The Freshpet Blog

Fresh food isn’t the only way to help your dog or cat get the most out of life. From bathing tips to health-related info, find out the latest pet-related news and stories on our blog.


The Quest to Find Blind Dogs a Home

Shelters & Rescues, Tails of Good

In 1999 Karen Belfi adopted a blind dog, and after some research she landed on an online support group for blind dog owners. It became a resource for advice as well as a lasting network of pet parent friends. But after years of seeing emails about blind dogs that needed homes, she decided to turn those leads into rescues.   In 2009, Karen founded the Blind Dog Rescue Alliance (BDRA) with some of…

Sam, Blind Rescu #410 at BDRA

Ingredient Spotlight: Spinach

Nutrition & Healthy Living

Did you know that leafy greens like spinach are just as good for our pets as they are for us?   Spinach is a good source of fiber, calcium and potassium as well as vitamins A, K, D, and E. It’s high in iron which is vital for muscle health for pets of all ages. Spinach also contains flavonoids and carotenoids, which have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Carotenoids in spinach…



Our Favorite Super Bowl Commercials

Pet Videos

We have to admit that while many of us watch it for the sport, a lot of us are in it for the blockbuster commercials. This year’s Super Bowl had a handful of winners, but these were our favorite ads. Hint: They all feature furry friends!   Volkswagen: The Bark Side Star Wars fans and dog lovers unite! This rendition of the Star Wars theme song is…