Testimonials

Fitness Leader Includes his Dog in Promoting Family Health

One of the leading health and fitness gurus in Canada understands that proper nutrition and diet is 80% of promoting pet health, so Molly only eats Tom&Sawyer!

Testimonials

Lucy Loves Her Dog Meals and Liver Rosebuds!

After eating Tom&Sawyer food for a few weeks, Lucy had a lot more energy and overall she just seemed happier. We noticed a huge difference in her health over the past year.

Announcements In the Press Pet Food Industry

Tom&Sawyer Ranked #10 of 100 Top Dog Food Blogs & Websites

Tom&Sawyer is pleased to be part of the top 10 of the 100 best dog food blogs or websites on the planet! Our blog is as fresh as our meals are!!

Pet Food Industry Pet Health

What Are Pet Meals?

Pet Meals is a new category of higher quality real food nutrition for your cats and dogs. Stop feeding kibble and other processed fake ingredient diets to your pet.

Pet Health Product Guide

How Do I Figure Out My Pet’s Calorie Needs?

Your pet doesn’t just need the best pet meals, they need the right amount of food. Use this tool to calculate your cat or dog's daily caloric needs.

Testimonials

Tyson’s Eye Condition Resolved – No More Drops!

Learn how husky mix Tyson and his mom Cara use Tom&Sawyer dog meals to resolve a serious eye condition that had required daily eye medication drops.

Pet Health

A Dog’s Sense of Taste

Dogs did indeed evolve from the wolf but the domesticated dog is a far cry from these wild animals. Learn about their sense of taste and how they develop food preferences.

Pet Health

What Does a Cat Taste?

Cats love fat, protein and care about texture. They can't taste sweet and avoid bitter. Learn more about the fascinating world of the feline flavour profile.

Pet Food Industry

Don’t Be Fooled By "Human-Grade" Pet Food Claims

Don't waste your money on pet foods that market themselves using the deceptive term "human-grade". Learn more in this article about Tom&Sawyer real food vs human-grade.

Pet Health

What are Essential Nutrients for Dogs and Cats?

here has been 4 main categories of essential nutrients for dogs (other than water): protein, fat, minerals and vitamins.

Pet Health

Cats Benefit From a Diet of Real Food Ingredients

Cats are what we call obligate carnivores. An obligate carnivore must eat other animals in order to thrive and it they have to eat meat as the main source of their nutrients.

Pet Health

Real Food Ingredients for Dogs

Tom&Sawyer starts every recipe exactly the same way you shop for your family, picking out fresh food ingredients as the basis for the meal.

Pet Food Industry

The Tom&Sawyer 5 Promises

Nutritionally balanced dog and cat food made with human grade ingredients, gently cooked by trained chefs in an open concept kitchen, using food safety gold standards.

Pet Health

The Benefits of Real Food Nutrition

Real food nutrition for cats and dogs have so many health benefits, from resolving physical conditions to improved mental and emotional health.

4-Legged Foodie

What is "Ash" Doing On Pet Food Labels?

4-Legged Foodie

Red Tomatoes-not a hazard but a healthy food for dogs

Juicy red ripe tomatoes are insanely healthy for dogs, they are packed with lycopene and other cancer fighting properties. It is the stem that is potentially toxic to dogs.

Events

Doggie Yoga – June 3, 2017

Do you wish there were more activities for you and your loyal companion to share together? Don’t miss Tom & Sawyer’s “Doggie Yoga” or DOGA event May 13, 2017.

4-Legged Foodie

The Truth About Canola Oil

Canola oil is a very healthy source of Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids, making it an ideal ingredient for dog food, if a non-gmo oil is used. Find out why in this article.

4-Legged Foodie

Entice Picky Eaters With Gravy for Dogs and Cats

Try this homemade gravy recipe for dogs and cats to entice them to eat their food. The ingredients are safe for dogs and cats and can be used to promote drinking water.

4-Legged Foodie

Why do cats love olives?

The green olive and pimento inside share similar traits to catnip that cause cats to react in ways that humans find funny. Learn why this happens to your kitty.

4-Legged Foodie

The Benefits of Kangaroo Meat

Kangaroo meat is very low in fat and high in protein making it a great choice for dogs with pancreatitis or needing a low calorie diet for weight control.

In the Press

Tom&Sawyer Named Top Dog Friendly Cafe – Go Fetch Blog

Tom&Sawyer's Toronto (Leslieville) retail store location has been named a Top Dog Friendly Cafe in Ontario by Go Fetch Blog.

4-Legged Foodie

What Foods Are Best For My Dog?

Fresh foods promote the best health for your dog to live a longer life. Avoid processed dog foods full of preservatives. Learn what foods are good for dogs to eat.

4-Legged Foodie

The Healthy Butcher And Her Knife

Selecting the best meats and knowing how to butcher properly is a skill that Chef Trish Donnelly has mastered and uses daily making the best fresh dog and cat food available.

4-Legged Foodie

Italian Beef Pasta Recipe

Fresh cooked dog food made with hormone free, antibiotic free beef humanely raised in Ontario. Learn more about this top selling specialty dog food.

4-Legged Foodie

Tummy Tamer To The Rescue

Announcements Press Release

New Low Fat Dog Meals Unveiled

Our brand new Holistic dog food diet are nutritious low fat, limited ingredient dog meals for pets with pancreatitis and other gastrointestinal issues.

In the Press Videos

Why Tom&Sawyer Exists…

Founders Kristin Matthews and Peter Zakarow discuss why they started Tom&Sawyer as a business when their Yorkie-Poo Sawyer refused to eat any traditional pet food.

Featured Product Videos

Fresh Preservative-Free Chef Made Treats!

Research shows that preservatives are a leading cause of unhealthy dogs and cats, so we make our pet meals and treats without using any preservatives.

Pet Food Industry Pet Health

Most Small Pet Food Companies Use Incorrect Feeding Information

Research shows that most cooked and raw pet food companies provide the wrong nutrition information to customers. Learn what your pets need!

Pet Food Industry

Cruel Animal Testing Used in Pet Food Feeding Trials

Most traditional pet food brands use specially bred dogs and cats for testing. We don't support this! Learn more.

Pet Health

5 Reasons Why Raw Pet Food Can Be Harmful to Your Dog

Domesticated dogs have low stomach acidity compared to their ancestors. So they can't digest raw food properly and are exposed to sickness from bacteria.

Pet Food Industry

10 Years After the Biggest Mass Death of Pets from Tainted Pet Food – What Have We Learned?

Learn about the biggest mass pet death from tainted pet food, and what still needs to change. Most companies haven't learned the lesson. Be informed!

Pet Health

Detox Cleanse For Your Pet

Feeding your pet our real food meals is a fantastic detox from the dangerous preservatives and chemical additives in processed traditional pet food.

In the Press

Tom&Sawyer Co-Founder Kristin Matthews Featured in March ’17 CPA Magazine

CPA Canada Magazine featured Kristin Matthews after Tom&Sawyer pet meals became part of employee benefits packages. Can you get your pets covered too?

In the Press Videos

Why Real Food Nutrition is So Important To Your Pet

Watch as our Tom&Sawyer founders talk about how better nutrition can make our pets much healthier, happier and live longer.

In the Press Pet Food Industry Pet Health

GypsyCanine Blog Lists Tom&Sawyer as Best Fresh Cooked Dog Food

Thanks to GypsyCanine for choosing us as the best option for fresh cooked pet food in Toronto. Read the entire blog article about what they liked about us.

Product Guide Videos

Learn About Our Pet Meals Packaging

Our clear packaging shows off our meals and ingredients, stack easily in your freezer, keeps the meals fresh, and allows you to quickly thaw for serving either in the fridge or under running water.

Product Guide Videos

How to Open, Serve and Store Our Pet Meals

In this video you learn tricks of how to thaw, open, portion and store our pet meals. Remember to use our online Feeding Guide to know exactly how much to feed your cat or dog.

In the Press

Using Employee Benefits to Purchase Tom&Sawyer Fresh Pet Meals – Toronto Star Business

Toronto Star covers Tom&Sawyer's partnership with benefits provider League to allow people to purchase their pet meals using their employee benefits.

In the Press Videos

Holiday Dog Meals on Global Morning Television

In December 2016 Tom&Sawyer Chef Trish Donnelly, Co-Founder Kristin Matthews and Sawyer show viewers their special "Pawliday Gobbler" turkey dinner for dogs on Global Morning TV.

Announcements Press Release

Tom&Sawyer Recognized as Top Global Retailing Concept

Global retail industry analysts Euromonitor International recognize Tom&Sawyer as one of the most innovative retail concepts in over 80 countries.

In the Press

Benefits Announcement in Benefits and Pensions Monitor Online

Members of employee benefits plans offered by the League use their benefits to buy Tom&Sawyer pet meals for their pets & have them delivered to their door.

In the Press

Employee Benefits Now Used for Their Pet Meals – Yahoo Finance

Premium pet food is making its way onto some employee benefit plans thanks to a partnership between Tom&Sawyer and League. Yahoo Finance covers our story.

In the Press

Tom&Sawyer Featured in Toronto Life Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide 2016

We have lots of "Pawliday" gifts for pets this season, including our Pawliday Dog Gift Basket - featured in the Toronto Life Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide.

Announcements Press Release

Starting Today – Use Your Employee Benefits to Pay For Tom&Sawyer Pet Meals!

Do you want your cats and dogs to live longer, happier and healthier lives? We sure do. Your Employee Benefits can buy pet meals for your furry family!

Announcements

Welcome to our NEW Tom&Sawyer Website

Starting today, it is even easier to learn about our fresh pet meals & how to get the right amount quickly delivered to your front door. See our new site!

In the Press

Streetcar – On Our Radar: Tom&Sawyer

The Streetcar team's article about Tom&Sawyer. Streetcar is one of the most dynamic developers helping transform Toronto into an even more vibrant city.

In the Press

Why Tom&Sawyer is so "Plate-Licking Good" – YellowPages

Tom&Sawyer is for families that include dogs and cats, and for owners who want to feed their pets freshly prepared food with high quality ingredients.

Behind The Scenes Videos

How We Make Our Sous Vide Salmon Dog Meal

Our Sous-Vide Salmon dog meal is the ultimate in health, nutrition and taste for our four-legged foodie customers. Here is a video showing how we make it.