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Dog food with glucosamine: why your dog needs it

Glucosamine. It's a bit of a mouthful, but it's a nutrient worth remembering because it plays a huge role in supporting your dog's long term joint health and mobility.
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Essential Fatty Acids, Omega-3 and Omega-6

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...
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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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Freeze-Dried vs. Air-Dried - What's the Difference?

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...
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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...
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Managing IBD in cats and dogs

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.

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...
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Who is MPI? Why are they important to ZIWI® and New Zealand?

2/9/2018 - Who is the New Zealand MPI? New Zealand is world-renowned for its sustainable and ethical farming and fishing practices, as well as for producing some of the world's finest food products. Protecting our international reputation is the business of the New Zealand government’s Ministry for Primary Industries...

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,...
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The ZIWI® Difference

The ZIWI Difference Pet owners everywhere have gotten on the raw food train. Why wouldn't they? Raw food is often touted as the most nutrient-dense, digestible type of pet food and while this all sounds great in theory, there is one major drawback. Raw food goes bad...quickly! Not to mention,...
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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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Blog post: Certificate of excellence

New Zealand, an island nation in the South Pacific. A location so remote...
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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...
ZIWI Peak air dried pet food for dogs and cats close up
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