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Is My Dog ‘Too Old’ for a Raw Diet?

August 31, 2022

Nicole Cammack and Jenna Harrison

Senior dog owners often dismiss the idea of raw feeding because the animal is ‘too old.’ While nutrition is never one-size-fits-all, it’s also never “too late” to switch foods or supplement with fresh food.  If your dog has reached their golden years, improving their diet can be one of the most powerful changes you can make to maximize their health span. Common Misconceptions Surrounding Raw Food for Senior Pets: Misconception #1: A raw diet is too high in protein and/or fat for a senior dog.  This idea comes from the notion that raw meat is exceptionally high in protein and...


Is it Safe to Feed Your Dog a Raw Meaty Bone?

August 30, 2022

Michelle Yaglowski

The topic of feeding meaty bones tends to drum up some controversy. Is it safe to feed your pet a raw meaty bone? Is it even beneficial to your pet? How do you know which bones are safe to feed? Let’s address some of these questions. Raw meaty bones (RMBs) are safe to feed as long as they meet certain safety parameters: Meaty bones should be purchased from a reliable source with safe handling practices in place and that regularly tests their products for harmful pathogens. Use only RMBs sold specifically for pet consumption. In the U.S., a zero-tolerance policy...


Fresh Food: It’s Not All or Nothing

August 30, 2022

Nicole R. Cammack

Current research supports the idea that adding even small amounts of fresh food can be a powerful way to boost your pet’s health. Fresh Bowl Topper Ideas  Fresh fruits and vegetables: spinach, broccoli, watermelon, blueberries, apples Hydrators: bone broth, goat milk Convenient toppers: freeze-dried or frozen raw


Caitlyn Shows How “Complicated” it is to Feed Your Pet Raw Food

August 25, 2022

Nicole R. Cammack

How to feed your pet raw food in less than 60 seconds. Watch here


How Your Pet’s Kibble is Made

August 23, 2022

Nicole R. Cammack

How do all of those ingredients make it into one kibble? Check out this video to see how processed pet food is made and what most manufacturers consider to be “balanced” nutrition. Watch here


NorthPoint Pets’ Cammack Appointed to Prestigious International Pet Food Research Panel

August 15, 2022

Jenna Harrison

August 19, 2022 CHESHIRE, Conn. — Nicole Cammack, animal nutrition researcher, doctoral candidate, and owner of NorthPoint Pets & Company, has been named an adjunct member of the University of Helsinki’s DogRisk team in Finland. DogRisk is a research group in the equine and small animal medicine department at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Helsinki. The group conducts independent research on the associations between dogs’ nutrition and their dis­eases, concentrating on disease prevention.  “I am delighted to have this opportunity and honored to serve with such a globally recognized powerhouse team in the field of pet...


Upcoming Events

August 11, 2022

Nicole R. Cammack

Next Nail Trims Sunday, August 28th | 10AM – 3PM Cash only MARK YOUR CALENDAR Caturday & Cats Only  Nail Trim Event Saturday, August 27th  Caturday Sale | 9AM – 5PM Nail Trims: 3PM – 5PM Cash only. MARK YOUR CALENDAR


My Pets Eat Raw Because…

August 11, 2022

Nicole R. Cammack

Who’s enjoying the benefits of raw food diets? See Their Stories Here


Global Expertise Shared locally

August 11, 2022

Nicole R. Cammack

Concerned about the chance of pathogens in your dog’s or cat’s raw food affecting your food? Check out this fascinating worldwide study authored by our owner Nicci and published in the scientific journal “Frontiers in Veterinary Science.” Learn More


NorthPoint Pets’ Cammack Invited to Speak About Pet Food Safety at International Conference

August 2, 2022

Nicole R. Cammack

August 10, 2022   CHESHIRE, Conn. — Nicole Cammack, animal nutrition researcher, doctoral candidate, and owner of NorthPoint Pets & Company, has been invited to speak at the Raw Feeding Veterinary Society (RFVS) annual conference in Barcelona, Spain.   Cammack will present “Evolving the Narrative: Known & Unknowns About Pet Food Safety” at the prestigious event on September 24.    The annual RFVS conference has garnered a reputation as a key meeting among some of the world’s top veterinarians and veterinary nurses pursuing science-based research on raw and fresh feeding for pets.    “I am honored to have been invited...


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  • About NorthPoint Pets

  • 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.



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