A blog for pets and their people

Our company was founded out of a desire to do better for the pets that enrich our lives in so many ways. Our blog is a place to honor those pets and the people who love them, with articles that cover topics including nutrition, mental and physical wellness, animal care, and more.

The Canidae Kibble Refill Station

The Canidae Kibble Refill Station

Did you know that 300 million pounds of pet food bags end up in landfills every year?Canidae is on a mission to change that. Introducing the Canidae Kibble Refill Station, a first of its kind, …
Everything You Need to Know About Grain-Free Cat Food

Everything You Need to Know About Grain-Free Cat Food

You do what you can to make sure your cat lives its best life, but when it comes to diet things can get pretty confusing. There are now more different types of cat food than ever before. Questions lik …
Strange Behavior Explained: Why Do Dogs Hump?

Strange Behavior Explained: Why Do Dogs Hump?

You recognize that mischievous look on his face as he begins to shift his weight to his back paws. Everything is moving in slow motion as he lifts his front legs and your levels of embarrassment skip …
Pet Food Shortage 2022: Why Can't I Find My Cat Food or Dog Food?

Pet Food Shortage 2022: Why Can't I Find My Cat Food or Dog Food?

You reach the pet food aisle, only to be greeted by the worrying sight of empty shelves. Unfortunately, this situation isn’t showing any signs of improvement — pet parents are often going store to sto …
Introducing Our Pure Freeze-Dried Raw 3-In-1 Goodness Recipes

Introducing Our Pure Freeze-Dried Raw 3-In-1 Goodness Recipes

Perhaps you’ve heard about freeze-dried raw food, but maybe you’re not sure why it’s such a big deal. Conventional cooking can reduce the bioavailability of amino acids, denatures peptides, alters fla …
Pandemic Pup Tips With Dr. Laura. Top Tips For Keeping Your Dog Safe, Happy and Healthy as You Return to the Office

Pandemic Pup Tips With Dr. Laura. Top Tips For Keeping Your Dog Safe, Happy and Healthy as You Return to the Office

5 tips for keeping a dog safe, happy and healthy as people return to the office and leave their “pandemic pups”Step 1: Be aware of signs of separation anxiety. It is real, especially for our pets w …
Summer Safety: How to Keep Your Pet Safe As The Weather Gets Warmer

Summer Safety: How to Keep Your Pet Safe As The Weather Gets Warmer

Summertime means sun, beach, and lots of outdoor play with your dog. But higher temperatures also mean higher risks for our furry companions. Dr. Laura Robinson, one of Canidae’s consulting veter …
How To Calm a Dog During Fireworks

How To Calm a Dog During Fireworks

The 4th of July for dogs isn’t all fun and games: Around 45% of dogs suffer from a phobia of fireworks.As long as fireworks displays are a big part of the celebrations on days like the 4th of July and …
Why Does My Cat Have Dandruff?

Why Does My Cat Have Dandruff?

If you’re wondering “can cats get dandruff?” the answer is yes, and the truth is, almost any creature with hair, fur or feathers can get it, so it’s not uncommon to spot white flakes in your cat …
Limited Diet? Grain-Free? All Life Stages Dog Food? We Discuss the Best Food to Feed Your Dog

Limited Diet? Grain-Free? All Life Stages Dog Food? We Discuss the Best Food to Feed Your Dog

Here at Canidae®, we’re often asked “what’s the best food to feed my dog?” and if there was a simple answer we’d serve it up to you straight away! The fact remains that every dog is different, so the …
Why Are There So Many Poodle Mixes?

Why Are There So Many Poodle Mixes?

Poodle mixes are becoming increasingly popular. Poodles are fun loving, family dogs that have many great qualities. Energetic, smart and less allergenic than most breeds, what isn’t there to love abou …
New Puppy Check-list With Dr. Laura

New Puppy Check-list With Dr. Laura

Just expanded your family to include a new four-legged member? Congrats!  It is important to get your puppy started off on the right foot soon after you get him/her.  Dr. Laura Robinson, one …