The Finest Ingredients

Natural, Holistic Ingredients

An emphasis on quality ingredients.

All CANIDAE® and FELIDAE® products are proudly made in the United States of America using the highest quality U.S. ingredients. All formulations are produced in USDA, FDA, and AAFCO approved facilities. The nutritionally dense fresh meats and meals we use originate from USDA inspected meats processed in a human grade facility. Our high quality grains, vegetables and fruits are from human grade producers. All CANIDAE and FELIDAE dry goods, cans and treats are naturally preserved. All of our commodities have undergone stringent testing procedures prior to going into any of our products, assuring safety and freshness for both your pets and ours.

Beef

(fresh meat protein)

Free range from a Private Herd in the Midwestern USA, hormone and antibiotic free meat. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Beef Meal

(concentrated meat protein)

Free range from a Private Herd in the Midwestern USA, hormone and antibiotic free meat meal. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Bison

(fresh meat protein)

Pasture-raised in Montana and Wyoming, hormone and antibiotic free. Bison is a lean protein source that supplies optimal amino acids to the diet. Amino acids are building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function and healthy metabolism. Bison is a unique protein source that may be a good option for sensitive pets. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Chicken

(fresh protein)

Excellent lean protein source that provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function and healthy metabolism. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Chicken Meal

(concentrated protein)

Flesh tissue and skin, low ash, hormone free, antibiotic free meat meal. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Duck

(fresh protein)

Sourced from California, duck is a rich protein source that provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function and healthy metabolism. Duck is rich in iron, which is a mineral that is important for proper function of the red blood cells. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Turkey Meal

(concentrated protein)

Flesh tissue and skin, low ash, hormone free, antibiotic free meat meal. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Lamb Meat

(fresh meat protein)

Finest American lamb, hormone free, antibiotic free meat. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Lamb Meal

(concentrated meat protein)

Finest American lamb, hormone free, antibiotic free meat meal. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Salmon

(fresh protein)

Sustainably harvested in the Pacific Northwest, salmon not only provides an excellent supply of amino acids to the diet, it also provides essential fatty acids such as EPA and DHA. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Salmon Meal

(concentrated protein)

Wild caught Salmon from the cold waters off the Pacific Coast. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Fish Meal

(concentrated protein)

A unique blend of middle ocean swimming Herring and Menhaden Fish. Naturally preserved without the use of Ethoxyquin.

Brown Rice

(carbohydrate)

High quality brown rice contains a generous supply of B vitamins, plus calcium, phosphorus and iron.

White Rice

(carbohydrate)

One of the most digestible carbohydrate ingredients. Carbohydrates provide energy for all of the body’s vital functions. Excellent carbohydrate source for pets with sensitive digestive systems. Provides niacin, an important B vitamin, to the diet.

Rice Bran

(nutrient / fiber)

This is the outer layer of the brown rice and is rich in fat and fibre. The plant fat is a rich source of Omega-3, -6, and -9 Fatty Acids. Also a good blend of monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and saturated fats. Contains many natural antioxidants, including vitamin E, as well as an excellent source of potassium, magnesium and manganese. The fiber provided by rice bran is hypoallergenic and contains a blend of soluble and insoluble fibres, helping to promote ideal stool quality and good digestive health.

Oatmeal

(carbohydrate)

A complex carbohydrate providing slow burning fuel for all day energy. Provides dietary fibre, important for proper function of the digestive system. An important source of B vitamins. Promotes a healthy digestive tract and reduces the risk of cancers. Lowers blood cholesterol levels and aids in disease resistance.

Barley

(carbohydrate)

A complex carbohydrate source like oatmeal. A great source of dietary fibre. Provides protein to the diet as well, contributing 50% more protein than rice ingredients. A source of B vitamins as well as natural antioxidants. Antioxidants protect the health of the cells and are important for maintaining excellent overall health. Promotes a healthy digestive tract and reduces the risk of cancers. Lowers blood cholesterol levels and aids in disease resistance.

Peas

(carbohydrate / vegetable)

Provide carbohydrates, fibre and protein. Highly digestible and full of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant. Also provide B vitamins to the diet.

Potatoes

(carbohydrate / vegetable)

A highly digestible carbohydrate. Full of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant. Provide potassium to the diet, important for healthy muscles. Provide iron to the diet, important for the immune system and helping the body convert food to energy.

Potato Protein

(carbohydrate / vegetable / protein)

A low ash vegetable protein source that provides excellent levels of amino acids with lower levels of calcium and phosphorus. Helps to combat urinary tract crystallization.

Tomato Pomace

(fiber / nutrient)

A natural fibre source that provides the perfect blend of soluble and insoluble fiber for digestive health and optimal stool quality. Also a source of Lycopene and vitamin C, two antioxidant powerhouses.

Millet

(carbohydrate)

A protein rich grain, providing important amino acids such as Threonine and Lysine to the diet. A gluten free grain rich in B vitamins.

Chicken Fat

(animal fat)

Purified and Naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols and ascorbic acid. Contains Linoleic Acid (Omega-6). Essential fatty acid for healthy skin and coat.

Canola Oil

(vegetable oil)

A nutritious and safe natural plant source fat ingredient, naturally preserved, canola oil provides an excellent profile of Omega-9, Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids. Rich in oleic acid, linoleic acid and a beneficial source of Alpha-Linolenic acid. Fatty acids, when present in the proper balance, provide optimal nutrition for a healthy skin and coat, help control inflammation throughout the body, including the digestive system and the joints, and help support optimal cellular health.

Sunflower Oil

(vegetable oil)

Cold pressed, naturally preserved, a natural plant source fat ingredient, provides an excellent source of Omega-6 fatty acids. Sunflower oil produces a beautiful skin and coat, as well as visible sheen.

Eggs

(protein)

An excellent source of protein and contains all the essential Amino Acids.

Flaxseed Meal

(Plant source alpha-Linolenic acid)

This plant source of Omega-3 fatty acids helps enhance the coat’s sheen. Aids in the movement of food through the digestive tract. Flax nourishes and is soothing to the stomach and intestinal linings. Contributes to heart health.

Alfalfa

(nutrient)

Excellent natural source of trace minerals. Aids in healing allergies, stomach ailments and bad breath; cleanses the kidneys and removes poisons from the body; neutralizes acids; is an excellent blood purifier; improves the appetite and aids in the assimilation of protein, calcium and other nutrients.

Sage

(herb)

Strengthens the mind and concentrating abilities. Aids in healing skin sores and skin eruptions and removing dandruff. It has been employed mainly in disordered states of the digestion and for its savory usage.

Rosemary

(herb / natural antioxidant)

Is a stimulant of the circulatory system; treats bad breath; stimulates the hair bulbs to new growth. Employed for its savory usage.

Cranberries

(fruit / nutrient)

Prevent the spread of bacterial infections in kidneys and the urinary tract. Help prevent Cystitis.

Apples

(fruit / nutrient)

Rich in soluble fibre and help lower blood cholesterol levels and normalize blood sugar.

Kelp

(nutrient)

Rich in vitamins and contains 30 minerals, controls the thyroid and regulates the metabolism which aids in the digestion of foods and the burning of calories. Kelp aids with improved brain and nerve functions.

Taurine

(amino acid)

An amino acid derivative found in meat that shields the heart from harm. Studies show that Taurine may also benefit vision disorders, epilepsy, and gallstones. Plays an important part as a neurotransmitter, maintains the correct composition of bile and the solubility of cholesterol.

Yucca Schidigera Extract

(herb)

Used for its reduction of both breath and stool odor! A cleansing agent. Used by the Indians of the southwest for skin disorders, skin eruptions and helps avoid inflammation.

Psyllium

(fiber)

All natural fibre intake to help in digestion, improve intestinal health and effective in reducing cholesterol. Also known as an anti-carcinogenic.

Glucosamine

(connective tissue health)

An amino acid sugar necessary for construction of connective tissue and healthy cartilage. Benefits include prevention of arthritis and improved joint health.

Chondroitin

(connective tissue health)

Exists naturally in cartilage. When combined with Glucosamine it is known to produce a synergetic effect in helping prevent arthritis and improving joint health.

Probiotics

(Direct feed microbials / digestive tract health)

Dried fermentation products of Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei and Lactobacillus plantarum – Aid in the maintenance of the healthy balance of intestinal flora. Benefits Include: Improved Digestion, Strengthened Immune Systems and help Correct Digestive Disorders. Probiotics also aid in helping to suppress the bad bacteria that reside in the digestive system, thus helping to prevent illness.

Digestive Enzymes

(digestive tract health)

Papaya (containing the enzyme papain) and Pineapple (containing the enzyme bromelain) – Papain and bromelain are proteases, enzymes that help digest proteins for more efficient digestion and absorption of nutrients.

Cellulase

(digestive tract health)

Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract is the source of this digestive enzyme that hydrolyzes fiber for more efficient digestion and absorption of nutrients. CANIDAE Pet Foods is once again the leader in cutting edge nutrition by being the first pet food manufacturer to include proven enzymatic activity in our products backed by scientific data and proven methodology on the inclusion of Cellulase.

Minerals

(AAFCO required by life stage plus proteinate minerals)

Complete balanced minerals containing Amino Acid Chelated (proteinate) Minerals. When Amino Acids are bound to minerals they produce proteinate and are called Chelated Minerals, which can be attributed to 3 to 10 times better assimilation of minerals.

What is an Herb?

The term herb has been used to refer to any plant or part, valued for its medicinal or savoury qualities. Herbs contain the active ingredients that give the plant its medicinal properties.