Boredom Buster Ideas

More people are home with their pets these days and just like their humans, pets need to stay both mentally and physically engaged. Rather than have your dog decide how to entertain himself (i.e. eating your favorite shoes or chewing on your couch cushions) here are a few ideas to try out with your pooch.

Just because it looks like science doesn’t mean it is

AVMA says, “Study: Raw dog food often contains drug-resistant bacteria” On April 21, 2020, the AVMA emailed a link to an original article published on April 20, 2020, by the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) examining the presence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens within raw meat-based diets (RMBD). Within this article, the CIDRAP

Global Pet Expo

For immediate release NorthPoint Pets & Company Awarded “Best Single Store Retailer” at Global Pet Expo 2020 Cheshire, CT – March 2020 – NorthPoint Pets & Company of Cheshire, CT has received a national award for “Best Single Store Retailer” by Pet Business and the Global Pet Expo 2020. Pet Business and the organizers of

Why Pet Nutrition Experts Disagree: Who is “Right”?

When it comes to pet (or human) health, headlines that don’t tell the truth frustrate me beyond belief. These click-bait articles tend to create irrational fears and/or a false sense of comfort – all because many companies and media outlets have determined that web-traffic or readership is more important than quality, and trusted information. These

Grain-Free Diets and Heart Disease: The Whole Truth

Summary Recent reports discussing the potential relationship between grain free pet foods and Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) have given pet owners and veterinarians alike cause for concern. Little research and data are available surrounding this potential relationship, and some within the industry have failed to recognize a greater problem. DCM is just one of many concerns

What You Need to Know About EEE Virus & Your Pets

While you are getting ready to take in the fall foliage on a hike with your dog or sitting on the front porch with your cat, here’s what you need to know about mosquitos in order to protect your pets from Triple E and more.


The Dangers Lurking in Pet Food Bins

You go to the store and purchase pet food, bring it home, pour it into a plastic bin with a lid – toss the bag away and go about feeding your pet for the next few weeks or even months. This a dangerous practice for so many reasons, and most pet parents are completely unaware!


Supplements & Improving the Quality of Dry Food

We literally could write a blog every day for a year and still not cover every supplement and their use – this is such a big space with a huge market to match. There is a supplement that can benefit just about every condition and issue, and they can also be used to boost nutrition.


History of Pet Food

The beginning of pet food as we know it began in the year 1860 with the invention of the “dog biscuit” in England. A gentleman by the name of James Spratt made this biscuit from vegetables, beef blood, wheat, and beetroot. These biscuits became incredibly popular, and by 1890 the commercial pet food industry had