Natural Ways To Treat Yeast Infections

When we think of yeast in the body we almost always jump to the negatives, however, yeast is actually a very normal, healthy part of the digestive and immune system in dogs and humans. In dogs, yeast lives on the skin and in the gut, along with other healthy flora as part of a balanced immune system. However, when this balance is interrupted, it can cause problems and result in a yeast infection, allergies or other inflammatory issues.   What Causes A Yeast Infection?  Yeast infections can happen anywhere in your dog’s body. A yeast infection can present itself...

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The Benefits of Feeding Your Dog Liver

We understand that some things can be a bit weird and icky to feed your pet, but if you are not yet feeding your dog liver they really are missing out! Including liver in a Raw diet not only benefits them nutritionally but it is something that your dog will most probably love! Liver is an important source of nutrients for any dog as it is rich in many of the vitamins and minerals that are vital for your pet to live a happy and healthy life.   What Makes Liver So Good? The liver is a nutrient-rich organ that most dogs love eating.  It is often said to be nature’s multivitamin...

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How to Transition Cats to Raw and Why They’ll Thrive!

A cat’s natural instincts are to hunt for food. Yes, even your lovable friendly housecat. If you have ever seen a cat consuming a mouse it has caught, you’ll understand how perfectly natural it is for these carnivorous animals to eat whole raw foods. Providing cats with a raw food diet not only taps into their feline instincts but keeps them healthy, strong and allows them to thrive! What is an obligate carnivore?  All felines, including domestic cats, are obligate carnivores. All of these animals became obligate carnivores as a result of their ancestral diets. In your own research, you...

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How To Use Treats To Reward And Encourage Your Pets

Giving your pet treats is more than an expression of your love for your companion friend, it can be a critical component in dog training and rewarding good dog behaviour.  One of the reasons treats work so well in training, is because a dog’s sense of smell is so unbelievable. Dogs can smell a treat from far away and can get a pretty good idea of the main ingredients.  Here are some tips on using dog treats effectively, when to give them and which healthy dog treats to give.  Tips For Using Dog Treats Effectively Use pet treats to reinforce a calm, submissive...

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All Natural Solutions for your Pet Spring Clean!

Springtime welcomes warmer weather, longer days and the motivation to give your house a good clean! For pet parents that also means some much-needed cleaning, organisation and decluttering of their pets life too.  Here’s a spring cleaning checklist for every pet parent with some great natural ways to keep your home clean. Removing Pet Odours and Stains Deodorise couches, carpets, and pet spaces with baking soda. Sprinkle baking soda over the carpet and other vacuum-able surfaces to absorb pet odours. Make a ready-to-go mixture using your favourite pet-friendly essential oil. Fill...

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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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