Company’s Profile

Company NameRed Heart Inc.
LocationFujishin Bldg. 4F, 4-4-18, Kitanagasadori, Chuoku Kobe, Hyogo
TEL 078-391-8788 FAX 078-391-7677
EstablishedMay 1st, 1974
Managing DirectorHiroshi Maeda
Capital60 million JPY


Distribution of pet food and supplies

  • Sizenryu® 100% natural pet shampoo
  • Kia Ora® premium dog and cat food
  • BARRIER SUPPLE® dog and cat suppliments
  • Moora Moora® freeze dry dog and cat treats
  • Haere Mai® air dry dog and cat treats
  • NY BON BONE® organic dog biscuits
  • Parx disinfectants for pets

Dog Training related business

  • SIRIUS® dog training school
  • Dog training seminar and workshop
  • K9 GAMES®, dog training game event
  • Dog training books and DVD publication

History of Company

19745Established Stork Co., Ltd. in Amagasaki, Hyogo and started dog food distribution
19795Company name changed to Red Heart Inc.
1982 4Launched Ear Cleaner from Rich Health in US (later purchased by Gimborn and by Miracle Pet) 
1986 9Head office moved to Kobe
19894Launched “Shizenryu®”, 100% natural shampoo for dogs and cats
19931Launched Nutro “Max®” dog and cat food from US as exclusive distributor in Japan
1994 6Added Nutro “Natural Choice®” dog and cat foood
2002 11Started pet dog training seminar
2003 3Started to translate and publish Dr. Ian Dunbar’s dog training books
2004 8Launched “PALX”, disinfectants for pets 
20054Launched “MagiCarpet”, reusable housetraining pads from US 
2006 Opened Sirius® Dog Training School in Amagasaki 
2007 8Developped “Supremo®”, Japan exclusive  Nutro brand
20105Opened “Dog Resort Woof® “, dog run and hotel in Yamanakako, Yamanashi
2011 6Sold Nutro® distribution business to Nutro Japan
2011 11Launched “NY BON BONE®”, organic dog biscuits from US
2012 6Launched Sensible Harness, dog training harness from US
2012 9Launched “Life Suppli®”, dog treats from Australia
2013 7Launched “Ziwi Peak®” air dry dog and cat food as exclusive distributor in Japan
2015 1Launched “Kia Ora®” dog & cat food from NZ and “Barrier Milk” supplement
2016 8Launched BARRIER SUPPLE®, dog supplements made in Japan
20172Launched BARRIER SUPPLE®, cat supplements made in Japan
2017 11Launched Moora Moora®, freeeze dry dog and cat treats from Australia
2019 5Launched KiaOra® cat food
2020 12Terminated the distribution of ZIWI®
2021 5Launched Haere Mai®, air dry trearts from NZ