Fetch Gets A Brand New Look

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  Seeing as April is Fetch’s 13th anniversary, we thought the end of March would be the perfect time to close for a week,remodel, and re-open with gleaming floors & freshly painted walls.  When we reopen, we’ll not only be looking spiffier, we’ll also be called ‘The Fish & Bone‘ (which is our trademarked name).  […]

Nature’s Variety Recall, February 15 2013

Nature’s Variety has recalled a batch of Instinct Raw Frozen Organic Chicken Medallions and Patties because the batch has been found to contain small pieces of clear plastic, which could cause choking or injury. The company reports that no animals have been harmed from the recalled product. Because Nature’s Variety has moved quickly to respond […]

The Puppy Diaries: Etta has her 15 minutes of fame!

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Check out Etta getting her moment to shine as we talk about raw food in this recent News story that aired on WGME. Click the link under the pic to watch the whole story! WGME on Raw Food    

The Puppy Diaries: Feeding Time!

Hello Again! This week is all about food. Etta has been settling in well and we are working on fine tuning her diet. Since bringing her home we have come to learn that she can be quite discerning in her tastes so we have had to up the anti on training treats, to keep her […]

Recall: Taste of the Wild, Others Made by Diamond Pet Foods

Late on Friday night, Diamond Pet Foods issued a voluntary recall on dry dog foods manufactured in their South Carolina plant with ‘best by’ dates of December 9, 2012 through April 7, 2013. Several other brands have since issued preventative recalls as well.  The reason for the recalls is contamination by salmonella. 14 people so far, including one person as close as […]

Diets for Dogs with Pancreatitis

The Pancreas in a Dog

Zip has had two bouts of pancreatitis, once, in an instance of worst-timing-possible, while I was away on a silent retreat with no phone or internet access.  He’s now 11 yrs old, and thriving, as near as anyone can tell, as he looks and moves like a much younger pug.  I manage his health with […]

Flea & Tick Defense Requires Multiple Lines of Defense

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Well there’s one good thing about the New England cold spring seasons, and it’s that bugs lay dormant that much longer.  As soon as the temperatures climb, it’s time to figure out your plan for flea and tick prevention.  All dog owners should be thinking about heartworm prevention too.  Heartworm preventative works retroactively remember; it […]

Probiotics & Enzymes…do I need to add them to a raw diet?

Living foods, from plants or animal sources, contain enzymes (but they are wiped out by heat beginning at 110 degrees…so cooked food does not contain active enzymes) .  The body, human or animal, manufactures enzymes.  But as we age, our store of them and our ability to make them gets depleted.  And they’re important not […]

Get a Raw Deal from Fetch

Where are the frites?

Every month at both stores (Portland and Boston, Fetch and Fish & Bone) we pick a brand of pet food to discount by 10%.  The idea is, encourage customers to experiment, or move what we have an overstock of, or just give a good deal because it’s fun.  Who doesn’t like a bargain? This month […]

Natura, the Newest P & G Acquisition

They’re at the purchase agreement stage but signs look like they’re pointing toward the sale.  Natura lines include California Natural, Evo and Healthwise.  Proctor and Gamble owns Eukanuba/Iams.  Changes are bound to come.  My immediate concern is quality of ingredients, with a sudden interruption in ease of digestion for dogs and cats on Natura foods.  […]