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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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Dog bones: nature’s toothbrush?

Your dog loves bones almost as much as they love you, and it’s not hard to see why. Dog bones provide hours of fun, excitement and mental stimulation, they taste delicious, and they help to build strong neck and jaw muscles. They’re also great for teeth...
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Healthy dog gums & teeth: what do they look like?

Many pet guardians take their dog’s dental health for granted and assume no proactive care is necessary, but this is certainly not the case. Just like humans, one of the biggest health issues among pets is poor oral health.
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Smelly dog breath? It could be a sign of a bigger problem

There’s nothing better than being greeted at the door by your canine companion but have you recently been met with that unpleasant ‘dog breath’ smell as they try to give your face a loving lick?
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Does your pet need dental dog food?

You know your dog’s oral health is important, but what exactly should you be feeding them to prevent plaque buildup, smelly breath and dental disease? Do you need dental dog food?
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Joint care for dogs - your guide for puppies, adults & seniors

Joint care for dogs isn't a one size fits all solution, but there are some easy steps you can take from day one to encourage a healthy lifestyle that prevents the development of joint issues down the track.
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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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Creating a safe space for your pet

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...
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Pet emergency kit checklist

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.
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How to work from home with your pets

As pet guardians, most of us treat our fur babies as actual children and members of our family, and just like our family members, our pets crave attention from time to time. If you are currently working from home, here are some helpful tips to help you maintain a work-from-home...
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Keeping Home Bound Pets Happy & Healthy

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...
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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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Slow and gently air‑dried
Air Dried pet food
Inspired by the centuries‑old technique of naturally preserving meats, our slow and gentle air‑drying technology crafts ready to serve raw-inspired foods with nature’s goodness locked in.
WHOLE-PREY RECIPES IN AUTHENTIC RATIOS
Designed to deliver peak nutrition, our recipes feature 96% meat, seafood, organs and bone in authentic inclusions and whole-prey ratios to mirror the natural diet.
Ethical and Sustainable
From grass-fed meats, free-range poultry to sustainable seafood, 100% of our meats are ethically sourced from New Zealand under strict government regulatory standards.
Air-Dried Scoop & Serve
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Ziwi Peak pet food with no grains
No Grains Sugars or Glycerins Added
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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