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Dogs and Baths, Oh My!

Dog breeds that require a haircut should be seen by a professional groomer for the first time, somewhere between 2-6 months of age.

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bison beef dog food by Northwest Naturals | Raw diet for dogs

Benefits of a Bison/Beef Formula

Bison & Beef Dinner for Dogs provides great benefits of bison in a convenient and affordable way to feed your pet.

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Northwest Naturals the Shape of Things

September, 2017 – Over the past few months, we have adjusted the shape of our Raw Frozen & Freeze Dried Nuggets and Freeze Dried treats to a shape that is better suited for our equipment and manufacturing processes. With these changes in shape we have saved on our ever growing cost of energy, labor and ingredient costs. This allows us to keep the finished product cost in check and provide you, as always, a great value.

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“Pet Fooled” Documentary

An investigative exposé of the inner workings of the commercial pet food industry, Pet Fooled is an eye-opening documentary that all pet owners should watch.

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Why A Raw Diet Is So Important For Cats

Cats are Obligate Carnivores, or “true” carnivores, which means that they depend only on the nutrients found in prey animals for survival. They have a need for an Essential Fatty Acid, or EFA, called arachidonic acid which plays a vital role in fat utilization and energy production. This particular EFA is found primarily in raw meat.

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Raw Bone Benefits

Proper dental maintenance is essential to prevent periodontal disease and promote healthy teeth and gums in pets. Though a daily brushing is an excellent way to keep up on dental health, the most effective way to get rid of plaque build-up is offering your pet a raw meaty bone.

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Fruit and Veggie Nuggets

Ingredients and Their Benefits

Broccoli – A plant in the cabbage family. It is high in vitamin C, calcium, soluble fiber, and also contains multiple nutrients, making broccoli a “super food” to support health and wellness.

Sweet Potato…

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Chicken and Turkey Necks

Before we delve into the many benefits of raw poultry bones, it is important to first make the distinction between feeding raw poultry bones and cooked poultry bones. Many of us are familiar with the fact that we should never, ever feed cooked poultry bones to dogs, but do you know the reason behind this warning? First off, let’s take a look at some of the characteristics of raw poultry bones:

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The Facts about Raw Salmon

The salmon used in the Northwest Naturals Chicken & Salmon Raw Dog Recipe and Freeze Dried Salmon Treats is wild caught from Alaska. For human consumption, Wild Pacific caught salmon is preferred.

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The Facts and Fears about Garlic

When it comes to your pet’s health, do you want to follow facts or fears? Unfortunately, garlic has come under attack. This is primarily as a result of garlic’s close cousin onion’s reputation for triggering hemolytic or “Heinz factor” anemia (where circulating red blood cells burst) through its high concentration of thiosulphate. With onions, a single generous serving can cause this reaction.

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