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.


Freshpet and the History of Pet Food

Behind the Scenes, Fresh News

It took a long time, but our pets are finally being fed like we would the rest of our family members: with fresh, all natural ingredients from the fridge.     However, it wasn’t always this way. For nearly 70 years, food options for dogs and cats remained largely unchanged: dry, extruded kibble or canned wet food. But in 2006, with a simple idea that…



Welcome to Our New Freshpet Kitchens!

Behind the Scenes

Knowing what goes into your fur-kid’s food is so important. But knowing where it is made is incredibly important too.   Yesterday, we were so excited to celebrate the Grand Opening of our Freshpet Kitchens in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania! The festivities marked a milestone for Freshpet and the Freshpet community, as we cut the ribbon on a new, state-of-the-art facility where we make all of the…



Freshpet Puts on the Chef’s Hat for a Fridge Challenge Meal

Contests / Giveaways, Dr. Katy, Nutrition & Healthy Living

After six weeks of the Freshpet Fridge Challenge, we’ve been thrilled to see how pet parents are viewing fresh foods in a different light when it comes to feeding us and our pets.   So, after chronicling the Fridge Challenges taken by Dr. Katy Nelson and other pet bloggers, it was our turn to cook for ourselves using only shelf-stable foods! However, as we soon found out, life…