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“Why Gourmet Food is Going to the Dogs”

Advocates of the growing raw food movement are preparing artisanal dishes for pets.  Pawgevity featured on CBS Sunday Morning.  Watch the video here.

CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Rita Braver prepares to interview Margaret Bishop of Marshall, Virginia

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Marshall Pet Food Maker Featured on National TV

Thank you to our local Fauquier Now for sharing the news!

Marshall Pet Food Maker Featured on National TV

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From Barn to Bowl: The Raw Food Diet

From Novadog Magazine, Winter 2012:

“Raw diets for dogs and cats are now readily available in most urban areas, and a good many consumers are starting to hear about the benefits of feeding a raw diet. It is important first to understand what comprises a whole, balanced, raw diet for dogs and cats, and then to know the benefits and risks, and how to safely transition them over”. Read more here

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Pet Product News International: Sizzling Stock

From Pet Product News International:

“There’s no question that feeding raw is the natural way for our pets to eat”…

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Flavor Magazine: Consumers want local, safe food for themselves and for their pets.

From Flavor Magazine:

Russ, an energetic terrier cross, was zestful and dynamic, always ready for the next adventure. So it was a real surprise when, one morning, he could hardly move. His owner, Carole King, rushed him to the veterinarian,who diagnosed him with a rare form of anemia. After two weeks in intensive care, the little dog succumbed to his illness, devastating King and her husband.

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Fredericksburg.com: Putting pets on locavore (and carnivore) diet plan


From Fredericksburg.com:

Carole King of Marshall heard the same refrain from clients of Doggie Dooty, her pet-sitting and dog-walking business.

She had been offering them nutritional counseling for their dogs and cats, and customizing formulas so they could make their own raw pet food.

But they continued to beg her, “Can you make this for us?” said King.

Now she has.

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Washington City Paper: Area Woman Brings Raw Food Diet to Pets

From the Washington City Paper:

It took two deaths for Carole King to decide to sell raw dog food.

First her dog Russ died. She blamed his dry-dog-food diet for aggravating his anemia. Then veterinarians diagnosed her cat Woody with lymphoma and gave him 3 months to live. Woody had been on a raw-meat diet for a year. He lived for two more years.

“Up to his last day he was eating,” she said.

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The Fauquier Times: Local, whole foods make new raw pet food healthy


From the Fauquier Times:

Several years ago, Carole King became increasingly concerned about the safety and nutritional value of the food she was feeding her beloved pets.

A long-time animal lover, King ran Doggie Dooty, a pet sitting and midday dog-walking business that served clients in Fauquier and Loudoun counties for 12 years. She encountered many pets with a variety of health issues, and some of her own menagerie of pets also suffered with various illnesses, all of which inspired King to find healthier meal options.

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