As we are all aware, Australia has been in a drought, not that anyone might believe us now; lets still remember we are still in drought. Many areas are not getting rain, check out Atkinson dam level 6.5% just to keep us aware of the reality.
So not only do our farmers feel it, but so do our wild game industry. So much so that the Western Kangaroo, which is nearly the most prolific breeder, has been placed on a 1-year moratorium so that their numbers can come back. Unfortunately, this is one of the main breeds that the exporters use and now that places not only price pressure because...
Does your dog suffer from joint issues or Arthritis? We have a mix that might help!
Our Homestyle Total Joint Mix (TJM) has been developed for dogs with joint issues. We researched all the qualities of the natural source, so that there are no additives and because it comes from the natural source, it is digested and taken up by the body in the most efficient way.
We developed this because we had many dogs coming in with joint issues, and we wanted something that would be supportive through a mix and was part of there overall diet. We don’t have the deep pockets that are needed...
Dogs love bones! But which bones are best and how should you feed them safely?
Bones are a staple food when feeding a balanced raw food diet and are so important for dental/skeletal health. However there are so many to choose from, and in all different shapes and sizes, so how do you know which ones are the best?
Follow the guide below to learn more about the types of bones, determine what kinds will suit your pet the best and how to feed them safely!
Consumable Bones vs. Non-Consumable Bones
Consumable bones are any bone that can be fully eaten by your dog...
It’s that time of year again… The bags are packed, uniforms are ironed, lunches have been made and everyone is getting back into their routine after the Summer break.
Most of the family are usually excited about the new challenges that lie ahead, however, there’s one member that may not be ready… Your fur baby.
Separation can be particularly difficult for dogs in the first few weeks of school, after a whole summer of playing with the children. The change in routine and lack of attention, can make your dog overly anxious or even depressed, with the usual signs being –...
To achieve a long life and the health they deserve, pets should eat food that nature intended them to eat, just as their wild ancestors did.
Evolutionary biologists have found that ancient canines adopted pack-living about 8 million years ago and they determined the best way to take down larger prey was to work together in a group – the spoils were shared and nothing was to go to waste.
Eating was a survival action, in that the individual dog had a certain time to eat as much of the good part of the animal before the rest of the pack, so the canine digestive system...
For many of us, Christmas is usually the time to indulge, celebrate and have fun – and as part of the family, our dogs will normally be enjoying some of the Christmas spirit as well! However, it’s important to be aware of the dangers our furkids can be susceptible to from food and drink consumed over the festive season….
Ham Bones While the festive season includes lots of leg ham for humans, this should not be the case for your dog as well! Although it may be tempting to give your pooch leftover leg ham, roast turkey or chicken, it is detrimental to their health! Ham and other salty meats...
With the Summer’s getting hotter every year, it’s so important to make sure you’re prepared during rising temperatures to care for your animals, livestock and even wildlife around you. In this blog we’ve listed tips on keeping animals cool during this time of year…
Keep them in cool areas All pets must be kept in cool, shady areas during Summer and bring them indoors on really hot days even if they are an outside animal. It’s important to remember that short nosed or flat faced dog breeds (e.g. Pugs, English bulldogs, French bulldogs) are also more susceptible to heat stroke...
Here at Instincto, we are here to help you on your journey to giving your pets a balanced raw diet so that they can receive the correct amount of nutrients, minerals and vitamins to ensure good health throughout their lifetime! Follow our guide on the components that need to be included in their raw diet…
1.Calcium Dogs, and especially puppies, need a solid source of minerals. Especially calcium and phosphorus. Your dog wouldn’t survive without them. If you feed your dog bones, you’ll mostly get the minerals right. The most important ones to worry about are calcium and phosphorus.Both dogs...
As Christmas is approaching, please take note of our end of year trading times and important dates.
Please make sure you forward order Pickup and Delivery for the Christmas and New Year period – walk in stock will go quickly as we don’t want any leftover for the Christmas break. Will will be open Monday 23rd Dec from 3pm to 6pm for Pickups, Shop will Close 11.30am Tuesday 24th December. The Last Delivery Day for the year will be Tuesday 23rd December to all areas.
Important Dates for Christmas and New Year Trading:
Friday 20th Dec – Normal Day.
Saturday 21st Dec – Normal...
Turmeric is one of the most biggest tested herbs in the world, which is why we can understand so well the list of incredible health benefits that it can have for your pets!
Golden paste is a special recipe that we suggest you make and feed to your pets, as it supports their body. Here are some of the amazing health benefits of golden paste:
Golden paste is a natural detox for your petIt fights bacteriaCan reduce blood clotsCan help with those frustrating allergiesHas been used in the treatment of epilepsy in dogsHas natural inflammatory properties that help alleviate painGolden...