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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

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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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News release for St. Pet-Tricks Day at Growlies for Pets in Victoria, BC, Canada. #YYJ #YYJEVENTS Martch 17th, 18th and 19th 2017.

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We had an email sent to us recently that asked about our opinion on dogs and vegan diets. I thought I would share it here. Emailed Question: My husband and I recently ‘went vegan’… for a variety of reasons… and I am now struggling with the question of how ethical our dog’s food is. We… Read More

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Testimonials

What Our Customers Say

The staff always go out of their way to help you and answer all of the questions you have, best decision I made for my dog was switching him to raw.

Just went to Growlies® for the first time and i am completely floored at my experience! The gentleman was friendly and knowledgeable and extremely helpful. He was able to help every customer in the store as well as give me a little tour and info on the store and products. The store was also very clean and well-laid out! I don’t think I will ever be able to go to another store for my pet’s health food needs. Well done!

Thank you so much for having such a great selection at affordable prices. Every dog owner wants the best for their dog and you guys make it easy! Thank you!!

Our dogs Chase & Annie LOVE Growlies! Raw food = healthy pets less health problems. Our dogs act like puppies & they are reaching the age of 12 years.