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Happy Thanksgiving!

The Honest Kitchen Proper Toppers

Proper Toppers are irresistible light and crispy superfood clusters. They’re extremely delicious, while providing a boost of whole food, superfood nutrition. Proper Toppers are made with just 5 whole food ingredients, including cage free turkey or chicken, and can be used as a topper, complete meal, or a treat. All ingredients are 100% human grade and GMO free, ensuring the top quality stuff for your pup! Also, since each bag contains over 90% meat, even the pickiest pooches will love it! Since this food is dehydrated, your furry family member will be receiving top quality nutrition while also getting to enjoy their own special food during the holiday feasts. 

Earth Animal Wholesome Wraps

Inspired by recipes straight from the company's own kitchen, Wholesome Wraps are made with only the purest and freshest ingredients.

They are proudly baked in a U.S.D.A inspected human facility in Pennsylvania. Yes, of course all of our ingredients are sourced in the U.S.A. We wouldn’t have it any other way!

Flavors include turkey with blueberry, turkey with cranberries and apples, and turkey with sweet potato. The fruits and vegetables used are true antioxidant super stars! This is why we decided to wrap each kind in organic turkey, creating a dog treat that is packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Earth Animal’s Wholesome Wraps are proof that when it comes to nutrition, good things really do come in small sizes.

Together, the turkey with the added yummy filling of blueberries, sweet potato, or apples and cranberries, guarantees to make your dog happy, satisfied and healthy! Simply, a delicious way of giving your dog nutrients and antioxidants that they need. Crunch after Crunch…

Herbsmith July Third

July Third is formulated to help dogs maintain a normal, content, and relaxed disposition in times of environmental stress and in situations that may cause anxiousness, such as changes in your pet’s daily routine, separation, noise from reworks and thunderstorms, trips to the groomer, meeting strangers, traveling, or boarding.

With valerian, chamomile, L-Theanine, L-Tryptophan, and passion flower, July Third helps keep your pet calm by promoting a sense of relaxation and supporting a normal emotional balance. July Third helps dogs maintain a normal and relaxed disposition while also helping them to cope with external stresses.

Thanksgiving Cautions

We all know the look; your pup or kitty walks over, plops themselves down next to your seat, and  gazes up at you and the plate full of delicious smelling foods. Even though those pleading eyes are begging for a scrap of something, it's important to remember the cautions of people food for pets:

– Turkey bones are extremely dangerous for animals. The bones can splinter and become lodged in or puncture your pet's digestive tract. 

– Most of the foods we eat will have some herbs or spices for flavor. Dogs and cats are very sensitive to those types of things and can cause stomach upset and central nervous system depression. 

– Even things like cranberry sauce might seem harmless since it's fruit, however, there is usually a huge amount of sugar packed into these. 

More to avoid: 

– Bread dough

– Mashed potatoes

– Green bean casserole 

– Raisins or grapes

– Walnuts or macadamia nuts

– Pumpkin pie or sweet potato pie

National Cat Day

From the Field National Cat Day

Protecting the planet was the inspiration for this adorable and meaningful line of products. Their materials provide hope against the deforestation and raging pollution that we are now experiencing.

Loved by the most finicky of Earth’s creatures, From the Field pet toys offer pet owners an opportunity to please their pets without hurting their environment.

They provide the best quality pet products using materials such as hemp and ultimately potent fresh organic catnip.

This company chooses to use hemp to make their products due to the strong and durable nature. Hemp fiber is a renewable, earth friendly replacement for paper, cotton, and other synthetics building material. Hemp seed oil is a cost effective food and clean energy source.

They believe in creating products that are bio-degradable, pet safe, pet friendly and pet smart.

Wapiti Labs Revitalize National Cat Day

Supports normal kidney function and joint flexibility for cats in the second stage of life.

As pets age, they need additional support for their kidneys, joints and immune system. Using the same natural blend of Elk Velvet Antler (EVA) and traditional herbs found in Wapiti Labs Vital formula, ReVitalize has been reformulated specially for the senior cat.  It also contains a higher level of ginseng for additional support.

  • Supports normal renal function and health
  • Supports and maintains long-term health
  • Supports normal function and health of the liver
  • Helps maintain joint flexibility and mobility
  • Helps support normal stamina and endurance
  • Supports a healthy immune system and normal blood cell health
  • Supports eye function
  • Contains additional ginseng, an adaptogen, which is a complex natural substance that adapts to a body’s needs
  • Helps support normal thyroid function

Fun Fact: One bottle (15 grams) of this product will last a 10 pound cat for seven months!

Carna4 Cat Food – COMING SOON!Carna4 Cat Food

Introducing the first whole-food complete diet for cats. Completely synthetic-free (that means no pre-mix!) because this company’s organic sprouted seed combination provides all the vitamins and minerals your cat needs for excellent health. The cats are loving the taste! Quick-baked for convenient, every-day-easy feeding of natural food for your cat.

Animal Pain Awareness Month

Bocce's Bakery Hip Aid Treats

Bocce's Bakery was started specifically for a slightly overweight pup living in New York City. The owner wanted treats that were all-natural, preservative and chemical free so she created Bocce's Bakery! Made by hand in small batches, these biscuits have organic, seasonal ingredients and are extremely limited. The Hip Aid treats are especially beneficial because of the added glucosamine, which is a helpful compound for keeping the cartilage around joints. Whether your dog has joint issues or not, these limited ingredients treats are a smart, healthy choice for any pup! 

Pet Releaf Hemp Oils & Treats

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the non-psychoactive cannabis compound that has been shown to have extreme amounts of health benefits. Every mammal, including humans, have an endocannabinoid system (ECS) in their bodies that is involved with the digestion system, cardiovascular system, cognitive system, and more. The ECS is controlled by receptors, which scientists call the CB1 and CB2 receptors. CBD works directly with the ECS system by “antagonizing” the CB1 and CB2 receptors. CB1 receptors are one of the most abundant receptors in the brain and are found in almost every neuron in a mammal’s body. CB2 receptors are found almost exclusively in the immune system. 

Cannabidiol (CBD) and related cannabinoids found in the hemp plant are the only compounds in the natural world that work with these receptors. According to scientists, this means that the mammalian body (yes, including all dogs and cats) have evolved to actually require CBD in order to function and work at our optimal levels of health. 

Another important scientific find is that these receptors, when activated by CBD, allow for two-way communication between a mammal’s various body systems. Previously, scientists thought the body’s signals went in one direction only. This is one of the main reasons scientists think CBD is so effective at treating spasmodic, inflammatory, pain, anxiety and many other health issues.

The National Cancer Institute, a division of the United States National Institutes of Health, has even stated that CBD (cannabidiol) has shown anti-cancer properties in multiple scientific clinical studies – including the ability to actually kill cancer cells. The National Cancer Institute also states that when CBD is ingested during chemotherapy treatments, the combined treatment is more effective at killing cancer and the surrounding healthy cells have higher survivability.

RC Pet Products Harnesses

RC Pet Products designs products for pets of all walks of life, those that never leave the home, and those that enjoy their time playing, working and competing outdoors. Which is how RC PETS got started; making products for skiers and snowboarders who play on the mountains of British Columbia, Canada. They had to be innovative and create products that were rugged and responsive, the same criteria they now use when designing products for dogs and cats and the humans that love them. They’re always looking for ways to improve our products, by talking with the people who use them, observing the pets that wear them, and using them every day.

National Dog Day

National Dog Day YoPup Frozen Yogurt Cups

We know how good yogurt is for dogs, but we decided to liven things up with crisp apple juice and real cheddar cheese. The added flavor and vitamins make this an irresistible combination your dog is sure to enjoy. They will have no idea the billions of beneficial cultures they’re ingesting will keep them on the top of their game. After all, prevention is the best medicine!

The Yoghound brand is committedto provide pets functional, wholesome, and orgaic pet treats that enhance overall pet health and wellbeing,

West Paw Montana NapNational Dog Day

Our durable, Montana Nap is light-weight so it travels easily fitting perfectly in crates and the back seats of cars to keep upholstery clean. Perfect for people who love to travel with pets. As plush and soft as it is strong, Montana Nap’s enhanced cushion and ultimate comfort pleases pets, while its materials preserve our planet. Available in home decor friendly colors or patterns.

Each Montana Nap is handcrafted in Bozeman, Montana using only textiles that are also made in America, including IntelliLoft® fiber and fill derived from recycled plastic.

Cycle Dog Toys National Dog Day

Durability is key when it comes to long lasting pet toys.  Cycle Dog pet toys can be chewed, tossed, or have treats hidden in them.  These toys will give your pets hours of fun plus exercise their busy brains.  Not only does Cycle Dog make the best multi-use toys for your furry family.  They also make a fantastic line of collars and leashes that are not only stylish but functional and eco friendly as well.

Cycle Dog is committed to the lifestyle of recycle, re-purpose, and reuse.  Based in Portland, OR since 2009 Cycle Dog makes all their toys, collars and leashes out of recycle bike inner tubes.  By their innovative eco friendly approach.   Cycle Dog has kept hundreds of thousands of bike tubes out of landfills.

Thunderstorms and Fireworks

Did you know that the 4th of July is the biggest day for animal shelters across the country to report the largest amount of runaway pets? 

Fireworks, thunderstorms, and unfamiliar sounds can be frightening to anyone, but especially to our pets.  With loud booms and flashes that light up the sky, pets may panic and become anxious and scared.  These stresses can lead to uncontrolled barking, chewing, digging, destructive clawing, abnormal urine marking, scratching, trembling, pacing, excessive panting, hiding, drooling, aggressive behavior, and seizures.  To escape from these scary situations, your pet may dig under fences or run into busy streets to find an escape from these noises.  Here are a few things to keep in mind:

1) Make sure your pets ID is up to date.  If possible have your pet microchipped in case your pets ID get separated from your pet.

2) Avoid fireworks and events with loud noises.  Especially with pets that are sensitive.

3) If you're leaving your pet home, use a crate to keep your pet safe and contained with their favorite toy for comfort.

4) Don't leave your pet outside during fireworks or thunderstorms.

5) Most importantly, don't scold a scared pet.  This will confuse and reinforce fearful behavior in an already scary and stressful situation.

ThunderShirt

ThunderShirts provide a drug free solution to ease stress and anxiety with your pet.  ThunderShirt uses a gentle constant pressure that makes your pet feel calm with a sense of comfort.  It's like wrapping your pet in a big hug.  ThunderShirts are easy to put on and comfortable for your pet to wear.  A ThunderShirt is a simple, easy, and drug free way to keep your pet safe and comforted during stressful situations.

Composure

When pets can't adapt to stress their behavior and personality become out of balance.  Composure is and easy and tasty way to restore balance, and calm your pet when stressed or anxious. The natural ingredients used in Composure are known for their natural ability to calm and restore balanced behavior. Composure comes as a soft chew in a chicken liver flavor that dogs love.  Plus Composure can be used as a daily supplement or as needed.  Composure supports relaxation in your dog without changing your pets personality or energy levels.  Composure is a safe and easy way to give your pet peace without drowsiness.

HomeoPet – Anxiety TFLN

HomeoPet is a natural homeopathic remedy for easing the symptoms of stress and anxiety in pets.  Safe for cats and dogs.  This fast acting tasteless liquid can be added to water, pet foods and treats, or giving directly in your pets mouth.  HomeoPet drops are non-sedating and a temporary way to give your pets relief from fear to fireworks and loud noises.  

Summer Is Here!

FLEA&TICK

This time of year is always brings some of our favorite things; sunshine, green grass, and flowers. However, it also brings plenty of bugs. Most of these pesky insects are able to be dealt with easily but fleas and ticks are some to definitely avoid. Prevention is the first big step to ensuring your pets don’t get the itchy, disease filled pests! Using products like Earth Animal Flea & Tick Program is a perfect example. This program includes their Herbal Spray, Organic Herbal Shampoo, Daily Herbal Internal Powder, and more. This brand focuses on using all natural essential oils and herbs in their line that repel fleas and ticks without the harsh chemicals.

LIFEJACKETS

Summertime is fun time for people and their pets, but making sure everyone stays safe during the fun is extremely important. Getting your pup a life vest is a necessity if they enjoy going out on the boat, kayak, canoe, etc. Outward Hound H2GO Life Vests are perfect for the adventurous dogs that love being on the water and swimming. Along with being bright orange in color, they have a reflective feature for easy visibility.

KURGO SKIPPING STONES

These buoyant rock shaped toys are great for fun in the sun! Not only are Skipping Stones durable and brightly colored for visibility; they also are non-toxic and dishwasher safe. Shaped just like real stones, you can skip them over the water as far as you can, wait for your dog to bring them back, and then repeat until you beat your personal best or one of you passes out from exhaustion. 

Pet Cancer Awareness Month

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month! Check out some of our favorite products that have anti-cancer properties! 

When turmeric comes to mind, most think of the bright yellow spice that we put into foods to add color and flavor. However, turmeric also has incredible health benefits that have been used by humans for thousands of years. This spice contains many compounds, including curcumin, which can aid in the prevention and treatment of many diseases and ailments. Turmeric has been found to help with any sort of inflammatory derived illness, including arthritis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and even cancer. Curcumin is the most important of the compounds because the levels of anti-inflammatory properties match the effectiveness of conventional anti-inflammatory prescription drugs, however, our bodies struggle to absorb it into our bloodstreams; same goes for animals too! To Doggy with Love’s Hip & Joint is a human-grade food additive supplement that could benefit any pet. Hip & Joint is made up of organic coconut oil, turmeric, and black pepper. Black pepper is important because it contains piperine; this allows the body to hold on to curcumin longer for a higher absorption percentage.

Medicinal Mushrooms

Reishi, Shitake, Lion’s Mane; these are some examples of the medicinal types of mushrooms. Bixbi Immunity supplement contains a proprietary organic mushroom formula that helps fight free radicals and support the function of the immune system. These helpful mushrooms contain polysaccharides, lysozymes, and triterpenes, which have anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-tumor properties. Some mushrooms contain compounds that stimulate the immune system, and assist healing of the liver, kidneys, and heart tissues.

Omega-3

“The two main omega-3s—eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)—promote a healthy immune response that is behind the relief of many chronic conditions but that is too often inhibited by poor nutrition.” Pet owners think buying a fish based food will add in the omegas that they need to help build and maintain brain function, ocular health, joint care, and other important functions. However, in the case of extruded kibbles, the high heat process cooks out almost all the important omega-3 from the food. Adding in fish oils such as Nordic Naturals can give your pet the amount of omegas they need for a healthy diet! Omega-3 is also a known immune booster and can actually slow down the growth of cancer. Nordic Naturals is a highly recommended brand from Norway because they have all of their products third party tested for toxins and they meet all the standards that Norway requires for fish oils; while the United States does not have standards. 

April Showers Bring May Flowers

It’s no secret that springtime brings rain and the beginning of allergy symptoms. We know that you love your fur babies so here’s a few products that we think can help make this time of the year a little more bearable for you and your pet. 

RC Pet Products

April Showers Bring May Flowers

This Canadian company creates coats and jackets meant for all types of weather. They originally got started by making products for skiers and snowboarders who spent their time playing around in the British Columbian mountains, meaning that durability was a huge factor. The good news is, they use the same criteria for their pet products!

“Our coats will keep your pet dry, warm and happy in rain and snow, helping you get outside with your pet more often.”

Herbsmith

According to a study conducted by Novartis Animal Health, over half of all pet owners are unaware that their furry friends are suffering through seasonal allergy symptoms. Herbsmith is a brand that makes herbal supplements for pets based off of Chinese Medicine. They strive to educate the public about the benefits of their unique herbal solutions and to improve overall animal wellness. Chinese herbs are used to treat underlying issues or troubles instead of covering up the symptoms with harsh prescriptions. 

Soggy Doggy Mats

These mats are each made of super-absorbent, durable, microfiber chenille. Their Super Shammy can hold up to seven times its own weight! An extra benefit; once you’re done drying off your pup, you can throw your mat right in the washer and dryer. The chenille material is super soft for delicate areas like paws and bellies. 

New Products

New Products we now carry:  ‘Ultra Oil’ skin & coat supplement, ‘Livelong’ healthy & strong dog and cat food, ‘Pet Remedy’ natural de-stressing and calming products, ‘Major Dog’ training products for dogs.

New Products

Protect your pet from dry skin this season with new Ultra Oil; a blend of sardine, anchovy, and hempseed oils. This USA made product is GMO, gluten, dairy, and soy free. Ultra Oil is different from other fish oil supplements because it has balanced omega 3, 6 and 9, whereas most have only omegas 3 and 6. Beyond the issue of dry skin, Ultra Oil can benefit animals who have joint pain, hot spots, allergic breakouts, along with aiding in cardiovascular circulation, organ function, immunity support, and lowering cholesterol levels.  Click here for more information.

 Livelong  Healthy and Strong Dog and Cat Food

Livelong Healthy & Strong canned food is made and sourced in the USA. Each can is made up of 90% animal protein for both cat and dog recipes so it’s great for the carnivores in the family! These healthy cans contain organic vegetables and are established for all life stages for every pet to enjoy. Stop in and get some of this awesome food for your dog or cat! Flavors for dogs include Bison, Pork, Duck, Salmon, Chicken, and Lamb & Beef. Flavors for cats include Lamb, Venison & Pork and Chicken, Duck & Turkey.  Click here for more information.

 Pet Remedy Natural De-stressing and Calming

Pet Remedy works alongside the brain’s natural ‘messengers’ called neutrotransmitters, which work by telling the nerve receiving the message either to calm or get ‘fired up.’ In times of stress or anxiety the nerves get over stimulated, which leads to the many different signs of stress you can see. The Pet Remedy blend of essential oils works alongside these natural relaxation pathways to help calm the nerves of anxious or stressed pets.

 Major Dog Toys

Major Dog training products for dogs were developed through intense collaborative efforts between trainers and dog owners. All the training toys were designed, tested and TUV certified to ensure the highest standards for quality and function.

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