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.
How Rudy the Picky Pug Became The Star of Our Freshpet Commercial
At Freshpet, we don’t play favorites with breeds. Big and small, purebred and mutts, we’re the kind of proud pet parents who fall in love with every dog we meet. But even we’ll admit, there’s something so uniquely charming (and entertaining) about pugs that they’re just hard to resist. So when we first heard about Rudy the pug, who went on a hunger strike…Read More >>
Should Ritual Behavior Concern Dog Parents?
Dogs do all sorts of silly things, and some behaviors can certainly seem strange at times. In most cases, ritual behaviors aren’t cause for alarm, but dog families should be aware of a few important exceptions. Ritual vs. Compulsion One of the best things about being a dog parent is seeing your pup grow from a timid puppy or shelter dog into a…Read More >>
What Pop Culture Franchises Will Influence Dog Names in 2017?
According to Rover.com, more than 50 percent of dog families choose to name their pooches after a character from a favorite book, TV or movie franchise. From “Game of Thrones” to “Harry Potter,” pop culture hits influence pet parents to get creative, and names like Arya and Dobby are the inevitable result. Super Names for Super Pups The pop culture franchises that…Read More >>
Online Book Clubs for Pet and Reading Lovers
You love reading, and you love your pets. Why not combine your two passions and join an online pet book club? Traditional book clubs help you connect with fellow bookworms with similar interests, but there’s a lot of organization involved. You could skip the time spent planning and driving to various locations to meet by joining an online pet book club—maybe even more than one….Read More >>
How we make our foods fresh at the Freshpet Kitchens
We recently invited our friend Jonathan of Bark & Co., to our Freshpet Kitchens for the first time to get an inside look at how we make our foods. Jonathan has been researching which dog food to choose for his new pug Noodle. And since he’s a proud new dog dad, we were extra excited to introduce him to our fresh and all natural foods. At Freshpet, we’re…Read More >>
“Wait, you actually ATE DOG FOOD?!”
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,…Read More >>
Businesses Have #GoneToTheDogs!
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…Read More >>
Love at First Sight- Gus Kenworthy starts Fresh with the Sochi Pups
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….Read More >>
Reintroducing the “Vicktory Dogs”
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…Read More >>
Contact Us….Who Does That?
This week’s blog is written by Genevieve, our Freshpet Consumer Affairs expert: When it comes to Freshpet products, you can ask me anything! If I don’t know the answer, I know where to find it. As a Consumer Products professional, with 20+ years experience interacting with savvy shoppers, I’ve dealt with products from vitamins to sewing machines, food products to hair care, and petroleum to…Read More >>