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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.


08/24

Celebrate National Dog Day with the first annual ADOPT-A-THON

Contests / Giveaways, Dogs, Shelters & Rescues, Tails of Good

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…

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06/24

Comfort K-9 Team Supports Orlando After Shooting

Tails of Good

After the devastating mass shooting in Orlando at a gay nightclub, the Lutheran Church Charities sent their team of K-9 Comfort Dogs to support the shaken city.   12 dogs and their 20 handlers flew to Orlando early Monday following the event. They visited churches, hospitals as well as the staff of Pulse, the nightclub where the shooting occurred. Their intention was to bring love, relaxation and…

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04/06

Help us walk 200,000 miles for pet obesity in the FreshFit Challenge!

Contests / Giveaways, Dogs, Fresh News, Nutrition & Healthy Living, Shelters & Rescues, Tails of Good

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….

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12/07

Giving Paws Event at Target Stores

Fresh News, Shelters & Rescues, Tails of Good

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…

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09/18

Emaciated Dog Abandoned in Georgia Receives a Surprise

Shelters & Rescues, Tails of Good, Uncategorized

It doesn’t matter how many stories we see like this, it never ceases to amaze us that pets can be neglected or abandoned. When we first caught news of Odysseus, it was hard to look at his photo. He was so severely underweight, you could see every detail of his ribs and spine.   Odysseus, as he is now called, was left  starving at a local church in Fulton County,…

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09/02

Bergen County Shelter Rescues 69 Animals from Westwood, NJ Home

Shelters & Rescues, Tails of Good

While browsing through local New Jersey news, we were shocked to find out that 69 animals were discovered in a Westwood home where they were being neglected, uncared for and living in confined spaces. Many suffered from irritated skin and heavily matted fur with urine and fecal matter. Bergen County Animal Shelter (BCAS) has stepped in to care for rescued animals.   50 dogs, two cats, four birds,…

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07/30

Live Like Roo

Tails of Good

  This is Roo, which is short for Roosevelt. He’s a Pitbull/Mastiff mix rescued from Chicago Animal Control & Care. Kelly Michael and Sarah Lauch met Roo on a visit to CACC and were immediately drawn to him as he was much calmer than the other dogs that were competing for attention. They learned he was surrendered by his owner because of “issues urinating.”   With the help…

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