Let’s say you’re craving a healthy and hearty meal… Would you rather hit a greasy drive-thru, or sit down to a freshly-cooked meal full of sustainably-sourced ingredients? Nothing tastes better than fresh food prepared with the planet in mind, and if our four-legged friends could talk, we think they’d agree! Perusing the pet food aisle can be downright overwhelming—but we’re here to clear the air about why fresh food is ideal for pets, parents, and the planet.
Fresh food, raw food, freeze-dried, kibble—how to know which dog food is right for your pup? While standard kibble has long been the norm, research suggests that dry food isn’t doing any favors for our pets or the planet. If the greenhouse gas emissions of dry pet food production were a country, it would be the world’s 60th highest emitter (yikes). On the opposite side of the spectrum, we have fresh food. Freshpet’s Nature’s Fresh line provides our doggos with safe and abundant nutrients while supporting our planet at the exact same time. Let’s dig in.
Fresh pet food is all about maintaining the integrity of nutrient-dense ingredients. A human analogy: It’s a bit like choosing a colorful Buddha bowl full of protein and veggies, versus a bag of something processed. Freshpet’s Nature’s Fresh recipes are gently steamed at low temperatures (to protect the ingredients) and then stored fresh in the fridge—just like people-food! Because of this process, their fresh pet food is packed with essential micronutrients to help your pet thrive—without the preservatives, fillers, or over-processed “meat powders.”
Just like we should be able to read (and pronounce) the ingredients on our food labels, the pet food we choose should be just as transparent. The Nature’s Fresh® Grain Free Chicken Recipe with Carrots & Spinach is full of humanely-raised chicken as a source of protein and essential amino acids—plus carrots and spinach to support healthy digestion. The Beef Recipe with Garden Vegetables & Grains leads with grass-fed beef from family farms, with garden veggies for happier digestion. The clear-cut ingredients of fresh food speak for themselves—but choosing Freshpet takes “healthy” to the next level.
Nature’s Fresh® Beef Recipe With Garden Vegetables & Grains For Dogs
Nature’s Fresh® Grain Free Chicken Recipe With Carrots & Spinach For Dogs