As pet parents pay more attention to the dietary needs of their furry friends, they are taking their pets’ diets back to basics with Limited Ingredient Diets that eliminate any extra, unnecessary ingredients and help cats and dogs with food sensitivities. For those interested in maximizing nutritional benefits while minimizing risk of food allergies and other diet-related issues, LID may be the way to go.
Many dog owners live with the misconception that their pets are invincible in the winter: they believe their furry coats keep them warm and safe from the harsh effects of the winter months. Unless your dog is a Direwolf, pets feel the freezing temperatures and require proper care to stay safe.
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Let's be honest, the monotony of the same old, same old kibble routine doesn’t provide enough of a variety to meet a dogs’ nutritional needs. Enter, the rotational diet. Rotational feeding involves varying the menu on a periodic basis so dogs can broaden their palates and experience a wider range of nutrients and ingredients, giving them a full and balanced diet.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts that 2017 will be the worst flea and tick season in years, due to a number of environmental factors. It’s important for dog and cat owners to keep an eye on their pets, since these tiny creatures could potentially harm our furry friends.
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.
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.