Paw Prints Blog
It’s relatively easy to keep dogs active and entertained when the weather’s nice - but what if it’s raining cats and dogs outside? Here are a few staff-tested activities that can stimulate your dog’s mind and burn off some of that excess energy when a long walk just isn’t an option: 1. Search and sniff Hide treats like Ziwi Good Dog Rewards around your home to set your dog off on a tail wagging adventure. Your dog will put his nose to work to find the hidden treasures. You can determine how easy or difficult you...
We include kelp in all of our Ziwi Peak recipes. Kelp is a great source of bio-available nutrients including iodine and minerals, which not only help maintain a healthy metabolism but when used as a supplement can also help to eliminate fleas naturally and reduce skin itchiness.
Freeze-Dried vs. Air-Dried - What's the Difference? 8/13/2018 - By Ziwi An often-asked question we receive from pet parents who are considering feeding Ziwi Peak Air-Dried food is how our product differs from freeze-dried foods. To understand the difference, it’s helpful to understand what causes foods to spoil in the first place. Unless it is frozen or preserved in some manner, meat “spoils” or “goes off” very quickly, due to the presence of microorganisms, such as mold spores and bacteria. These microorganisms cause proteins and fats to break down, releasing toxins into the meat. They also multiply, eventually...
NZ Green Lipped Mussels are the only species of mussel to contain a bioactive protein that acts as anti-inflammatory and helps repair muscle and increase joint function. This is why you’ll find 3% of NZ Green Lipped Mussel in all of Ziwi’s air-dried and canned recipes. These delicacies are also a great source of iron, protein and omega-3, and the fresh meat is plump and sweet.
While there is no one single cause known for IBD, management can be made easier through an appropriate diet. Find out more about how you can manage IBD.