Go Fish: On World Ocean Day, Chippin Launches Dog Food Made From Overpopulated Carp

It would take decades and billions of dollars to defend the Great Lakes from the pending onslaught of an invasive species of fish called silver carp.

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This Startup Wants to Be the Beyond Meat of Pet Food

Canine test subjects happily wolfed down Chippin's cricket protein-based snacks. Now the business needs to win over their owners.

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Pet food is an environmental disaster – are vegan dogs the answer?

A quarter of the impact of meat production comes from the pet-food industry. Has the time come to change what we feed our dogs and cats?

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Treat Yo' Dog With Chippin's Tasty Dog Treats

Many of us think we know our dogs better than we know ourselves, but if they could ~actually~ let us in on what they're thinking, they'd probably communicate that they'd like something more exciting to eat... Chippin's got them covered with tasty treats galore.

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These Dog Treats Are Made With Crickets And They’re Amazing

Why We Love Them: These treats are made with cricket protein, which is a more sustainable option than beef. And our pups love them!

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Your Dog Will Be Eating Better Than You Thanks To This Planet-Friendly Dog Food Brand

There’s often a lot of heartache involved when finding the perfect snack or treat. Nobody wants to spend a boatload of money on something your dog turns their nose up at. That’s one of the many reasons why Chippin is a company worth looking into.

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These Planet-Friendly Dog Treats Have Unusual Ingredients, But They’ll Will Make Your Pup Drool

Developed and overseen by a board-certified veterinary nutritionist, Chippin pet food and treats use superfood proteins including spirulina, silver carp, and crickets(!) that can be less irritating to sensitive stomachs than beef, lamb, chicken, and dairy. On top of that, these proteins have a low carbon footprint so it’s a win-win for the planet and your pup.

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Can you feed cats and dogs a vegan diet?

Some vegan pet owners don’t just want to give up animal products – they want their pets to as well. But can cats and dogs really go meat free?

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Environmentally friendly pet food company welcomes invasive species name change

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced the name change of Silver carp to Silver Copi on June 22. Supporters of the name change include Chippin, a pet food company dedicated to developing foods that use planet friendly proteins, including Silver Copi.

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Pet Nutrition Company Joins Chefs Nationwide in Choosing Silver Copi

Chippin, an alternative protein pet nutrition company, creates an industry for newly renamed silver carp in a pivotal move for environmental protections.

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World Changing Ideas 2019: All the winners, finalists, and honorable mentions

See every one we honored in this year’s World Changing Ideas Awards

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Chippin

Their puppy chow is looking to save the planet by eschewing common ingredients like beef and chicken in favor of underutilized (and more sustainable) proteins like crickets, overpopulated fish and plants.

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Chippin Launches Sustainable Pet Food Helping Protect Vital Waterways and the $7B Great Lakes Fishing Economy

Chippin seeks to help restore balance in our waterways, with a direct benefit for the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem, the Great Lakes.

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Pets can help fight climate change with an insect-based diet. Owners just need to come around to the idea.

“It’s shocking,” CEO Haley Russell said, “that you see people walking through Whole Foods, putting plant-based foods in their reusable bags, but when you hit the pet food aisle so much of it is conventional meat protein.”

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Silver carp dog foods rebrand invasive Asian carp

The real problem with Asian carp comes from the competition they present to native freshwater fish.

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Review: Chippin Sustainable Dog Treats

Chippin supports a healthy gut for your pup with recipes that feature human-grade sustainable proteins that are hypoallergenic, omega-3 rich, and easier to digest.

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Chippin Dog Treat & Food Review

In a nutshell, pet food is using up valuable natural resources and creating tons of harmful greenhouse gases, and it doesn’t have to be this way.

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Best Dog Food For Sustainability USA 2022

Pet parents are starting to embrace the idea of ditching big-name kibble brands at the supermarket in favour of fresh dog food that is made using high quality meat and human-grade ingredients.

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Making Online Pet Food More Pup and Planet-Friendly With Crickets

The pet food industry alone is responsible for yearly greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to that of 13.6 million cars.

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Our Expert’s Opinion On Value

Chippin is an emerging brand of dog food, food toppers, and treats that use sustainable sources of protein and other ingredients to help reduce the carbon footprint while giving our dogs something they’ll love.

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Pet Nutrition Company Announces New Sustainably-Sourced Daily Food to Curb Land and Water Use and Protect the Planet

Chippin announced the launch of its premium Dehydrated Cricket Daily Food for dogs. The recipe comes as a response to the success of the company’s cricket-based dog treats and the urgency to reduce meat consumption globally to protect the planet and its resources.

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Review: Chippin Dog Food — Are Alternative Proteins Safe for Dogs?

What your furry family member requires is protein, and crucially, red meat or status quo proteins like chicken are not their only source.

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Chippin Snacks

There’s an increasing demand from pet parents for sustainably sourced, healthy snacks for their beloved pups.

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Chippin Dog Treats Review: Alternative Protein Sources for Dogs

The importance of sustainability is thankfully no longer an afterthought these days. For so many people, doing our small part to reduce our impact on the planet has become a focal point of our lives.

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The Best Dog Treats of 2022

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Chippin Review: Dog Treat & Food Benefits! (2022)

The proteins used in these treats create a viable solution without using proteins that often cause bad reactions for pets. Yes, you will find that crickets are a part of this solution, and they work wonderfully!

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#37 Haley Russell | Co-Founder @ Chippin

In this episode, Haley Russell reveals what it’s like to build a company from the ground up.

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Alumni In The News

On World Ocean Day, Chippin Launches Dog Food Made From Overpopulated Carp

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¿Gatos y perros pueden ser alimentados con una dieta vegana?

"Los gatos son carnívoros obligados, y requieren ciertas cantidades de aminoácidos para estar saludables, y la falta de estos puede conducir a problemas de salud", indican especialistas.

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Cricket Protein for Dogs Could Be the Future of Pet Food. Here’s Why.

A 2018 study concluded that insect protein-based dog foods are a promising alternative for dogs with food intolerances.

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New Year, New Treats That Are Good for Dogs, Good for the Planet

We want organic, but we also want ethical. We want sustainable, but we also want local. And of course, we want nutritious, but our dogs also want delicious.

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Reducing Our Carbon Pawprint Through CRICKETS!

In this episode of the pawdcast, Karen and Jean chat with Kathleen Wojtowitz, head of marketing for Chippin, a woman-owned small business that’s hellbent on providing delicious and nutritious dog treats and food while reducing the pet food industry’s carbon pawprint.

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Chippin Pet CEO Haley Russell on Crickets, Carp, and Global Warming

Chippin has created the perfect storm for growth with their timely product that dogs love, and that pet owners can feel good about (without actually having to eat bugs themselves).

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Sustainable certification will prevent 703 million pounds of food waste

Upcycled Certified™ seeks to help companies prevent unnecessary food waste through a rigorous certification process.

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Chippin Dog Treats Review 2022: Our Expert’s Opinion On Value

Each ingredient is sustainably sourced to help prevent further damage to the planet and aid in the reduction of your carbon footprint.

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Environmentally friendly pet food company welcomes invasive species name change

The name change strives to help address public misconceptions of the species and its beneficial usage in human and pet food products.

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This (Kind Of Weird) Dog Food Is Not Only Super Healthy For Your Pup, It’s Also Better For The Planet

It’s made with sustainable, all-natural ingredients — some of which might surprise you.

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These Eco-Friendly Dog Treats Are Changing The Pet Food Game For Good

Think about feeding your dog like feeding your kids. Sure, your little ones may prefer mac and cheese all day every day, but you still try to give them food that’s good for them and (ideally) good for the environment. And why should your dog be any different? After all, canines are very much valued family members.

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These Female-Founded Dog Treats Are On A Mission To Save The Earth

Your very good boy or girl may not know they're being extra good by snacking on eco-friendly treats, but, thankfully, Chippin's treats taste so good they won't even have to know they're reducing their carbon pawprint to enjoy them.

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Go Fish: On World Ocean Day, Chippin Launches Dog Food Made From Overpopulated Carp

Today, sustainable dog food startup Chippin announced that it is joining the fight against the invasive species by introducing a line of kibble-alternative made from silver carp, which it says has similar nutritional benefits to salmon protein in that is high in omega-3s while lacking toxins like mercury.

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Looking for a Christmas gift for your pooch? These Chippin treats are the sustainable way to reward your pup - plus they're highly nutritious and full of flavor

Chippin dog food and treats make the perfect gift as they're not only tasty and fun for your pooch, but they're good for their digestive systems and fulfill all their nutritional needs.

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This Startup Wants to Be the Beyond Meat of Pet Food

Canine test subjects happily wolfed down Chippin's cricket protein-based snacks. Now the business needs to win over their owners.

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This Clarendon-based dog food brand is ‘reducing the carbon pawprint’

Very good boys (and girls) can now eat food that’s good for the planet, from a Clarendon-based company called Chippin.

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