Veterinarian and On Air Personality, Dr. Katy Nelson, Teams Up with Freshpet, America’s Only Fresh, Real Food for Pets

01 Aug 2013 | Written by Freshpet
Secaucus, NJ (August 2013) – Freshpet, the only company making fresh, refrigerated dog and cat food nationwide, is teaming up with TV and radio personality, pet expert, and 12+ year practicing veterinarian Dr. Katy Nelson. As a Certified Veterinary Columnist for the largest radio station in the country, Dr. Katy is a long time credible promoter of health and wellness for pets. With National Pet Obesity Month approaching in October, Dr. Katy will be joining forces with Freshpet to educate pet parents about the importance of feeding fresh food and getting regular exercise to help keep our pets happy and healthy. Dr. Katy recommends feeding our pets real food made from simple, all natural ingredients; and avoid foods that contain common allergens like corn and wheat and overly-processed ingredients like chicken meal (a dry, rendered product). Freshpet meets all her criteria and more. All Freshpet foods are made in their very own Freshpet Kitchens in Bethlehem, PA using fresh, locally sourced ingredients farmed right here in the U.S.A. Freshpet food never contains chemical preservatives commonly found in the pet food aisle today (BHA, propylene glycol). In fact, the only preservative they use is the refrigerator.   “Freshpet is my go-to food for my two dogs because of the high-quality meats and veggies used to make their nutritious meals. When you read the label, the ingredients are familiar and sound like the ones you’d find on your own grocery list – chicken, peas, carrots, and brown rice. I’m excited to join Freshpet in spreading the word that eating fresh, less processed food can really make a difference in the quality of your pet’s life,” says Dr. Katy Nelson.   To demonstrate how important fresh food is to both people and pets, Freshpet is challenging Dr. Katy and her family to live without their refrigerator for seven days. To find out what happens when you take away her fridge visit Freshpet will also be kicking off a consumer contest in mid-September where one lucky winner will receive their very own Freshpet fridge and a year’s supply of Freshpet food. To learn more about Dr. Katy Nelson visit About Freshpet Freshpet, headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey, is the only company making fresh, refrigerated pet food nationwide. Founded in 2006 by pet lovers and pet food industry professionals, Freshpet identified an opportunity to improve the pet food market and introduced fresh food as a healthy alternative to dry or canned food. Freshpet only uses high quality meats, poultry and fish combined with fresh vegetables and fruitswith no preservatives or fillers like corn, wheat or by-products. Nutrient-rich meals allow pets to have the same healthy eating habits as their owners. Freshpet brands include Freshpet® Select and Dog Joy®, available in select grocery and mass-market stores; Deli Fresh®, Vital®, and Dog Nation®, available in select pet specialty stores; and Nature’s Fresh™ available in select natural food stores. For more information about Freshpet foods, visit Download: 08.01.2013 - Dr. Katy and Freshpet Team Up

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