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ABOUT

We're Elisa, Vance, Arlo, Enzo, Ginger and Napoleon — and we make dog treats with locally-sourced and organic ingredients. Our natural dog treats are handmade, baked and bagged right here in Vermont.

It all began one day when we decided that rather than buying dog treats with ingredients we couldn't pronounce, we would buy locally-sourced, healthy & organic foods and make them ourselves. The rest, as they say, is history! We're happy to make a product that makes dogs happier and healthier, and we're happy that owners can give their furry friends food that is just...food.

We have a network of local farms and partners that offer us access to some of the finest food around and as a result our dog treats are made with entirely real, human-grade food and absolutely NO wheat, soy, corn, sugar, byproducts or preservatives. We believe that good dog eats are vital to the health of of our furry friends.

As proud parents of a rescue dog and a few foster pups ourselves, we can’t say enough about the work done by animal rescue groups. That's why every year we donate 2% of our profits to local animal rescue/welfare organizations. In short, we're happy to support the great community that supports Vermont Dog Eats and our furry friends.


 
 
Ginger, Elisa, Enzo, Napoleon, Vance, Arlo

Ginger, Elisa, Enzo, Napoleon, Vance, Arlo

Napoleon (AKA Pookerstiens) our feisty old Chihuahua

Napoleon (AKA Pookerstiens) our feisty old Chihuahua

Ginger (AKA Gingy-fuss) our beloved pitty

Ginger (AKA Gingy-fuss) our beloved pitty

Our Quality Control Team

Napoleon, our chihuahua, is now 12 years old...and going strong! His favorite activities include hiking Camel's Hump and other area mountains, cleaning up toddler-flung food scraps and lounging in the sun. 

Our rescue pitbull, Ginger, isn't too far behind Napoleon in years. She loves people and dogs of all shapes and sizes, and is certified with Therapy Dogs of Vermont. As so many of you know, she is our faithful companion at the Burlington Farmers' Market. If you haven't already, please come visit and join Ginger's growing fan club!

Farm to Dog Bowl

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Locally Sourced & Direct Trade

We source as many ingredients as possible from our neighbors in the area. In fact, some actually are our neighbors at the Burlington Farmers' Market! And we thank them for their partnership and support. 

In addition, whenever possible, we purchase direct from our farm partners, assuring they get the best price for their product and we get the best they have to offer. 


Pete's Greens, Craftsbury, VT

Organic Butternut Squash & Spinach


Starbird Fish, Burlington, VT

Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon


Stony Pond Farm, Fairfield, VT

Organic Grass-Fed Beef



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Good Dogs

Our goal is to improve the lives of dogs and their owners. So we try our best to give back to the doggy community (and community-at-large around us). We give away free treats, or offer them as gifts for raffles, and every year we donate 2% of our net profits to dog-loving organizations. Because, to make it personal, without organizations like these, we'd never have our Ginger. 

We've given, humbly, to the following organizations... Thank you for helping us support them.

Blue Star Mothers of Vermont

Furnishing comfort dogs for veterans, free of charge. 


Chase Away K-9 Cancer Fund

Help us chase away K-9 Cancer.


Humane Society of Chittenden County

Adopt your new best friend.


Franklin County Animal Rescue

Saving Cats & Dogs since 1964



New England Golden Jubilee

Golden Retriever filled events.


Rad Girls Club, Vermont

Redemption for Adoptable Dogs.