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Where Love meets the Science of Nutrition.®
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Dogs

How We Choose the Dog Foods We Carry

Dogs
Bridger Animal Nutrition® carefully selects foods from the thousands of premium dog foods available in the marketplace.
Over the last 26 years, we’ve developed an approach that evaluates the sourcing, nutrition, and manufacturing methods of food.

When choosing the dog foods we carry, we look at 1) the quality and digestibility of the ingredients, 2) the source of the nutrients and 3) the reason behind the formula’s foundation. We work with reputable companies who care about the quality of the food they make and are honest in all their communications. 
We believe strongly in feeding fresh, whole foods.  The Bozeman store boasts 18 reach-in glass door commercial freezers and a walk-in in our warehouse filled to the brim with species appropriate components and blend for cats & dogs.  Incorporating raw foods into a pets daily diet adds all sorts of healthy benefits like good bacteria, enzymes, phytochemicals, food-based soluble fibers and antioxidants. Raw food promotes cleaner teeth, better digestion, decreases inflammation, and supports the entire renal system.


We're picky about the brands to carry, if we don't carry a brand....there's usually a reason

With many more in store to choose from

Dog Services We Offer

Questions about what dog products we carry?

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We just want to thank you again for helping us solve Niko's digestive issues. Our daily life is now manageable, and even when our dear pup gets into something, we aer able to resolve the issue quickly and easily, instead of spending weeks cleaning up after him. You truly have a gift, and we are so grateful!
Kerry & Spencer Williams

Events - Sales - Consulting - Delivery

At Bridger Animal Nutrition®, we are service-oriented and committed to doing not what is fashionable, but what is right by the well-being and longevity of your animals.
Other Stuff We Carry

Other Stuff We Carry

We carry a few products that aren't directly related to diet & animal health just to provide convenience for our customers. 
Check them out by clicking below!
Events

Events

This 2018 Summer is going to be great!
There are  lots of FUN events with horses and dogs coming up!
We believe in getting out their with your animals and enjoying them and meeting like-minded people without pressure or judgment. Where animlas and people of any ability, size, age and breed are welcome!
Sales

Sales

This month of July
Bridger Animal Nutrition® is offering ON SALE:
Nulo Pet Foods: NULO is where NUtriton & LOve meet!


Consulting

Consulting

Let food by they medicine. Personalized animal health and diet consultations are available with our experienced consultant, Libby Burr. Libby received her BS in Equine Nutrition from CSU. Her passion for learning about species defined diets grew and she became certified as a  1)companion animal dietician, 2)a clinical veterinary nutritionist and 3)certified pet food specialist.  Over the past 20 years of helping animals heal through dietary changes she has written articles for several journals on both equine & companion animal health. She strongly believes in meeting clients where they are at and respecting everyone's comfort levels . After observing how a pet-parent's appreciation for proper nutrition ignited a need for diet change in themselves, Libby became a certified Integrated Nutrition Health & Diet Coach for people in order to help people with their own next step of wellness.

Click the button "Learn More" below to  read through our consulting options then please contact us with any questions or to make an appointment!
Delivery

Delivery

Don't want to drive to the store for just one bag? We'll deliver it free!
We offer FREE in-city-limits Bozeman delivery Monday - Friday.
Restrictions apply to straw, hay and orders over 400 lbs.

Free delivery to Helena happens the  4th Saturday of every month.

Free delivery to Clearwater Junction & Swan Valley Center happens every 4-8 weeks: more often in summer, less often in winter.
Next trip is Saturday June 30, and there will be several more opportunities in July & August!

We hope our delivery service is beneficial to senior citizens, new moms, pet parents with disabilities, or any other customers who may find it difficult to make it into our store for whatever reason. We're here to help!

Have any questions about our services?

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After years of feeding what we thought was “the best” dog food out there to our French Brittanies, a new dog entered our family and was not thriving. Libby helped us pick out a food especially for her. She did so well on it that we switched all the dogs to it. We have seen improvements in all the dogs that we didn’t know needed to be made! Energy, attention, recovery, coat color & quality all improved. Excellent knowledgeable service, thank you.
Ken B.

Our Difference

Your health food store for pets and livestock®

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We love what we do, and we hope it shows!

At Bridger Animal Nutrition®, we believe that good health and diet make a happier pet. Our educated and passionate team strive to provide you with the resources, products and services that will bring the most joy and health to your animals. We each have our own stories and journeys with animals, just like you, and take our time to get to know your concerns, goals, limitations and expectations for you and your furry or feathered companions.
Bridger Animal Nutrition® is a small and independently owned, allowing us to be very picky about what we choose to stock. The orders are also small, meaning you’ll always be guaranteed a fresher product. We also choose local whenever possible — we love to support Montana made products!

The food products we stock are chosen based the well-being of animals. Nutrition is a fledgling science and scientists are still learning about different nutrient requirements and synergistic relationships and how these affect organisms short term and long term. We keep up with the current knowledge and offer the newest items in nutrition that the market can supply given all the rules and regulations enforced by regulating agencies. We make every effort to keep you informed about what we know and why we choose to carry, or not carry certain products.
  • USA or Canadian made products
  • Sourceable ingredients
  • Species appropriate formulations
  • Controlled processing
  • Environmentally conscientious practices
  • Montana Feeds when possible
  • Organic Feeds when available
  • Freshness
Some of our very best products came to us by recommendations or requests from you! So if you want us to try to find something, let us know and we'll get to work!
The "non-consumable" products we carry are chosen from the most current trade shows in North America and are based on functionality and fun! We're happy to special order items, and also look for made in Montana goods whenever possible.
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Bridger Feeds has been a mainstay of Bozeman since 1984, contributing dollars, time and energy into our community’s fairgrounds, animal shelters, and 4-H club. In order to expand beyond just a feed store, we rebranded in 2010 as Bridger Feeds Animal Nutrition Center. We specialize in the science of diet and nutrition and offer the most current feed solutions for your animals and are constantly adapting our practices as research progresses.

Each living body is unique. There is no best food or brand — only a best fit for your animal’s needs and overall health.

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The staff at Bridger Animal Nutrition opened our eyes to so many more living foods we could feed to our dog! So exciting to know our options are so broad!
Barb S.

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John Thompson of Doc's Delights

July 16, 2018 // Interviews with Pros
Doc's Delights
I thought you might like to know why we select some of the products we carry. 
What better way to learn than seeing for yourself what made us say "yes" to these hand crafted products for your pets. 
Below are the answers to 8 questions I asked them and I share the answers  with you!
thanks for caring,
-Libby
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Notes from RAW 101 Free In store Training June 25 7pm

June 25, 2018
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June 25: Raw 101       7 pm at Bozeman Store
Presenter: Libby Burr
This was a training and demo session for BAN Staff that was open to the public.
The following was presented:
why raw?, commercially prepared options, how to transition, when to transition, how much to feed, bones, tripe, trachea.

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Garlic for Bug Control in Dogs

June 19, 2018 // Canine, Recipes
garlic

Garlic’s (Allium sativum) medicinal purposes have been valued for thousands of years. Five-thousand-year-old Sanskrit and Chinese medical texts describe the benefits of garlic. Today, garlic for humans (and garlic for dogs) is grown all over the world. And it’s making a strong comeback as a potent, effective, natural remedy. Find out below how to use it as a flea, tick & mosquito deterrent for you dog
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Grass Burns

June 3, 2018 // Canine
oops
Grass Burns can be annoying to the lawn lover, read below to learn why it's happening,
and how to change it.
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Diatomaceous Earth

June 3, 2018 // Canine, Equine, Feline, Poultry
What is DE
Many of us have heard about the importance of minerals in our animals’ diet, but not many are utilizing or have heard of nature's most amazing naturally occurring mineral deposits:  Diatomaceous Earth.
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My beloved Boxer always had loose stools . Libby suggested adding a little tripe gradually to his meals. In a week he had great solid poops, One simple change made a huge difference.
J.M.

Contact Bridger animal Nutrition®: call 406-586-3026 or message below

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If you have questions, concerns, are curious about what we carry, or are interested in scheduling a health consultation or assessment for your animal — fill out the contact form below with as much information as you can. For an periodic newsletter about animal health, including tips and recipes, sign up for our newsletter! You can also visit our stores to get personalized help from one of our amazing staff members.

We have two locations: 
  • 501 Evergreen Dr. in BOZEMAN Open M-F 9-7, Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4
  • 186 Garden Drive in FOUR CORNERS Open M-F 10-7, Sat 10-5, Closed Sun.
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