Like you, your dog food needs the right quality and amount of protein in his diet. Proteins are important building blocks of their body’s organs, muscles, and tissues. Unlike fats, proteins are not stored inside […]
Name at least one popular pet food that your pooches adore and chances are, kibble comes up high on the list. Kibble, also known as dry pet food, can be ground meal formed into pellets. […]
An allergy refers to a hypersensitivity of the immune system to otherwise typically harmless substances, like pollen, food or even temperature changes. Sneezing, wheezing, runny noses, irritation: these are tell-tale signs of allergies. And like […]
A cat flaunting her shiny and thick fur with pride is a sight every cat lover appreciates. It is comforting to know that our cat’s shiny coat is a sign of good health and happiness. But, did you know there is more to the […]
Venison, the “fancy” term for deer meat, is the rising star for keeping our beloved cats and dogs healthy. As gourmet recipes have gained popularity, our feline and canine pals have tasted a vast array […]
Imagine treating yourself with the best kind of salmon freshly caught in New Zealand’s fresh waters? Like the idea? Your pets would love to eat king salmon too! For anyone who loves to eat fish, […]
Do you have an itchy cat, even when it’s not flea season and there’s not a flea in sight? Does your kitty have dandruff or dry skin? Some cats get extra oily skin from food allergies. Others develop little pustules on their chins or the base of their tail. Some cats throw up more often or will have runny stools. If your cat is suffering from any of these, it may be a food intolerance. The first thing you should always do is check with your vet, as any or all of these could be signs of a more serious condition. Once you’ve ruled those out, take a look at your cat’s diet to find the culprit.
Does your dog have a food allergy? Let’s take a look at your food. Feeding the same food to a dog everyday may cause them to develop an allergy or intolerance to common ingredients. The most common food ingredients responsible for allergies are chicken, beef, dairy, pork, lamb, fish, eggs, corn, and grains (e.g. wheat, whey). Corn and wheat are often used as cheap fillers in pet foods.
Looking for a great gift for a dog or cat? Our raw dehydrated foods make great presents for that special pet. What makes raw dehydrated food so unique? We start with the best in New […]
The overabundance of Australian Wild Kangaroos and New Zealand Wild Brushtails has led to them being labelled as pests that pose a threat to their native environments. Here at Addiction, we recognise that these ‘pests’ […]