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It wasn’t people food she wanted, it was tastier kibble!
May 21, 2016
I wanted to share my good experience with both your product and your customer service. I wanted to switch my dogs from a high-quality hi protein grain free kibble (from another manufacturer) to one that was a little lower in protein, and included some quality carbs. I heard good things about Canidae All Life Stages (ALS) from the kind woman in Texas who rescued and fostered our older dog. So I tried it, and took a slow approach in the transition. However my dogs were having loose and more frequent stools on ALS. Nothing crazy, but not great either.
I contacted Beth in customer service, who offered advice and ideas for handling the transition. She also noted that ALS is a bit higher in calories per cup as well as fiber compared our previous brand. With that in mind, I reduced the feeding amounts, and continued to move slowly with the transition. Voila! It worked. Both doggies are digesting nicely now. Most importantly, they LOVE LOVE LOVE the taste of ALS. My older girl would frequently walk away from her bowl of grain free kibble. I thought she was holding out for people food. Now she cannot wait to eat twice a day!! It wasn’t people food she wanted, it was tastier kibble! She cannot wait to eat, and finishes her bowl quickly. Same with our other pooch. They go back to lick the empty bowls over and over. Happy dogs, happy mom!
Just wanted to take a moment to praise you and the quality of your products!
My dogs are now getting up in years, and have been very healthy their whole lives.
May 14, 2016
I have fed Canidae, from 2004 and never had a problem on this food, no dry skin, no soft poops. My dogs are now getting up in years, and all are cancer free and have been very healthy their whole lives. I do Conformation, so a healthy coat, bright healthy eyes do wonders for the ring. I also do weight pull, local carting events for children and the local libraries, so a sound dog given proper nutrition to stay in great form is also important. Thank you Canidae!
They love their food again and the GI issues are gone
May 11, 2016
Four years ago when we first got our Great Danes, Maximus and Spartcus (aka Max and Sparty), we immediately started using Canidae All Stages Formula. From our research and speaking with other Great Dane owners, this was the best choice for our soon-to-be “big boys”. When we added another big boy, Bentley (a rescued pit bull mix), about 2 years ago, we began looking for cheaper options due to the amount of food that they were going through each week.
Big mistake! Over 4 – 5 months of using a different, cheaper brand that was highly recommended, our pups coats became duller; they all seemed less interested in their food and lost weight; Sparty began having GI issues, including diarrhea and small amounts of blood in his stool. We thought something was horribly wrong with our dogs; it was not until the 3rd or 4th trip to the vet, though, that we connected the change in our dogs with the change in their diets.
We immediately switched back to Canidae, and are so glad we did! They love their food again, the GI issues are gone, and we are constantly getting compliments on how shiny their coats look. The cheaper brand was not worth the cost, stress on our dogs, stress on us, or additional time requirements (cleaning up accidents, going to vet, etc.). Thank you Canidae for making such a wonderful product!
-Brian and Camri D.
Canidae actually cares about their products and consumers.
May 11, 2016
It’s been a few weeks now with the new food and both my dogs have never been better. No scratching, glossy coats, and they eat real well. Thanks again for letting me try your food again. My pups are happy and so am I. Good job!
I am totally happy with the food, the service and care you gave us. I felt like Canidae actually cares about their products and consumers.
Domino absolutely loves the grain free snap biscuits.
May 10, 2016
My blue heeler/catahoula cross – Domino – absolutely loves the grain free snap biscuits. All of them are a hit, but the salmon flavor gets her drooling and prancing, which always brings a smile to my face. She knows around 12+ tricks (learning more all the time), and will do all of them in succession just for one of these biscuits at the end. I consider that a sure fire sign that this is a great product. Thanks.
The switch in food for her has made a huge difference for her.
May 10, 2016
This is just a small thank you.
About a year ago my husband and I rescued a little, under weight, very sick, doberman puppy. We knew we would have a pile of medical bills, but we couldn’t leave her where she was. During all of her treatment to get her better, it was discovered that she had allergies. Not just sensitivity to certain foods, but made her sick, break out in bumps and gastrointestinal issues too.
Our vet suggested a costly allergy test. Without any hesitation we jumped at the chance to find out what was making our girl so miserable. After the results came back we of course eliminated anything in her diet that would cause problems.
Unfortunately, there was still something causing her problems and the only thing we could do was change her diet again. We have always had her on a quality food, but I was sure there was something in the food that was bothering her. The allergy test was great for some basic info, but somewhat limited on foods.
After many hours researching foods trying to find a limited ingredient list that didn’t contain things like milk, eggs, and carrots, some of her worst allergies, I came across your Pure line.
I called you and asked some tough questions. The wonderful lady I spoke with, I wish I could remember her name, answered all my questions. She could even tell me where your protein and fish oil were sourced from. She suggested we try the Pure Land food because of so few ingredients.
We made the switch, and I’m happy to say my girl, Roca is doing better! The switch in food for her has made a huge difference for her. Allergy bumps are few and far between now, she isn’t taking antihistamines every day anymore, and she seems so much happier without having to stop and itch all time. She feels better, has a few bumps, and the back end is working better too.
So again, I thank you. As a dog owner and professional dog trainer, and seeing the results in my own dog, I have no hesitation recommending your food to my clients and the rescue I work with. They are thrilled to hear that my questions were answered honestly and without any run around.
Thank you again for being such a great resource for my pets and my business,
We have found our home with Canidae.
I have noticed an extreme improvement in my animals.
May 4, 2016
I just want to say that I LOVE Canidae! I am an employee at Petco and I decided to try the food because I get a decent discount, I went from Pedigree and Purina, 2 cats and 1 dog, to Canidae grain free, and I have noticed an extreme improvement in my animals. Their coats are so soft and shiny, they have energy and they are so healthy, even my vet was impressed with their health!
I will continue to buy the food no matter what, the price is great the product is awesome! I have been and will continue to recommend all customers at Petco to the Canidae food brands! So thanks to you my babies are healthy and happy!
I know that your product is what is helping him grow and thrive.
April 28, 2016
First I want to say thank you for creating a food for all types of dogs. 8 months ago a small dog was giving to me because he was disabled. He was born without one eye and also has seizures. I went to Petco in Chubbuck, Idaho and ask them to recommend a puppy food with a high fat content and they recommend CANIDAE puppy.
He is thriving and has even amazed our Vet. Know one thought he would make it pass 1 month. But he has proved them all wrong. To me and my family he is just like a small child that just needs a chance to live and with your product he has. I spend $60 if not more to buy his food, because I know that your product is what is helping him grow and thrive.
So I just wanted you to know that my family and PEANUT love you product, because he loves every flavor you make.
She loves Canidae Grain Free Pure and it helped with the allergic reaction she was having
April 25, 2016
I’ve been feeding my dog the Canidae Grain Free Pure dry formulas for a year and a half now. She loves it, and it helped with the allergic reaction she was having to the food I had her on previously. I just discovered that you now have treats, which is GREAT! She loves them too by the way, thank you for making such wonderful food and treats for our pets.
P.S. I just started working for a well known pet store, and can personally tell you that I have switched and sold your food to about 5 people because of my testament about your product.
Thank you, your food has been a Godsend for my allergy prone pups.
April 19, 2016
I have 2 Chihuahuas, 2 Great Danes. 3 of them have allergies. I got my first Dane puppy and had issues with loose BMs with every food that I tried over an 8 month period. The last one we tried before Canidae affected all of them almost immediately. They all started having dry, course fur that was shedding constantly in addition to the GI issues. Bad gas, burps and loose stools. When I changed to Canidae pure (Bison) within 2 days their fur was back to soft and shiny, and lo and behold, my Dane pup that I had tried on many other foods suddenly had almost no gas/burps and normal stool.
So 3 allergic animals who suddenly stop itching, 4 animals that had less gurgly tummies and look beautiful. I highly recommend this food. I have one picky eater and she literally does a little tap dance waiting to get her food. I want to know I’m feeding them healthily and with the best food available. Thank you Canidae, for the great quality food!