Our Favorite Eco Friendly Brands

We here at Patton Avenue Pet Company love the planet as much as we love our pets. We want to do what’s best for them, while keeping in mind our responsibility to sustainability! As such, this month we are focusing on some of our favorite eco-friendly brands, in honor of both our beautiful Appalachian springtime … Continued

Prong Collar Trade-In Program

Since 2014, Patton Avenue Pet Company has offered a prong collar trade-in program at our stores – offering $10 off any harness or head halter when a customer turned in their dog’s prong collar! After 6+ years of this program we finally emptied our collection bins, and counted over 130 prong and choke collars that … Continued

Hip and Joint Care for Pets

Unfortunately, 1 out of every 4 of our beloved pets suffers from arthritis, which leads to joint pain. Some of this pain is from degenerative osteoarthritis, which comes with age in both dogs and humans. However, joint pain isn’t always the result of aging! Up to 70% of joint disease is the result of developmental … Continued

The Importance of Omegas!

Fish are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, and omega-3s are great for your cat or dog!  Omega-3s support the body’s natural anti-inflammatory response, and can reduce inflammation in the skin, joints, kidneys and heart. If your pet has itchy skin, achey joints or other health issues, fish and fish oil can help them … Continued

Newborn and Young Kitten Nutrition

Kitten Nutrition

Let’s face it, there are few things cuter than a tiny kitten. Though they look like teeny stuffed animals, they are actually baby carnivores, and it is important to keep this in mind when deciding what to feed your new baby kitten! No matter how cute tiny kittens are, it is very important for a … Continued

Senior Dog Nutrition

Senior Dog Nutrition

Nutritional Needs of the Senior Dog There are no AAFCO or NRC (National Research Council) guidelines for feeding a senior dog. As a result, the ingredients and guaranteed analysis for “Senior” pet foods varies greatly between manufacturers. Overall, the trends for senior foods include: Reduced calories Reduced protein Decreased phosphorus and sodium Increased fiber Added … Continued

Dog Food Allergy Myths and Facts | Protein Allergies

Dog eating food

Does your dog chew at his tail or feet? Does your cat have a dry, dull coat (or even bald patches) and always seems to be itchy? Are you constantly at the vet for ear infections or digestive issues? Food allergies or insensitivities may be to blame! While grain allergies are the most common seen … Continued

Puppy Nutrition

Proper nutrition is vital for puppies to get a jumpstart at a healthy life and prevent many illnesses and diseases that can be rooted in poor nutrition. When it comes to feeding your new puppy, there are several things you want to pay attention to. First, you want to make sure you are choosing an … Continued

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