4 Pet Food Companies To Know Series: HOLISTIC BLEND

Holistic Blend

The last company in our 4 pet food companies to know series is Holistic Blend. This family owned company based in Canada was founded fifteen years ago. Holistic Pet was chosen as our 4th company for their value. Holistic Blend’s all life stage formula comes in at a good price for a quality high protein pet food. Look for this little known company to grow  in popularity with Cincinnati pet owners. Holistic Blend goes out of their way to avoid chemicals, animal by-products, added salt, added sugar, artificial colorings or flavors, fillers or binders. They also provide alternative aids and supplements including probiotics and natural wormers. When feeding a higher calorie formula like Holistic Blend’s grain free, you need cut back on …

4 Pet Food Companies To Know Series: GRANDMA LUCY’S

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Who eats dog treats and likes them? Apparently I do. After trying Grandma Lucy’s organic oven baked blueberry dog treats, I found myself giving one and eating one. I’m not sure if this was Grandma Lucy’s intention, but I have never wanted to eat a dog treat before that’s for sure. Their bear shape treats remind me of Teddy Grahams, which come to find out were created and introduced in 1988 by Nabisco. Grandma Lucy’s has been delivering cooked and freeze dried pet products since 1999. Grandma Lucy’s is our 3rd pet food company to know in our 4 part series. Their very first product was homemade freeze died meatballs, and they were met with huge demand. Since their meatball …

4 Pet Food Companies To Know Series: CHAMPION PETFOODS

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Orijen and Acana are brands made by our second featured company in our “4 Pet Food Companies to Know” series. Champion Petfoods is located in Edmonton Canada and has been producing pet foods for over 25 years. Champion Petfood formulas are based on their belief in a biologically appropriate diet. This belief is centered  around dogs and cats naturally eating a higher animal based protein diet in the wild. Orijen is high protein formula, while Acana provides a slightly lower protein option. We found this fantastic video on Champion pet foods that we think you will enjoy.   httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONnTH-flAhs   Orijen has been named Glycemic Institutes pet food of the year three years running. Glycemic Research Institute® provides independent clinical & analytical ratings on …

4 Pet Food Companies To Know Series: FROMM FAMILY

Fromm Pet Food History

When any pet food recall happens it’s big news to any pet owner. Naked Dingo is highlighting 4 pet foods you need to know over the next 4 weeks. None of the featured pet food companies have ever been affected by a recall. It’s important to tell the story behind companies trusted to provide healthy food options for our dog and cats. Without a doubt there are a lot of pet foods to choose from.  While bigger brands like an Iams or Purina are easier to find, in this series we wanted to highlight smaller companies building their own tradition of producing quality pet foods. These smaller brands grow on word of mouth alone, and spend very little on marketing. …

Pet Nutrition Month – Tips for Choosing Food!

Show your pets love through the food you choose!

There are plenty of dogs and cats out there who have been caught with their nose in the poop or with a mouthful of garbage!  I cringe at the thought of things I’ve caught my dogs eating!  This alone makes it clear that when it comes to what they eat, our dogs and cats don’t have health and nutrition on their minds…  It is up to us to make the decision of what our pets will eat to provide them with the healthiest life possible.  With March being Pet Nutrition Month, it is a perfect reminder to us to evaluate our pets’ diets!  Here are some tips to help you choose a food that is best for your dog or …

Christmas Treats for your Dog!

Bobbie waiting for her Christmas treat!

Just a few more days until Christmas!  And that means not much time left for shopping and baking!  Save yourself some time and make a batch of these yummy dog treats for your dog’s Christmas gift or to bag up for a friend who has a special dingo. Carrot and Banana Dog Treats 1 medium ripe banana 1 cup of shredded carrots 1/4 cup applesauce 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup rolled oats 1/8 cup water Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.  Mash the banana.  Add the carrots, applesauce, flour, oats, and water.  You may need to add more water if the mixture seems too dry.  Roll the dough out onto a cookie sheet that has been lightly …

More Holiday Dog Cookies!

Huggins' Dog Cookie Stuffed Stocking

If you tried the dog cookie recipe from last week and your dog liked it, your dingo is definitely going to love this one!  This week I am featuring a savory dog cookie. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 3/4 cup non-fat dry milk powder 1 egg, beaten 2 cubes beef bouillon 3/4 cup boiling water 2 tbsp brown sugar Directions Preheat the oven to 300 degrees and lightly grease one cookie sheet.  Dissolve the bouillon cubes in the boiling water and allow to cool.  Thoroughly mix all ingredients until a dough forms.  Roll the dough out onto the cookie sheet and cut into desired sized pieces with a pizza cutter.  You can also use a dog bone shaped …

Holiday Cookies for Your Dogs

Peanut butter and pumpkin dog cookies

‘Tis the season to be baking.  So make sure when you’re making all of your holiday goodies, you don’t forget your favorite dingo!  For the next couple weeks, I will be featuring a cookie recipe that is meant especially for your canine companion. Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Cookies Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 2 eggs 1/2 cup canned pumpkin 2 tbsp peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  In a bowl, whisk together all ingredients.  Add water as needed to help make the dough workable.  Roll the dough directly onto your cookie sheet into about 1/4 inch thick layer.  Use a pizza cutter to slice into desired …

Cyber Monday Pet Food SALE!

Blue Buffalo Dog Food

Cincinnati Pet owners, Cyber Monday is here at Naked Dingo and we want to get involved in the fun!  Blue Buffalo, Halo, and Wellness are three popular dog and cat foods.  Stock up and enjoy our free delivery! The sale starts today and ends tomorrow at midnight.  Limited supplies exist at this price (Limit 2 Per Address) . Check out our competitive prices on over 1200 items everyday pet products.  Consider changing the way you order your pet’s food and save!  See you foods cheaper locally? Let us know! Click on the image to see the Price!           Email or call if you have any questions…You can also see if you are in our delivery area by clicking here. …

5 Pet Products We Are Thankful For!

Huggins opening her Planet Dog ball on Christmas

With Thanksgiving here, there are so many things to be thankful for.  I’m especially thankful for my family, including my two shiba inus!  This also seems like the perfect time to share 5 pet products that we here at Naked Dingo are thankful for. 1)  My dogs shed A LOT!  So I’m thankful for my Furminator.  I wasn’t sure it would be worth the money, but it definitely was!  It has helped cut down so much of the time I spend brushing my dogs! 2)  I’m not sure if I have mentioned that my dogs shed A LOT!  So I’m also thankful for my 3M Lint Roller.  It helps make our clothes dog hair free! 3)  Unlike our Head Dingo, …