Better Food Stories: Lucky Dog Cuisine

This is episode eight of the Better Food Stories interview series, which includes conversations with the entrepreneurs behind some of today’s newest and most innovative food brands.


When you think of artisan foods, things like bread, cheese and even spices might come to mind. Well, Dr. Janice Elenbaas, co-founder of Lucky Dog Cuisine might get you thinking of artisan food in a completely different way. 

Lucky Dog Cuisine is a company that makes cooked, people-quality food for dogs. 

Photo courtesy of Lucky Dog Cuisine

Photo courtesy of Lucky Dog Cuisine

As an animal chiropractor turned food business owner, Janice combined love for nutrition and passion for animals into a unique brand that has captured the attention and hearts of pet parents all over the U.S.

Photo courtesy of Lucky Dog Cuisine

Photo courtesy of Lucky Dog Cuisine

In this conversation, you’ll learn: 

  • How human and pet nutrition is a lot more similar than you might have thought

  • How Lucky Dog Cuisine is helping pet parents raise healthier pets

  • What has been most successful in getting the Lucky Dog Cuisine brand name out there

  • Why scaling to huge proportions isn’t the only way to run a successful business

  • What Janice thinks is the most important thing for business owners to focus on

Janice also answers the important question: What exactly is an animal chiropractor and what do they do?

Click the link above to listen to my entire interview with Dr. Janice Elenbaas And, sign up to the mailing list at if you want to get new episodes of the Better Food Stories interview series delivered straight to your inbox.

Adria Greenhauff