NEWS & BLOG


Pet Kelp - Product FAQ

Kelp has been recognized as a food supplement for humans that has had many health benefits for generations. And thanks to The Missing Link® Pet Kelp®, it’s our fur kiddos’ turn! Find out more about the overall health and wellness effects of this powerful superfood...


4 TIPS FOR CHOOSING YOUR CAT'S FOOD

With so many cat food options, it can be hard to know what food is best for your cat’s nutritional needs. To help, here is some expert advice from Champion Petfoods Senior Veterinarian, Dr. Darcia Kostiuk, on choosing a healthy diet for your cat...


Orijen Guardian 8 - The 8 Key Benefits

ORIJEN Guardian 8 is specially formulated to address 8 common cat ailments through quality ingredients. Because of the abundance of fresh and raw WholePrey animal ingredients in this diet, less supplementation is needed to support your cat’s health for a lifetime. Find out the key benefits of this NEW Orijen formula which is COMING SOON to your local stockist and online!


ORIJEN & ACANA DIETS DESIGNED FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Weight management is an important area of your pet's needs and their diet is the best way to ensure they stay healthy and happy! Dogs and cats have no nutritional need for carbohydrates and are evolved to use protein and fat as energy sources which is why ORIJEN created Fit & Trim - a recipe specially designed for healthy weight management


WHERE DO ACANA INGREDIENTS COME FROM?

Authentic foods and exceptional value, ACANA is brimming with up to 75% protein, featuring free-run poultry from our prairie farms, wild-caught fish from Vancouver’s Pacific waters, or red meat from Alberta’s fertile ranches to nourish dogs of all breeds and life stages.


ORIJEN & ACANA Senior Recipes: Specially formulated for your ageing dog's changing needs.

Understanding your dog's changing needs as they get older is important to consider. Explore Orijen and Acana's specially formulated Senior Recipes + the benefits of great nutrition for a senior or older dog!


WHERE DO ORIJEN INGREDIENTS COME FROM?

ORIJEN represents a superior class of food, rich and diverse in fresh meat and protein, featuring unmatched inclusions of fresh free-run poultry, cage-free eggs, whole wild-caught fish, and ranch-raised meat. All ingredients are farmed or fished by people we know and trust, to ensure the highest nutritional value and flavor. 


ORIJEN & ACANA FISH DIETS: KEY COMPONENTS AND BENEFITS

ORIJEN and ACANA fish recipes feature a rich diversity of fresh, whole, and wild-caught fish. Explore the benefits of fish diets, the recipes available to your pets + more!


ACANA SPORT & AGILITY | CRAFTED FOR ACTIVE & WORKING DOGS

Finding good quality dog food isn’t always easy, especially when many of the “premium dog foods” advertised as great for our dog’s health are actually full of high-glycemic grains, cheap fillers and low-quality proteins. When it comes to ACANA® dog food, ingredients matter. Sport & Agility Recipe is thoughtfully crafted to meet the unique needs of active and energetic dogs of all breeds.


CHOOSING THE BEST PUPPY FOOD & NUTRIENTS FOR YOUR PUPPY

Choosing the best food for your growing puppy is critical in making sure they start off on the right path for development. A nourishing and complete diet ensures your puppy will be set up for a happy, healthy life. Here are a few tips on what to look for and avoid when choosing the best puppy food, what types of food to consider and how much to feed of your ORIJEN® puppy food.


Isolating at home? 5 at-home activities for you and your pet!

Stuck at home isolating? Want fun, at-home activities you and your kids can play with your pet? Try these fun, simple and FREE at-home activities to keep you and your pet active during home-isolation!


NUTRITION GUIDE FOR SMALL BREED DOGS & PUPPIES

All dogs have the same physiology and their bodies are meant to consume protein-rich, primarily meat-based diets. However, small breed dogs and puppies have additional requirements to support their specific needs that large breed dogs simply don’t.


4 Essential At-Home Cat Grooming Tips

Even the most basic cat grooming tasks can be easily done at home. With the right tools, preparation, and knowledge (thanks to our 4 handy tips) you'll be ready to get your feline looking purrrrfect!


How To: Cat Proof Your Home

Check out these 12 helpful tips from World's Best Cat Litter to create a safe environment and cat-proof your home, so that your cat can roam free without causing you to worry!


How & What To Feed A New Kitten

It can be difficult to know what the best food is to feed your new kitten, and the choices can be overwhelming. Wet food or dry food? Chicken recipe or fish? There are so many options! Here are a few tips to help guide you towards feeding your kitten to ensure they grow up happy, healthy and thriving!


How To Exercise With Your Dog

The new year is a time when we all look to start new exercise routines and get into shape. If you own a dog, you've probably  wondered how to incorporate your dog into your new routine. But before hitting the neighborhood with your new running buddy, there are a few things you should know...


WHEN TO SWITCH FROM PUPPY FOOD TO ADULT DOG FOOD

How long should my puppy be on a puppy diet? Or when should I transition my puppy to adult dog food? Puppies have different nutritional needs than adult dogs, and it is recommended they continue to follow a puppy diet until they reach their full maturity. Use this post to help you see when is best to move your puppy onto adult recipes. 


12 Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe Over Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of year to spend quality time with family, friends and our pets! However, it can also be a stressful period for our furry friends. Read our NEW BLOG POST to see how you and your Whānau can keep your pets safe this festive season!


Keeping your pet cool in summer

Did you know dogs and cats can get sunburn? Or that panting is not as effective for cooling down short-nosed dog breeds? Keeping your pets cool during summer is vital - and this post will show you how you can! 


Fireworks – 12 Top Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe And Stress Free

For some pets, especially dogs and cats with particularly noise-sensitive ears, the sound of fireworks can cause intense fear responses. Explosions, bangs and even shrieks of delight can cause increased anxiety. Here are our 12 TOP TIPS for reducing their stress levels and to help keep them safe!


Are Black Cats Bad Luck?

With Halloween close approaching, we see more and more black cats used in stories and the big question is - Are Black Cats Bad Luck? This blog post aims to reveal all about the legends and myths surrounding black cats! 


Top 10 Dog Training Tips

There is a lot more to dog training than meets the eye! It takes consistency, patience and a little bit of know-how to fully get to grips with it. Lucky for us with these handy tips from Dusty Dingo Dog Training, the options of what you can teach are endless! 


DOG SOCIALIZATION TIPS AND CHECKLISTS

For dogs to be happy and comfortable in the world of humans, socialization is so important. Many dogs lack basic social skills, either because of limited exposure to other dogs and people, or a lack of positive experiences. Here are some tips and a checklist to help you prepare and socialise your new pet!


Pets With Itchy Skin - Why They Itch & How To Help

Just like humans, there are many reasons why your pet may by itchy. At Nature's Ki we believe that it can be as simple as changing their diet! So how can we tell what's causing the itch and what can we do to help? 


Why Should You Go Beyond The 1st Ingredient?

When it comes to ACANA & ORIJEN pet food recipes, they always go beyond the first ingredient. It's important to look at the entire recipe in order to make an informed decision about what pet food is best for your dog or cat.
So what does it mean to 'Go Beyond the 1st Ingredient' with our pet food? This post reveals all...


A Vet Answers 5 Top Questions About How to Take Care of a New Puppy

Wondering how to best prepare for & care for a new puppy in your life? Explore questions & answers from a vet for recommendations about life with a new puppy.


How To Move House - With A Cat!

Cats are notoriously territorial and resistant to change, so it should come as no surprise that moving houses is not high on their list of favorite things. Never fear, though - Follow the World's Best Cat Litter easy guide on how to move with a cat to make moving as stress-free as possible for everyone.


Transitional Feeding

Dogs and cats are often fed the same food for a long period of time, which means a sudden food change makes it difficult for their digestive systems to adapt. That’s why it’s important to introduce new food gradually. Find out how to do it with this blog post...


10 Easy Cat Toys You Can Make At Home!

Kiwi cats are the BEST cats! Full of energy and have the best backyard. With winter very much in full swing, how do we keep our cats occupied and engaged whilst they spend more time inside? Here are a handful of some of the toys you can make at home for your cats!


Notice A Difference In Your dog or cat's Health - Take Our 8-Week Challenge

You could see a difference in your dog or cat's health in just 8 weeks - Don't believe us? Take our 8 week challenge! Our award-winning Biologically Appropriate pet food ranges provide virtually every nutrient your pet needs for peak health and conditioning without the need for added synthetic ingredients.


DO OUR PETS NEED CARBOHYDRATES? How To Manage Your Dog Or Cat's Weight With Their Diet

If dogs and cats are carnivores, evolved for an almost exclusively meat-based diet, then why do other pet foods contain such high levels of grain, cereal and carbohydrate? Our protein-rich recipes nourish as nature intended to help pets thrive! 


Nutrients Your Cat Needs To Live Its Best Life!

We all love our favorite feline friends, they give us so much joy and love that we always want the best for them. Providing key nutrients for your cat sets a baseline for everything else and is truly the foundational element to their long-term well-being.


What Does WholePrey Mean?

In nature there're no synthetic food supplements. Wolves and wildcats derive their nutritional needs by consuming prey animals. Our recipes mirror this to incorporate nutrients naturally without the need for synthetic ingredients.


8 Ways to Spend More Time with Your Dog

Spending time with your dog is one of the best ways to boost your mood and improve health and wellness. From walking them to feeding nutritious food like Orijen and ACANA, here's a few simple ways you can spend more time with your four-legged bestie....


HOW TO RECOGNIZE AND REDUCE STRESS IN YOUR CAT

A number of things can cause your cat stress, but change is at the heart of most of them. Houseguests, separation from you, moving to a new home, visits to the vet, a new dog, cat or kid in the family – these can all send kitty’s anxiety level sky-high! See how to recognize and reduce stress in your cat...


Is Your Cat Litter Naturally Safe?

Parents wouldn’t let their child play in a sandbox if they knew it was full of potentially harmful chemicals. Shouldn’t the same go for our furry friends and that whatever litter you choose to put in your cat’s box it is safe and sustainable?


Are You Using Too Much Cat Litter?

When it comes to cat litter, it’s easy to think that more is better. But many cat parents actually use too much cat litter. So, how can you tell if you’re using too much cat litter? And how much cat litter is just right? Here’s the scoop...


LIFE AFTER LOCKDOWN | DO CATS GET SEPARATION ANXIETY?

We all know about dogs suffering from separation anxiety, but do cats suffer from it as well? According to several vets and animal behaviourists, cats are likely to suffer some form of separation anxiety after lockdowns lift.


Cats Catching Birds & Killing Wildlife |  How To Stop It

New research shows that domestic cats will hunt birds and native wildlife less if they are fed a high-protein, high-meat diet. This post explores what you can do to stop your cats catching and killing native birds and wildlife.


MARCH | Poison Prevention Awareness Month

March is Poison Prevention Awareness month! This post aims to raise awareness and inform the Nature's Ki community about just some of the common foods, plants and household items which may be poisonous to our pets.