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BARF Blog: Raise Your Paw for Raw

The latest scoop on pet health and nutrition.

May 28, 2019

Summer Time

Have you heard? It’s big news. Summer IS coming! Hard to believe, I know, but it’s true. That big yellow thing in the sky finally showing is proof. Planning summer travel with your best fur friend? We’ve got a few reminders to ensure a successful trip.

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  • Autumn Colunga
May 21, 2019

Too Much Shedding?

Are you tired of brushing the fur off your clothes with sticky rolls? Is daily vacuuming becoming too much of a chore? Do you find yourself constantly sweeping and mopping up pet fur? You are not alone! But why is this happening? Can you control it? There must be some end to this, right? We’ll take a look at some of the causes as well as some of the remedies in this article.

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  • Autumn Boga
May 14, 2019

Kibble Me This

The Hartsdale Pet Cemetery, established in 1896, is the oldest pet cemetery in the United States and serves as the final resting place for tens of thousands of animals.  Recently, one of our customers called us to share his experience after visiting this historical cemetery. 

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  • Cheryl Douglas
May 07, 2019

Fleas No More

It’s that time of year again folks. That’s right…the dreaded flea! In reality, there is no true “flea season”, they can strike at any time. But they do seem to be most prevalent during the warmer months.

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  • Autumn Boga
Apr 30, 2019

Introducing A New Dog To A Household With Pets

You’ve taken the plunge and decided to bring a second dog into your home. You’ve figured out the budgeting, worked out how much time you have available to meet the needs of both dogs and are confident it’s achievable.

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  • John Woods
Apr 23, 2019

Raise Your Paw For Raw!

“Are they crazy?”  This was my initial thought the first time I heard about feeding raw food to pets.   For as long as I can remember domesticated dog food has always come in a bag or from a can.  While this is true for most of us, have you ever wondered what dogs ate before commercial dog food was developed in 1860?

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  • Cheryl Douglas
Apr 16, 2019

To Grain Or Not To Grain Part 2

Last week we discussed some current theories on grain free diets. As mentioned, some recent studies have been suggesting a link between taurine and grain free diets. In case you missed it, check it out here.

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  • Autumn Boga
Apr 09, 2019

To Grain Or Not To Grain Part 1

As pet guardians, we all try hard to provide our furry friends with the best quality life we can manage. “Quality” entails many different aspects. Certainly excellent nutrition is paramount as well as proper medical care when necessary

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  • Autumn Boga
Apr 02, 2019

It's Spring!

After a long, cold, snowy winter here in Minnesota, we are all excited that spring has finally sprung!  The days are longer, the temperature is rising, and the birds are returning. Soon the flowers will start to bloom

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  • Cheryl Douglas
Mar 26, 2019

Who are you talking to mom?

All parents know that talking to your children strengthens the bond between child and parent. Well, many pet owners consider their pets as their babies; "fur babies", as we often refer to them. So, does talking to Fido create a bond as it does when talking to your child? 

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  • Cheryl Douglas

What is BARF?

"BARF®" is our acronym that means Biologically Appropriate Raw Food. It is a complete and carefully balanced blend of raw meat, fruits, vegetables and bone. Our formula mimics what nature has designed our pet's to thrive on in the wild. The result is a pet free of allergies, digestive problems, and full of life!