DogStar® Kitchens


As the brightest star in the earth’s sky, and known in ancient cultures as ‘heavenly wolf’, the Dog Star represents steadfastness of purpose, symbolizing our commitment to food innovation and earning the trust of pet lovers everywhere.

Purpose-built from the ground up, our state-of-the-art Kentucky DogStar® kitchens dramatically enhance our Fresh Regional Ingredient and Biologically Appropriate™ capabilities, demonstrating our passion for innovation and leadership at every level.

Situated on 85 acres of farmland in Kentucky and designed to make the best and safest dog and cat foods on earth, our DogStar® kitchens exceed the regulatory requirements and track and trace capabilities expected of human food facilities.

And to pet lovers who celebrate authenticity, our DogStar® kitchens will prepare ACANA and ORIJEN exclusively; no other brands, no private label.

We wouldn’t have it any other way. We believe you wouldn’t either.

The Best Kitchens Anywhere

Purpose-built, from the ground up, to advance our Biologically Appropriate™, Fresh Regional Ingredient and Never Outsourced mission, our DogStar® kitchens are dedicated to pet lovers everywhere. Six principals guided our two year state-of-the-art DogStar® kitchen build: