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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.


08/04

Pamper Your Pooch and Protect Her Health With These Massage Techniques

DIY, Dogs, Pet Parent Tips

Massages are great for relaxation and stress reduction, but they can also be important for relieving pain and warming up the muscles for athletic activity. Best of all, this is true for both humans and dogs, giving you the perfect excuse to treat yourself and learn a fun new way to bond with your favorite pups.   Stress Intervention Massage   Do fireworks, thunderstorms, and…

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07/24

Picky Pup? How to Recognize Distracted Eating

Dogs, Pet Parent Tips, Training

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…

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08/17

Human Foods Pets Can Enjoy

Dr. Katy, Pet Parent Tips

At Freshpet, we are all in on cooking for our pets when we have the time. Often, our favorite recipes are inspired by the foods we love to eat. And while many of the ingredients we use in our meals are healthy for our pets too, some can be dangerous to feed. So before you step into the kitchen to whip up a treat or…

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10/12

Simple Tips for Grooming at Home

Dogs, Pet Parent Tips

In a recent post, we touched on the subject of bonding with dogs, and grooming practices are some of the best ways to accomplish this feat.  So The Freshpet team has put together these at-home grooming tips so you can make it happen.   Fur-styling We all know the importance of giving our canine a good daily brush, whether they be big or small, long-haired or…

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10/02

How to Bond with Your Dog

Dogs, Pet Parent Tips

The bond between humans and their dogs dates back thousands of centuries, and according to a recent article from Scientific American, the domestication of canines goes back much further than many of us may have previously believed. The discovery of a bone from a wolf found in Siberia takes the traditional belief of dogs belonging to human masters from approximately 11,000 years ago to upwards…

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09/30

Staying Fresh on the Go

Dogs, Pet Parent Tips

For those of you always on the go with your pup, whether it be hiking on the trail, taking love drives, pet-friendly vacations or going for a long run by the water, there’s now an easier way keep your dog fueled. While Freshpet’s refrigerated foods need to be kept cool, our new Fresh Baked recipes are a perfect companion for your active partner when you’re not…

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09/14

Get Crafty with Your Fresh Baked Recipes

Nutrition & Healthy Living, Pet Parent Tips

Ready to make a more exciting meal for your dog? We’re kicking off a photo contest the inspire just that. To #FreshBakedwithLove enter show us your skills in the kitchen by styling a deliciously beautiful meal for your pet using our Fresh Baked recipes for dogs. Creativity is encouraged, especially when you’re choosing what to add in. Contest closes October 14, 2015. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a…

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09/01

How To Prep Your Pet’s Meals For The Week Ahead

DIY, Pet Parent Tips

We know many parents like to plan ahead for the week’s meals to save on precious time, and we couldn’t help but think it could also be the perfect time to prep for your pet’s meals too! Here’s how you can get everything ready at the start of the week to have carefree mealtimes every morning and night.     Meal prep time. Pre-cut or…

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