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Service is OUTSTANDING. The owner, Chris, calls me if he can't fill my full order or if there will be a delay. We stopped into the store one day, and he was friendly and helpful then, too...
~ Order 1599
I think Natures Nibbles is a fabulous undertaking in a world full of mainstream PETCOs and PetSmarts. Not only does Natures Nibbles offer supremium quality foods and treats for the animal in your life, they also have free DC delivery... Thank you, Natures Nibbles!!!!
~ Order 966
Natures Nibbles was prompt, reliable, and very accommodating, even special-ordering a product for me.
~ Order 501

Nutrition

A growing number of veterinarians state that processed pet food (kibbles and canned food) is the main cause of illness and premature death in the modern dog and cat. In December 1995, the British Journal of Small Animal Practice published a paper contending that processed pet food supresses the immune system and leads to liver, kidney, heart and other diseases. Dr. Kollath, of the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, headed a study done on animals. When young animals were fed cooked and processed foods they initially appeared to be healthy. However, as the animals reached adulthood, they began to age more quickly than normal and also developed chronic degenerative disease symptoms. A control group of animals raised on raw foods aged less quickly and were free of degenerative disease. - Canine Health Concern

From the book, "Food Pets Die For: Shocking Facts About Pet Food." By Ann N. Martin:

The pet nutrition industry is a multi-billion dollar industry and through television commercials and magazine advertisements , they have us believing that their food is good enough for human consumption. However, the standard fare from pet food companies is far from nutritious. The fact is commercial pet food consists of nothing more than inferior meat meals, cheap grains (including corn and soy), fillers, by-products, pesticides, preservatives and toxins.

The Following Practices are Used by Some Pet Food Manufacturers:

POOR PROTEIN SOURCES Soybean Meal, Wheat, Corn Glutens, Corn Meal, Whole Corn, Crushed Corn and Ground Corn are commonly used for their protein content in many pet foods. These ingredients are generally poor sources of protein vs. meat.

CHEMICAL PRESERVATIVES BHA, BHT and ethoxyquin are found in many pet foods. Scientific studies have proven that these chemicals can be harmful. In fact, they have been shown to promote liver disease and other medical problems.

FOOD COLORING Food colorings are still commonly used in pet foods today despite the fact that they are not necessary and some have been linked to medical problems.

BY-PRODUCTS By-products can vary ... they can consist of the internal parts of animals such as necks, heads, undeveloped eggs, feet, intestines, lungs, spleen and liver.

WHAT LABELS DON'T REVEAL Condemned parts and animals rejected for human consumption can be rerouted into commercial pet foods. These condemned parts are referred to as the 4 D's: dead, dying, diseased or decayed. We believe this is one of the most despicable practices in the pet food manufacturing industry. Some manufacturers have a lower standard regarding the quality of ingredients they use to make pet food. A recent example of this practice is the discovery of Pentobarbital in major pet foods, including supermarket brands. Pentobarbital is a chemical used to euthanize animals. Many holistic veterinarians feel that daily ingestion of pentobarbital can be harmful. Many manufacturers cut costs by using the cheapest ingredients available at the time a food is made. Since costs rise and fall, some manufacturers will vary ingredients from batch to batch .. resulting in changed nutrient values for each batch and possible digestive illness. Some manufacturers have lower standards regarding the freshness of ingredients they use to make pet food. You can not determine the freshness of ingredients by reading a label; you must trust the pet food manufacturer.