Learn Why: Fresh fruits & vegetables are beneficial for pets

Let’s face it, we are human, always learning, and evolving. As far as nutrition goes, you hear one thing one week and it changes the next (butter or margarine for example). For our pets, the topic of nutrition is very much like a religion. There are many different philosophies and people will fight over whatever

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” (Link) 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) for dogs. Within this

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

It’s not about who is “right” or “wrong”

While in school I was taught that half of what I was learning would be proven wrong – the problem is that we did not, and still don’t know what half is wrong. Even so, the more education I receive and the more brilliant scientists and researchers I meet from around the world, the more

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.

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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!

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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.