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DogStar Kitchens

Our New Kentucky Home

A shining star in innovation

As the brightest star in the night sky, the dog star is the symbol and name of our kitchen. known in ancient cultures as ‘heavenly wolf’, the dog star represents steadfastness of purpose, a beacon of inspiration, reflecting our commitment to pet lovers everywhere.

DBIA 2016 Award

Located on 85 acres of lush farmland in Auburn, Kentucky and custom-built from the ground up to advance our Biologically Appropriate Recipes, our DogStar Kitchen has won significant awards in the pet food industry.

DogStar beat organizations in both human and animal food industries to win the inaugural 2017 Global Markets Award from the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). This recognition is one of the highest food safety achievements in the world.

Our state-of-the-art DogStar Kitchen also won a prestigious Design-Build Institute of America Award – the first pet food facility in the world ever to receive such an accolade.

Put simply, we are committed to making the world’s best food in our Award-Winning Kitchen. That means advancing our award-winning dog and cat foods with more fresh meat, poultry or fish inclusions.

And you can rest assured that we only prepare ACANA and ORIJEN – we do not produce other brands or private label. We wouldn’t have it any other way and we believe you wouldn’t either.

Our kitchen principles

We believe that the food you choose for your dog or cat is one of the most important decisions you can make which is why we kept these 6 principles in mind as we purpose-built the world’s best kitchens: