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Health & Nutrition

Is Kibble Good for Dogs?

Kibble, otherwise known as dry food, is a popular dog food choice. It’s also a practical choice, but the...
Senior Dog Laying on a Couch
Health & Nutrition

When to Switch to Senior Dog Food

Starting around age 7, and earlier if they’re a large breed dog, your...
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Health & Nutrition

Dog Food for Picky Eaters

Every dog owner wants their furry friend to eagerly run to (and finish) their bowl at mealtime. If that’s not...
Canned Pumpkin in a Dog Food Bowl
Health & Nutrition

Is Pumpkin Good for Dogs?

Not only can dogs eat pumpkin; it can also be a beneficial part of their diet.
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Health & Nutrition

The Just Right Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee

At Just Right, we know your dog’s health and happiness mean everything to you and that's why we’re so...
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Health & Nutrition

Puppy Feeding Chart: How Much & How Often to Feed

We all know puppies need good nutrition to grow up healthy. The more you know, the more you can do to provide...
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Health & Nutrition

Dog Feeding Chart: How Much & How Often to Feed

Good nutrition is essential to your dog’s health. However, different dogs have different nutritional...
Dog Eating Grass
Health & Nutrition

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

While your dog is out on walks or in the yard, chances are that at some point you’ve...
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Health & Nutrition

Understanding Dog Food Allergies

Itching, ear infections, skin infections—if your dog has an allergy, you’ve probably noticed the symptoms....
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Training & Behavior

Dog Park Etiquette – What You Need to Know

On sunny days, dog parks everywhere see a sudden increase in paw traffic. Pet owners can’t wait to get their...
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Training & Behavior

Socializing Your Dog with Kids

There are few better things than the love and friendship that can develop between children and dogs.
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Health & Nutrition

Summer Flea and Tick Prevention for Dogs

Flea and tick prevention for dogs, though always essential, may take on higher importance this summer.
Large Breed Dog Food Ingredients
Health & Nutrition

Best Dog Food & Nutritional Needs for Large Breed Dogs

If you’re the proud owner of a large breed dog (dogs weighing more than 56 pounds at maturity) or a giant...
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Training & Behavior

Preparing Your Dog for Your Return to Work

To prepare for the return to an in-person workplace, we’ve got some tips to help your dog with separation...
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Lifestyle & Grooming

Tips for Traveling with Your Dog This Summer

Whether you’re traveling with a dog on a plane or on a road trip, knowing how to travel with a dog safely and...
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Training & Behavior

Why Dogs Are Scared of Fireworks

Once summer rolls around and the 4th of July approaches, fireworks season has officially begun.
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Lifestyle & Grooming

How to Keep Your Dog Hydrated This Summer

It’s important to know how to keep your dog hydrated and to be aware of any dog dehydration symptoms.
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Health & Nutrition

9 Answers to Your Dog Nutrition & Wellness Questions

These dog nutrition tips and wellness advice come from our dog food expert and veterinarian, Dr. Taylor.
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Health & Nutrition

How Do Dog’s Digest Their Food, And How Does It Impact Their Health?

A dog's digestive system is important to overall health. What's digestibility? How does it work? Just Right...
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Lifestyle & Grooming

How Much Water Should a Dog Drink Per Day?

Knowing how much water your dog should drink a day is an important factor in their health and happiness. Read...
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Health & Nutrition

Is Your Dog Struggling with Weight Loss?

Is your dog struggling with weight loss? Just Right can help you find the best dog food for your dog to help...
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Health & Nutrition

How “Carbs” Work in Your Dog’s Body

It’s easy to find conflicting opinions about carbohydrates in dog food.
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Health & Nutrition

Is Your Dog Struggling with Weight Gain?

Does your dog need to gain weight? Just Right can help determine your dog's needs. Learn how personalized dog...
bowl of chicken by-product meal
Health & Nutrition

What Are Animal By-Products in Dog Food?

Animal by-products can be a source of nutrition for your dog's diet. Read about Just Right's stance on animal...
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Age & Breed Size

Which Ingredients Contribute to Your Puppy’s Brain Development?

Got a growing puppy? Just Right has the scoop on how to give your puppy a head start in life. Learn what...
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Health & Nutrition

How Do Dogs Taste Food?

Do dogs have taste? Yes! But you may wonder why your dog seems to prefer some flavors and turns up their nose...
Dog playing with ball in the winter
Health & Nutrition

How to Manage Your Dog’s Weight This Winter

Changing temperatures and seasonal treats can cause winter...
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Health & Nutrition

Overweight? Underweight? Understand Your Dog’s Body Condition Score

Dr. Francis states that “Obesity is one of the diseases we see in veterinary medicine that is both 100%...
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Training & Behavior

Why Does My Dog Eat Poop? (And How to Stop It)

Ah, yes. Coprophagia. Otherwise known as the act of eating feces, whether its one’s own or another...
Oat meal, pea starch, and corn gluten meal in bowls
Health & Nutrition

Corn Gluten Meal, Oat Meal, & Pea Starch in Dog Food

Can corn gluten meal, oat meal, & pea protein deliver additional nutrition to your dog and provide a complete...
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Our Experts

Meet the experts behind Just Right pet food. They are dedicated to ensuring the quality of each and every bag of personalized kibble we create for your dog.

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Jim Marshall

Jim Marshall

Manufacturing
Jim Marshall is the Production Manager at our factory in Clinton, Iowa, where he was born and raised. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from Mount St. Clare College in Clinton and more than 20 years of experience in pet food manufacturing. An active member of the Clinton community, Jim brings his passion for pet care into his role as a board member and volunteer for Junior Achievement, where he spends time in the classroom helping students understand the joy of pets and empowering them through work readiness and financial literacy programs.  He resides in Clinton with his wife, Karen, daughter, Anna and dog, Reagan.
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Dr. Ishwani Singh-Heegers

Dr. Ishwani Singh-Heegers

Product Specialist
Dr. Ishwani Singh-Heegers earned her PhD in Animal Science from Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand where she studied the feeding practice of farmers and energy requirements of farm dogs. Over the last 10 years, she has worked as a nutritionist across the globe – most recently in Australia and France — and she is currently a product specialist in United States. Ishwani currently lives in St. Louis with her husband, cat Luna, and puppy named Coco. “I’m passionate about ensuring that your dog gets the highest quality product, because I wouldn’t accept anything less for my pets. Working with the team in the Clinton, Iowa factory, and our nutritionist Sara, we make sure that what’s delivered to your door is exactly what you expect- a high- quality, personalized product your dog will love.” - Ishwani, Product Specialist
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Sara McCullough

Sara McCullough

Nutritionist
Sara McCullough brings her passion for personalized nutrition and pets to our Just Right team. She earned her BS and MS in Animal Science from Purdue University and has been in the agriculture industry for over 5 years. Her passion for nutrition has led to a career in the pet industry where she is committed to delivering the best nutrition for every breed, size, and shape of pet. She currently resides in St. Louis where she lives with her two rescue pups- an opinionated boxer, Paisley, and a loveable mutt named Derby. In her free time, she enjoys competitively showing horses with her thoroughbred named Rocky. “As a nutritionist and an animal lover, I believe each pet’s unique needs deserve to be met with a formula that’s just right for them. That’s why developing Just Right’s kibble blends is a labor of love for me. I’m proud to create balanced, personalized formulas made specially for your dog.” – Sara, Nutritionist
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Derrick Grimes

Derrick Grimes

Quality Assurance
Derrick Grimes received his degree in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University and has more than 10 years of experience in pet food manufacturing. He is the Quality Assurance Manager, and his enthusiasm for pets extends to his passion for the quality of the product we create, ensuring all of our foods meet our highest standards. He resides in St. Louis where he shares his home with his dog, Mumbles. “We have high standards. I’m here to make sure that each Just Right delivery meets those standards. From the ingredients we use, to the final product we ship, quality and safety are my top priority. I work hard to deliver on our commitment to safety and quality, so you and your pet receive dog food you deserve.” Derrick, Quality Assurance