What and How much to Include in your Pet’s Raw Diet

Switching a dog with an existing health problem to a raw diet can often produce an improvement in their condition. Among healthy pets, a raw diet is likely to help prevent some of the illnesses that are now common in many dogs. Most importantly, a high quality raw diet with bones will help promote a long, healthy, and happy life for you and your companion animal! If you are new to Raw or just starting out, you may feel a little nervous and unsure of exactly what to feed and how much.  That is completely natural.  However if you follow the basic rules below, and you monitor your...

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7 Tips to Keep your Pets Healthy this Winter!

Winter is fast approaching and so is the need for us to be on top of our health before the cold and flu season, and our beloved pets are no exception. Unfortunately our pets, just like us, are susceptible to these illnesses but we can be proactive in ensuring optimal health. Here are several ways we can keep your pets’ immune system ready and fighting fit. 1. Diet and Supplements It goes without saying, you are what you eat. And a raw food diet is a sure fire way to implement a holistic nutrient dense diet rich in essential vitamins and minerals. Roo meat for instance is full...

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How to Treat & Prevent Common Illnesses in Pets

We all love our pets, but at some point, it’s inevitable they will get sick. In this article, we discuss common illnesses for pets, available treatments, and other important things to look out for to keep your pet healthy. Worms and Heartworm Worms and heartworm are one of the most common illnesses for pets. They can be contracted from: BirthMosquitoes and other insectsFleas and the environment Common symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea, weight loss and a dry coat. While there are preventative treatments on the market, individual treatment through your vet is recommended,...

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Holidaying with Pets – A Pet Travel Guide

With the Easter holidays just around the corner, and some travel restrictions still in place, you may be considering a family getaway in your local region. Whether you are planning a few day trips, a weekend down the coast or two weeks exploring your great state, the change of scenery will be a great chance to break the mundane routine of school and work!  Once you make the decision to go however, next comes the planning and preparation. Where will you head to, what will you do, how will you travel and of course, who will you take? Taking your pet on holidays Our fur babies are...

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How A Raw Diet Can Support Your Pups Muscle Development

Diet is a very important part of keeping your dog healthy.  A poor diet in pets can result in many health complications from allergies, cancer, behavioural issues, joint mobility and tendon and muscle development to name a few. A raw food diet is the most natural and healthiest way to ensure your pet is getting all the nutrients they need from the natural source to help ensure they live long, healthy and happy lives with fewer health complications. A raw diet helps support your pets overall physical and mental development as they go from your cute little puppy to leader of the pack. A...

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Natural Ways To Prevent Cancer in Your Pets

Cancer is among the leading causes of pet deaths in both young and old age. According to some recent research, one in ten dogs will die of cancer. While you may be able to seek certain treatments after a diagnosis, dog owners are more and more looking for ways to best protect their pets against this dreadful disease.  Here are a number of ways that you can look after your pets’ health by implementing some preventative health measures against the risks of cancer.  1. Diet Diet is important for your pets health because it can either help or hinder when it comes to cell...

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Feeding Raw To Ensure A Happy & Healthy Fur Family In 2021

Many people are motivated to make the move to a raw diet because it’s more natural and less processed than most commercial pet diets currently available. Others feed their pets a raw food diet because it makes sense that if they feed themselves a healthy balanced diet, then it’s logical to feed their pets in the same way. Others simply feed raw because their pets love it! Whatever your motivation is to make the switch this year, raw is by far the best way to ensure a happy and healthy fur family in 2021. Reasons To Feed Raw  A raw food diet closely resembles the diet your dog or...

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Why Does My Pet Have Food Allergies And What Can I Do About It?

Food allergies are a rising concern with pet owners and it seems like more and more pets on poor diets are suffering from them. Switching to a balanced, varied, species-appropriate raw diet is certainly an important part in combating your pet’s food allergies. A raw diet ensures that our pets, and especially the growing ones, have adequate nutrition and the health care that they need for a healthy immune system. Why Does My Pet Have Food Allergies? Food allergies occur when an animal’s immune system misidentifies a source from their food as an invader rather than a food item and...

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Honouring Our Home Grown Australian Dog Breeds

This year as we celebrate Australia Day we take a look at some of the popular dog breeds that have been bred to withstand the Australia conditions. Loyal companions and hard working dogs, there is no doubt why these dog breeds have become our best mates. Let’s take a look at  some of our top Aussie dog breeds… Australian Cattle Dog Also often referred to as Blue Heelers, these dogs are famous for their working drive. The first cattle dogs to be introduced to Australia came from England. These dogs weren’t suited to the extreme temperatures and vast, arid terrain...

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A Very Merry Instincto Christmas – Hours, Orders and Pet Gift Guide

Merry Christmas and Thank You! It has been a year like no other, we have all faced challenges some more than others but behind it all a great community spirit has emerged that has helped us to move forward, especially those of us in small business. We are so thankful to be a part of such a great community here in Brisbane and amongst our furry loving friends. Thank you for your continued support throughout 2020 and may you and your fur families have a safe and Merry Christmas! Find out more about our:  Christmas Trading HoursOrdering During The Holiday SeasonInstincto Pet Gift...

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