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The 5 Essentials for Camping With Your Dog

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A Pacific Northwest summer means lots of time in the forest and we can’t wait to hit the trail with our dogs… But before we do, it’s important to ensure your camping trip is comfortable and safe for our pets. You wouldn’t walk out into the woods with no food, water or first aid materials, and neither should your dog! Go through the list below to ensure you have everything needed for summer fun with your four-legged friends. Healthy, Easily Transported Food Unless you get a dog backpack (highly recommended and comfortable), you’ll be carrying extra weight for their food...

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The top ways grain and gluten-free food can benefit your dog.

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In the past few years, gluten-free has become a buzz word for the top foods. Many people claim that by forgoing on gluten, a protein mixture that is found in various grains and products like wheat, barley, and oats, they have more energy, less inflammation and are less susceptible to health problems like leaky gut syndrome. While there has been a lot of research into gluten-free diets for humans, it’s still hard to determine whether these positive effects carry over into a dog’s diet. Many vets recommend a diet low in grains, with a ratio of 50% vegetables, 40% meat...

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This National Pet Day,Take Three Easy Steps to Give Your Dog It’s Best Life.

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We all appreciate our dogs as our companions, secret keepers and adventure partners. Whether they’re a Chihuahua or a great dane, your pup fills you with love every time they snuggle up on your lap or look up at you with puppy-dog eyes. So this National Pet Day, consider the ways you let your dog know that you love them back. Know what’s in their food, where it comes from and what nutrition they’re receiving. You make an effort to eat healthy. You try your best to buy local, natural food. And you eat a variety of foods to get...

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Portland Pet Food Company joins health food trade mission to Canada to promote human-grade all-natural pet food

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:     Claudia JohnsonPortland Pet Food Company503-799-2220info@portlandpetfoodcompany.com Company to showcase high-quality, sustainable and locally-sourced foods for health-conscious dog parents; launches recyclable shelf-stable packaging Portland, Oregon (April 3, 2017)—Portland Pet Food Company this week joins a western United States trade delegation to Canada to promote all natural products and health foods at the Canada Health Food Association Expo (CHFA) April 8 and 9 in Vancouver B.C. The growing Oregon pet food company joins the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the nonprofit Western United States Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA) to connect agribusiness and natural products like Portland Pet...

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This National Beer Day, We Raise a Glass to Our Brewery Partners.

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Portland Pet Food Company wouldn't be where we are today without our brewery partners, who allow us to create our sustainable, local and natural brew biscuits.  Brew biscuits don’t include any alcohol, but feature spent grain from local partners. After the liquid sugars, proteins and nutrients have been extracted through the mashing process, spent grain is what’s left of malt. Spent grain can account for 85% of a brewery’s total by-product and lead to major waste when disposed of improperly. You can compost spent grain or give it to farms as feed. The versatile material can also be dried and...

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