Who We Are

Our Mission

Bringing Healthy Raw Food to Canadian Pet Families.

As pet owners ourselves, we understand the importance of safety and health when it comes to our furry friends. We are proud of the transparency we’ve created when it comes to our process.

We started making raw pet food for our kennel, Big Country Kennels, with the desire to feed our dogs and growing puppies a nutritious raw diet. We opened our store in 2012 with a commitment to produce a high quality, affordable and safe raw pet food. We are thankful for the many loyal customers that have chosen to support us and our brand.

We are proud to call Ontario home and contribute to the Canadian pet food industry. Our family, faith, and hardworking team is what makes us proud owners of Big Country Raw.

What Makes Big Country Raw
Pet Food Great?

  • Proudly Canadian

  • Wild Caught Fish

  • Complete & Balanced Nutrition

  • Sourcing & Ingredients

  • Eco-Friendly Packaging

The Raw Process

Food From the Farm to Your Door in 3 Simple Steps.

Our mission is to get raw food to our customers with as few steps as possible, to ensure the freshest and healthiest food available. We don’t have anything to hide, and we’re proud to say everything is made right here in Ontario with Canadian products.

Nous croyons que les aliments crus et naturels sont la clé d’une santé optimale pour votre chien ou votre chat et qu’il n’est jamais trop tôt ou trop tard pour effectuer la transition!

  • Step 1:

    The Beginning of Something Great

    We source all of our ingredients from local farms to ensure Big Country Raw products use only the highest quality meats, fruits and vegetables. Our ingredients are delivered straight from the farm for optimal freshness.

  • Step 2:

    Packaged with Care

    We follow Good Manufacturing Principles and HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) processes from the first step of production through to finished goods. You can be confident that the meat in your pet’s raw meal was subject to the same strict inspection criteria as meat intended for human consumption. This inspection process includes checks for the presence of disease, parasites, e.coli, salmonella, listeria, as well as hormones and antibiotics.

  • Step 3:

    Food You Can Feel Good About

    Our products are flash frozen at temperatures below –20 degrees to maximize the nutrients in our fresh prepared raw meals. Our products remain at a constant frozen state from the date of production to the day they arrive at your doorstep.

“A New Dog”

“Ashia had always been food motivated so we knew the transition itself wouldn’t be an issue – what has changed the most is her overall well being and her quality of life. Her eyes were getting glazed over, she was a little overweight.

1 month into feeding BCR, and it’s like we have a new dog in the house. Ashia has lost weight, her coat is so shiny and soft, her eyes have completely cleared up and she is just “brighter.”

– BCR Customer

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Notre usine

We produce all of our raw pet food right here in Smithville, Ontario. All raw products are transported from the processing plant to Big Country Raw on temperature controlled trucks.

Our products are flash frozen at temperatures below –20 degrees to maximize the nutrients in our fresh prepared raw meals. Our facility is equipped with a Temperature Monitoring System to ensure all products remain at a constant frozen state.

Careers

If you have been searching for a great place to work…look no further. Big Country Raw is a place where we are truly passionate about what we do! We are proud of who we are, committed to the product we make, and care about our customers we serve. It is a place where we encourage each other to challenge the status quo so that we may achieve great things now and in the future.

Current Openings

We are currently looking to fill the following positions. Select a job opportunity from the dropdown to learn more.

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