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The History of Dr Becker's Bites

original-family2.jpgDr. Becker’s Bites was born out of necessity! Karen Becker, DVM, NMD asked her mother to bake some healthy treats for her own  personal pets. Knowing that grain-free, wholesome 100% meat treats were essentially nonexistent, she suggested a few ideas for her mother to try. After six months of experimenting with different ingredients and baking methods in her kitchen, the first batch of treats came out of the oven and were sent to Karen. Karen’s dogs and cats, and even a crocodile, went nuts over the treat and Karen asked for another order of the “Bites” to place in her clinic. They sold out within hours and Dr. Becker’s Bites was officially born. Today Dr. Becker’s Bites is a 3 generation family owned business.  Karen has lent her name to the products, satisfied with the quality that her title bears.

Word around Chicago quickly spread about a new treat on the market and orders from other stores soon arrived. Jeannine enlisted the help of her husband Jim for the physical part of the baking and her son John for his knowledge in business, sales and marketing. Jeannine’s hobby was turned into a true family-owned business. Dr. Becker's Bites quickly outgrew Mom's kitchen and today our commercial bakery in Illinois fulfills orders from New York to California and beyond. New products are always on the horizon that will cater to our primary philosophy –" Rewarding Pets With Health… Naturally". Our promise is that we will produce products of the highest quality without compromising health for cost…EVER!  

 

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