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’ […]
Addiction Foods offers many nutritional solutions for pets with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). We carefully select ingredients that have low-allergenic properties, as described below. After your veterinarian has diagnosed your dog or cat with IBD, […]
Here at Addiction Pet Foods, we take skin and coat stuff seriously. Very seriously. We spend a good deal of our time formulating foods and treats to help our animal friends improve the condition of […]
Dogs and cats can develop food allergies just like people. They, unlike people, cannot share crucial information for accurate diagnosis. Therefore, with the help of a veterinarian, pet owners have to systematically rule out all […]
There’s a common misconception among pet owners that our pets require a high protein diet that consists mostly of meat – which is essentially the food that our omnivorous dogs and obligate carnivorous cats require […]
Now that we covered some of the basics about skin, let’s talk about itching and scratching a bit. There are several reasons why dogs and cats itch and scratch. They can be classified into four […]