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Pet store owner eating only pet food for month

Thursday, July 3, 2014
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Dorothy Hunter, co-owner of Paw's Natural Pet Emporium, shares a chicken jerky dog treat Wednesday, July 2, 2014 with Cami, her 3-year-old teacup Shih Tzu, in the Richland, Wash., store. Hunter has eaten almost all of the types of food and treats for dogs, cats and birds that she sells in her two Tri-City stores. She's spending 30 days eating different pet foods to prove how nutritious they are.
Dorothy Hunter, co-owner of Paw's Natural Pet Emporium, shares a chicken jerky dog treat Wednesday, July 2, 2014 with Cami, her 3-year-old teacup Shih Tzu, in the Richland, Wash., store. Hunter has eaten almost all of the types of food and treats for dogs, cats and birds that she sells in her two Tri-City stores. She's spending 30 days eating different pet foods to prove how nutritious they are.

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Pet store owner Dorothy Hunter is eating only dog, cat and bird food for a month to prove its nutritional value.

She says if she can't eat it, she won't sell it at her Paw's Natural Pet Emporium stores in Richland and Kennewick.

The Tri-City Herald reports Hunter began her 30-day pet food diet on June 19.

Hunter says it's surprising how good the cat and dog food tastes.

Her favorites are Tiki Cat brand chicken, which she eats straight from the can. She also likes Natural Balance dry kibble and, for a treat, dehydrated green beans.

 

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