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Cats Domesticated Themselves: Of course they did!

December 2, 2020

By Nicole R. Cammack

Though everyone might not agree on cats’ perfection, felines are among the most popular pets in the world today, with approximately 74 million cats living in U.S. homes. The cat has long been important to human societies as a pest-control agent, object of symbolic value and companions. However, recent evidence from feline DNA shows they took their time domesticating themselves.   Article     |     Scientific Publication (Open Access)


The NorthPoint Delivery Jeep got a makeover!

December 2, 2020

By Nicole R. Cammack

In classic 2020 fashion, online retailers have truly disrupted the livelihoods of small business owners and the communities they serve – this is especially true for the pet industry. Unknowingly, pet owners are missing out on exclusive independent only products such as treats, food and toys. As a result of online ordering and home delivery gaining popularity we determined it was necessary to offer personalized delivery to our customers who have supported us through all these years. Instead of simply shipping items, we opted to instead perform deliveries ourselves providing more control and personalization to the process! Orders can be...


Science of ‘Sense’ – how does your pet see the world?

December 2, 2020

By Nicole R. Cammack

There has always been debate about how and what dogs and cats can see. The reality? Dogs & cats don’t see as clearly as humans, and they’re lacking in the color department. However, they can see movement better than we can. Learn Something New


One Health Initiative

December 2, 2020

By Nicole R. Cammack

One Health is an approach that recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals and our shared environment.    The World is changing, COVID has accelerated that change in countless ways. I believe that the unprecedented collaboration between disciplines and scientists from all over the world will be looked at as one of the most incredible feats in our modern world.  My hope is that this collaboration (and open access to scientific literature) continues and inspires other professionals to integrate their practices and their knowledge to work together to improve the lives of humans,...


Grain-Free Pet Food Diets | What to Know Before Switching

October 7, 2020

By Nicole R. Cammack

The benefit and necessity of grain-free pet food have come under scrutiny in recent years due to an FDA investigation due to a potential association with a canine heart disease known as dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). As a result of this potential association, many have been told there is no scientific evidence to support the use of grain-free foods in canines and felines, or that these foods do not provide any benefit over grain-inclusive foods. For the most part, grain-free refers to kibble, although some have also categorized various canned, freeze-dried, and raw diets under the ‘grain-free’ umbrella. But are these...


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  • At NorthPoint Pets we pride ourselves on research based pet nutrition with an individual approach, dedicated to finding an appropriate solution for every pet. We’re trying to help your pets stay happier, and healthier, longer. Four Paws at a time.

  • Shop NOBL Food Bars

    Pets before Profits, Formulated with no nonsense and no bull.



  • Events

    Caturday & CATS ONLY Nail Trims
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