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Ten Reasons To Adopt A Pet

October 25, 2015
July 9, 2015 Ten Reasons to Adopt a Pet Published by the HSUS In case "Because it's the right thing to do" isn't enough Pet lovers know: Adoption is the snuggliest option. Photo by iStockphoto Thinking of adding a pet to your family? Here are ten reasons to... Read More

Five Common Misconceptions About Pet Adoption

October 25, 2015
by Petfinder This post was originally published on the Petfinder Blog We put together a list of common adoption myths, in the hopes that you can gently point friends toward this post when they talk about... Read More

Adoptable Pets

October 25, 2015
Always choose adoption!  This is the best way to add a new family member.  Check out some of the amazing animals that are available for adoption in our community!... Read More

What Is Ingredient Splitting?

October 25, 2015
What is ingredient splitting? Ingredient splitting is the practice of subdividing a more abundant — yet inferior quality — ingredient into smaller portions.  This tactic might be used to artificially raise a protein(meat) item to a higher position on an ingredient panel, which results in more inferior quality ingredients moving... Read More

Reading Ingredient Panels

October 25, 2015
Ingredient panels on all pet foods must list all of the ingredients present in the food in order of weight. Understanding the ingredient panels will allow you, the consumer, to make more educated decisions when making your pet's nutrition choices as you will be able to better identify the... Read More

Understanding Product Names

October 25, 2015
Pet food labeling is regulated at two levels. The federal regulations, enforced by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), establish standards applicable for all animal feeds: proper identification of product, net quantity statement, manufacturer's name and address, and proper listing of ingredients. Some states also enforce their... Read More

Mathie Pack takes on the Beco Line

September 23, 2015
The Mathie Pack was brave enough to take on multiple products from the beco line! So not only does this review encompass multiple products, you also get view points from multiple animals. Overall, the pack gave the products an average of 4.5 paws! That seems pretty incredible that the... Read More