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.


These meals were delicious, and the secret ingredient was dog food.

Behind the Scenes, Pet Videos

When we first asked chef Troy at Utah Valley University’s culinary institute to take a stab at dressing up our food for dogs, we didn’t know what to expect. We knew we wanted to make dishes that would taste great, without modifying them too much- it was important that we preserved the integrity of our food. What chef Troy prepared exceeded all of our expectations. In each…



“Wait, you actually ATE DOG FOOD?!”

Featured, Pet Videos

I remember vividly the first time I heard that employees at Freshpet have eaten our food. It was nearly three years ago, and I was freshly (pun intended) on the job. At the time, I couldn’t imagine ever eating the food; though I knew that Freshpet was different, I had a lot to learn about our food and about other dog foods. On that day,…



Businesses Have #GoneToTheDogs!

Dogs, Featured, Pet Videos, Tails of Good

We learn lessons from our dogs every day. And at Freshpet, we think that any of those lessons are best applied at our company and beyond. We believe that if all companies approached their businesses like dogs would, with kindness, compassion, and a bit of fun, the world would be a better place for it. We’ve heard many times that businesses in America are ‘going…



New Recipe: Fresh From the Kitchen

Fresh News, Nutrition & Healthy Living, Pet Videos

We are really excited to introduce our latest innovation in fresh, all-natural food for pets: new Freshpet® Select Fresh from the Kitchen™, a ready to serve meal for your dog.   What makes Fresh from the Kitchen so different is that it’s the first of its kind to offer a unique texture of shredded chicken. Reminiscent of home cooking for your family, Fresh from the…



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…



Bringing the Joy of a Holiday Feast to Rescue Pets

Pet Videos, Shelters & Rescues, Tails of Good

  At Freshpet, we believe that our pets deserve fresh, real food just like we do. With the holidays coming up, we felt even more inspired by our mission. We’re fortunate enough to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family around the dinner table, delighting in fresh, delicious meals. So this year, we decided to bring this timeless tradition to our furry families as…



Real Pet Parents Share Their Stories With Us

Pet Videos, Tails of Good

Since we started Freshpet, we’ve received so many letters from pet parents about their pet’s experience with fresh food. Many of these stories bring so much meaning to why we do what we do each day. Whether they are transformational stories about changes in health and energy, or stories of pets excited to try new food, each brings a smile, laugh or sometimes a tear…