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Lifestyle & Grooming

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...
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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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Training & Behavior

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...
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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...
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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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Training & Behavior

Keep Your Dog’s Brain Active with Brain Games & Food Puzzles

Physical exercise and a balanced diet aren’t all your dog needs to stay healthy – mental fitness is also...
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Training & Behavior

Why Your Dog Eats Cat Food (And How to Stop It)

So, your dog is eating cat food. Can you blame them?
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Training & Behavior

How to Keep Your Dog Cool at Home

Sometimes the only way to beat the heat is to stay inside with your air conditioning. The same goes for our...
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Age & Breed Size

The Best Small Breed Dog Food for Your Dog

Just Right believes every dog is unique, and so are their nutritional needs. Find out how nutrition looks...
Vitamins, palatants, minerals, fat, protein, and carbohydrates are all macronutrients included in the dog food pyramid.
Health & Nutrition

Your Guide to the Dog Food Pyramid

Just Right knows that every dog is different. Discover what being a “complete and balanced” dog food means...
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Lifestyle & Grooming

What Your Dog’s Skin is Telling You

Let Just Right help you learn about the possible causes of your dog’s skin itchiness, bumps or dryness. Take...
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Health & Nutrition

Health Indicators in Your Dog’s Stool

Learn how your dog's poop can be an indicator of health. Follow the dog poop chart from Just Right and look...
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Lifestyle & Grooming

How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

Dogs use their teeth for crunching kibble, chomping treats and catching tennis balls. But did you know they...
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Health & Nutrition

Tips for Transitioning: How to Switch Dog Food Safely

There comes a time in every dog’s life when they need a change in food. Maybe you are switching dog food...
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Health & Nutrition

The Truth About Fillers in Dog Food

You want to provide the most nourishing food possible for your dog, and so do we. Let’s take a look at what...
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Health & Nutrition

The Surprising Value of Plant-Based Protein in Dog Food

You've probably noticed that pea protein, potato protein, and other plant-based protein sources are included...
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Health & Nutrition

Choosing Between Grain & Grain-Free Dog Food

With the rise of grain-free and gluten-free diets in human food, you may be wondering: is grain-free dog food...

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