We invest a significant amount of resources, time and money on formulating, ingredient research and understanding the latest science of animal nutrition. Learn how we achieve and exceed AAFCO complete and balanced standards.
In view of World Food Safety Day on June 7, 2020, I wanted to take some time to draw attention to this important topic and express Red Dog Blue Kat’s company goals and objectives when it comes to food safety. We care about the health of your pets
It’s not JUST allergies! Food allergies often over-diagnosed and less common than we think. Food reactions are not necessarily allergies. True food allergies are quite rare and account for only 10% of all allergies seen in dogs.
We get a lot of questions about which supplements are best to use with a fresh food diet. Which ones are necessary, and how do we choose the best ones? Learn which 4 essential supplements for a truly balanced raw pet food diet
What is the difference between pet food and pet feed? Aren't they the same thing? Pet food is designed for optimal health, whereas pet feed is a product of cost effective and convenience driven business.
Insects can be a nutrient-dense, biologically appropriate and safe alternative for more sustainable pet food. Learn how we use Black Soldier Fly Larvae in our meals and help give wings to this sustainable option.
As puppies, giant breeds grow at an alarming rate. Often reaching 120-200lbs full grown, giant breeds are in their own category requiring special nutritional needs and care. Learn how to best promote a healthy disease-free life for your dog.
Starting your new companion on a raw diet is a great first step to a quality life. However, kittens have certain nutritional requirements as they grow. Learn how to properly balance your kittens raw diet.
Beginning your new furry family member on a raw diet is a great start to a quality life. However, puppies have certain nutritional requirements as they grow. Learn how to balance your puppy's raw diet.
FAQ about Pets and COVID19: Can my pet contract COVID19?, Can I still take my dog for a walk?, Should I stock up on pet food?, Cost of feeding fresh food to my pet in these uncertain times, Are vets open? and more.
Plastic: Friend or Foe? At RDBK, we're on an ongoing quest to create the best nutritionally balanced meals for your pets. We're also committed to continually assessing our products, packaging and processes to minimize our environmental effect.
Pancreatitis: The Root Causes and Solutions. If your pet is at risk for pancreatitis, there are logical solutions to consider in order to protect your pet from this terrible disease and to improve their health.
Obesity: Is Your Pet Fluffy or Fat?. The Banfield State of Pet Health Report shows that in the last ten years, obesity in cats has risen by 169% and in dogs by 158%. Learn what causes obesity and how to prevent it.
We know you want your pets to live longer and healthier lives and we know that is achieved through PREVENTION. Many pets today are simply not getting enough moisture, antioxidants, living foods, and support for optimal gut health—especially if they
In July of this year (2018) we added a unique species-specific (canine) probiotic and prebiotic mix to our products because we strongly believe that a healthy microflora is essential to overall health ...
Management of Diabetes with a Whole Food Diet. According to the Banfield State of Health Report 2016, canine diabetes has increased by 79.7% since 2006, while in felines the prevalence of diabetes has increased 18.1% over the same time frame.
We are excited to announce that Red Dog Blue Kat products will now include a species-specific probiotic blend in our food offerings. We are the only company in Canada to offer this! Probiotics are friendly bacteria that live in the digestive tract.
Essentials of Bone, Muscle and Joint Health for Dogs and Cats (Part 1). No matter what your pet’s age, bone, muscle and joint health are important aspects of ensuring that they have a happy and healthy life.
We totally get it. The logistics of feeding raw can be overwhelming, especially when you’re first starting out - transitioning to new food, diet planning, and the BUDGET. Let’s talk about how to get your mind around feeding raw and what it
Pet food is the only industry where trained health professionals recommend processed food as a healthier option than fresh, unprocessed food. The medias influence paints misconceptions and are bullying tactics. It's time to tell them enough is enough
This week, let’s talk about the disease and what you can do when you get the diagnosis. Vets often put diagnosed pets on a “kidney diet.” This is a one-size-fits-all hammer approach to a complex and diverse metabolic disease. So what ca
This week we will discuss what you need to feed you pet’s gut army: Prebiotics! What are they, you ask? Prebiotics are defined as an indigestible or partially digestible food substrate that promotes the growth of beneficial microbes in the digestiv
Food safety is a top concern for veterinary professionals and pet owners. We agree, which is why this week, we are going to tackle the topic of bacteria and food safety how this relates to health and wellness in our pets.
Food has a significant impact on overall wellness for every member of our family, including our pets. Recent research has identified processed food as a major contributor to many illnesses including obesity, diabetes, and even cancer.
Did you know that simply adding bone broth to your pet's diet has a variety of major health benefits? Broth has always been considered a healing food, but I think the impact that it can have for the health of our pets is underestimated
If you want to do something extra for your pets this holiday season and start them off on the right paw for the new year, here are some great foods to try. They are yummy, healthy, immune-boosting and add a little extra fun to meal times.
When it comes to raw feeding for your pet, bones are essential. They are nature’s toothbrush and aid in keeping your pet’s teeth and gums in perfect shape. Without bones, the raw diet is not complete and will be missing essential minerals