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Beef & Veggies

FREE DELIVERY on orders over $60.
Food arrives frozen, please refrigerate upon delivery.

Use feeding calculator to see
how much your dog needs.

Use feeding calculator to see
how much your dog needs.

Our most popular formula-- Beef & Veggies is made with preservative-free USDA 81% beef from Fire River Farms. We add steamed vegetables, rice, apples and a vitamin-mineral supplement for a meal that exceeds AAFCO and NRC specs for adult dog diets. Then we flash-freeze the food to lock in freshness. Just defrost overnight in the fridge and serve.

All of our meals are gluten free, and completely free of preservatives. We use only restaurant-quality meats and vegetables, not those weird "meals" and byproducts found in typical pet foods.

Scroll down for more details about all of the goodness inside!

Fresh-cooked is
obviously better

Compare us to the leading
fresh-food brand

Your dog will
thank you!

Your dog's food should be safe and nutritious.

You can cook your dog's food yourself, but getting it right is hard. In one study, 83% of home-cooked dog food recipes were found to have multiple nutritional deficiencies.

Our food is:

  • Hand-cooked in San Diego, using the same ingredients you and I buy at the store.
  • Designed by a PhD vet nutritionist.
  • Lab-tested to guarantee that it exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.
  • Flash-frozen to lock in nutrition.
  • Delivered anywhere in San Diego & OC.

Nutrition facts and more

  • Ingredients

  • Guaranteed Analysis

    A guaranteed analysis tells you how many macro-nutrients (protein, fat, carbs) are in a pet food. The percentages for each nutrient are relative to the amount of moisture in the food, so they are not apples-to-apples comparable to foods with a different moisture content (like kibble). We hope that some day, pet food regulations will require a more useful set of numbers on pet food labels. Until then, check out the ingredients tab for more "human-readable" info.

  • Feeding instructions

  • How long can I store this in the freezer?

    Depending on how low you have your freezer set, it will be good for 4 months to 1 year from the date you get it from us.

  • How long can I store it in the fridge?

    We recommend using each container within 4 days of putting it in the fridge.

  • When will it get here?

    After you add something to your cart, the cart page will ask you to choose a delivery day and timeslot. We'll deliver your dog's food, frozen, within that timeslot.

Love from dogs & their humans

Her fur is so soft and shiny after eating your food, and she doesn't even shed anymore! Strangers sometimes ask what I feed her.

Julia G.

You have ruined our dog and now she is basically spoiled, LOL. She loves it! She gets upset when we run out and only have kibble.

Nick P.

Our dog is a super-picky eater, but he's obsessed with your food. You should hear the sound he makes when I take it out of the fridge.

Danica B.

Ingredients from the grocery store

You shouldn't wonder what's in your dog's food. We list our supplier brands.

Pet health
over profits

We design our recipes with a PhD vet nutritionist, and test them in a lab. No shortcuts.

Local delivery, on your schedule

So your dog's food is never exposed to food-unsafe temperatures in the mail.


Questions and Answers

  • Why should I feed my dog fresh food?

    Kibble and other heavily-processed pet foods are made to meet minimum quality standards set by US regulations. They're full of fillers, preservatives and mystery ingredients that are either bad for your dog, or have unknown consequences for their health. Our fresh food diets, on the other hand, are made with natural, USDA whole foods. Within 2 weeks of starting a whole food diet, your dog is likely to have a healthier coat, a glint in their eye, and fewer digestive problems. Our recipes meet or exceed all AAFCO nutritional standards, so in the long run your dog is likely to have fewer health problems. And they're much tastier than kibble, so you'll have a happier best friend!

  • What ingredients are in your food?

    We only use USDA whole foods that you can buy at a regular supermarket, and vitamin, mineral and amino acid supplements formulated especially for dogs and added to ensure that our recipes are fully complete and balanced.


    For details about what ingredients each of our recipes uses, please click on the recipe through our menu.

  • How much should I feed my dog

    Each package contains about 12.5 ounces of food. We recommend feeding approximately 1 package per 20lbs of body weight, per day. So if your dog weighs 12lbs, feed about 1/2 package per day. If they weigh 90lbs (that's a huge best friend you've got!), feed 4 to 5 packages. Every dog's metabolism is a bit different. We recommend adjusting from this starting point based on weight gain/loss, as-needed.

  • How should I store the food?

    Your dog's food will arrive frozen on your chosen delivery date/time slot. The frozen packages can be stored in the freezer, and defrosted in the refrigerator before use. We don't use preservatives, so please use any defrosted food within 4 days.

  • How do delivery windows work? Do I have to be home?

    At checkout, you'll be asked to choose a delivery date and several-hour time window. If you aren't home to accept the delivery, we will leave your delivery at your door. Please be sure to retrieve it within an hour or two, to prevent any package from spoiling. 

  • Can I set up a recurring delivery?

    Yes! Many of our customers choose to feed their dogs fresh food full-time, and have orders delivered weekly or monthly. You will have the option to set up this kind of recurring delivery when adding a product to your cart.