Growlies
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Welcome To A New Pet Food Retail Experience

The founders of Growlies® wanted a pet health food store that didn’t have what Neal calls walls of candy coated cereal. No kibble is sold in the store at all. Growlies® has all the other pet food options Freeze Dried, Dehydrated, Canned, Cooked, and Raw. We also have no products sourced from China and no Wheat, Corn, or Soy food or treats.

Benefits of Fresh Foods

Improved Digestion

Fresh pet foods are easier to digest than heavily processed dry pet foods. Raw living foods are the easiest foods to digest as they are still in the form that our pets are evolved to manage.

Allergies / Intolerances Reduced

Being able to reduce the number of ingredients with a natural species appropriate diet reduces the uncertainty of what your pet may be reacting to. The simpler and fresher the food, much like for us, the healthier the food.

Strong Immune System Supports

Using products like living foods, digestive enzymes, and probiotics can really benefit your pets. The foundation of the nutrition we get from our food and the response to them begins in the gut. The healthier we make the gut, the healthier we make the animal.

Maintain Optimum Weight

Pets on fresh foods diets like raw commonly normalize their weight. It’s far easier to manage a pets weight feeding nutrient dense low carbohydrate fresh food diets than starch based dry food diets.

Naturally Clean Teeth & Healthy Gums

Giving your pet the opportunity to eat through a size and species appropriate raw bone is the best toothbrush we can offer. Masticating through bone and sinew is how your pet was evolved to brush their teeth. Come in and lets discuss your pet.

No Doggy Stink

When you feed your pet a species appropriate diet it’s amazing how quickly the dog stink can go away. Try it for two months and see what you and your pet thinks. It can’t hurt to try it.

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Our Team

Jojo

Loves working to bring better, healthier diets to our communities pets.

GrowliesTerry

Former CBC television executive/technician and coffee shop owner. Terry has been a pet owner and fan for many many years. He is proud to work with the great customers at Growlies.

Ron

Local dog training expert Ron owns Last Chance Dog Services. While at Growlies he enjoys assisting people in choosing the healthiest diets for their pets.

Neal

Neal went from being a software company CEO to now being a dog food delivery boy, he couldn't be happier.

Latest Updates

A veterinarian is your employee. When looking for a new one, interview them, ask questions. Are they owned by a chain of clinics? This is very important to me. If they are, they are likely owned by the brand of pet food they sell.  That means they’re owned by a kibble company and not the… Read More

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BC Hydro is doing some work in our area on Tuesday October the 9th and we will have to close on that day, we’ll also be closed on the Monday for the holiday as usual. We will of course reopen on Wednesday the 10th. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Question and answer on who is watching over pet food regulations in Canada

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Question and Answer session asking for more on the pet food industry and veterinarian education.

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Question and Answer series on Pet Health and natural raw pet food diets. Dental care is discussed in this video.

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Testimonials

What Our Customers Say

My wife and I are newbies to raw food and went in to learn and figure out what we wanted to do. Great help with our questions and anything we wanted to know. Our dog loves her raw food. And definitely loves her chicken feet. Thanks again.

Fantastic store. They carry lots of healthy food for your pooch. They specialize in raw food, and carry a large variety of brands and types. Check them out.

Growlies is awesome. I have a dog with food issues and they have been so helpful. I love to feed my dog the best, and they have it available, and they even deliver. Lots of selection, and plenty of knowledge about their products. They love animals, and welcome them in the Store. Love the new location, lots of room.

Growlies was recommended by a fellow allergic dog owner and I am so grateful I followed her suggestion. Since eating raw, Sweetie’s skin has improved beyond belief. No more constant rashes,