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.

5 Incredible Therapy Dog Stories

5 Incredible Therapy Dog Stories

Here at Canidae®, we firmly believe that mental health should not be ignored. To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month (plus National Therapy Animal Day on April 30th) we’re revisiting our col …
What Are Dewclaws and Why Do Dogs Have Them?

What Are Dewclaws and Why Do Dogs Have Them?

You’re probably pretty familiar with your dog’s claws by now, whether it’s the clickety-clack sound they make as she trots across the kitchen floor or the reassuring touch as she gives you her paw. On …
The Great Sustain Expansion: More Choice, More Sustainability

The Great Sustain Expansion: More Choice, More Sustainability

We believe that a pet food brand can be good for pets and the planet, which is why we’re always exploring new ways to make our food, packaging and operations more planet-friendly. (You can read m …
Top Tips for Introducing a Cat to a New Home

Top Tips for Introducing a Cat to a New Home

Moving to a new home can be scary, whether you’re human or feline. Fortunately for your cat, their moving day should be relatively easy — at least once their new environment is prepared.  …
Sustainability and Pet Food: Why We Must Reduce Our Pawprint

Sustainability and Pet Food: Why We Must Reduce Our Pawprint

Unprecedented heatwaves, terrifying storms, widespread water shortages and the extinction of a million species of plants and animals: The world is on a “fast track” to disaster as a new flagship UN re …
Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potatoes?

Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potatoes?

You’ve probably seen your dog slurp up a loose sweet potato fry at breakneck speeds. Or maybe they sit by the oven, hypnotized, as a sweet potato casserole heats up inside. What you may wonder is if s …
Our Cat Food Just Got Better: The Lowdown on Our Updated Recipes and Packaging

Our Cat Food Just Got Better: The Lowdown on Our Updated Recipes and Packaging

Every cat looks different, acts differently and has its own unique needs, so a one-size-fits-all attitude to feeding them doesn’t make sense. It’s important to take certain things into account when de …
Meet the Dogs: Canidae Proudly Partners with the NHL's Good Boys and Girls

Meet the Dogs: Canidae Proudly Partners with the NHL's Good Boys and Girls

Puck up your ears, we’re teaming up with the good boys and girls of the NHL! Canidae® is thrilled to announce that as part of our pledge to further goodness for pets, people and the planet, we a …
Crumbs, Costs and Current Formulas: Your Recent Canidae Questions Answered

Crumbs, Costs and Current Formulas: Your Recent Canidae Questions Answered

At Canidae®, we have no secrets when it comes to our processes and products. We know being a pet mother or father can be stressful at times and understand you want the best for your dog or cat, so our …
Training Your Dog With Healthy Dog Training Treats

Training Your Dog With Healthy Dog Training Treats

Renowned physiologist Ivan Pavlov famously showed how a dog could be conditioned to salivate with the ringing of a bell, but the good news for you is your pet can be conditioned to perform many tricks …
5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with Your Pet

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with Your Pet

It's in that adoring look in your dog's eyes when you come home or the purring of your cat as she snuggles up to you after a long day… This is love... True love. This Valentine's Day, celebr …
A World of Goodness for Your Pet and Our Planet

A World of Goodness for Your Pet and Our Planet

If our pets could share their dreams with us, we might see them frolicking in freshly cut grass, gnawing their way through giant-sized shoes, and munching bottomless bowls of yummy, wholesome food …