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.
Picky Pup? How to Recognize Distracted Eating
Does your dog seem uninterested in her food? Does he take a few bites of his dinner and wander away, leaving the remainder of his meal untouched? Dogs who seem less than enthused about their meals can worry their parents, especially if the vet has mentioned that the pup is looking a bit too thin. This seeming apathy toward a meal is often described as…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 >>
Just How Smart Are Our Dogs?
Have you ever found yourself marveling at how smart your pup is? You’re not alone in your belief. Recent scientific research has uncovered dogs’ ability to do some amazing things, including understanding our facial expressions, understanding what we mean when we point to things and understanding how to socialize. We dug up some of the most tail-wagging research out there to uncover just how smart…Read More >>
Don’t Miss These Pet Documentaries on Netflix
For animal lovers, interaction with a beloved pet is a great stress reliever. The next time you want to unwind in front of the TV, turn on one of the numerous pet documentaries on Netflix, and cuddle up with your cat or dog for an evening of touching and educational entertainment. “Second Chance Dogs” Source: SecondChanceDogsFilm.com Tissue alert! Meet six abused and neglected…Read More >>
Do Dogs Dream?
Does your dog twitch and bark softly when she snoozes? These seemingly random movements and vocalizations are perfectly normal, and experts argue that they’re proof of the fact that dogs do dream when they’re deep in sleep. REM Sleep, Dogs and Dreams Mammals all sleep, and as far as scientists can tell, they all also experience the state of deep rest known as…Read More >>
Hide and Seek: It’s Not Just for Human Kids Anymore
An active dog is a happy dog, and sometimes that means sending your pet on a little hide and seek mission. From fun training exercises to games that play to your pup’s natural instincts, you can challenge your furry friend with some activities that require focus and problem-solving skills. Succeeding at these searching challenges means a tasty treat reward, so food-motivated pooches should have no…Read More >>
Celebrate National Dog Day with the first annual ADOPT-A-THON
Update: Did you miss our Freshpet Adopt-a-thon? Watch it all below. Lebron and Paris have been adopted! Originally posted on August 24, 2016 We are proud to announce our first ever Adopt-a-thon in celebration of National Dog Day with our friends at Nasdaq. Join us via Facebook live at http://facebook.com/NASDAQ on Friday, August 26th @ 2pm EST as we showcase the hottest adoptable pups in…Read More >>
Tips for Teaching Your Pet To Enjoy Car Rides
With the warm weather here to stay, many families are hitting the road for a weekend away or even an extended road trip. The great thing about these types of vacations is that they are often very pet friendly, meaning your favorite furry friend can join in on the fun. But how do you bring your pet on vacation if they are terrified of car…Read More >>
Help us walk 200,000 miles for pet obesity in the FreshFit Challenge!
Believe it or not, pet obesity is a health issue affecting over 50% of dogs and cats in the US. In light of this, in past year we’ve been working with Dr. Katy Nelson of the Pet Show to challenge pet parents to make a difference in their pet’s lives with regular exercise and a fresh diet from Freshpet. But this year we thought, we would open up the FreshFit Challenge to EVERYONE….Read More >>
Try the benefits of Fresh!
We all want the best for our pets so that they can grow to be healthy and active. And as we all eat healthier and fresher foods, we want to make sure we’re giving our pets the same. Since we started in 2006, we have heard from pet parents about the changes they’ve seen in their pets. From picky eaters who now love mealtime, to senior…Read More >>