about us

Our pet friendly office is located in sunny San Diego, CA with easy access to gorgeous beaches and trails, which we like to explore with our pets on the weekends and before we start our days. We've been recognized for our unique corporate environment (which isn't very corporate at all!) by Outside Magazine and are one of their top companies to work for.

letter from lucy

a message from our president
I founded The Honest Kitchen in 2002. I had begun making a homemade raw diet for my Rhodesian Ridgeback, Mosi, but found it quite time consuming and frequently ended up with a very messy kitchen! I set out to find a way to make fresh, natural dog food much quicker and simpler to prepare...

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meet the team

We're a team of cooks, explorers, mothers, fathers, and most of all, pet lovers! Besides the dogs who join us at the office every day, our extended animal family includes: 9 chickens, 7 cats, 2 horses, 2 sheep, 1 tortoise, some fish, 1 robo hamster and 1 bearded dragon named Louis! Meet our human staff here.

meet the team


Pawlanthropy is an arm of our company that focuses on charitable giving. Pawlanthropy encompasses several programs through which we give a percentage of the profits from our online store, to various animal-welfare, humanitarian and environmental causes.

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our history

Since 2002, we've been having a blast making healthy food, treats and supplements for your pets! Take a walk down memory lane with us and read about some of our milestones, view our old packaging and even hear about a few 'oopsie daisy' moments!

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media / press

Our media center is the place to go if you're writing a story about The Honest Kitchen, or if you'd like to view our recent press clippings!

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Interested in joining our team of pet-lovers and work for an awesome company ranked by Outside magazine as one of the best places to work? Look here for our latest openings.

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our policies

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