for his puppy face! The next is Nulo cans, he really loves every flavor and I enjoy incorporating them into his diet for some added versatility.

He definitely has the Rottweiler jaw so he is a chewer. This mammoth bone from Red Barn is affordable and long lasting! Whenever he goes in the backyard he has a chewing session.

Bully sticks are some of my favorite because they are clean and have the option for being odorless, so they are perfect for indoor use. Whenever I have had a long day and he still has some energy I let him chew on one to stimulate his brain and keep him quiet while I relax.

Finally, we have this Mammoth Flossy Chew, which is not only good for his teeth, but he loves to play tug of war and act like a big bad wolf by shaking it vigorously.

Overall, my pup is spoiled and loves everything mommy brings home for him. I am so lucky to have such an awesome job that helps me take care of him the best I can.

XX, Alli

National Dental Awareness Month

It’s February and that means love is in the air and there’s almost nothing we love more than kisses from our pets, especially around Valentine’s Day!

But a cute kiss can turn not so cute fast when your dog or cat has bad breath. Did you know bad breath can be a sign of a more serious dental issue?

In fact, almost 80% of dogs over the age of three have dental disease. By giving your dogs what they need, you can help prevent it with a healthier, more holistic approach.

Natural dog chews such as Raw Marrow Bones, Bully Sticks, Pig Ears, Elk Antlers, and Buffalo Horns are all biologically designed to help keep your dog’s teeth in tip-top shape.

Of course, you can try the ol’ classic toothbrush & paste method, but sometimes that’s harder than dressing a toddler.

If your dog isn’t much of a chewer or doesn’t like having their teeth brushed, we have other alternatives such as live enzymatic probiotics, water additives, oral gels, mouth sprays and so much more.

Stop by our shop or give us a call at 435.256.6767 and ask us about how you can put the “fresh” back in your dog’s breath.

P.S. Here’s a little Valentine’s Day Gift just for you!

The Raw Truth: Get the Inside Scoop on Feeding Raw

We aim to keep things short, sweet and to the point so we’ve hand picked several of our most frequently asked questions about feeding raw.

Isn’t raw food dangerous?

Myth. Raw food is the most biologically appropriate food for your dogs and cats. Their systems are designed to handle the bacteria both good and bad.

Will preparation take up all my time?

Preparation will only take a few more minutes than pouring kibble in a bowl would. Just like when you prepare meat for your human family you take the same precautions when feeding raw food to your pets.

How will I afford it?

The cost is actually pretty comparable to a premium kibble or canned food. Below Primal outlines how much raw you can feed for the price of a bag of kibble.

If you’re wondering how much it will cost to feed your pet, use Steve’s Real Food calculator.

Is it an all or nothing deal?

Not at all. Use freeze dried as a treat or a food topper, add goat’s milk to rehydrate kibble or as another treat, or feed partially raw if you’d like.

What raw options do you carry?

Freeze Dried

  • Sojos
  • Stella & Chewy’s
  • Nulo

Frozen

  • Tucker’s

Both

  • Steve’s Real Food
  • Primal

Other (goat milk, treats and more)

  • Answers
  • Orijen
  • Acana
  • Vital Essentials

Have more questions? Call or stop by and our pack members would love to answer them! Ready to start feeding raw? We’ll set you up for success!