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Dietary Requirements At Every Life Stage

Each stage in a dogs life will require a different diet that caters to their current needs.

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Top 5 Benefits of Our Farmers Market Recipe

This recipe is perfect for keeping your dog hydrated and healthy with a delicious blend of chicken, apples, carrots and spinach!

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Top 5 Benefits of Our B’apples Recipe

The simplicity of fresh and tasty ingredients is the backbone of this recipe. This incredible recipe has everything your dog needs to fuel their day.

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Benefits of Feeding Your Dog Apple

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Top 5 Benefits of Our Good Morning Sunshine! Recipe

Start your loyal companion’s day off on the right paw with the goodness of beef, oatmeal, and blueberries in our Good Morning Sunshine! recipe.

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Top 5 Benefits of Our Turkey Dinner Recipe

Our Turkey Dinner recipe is low in fat and contains limited ingredients to help dogs suffering from Pancreatitis, GI issues or certain food sensitives or allergies.

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Top 5 Benefits of Our Pork Sweet Potato Hash Recipe

Our Pork Sweet Potato Hash recipe is the talk of the dog park! This recipe is very high in moisture and flavour to keep those picky eaters interested.

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Top 5 Benefits of Our Italian Beef Pasta Recipe

Check out the incredible health benefits that come from feeding our Italian Beef Pasta recipe to your canine companion.

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Fresh, Not Refined.

Tom&Sawyer takes fresh food nutrition very seriously. Pets are our family, let's feed them that way.

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The Only Commercially Owned & Operated Pet Meal Kitchen!

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Benefits of Blueberries in Your Dogs Diet

Blueberries are not only a wonderful snack for your pup (frozen or fresh) but they are also considered a superfood for humans and dogs alike!

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Can My Dog Eat Potato?

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Are Grains Healthy For My Dog?

Over the years, there has been a lot of back and forth on whether or not grains are good for dogs. So which is it?

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5 Reasons Dogs Should Eat Rabbit

Looking for a meat source, for your dog, that is extremely high in protein and very low in fat? Rabbit meat is one lean, mean protein!

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Published Study Finds Human-Grade Gently Cooked Pet Food Highly Digestible

An exciting recent study published in a USA peer-reviewed journal on the high digestibility of a commercially made fresh cooked diet for dogs using human-grade ingredients.

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As Fed Vs. Dry Matter

The real testament to the nutrients that are in your dog's food are shown through dry matter.

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COVID-19 Response at Tom&Sawyer

At Tom&Sawyer, we are dedicated to ensuring the safety at all times of our team, our customers and their beloved pets. CHECK HERE FOR CURRENT COURIER POLICY

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Taurine In Dog & Cat Meals

The question has come up more and more these days; do dogs and cats need taurine added into their diet?

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Our Referral Program Has Launched!

Excited about our pet meals? Want to share the news with friends and family about the amazing health benefits of feeding a fresh cooked diet to your cats and dogs? We want to "treat" you for being a good Loyal Companion!


Loyal Companion Volume Pricing Programs!

Tom&Sawyer rewards pups and kitties who visit us regularly to stock up on all their favourite meals! (please read temporary policy change from March 16, 2020)

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Sawyer’s Spotlight: Bella & Sofia

These two tiny yorkie sisters have recently joined our pack of loyal companions.

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Tom&Sawyer Pet Meal Guide

We've recently put together a Pet Meal Guide as a quick overview of all things to do with Tom&Sawyer.

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Penguin Pick-Up in the GTA: An Easy Way to Receive Your Orders!

Order at least $40 of pet meals, treats and extras on our website and have them sent to your nearest participating Penguin Pick-Up location or UPS Store for FREE pickup.

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Tom&Sawyer Featured in Greybrook Magazine

Greybrook Magazine recently tells the story of Tom&Sawyer's quest to develop the best cat and dog nutrition in the world through cooked pet food.

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Tom&Sawyer Fresh Prepared Pet Meals: Why We Exist!

Tom&Sawyer co-founder Kristin Matthews explains how and why we came to be. Tom&Sawyer pet Meals are gently cooked, exclusively with human edible, whole food ingredients, all made in house!

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Toronto Local Delivery: Weekly delivery direct to your home!

Customers who order at least 14lbs of pet meals (or equivalent dog/cat) get convenient, free local delivery right to your door in the Greater Toronto Area.

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2019 Canada’s Food Guide: A Dog’s Breakfast? It Should Be!

Does your pet’s dinner look anything like the plate in the photo? If it doesn’t then take a moment to assess your dog or cat’s diet plan and choose to make some healthy changes for them in 2019.

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Tom&Sawyer’s Kristin Matthews Profiled on Live Green Perks

Our very own Kristin Matthews has been featured on the Live Green Toronto blog! Follow the link below to read about why being green is important to us at Tom&Sawyer.

Announcements Events Featured Product In the Press Features Our “Paw-liday” Dog Rescue Charity Stockings!

Spread holiday cheer to rescued pets! Tom&Sawyer is selling "Paw-liday" stockings filled with preservative-free treats to help two Toronto dog rescue organizations.

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Doghouse of Horror, Toronto’s Only Haunted House for Dogs!

Enter the DOGHOUSE OF HORROR! Toronto’s only Haunted House for Dogs! Presented by Tom&Sawyer and the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre.

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Tom&Sawyer Spotlight: Simon Says

The Leslieville Tom&Sawyer retail store had been open for only a month in 2016 when we received a memorable visit by Simon and his mom Michelle.

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The Dramatic Health Improvements of Ouzo the Pug After Switching to a Fresh Food Diet

Ouzo the Pug's medical file was so large his vet named an entire room after him. Here, Natale, his mom, describes the changes in his health after moving to a whole food diet with our Kangaroo recipe.

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The Benefits of Bone Broth for Cats and Dogs

Our bone broths are nutrient-dense, easy for your pet to digest, rich in flavour and boost healing in the body.

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Debunking Pet Food Myths and Misconceptions

Learn about what AAFCO feeding protocols really mean and why you should be concerned if your pet's food needs to perform one.

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Loyal Companion Spotlight: Sandra & Sorina—This "Foster Fail" Gets A New Lease on Life!

It only made sense that February’s Spotlight for our Loyal Companion is about sweet Sorina because she stole our hearts as quickly as she stole her mom’s.

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$2,230 Raised for OPSCA National Cupcake Day Event with Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund

On February 10th, loveable wiener dogs, wiener parents and weiner aficionados from far and wide (as far as Buffalo!) descended on Tom&Sawyer in Leslieville.

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‘Delivering the Online World’ Explores the Origins & Future of Tom&Sawyer

How do you break into the multi-billion-dollar pet food industry? Easy – you don’t. Instead, you start your own market. Story by Cynthia Reynolds

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Toto Takes on the Show World!

Tom&Sawyer’s Loyal Companions have come to be a part of our pack for many different reasons. In this inaugural spotlight story on our fantastic customers, we have chosen to have you meet Toto, a special little Frenchie who has become quite the awarded show dog in Canada!

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Trupanion Blog Article: Chef-Made Dog Food: Why trained chefs are making the switch

Read Tom&Sawyer co-founder Kristin Matthews' featured article in the Trupanion blog about the high quality, real food that is cooked at Tom&Sawyer.

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Selecting Healthy Salmon For Your Dog’s Fresh Food Diet

There has been a lot of press about farmed salmon and it can be confusing to know what to look for in a fresh cooked fish diet for your canine. Read on about the types of Atlantic salmon

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Tom&Sawyer Announced As Finalist in Canada Post 2017 E-commerce Innovation Awards

We are thrilled to announce that Tom&Sawyer is one of 5 finalists for the Most Disruptive Start Up Award in the 2017 E-Commerce Innovation Awards presented by Canada Post.

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The Top 10 Dog Friendly Cafes in Toronto-Tom&Sawyer takes Top Choice!

Tom&Sawyer topped the list, not only because we are the only cafe that serves food for dogs and has barista service for you but because we are the only place that actually allows your dog inside to chill out with you.

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Dottie’s Diet: Hello, Kangaroo! Goodbye, Steroids and Digestive Issues

Since being on the Kangaroo meals Dottie [...] is also off the steroids and doing fantastic!! This company truly cares about your pet's health.

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International Cat Day Gift Guide

International Cat Day 2017 is coming up Tuesday August 8th. We’re celebrating our feline friends with the cutest cat gifts out there.

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Sensitive Stomachs & Allergies: Pet Feeding Tips

Feeding pets with sensitive stomachs and allergies can be a challenge. Learn some tips on how to identify and treat your dog or cat's sensitive stomach.

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Daisy’s Days Aren’t Happy Without Her Tom&Sawyer

Daisy's mom tells her story of the difference even a little bit of Tom&Sawyer pet meals makes in her dog's daily life and their joint pursuit of health, happiness and tasty foods!

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Why Corn Has A Bad Reputation

Corn in its natural state and is gently cooked is digested well by dogs and contains essential nutrients for their overall good health.

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10 Reasons To Reconsider Feeding Your Pet Traditional Pet Food

You'll be surprised to learn these facts about the traditional pet food industry, and may want to start feeding your family pet more real food.

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Top 5 Things to Consider When Deciding to Get a Pet

Dogs and cats provide such positive health benefits to humans, and with some thought and planning you can provide a great life to your new pet as well.