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Look at these adorable Labradors!
Chelsea is the mother of these little three week old rascals, and Chance is the father. I have been feeding CANIDAE since November and I am very pleased. The proof is in the picture. I like the fact that CANIDAE makes my dogs coats glisten. I tried to save a few dollars by putting the father on the cheap stuff, but he lost his hair, never again. Its CANIDAE for all my dogs.
Alta Loma, CA
Thank you CANIDAE for your help in this dog’s weight loss journey
2/24/12 – Ruby and Hannah went into rescue through a humane society in Oregon 1 year ago this month. Ruby weighed a whopping 40lbs. I was completely shocked when I first saw her. I then realized although she didn’t appear to be physically abused, she was obviously abused in a whole different way. Nobody had monitored her food intake and she was slowly suffocating due to obesity. She was literally too fat to walk. She had a very hoarse cough and could only walk a few feet without being completely out of breath. She was very uncomfortable. After having her for a week, I realized her quality of life was worse than Hope who we had recently sent to the bridge with CHF. I actually took her to my vet to be euthanized. My vet agreed that her quality of life was poor but encouraged me to try a diet. Although painful to watch, Ruby continued to live in misery. The vet stressed to me many times how important it was to taper her food down gradually so it wouldn’t be a shock to her system. Ruby had a guardian angel looking over her shoulder. Being a cavalier, her chances of living to 10.5 yrs old without a heart murmur was slim. Being so obese, it was a complete miracle that she had a healthy heart. We started on this weight loss journey last February. It was a long struggle for her. We came up with many creative snacks and things to keep her mind off of food. Here she is on the day we brought her home.
As you can see, she outweighed her sister by 22lbs. Feeling bones and looking at their height, it was obvious they should have been close to the same size. Hannah was at ideal weight. Each month we took her in to get weighed, and although sometimes I was disappointed in her weight loss, I noticed how much her life was changing daily. As the weight came off, I watched a whole new dog emerge. She realized she was able to do more and more and boy did she take advantage of it.
Today I am proud to say Ruby weighs 19lbs. We fed her CANIDAE PLATINUM for senior and overweight dogs. I was so pleased to find a food that fit all of her needs. Thank you, Canidae, for your help in this dog’s weight loss journey. It has truly saved her life.
Hey there, CANIDAE!!!
I am a graduate of Cornell University, and I currently teach dog training classes, and work PT as a veterinary assistant – yes, because of my love of dogs. I am also one of those people that care immensely about what my dogs eat.
I have always fed my dogs (currently 3 Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs and a Chihuahua named “Dot-Com”) Wysong for many years, but search for the dogfood that I might be happier with. I have been mixing the Wysong with Innova the past 6 months, and while I am happy with it, the Innova is just too costly for over 400 pounds worth of dogs in this house… and Dot-Com turns her nose up at it to boot…
I recently read the Top Ten (dogfood) Picks article from last year’s Whole Dog Journal, and was immediately drawn to the ingredients list of CANIDAE. The write up on the product seemed to support exactly what I was looking for
in a food – one that would optimize the sheen on my Swissys’ black coats…as well as provide the probiotics that has kept me with Wysong, the digestive enzymes that I was looking for, the flax, the herbs, good Omega balance, reasonable protein levels… Wow, it was all there. The frosting on the cake was the reasonable price that would allow me to feed all my dogs one
Okay <sigh> for the first time in 20 years, I am switching the dogs in my home completely off Wysong, and over to CANIDAE! Not a step I would take lightly! In just a few weeks of mixing it with Wysong/Innova mix, I actually see a coat quality and shedding difference! Even though I was already feeding what my research led me to believe was the best dry foods available… Please, CANIDAE, don’t change a thing!!! I hope to switch to CANIDAE because of the tremendous quality…because of the tremendous price. Stay there, CANIDAE!!! I am impressed, and I don’t impress easily! REPEAT – DO NOT CHANGE A THING!
Gee, do you offer any sample, coupon, or informational programs? I see about 30-50 dogs per week in my obedience training classes…I’d like literature (and samples????) to pass along if this is something you offer. With your quality at that price, I bet I can do a good job promoting CANIDAE, and help out people that end up flooded by the number of foods out there right now.
Although I am finding this hard to believe, my basset Tess’s coat has improved dramatically after switching to your food just two weeks ago. Seems too soon for results like this, but I can’t attribute it to anything else.When I adopted her two and half years ago her coat was dull and ropey. After feeding her Hund-n-Flocken and derm caps for two years her coat improved, but the improvement in the past two weeks has been astounding. When are you going to put a likeness of Casey on your packaging? Bassets make great marketing mascots if you ask me! Thanks for making such a great product. Tess loves it, by the way. Of course, she’d rather eat people food, but she seems to relish CANIDAE far more than the H-n-F.
6 Weeks On CANIDAE and Her Coat Is Beautiful!!!
My Golden Retriever Roxy, was having a terrible time fighting Giarrardia and not in good condition. I couldn’t get her to gain weight even after treatment. 6 weeks on CANIDAE and her coat is beautiful and her body condition great! she will go back in the ring in two weeks and I hope for the win.
Thank you for a wonderful product.
I have a Chow/Golden Retriever dog that has been bothered by skin allergies since I received her at 6 weeks of age. In the past year, after several dog foods and lots of vet visits, your brand of dog food was recommended. I bought a 20# bag a week ago and can already see an improvement. She is no longer scratching and chewing on herself. I will continue to use your product for her and thanks for producing a dog food that she had tolerate.
We were introduced to your dog food in January 2000 when we purchased our Great Dane. With this particular breed you must be careful what you feed them. We have had several breeds of dogs over the years (we usually have no less than 2 – 3 in the house at once) and we have tried a multitude of dog food diets. Well….we are sticking with CANIDAE! In all our years of owning, breeding and showing dogs, not once were we 100% satisfied with a dog food – UNTIL NOW. I will never use anything else but CANIDAE for our dogs and I recommend it to every dog owner I know. In fact, I have given several large “ziplock” bags away to family and friends who have dogs (I even sent some by mail). They have all switched! The coat problems that they were encountering have disappeared, the dogs produce much less stool (a bonus come clean up hour) and the dogs love the taste. Our dogs have their dishes cleaned up within 2 minutes! Thank you for developing such a superior product.
The difference in his coat is so drastic
I first found out about CANIDAE a few months ago from your web site. When I seen the list holistic ingredients and all the additional supplements for skin and coat and digestive enzymes, I immediately emailed you to find out when and if this food will ever be available in my area. After a few months, I got the email informing me that it is now available in my area (Eastern Ontario – Canada). So with out hesitation I switched my dog (a purebred German Shepherd male) to CANIDAE from another super premium food. My dog has been on CANIDAE for three weeks and even in that short of a time, the difference in his coat is so drastic that unless I seen it with my own eyes, I would not believe it was possible to have that kind of improvement in a short time. I can hardly wait to see the difference in a couple of months. Its not just his coat. His overall appearance and energy level has improved and he loves the taste.
Thanks for a truly remarkable dog food and for offering it at a reasonable price compared to some other holistic type dog foods. I will be recommending CANIDAE to as many people as I can. That should not be hard to do. I have already had people ask me what I feed him after they have remarked on the excellent condition of his coat.
Thank you for a great product
I just had to comment on your excellent food.
My shetland sheepdog puppy, Sparky, was getting flaky skin and a dry coat. I’m familiar with the effects of diet on outside health, and knew I had to change something. I was also tired of mixing in an extra supplement, that cost a bundle.
Then, CANIDAE was recommended, and I checked out your web site. Your food has EVERYTHING I’ve wanted in a dog food, plus I simply adore the fact that all the ingredients are human-grade. I didn’t like the idea of feeding my dogs sub-quality meats, or food made water “sufficient for processing”. These animals are my friends, why would I want to feed them something I wouldn’t even dream of eating myself?
Well, within two weeks of starting my pup on CANIDAE, I’m sold. His coat simply glistens, and his skin is wonderfully pink and healthy. His coat has grown in more thick, and much softer. His stools are regular, small, and firm. He’s just the picture of health. I was so impressed, that I decided to switch my other two dogs, a miniature and a toy poodle, to CANIDAE. Paco, our miniature, especially could benefit. He has suffered from hot spots and skin problems for years. His coat around his stomach, and on his rump, is permanently (until fresh coat grows in, without the licking) dyed a reddish brown, from the saliva and constant licking. He seems better, and he’s only really been on it for a few weeks. He munches the kibble right up (previously he was fed only canned food his whole life) and this is the only kibble that our toy poodle will even start to eat. I’m just totally impressed, and recommend your food to anyone who asks.
It’s so hard to find decent food for my dogs nowadays; Don’t change a thing! And thank you for a great product.
I have owned and bred Bernese Mountain Dogs for years. Two months ago, a fellow breeder recently introduced me to CANIDAE. She knew I had been cooking for my dogs because I didn’t think they were getting the proper nutrients from their commercial food. With CANIDAE, I don’t need to add anything. One of my dogs is a six-year-old spayed Berner who has always had a rather dry coat. With CANIDAE, her coat has now developed a lustrous sheen. When I walk my dogs, neighbors stop me and ask what I feed them.
Thanks so much
My dogs have had amazing results from eating CANIDAE Dog Food.
About a year ago, I noticed that my two GSDs (Sarah and Beatrice) were itchy, and that Sarah’s coat was not what I thought it should be… rough, brittle and dry. I decided to change our dog food. I saw an article in the Whole Dog Journal that listed what they thought were the top 10 dog foods, and called the top five or six companies on the list, asking for samples. I received three or four samples, and I put them down in front of my dogs. Both immediately went for the CANIDAE, so I figured it was a good bet. We switched.
This winter, Sarah has the most MAGNIFICENT coat you could want for a girl. Beatrice has never been a slouch in the coat department, and she looks as wonderful as she ever has, but without any itchiness. Neither girl scratches any more.
For the past six months, I have been fostering dogs for San Francisco Bay Area German Shepherd Rescue (www.SFGSRescue.org). In late December, I was asked to foster Xury, an 18-24 month old female who had been hit by a car a couple of weeks earlier. She was malnourished, mangy, and in pain from a broken femur, but with the most beautiful personality you would want in a dog. I said absolutely yes. She was pulled from the shelter by a couple who kept her for a few days until the vet could take care of her leg (this of course happened over the New Year.) When they bathed her, her fur broke off due to its horrible condition. She was in a very sorry state.
The vet operated on her leg, and set the femur, and she came home with me. The couple who had her between the shelter and the vet told me she was a picky eater, and all they could find that she would eat was Pedigree canned food on Waverly Wafers. I was prepared to cook for this dog, because I figured that chicken and rice was infinitely better than Pedigree and crackers. I tried the CANIDAE first (hoping for the easy way out, not having to cook) and she LOVES it. She eats willingly and with gusto. I am feeding her the kibble only, since it has more calories per ounce than the kibble/canned mixture I feed my other dogs. Xury needs all the help she can get, calorie-wise.
Xury has been here for about a month now. Her fur is no longer breaking off, and it has a sheen to it (even the vet noticed the change on a return visit). She has gained 4 pounds, and her backbone and ribs are slowly receding. They had sharp edges on them when she came here. She is spunky, and active and full of mischief, and she still eats her CANIDAE willingly and with gusto. Her transformation to date has been amazing.
I was telling my trainer that I thought the CANIDAE had made this transformation possible, and she asked if I had told you yet. I hadn’t, but I HAVE told everybody that will listen.
I have just switched all of my dogs to your food
I have just switched all of my dogs to your food from one of the nationally known brands that I have used for the past 20 years. They had a formula change this past year, my dogs lost weight, I had immune problems I have never had, I lost puppies and then an entire litter of 7. What type of Breeders program do you have? I am planning on setting up a link to your site and referring my puppy buyers to your local distributor so they can purchase the food before they return home. I live in a rather remote area and have puppy buyers from all over North America and Europe.
Rose Croft Terriers
Cairns, Jacks & Glen of Imaal
Valley Springs, CA