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NEWS & BLOG
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
NEW 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 announce
two BRAND NEW recipes in our ORIJEN Small Breed range - Orijen Small Breed Marine Fish and Orijen Small Breed Puppy!
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...
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.
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....
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!
Is your cat not going in the box? If you’re feeling stressed and wondering what to do about your cat’s litter box problems – you’re not
alone. Litter box aversion is a common problem with cat owners. Check out this blog post by World's Best Cat Litter to see why it happens and what you can do to help!
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...
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!
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...
’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
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!
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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.
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!
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...
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.
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!
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!