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14 August 2023


Cali’s Steps to a Healthier Life: The 6-Month Challenge with Ollie

This 3-part series will showcase Cali’s weight loss with Ollie, highlighting her progress over the next six months – in real time!

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Hi pup parents! This is the first in a special series of blog posts focusing on the journey of an amazing pup named Cali. The 3-part series will showcase Cali’s weight loss with Ollie, highlighting her progress over the next six months – in real time!

Our goal is to inspire and encourage pet parents who may be considering Ollie for their own dogs. We believe that every pup deserves the best, and through Cali’s story, we hope to show how Ollie can make a positive difference in your pet’s life. 

Ready to get started? Then let’s take a look at how it all began.

Meet Cali: A Pup in Need

First, let’s introduce you to Cali (short for California) an American Bully with a personality as large as her linebacker-like build. Cali was adopted by Melissa when she was around 1 1/2 years old. She quickly became a blessing in Melissa’s life, but also a source of stress due to her health issues.

At the age of 8, Cali was dealing with allergies and dietary restrictions that made her care challenging. She weighed 80 lbs, and her vet recommended she lose about 10-12 lbs.

Living in an apartment in a major city, with limited options for extra exercise, this seemed like a daunting task for Melissa. But she was determined to help Cali live a healthier, happier life.

Melissa’s Worries: A Pup Parent’s Perspective

Melissa, Cali’s dedicated pup parent, was deeply concerned about Cali’s health and weight. She knew that she needed to focus on getting to the root of Cali’s skin issues and help her shed those extra pounds.

The first thing she decided to change was Cali’s food. This decision wasn’t made lightly. Melissa spent countless hours researching, consulting with vets, and considering various options.

Melissa’s worries are common among many pup parents. And here at Ollie, we know how important it is to find the right food for your pup. Keep reading to learn why Melissa chose our fresh dog food – and how Cali’s body responded to her new diet.

The Search for a Solution

Melissa began her search for a solution to Cali’s health and weight issues. She was drawn to Ollie because of our selection of proteins and the quality of our ingredients.

Ollie’s recipes are human-grade, made with real ingredients, and free from by-products, fillers, corn, wheat, and soy. And since they’re made with tasty natural ingredients like chicken, lamb, and pork, they’re sure to please even the pickiest pups!

The ordering process was straightforward. Melissa took a quiz on our website, which provided recommendations based on Cali’s allergies, weight, age, breed, and activity level.

She chose the full fresh option, which completely replaced Cali’s current dry food with fresh food. This was a big step, but Melissa was confident that it was the right choice for Cali.

Cali’s Early Days with Ollie: 0-2 Months

As Cali began her journey with Ollie, Melissa noticed some immediate changes. Cali’s energy levels increased, her stool was smaller, and she wasn’t pooping as much. Melissa even noticed that Cali seemed to have lost a bit of weight!

These early signs were incredibly encouraging. Melissa was thrilled to see Cali responding so positively to her new diet. It was clear that the fresh, nutritious food was making a difference. Cali was more active, happier, and seemed to be on the right track towards a healthier weight.

Are You Facing the Same Struggles?

Are you a pup parent grappling with the health and dietary needs of your canine companion? Cali’s experience during the initial phase of her journey with Ollie is a glowing testament to the transformative power of a fresh, tailored diet.

After just four weeks on Ollie, Cali is looking and feeling better than ever! Her energy has increased, stool quality has improved, and there are even signs of weight reduction. Melissa’s optimism and observations are proof of Ollie’s positive impact.

Exciting news: our next update drops at the three-month mark. Just imagine the progress Cali could make by then. Stick with us as we unveil the next stage of Cali’s remarkable journey with Ollie.

In the meantime, take our quiz and see what Ollie can do for your pup! We’d love to join you on the road to a healthier, happier life.

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