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.
Top 5 Benefits (and Considerations) of Adopting a Pet
When you add a new dog or cat into the equation, it can bring about change to your current dynamic. If you’re on the fence about adopting a pet, understanding the benefits and considerations might make the decision easier. Top 5 Benefits Significant Health Boosts: Research indicates pet owners experience a number of significant health benefits. The act of petting or cuddling a dog or…Read More >>
How Shelters are Using Scents and Toys to Help Cat Adoption
Out of the 3.2 million cats that enter shelters in the United States every year, only about 1.6 million are adopted. And shelters are starting to do something about it. From giving toys to play with and feeding them quality all-natural cat food to using special scents to keep them calm, shelters are changing their approach to caring for their furry residents to reduce stress…Read More >>
See Why These Wolves Eat Fresh Dog Food
We’ve heard of some interesting stories about how our pet food has been used before. From enticing lost and weary pets during a rescue mission, to people tasting it for themselves! But one of our favorites is from a wolf preserve in New Jersey. While we now understand domestic pets and wild animals eat a bit differently, sometimes it’s hard to source an all…Read More >>
Clever Ways Shelters are Reducing Stress in Dogs
Dog adoption happens on an uncertain timeline, and pups need to be made comfortable at their temporary animal shelter so they can be at their best when families come in looking to bring home a new furry family member. While shelters do their best to make life stress-free, some shelter pups need extra TLC to feel safe and comfortable. In their never-ending quest to provide…Read More >>
Cat Cafes Provide the Ultimate Kitty Hangout Experience
What’s better than curling up with a nice hot drink and a cat purring on your lap? For people who don’t have a feline of their own to snuggle with at home, cat cafes offer the perfect opportunity for feline friendship in a relaxing setting. This novel idea, which originated in Japan, has made its way stateside, offering cat companionship to those who can’t keep…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 >>
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 >>
Giving Paws Event at Target Stores
This year we’re teaming up with Target stores for our special Giving Paws event. We’ll be spreading joy by donating one bag for every bag purchased on the day of the event to a shelter pet in need. Join us at one of the 500 Target stores participating to receive a coupon to try our new Fresh Baked recipes! Check below to see if your Target…Read More >>
Showing Love to Our Hometown Rescues From Pennsylvania
The Freshpet team is excited to be joining the Runner’s World Half & Festival as the sponsor for 1-mile Dog Run! The race will be held Saturday, October 17 in Bethlehem, PA, the hometown of our Freshpet Kitchens. Our Freshpet Truck will be there handing out food and treat samples with two special rescues on board! The Airedale Rescue and Adoption of the Delaware Valley…Read More >>
Meet us at The Runner’s World Dog Run!
We’ve teamed up with Runner’s World Magazine for their annual Dog Run at the Runner’s World Half & Festival in Bethlehem, PA. This year the 1-mile event for both humans and pups will be sponsored by Freshpet! The Dog Run will take place Saturday, October 17 at 11:00am following the 10k race. Find us at the Freshpet truck for free dog food and treat samples. Also be…Read More >>