whoz yo daddy? big daddy biscuits, and a giveaway!

Big Daddy Biscuits is an Atlanta-based business founded by Lauren Janis and her American Bulldog known as, yup, BIG DADDY. What I love about Janis’ company is her passion for keeping it all “locavore.” This translates into supporting the local farmers in her area through sustainable, organic ingredients. Epic tragedy around receiving the package from our mail carrier aside (another story and not at all related to Janis’ awesome customer service and shipping skills), I was stoked to finally get my hands on a bag of Big Daddy goodness!

 Janis sent over some of their Crunchy Peanut Butter ($5/5oz bag) treats. Here’s what they’re made of:

Certified organic whole wheat flour
Fresh ground organic peanut butter
Vanilla
Farm fresh eggs
Fresh oats
Organic cornmeal from Red Mule Farms in Athens, GA
Java could not wait to wrap her teeth around her treats!
You recognize all of those ingredients, right? Now take a look at the contents of another company’s dog treats:
Rice
Glycerin
Water
Brewers dried yeast
Wheat flour (so far I’m trackin’)
Corn germ meal
Yellow 5, Red 40, Blue 1, Yellow 6 (uhhh, you are losing me)
Poultry by-product meal
Hydrogenated startch hydrolysate
Sorbic acid
Sugar
Animal digest (WTH?!)
Animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols
Partially hydrogenated vegetable oil
BHA
BHT
Get the point?
Janis says, “What’s good for people is also good for our animals and buying local just makes sense, regardless of who is consuming the products.” Now that’s something I can wrap MY teeth around!
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I know most of you are wondering what to get your furry  companion. Big Dog is at the ready with their special Valentine’s Day treats. Your canine companion will love you more when s/he sees their X’s and O’s.
For those who’d like to try out Big Daddy Biscuits, I’m running a “support women-owned and local business” giveaway. Clever name, right?  Anyway, here’s whatcha need to do:
LIKE their Facebook page
FOLLOW them on Twitter
And leave a comment here that you’ve done both,
AND as a bonus post a pic of your cutie pie pup!
(Your dressed up in a dog costume and all-fours doesn’t count!)
Randomly chosen winner will receive a $10.00 gift certificate
ONE winner announced Monday, January 23rd at noon PT
Wunderhund is waiting!
This post is in no way sponsored, paid for or endorsed by Big Daddy Biscuits. It was written by my desire to spread the word about an awesome woman-owned business. Sweet!
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