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There are people in the world who swear up and down that the Universe is listening, and that by declaring your intentions, goals, and dreams aloud you will help create them in solid form. Whether something psychological happens that solidifies the goals in your intentions by verbalizing them, or some sort of cosmic energy is put forth, I do not know. But what I do know is that in a meeting here at Steve’s Real Food headquarters on Friday, Nicole mentioned offhandedly, “I am thinking about getting a cat for the office.”

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The difference between pre- and pro-biotics. Pre-biotics are, essentially, a type of fiber that feeds the healthy gut bacteria (probiotics) in our digestive tract. So the Prebiotics are the fuel, and the probiotics are the car if you will. Prebiotics are fibrous materials that do fermented-foodsnot digest in the stomach but pass undigested to the gut, where probiotics feed on them and use them for fuel.

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With the growing popularity of raw feeding, it’s easy to forget that the concept of raw feeding is new to many people. Raw feeding is an attempt by pet owners to feed their dogs and cats an ancestral diet that is natural and species-appropriate. Raw feeders believe that feeding commercial dry and canned pet food has lead to the growing number of pets diagnosed with allergies, diabetes, and cancer.

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This is my cat Magic – the most frustrating cat on the planet. You know how you have that one friend that has extremely unhealthy eating habits but won’t change, even though you can practically watch it killing them? Magic is the cat-version of that friend. Now imagine that you shelled out a ton of money to help that friend stay alive, and then they still won’t change? Magic is still the cat-version of that friend.

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As we turn our hearts and thoughts towards the most Thankful time of the year, we here at Steve’s Real Food are grateful for so many things. Here are the things we are grateful for at Steve’s Real Food.

In this week’s blog, we are going to be sharing some stories we have gathered from retailers around the country who have helped pet parents switch to Steve’s Real Food through their advice, research, and especially, their willingness to care. See why more and more people are switching to raw, thanks to the hard work of retailers who are making a difference:

On a recent forum post about commercially prepared raw food for pets, there were over fifty comments from raw feeders bragging about how they prepare all their meals for their pets and that is is THE only way to feed your pets. Although we applaud these passionate people pet parents, it is important to know homemade raw diets are not for everyone.

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The Cannabis plant has many strains, but two broad sub-categories are Marijuana and Hemp. Marijuana is defined as a cannabis plant that has a level of THC higher than .3%. Hemp is a cannabis plant with a THC content lower than that marker. It is the THC component that makes marijuana illegal in most states, but hemp products are legal in all 50 states.

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“I foster dogs for French Bulldog Rescue Network (FBRN), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing French bulldogs in need. I would like to share the story of one of my recent foster dogs, Mambo.

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One of the biggest hurdles that keeps pet parents from a transitioning to a raw diet is the cost. It is no secret that a commercially made raw dog food is more expensive than kibble. But when everything is factored together, how much are you really saving by buying kibble? Let’s take a look at exactly how much in this blog by Nicole Lindsley.