Palmetto, FL (January 2023): Choice Pet Products, a distributor of quality pet brands and products, is thrilled to announce they will be partnering with The Bear & The Rat, a pet treats brand that includes all-natural frozen yogurt treats and cupcake and frosting mixes, to its growing distribution portfolio offered to independent retailers in Florida.


"The Choice team is proud to partner with The Bear & The Rat, and we're excited to welcome them as our first frozen brand in our portfolio," said Bob Sledzinski, Vice President of Brand Development at Choice Pet Products. "Their healthy, cool treats are a perfect match for our retail partners, who already have freezers in their stores. We look forward to our continued partnership, and we know our retail partners will be excited to offer their customers healthy treats from The Bear & The Rat that contain real ingredients."


"The Bear & The Rat is thrilled to partner with Choice Pet Products. They have an excellent reputation with retailers in Florida, and it is exciting to be one of their first frozen brands," said Meg Meyer, The Bear & The Rat's Co-Founder. "We are confident this is the beginning of a great partnership."


About The Bear & The Rat

The Bear & The Rat was founded in 2010 by a husband-wife team, Matt and Meg Meyer, along with their two taste testers, A Lhasa Apso, who growls like a "Bear," and his brother from another mother, a "Rat" Terrier. We make premium, cool treats for dogs & cats. Each frozen yogurt cup contains one serving of In Clover Research's Optagest (prebiotics & digestive enzymes for healthy stools & less gas.) Our healthy & long-lasting "dog ice cream" yogurt is perfect for pups with sensitive tummies. All of The Bear & The Rat's cool treats are free of artificial colors, preservatives, corn, soy, wheat, and gluten.


About Choice Pet Products

Choice Pet Products is a distributor of high-quality pet brands and products headquartered in Palmetto, Florida. The Choice team has been committed to going the extra mile and providing our partners and retailers with unique products, essential industry education, and marketing since 2014. Visit for more on their diverse product lineup.