Just Some Reviews From Our Customers
Love that you can work with an animal nutritionist to figure out what will work best for your pet
Love that you can work with an animal nutritionist to figure out what will work best for your pet
Caring knowledgeable staff! With great healthy products!
My doggies deserve the best Kirkland Natural Pet Pantry ?
Great products and customer service!
Such a friendly, clean, well run store! My pup loves visiting and so do I! They are knowledgeable and so helpful. I’ve told all pet owners I know about them. Highly highly recommend!
Amazing place! Shelley has hoped me so much with regards to my picky 13 year old dog. xxx
Amazing local place. Great selection of pet items (doggie)
Natural Pet Pantry has been like a second home to me over the past couple years. This is an exceptionally rare business where everyone who works there is so knowledgeable, kind, generous and compassionate. They know their stuff. I haven’t been to the vet in over a year. No reason to as so many small things that come up can be resolved with natural products, prevention and information. They know so much about nutrition and pet care. Highly recommend this family-like business for all your pet care needs
Unique shop to buy fresh food for your pets.
Love this place! They are always so helpful and love pets!
locally prodeced raw food available here. My cat loves them.
Great natural and raw varieties of pet food. Staff is incredible and always very friendly and helpful!!
Excellent choice of fresh, natural dog and cat food. Clean, tidy salesfloor. Friendly, helpful owner.
Great employees that really care about your pet
I just bought some ground raw meat and bones so that I can make the switch from commercial raw diet to homemade for my pets. My dog is not into chewing bones, and I didn't really want to invest in a heavy-duty grinder, so this was a fabulous option. We are trying whole ground squab, ground rabbit meat/bones, and ground duck necks. I can add any additional organ meats, muscle meat, and veggies according to her needs, and eliminate some of the extras that I don't think are crucial to her diet. The cats enjoy the ground meat, too, and it gives me the ability to feed them stuff I can't easily get at the grocery store and increase the variety of their diet. So far their prices seem reasonable (less than the commercial diets for sure), and they appear to be able to custom grind just about anything that will go through their grinder. Nice!
I love love love Natural Pet Pantry! My dog and cats are my life and I would do anything to make sure they're getting the best of the best. Unfortunately I wasn't always an informed pet owner but after doing through research I knew raw (yes RAW) food was the way to go for my kiddos.
So glad that moving to the area would lead me to such a high quality, amazing customer service, and super knowledgeable store front!
Lana is so informative (she works in the store) and has helped me decide on where to begin, Randy (the owner of NPP) was the person who answered the phone from their website to help me not only for food guidance but SO many other things concerning my dog and cats health.
My pup loves his meal times more than ever, his teeth are so much cleaner, coat is better, he loves his turkey neck treats… Life is great!
I was already spending $130+ on my dogs previous food and with switching to raw food you would think it would cost more but now I'm saving some $$!
If you love your dog, which I'm sure you do if you're even on this Yelp page, please give natural pet pantry a try! Be OPEN about different food options, and just give them a call 🙂 Do a consultation with them on how you can feed your dog / cat and check them out. I promise you won't regret it!
Best dog food available. They even deliver and always email me the night before to see if there are any changes. Randi is very knowledgeable and always accessible to answer all my questions. I have 3 golden retrievers (13 yo, 5 yo and a 4 mo old) and 1 cat on the raw and cooked stew.
This place is amazing. One of my dogs does not care for the raw; so, we get the cooked alternative. My dogs love it! Their skins are no longer dry, and haven't had issues with ear infections or fleas in the summer! They are really friendly! I love that they are absorbing more nutrients with this diet.
Wonderful customer service with her recommendations for my pups condition. And he absolutely loves the food we have gotten. Feel much better spending a few extra dollars here for his food than to put him on prescription medication for his entire life. Ends up close to the same cost if I were to have just gotten him special dry food from the vet that he didn't like to eat.
Just like in humans, a good solid diet can help many medical conditions.
I love this place. They provide an amazing food product for my pets. All the staff there is friendly, professional, and knowledgable. If you have any questions about switching your pet away from kibble to REAL food, stop in this store and talk to them. I also appreciate the fact that their product is always in stock. I tried purchasing frozen/real/fresh food from other pet stores, but they often didn't have it in stock when I needed it. The quality at Natural Pet Pantry also surpasses several other options I tried. Do yourself and your pet a huge favor and consider using food from the Natural Pet Pantry!
Super helpful staff and owner! Really feel like they care about the health of your pet. It has been less than a month since we started raw but I can tell you this much my dog absolutely loves it, we were to the point where he wouldn't even eat kibble so I knew we needed a change. I am glad I found this company and that thanks to them I am able to make an informed and educated decision for the health of my pet.
The food they make here saved my dogs life. They have their pets running around but they aren't aggressive. I take my little Yorkie there every time and they are very friendly to him. I like the place and the people. Been going there for 2 years now.
I just want everyone to know how wonderful and knowledgeable the staff at the Pet Pantry are. I have a very sick cat who is not ready to go quite yet. May and Ashley took the time to help me with supplements, bought and home cooked to help him be more comfortable and stronger. You just can't find that kind of service anywhere else.
There is a reason for the consistent 5 star review of this place! I absolutely love it here (and by I, I mean my two furry kids). My dogs Flash & Harley have been scarfing down their bowls like they've never seen food before ever since we started coming here a year and a half ago.
I feel bad that we EVER purchased store-bought kibble – even though we went for the "organic" and "grain free" stuff on the shelf – there is no comparison for REAL meats and REAL veggies. They have raw as well as cooked and they have big vats that they stew the ingredients in themselves!
Janet has taken such amazing care of us, and her staff is knowledgeable and passionate about the difference they're making for the health of our dog. They also deliver. Thank you!! There is no reason to go anywhere else!!!
I am so glad I found this place!! I had been waffling about switching my dog to raw and thanks to Natural Pet Pantry, I am thrilled to have made the switch! The staff is so kind and knowledgeable and they were so patient with me and all of my questions. I have never seen my dog eat like she does now. Props to the owner for hiring such great staff and for making raw food so accessible to our pets!
Natural Pet Pantry & the owner Randi is amazing. They listen & help educate you on nutrition for you furbabies. My 3 rescue dogs are all on their food. One was super emancipated & our vet can't believe his transformation after being on NPP food for 7 months. Extremely thank for their knowledge & love for my furkids. Thank you Randi!!
I love shopping at this place because they seem to care about my pet's overall health as much as I do. They have a broad variety of meats, offer great advice, and will be the only place I shop for raw food for my animals…besides the butcher.
My go-to pet food store, especially for my 17-year-old cat. I've tried giving my cat different kinds of raw food the past year, but the Natural Pet Pantry food is the one she likes the best. Tried the frozen nugget kind, tried the Rad Cat kind. She was good on Rad Cat for a while, then it started to not really agree with her. NPP was recommended by my pet sitter after we discussed raw diets for our pet, and I'm so glad I was steered this way.
Aside from the "brand" of the food, I've always had excellent customer service here. I've deal with Mai the most, and she's always been very happy, helpful and overall awesome every time I come here. She was most awesome at my first visit, when I was a little nervous about the mess I would face when giving my dog raw bones. She promptly whipped out a blanket from the back and gave my pup a sample of a raw meaty bone. My wild little pup (young lab) just as promptly laid down on the blanket and forgot all else except that bone. And I was sold.
After buying my cat food here for a few months, I wanted to try supplementing my dog's food with raw. I got a container, let it thaw for a couple of days, and gave a spoonful to my dog with her breakfast. And she hated it. I tried again that night for dinner, again she didn't touch it. And this is a food motivated labrador we're talking about. So the next day I brought it back and Mai had absolutely no hesitation about taking it back, and then happily provided me with some dog food samples if various flavors so I can try it out first.
Just a note about raw feeding – I had my cat plust her littermate since they were 7 weeks old. And for 15 years I fed them various commercial cat foods – Iams kibble, then various high end kibble then high end canned food. My other cat ended up dying from IBD last spring, where her small intenstines were so scarred from constant inflammation that her body could not longer absorb nutrients from food. I was able to stabilze her by starting her on raw food, and she remained with us for another 6 months before I had to put her down. While the sick cat stabilized on a raw diet, my other cat absolutely thrived on it – better energy, super silky fur, very balanced temperament. I've seen my own "evidence" of the tremendous benefits of raw feeding my cat. Natural Pet Pantry has been a stellar rock of support, guidance and information in giving my pets the best care possible.
The store is very out of my way. But since having horrible experiences at a different store in Redmond, I decided to drive to this store to pick up some raw food. I was greeted with a friendly face and smile. She immediately asked me how she could help me and walked back to the freeze with me. She talked me through the different proteins for my dogs and which proteins each of my dogs might benefit from. She also gave me some suggestions about supplementing my dogs' diets with goat milk or turkey broth. She did all this with a smile on her face and it didn't seem like I was bothering her. The best part is that the prices are WAY CHEAPER for the same food than at a different store.
Thanks from Elli and Lincoln
I wanted to give you an update on my Elli, a 3 year old Shar Pei. I adopted her in October 2014. She was a puppy mill mama from horrible crowded conditions and was attacked by the dogs in her tiny 8×8 outdoor pen and had horrible scars and open sores on her body and many old wounds. It is a wonder why she is as sweet as she is.
My friend Jan was dog sitting for me while I was out of town and in desperation contacted you when she kept getting inflamed skin, more open sores and losing all of the hair on her feet and legs. When Jan explained to you that Elli drank tons of water but rarely peed you knew something was wrong with her internally.
Elli was immediately started on a total goats milk diet for a week and the changes were nearly immediate. I came home 4 days later and her feet hair was already growing back, her sores with help with a natural antibiotic spray were healing and she was peeing 3-4 times a day which was unheard of before.
She was on the goats milk for 3 weeks and her body sores were becoming less and less. Inflamed skin was starting to calm down and she seemed to have more energy as well.
She has been on raw turkey and raw turkey organs for 2 weeks now along with goat’s milk. She reacts to the cow kefir so I stopped giving that to her thinking she is lactose intolerant but my Doberman, Lincoln, loves it.
Elli loves her raw meat and goat’s milk and dives right in at every meal.
I truly believe you saved my dog from renal failure…her pee is clear and light yellow now. She drinks a little bit of water so I know eating the raw food gives her most of the moisture she needs on top of the 2X daily goats milk. Her poop is a light brown and a little chalky if I do not add the turkey organs but in all a vast difference from before.
Thanks again for your knowledge and care for my little girl. I know she is healthier and it probably saved her life…I love you forever and so does Elli. Pic is of her a few days ago with her brother, Lincoln.
“I just wanted to drop a note of thanks”
It’s Andrea writing….I just wanted to drop a note of thanks! I was in the other day getting my 2 week supply of food for Sydney and Oscar and you helped me find a new place to take them for their baths!
I spoke to Carol at Der Pet Haus and she fit me in on Friday. Syd and Oscar look great. My hope is that Oscar’s itching will curb a bit!
Thank you for all your help…..you are my “go to” for everything with these dogs!!
Consider yourself hugged!
Thank you for continuing to provide the best nutrition and food options for our pets on the Eastside and in the Seattle area! Pictured is our cats Stevie (on the left) and Lotus. They LOVE their Natural Pet Pantry food and send many meowy thanks 🙂
…you are going to love Natural Pet Pantry
If your answer is, “Priceless,” to the question,”What is your dogs health worth?”, you are going to love Natural Pet Pantry.
Lucille (Lucy to her friends), is a thirteen year old Chocolate Lab. She has had bad parents that did not know how to feed her before meeting Randi Astrom at the Natural Pet Pantry in Houghton. From age twelve to thirteen, we have seen Lucy succumb to age more with each passing day and three weeks ago, her decline was reversed by switching to a diet of raw duck, turkey and chicken. We also added a few duck necks and raw goat’s milk to her diet. Her energy has rebounded; not to puppy levels but to a higher quality of life for sure. Her ears, which had been chronically plagued with infection, dried up and are not bothering her anymore – at all! Her coat is darker and shinier and she smells quite a bit more pleasant but still like a dog!
While still new to this level of care and feeding, I have learned a few things in this first month of feeding Lucy a raw diet. The frozen meat is kept in our freezer downstairs and I keep a two pound / two day serving is thawed in our refrigerator upstairs that I serve her meals from. A month’s worth of two pound packages is approximately equal in space to four shoe boxes in volume. It is smart to start thawing the next 2 pound ration a day before serving so that you don’t need hurry the defrosting process. I mix in a little goat’s milk, pumpkin and sometimes a little of her old kibble food to extend the meal if she is looking lean or especially hungry. It is easy to rationalize the extra time and expense of feeding Lucy this food because the difference in her health, from before to after, is profoundly improved.
While I would have been a better person if I had met Randi earlier in Lucy’s life, it has made me very happy to learn about and experience the benefit of Natural Pet Pantry food in time for Lucy to rebound like she has. I believe that Lucy is more comfortable and less stressed with her new diet and living very noticeably better. Thank you, Randi!
…our two bengal cats love your food!
Our two bengal cats, Dartagnan and Esteban love your food! It only took two days to transition them from their kibble and canned, to your raw cat food. We mix three parts duck meat to one part turkey organ meat. They meow like crazy every morning at breakfast and again when we arrive home from work. They won’t stop until we feed them! And for some reason, they like to swap bowls with each other halfway through eating. Maybe they do it to ensure they’re not missing out on what the other one is getting.
Thank you very much for the treats samples. They loved them!
Jeremy & Olivia
Wonderful choices for the discerning pet owner…
Thank you once again, for providing such wonderful products for our pets! My dog and kitty patients go nuts for your food and I feel so good about having something this high quality to offer them! And your store is just perfect. Wonderful choices for the discerning pet owner that cares about non toxic/made in the USA options. Wonderful!!
Erin Zamzow, DVM
…nothing short of a miracle
My beautiful Pembroke Welsh Corgi girl became very ill and was diagnosed with IBD the month before she turned two. My exuberant, rabbit-eared baby, the absolute apple of my eye, became a lethargic, thin girl who walked dispassionately by her pile of toys without a second glance. I mourned what seemed like a puppy lost.
The veterinary gastro-intestinal specialist to whom I was referred after Beatrice’s trip to the ER and subsequent 3-day stay in intensive care, worked with me to stabilize her. After being discharged from the hospital, the doctor prescribed a steroid and a diet of home cooked chicken and potatoes. After a month, Bea was able to keep food down but far from thriving. The doctor said that she was ready to transition to Science Diet I/D Dog Food and almost convinced me that this was the only way to go.
After a negative, gut-level reaction to the idea of feeding my dog something that seemed….well “yucky,” I stumbled onto the world of holistic veterinary practice and bravely changed from veterinary medicine as I knew it to the practice of a holistic vet. I also met with a pet nutritionist, which scored us a referral to Seattle’s Natural Pet Pantry and meeting Randi, who held my hand during the leap of faith that was required to make the transition from steroids and Science Diet to herbs, natural supplements, and raw food.
I am absolutely walking on air to report that my puppy came back to me as bright and beautiful as ever!! Beatrice Ann has been in full remission from IBD for nearly a year after being diagnosed. She is a beautiful, sturdy girl with a luxurious shiny coat, bright eyes, a spunky Corgi smile, and lots and lots of energy.
What seems nothing short of a miracle simply starts with good food.
…an awesome product to have delivered
My Bullmastiff puppy, Harrison, was surviving, but not thriving. Daily norms included itchy dry skin, a noisy tummy with severe gas, inflamed red toes, bothersome ears, and repeated potty breaks at 10pm, 1am, 2:30am, 4am to avoid accidents. Months of this left me tired and frustrated. The special diets and prescription foods tried did not help, nor were they at the level of quality I wanted to provide him. I had to do something. I had to be his best advocate.
I discovered raw feeding by researching on my own through books, groups, and a lot of legwork. The benefits began showing just weeks after switching him over, but lack of product availability meant relying on what I found to be the best kibble. He needed food, not kibble. There had to be an easier, more consistent and convenient way to provide my dog his raw food without compromising. Because of my own on-going research and constant questioning, I knew what I wanted it from a raw food supply. I wasn’t going to settle and let my best friend down.
I discovered Natural Pet Pantry at a local retailer. It met all my requirements, and then some. I couldn’t have hoped for a more supportive group of people standing behind a product that far exceeded what I was hoping to find locally. Harrison is happy and healthy as ever at 140 lbs. His coat is soft and glossy. He has no gas and a regular schedule. How do you describe the joy of seeing your friend thriving and doing the happy dance each and every time you open the fridge? The joy of knowing he’s going to get to sleep through the night and not have an upset stomach or an accident? The peace of mind that you are giving him the best that you can?
I have met Randi and Rolf and their much-loved dogs. They pour their heart and soul into NPP, just like I pour mine into Harrison. What an awesome product to have delivered every month.
Thank you Natural Pet Pantry!
Ashley S. & Harrison
I can’t say enough nice things…
We adopted our Beagle, Buckley, last September. He had a chronic ear and eye infection that I he had been treated for over several years. The previous owners had been feed him a grain-based kibble since he was a puppy. He was 7-years-old when we adopted him. With the advice of our vet, Dr. Kate Fernald, we gradually switched him to a grain-free kibble, then to Natural Pet Pantry’s cooked turkey stew and finally to Natural Pet Pantry’s raw turkey stew. His ear and eye infection cleared up within a couple of weeks! It turns out he was allergic to grain. He also stopped having some of the indigestion he had been experiencing! And he dropped a couple of pounds he needed to lose. Randi and Janet (General Manager) have been so great to work with. Both of them have gone the extra mile to help me figure out quantities and have a wealth of knowledge about feeding dogs a healthy diet! I can’t say enough nice things about Natural Pet Pantry!
Casey blossomed on raw food…
I just wanted to submit these images to you. Casey was 16 in this photo! At 14 she was looking pretty worn out, tired, limping, and could barely get in cars by herself, or walk up stairs. Overall a healthy dog, but age was working against her. I encouraged her owner to put her on a raw diet, and she blossomed. A beautiful coat free of odor, clear eyes and almost 100% diminished protein deposits on her eyes. She was able to get into cars, and go upstairs again until her very end. All the stuff you read about, proved true on Casey. At 16 she recently left us, but we will always cheer a raw diet as giving her two more very active happy years!
Alexandra on Whidbey Island
I’m so thrilled with all the positive changes…
It’s been about 4 months since I first visited your Kirkland store and received my first lesson on feeding my animals raw food. I am completely in awe at the change in my dogs since I switched them to raw food. They’ve lost all the weight we’d been trying to get off them for years, they smell better, and they’re glossy and healthy! The labs are also playing and more active than they’ve been since they were puppies. One particular piece of info that I thought for sure you were overselling me about raw feeding was that there would be little odor to their waste, and that there would be less of it in general. You were so right! It’s incredible with all the hot days we’re having that smell in the yard isn’t unbearable. It’s even more amazing that it’s barely detectable!
My labs and chi-weenie thank you for teaching us how to properly feed them so that they’re happy, healthy and thriving in their golden years (the labs are now 11 years old, and Odie is 2). I’m thrilled with all the positive changes I see in them every day! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!
Marolan Tilcock with Eddie, Izzy and Odie
…won’t feed my dog anything else!
My first dog Riley had serious skin allergies. I kept trying different dog foods that the vet would recommend (many of them pretty expensive). None of them help his allergies. Then a friend gave me a book on raw diets for dogs. I’d never even heard of such a thing, but at that point I was willing to try anything. I made the food as directed and fed to Riley. Within two weeks, his skin problems were gone. That was 12 years ago, and today raw food has become even more desirable following the frequent recalls of commercial pet foods and treats. When I found raw pet food available from local companies I was in heaven. I was not pleased with the packaging from the first company, so I tried Natural Pet Pantry. Their variety is larger, and they carry special products for dogs with specific issues. Their packaging is so much better, and so is the customer service! I won’t feed my (current) dog, Willie, anything else! Thanks Natural Pet Pantry!
As a veterinarian and guardian…
As a veterinarian and guardian to five dogs and three cats, I have been recommending raw and whole cooked food for my patients and for my own animals for the last 15 years. I have seen dramatic results changing diets from processed foods (especially kibble) to whole food diets. Good quality food is the basis for optimal functioning of our bodies. I believe raw foods allow our companions to achieve their health potential. Therefore I will continue to use raw foods for my own dogs and cats and recommend these diets to my patients. Natural Pet Pantry diets fulfill that need for me.
Larry Siegler, DVM
I am a convert to the raw diet…
I am sure there are many of us who pour over the dogfoodadvisor.com website in search of the perfect food. For me, this became a mission. I was determined to find a 5 star kibble that would agree with the dog’s dodgy digestive system and one the dog actually wanted to eat.
Needless to say, I either returned or donated multiple bags of food. None of it was met with much enthusiasm and most of it resulted in poop that was impossible to pick up. I have two dogs, one a youngster and one a senior citizen. I was afraid to feed the raw diet to the senior, as she’s always been a fussy eater and I did not think it would be well tolerated even if she did decide to eat it.
At wits end with all the kibble, I sought the advice of Natural Pet Pantry. They sent me home with the raw beef stew to try out on the puppy. Maybe, just maybe he’d be excited about his meals and the poop problem would slowly resolve. Fast forward a couple weeks to a puppy that now loves his meals and belongs to the clean plate club! His digestive system is much happier with almost no gas, his belly does not sound like a dishwasher and the poops….well they look like poops! …and if wonders would not cease, the senior dog loves the raw food and has not experienced a blip in her digestion! I am a convert to the raw diet, thank you Randi!
Judy in Seattle
Memphis had his yearly checkup today; the vet was VERY impressed with his weight loss, and overall condition. At this time last year he weighed 96 lbs., today he was 64 lbs.! It doesn’t seem possible, but it’s been a year since you found us Randi! Can’t thank you enough, Randi.
…a high quality product that I am so pleased to purchase
Just wanted to let you know I’m so happy you were at “All the Best” in Ballard this week. I met you on Sunday with my dog Jackson. I’m the girl who said my dog doesn’t like raw food and you said “just let me try a little of the venison”. He gobbled it up, and although I didn’t buy the raw, I did buy two of the cooked stews. Jack loves them. Usually he will lose interest in new foods quickly, but he is licking his bowl clean every night.
I feel so much better about his food now. It has always been so important to me to take care of him the same way I would any family member. You have a high quality product that I am so pleased to purchase. I’ve already told co-workers and clients and am happy to spread the word!
Karen & Jackson
I wanted to check in after having Jayzee on your food for about 10 days and let you know we are thrilled! Up until 10 days ago we had to supplement his food with Angel Eyes, and now his eye discharge has disappeared. Also, his bad breath is completely gone. It’s remarkable! If you remember, his Dad was quite hesitant to put him on a “natural” food diet and had an old-school belief that dogs should not be pampered and only be given dry kibble. Well, he’s totally sold!
We were spending so much money on a very expensive, (allegedly) high-end dehydrated raw food and I had no idea how much healthier he would be on your food! Thank you so much!
Marne, David & Jayzee