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Arthritis in dogs - can it be managed?

Is your dog struggling to jump on the bed or into the car? Arthritis can't be cured, but it can be managed. Here's how you can ease your furry friend's pain.
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Dog poo: what it can tell you about your furry friend’s health

Do you ever inspect your dog's poop? It's time to start paying attention, because not every color or consistency is normal! Here's what to look out for.
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What’s the best cat food for weight loss?

Without the right foods and proper diet, cats can quickly pile on the pounds. Here's everything you need to know about the best cat food for weight loss.
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Can diet help cat skin conditions?

Dry skin? Matted fur? Skin conditions are complex - but diet doesn't have to be. Find out what to feed your cat to keep their coat in purr-fect ​​condition.
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Dog allergies: everything you need to know

Want to help manage your dog’s allergies? Our blog takes a look at some of the possible causes of allergies and the steps you can take to remedy them.
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Revealed: the best dog food for sensitive stomachs

If diarrhea, gas or constipation are recurring issues for your furry friend, it’s likely their stomach is on the sensitive side! Before you rush out and buy specialized ‘sensitive stomach’ dog food, have you considered the impact of these ingredients on your pet’s overall health?
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Gingivitis in cats: symptoms, causes & treatments

Imagine your gums slowly becoming inflamed, not to mention painful, as a result of plaque buildup on your teeth…This is gingivitis - the first stage of dental disease and the leading cause of tooth loss in cats.
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Arthritis in cats: everything you need to know

Arthritis is the progressive deterioration of cartilage surrounding the joints - particularly the elbow, shoulder and hip joints. If your feline friend doesn't have enough cushioning between their bones due to cartilage breaking down, daily movements can feel stiff and painful.
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Why is my cat losing weight?

Is your cat losing weight but still eating normally? Or have they suddenly lost all interest in food, without an obvious explanation? Both situations can be cause for concern.
The best dog food for weight loss? It’s been around for centuries  - primary image
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The best dog food for weight loss? It’s been around for centuries

Many pet guardians don’t realize how quickly dogs can become overweight if they’re eating too much (especially too much of the wrong food) and also the consequences this has on their joints and overall health.
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Fat dogs: cute & cuddly, or seriously unhealthy?

Obesity is one of the most common issues encountered in small animal practice. While excess pounds don’t always look harmful (or even obvious), they can predispose dogs to diseases, a shorter lifespan, and a poorer quality of life.
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Why is my cat losing hair? Find out what's normal & what's cause for concern.

If you share your home with a furry feline, you're probably no stranger to cat hair on your couch, clothes and blankets! Shedding is a natural process for cats, but how much is too much?
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What's the best dog food for allergies? It starts with Mother Nature.

If your dog suffers from allergies, you’re probably used to feeling helpless and stressed as their symptoms come and go.
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Dog itching: causes, treatment & prevention

Their regular health checks are up to date, so why is your dog itching and scratching like crazy?!
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Dog diarrhea: how to avoid it when transitioning to a raw diet

One of the leading reasons for dog diarrhea is changing your dog’s diet. Switching from a processed to a high meat diet is one of the best decisions you can make for your dog’s health, but if you don't give their gut enough time to adjust, diarrhea can quickly become...
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Dog food for arthritis - everything you need to know

Arthritis is a painful problem for many of our canine companions and furry felines, but it can be managed.
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Kitty with an upset tummy? The lowdown on sensitive stomach cat food

If your cat is suffering from bloating, diarrhea or vomiting (and isn't on new medication, stressed, or gulping their food down too quickly), it could be time to take a closer look at their diet.
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Is your dog eating poop? Here’s what you can do about it.

Want to stop your dog eating poop? Below we take a look at some of the reasons why your dog might be doing it, and outline a few easy steps you can take to deter the habit.
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Gently air‑dried
Air Dried pet food
A modern take on centuries‑old meat preserving techniques, our Z-TWINTECH™ air drying technology locks in the goodness of our raw ingredients, creating ready-serve raw-inspired nutrition.
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Ethical & Sustainable Ingredients
Our free-range, grass-fed meats and local poultry are ethically raised under New Zealand’s Freedom Principles, while our sustainable seafood comes from the world’s top-ranked fisheries.
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Peakprey™ Recipes
Crafted for peak nutrition, with high inclusions of meat, organs, and seafood in authentic PeakPrey™ ratios – with added superfoods for a nutritional boost.
Air-Dried Scoop & Serve
Free-Range Farming
Ziwi Peak pet food with no grains
No Grains Sugars or Glycerins Added
Raised Without Added Hormones or Growth Promotants
Air-Dried Scoop & Serve
Free-Range Farming
Ziwi Peak pet food with no grains
No Grains Sugars or Glycerins Added
Raised Without Added Hormones or Growth Promotants