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‘Cruise in for Born Free’

Blackbird’s Bowl promoting healthy dog food

What’s in your dogs’ food? Cruise into Blackbird’s Bowl, Natural Pet Foods & More and take a test drive with Born Free.

During the months of June and July, you can learn more about the Born Free brand, enjoy specials, and find out why the ingredients in Born Free may be a good choice for your dog.

“Shopping small and local has always been a personal priority in my family,” said Tammi Janel, owner of Blackbird’s Bowl. “We’ve carried those values over into our business life, too, and the Born Free Dog Food brand is a great example of that!

“It’s not just a local company with a highly reputable manufacturer behind them, but it’s a good, quality food that is grain and gluten free. I’m proud to introduce Born Free Dog Food as one of our house brands at Blackbird’s Bowl.”

Born Free was developed by an industry veteran who understands the benefits of small manufacturing practices, as well as the importance of quality ingredients.

“Every ingredient has a purpose in your dogs’ health,” says Don Brasie, owner of Born Free.

A local, family-owned business that is dedicated to its product, Born Free is an excellent alternative to some of the more-popular brands at big box pet retailers. No advertising here…all the money goes into the product ingredients.
Specials & Raffle

Throughout the months of June and July, take a peak in Blackbird’s window on Liberty Street to see a cool pooch cruisin’ on a stylin’ Stiletto Chopper courtesy of Grand Schwinn Cyclery in downtown Mor-ris.
Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win this chopper! Tickets are $10 each and only 100 tickets will be sold. Winner will be chosen on July 31.

The net proceeds from the raffle will go to As Good As Gold Golden Retriever Rescue.

Earlier this month, Blackbird’s Bowl also benefitted Just Animals, as proceeds from purchases of four-pound bags of Born Free during Brasie’s visit to the store on June 15 went to aid Just Animals with expansion of the shelter.
About Blackbird’s Bowl

Blackbird’s Bowl offers a unique pet boutique experience providing a 100-percent natural and wheat-free store, plus an entire line of wellness supplements in their Apawthecary.

Blackbird is dedicated to developing their very own unique grain- and gluten-free recipes that include treats and handcrafted canine cupcakes! The non-food items in the boutique offer a portfolio of US Made, eco-friendly, and locally made finds.    
Blackbird’s Bowl is versed in holistic pet wellness consulting for progressive animal guardians and they enjoy working one on one with proactive clients wanting to transition to a higher quality nutritional protocol. And with clients that are dealing with allergies and other frustrating imbalances that create disharmony within the animal and the entire household.
For more information on Blackbird’s Bowl or the “Cruise in for Born Free” Campaign, please contact Sara Martinez at (815) 941-9311 (store), (630) 740-2603 (mobile), or visit their website

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