holistic natural pet food store Cary Raleigh NC Tryon Village

Your source for natural and holistic pet food

In Tryon Village
near Harris Teeter
1105 Tryon Village Drive, Suite 303
Cary NC  27518    •    (919) 851-5853


Mon.-Fri.:  10:00am – 7:30pm
Sat:  9:00am – 7:00pm
Sun. & Holidays:  noon – 6:00pm
Closed Thanksgiving,
Christmas & New Years Day


We are a local family owned business that offers holistic and natural food for your dog and cat. Feel free to fill out a contact form for a nutritional consultation or stop in the store and set up an appointment today.


Our store supports local dog and cat rescues through monetary donations, food donations, and adoption events. Please visit the local groups we support by visiting our resources page, and consider helping animals in need today!!


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Your neighborhood source for holistic and natural pet food in Apex, Cary, Fuquay Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Raleigh, and the Triangle

Welcome to Paws in the City, your neighborhood source for natural and holistic pet food. We are a local family owned business that offers holistic and natural food for your dog and cat. See the 5 star foods that we carry by visiting our Products page. Feel free to fill out a contact form for a nutritional consultation or stop in the store and set up an appointment today.

We offer only the best holistic and natural pet foods available!

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Commercial pet food comes in many forms, shapes, and prices, but not all can be considered equal. It is very important to understand the differences when choosing a food for your dog or cat.

Natural and holistic pet food companies pledge to use high quality ingredients without adding fillers and by-products. These companies go the extra mile to add beneficial nutrients without adding unnecessary chemicals. Some of these foods seem like they cost a bit more, but we believe you will see a difference if your animals coats, energy, and better overall health. Please see our Products page to learn more about the brands we pride ourselves in carrying.

5 Natural Ways to Control Fleas and Ticks in the Triangle

Posted on May 14, 2015 by Paws In The City

Dog in field, khunaspix, freedigitalphotos.netMost residents of the Triangle look forward to the North Carolina summer; anticipating swimming, cookouts, and extra daylight hours spent outdoors. Unfortunately, common pests like fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes also love the hot and humid weather and can quickly become a nuisance to dogs, cats, and humans. Keeping pets bug-free is an important part of maintaining their overall health, and there are several ways to achieve results without turning to drugs or chemicals.

The natural care advocates at Paws in the City in Cary share these kinder, gentler ways to treat pests and parasites:

  • Citrus: Fleas are repelled by the natural compounds of citrus fruit. A few squeezes of orange or lemon juice rubbed into a pets fur will keep fleas at bay without causing harm to pets if ingested. A fresh, bright scent is a bonus!
  • Essential Oils: Ticks are known for carrying dangerous bacteria, and it’s important to regularly inspect pets for signs of tick activity. Many pet owners have had success with a bit of rose geranium oil rubbed onto their dog’s collar. However, cats can have bad reactions to essential oils, so leave felines oil-free.
  • Soap and Water: Don’t discount the power of good old fashioned hygiene. A bath with gentle shampoo or a little dish soap will effectively remove most (if not all) of the fleas on a pet. Because fleas don’t attach themselves to hair shafts, they simply fall off when submerged and drown.
  • Dress appropriately: Wooded and grassy areas are a haven for ticks, which wait in the wings until a passerby approaches, then grab on. Prevent ticks from attaching by fashioning “leg warmers” out of old socks, or using a pet t-shirt or sweater.
  • Home and yard maintenance: Vacuuming regularly, in addition to laundering and disinfecting pet’s living spaces, goes a long way in controlling any population of fleas that may have made it inside the home. Outdoors, consider introducing nematodes (microscopic, pet-friendly worms that are a natural predator of fleas) to the yard.

At Paws in the City in Cary, we believe that natural, organic, and holistic products and methods are an excellent option to achieve optimum health for all types of pets. By trying a few of the above natural remedies, pets can enjoy an itch-free summer without unnecessary exposure to harsh chemicals.

Looking for effective natural alternatives to traditional pet foods, treats, and care items? Stop in to Paws in the City today to check out our huge selection of natural, organic, and holistic pet products!


This blog post about pet care and nutrition is brought to you by Paws in the City, located in Tryon Village, Cary North Carolina. We are your locally owned small business that offers holistic and natural foods and treats for your cat and dog. Sign up for our Loyalty/ Rewards Program and feel free to contact us at any time.

Paws in the City

1105 Tryon Village Drive

Suite 303

Cary NC, 27518

919 851 5853


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