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Ingredients

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Taurine for Heart Health

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.
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Kelp: Boost your dog, naturally!

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.
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3% New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels in all recipes

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...

Protein Deception by Dr. Jodie Gruenstern, DVM, CVA

The Protein Deception 6/15/2018 - By Dr. Jodie Gruenstern, DVM, CVA ZIWI’s consulting veterinarian, Jodie Gruenstern, DVM, CVA discusses why the designation of “high protein” can be over-rated, while the quality of protein in pet foods misunderstood and undervalued. You are what you absorb, not what you eat....
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Exploring the limited ingredient diet

Do you stand in the pet shop reading the ingredients list on your cat or dog’s pet food? It’s okay if you don’t, in fact most people don’t. In this blog post we explore what a Limited Ingredient Diet means for Ziwi and why we believe it's important.
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Parsley - Superfood for Dogs

Parsley - Superfood for Dogs 5/23/2018 - By ZIWI From their ancestral hunting and scavenging days, to their present-day place as human companions, dogs have a need for diets high in natural meat and organs – the foundations of nutrition for carnivores. However, like all mammals, dogs also...
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Benefits of Grass-Fed Meats

2.23.18 - Nutrition: Benefits of Grass-Fed Meats Posted by ZIWI® Pets Here’s a brief look at some of the reasons behind ZIWI’s commitment to source grass-fed and finished meats from local New Zealand farms for our recipes: In many parts of the world, animals are raised in crowded...

The Forgotten Superfood: Entrails! (aka Organs)

2/7/2018 - The Forgotten Superfood: Entrails! (aka Organs) by Dr. Jodie Gruenstern, DVM, CVA Natural and Cultural History Dogs and cats have a lot in common with wolves and cougars. However, they are not the same and their sharing of physiology is often the subject of great debate,...

Ask The Expert: Green Tripe

1-19-2018 Ask The Expert: Green Tripe by Jodie Gruenstern, DVM,CVA From the ZIWI website: Every ZIWI® Peak Recipe contains cold-washed green tripe! Why this Ingredient? “Cold-washed” Retains the Beneficial Nutrients Never bleached, scalded nor steamed Natural Source of Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids...
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Blog Post: Clean, green, New Zealand

There’s no better place in the world to create a wholesome, natural product than our home, New Zealand. It’s a pure green land; a land of abundant resources untouched by pests and diseases...
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Blog post: Green Mussels

New Zealand Green Mussels tick all the boxes, here’s why…
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ZIWI® Peak FAQ - Does ZIWI® Peak pet food contain Omega 3?

All our products include New Zealand Green Mussel. Green Mussel is a proven source of glucosamine, chondroitin, glycogens, omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, which nutritionally support long-term joint health. All ZIWI® Peak products contain at least 3% NZ Green Mussel, farmed using ecologically sustainable practices.
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HOKI - FISH FOR THE FUTURE

New Zealand is renowned for its expansive, clean, clear coastal waters. Our hoki fish is sustainably caught and harvested under New Zealand’s stringent, government-controlled, fish-management system. Hoki fish is an excellent source of amino-acids, niacin and vitamin B12. It provides fatty acids like omega 3 and omega 6, which dogs...
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Blog post: New Zealand Fish

We only source our Hoki Fish from New Zealand waters...
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Blog post: Reading a Pet Food Label

Here is our Ziwi Peak guide to reading pet food labels...
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Blog post: Venison - The Delicious Details

Our Ziwi Venison formulas have always been a hit with...
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Blog post: Our New Zealand Beef

New Zealand beef is one of the cleanest, purest beef...
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Blog post: Ingredient Checklist Kelp

Kelp has been a widely popular and promoted supplement for people for some time...
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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.

ZIWI Peak - ethical and sustainable ingredients source from the land and sea of New Zealand

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.

Chopping board of raw ingredients

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