Pet Nutrition Blog

Adding Calcium to Fresh Food Diet

Adding Calcium to Fresh Food Diet

Have you been told, or have you read, that you would need to add calcium to a fresh food diet to avoid growth abnormalities in puppies?

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Enhancing Canine Diets with Functional Foods

Enhancing Canine Diets with Functional Foods

Incorporating blueberries, eggshell membranes, broccoli, pumpkin, and fresh bones into a canine diet can significantly enhance its nutritional profile.

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Exploring the Benefits of Fresh Food Diets for Dogs

Exploring the Benefits of Fresh Food Diets for Dogs

Consuming a balanced diet, rich in whole foods, provides optimum nutrient diversity, and includes bioavailable sources of proteins, fats, and functional carbohydrates. We know that minimising processed foods containing synthetic...

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Itchy Dog?

Itchy Dog?

Chronic Pruritis (itchy skin), is incredibly common in pets. If your pet has been dealing with this condition for an extended period, you've likely taken them to the Vet to...

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Are you throwing away a canine superfood?

Are you throwing away a canine superfood?

Have you ever cracked open an egg for baking, breakfast, or your dog's meal and disposed of the eggshell without considering its potential benefits? By doing so, your dog is...

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What to do about a fussy dog

What to do about a fussy dog

Easily one of the most frequently asked questions in store, "what have you got for a fussy dog?", almost always ends up in a lengthy discussion about food type, feeding...

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Will Bunnings Ruin the Pet Industry?

Will Bunnings Ruin the Pet Industry?

Small businesses need you. The arrival of a new and expanded pet range in the warehouse giant could spell disaster for your locally owned and operated pet retail stores.

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Why Your Pet Might Not Be Able To Eat New Foods

Why Your Pet Might Not Be Able To Eat New Foods

Enzyme Induction Have you ever wondered why your pet may get an upset stomach when you try to transition between flavours, brands, or diet type? Do you struggle to achieve...

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Are you worried about bacteria in pet food?

Are you worried about bacteria in pet food?

While there will be bacteria present in raw dog food, for the pet food industry to use this as a reason to feed dry kibble over fresh food is simply...

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Were you sold a bag of kibble that is too big?

Were you sold a bag of kibble that is too big?

When pet foods aren't consumed before they oxidise, they have a very real ability to negatively impact the health of your pet, particularly puppies.

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Does Your Dog Need a Supplement?

Does Your Dog Need a Supplement?

An A-Z of common pet health complaints and the supplement we recommend to help alleviate symptoms.

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Are essential oils safe for dogs?

Are essential oils safe for dogs?

As I make my way through my course on essential oils for dogs, the more I understand these products should be left to be administered only by the hands of...

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Managing Your Dog's Dental Health

Managing Your Dog's Dental Health

What to avoid and what you buy when it comes to the maintenance of your dog's dental health.

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Choosing the right type of harness..

Choosing the right type of harness..

With the increasing popularity of harnesses that attach to the front of the chest, we're just starting to identify the flaw in design a lot of these harnesses employ to...

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Do You Add Supplements to Your Dog's Diet?

Do You Add Supplements to Your Dog's Diet?

Find out about the essentials when it comes to adding supplements to your pet's bowl. We stock a huge range, and can always point you in the right direction to...

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Maggie and Otis enjoyed the Maggie's Five Steps to Optimum Nutrition tonight!

Maggie and Otis enjoyed the Maggie's Five Steps to Optimum Nutrition tonight!

Maggie and Otis enjoyed the Maggie's Five Steps to Optimum Nutrition tonight! Step 1: Pick your base. We had Organic Paws Fish and Chicken Blend making up 80% of the...

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Antioxidants in your dogs diet

Antioxidants in your dogs diet

The all-important antioxidant! Free radicals are a by-product of metabolism (like a waste product), and are also caused by radiation exposure, drugs and exposure to pollutants and chemicals. Free radicals...

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Let's talk some Fat Facts

Let's talk some Fat Facts

When we increased cheap carbohydrates in place of quality proteins, and fats became nothing but the inexpensive/rancid flavouring sprayed onto kibble, companies compromised our dog's health in exchange for a...

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