Canidae Pet Foods Supports Pet Cancer Research with Felt Bike Raffle at Amgen Tour of California

To help promote Responsible Pet Ownership and healthy lifestyles, Canidae will conduct a charity raffle at the 2011 Amgen Tour of California to win a pair of Felt Beach Cruisers with all proceeds benefiting the AKC Canine Health Foundation to help in the fight against cancer in pets.

San Luis Obispo, CA, May 13, 2011 --( Canidae Pet Foods, Inc. (, a United States manufacturer of natural, holistic pet foods, will be at all stages of the Amgen Tour of California, continuing to promote an active healthy lifestyle that includes pets, and conducting a raffle to raise funds for the fight against cancer in pets.

Cycling fans can visit Canidae and purchase raffle tickets at all of the Amgen Lifestyle Festivals, located near the finish line at each stage of the race. The first stage of the Amgen Tour of California begins Sunday May 15th in South Lake Tahoe with subsequent stages winding all throughout California until the final stage begins seven days later on May 22nd in Santa Clarita.

All proceeds from the company's multi-day charity raffle will benefit the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation to fund cancer research in pets. The grand prize winner of the raffle will receive a a pair of Felt Beach Cruisers donated by Canidae.

Raffle tickets will be priced at two dollars for one, and five dollars for three. One grand prize winner will be drawn who will receive both bicycles. If present, the winner may pick up both bikes at the end of the event, otherwise Canidae will arrange for the shipping of the bikes to the winner's nearest Felt Bicycle retailer. Canidae and Felt Bicycles reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

Founded out of a love for pets and family, Canidae Pet Foods promotes an active lifestyle and Responsible Pet Ownership, which includes healthy lifestyles for all of us and our pets. Part of Canidae's Responsible Pet Ownership message includes proper medical care and support for pets with health issues such as cancer. Nothing is more central to the core values of Canidae than the health, happiness and well being of pets.

About Canidae Natural Pet Food Co.

Founded out of love for pets and animals, Canidae Natural Pet Food Company manufactures and distributes a complete line of healthy meat-based, holistic, natural dog food, cat food, and gourmet pet treats as well as the Equidae line of steam extruded horse feed. Canidae products are sold worldwide through independent pet food retailers including over 7,000 locations throughout the United States and Canada. A trusted brand since 1996, the most recent information about Canidae and its line of healthy pet products is available by visiting

About Responsible Pet Ownership

In accordance with its philosophy of promoting Responsible Pet Ownership through proper nutrition and care, Canidae Natural Pet Food Company is the title sponsor of the Responsible Pet Ownership blog which provides helpful tips and advice for caring pet owners. This daily RPO blog exists as a free service to all pet owners, offering articles from a range of professional pet authors on topics such as natural nutrition, training and exercise, veterinarian care, planned breeding, spaying and neutering, and supporting reputable breeders and rescue groups. Pet owners can subscribe to these informative daily articles at

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