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Stories and Pet Tips

The Benefits Of A Grain-Free Diet

  To learn that your beloved pet has a potentially life-threatening disease is news no parent wants to hear. Which is why, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an alert in July 2018 (learn more here) of an increased incidence of a heart disease called canine dilated cardiomyopathy, (DCM)...

Freeze-dried Pet Food: What Is It?

  Not that long ago commercial pet food was relatively simple; you either fed dry kibble, tinned ‘wet’ food or a combination of both. Now days, as we have come to better understand the nutritional needs of our pets and its role in their health, a vast array of foods...

King Salmon: Helping Your Dog Thrive

There’s more to salmon than meets your pet’s tongue. We’ve long known our New Zealand king salmon is delicious (our customers have empty bowl evidence), but it also happens to be great at keeping inflammation at bay.

Fat: The F Word With All The Benefits

With health trends on the rise globally, busting the myth that ‘fat makes you fat’ is a serious point of discussion. Most understand that the fat you eat doesn’t automatically settle itself as fat tissue in the body, any more than eating more protein will build body-builder worthy muscles. But...

Diet & Skin Problems: Healing From The Inside Out

The skin is a large, active organ with a high requirement for protein, fat and other nutrients. Therefore, it is unsurprising that subtle changes in its nutrient supply have a marked effect on both skin and coat condition. As the saying goes ‘we are what we eat;’ and in this...

Adjusting To A Schedule: How To Prepare Your Dog Their New Independence

As us humans batten down the hatches and stay on home soil for the next little while, the furry members of your family are probably experiencing feelings of equal parts excitement and confusion at your sudden extended presence in their life. Changing to this new normal can bring about unique...

Keeping Your Dog Safe This Holiday Season

With Christmas just around the corner (can you believe it?) the festive spirit is well and truly in full swing and the social calendar is becoming littered with Christmas parties and family gatherings. Like many people, it is my favorite time of year and I adore spending it with loved...

Managing Your Dogs Stress Levels: Reducing Anxiety In Your Pet

  With the glimmer of returning to normal life flickering on the horizon, it is important we consider what this may mean for our furry family members. For the last couple of months, they have adjusted to full households, constant company and likely more attention as our lives have slowed...

The Benefits Of Rotational Feeding For Your Dog

You probably know from experience that if you feed your dog the same meal three times a day, seven days a week, they’re not going to turn it down. And it’s easy to just put the same flavour in the cart when you’re running low. That said, dogs actually love...

Switching Pet Food: Transitioning To A New Diet

‘Food should always be fun, food should always be fun’….is the mantra I repeatedly tell myself when I try to introduce new foods and flavours to my 6 month old son. Some days it’s a success and I beam with undeserved pride, other days he clamps his mouth shut so...

What Are Those Small White Specs?

Here at K9 Natural and Feline Natural we are committed to providing the best blends of nature in nutrition for cats and dogs. As part of this philosophy, we refuse to include any binders, gums or gelling agents in our diets which would compromise the natural goodness of our wholefood ingredients. 

The Instinctive Diet: What Should I Be Feeding My Dog?

“What should I be feeding my dog?” is one of the most common questions I am asked in clinical practice. The recurring debate seems to centre on the appropriateness of high levels of carbohydrate in many of the commercial dry foods fed to a large proportion of our canine companions.