Aug 232018
 
Dogs deserve real food - even in their snacks!

Bocce takes the ingredients for their treats seriously. They are made with simple, limited,real ingredients in small batches without preservatives or fillers, from foods sourced and produced in the US. That means that dogs just love the flavors and you can feel good about feeding them Small batch treats: Beef Bourguignon – Move over Julia […]

Aug 172018
 
The big stink about tripe

The big stink about tripe What is tripe? Tripe is, basically, the stomach lining from ruminant animals like cattle, pigs, sheep or lamb, and goats. It’s not new, as it has been a popular dish consumed by numerous cultures around the world, and is now gaining popularity as a healthy food for cats and dogs. […]

Jul 252018
 
Making sense of the FDA warning on grain-free foods

You may have heard the recent news from the FDA, warning pet owners and veterinarians about reports linking a heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs being fed grain free diets. Dilated cardiomyopathy, or DCM, is when the heart muscle becomes enlarged, making it harder to pump blood properly. Symptoms of DCM include decreased energy, coughing, […]

Jul 272017
 
You can still get your Orijen and Acana delivered to your door!

  There’s been a big shakeup in the pet food business: PetSmart has purchased the online delivery company Chewey’s. As a result of this, Chewey’s is no longer able to carry Orijen and Acana.  Why is this? Champion foods, the company that makes these foods, is committed to the quality of their food and focusing […]

May 182017
 
Our newest food: Hi-Tek Naturals and Naturals Grain Free!

We’re always looking for the best foods on the market. We’re pretty strict about what we’ll carry in our store. Since nutrition is the basis of our health, we only look for the best for your pets.(Check out our series on Understanding your pet’s food to see why we chose the foods we offer.)   […]

Aug 042016
 
Open Farm, our newest dog and cat diet

High quality foods are nothing new here at Wilmette Pet. In fact, they are standard for us. Every single food here is made with human grade meats free of by-products, does not contain corn, soy, or wheat, and unnecessary fillers. Our newest food Open Farms has all of this, and goes a step beyond by being […]

May 122016
 
Check out our newest food: KOHA!

“The Story Behind Our Food We created KOHA Super Premium Dog and Cat food on the principal that clean food and great nutrition is an essential part of promoting a healthy & happy life. The word “Koha” in New Zealand primarily means a “gift of food”. Give your pet the gift of KOHA! Clean Food […]

Apr 132016
 
New Acana and some great changes

Orijen/Acana is one of favorite brands. They have very strict quality control, and they only use fresh ingredients (never frozen). They are introducing a new line of foods called Heritage. It is a 60/40 ratio of meats and fruit/veggies compared to 70/30 in the Regional blends and 80/20 for Orijen. Additionally, all Acana foods are […]

Oct 232014
 
Steve's Raw Goat Milk Yogurt:

We know that probiotics are very important: besides breaking down food and making nutrients more available for digestion, it has been found to be an important component of the immune system. A dog or cat’s gut flora can be reduced by stress and medications like antibiotics. Help replace them with Steve’s raw goat milk yogurt. […]

Oct 232014
 
Stella and Chewey's Meal Mixers

Meal Mixers are freeze dried raw meat, giving you a convenient and easy way to introduce raw foods to your pet’s diet. It also helps entice picky eaters to eat, adds an extra boost of nutrition, and treats your cat or dog with tasty variety. It is packed with 95% nutrient mead, organs, and bone […]