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Isn’t it nice to come back from a long day of work or school and the relax in your bedroom or any space in your home that feels like it was made just for you? Just like us, our pets prefer to have a designated safe space to call their own when they want to relax. Sometimes it may be the top of the refrigerator and sometimes it might be the middle shelf in your closet! However, if you are looking to create a comfortable space for your pet to enjoy, here are some fun tips and suggestions to help you in that process!
Whether it’s an earthquake, fire, family emergency, or national emergency, our pets depend on us to be prepared and have a plan to keep us, and them safe. Having a pet emergency preparedness bag and plan in place for you and your pet will give you peace of mind.
Keeping home bound pets happy & healthy As humans and pet guardians, we have the luxury of being able to get outdoors and enjoy nature. Our pets do not always have the same freedom and rely on us to keep them active. However, as many individuals are now adapting a work from home lifestyle, we have an increased responsibility and an opportunity to ensure that our homebound pets remain happy and healthy. Here are some tips to keep your pets happy and healthy inside the house. PRACTICE GOOD HYGIENE Not only is hygiene important for our own health and happiness,...
Each and every day, we’re guided by our purpose: To bring joy and peace of mind to pets and their guardians. It’s with this in mind that w e are doing everything we can to keep our kitchen pantry stocked for your dogs and cats, while maintain ing the highest standards of cleanliness and food safety in our world-wide offices and New Zealand kitchens.
While there are ten essential amino acids that are vital to your dog’s health (Arginine, Histidine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, and Valine), none of these are being discussed by pet parents and food manufacturers currently as much as the non-essential amino acid, Taurine.
Fatty acids are the building blocks of fat and some are essential, meaning the body is unable to produce them so they must be obtained through the diet. Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids provide energy and aid in fat-soluble vitamin absorption and all dogs and cats rely on dietary Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids for a variety of functions, including vision and brain development, circulatory health, immunity, and skin and coat health.