Meet founder & Chief Integrity Officer Lucy Postins

 Lucy Postins founded The Honest Kitchen in 2002 With $7,000, and a beach cottage kitchen, she built the world’s first human grade pet food company. Seventeen years later, our products are distributed in over 5,000... more

our roundups

14 Reasons Why Cats are Great Pets

June is Adopt a Cat Month. What a better reason to talk about why cats make such awesome pets and companions? I'll admit, right off the bat—I'm a bit biased. I share my home today with two dogs and three cats (and... more

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lost dog
What to Do if Your Pet Goes Missing

The frantic feeling of losing a pet is something many pet owners recognize. Even if it’s only for a moment, the sudden clench of the heart is hard to forget. While the first step if your pet goes missing is act fast,... more


Social Petworking
A DIY Guide to Celebrating Social Petworking Month

June is Social Petworking Month! It's a whole month dedicated to taking advantage of social media to help homeless pets find their forever homes. “One of the biggest struggles a rescue can face is not having enough... more

just for fun

Video: Dog Singing and Playing Piano

Meet Buddy Mercury! Not only can he sing, but he plays the piano as well. Buddy, a rescue dog, even has an album on iTunes, and the proceeds from sales benefit animal rescues. The bow tie is an especially nice... more

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Real customers, share how their pets have become healthier and happier on our 100% human-grade diet.


    in our kitchen

    An Update on Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)

    WHAT DO WE KNOW (AND NOT KNOW) SO FAR? In July 2018, the FDA announced it was investigating whether or not there is a link between grain free diets, low taurine, and the suspected increased occurrence of Dilated... more