Posts Categorized: pet food ingredients

Green Tip – Why You Should Avoid Farmed Salmon

When we are evaluating a pet food or treat to sell at the store, there is an (ever-expanding) list of ingredients that we will not carry, and farmed salmon is definitely one of them. Some items we don’t like because the ingredients are harmful to the environment, some because practices are inhumane or these animals… Read more »

Safety First – A Reminder When it Comes to Pet Food

We really try very hard to carry products that we trust from companies who have rigorous safety protocols for their manufacturing facilities and who source good ingredients. These pet food companies are pretty big companies though, providing a lot of product nationally to a great number of pets. Problems are fairly uncommon, though they are… Read more »

Tips for New Puppy Owners

By Green Dog Pet Supply (This was written as a handout for customers, and we thought it might be useful to others as a blog post. If you share it, please give credit to Green Dog Pet Supply. Thank you) Congratulations on your new puppy! What a fun time you’ll have! We very much want… Read more »

Claiming Raw Foods are Dangerous Isn’t Backed Up With Data

By Green Dog Pet Supply The FDA and the AVMA seem to have mounted a significant campaign against raw foods for pets, and we’d like to speak to that, as sometimes their information seems strangely skewed. Last August (2012), the AVMA issued a statement warning against the safety of feeding raw food due to the… Read more »

Carageenan and Our Quest to Change the World One Ingredient at a Time

By Green Dog Pet Supply At Green Dog, we have some rules about what food we do and don’t carry. However, sometimes there are ingredients that we learn about along the way, and when we do more research, the time comes to evaluate whether we want to keep the products that contain it. We never… Read more »

Your Bag of Kibble Might Have Pretty Pictures, But Do You Know What’s Inside?

By Green Dog Pet Supply We all love our pets as members of our families and want to do the very best we can to keep them healthy and happy, but many of us overlook the very foundation of health for our pets – their nutrition. Just as our own health is affected by our… Read more »