As any dog owner knows, the connection between a person and their favorite pup can be surprisingly intense. We learn the moods, patterns, likes, and dislikes of our dogs like the back of our hand, and it often feels like our dogs know exactly how we’re feeling, too. But is this really true? At Betsy … Continued

Whether for a paper cut, a scrape after a fall, or even something more serious, a first aid kit is one of the most important items you can keep in your home. In fact, first aid kits seem like a no brainer – so why don’t you have one for your dog? Just like humans, … Continued

At Betsy Farms, our mission is to make it easy to be a dog parent by providing premium, high-quality dog treats that support the health and happiness of your furry friend. But in addition to creating healthy dog treats and dog jerky, we strive to be a resource for a wide range of information surrounding … Continued

It’s a dog owner’s worst nightmare. First, you notice the scratching, but that’s normal for a dog. Then the scratching intensifies. And finally, you see one: a tiny jumping ball of suffering that tells you that your dog has fleas. Fleas are a major nuisance, but thankfully, they’re relatively simple to treat once discovered. At … Continued

At Betsy Farms, we’re proud to create healthy dog treats that are beloved by pet owners everywhere. But in addition to our natural dog snacks, we strive to make every part of the pet parenting process a little easier. We all love our dogs, but sometimes, the seemingly endless reserves of a high-energy pet can … Continued

At Betsy Farms, we’re proud to help dog owners everywhere give healthier, happier lives to their furry friends by offering healthy dog treats and snacks made with natural ingredients. We’re willing to bet that most of our customers would say they choose Betsy Farms because they truly love their pet and want the best for … Continued

Small dogs have plenty of charm and love to go around, but there’s something uniquely endearing about a big, lovable dog. But while they quickly become big (figurative and literal) members of the family, there are a lot of things to keep in mind before getting a big dog. A large dog is a commitment, … Continued

Dog grooming is an important part of keeping a dog happy and healthy, but when it comes to grooming needs, not all dogs are created equal. At Betsy Farms, we’re proud to help dog owners everywhere take better care of their pets with our meticulously-crafted, pet-owner-approved dog treats, but we also strive to be a … Continued

At Betsy Farms, we’re proud to make some of the tastiest, healthiest dog treats around. But beyond feeding the dogs of the world with healthy dog snacks, we strive to make every part of the pet parenting process a little easier – and we’re passionate about animal well-being. If you’re considering getting a dog for … Continued

Summer Activities To Do With Your Dog At Betsy Farms, we’re proud to craft delicious, healthy dog treats from wholesome ingredients sourced right here in the USA. But in addition to making tails wag all over the country with our healthy dog snacks, we also strive to be a resource for every part of owning … Continued

So – your pregnant pooch finally gave birth and produced a litter of adorable, tiny new pups. We’re sure she’s proud and you’re beyond excited, but it’s also important to be careful. Newborn pups are vulnerable creatures, and you’ll need to take good care of them to keep them healthy and safe in the beginning. … Continued

How to Ease Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety We all love the affection of our four-legged friends, but sometimes, this has a dark side: they can’t stand it when we’re away. Separation anxiety in dogs is common, especially in the period after first bringing them home. Separation anxiety may cause dogs to bark incessantly, chew up … Continued

How To Keep Your Older Dog Healthy & Happy At Betsy Farms, we’re proud to create healthy dog treats from delicious, all-natural ingredients. We do this because we believe dogs everywhere deserve tasty dog snacks that support their health and lifestyle – but as any dog owner knows, properly caring for a pet involves much … Continued

8 Best Dog Breeds For Families With Kids At Betsy Farms, we’re proud to make healthy dog treats from all-natural ingredients sourced right here in the USA. But in addition to providing beloved dog snacks, we strive to be a resource for every aspect of owning and caring for a dog. If you’re a family … Continued

Getting a dog is an exciting time. You’re bringing a new member of the family into your home, and you’re in for many years of love, laughs, and plenty of doggy kisses. But for first-time dog owners, it can also be a challenge. Caring for a dog is a skill in and of itself, and … Continued

Foods That Are Safe to Share with Your Dog A dog that’s mastered the use of puppy dog eyes when begging for food can be difficult to ignore. After all, what’s the harm that one little bite of human food can do? Unfortunately, though, while it may seem innocuous, giving a dog human food can … Continued

Choosing The Right Veterinarian For Your Dog At Betsy Farms, our mission is to help dogs everywhere lead healthier, happier lives by creating the most wholesome, healthy, and delicious dog treats that money can buy. But while dogs may think that the world revolves around treats, any pet owner knows that even more important to … Continued

While some of us are born lucky enough to be immune to plant particles and pollen, the vast majority of people will experience the itchy, uncomfortable, sneeze-laden reality of seasonal allergies at some point in their lifetime. But for pet owners, this begs the question: can dogs get allergies too? At Betsy Farms, we’re proud … Continued

Common Fears & Phobias At Betsy Farms, we’re proud to create healthy, irresistible dog treats made from high-quality ingredients, helping you support the health of your furry friend. But in addition to making healthy dog jerky and dog treats, our mission is to help make every part of taking care of a dog easier. While … Continued

If you’re diligent about taking your furry friend to the vet for regular check-ups, you’ve already heard about how important it is to take care of a dog’s oral hygiene. Dental care for dogs is just as big a part of dog health as your own dental care is a part of your own health. … Continued

How to Know If Your Dog Is Sick Most pet parents know their dogs well enough to notice when something has changed. However, it can be hard to tell whether your dog merely misses his friend next door, is bored with being inside all day or is just trying to make you feel sorry for … Continued

Is It Safe to Give My Dog Beef Jerky? There is an ongoing debate in the dog community about whether or not it is safe to give dogs beef jerky and other types of meat jerky. Some pet owners are very strict about not giving dogs table food. They rightly point out that the following … Continued

5 Holiday Activities To Do With Your Dog Christmas is just around the corner, and that means pet owners and dogs everywhere are getting excited to spend some quality time enjoying the holiday season. And what better way to warm your heart and your soul than spending quality time with your dog? At Betsy Farms, … Continued

Foods That Dogs Shouldn’t Eat The holidays are a special time that we spend with our families, and we all know that our dogs are a part of the family. Unfortunately, the holidays also are a time when foods that are dangerous for dogs, such as chocolate and nuts, are in abundance and easily accessible … Continued

Any pet owner knows you can’t believe every animal stereotype you hear. Our favorite fluffy ones all have their own distinct personality and traits. These five Instagram accounts show us one more mold can be broken: dogs and cats can get along. Check out these five friendships that remind us how much fun you can … Continued

Calling all Greyhound lovers (no, not the drink)! April is National Adopt-a-Greyhound Month! There is no time like the present to get out there and help a greyhound find his or her forever home. The reality is that many of these dogs are sent for adoption after their racing days are over. Sadly, many of … Continued

Spring has sprung and for some of us that could mean one thing…time to spruce up the place with some spring cleaning! As pet owners, all the dirt and grime that accumulates in the house during those dreary winter months has you feeling a little down and out. Understandably you could be holding off because … Continued

The backyard is the dog’s ultimate playground. Full of new scents, sounds, and plenty of things to dig those paws into…simply put, it is a dog’s oasis. With the warm weather approaching or having arrived (depending on where you live) we have to be sure that our backyard is ready for the hours that will … Continued

It’s almost Spring Break baby!  For those of us that plan on taking a little break from our hectic lives within the coming weeks, an exotic getaway to somewhere warm might be on the horizon, or perhaps you have no plan at all but to see where the open road takes you. Whatever the case may … Continued

The French Bulldog has graced our presence for many, many years and we couldn’t be happier about it. This bat-eared, wide eyed cutie has made a serious comeback and it is safe to say that every household could benefit from having a companion like the French Bulldog. Let’s learn more about the Frenchie and why … Continued

February 20th marks the unofficial holiday known as, “Love Your Pet Day.” In honor of this holiday we thought we would share with you the top ten reasons why we absolutely love our dogs. So here it is! They Are a Cure-all to a Stressful Day I am not sure what helps a stressful day … Continued

It is easy to see why the Labrador retriever takes the number one spot for the most popular dog breed. It’s not only extremely cute, but its temperament is hard not to like. These dogs love just about everyone and are guaranteed to put a big smile on anyone’s face. Let’s check out some more … Continued

If you haven’t already heard of Flyball, you need to know what you have been missing. Flyball is a fun and challenging sport that all doggies can participate in. If you find that your pup gets a bit bored with the monotonous fetch and play, but loves tennis balls and the occasional run, Flyball is … Continued

The New Year is just around the corner, and this may be the year you decide to finally get a dog. Dogs are a man’s best friend but don’t be fooled; they are also a lot of work. There are several things to consider, think about, and prepare for before you bring your little one … Continued

Aside from the occasional looks of anguish on these dogs’ faces, we see no reason why the furriest member of the family can’t partake in the holiday festivities with an outfit all their own! We scoured the web and found some of the cutest and most reluctant participants in the yuletide dress up shenanigans. Here … Continued

What’s not to love about a weenie dog? The Dachshund’s long body, short little legs, and ears that flap in the breeze all add up to one cute canine. And then there’s the longhaired Dachshund, which is just as cute but even fuzzier. Dachshunds are lovable companions that are sure to steal your heart. Why … Continued

Pugs are unlike most breeds. For being small, they have huge personalities, and how can you look past those adorable wrinkles and that curly-cue tail? For obvious reasons we love the pug and others do too. This breed sure knows how to charm the pants off anyone. The Many Names of the Pug Let’s start … Continued

We thought we would bring a little luck of the Irish your way and give you the lowdown on one of the most beautiful and spunky dogs–the Irish Setter! Find out more about this stunning breed. We promise you’ll fall in love with them, just like we did. Origin of the Irish Setter If you … Continued

We are right on the tail of the holiday season, and for some this could mean that a trip is in the near future. Whether it’s by plane, train, or automobile, the holiday season marks one of the busiest times of year to travel. For many, a trip wouldn’t be the same without bringing our … Continued

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Well not quite, but the countdown has officially begun. Only a few more weeks until the big guy in the red suit comes to town. Bring on the Christmas tunes, cheesy holiday decorations, and spiked eggnog. Tis’ the season to also start thinking about all the goodies … Continued

Halloween is a time of year filled with fun and whimsy. It’s the perfect time of year to have some fun with your pooch, too. What could be more wholesome good fun than a Halloween costume pun? These dogs prove the answer to that question is absolutely nothing.   Chia Pet   A photo posted … Continued

Ever watch one of those heartwarming animal movies with the talking dog and think “man, I wish my dog could learn that”? Who hasn’t? Indulge us in a little fantasy thinking right now as we imagine 4 tricks we wish our dogs could learn. Someday… Take Out The Trash Forget nagging the kids to do … Continued

How many tricks or commands does your dog know? Sure “fetch” is great and “roll over” is adorable for Instagram videos, but there are some tricks every dog really should know. These aren’t just tricks, but essential tools that need to be in every pup’s repertoire to keep him safe in everyday situations. The next … Continued

Here at Betsy Farms, we’re pretty upfront about our treats. We like to put all of the good, tasty things into our treats and none of the horrible, unsafe things. There’s no trick to our treats–they’re just good ingredients for a good tasting snack for your dog. A Lineup To Get Excited About We know … Continued

Whip out the flannel, fall is in the air! As the hot summer days come to an end, we get excited for what’s ahead: pumpkins, changing leaves, holidays, and definitely the cooler temperatures. For our pets, it’s also a time of relief. After all those hot months, our dogs finally can run free without the … Continued

The Rottweiler is a much-beloved dog in the United States, ranking in the top 10 on the AKC’s popularity charts. As such a popular dog, it’s pretty hard to find someone who hasn’t at least had the pleasure of meeting one of these great dogs. They are even the pet of choice for actor Will … Continued

Do we really need an excuse to have a dog? Nope! They bring excitement and fulfillment to our lives–who doesn’t enjoy that? A day without dogs would just be plain boring. Roger Caras said it best when he stated, “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” It makes sense that … Continued

The friendly English Bulldog has a way of stealing our hearts. It could be its wrinkles and pudgy face or its loveable personality. The Bulldog is known for being the most famous canine mascot for countless sports teams, military institutions, universities and schools and according to the AKC is the 4th most popular breed in … Continued

You did it. You finally made the decision to adopt a new dog to love and accept into your family. You start to scour the local shelters and adoption centers in the hopes you will see your new bundle of joy and just know that this is the one. Now chances are, most of you … Continued

You sit down to a meal and are about to dig in when you hear a heavy sigh or a slight whimper. Or maybe it’s a little nudge in the elbow. Sometimes it’s just a look. We’ve all been there, ready to eat when suddenly someone is feeling left out. It’s so tempting to share … Continued

Few dogs make such an impression on us as Poodles do. This ancient breed is one of the most recognizable dog breeds, and also one of the most versatile. Get to know the Poodle, and you’re sure to be hooked. 6 Cool Poodle Facts The Poodle is An Ancient Breed Believe it or not, Poodles … Continued

Is there any relationship purer than between a kid and their dog? We don’t think so. There are a number of things we can do to help cultivate that bond between kids and their dogs. Activities kids and dogs do together benefit both of them. It’s good exercise, and it’s good fun. Here are some … Continued

Whether you call this dog the Siberian Husky, Husky, or Sibe, this breed is sure to bring lots of energy and love to any home. Its power and endurance alone are enough to impress even the most adamant cat lovers out there. What’s more is that it has captured the attention of many with its … Continued

What is black, white, and has spots all over? The Dalmatian, of course! This unique-looking breed is distinguished, smart, athletic, and not to mention the breakout star of the Disney classic, 101 Dalmatians. One of the most recognized breeds in the dog world for its dashing good looks, the Dalmatian became the mascot for firehouses … Continued

Summer means spending a lot of time outdoors and soaking in those rays–but the dangers that can also come with the sweltering heat are something to be aware of for yourself and your pup too. If you’re not careful, the summertime can have many repercussions for your dog’s wellbeing. That is why we have provided … Continued

Summer means that it is time to start planning that next vacation. Whether it is traveling the open road, flying cross-country to your favorite destination, or just visiting a quaint little town a few hours away—a vacation is always better when you can have your precious pets along for the ride. When we travel the … Continued

The Australian Shepherd is the ideal herding dog. This breed is smart, adventurous, and extremely hard working. It is also a great family dog and very playful! With its beautiful coat and eyes, it is easy to see why the Aussie is adored by so many, and what’s not to love? They are the epitome … Continued

With summer upon us, it’s no surprise that most of us try to take advantage of these beautiful days by heading to the beach, splashing in the pool, or playing at the lake.  And, of course, we love to bring our beloved pets along for the adventure so they too can enjoy a little fun … Continued

The Chihuahua might be small, but this toy breed comes with a big personality and a tenacity that far outweighs many of the big dogs. We all have come to recognize the Chihuahua as the one and only “Yo Quiero Taco Bell” dog, but the fame doesn’t stop there. This dog has starred in a … Continued

Standing out from the pack isn’t always easy, but the Yorkshire Terrier has it down to a science. It’s easy to see why the Yorkie tops the charts as the sixth most popular breed. With its long luscious locks, cute little top-knot, and fluffy face, the Yorkie captures attention wherever it goes. This little bundle … Continued

What pet lover doesn’t love to get smooches from their pup? If you’re a dog owner (and maybe even if you aren’t), you have probably heard the myth that dogs have cleaner mouths than humans. Dogs tend to dig their noses into everything, whether it is the garbage can or the toilet bowl.  Could they … Continued

As pet owners, we will do anything to ensure that our dogs are healthy and safe. However, the cost of pet care continues to grow, making it much harder to budget for surprise vet bills. Veterinary charges are one of the major costs a dog owner will have to deal with, but it doesn’t have … Continued

Since the 1980s, significant advances have been made in the field of animal assisted therapy. These days, there are many organized therapy dog groups providing educational materials to volunteers. Breeds and individual dogs are screened for training by these organizations, and even insurance can be provided for those willing to enroll their canine companion in … Continued

Finding a new canine best friend can be a challenge, but well worth it of course! Our dogs bring joy, comfort, unconditional love, and protection to our busy schedules and hectic lives. Taking the time to research what type of dog is best for you or your family will make the decision much easier.  Fortunately, … Continued

Looking around in the “mid-size” section for your next canine companion? If the traits you are looking for include: experienced, loyal, high-energy, and fun-loving—the Boxer just might be for you. The Origin of Boxers The AKC recognized the Boxer as an official breed in 1904, making it (believe it or not) a relative newcomer as … Continued

Having a beautiful, green, lush lawn is a labor of love. It is also something many of us are very proud of, but let’s be honest, sometimes it can be downright frustrating. For most, it takes a lot of work to make it perfect. From mowing to watering, growing to trimming—the list goes on and … Continued

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, which helps promote and raise awareness for the first aid and safety of pets during a crisis or emergency. The American Red Cross aims to educate pet owners with preparedness tips and tools to better handle an emergency with their pets. As pet parents, we know that … Continued

As dog lovers, we would do anything to keep our pets happy and healthy for their entire lives. Whether it’s with nutritious diets, healthy dog treats, or regular wellness visits to the vet—pet parents often feel that keeping pets healthy is expensive. When you factor in prescriptions for preventative care and medical treatment, the cost … Continued

There are not many other dog breeds that garner as much notoriety as the American Pit Bull Terrier. Whether it is good or bad, myth or fact, these dogs grab extra attention wherever they go. While education and outreach has helped the American Pit Bull build a better reputation in recent years, there are still … Continued

Spring is around the corner and most of us are starting to daydream of warm days outside in our backyards, planting our new gardens, and seeing springtime gardens bloom. The backyard and garden of your home can be a little slice of heaven for you, as well as your dogs and other pets. Of course, … Continued

Variety is the spice of life! While some of us are dog people, and others may be cat people, many of us love all kinds of pets—dogs, cats, even bunnies! Having pets all living in harmony instead of fighting like cats and dogs can also be a challenge. Our expert veterinarian, Dr. Kristin Andrews, offers … Continued

Everyone knows the tried and true expression, “work like a dog.” It may seem contradictory when we look at our own furry family members’ happy life of leisure, but there are many of our canine friends who happily put in many hours of work every day. Working dogs put in a full day’s work just … Continued

Betsy Farms Love Your Pet Valentine’s Day Infographic In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked the Betsy Farms community how much they loved their pets. The results? They may surprise you! Turns out, Valentine’s Day is all about the puppy love. Take a look at the full results on our infographic below to see how … Continued

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. While you have (hopefully) already planned out your special night of romance with your other half, there is also a Valentine you may have missed. Your furry family members are loved and cherished so they deserve to have a special Valentine’s Day too, right? Don’t worry, we’ve got … Continued

National Walk Your Dog Month is in January, but that is no reason to not make your daily dog walks important every month of the year. Trying to find the motivation to get into the habit of daily dog walking can be difficult. But, it is worth it! Our expert veterinarian, Dr. Kristen Andrews, shows … Continued

Last year’s reports that hundreds of pet deaths and thousands of pet illnesses attributed to unsafe jerky treats sparked a newfound fear in the safety of dog treats imported from China. This prompted a flurry of recalls and major retailers moved to ban treats from China. In fact, Petco has now stopped the sale of … Continued

There are many reasons why a family decides that it’s time for a new pet, but finding the dog that will soon become an important member of your family includes important research. Deciding which dog breed is the right fit is a big part of the process. While there are many dog breeds to choose … Continued

People are not the only ones who make New Year’s resolutions. It is a new year, and that means a new opportunity to make some New Year’s resolutions for your pets. Here are the best New Year’s resolutions you can make for your precious pups. If Fido could talk, he would definitely approve! Pet-Friendly New … Continued

Will you be getting a new puppy this holiday season? If you are, we want you to be prepared for your new family member when they arrive! Expert veterinarian, Dr. Kristen Andrews, has put together a checklist of some of the items you’ll need for your new puppy to feel right at home. Here are … Continued

With Christmas around the corner and the holiday season in full swing, many of us are busy gearing up for quality time with family, friends, and our beloved pets (of course). As you prepare for holiday merriment and gift giving for your loved ones, be sure to check Christmas gifts for dogs off your list. … Continued

Between the polar vortex, lake effect, and winter season upon us, people are preparing for a snowy few months ahead. As you prepare your wardrobe, your activities, and your kids for fun in winter wonderland, keep in mind that furry family members also need to have fun in the winter snow. Most canines can’t resist … Continued

Thanksgiving is almost here and with it comes annual holiday traditions like eating turkey, watching football, and getting some much-needed family time. Sitting around the table for Thanksgiving dinner, many families discuss what they have to be thankful for over the past year. While many things may make your list, it’s important to remember to … Continued

When it comes to rewarding your dog, it’s important to find dog treats that are tasty and healthy. Dog treats can be used for a variety of purposes such as positive reinforcement for good behavior, training your pup to become housebroken or learn new tricks, and even just to give your dog the appreciation they … Continued

Veterans Day is a holiday where the nation recognizes the hard work and sacrifice our soldiers give when defending the country. It’s obvious that families significantly miss their loved ones when they are abroad. It should also be no surprise that family pets miss their owners just as much (if not even more). This Veterans … Continued

When thinking of adding a four-legged addition to your family it’s important to consider all options, including adoption. Whether your family needs a new guard dog, snuggle buddy, watchdog, or hunting companion, you can find exactly the type of canine you need amidst the millions of shelter dogs just waiting for the chance to become … Continued

Halloween can be one of the most enjoyable holidays to share with pets. We all want to include the furry family members in the holiday, but it is important to make sure our pets stay safe too!  We called upon an expert veterinarian, Dr. Kristin Andrews, to share her tips to know that can keep … Continued

From Hollywood stardom to bestselling books, there are only a handful of dogs who have risen to the top of celebrity ranks more than most of their human friends are able to do. We are not talking about simple popularity or quick glimpses of the limelight. These famous pups have long resumes, world renowned projects, and … Continued

Pets may find each flavor delicious. You may love the high quality treats at affordable prices. But, there are some things you may not know about Betsy Farms Jerky Recipe treats for dogs and what makes our healthy treats unique. Here are four facts about Betsy Farms dog treats you may not know:   Our … Continued

Winter is coming and with the changes in weather your four-legged family member will need help preparing for the upcoming months. Although autumn and winter bring about exciting holiday and family fun, all families need to be aware of how colder weather and holiday accessories may affect your puppy’s happiness and health. Betsy Farm’s following … Continued

It’s that time of the year again. The new school year has the kids back in class and the house eerily quiet—summer is officially over. Now, the children aren’t the only ones who get back-to-school blues. The family pets, used to months of constant play with their best buddies, can get upset when all that … Continued

As pet parents, we are often confused about whether or not pet treats are healthy for our furry family, and safe to use as part of their diet. Treats for dogs can absolutely be a healthy and safe addition to your pet’s diet as long as the right treats are used and they are used … Continued

Training new puppies and family dogs can feel overwhelming at times. However, it is not as difficult as you may think. Pets are quite simple in their learned behavior and, as pack animals, they aim to please their owners — the leaders of the pack. Using healthy dog treats can be an invaluable tool for … Continued

The 4th of July is just around the corner and summer storm season is upon us. Both of these come, not only with fun and excitement, but also a lot of noise. While people usually enjoy fireworks and get a thrill out of storms, our dogs tend to stress out, develop anxiety, and get fearful … Continued

Summer is upon us and you know what that means – blissful summer nights, warm sunny days, and a lot of time spent outdoors. While our favorite time of the year is bound to be full of fun, sun, and a lot of play time with our pets, it is important to remember to keep … Continued

New Line of High-Quality Dog Treats with American Raised Poultry, Offers Pet Owners Peace-of-Mind EAGLE, Idaho (October 30, 2013)—Betsy Farms, makers of quality snacks for dogs, today announced the launch of a signature line of tasty jerky recipe treats that are not only made in the U.S.A, but also only use real chicken, turkey and … Continued

We know your pets are like family. Because of that, Betsy Farms jerky treats are made in America with lots of love and care, as if we were making them for our own families. Recently there has been a lot of concern over dog jerky treats. Links between jerky made overseas and death or sickness … Continued

Michelle Fern talks to veterinarian Dr. Liz Hanson about the recent news about the dangers of Jerky treats for dogs.  As you may know, this is an ongoing crisis, as the FDA still does not know why dogs are getting sick/dying.  Dr. Liz Hanson is an expert in offering tips for pet owners on a number of subjects.  … Continued

New Line of High-Quality Dog Treats with American Raised Poultry, Offers Pet Owners Peace-of-Mind EAGLE, Idaho —Betsy Farms, makers of quality snacks for dogs, today announced the launch of a signature line of tasty jerky recipe treats that are not only made in the U.S.A, but also only use real chicken, turkey and duck raised in America. Since … Continued