Australian pet food brand Black Hawk Pet Care has stopped making one of its products following customer complaints.

Black Hawk has stopped production and quarantined its Grain Free Salmon variety after reports dogs were becoming unwell.

A Perth woman whose two golden retrievers became ill while eating the food made the first complaint, and the company says it is now investigating.

Black Hawk brand's owner, Masterpet said the company was erring on the side of caution, reported WA Today.

"Due to the popularity of Black Hawk Grain Free Salmon, we recently broadened our network of suppliers of salmon meal," Masterpet chief executive officer Sean Duggan said.

"Until we can guarantee the exact same level of consistency and quality that our pets are accustomed to, we have ceased production of the product and quarantined all remaining stock.

"We encourage pet owners to contact us with any questions.

"Please note that the broader Black Hawk range is not impacted by this and it relates only to the Grain Free Salmon product."

A parliamentary inquiry into Australia's $4 billion pet food industry was recently approved following a recall of Mars Petcare's Advance Dermocare dry dog food, and a series of reports that plastic, metal, and mould were found in some pet foods.

Last year US catfood company Weruva recalled its premium canned range, sold in Petbarn, after complaints from owners that their cats were becoming ill after eating it.

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