Category: Pet Health

Pet Health

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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Our Referral Program

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!

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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

This power-packed food is incredibly healthy and can get even the pickiest cat or dog to eat! 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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‘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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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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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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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.

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Concerning Contaminants Found In Pet Foods: A Must Watch Video

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.

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Pet Meals: Keeping Pets Healthy & Happy On A Tight Schedule

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.

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Can Dogs & Cats Eat Vegan?

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.

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Top 5 Things To Ask Your Veterinarian About Your Pet’s Nutrition Needs

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.