FROM THE EXPERTS

Open Farm Wins Award for Transparency

Posted by Holly Everett on Apr 4, 2017 4:45:02 PM

Since 2011, the New Hope NEXTY Awards have highlighted the most progressive, innovative, inspiring, and trustworthy products in the natural products industry. At New Hope's Natural Products Expo West in March, Open Farm was awarded the NEXTY Award for Best New Transparently Sourced Product, which recognizes companies that display exceptional standards, innovation, and traceability throughout the supply chain.

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Topics: Pet Health

6 Reasons to Go Eco-Friendly

Posted by Holly Everett on Mar 30, 2017 10:15:19 AM

Many of us want to do our part in protecting the environment in small ways—but do we really know exactly what these efforts are contributing to a healthier planet? By switching to eco-friendly cleaning products, you not only reduce harm to the environment, but you will help keep your pets, family, and yourself safe!

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Topics: Pet Health

Product Highlight: True Hemp Chews

Posted by Holly Everett on Feb 22, 2017 11:43:04 AM

Are your customers interested in a functional treat that uses a natural remedy for the most common pet ailments? Based in Canada, True Leaf Pet is a manufacturer of functional hemp-based dog treats True Hemp Chews. The long list of medicinal benefits of hemp are becoming recognized by people all over the world. Hemp is not marijuana and is legal in Canada and the USA. It doesn't get dogs high and can provide many potential health benefits for dogs!

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Topics: Nutrition, Pet Health

5 Tips for a Pet-Safe Valentine's Day

Posted by Holly Everett on Feb 14, 2017 10:28:25 AM

Did you know that one in five pet parents buy a Valentine’s Day gift for their furry friends every year? That means nearly one billion dollars will be spent treats or toys for the pets that show us unconditional love, every single day of the year! A special treat or toy for your dog or cat is the perfect gift on the day that we receive flowers and chocolates from the special humans in our lives.

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Topics: Pet Health

7 Ways to Protect Pets This Winter

Posted by Holly Everett on Feb 8, 2017 11:39:44 AM

Not only do humans feel the pain of bitterly cold weather in the winter—our pets do too! In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness. Make sure your four-footed family members stay safe and warm by following these simple cold weather pet safety guidelines.

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Topics: Pet Health

Pet Obesity on the Rise for 6th Straight Year

Posted by Holly Everett on Jan 16, 2017 12:06:58 PM

One of America’s most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and statistics show that pet owners should share that goal with their pets. 

Data from Nationwide, the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, reveals that pet obesity is on the rise for the sixth straight year. Nationwide members filed 1.3 million pet insurance claims for conditions and diseases related to pet obesity, equaling more than $60 million in veterinary expenses in 2015. The boost in total obesity-related claims signifies a 23% growth over the last three years.

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Topics: Pet Health

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