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Dog Food Drama and what does "Complete and Balanced” really mean? 

If you're on social media, you've seen reports from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about dogs being fed certain grain free foods appearing to have higher incidents of a heart condition called Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM).  As a result of this most recent dog food scandal, we have seen several new customers who want to switch to raw because they’re feeding brands that were named in the report and are not comfortable with some of the products they’re being told to switch to.  WE WELCOME new customers and encourage people to feed raw. We (and our dogs, and customer’s dogs) think it’s absolutely the best. But, we also want to clarify a few things.  If you’re feeding a brand...

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The "Muscle" behind Mussels

  Blue mussels (the variety common in restaurants, grocery stores etc) are an amazing little mollusk with a powerful nutritional punch for our pets and us. Among the strengths of mussels are that they are high in vitamin B12 and provide a readily absorbed source of many other B & C vitamins, amino acids, vital minerals including iron, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium and zinc, along with Omegas. They are a well rounded food, full of lots of nutrition in a tiny package, low in fat and calories so suitable for calorie reduced diets. They are also a good source of taurine. Taurine has been in the "dog world" news for a while since the FDA published some info on increased...

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