We began this business to truly help pets, educate consumers and allow people to make informed decisions when it comes to their pet's health and longevity.
Many pet stores and suppliers claim to carry healthy products when this simply isn't the case, this is where we are different. We will help you find the best dog food, cat or small animal food, supplements and accessories for your furry pet's needs.
Check out the first of a series of need to know articles on pet food, the pet food industry and why variety and raw feeding is so important. Please do not be fooled, education is the key to your pet's health!
Be sure to check our previous articles below and the Optimal Blog for our most current educational articles, dedicated to your pet's health.
Learn More on the official Optimal Pet Foods Blog
Can Human Food Be Good for Your Pets?
Dispelling the long-held myth that “table food” is bad for your pets.
Vaccinating Your Dog and Cat: Why Less is More A must read
Pet-friendly vaccine recommendations from Dr. Karen Becker. Why they may not be what you're used to.
Raw Food Diet for Dogs and Cats Video
Dr. Becker on why your dogs and cats can (and should!) eat a raw diet for optimal health and long life.
Read This Before Trying a Dental Diet Popular
A pet's dental health can often be overlooked, unfortunately if left unchecked periodontal disease can cause pain, organ troubles and decreased life span. The seemingly simplest answer may not be the best one. Find out the best ways to take care of your pet's oral health.
Vets and Pet Food: Why and What Do They Recommend? Industry inflience?
Veterinary care is critical for the well being of your pets. Learn what Dr. Shawn discusses about the influence of big business on the pet food industry.
Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Holiday Season
Learn about what dangers to avoid for your pets during the holiday season!
The Myth of High Protein and Kidney Disease in Dogs
What everyone needs to know about high protein diets and kidney disease in dogs.
Itchy, Fussy, Tooty or Dopey... Pets?
Allergies, irritable bowel, fussiness, dental and weight control issues all come down to one issue...
The Best and Worst Pet Foods: Ranked From Best to Disastrous Popular
Dr. Karen Baker, DVM discusses the top best and worst foods you could feed your pet. Where on the list is yours?
The Truth About Raw Pet Food New
There is a lot of misinformation out there about raw food. Find out what raw food is and why it is so important.
Myth: Is the Dog a Carnivore or Omnivore? Must Read
Is the dog an omnivore or carnivore? It's time the truth put this myth to rest. The abuse of this myth may be the cause of countless problems for our furry family members..
What's Really in Your Pet Food? The Top 12 Ingredients to Avoid Updated
Uncovers what really lies in your pet food. You will be surprised at what unsavoury ingredients can be found in your pet's dish!
How to Figure Out Pet Food Labels
Something so simple has become overtly misleading. Get the facts on how to decipher the true ordering and content of your pet food.
Raw Bones Promote Dental Health
Discussing raw bones and chews for dental health.
More information and pet food reviews to come soon! See all articles and resources in Education & Resources
Natural Balance dog food is now available!
Great for allergies and those with sensitive stomachs.
Natural Balance L.I.D - Limited Ingredient Diets cans and dry food for dogs come in various proteins including Lamb, Venison, Fish, Rabbit and Bison.
Complete and balanced nutrition for all breeds and life stages from puppies to adults..
Blue Buffalo dog food is now in stock! These holistic and healthy dry, canned foods and treats will have your pup asking for more.
Available for all stages of life, from puppy and adult to senior and small and large breed with no artificial preservatives, colors, corn, by-products or poultry by-products.
Compare your brand to Blue Buffalo using Blue's online comparison tool.
Canidae dog food is now available in dry food and cans!
Canidae Grain Free formulas include:
PureLand with Fresh Bison and Lamb
PureSky with Fresh Duck and Turkey
PureSea with Salmo
These limited ingredient diets make great allergy foods for sensitive dogs while maximizing nutrition. Canidae natural pet food is the modern answer to primal nutrition since 1996.
Deli Fresh Dog Food refrigerated meals are now in!
As a great alternative to home cooking, these prepared meals come in chunks and chubs in various recipes, including the new Vital grain-free varieties! Happy, healthy dogs eat fresh dog food! Picky dog? Look no further. More at www.delifreshpet.com
We're excited to announce that Acana Ranchlands has arrived! Acana Ranchlands is the new grain free formula featuring Alberta free range beef, bison and lamb.
Muttluks Dog Boots are in! Winter is cold, quench those cold, burning dog paws with a set of booties for your dog! Muttluks boots are made in Canada and are available in various sizes.