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Fresh News: It's Easy Being Green

Posted by Holly Everett on Apr 19, 2018 3:04:07 PM

We all want to do our part in protecting the environment—but do we really know exactly what these efforts are contributing to a healthier planet? By using eco-friendly, recyclable products like Fresh News litter and bedding, you have the power to help our planet stay clean and green. 

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Topics: Pet Health

A Guide to the Alternative Pet Food Aisle

Posted by Holly Everett on Apr 12, 2018 11:16:57 AM

According to the market research firm Mintel, 70% of American households have at least one pet, and nearly half of those pet owners consider the animal’s taste when buying food. Owners are also taking their pets’ nutrition more seriously: 55% of American pet owners are concerned about filler ingredients in pet food, such as grains and meat by-products.

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Topics: Nutrition, Pet Health

Over Half of Pets in the United States are Overweight

Posted by Holly Everett on Feb 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Pet obesity in the U.S. continued to steadily increase in 2016, affecting nearly 59% of cats and 54% of dogs, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). During the ninth annual survey, APOP also found pet owners and veterinary professionals disagreed on key pet food issues such as the benefits of corn and grains, value of raw and organic diets, and the best sources of pet nutritional advice.

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Topics: Pet Health

Fresh Facts on Pet Dental Health [Infographic]

Posted by Holly Everett on Feb 8, 2018 9:56:55 AM

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), 80% of dogs and 70% of cats will develop some form of oral disease by age three. Overlooking pet dental health could lead to serious problems for pets, but it can be prevented with proper care. February is Pet Dental Health Month and the perfect time to create good habits that will last all year long.

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Topics: Pet Health, Industry News

5 New Year's Resolutions for Pet Owners

Posted by Holly Everett on Dec 29, 2017 11:04:00 AM

We all love to create a list of personal and professional goals to work on in the New Year; save money, go to the gym, spend more time with family, apply for a promotion, donate to a charity. During your journey to improve yourself in 2018, why not try to make your pet’s life a little happier and healthier, too?

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Topics: Pet Health

Now Available: Safe Paw

Posted by Holly Everett on Nov 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When winter snow and ice arrive many people use ice melter to prevent slips and falls. Did you know that most ice melters contain salt that can harm pets, children, and the environment? Before the winter weather hits, stock up on Safe Paw, the only pet safe ice melter on the market!

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Topics: Pet Health


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