Black Dog Firewood was founded in 1985 as C & R Distributors. Over the years, it has evolved, the name has changed, but it has always remained a family-owned business. Our wood is chopped by hand and fueled by hearts. We are open to the public. Whether you are a large scale restaurateur, BBQ enthusiast, or just want to fuel your fire pit, we are here to help!
Black Dog is based in Tampa, FL. All of our wood is locally-grown and sourced. We take a green product and go a step further, we give it new life.
Our company name comes from our own big black dog, Cole. He was rescued by Florida All Retriever Rescue in 2009, from a backyard in Alabama. Cole is loyal, faithful, joyful, and present. We hope to extend those same values to you. We promise not to lick your face, but Cole might! A portion of our proceeds go to FARR, Florida All Retriever Rescue, in hopes of helping other Black Dogs find new homes. If you are interested in having your own Black Dog (or gray, brown, spotted, striped, or even white) please visit FARR’s website http://www.flretrieverrescue.org/