NEWS & BLOG


Orijen Small Breed Recipes: What is to love about them?

The appeal of small breed dogs and their ease at fitting into urban life is on the rise which is why we're excited to showcase the recipes in our ORIJEN Small Breed range that have been tailor-made for small breed dogs. 


HOW TO TRANSITION YOUR PET TO A NEW FOOD SAFELY.

Is it time to consider changing what you feed your pet? Perhaps they are ready to move over from Orijen or Acana Puppy formulas to an adult formula? Or maybe you are looking to swap brands over to Orijen / Acana? Whatever your reason, you need to have a plan in place for when you’re ready to start the transition. Let us help....


Is Your Dog Constipated? This Is Why and How to Treat It

Check out this informative post by The Original Poop Bags which discusses the reasons why our pets experience constipation, what can help and how to spot the signs and symptoms in the first place! 


ACANA CLASSICS VS SUPERMARKET DOG FOODS

Looking to switch from Supermarket dog food? Great news - ACANA Classics are the perfect entry level, premium dog food that offers great ingredients at exceptional value, rivalling that of supermarket brands! 


3 VET APPROVED CAT HYDRATION TIPS

Ensuring your cat stays hydrated is just as important as keeping yourself hydrated! Just like all of us, cats require hydration but their needs are unique because of their ancestry. Check out these handy vet-approved tips to keep your kitty hydrated over summer...


Exploring the Pawsibilities - Dog-Friendly Campsites

Unleash the Adventure: Exploring the Pawsibilities of Dog-Friendly Campsites. There's something undeniably grounding about the great outdoors and what better way to experience nature's wonders than by embarking on a camping adventure with your four-legged companion by your side? So, grab your leash and your camping gear and join us as we navigate the world of dog-friendly camp sites.


PET WITH ITCHY SKIN? |  WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP

Seeing our pets itching and uncomfortable is really distressing. As we go through spring and summer, it's not uncommon for our pets to suffer from seasonal related skin issues which can mean that itchy skin and irritation flares up particularly badly around this time of year. Although seasonal and environmental factors play their part, a lot of the time it's their diet that's to blame. Don't let diet add to their problem, make it part of the solution!


TOP TIPS: HOW TO REDUCE STRESS FOR OUR PETS AROUND GUY FAWKES

 It's a time of year many pet owners dread and although dog owners are powerless when it comes to stopping firework displays, there are measures you can take to help your dog or cat during this time. Check out our top tips for how to reduce stress for our pets around Guy Fawkes...


The Best Locations to Put Your Cat’s Litter Boxes

Believe it or not, deciding where to place your litter box is one of the most important aspects of feline parenthood. The wrong location can cause your cat to develop litter box aversion. Avoid this with these handy tips and tricks from World's Best Cat Litter...


THE ENHANCED ACANA CLASSICS : WHAT'S CHANGED?

Containing a balanced 50/50 split between protein rich ingredients and nutritious fruit, grains, and vegetables, ACANA Classics recipes provide dogs with a complete and nutritious meal crafted from simple, wholesome ingredients. What's changed then? This post explores the wonderful, newly 'Enhanced' Acana Classic Ranges.


HOW TO CONTROL YOUR CAT’S HAIRBALLS

Cats have a number of specific health concerns, and hairballs are often at the forefront. They can be troublesome to your cat’s comfort and their health, but thankfully there’s a few things you can do as a cat parent to help alleviate them. This ACANA Blog post explains how....


KELP - THE SUPERFOOD FOR DOGS

Rich in natural salts and minerals, kelp provides a variety of health benefits, including: an excellent source of nutrients, supports digestive tract health, shedding, weight control, supports skin health and itchiness in dogs and cats + more. Read on for more about this amazing natural superfood!


4 THINGS TO DO AS SOON AS YOU GET A NEW PUPPY

Just got a new puppy? Start them off on the right paw by doing these four things as soon as you get your puppy home.


Is It Okay To Let Your Cat Sleep In Your Bed?

The question of whether one should let their pet sleep in their bed has been asked by animal lovers since humans began to domesticate cats. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate about half of pet owners — mostly dog or cat owners — allow their animals to sleep in their bedroom. But it is ok? Read more to find out...


Benefits of Rotational Feeding

 Rotational feeding refers to a diet rotation that provides pets with regular dietary changes. Rotational feeding can be as simple as changing a dog’s food every other bag or changing it meal to meal. There are many different reasons to adopt a rotational feeding program, ranging from adding interest at meal times or adding nutritional variety. This post explores more!


Valentine's Day With Your Dog - How To Strengthen Your Bond

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and it’s a great time to spend some quality time with those we love…including our dogs! The best relationship with your dog is one based on mutual trust and cooperation. Here are a few simple ways you can strengthen your bond and show your dog how much love him or her!


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...


What Makes 'Large Breed' Puppy Food Different to Regular 'Puppy Food'?

Large breed puppy foods are different from “regular” puppy foods - but why? Your large breed puppy has different nutritional needs, but what are they and what should we look for in a large breed puppy food? This post has the answers...


Cat-Proofing Your Christmas Tree

’Tis the season to confront an annual holiday dilemma: Cats and Christmas trees — what could go wrong.. Read these handy tips from World's Best Cat Litter to see how you can Cat Proof Your Christmas Tree! 


CAMPING IN NEW ZEALAND WITH A DOG: TIPS AND TRICKS

We are lucky here in New Zealand to have such a beautiful country to explore, so why wouldn't we want to explore it with our furry friend? Read these 12 tips from Emma and her camping-loving Dog Loki to make sure you are reading to have the best possible camping experience with your dog!


Is Your Pet Overweight? How to Tell.

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. Knowing when our pets are a little on the heavy side, can help us to reduce their food intake, improve their health and ultimately make them a happier, healthier pet. Read our tips for spotting the signs of an overweight pet, and how you can help them!


PUPPY BUYING GUIDE: FINDING THE RIGHT BREEDER

Buying a puppy is an exciting time, but there are lots of things to consider and making the right choice of breeder is vital to ensure you are not only getting a great puppy, but also you are buying from an ethical and responsible breeder! Check out these tips to finding the right breeder when buying a new puppy...


HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST DOG FOOD FOR PICKY DOGS

Just like humans, dogs are individuals with unique food preferences and needs. The term “picky eater” is often used to generalize dogs who do not enjoy eating or cannot eat. There are, however, many reasons why a dog may be a picky eater. Find out how to choose the best dog food for your picky dog with these tips by ACANA...


Unlocking the Secret Language of Dogs

If you ever wondered what does your dog's body language mean, now's a great time to discover what your dog wants to say. This new blog post by The Original Poop Bags gives us an insight into what our dogs body language and noises may mean...


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 NOW AVAILABLE!


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...