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.


02/10

Pet Dental Health Tips

Cats, Dogs, Pet Parent Tips

February marks Pet Dental Awareness Month. So we put together these simple ways you can help to improve your pet’s dental health. Find chew toys that help to massage and remove tartar from teeth and gums. Sturdier toys with nubs and or grooves can help to massage tartar and plaque off of teeth and gums naturally when chewing. Rope toys can also work as floss to do the same. Just make…

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02/06

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Pets

Cats, Dogs, Holiday, Pet Parent Tips

Valentine’s Day is next week! Have you thought about what you’re giving your pet? Have no fear. We have collected these great gift ideas to show your pet how much you love  them.   Spruce up their mealtime spot with these speckled ceramic water and food bowls from Waggo.   We’re completely for anything customizable, but when it comes to making something special for your pet, PrideBites wins. Turn your…

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01/16

Can your pets relate to these New Year’s Resolutions?

Cats, Dogs

January has kicked off, but we’re all still thinking of ways we can better ourselves through out 2015. Although our pets don’t make resolutions at the turn of the year, we thought it would be fun to think about what their resolution list might look like if they did. Can your pets relate to any of these? 1. The torn cat. To be or not…

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10/13

We Love Central Park… and Marnie The Dog

Dogs

We had such a fun time at the 12th Annual My Dog Loves Central Park Fair hosted by Central Park Paws.  Not even a little rain could keep back a crowd of dog lovers and their pets for an event at their favorite spot for walks!   It was great to see hundreds of dogs decked out in their best Halloween costumes. The Freshpet Truck was parked…

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09/23

The Sochi Pups’ Big Reveal

Dogs, Nutrition & Healthy Living

It’s been nearly seven months since Gus Kenworthy first met the Sochi Pups and began the journey to give them a new life. Back in May, we were lucky enough to meet Gus and the pups, and offered to help them start their new life on the right paw, with a diet of fresh, all natural food and treats. Now, the pups are happy, healthy…

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07/28

An update from Gus Kenworthy and the Sochi Pups

Dogs

Our good friends at Bark Post wrote this wonderful piece about how Freshpet is powering the Sochi Pups to a happier, healthier life. We loved it so much we wanted to share it with you. You can find the original post here. Enjoy this update on the Sochi Pups! Slopestyle skiier Gus Kenworthy captured the nation’s attention when he took home the silver medal from…

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06/06

Love at First Sight- Gus Kenworthy starts Fresh with the Sochi Pups

Dogs, Featured, Nutrition & Healthy Living

Our mission at Freshpet is to spread the power of fresh food to pets everywhere. We are wholly dedicated to improving the lives of pets and their parents, because they deserve it. Our Fresh Start program is part of that mission. We’re encouraging pet parents to incorporate more fresh, all natural food into their pets’ diets to see what the power of fresh can do….

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06/03

Meet Freshpet’s Newest Customers!

Dogs

One of the best parts of working here at Freshpet is how often we get to give food to rescue pups and kitties all over the country. One of our favorite places is the Hopatcong Pound Project, right here in New Jersey. This past week, we were delighted to receive the following email in our inbox:   “Thank you for the donation and thanks to…

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05/21

U.S. Olympic Silver Medalist Gus Kenworthy and the Sochi Pups are Going Fresh!

Dogs

Back in February, the hearts of pet lovers everywhere were captured by the story of U.S. Olympic Slopestyle Skier Gus Kenworthy, and his adopted dogs from Sochi, Russia.   Gus met a litter of puppies living close to the athlete’s village in Sochi. The avowed animal lover fell in love with them immediately and pledged to bring the mother and her puppies home with him….

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04/18

Reintroducing the “Vicktory Dogs”

Dogs, Featured

Much like most of you, we are suckers for a happy ending, especially when it follows a truly devastating story. That’s why we were so pleased when we read an article by our friends at Barkpost about the “Vicktory Dogs,” the dogs that were rescued from NFL player Michael Vick’s dog fighting ring.   In 2007, after the dogs were discovered at Vick’s home, many…

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