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I could not be happier with the results of your recommendation to switch formulas to Pure
July 15, 2017
Our Labrador Retriever came from a rough start- breeder delivered Guido to us just shy of 8 weeks, covered in fleas, diagnosed with mange and giardia! We started him on the “best” Raleys had to offer for kibble but felt we needed to up his immunity and after lots of research I found Canidae. I loved their story of how the business was being run and now they are even taking the first steps to grow their own ingredients! We started with All Stages Puppy formula but that didn’t sit quite right with his digestive system. I called the company and Beth was so fantastic! She wanted to know his story to help me determine which kibble would work best. She sent express mail a huge bag of Grain Free Pure Limited Ingredient Puppy formula at NO cost!! Wow, you don’t get that kind of customer service very often! Beth then followed up over the course of about a month via email to ensure Guido and I were doing well on this formula. I also use a portion of his allotment as training treats and he is responding so well! We also like the Bakery Snacks– break them in half as reward for his instant recall to my whistle. I love Guido and I love Canidae!!
Guido is approaching his 6 month birthday and I could not be happier with the results of your recommendation to switch formulas to Pure. He is such an enthusiastic and smart puppy and it makes my heart so happy every time he poops such proper poops!! Ha Ha but you know I mean it. After such a rough start to life I am so rewarded to see his systems operating in a healthy manner.
His diarrhea and itchy ears has totally disappeared
July 10, 2017
This is a story of a pure breed plush coat white German Shepherd named Trigg (True and trusted one – Norwegian). Trigg was born in January 2015. He came to us very ill with Giardia. He suffered from chronic diarrhea even after testing negative for giardia. I tried everything on the market to stabilize his gut and tried many dog foods all of which proved to cause diarrhea and itching ears. I started a regimen of homemade food. Trigg also almost died on the surgery table when neutered in 2016. The Vet said he suffered an arrhythmia, but should resolve in time and not to worry. Then Trigg collapsed in May 2016 revealing a severe heart disorder and very high blood pressure requiring multiple holter monitor tests and 6 pills a day to keep him alive. The regimen of homemade food continued, but nothing helped his gut. I contacted Canidae customer service, Beth Goodwin. She listened to my plea to find a dog food that Trigg could tolerate and shipped samples of dog food directly to my door. I also contacted WSU Veterinary Hospital that recommended a GI panel be sent to Texas University. The lab proved Trigg’s gut bacteria is indeed compromised and a treatment of Tylosin was ordered as well as B12 shots as my homemade food and Trigg’s intolerance to vitamin supplements (itchy ears) created a huge B12 insufficiency. For 2 months Trigg has been on the Canidae Bison dog food and his diarrhea and itchy ears has totally disappeared. Trigg weighs in at 74 pounds and looks gorgeous. I am so grateful for Beth, in Canidae’s customer service, for hearing my cry for help. Thank you for your help and patience as Trigg and I navigated through this very difficult journey. I have my other two dogs, Shiloh 86 pounds and Leelannee 65 pounds, on Canidae’s Life Stages and they are doing great. I am very pleased with how over and beyond Canidae’s customer service went to help us.
Want to let you know what a great thing you did for my little dog
July 10, 2017
I can’t begin to tell you what a difference your Canidae Life Stages Chicken and Rice formula has made in my little dog. When we first met Nitchi at the Animal Shelter it was love at first sight! She had lots of sores and was scratching and biting herself like crazy. She couldn’t keep most of her food as she had a swallowing problem. She would eat and about 20 to 30 minutes later she would open her mouth and the food would just come right back out in the shape of her throat with no signs of any digestion. I searched and searched and finally found you guys… I bought the canned Life Stages Chicken & Rice formula and she loved it. She was 2 when I adopted her and is now 8. She has no problems with your food like all the others I tried… it took about a year to find you. She no longer has those problems of having this happen every time. In fact she rarely has it and she has learned to let me know if she is having problems and I massage her throat so this doesn’t happen. I did want to let you know what a great thing you did for my little dog and say thanks for making a great canned dog food.
I am AMAZED at the difference in my dogs.
July 7, 2017
I’m so excited to share my personal experience with this amazing company. We have 6 dogs in our pack, all different breeds, ages and activity levels. We have dogs with sensitive stomachs and digestive issues, skin sensitivities, one with mouth problems, and one who had to have surgery in order to enable her to eliminate waste. We have quite the motley crew and I needed one food that would be beneficial to the entire pack, including the special needs.
However, I also needed a pet food company that was in line with my own personal values: high quality, fresh ingredients (not frozen for weeks, months, even years as that is what is legally allowed), supportive of local and ethical farmers, and no feeding trials or animal testing. I also wanted a company that would stand behind their product and take the time to educate the public as this shows true integrity, dedication and passion in what they put out to the public. It was quite a list, but it is all so very important to me and I knew there had to be a company out there that had the same values. I spent weeks, maybe even months, researching and searching for this perfect company but always coming up disappointed. Until I found CANIDAE.
We have been using CANIDAE Life Stages now for several months and I am AMAZED at the difference in my dogs. Their coats are truly shinier and silkier than I’ve ever thought possible – including my wire hair schnauzer! There is considerably less shedding from my Sheppard mix, everyone’s breath is so much better, and the older ones have noticeably more active minds and an extra spring in their step! The entire pack is thriving on this food and it has even been noticed and commented on by our vet. I gush over the compliments like a mom over her babies! My pack is happier and healthier with brighter eyes and sharper minds and I owe it to the integrity, devotion, dedication and passion that go into every bag of food from this wonderful company.
I’m truly thankful for CANIDAE, and I’m very happy a family owned business can really outshine anything and everything else out there. With them I am able to bring home probably the highest quality pet food available, from people who are clearly passionate and dedicated about what they do.
From my pack to yours,
Thank You CANIDAE for what you do!!
My two dogs adore your Grain Free Bison food
July 3, 2017
I am writing to tell you how much my two dogs adore your Grain Free Bison food. I have tried many top brands before finally finding one they (really my little 10 year old yorkie) likes. I would love to try more of your amazing brands.
Thank you for an awesome product!
The Good Stuff!
June 21, 2017
Went to the vets for my Papillon’s check up and after Sunny passed with flying colors the vet asked what I had been feeding her. I replied that she gets Canidae. He said, “Oh, the good stuff”.
Sunny and I thank you.
He can finally enjoy being a dog again!
June 21, 2017
This is my dog Junior, he’s a giant German Shepard mix with lots of skin issues, the bigger the dog, more places to scratch!. He’s never ate bad food, just not the right food. I tried brand after brand before Canidae. I finally found your Pure Formula with the Salmon and I noticed a difference in my baby’s skin the very next week. We went from going to the vet every month for creams, shots, and tests. We found out he was highly allergic to chicken, turkey, and beef. So we started him on the salmon formula and have had nothing but success. His skin looks better and is finally healing, his ears are swollen, and we’ve taken him off all his anti itch medications and shampoos. He can finally enjoy being a dog again!
Thank you Canidae!
He devoured a big bowl of the duck flavored Canidae
June 20, 2017
My dog turned 18 months old this month on the 5th, he still acts like very much a puppy. He’s been on Canidae since he was 7 months old, replacing it with what I read was the best food for Bullmastiff, the article mentioned Canidae a very good food as well. I’m not exaggerating, the first time I bought the Canidae PURE Sky – duck flavored adult food to get him started in Canidae again now as an adult, I had a bowl of the original choice and was emptying the bag of Canidae into a bin and he kept smelling the bin so I threw the last bowl of the original choice out and he devoured a big bowl of the duck flavored Canidae. What took me by surprise is that he hadn’t eaten out of the bowl of the original choice before devouring the Canidae. He brought the bowl to me once to feed him, they’re smart yet independent minded.
I am so incredibly grateful this dog food has added years to Penny’s life
June 19, 2017
I cannot even begin to express how grateful I am for the CANIDAE Grain free weight management dog food! My yellow lab of 5 years is the sweetest little girl you will ever meet! Lover of tennis balls, swimming in mountain lakes, long hikes in the Spanish Peaks, and cuddling in the early morning hours; PennyLoo has her life back, thanks to this dog food! In one year Penny gained 20+ pounds; during that year I had switched her food from the CANIDAE life stages to the grain free organic Kirkland brand…biggest mistake of my life and threatening to Penny’s. During that year for the first time EVER Penny began to slow down while eating; anyone who has ever loved and cared for a lab understands the quick scarfing of every meal and when they don’t do that..well something seems a bit off. Thinking she was just aging and noting that her energy level was about the same, I thought nothing of it.
One year later Penny and I go in for her annual shots, the Vet says she is at risk to tear her ACL and that she was a middle-aged overweight lab 🙁 NO ONE wants to hear they are overweight and middle aged!!! That very night after the appointment Penny won’t even touch her food, this continued for a few days. I immediately questioned the dog food, made an emergency run to the local pet food store and purchased the CANIDAE grain free weight management formula. In a bag and a half worth of the CANIDAE Penny’s energy has sky-rocketed back to her usual self, she has released nearly 20lbs of doggy weight, and scarves her food once again!! Again, I am so incredibly grateful this dog food has added years to Penny’s life 🙂
I fed only Canidae to the 150 dogs that I have fostered
June 14, 2017
Fester was a stray Pekingese with bilateral eye and ear infections and head-to-toe fleabite dermatitis and yeast infection. Six months later, his coat was to the floor, shiny and luxurious, and all thanks to Canidae All Life Formula.
I run a small dog rescue organization and have fed only Canidae to the 150 dogs that I have fostered in recent years and have never had anything but total success and healthy, happy dogs! Thank you, Canidae!
His hair grew faster than anything I ever imagined.
June 14, 2017
Gucci is a full-grown 4-pound Pomeranian whose owners gave him up because he had Alopecia and black, leathery skin. Upon taking him in as a rescue, I transitioned him to Canidae All Life Formula and watched his hair grow faster than anything I would’ve ever imagined.
These pictures show his progress from day one to 6 1/2 months. Now, after a full year, Gucci still weighs 4 pounds but with all that hair, he’s the size of a basketball! He’s happy and healthy and bouncy and purely adorable, AND he doesn’t shed!
Thank you, Canidae!