Vet Recommended Dog Food – What Makes us Special at JustFoodForDogs

Dear JFFD Family, Our food is special for many reasons: we use real food and follow updated NRC nutrient profiles and have performed Feeding Trials on our diets.  We have gained the trust and recommendation of many respected board certified specialists and veterinarians across the country.  In contrast, many commercial pet food companies never run trials and use AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles which are less current and most have ignored the role of veterinarians altogether.  They may use Read more [...]
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JFFD Advocates For Your Pets On This 4th of July

JFFD Advocates for your pets on this Fourth of July with an official submission to the FDA on pet feed safety. While many of us spent our Fourth of July at Dog Beach or a dog park, or maybe enjoying a BBQ, our founder, Shawn Buckley, and our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Oscar E. Chavez, were hard at work drafting official comments for submission to the FDA, calling for higher standards in commercial pet food storage and transportation.   Our comments, submitted today at about 4pm, caution Read more [...]
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Food not Feed: Are the Ingredients in Pet “Food” Safe?

This article offers a carefully researched, evidenced-based rationale for why JustFoodForDogs uses only ingredients certified, inspected, and approved by the USDA/FDA for human consumption in its diets.  It is not a gimmick or clever marketing.  It is simply the best legally defined food quality available in the US. Despite the long history of kibble and cans made with feed grade ingredients and used as pet “food”, published, scientific evidence strongly suggests feed grade (animal grade) Read more [...]
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Is Commercial Pet Food Safe?

Now that we share our lives with our dogs, it makes sense that we share our standards of food with them too. We cannot continue to feed them like farm animals because it may be unsafe to do so, and according to the latest FDA video announcement shown below, doing so brings in contamination, toxins, bacteria, illness, and possibly death into our homes. FDA's "Pet Food and Treats in Your Home" Video: Therefore we have two options: 1) stop Read more [...]
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JustUpdate on Nutrition: Raw Dog Food vs Cooked Dog Food vs Kibble

The Latest Research on Raw vs. Cooked vs. Kibble diets for dogs At JFFD we’ve known for some time that whole foods made with real ingredients can be better than commercially processed kibble in quality, digestibility and bioavailability.  Recent scientific research now seems to support this assessment. Since raw diets are sometimes marketed as fresh or frozen, some of our clients ask us about the difference between us and raw, and why we prefer to lightly cook our food.  JustFoodForDogs makes Read more [...]
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