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Jun 20 2012

Grain Free Buddy Biscuits for Dogs & Cats

It never really dawned on me that it would matter or not if the household pet was gluten-free.  This is most likely because we don’t have any pets.  The more I think about it, though, the more it makes sense, especially if younger children living in the house are gluten-free.  If a household is 100% gluten-free, it would seem that feeding the dog or cat food that contains gluten could be a potential for cross-contamination.


I received an email from Grain Free Buddy Biscuits for dogs and cats yesterday that made me begin to think more about this.  Read more about Grain Free Buddy Biscuits below:

Grain Free Buddy Biscuits for Dogs and Cats!

Perfect for Pets on a Grain Free Diet

San Luis Obispo, Calif. (June 18, 2012) – Cloud Star, an all natural pet product company, is pleased to announce the Buddy Biscuits dogs have loved for more than a decade are now available in a grain free variety for both dogs and cats. Grain Free Buddy Biscuits are 100% grain free, gluten free and an option for gluten free households with pets.

“We wanted to offer pet parents who prefer a grain free diet for their pets a delicious treat with wholesome and easily digestible ingredients,” says Jennifer Melton co-founder of Cloud Star. “Pets on a grain free diet deserve delicious treats too, and as a parent with a young child who is sensitive to gluten, the Grain Free Buddy Biscuits are a great option for gluten free households like ours.”

Grain Free Buddy Biscuits dog treats are available in both oven baked and soft and chewy varieties, with recipes including Smooth Aged Cheddar, Rotisserie Chicken, Homestyle Peanut Butter, and even Slow Roasted Beef.  Themanufacturer’s suggested retail price is $6.95 for the 14 oz. box of Grain Free Oven Baked Buddy Biscuits as well as the 5 oz. Grain Free Soft & Chewy Buddy BiscuitsGrain Free Buddy Biscuits for Cats are packaged in a 3 oz. resealable bag with an MSRP of $3.95.  They are available in Savory Turkey & Cheddar, Tender Chicken and Tempting Tuna.

Grain Free Buddy Biscuits are naturally flavored and are free of grain, gluten, wheat, corn, soy and egg.  They are available at and at health food and pet supply stores nationwide.

Cloud Star Corporation, located in San Luis Obispo, California, has been dishing up their products to canine connoisseurs since 1999.  Their extensive product line includes a wide variety of wholesome and natural dog treats, grooming products, and a line of “Wag More Bark Less” merchandise. Simple, easy to read ingredient statements resonate with pet parents and thrill dogs with even the most finicky palate or sensitive skin.  Cloud Star’s dog treats are made with the same types of ingredients used in human food, and are suitable for dogs with allergies. The company offers treats that are free of corn, soy, dairy, artificial colors, artificial flavors, byproducts, and preservatives. To view Cloud Star’s full product line or find a retailer near you, please visit or call 1-800-361-9079.  As part of Cloud Star’s commitment to giving back, the company donates at least 10% of all net profits to non-profit organizations that benefit animals, women, children, and the environment.

Grain Free Buddy Biscuits for dogs come in two different varieties: Oven Baked and Soft & Chewy.  The Oven Baked variety comes in three flavors:

  • Smooth aged cheddar
  • Rotisserie chicken
  • Homestyle peanut butter

The Soft & Chewy variety comes in four flavors:

  • Slow roasted beef
  • Smooth aged cheddar
  • Rotisserie chicken
  • Homestyle peanut butter

Grain Free Buddy Biscuits for cats come in three flavors:

  • Savory turkey & cheddar
  • Tender chicken
  • Tempting tuna

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Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!


  1. You’d think that with a blog called “Gluten-Free Cat”, my cat’s would also be on a gf diet, but they aren’t. I worry about cross contamination all the time as I feed them and then scrub my hands. I may need to check out Buddy Biscuits for Cats!

  2. Lisa V says:

    As strange as it may sound, I learned that both I and my dog (who passed away last year) were having issues with grain in our diets. Storm had had chronic ear infections and been on and off antibiotics for the first 7 or 8 years of his life. After relocating and getting a new veterinarian, she recomended a change in diet and miraculously Storm never had another ear infection. We were both gluten free through the end of his life at nearly 14 years of age. Today, I don’t have any pets that are having issues, but I highly recommend altered diets and removing grains if you have a pet that is having chronic skin conditions (the same thing worked for a kitten I adoprted with food allergies causing no hair on her face) or ear infections. It’s a lot easier than antibiotics!!


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