Category: Pet Health
It's spooky season! And while we may want to include our fur-family in on all the fun there are some treats that we should beware of...
Cats have their own set of nutritional requirements different from dogs. The more you know the more confident you can be when choosing your pets diet.
Antioxidants are important nutrients to consider as part of your cat or dog's diet.
Adverse food reaction is an umbrella term used for food allergies, sensitivities, intolerances, or any negative response to a component of food.
Both dogs and cats need fats in their diet! Fats are used throughout the body and can provide many benefits for pets. Certain fats may be better than others.
Hemp seed oil is full of nutrients that are beneficial for you, but also your pets!
Often times it feels like a battle between the two… but did you know that both are equally as important as the other?
Did you know that energy is not actually a nutrient? Rather, nutrients provide energy. And more specifically, those nutrients are proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.
Introducing a new diet to your pet is an exciting change! But an abrupt change in diet can result in poor digestive health for your dog or cat.
We need to proactively check for any signs of dehydration or heat exhaustion in our pets because they can't always let us know when they are uncomfortable.
Each stage in a dogs life will require a different diet that caters to their current needs.
Please read our important procedures for 1247 Queen Street East for any IN-STORE PICK UP orders
Even if your dog is not showing symptoms, it is a good idea, to educate yourself about Pancreatitis and tips to prevent it before an attack arrives.
Tom&Sawyer takes fresh food nutrition very seriously. Pets are our family, let's feed them that way.
Did you know that Tom&Sawyer is Canada’s only independently owned and operated commercial pet food kitchen? Each one of our pet meals are prepared and packaged here in Toronto!
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!
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.
The real testament to the nutrients that are in your dog's food are shown through dry matter.
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
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!
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.
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.
Learn about what AAFCO feeding protocols really mean and why you should be concerned if your pet's food needs to perform one.
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.
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
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!
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.
Since being on the Kangaroo meals Dottie [...] is also off the steroids and doing fantastic!! This company truly cares about your pet's health.
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.
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!
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.
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.
900 best selling pet foods tested for over 130 contaminates at levels high enough to kill or severely damage pets. Watch this video from CBS.
Pouring some kibble into a bowl is so fast and simple, but is it providing your cat or dog with the nutrition they deserve? Read this article to learn about the benefits of fresh food for your pets.
While some dogs are able to adapt to vegetarian diets, balancing the nutrition is still difficult. For cats, meat-free diets are much riskier, and potentially fatal.
Don't feel pressured into making a diet decision for your cat or dog. Here are 5 questions to ask when your veterinarian suggests your pet can only eat a food they sell.
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.
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.
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.
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.
here has been 4 main categories of essential nutrients for dogs (other than water): protein, fat, minerals and vitamins.
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.
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.
Real food nutrition for cats and dogs have so many health benefits, from resolving physical conditions to improved mental and emotional health.
Research shows that most cooked and raw pet food companies provide the wrong nutrition information to customers. Learn what your pets need!
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.
Feeding your pet our real food meals is a fantastic detox from the dangerous preservatives and chemical additives in processed traditional pet 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.