Nutrition for dogs made simple

Health benefits of raw for dogs & cats

Why we're anti-kibble

Supporting research and R&D


In this Pet Parent with a Brain interview, I talk with The Pet Girl, aka Brittany, about behaviour, training and diet, for your rescued kitten. 
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There's a new book out, called, you guessed it, Eat Like the Animals, written by researchers from the Charles Perkins Centre at Sydney Uni, David Raubenheimer and Stephen Simpson. It has lessons for what we should be eating - and what we should be feeding our pets.
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If you’ve looked at the ingredients in our balancing supplement for cats, or our complete and balanced treats for dogs, you’ll have noticed that both include cricket protein. And, after you’re over the ‘ew’ factor, you may be wondering why that is…

Here, we explain why crickets are in the mix – how it compares to other ingredients and why it’s actually so green! 

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Feeding cats raw or fresh food – what’s the recipe? Is a supplement, especially one that has veges, fruit, and other goodies, really necessary? It turns out that obligate doesn’t really mean, eat meat, and nothing else…

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Tell your vet you’re NOT feeding kibble, and you could cop a mouthful. But what kind of ‘mouthful’ is kibble – even the premium kind - for your cat? Multiple research studies show that in fact, dry food may be a risk factor for fat cats.

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Stress, fear and anxiety in our dogs causes disturbing behaviour, and chronic levels can have serious health implications - from skin, to weight to brain. Hair analysis helps unravel the stress response and some key triggers: did you know stress levels may be higher in multi-dog households?

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If I told you that dogs are ‘smart’ enough to work out what they should eat for optimum health, you probably wouldn’t believe me. However, research shows that is exactly what they’re able to do.

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Making your homemade dog food with bestie is super simple. It's literally, scoop out the bestie, add a dash of water, mix it around, add the protein, mix that through, and serve. 
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There’s no question DCM in dogs is serious. But the real causes have yet to be found and until they are, 'fake news’ is rife. Let’s get the science, please! Until then, here’s a layperson’s recap of what we really know about DCM.

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Do a quick search for 'homemade dog food’, and you'll get back a raft of recipes. However, while well-intentioned, many of these recipes just don’t give dogs what they need. We do a round-up of the common gaps in homemade dog food.

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This is the simplest dog food recipe around. Seriously. (But if you DO want to spend all Sunday making your dog's food, knock yourself out.) However, here we show you how to make balanced homemade food, that also boosts their health, in three easy steps.

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