Tag archive for "organic pet food"

Dog-on-Diet Week 6 Update

Dog-on-Diet Program

Dog-on-Diet Week 6 Update

8 Comments 18 November 2011

Haley The weather overall has been sunny and dry so it’s better for our hiking, not so muddy. On Monday we did a walk around the neighborhood in the morning and an afternoon hike. Haley was exhausted (see pic), but it was good for us both! Things are going smoothly and Haley lost another pound […]

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Pet Health & Safety

Is there really a difference between natural and organic pet food? And does it matter?

5 Comments 16 November 2011

We have all read, seen, or experienced ourselves that healthy, natural, and organic foods are becoming mainstream in the food world. This category has been exploding for human food, with over 95% of households now buying natural and 68% of households now buying organic (1). In fact, the category (combined) represented nearly $40B in sales […]

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Dog-on-Diet Week 3 Update

Castor & Pollux News, Dog-on-Diet Program, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Dog-on-Diet Week 3 Update

4 Comments 28 October 2011

Gizmo Gizmo loves going to the park and chasing squirrels.           Sgt. Pepper Hi there. Just wanted you to see (pic attached) how energetic Sgt. Pepper felt this weekend after nearly a week of 100% Organix Weight Mgmt.! He raced his 1yr old “sister” and 9 month old “brother”. He has […]

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Dog-on-Diet Week 2 Update

Dog-on-Diet Program, Pet Stories & News

Dog-on-Diet Week 2 Update

1 Comment 21 October 2011

Jules First let me say that Jules LOVES her food! We received the package on October 4th, and I took about 8 days blending it in until it was completely ORGANIX. Right away I have noticed changes in her. She used to always try to find her sister’s food and eat it after she was […]

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Dog-On-Diet Program Details

Castor & Pollux News, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Dog-On-Diet Program Details

16 Comments 12 September 2011

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 54% of dogs and cats in the United States are overweight or obese – that’s 93 million dogs and cats! This can be attributed to many different factors – over-feeding, lack of exercise or aging. Maybe you just adopted an adult pet that came home […]

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Castor & Pollux News, Pet Health & Safety

Read Any Ingredient Labels Lately?

3 Comments 07 September 2011

As I walked down the aisles of a local food for pets store, browsing at the various options I began to pick up the bags and look at the ingredients. I was more than a little surprised with what I saw. Now, I’ll be the first to admit that working for Castor & Pollux makes […]

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The Not-So-Sweet Side of Sugar

Pet Health & Safety

The Not-So-Sweet Side of Sugar

1 Comment 05 January 2011

Tis the season for articles containing food and weight loss tips- and they’re not just for humans. I’ve seen several stories talking about the growing problem of obesity in dogs and cats. And what is one of the main culprits for the extra pounds? Treats that contain added sugar. Many dogs, like humans, have a […]

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So Many Choices

Pet Health & Safety

So Many Choices

No Comments 04 October 2010

What to Consider When Selecting Food for your Dog or Cat Take a deep breath… the choice is staggering. Dozens of dog and cat food brands line the shelves. Within each brand, there are an equally overwhelming number of formulas. From organic to natural to grain-free to limited ingredient to holistic to weight management to […]

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What’s the Difference Between Natural & Organic?

Pet Health & Safety

What’s the Difference Between Natural & Organic?

No Comments 27 September 2010

We’re asked this question all the time. Here are some basic, concrete differences: 1) If an ingredient or product is certified organic, it is, by definition, natural. But, it doesn’t work the other way. If an ingredient or product is natural, it is not, by definition, organic. This is really important. The words “organic” and […]

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What’s the Difference Between Natural & Organic?

Pet Health & Safety

What’s the Difference Between Natural & Organic?

No Comments 27 September 2010

We’re asked this question all the time. Here are some basic, concrete differences: 1) If an ingredient or product is certified organic, it is, by definition, natural. But, it doesn’t work the other way. If an ingredient or product is natural, it is not, by definition, organic. This is really important. The words “organic” and […]

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