Instincto Open For Business – COVID-19 Update

Update: 24th March 2020 Instincto are open for business as usual. These are unprecedented and worrying times for everyone, however the team at Instincto would like to reassure you that we are doing all we can to support our community and fur friends. Food Safety and Precautions Instincto is a food handling and manufacturing business.  Guidelines and recommendations provided to us from governments and health organisations around hygiene and food preparation are measures that are already standard practice for us. We will be continuing to uphold these strict standards and keep...

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Apple Cider Vinegar: Benefits and Recipes

Are you considering using Apple Cider Vinegar for your furbaby?  Apple Cider Vinegar is made from just apples and water and left to naturally ferment, making it completely safe for them. It is believed to be a wonder food and people have been using it for years to improve their overall health.  So just how does Apple Cider Vinegar benefit our fur friends and how can it be used?   12 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar  How much can apple cider vinegar benefit your dog? If the strong antioxidant and antibacterial qualities of apple cider vinegar aren’t enough reason...

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The Benefits of our Chicken Turkey Fish Mix (CTF)

Looking for all the omegas and essential vitamins of red meat but without the red meat? The Chicken, Turkey, Fish Mix (CTF) is a specially designed all-round mix prepared for dogs who are allergic or unable to eat red meat. What’s in the CTF Mix? Made with human consumption protein the CTF is a nutritional ground meat and bone mix made up of: Chicken Necks Turkey Necks Mullet Chia Seeds These are all low purine proteins but have all the omegas and essential vitamins that red meat provides your pet companion. Who Is It Suitable For? Made with ground meat and bone...

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Hygiene Safety Tips when Feeding Raw

Whether you are new to feeding raw or are curious about your current feeding practices these feeding raw hygiene safety tips will help ensure your fur family are enjoying the food nature intended for them in a way that is safe for them and your human family! Get Involved There is no doubt that feeding your pet a raw diet isn’t as simple as throwing kibble into a bowl and walking away. Choosing to feed raw means that you will need to be more involved in your companion’s meal prep and eating habits. This will involve careful steps to ensure the safe handling of food, correct storage...

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6 Ways To Get Your Pet Active During Winter

When winter rolls around, it can feel like you and your pet are cooped up inside for days on end. It’s colder and gets dark earlier which can drain your motivation to get out and get active!  But don’t let that be an excuse for you and your fur baby not to get moving.   Check out these 6 creative ways to ensure that your pup remains active and healthy this winter. 1. Indoor Fetch – Fetch might seem like a simple suggestion for an exercise, but playing fetch is an easy way to motivate your dog to participate in fun, cardiovascular activity. Find somewhere with a...

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Why you should be worried about that extra Puppy fat!

Is your dog carrying a little too much puppy fat? Controlling that ever-enlarging waistline is a major health concern facing our modern-day society, and it’s not only humans who are affected. The obesity epidemic is taking its toll on our furry friends too. Obesity and weight issues among dogs and cats in Australia are concerning with some earlier studies showing that almost half of dogs and one-third of cats in Australia are overweight or obese.¹ Although it may be hard to resist giving your pet an extra treat or a little bit more food when they show off their puppy dog eyes, obesity is...

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A Simple Guide To Getting your Pet Started on Raw!

If you’ve been wondering if you can feed your pet raw food, the answer is YES! If you have a pet that struggles with allergies, weight issues, digestive problems, or any other common conditions that affect dogs and cats, then feeding raw pet food might be the solution you have been looking for.   Feeding your dog or cat as nature intended means that they will get nutrients from sources that their bodies are designed to digest, leading to improved overall health, and longer happier lives. Chances are you have done some research on the amazing benefits and you are now committed...

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Hearty Mix – Kangaroo Chunky All Rounder (KCAR)

Looking for a great mix for your furbaby? The Kangaroo chunky all-rounder is a budget raw formula mix of chunky meat, bone, organ and minced meat. Kangaroo is the ultimate clean meat and truly organic by nature. We make this mix the way we are meant to eat it: Not farmed, they are open range animals.Harvested in their own environment. Never exposed to human intervention. No antibiotics.No added growth hormones. No added chemicals.  What’s in the KCAR Mix? The Kangaroo Chunky all-rounder mix is made with: 80% chunky roo 10% roo organ mix10-15% minced...

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Proper Petiquette -How to Socialise with Pets!

Do you like to be social, but also like spending time with your pets? It’s safe to say our furry friends play an important role in our lives and while we love and cherish these little creatures like humans, it’s important to remember that they’re animals who need boundaries.  There is also a certain amount of consideration and etiquette required by us as loving, doting pet owners. Etiquette For Dog’s and Owners Dog owners have a responsibility to manage their pets’ behaviour and follow certain rules of etiquette.  This also helps to teach our pets about acceptable...

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Preparing, Welcoming & Caring for your New Puppy!

Those new puppy moments are absolutely priceless.  When you first bring them home it is an exciting time for the whole family. Soon your new puppy will be a member of the family that you can’t remember being without, but in the beginning, it can be a very scary experience for them. Puppies New Home! Coming into a new environment with people that they’ve never met before after being removed from their mother and siblings, it’s no wonder that your new pet will be a little anxious in the beginning.  Here are a few tips on ways in which you can prepare your family and household...

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The Benefits of Bones in your Pet’s Diet

Raw bones are a healthy and safe part of your pet’s balanced raw diet and offer many benefits, some of which we have touched on in previous blogs.  Below we have outlined additional ways in which bones can benefit your pets.  Bone Safety First It is important that bones are always fed raw. Cooked bones can splinter and cause impaction, perforation of the gut and even death.  For a more comprehensive guide on bone safety you can refer to our previous blog on ‘How To Choose and Feed Bones Safely’, contact us directly or speak to your holistic vet if you have serious concerns...

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