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Grain Free…No corn or wheat!

  Probably 75% of the product we have in dog and cat food kibble is totally grain free.    Now let’s discuss what grain free means.    Or perhaps more importantly what it does not mean.    In the case of dog and cat food kibble some starch is needed to make the extrusion process work.    That is […]

The Orijen Story….From Whole Dog Journal

Champion Petfoods: This Canadian company makes high-quality dry foods with lots of fresh meat.   By Nancy Kerns Orijen is Champion Petfood’s flagship line, with high meat inclusions and high protein levels. All seven of the Orijen foods are grain-free.         Champion Petfoods is a privately held company that makes high-protein dry […]

My Dog’s “Coat” is not very Shiny

Are you feeding one of the grocery store or big box brands of dog food?   Or one of the “chow” products?    Disappointed in your dog coat’s appearance and feel?     Did you realize that dogs and cats use 30-35% of their dietary protein to maintain healthy skin and coat?     That’s […]

Alternative Chew(s) and a Recall

Synthetic chew bones have either been praised or cussed by veterinarians. The recent recall by the FDA of the Nylabone Puppy Starter Kitdog chews due to the risk of salmonella infection to both the dog and the owners punctuates the latter. No current health issues have been reported but the company identified the presence of salmonella in one lot […]

Celebrate Earthweek….Plant Trees with Earthborn Holistic

UPCs for Trees You can build forests around the world and help reduce harmful greenhouse gases when you participate in the Earthborn Holistic®UPCs for Trees program. While most greenhouse gases are essential for maintaining our earth’s temperature, too much greenhouse gas can damage our climate. Planting a tree is a simple way to help remove […]

What’s With this “Holistic” thing?

The “holistic” word gets batted around a lot these days in the pet care world.    There is no “scientific” or “legal” definition of the term particularly as it relates to pet nutrition.   Several of the brands we carry do indeed use it in their names.    Holistic of course generally means “of the whole” or focused […]

Who Makes Your Dog Food?

Some of you that have been in our store may wonder why we have signs up identifying who makes the dog and cat food we are offering to you.    That is important to us and we think it is important to you.    We are concerned about the integrity of the manufacturing process and […]

WPE Offers Raw Frozen Goat Milk from Primal

Raw Goat Milk Ingredients: Raw Goat Milk, Dried Lactobacillus lactis fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Inulin, Organic Turmeric (color), Organic Ginger, Organic Cinnamon. Raw Goat Milk Benefits: Primal now offers an additional way to elevate your pet’s health with our raw goat milk. Raw goat milk can most […]

Now Featuring Orijen Tundra!!!!

We now have a full line of Orijen products including the new TUNDRA!!!!! ALL DOGS ARE CARNIVORES, BIOLOGICALLY ADAPTED TO THRIVE ON A VARIED DIET OF WHOLE GAME, FISH AND FOWL, WITH SMALLER AMOUNTS OF FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND GRASSES. That’s why ORIJEN TUNDRA features unmatched fresh meat inclusions (60%) including goat, venison, mutton and bison […]