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Sore Tum Moggy daily

Sore Tum Moggy daily

Moggy daily – Are you a cat mum with a sensitive cat tum? With so many Kiwi cats eating a highly processed food, the numbers suffering from inflam...
Is your pet’s gut throwing their health out of whack?

Is your pet’s gut throwing their health out of whack?

Is your pet’s gut throwing their health out of whack? Does your beloved pet suffer from common digestive issues such as loose poop, vomiting, diar...
Turmeric is a spice world champion

Turmeric is a spice world champion

Cancer is not just the curse of the human world, it is also rampant in our beloved pet world.  The latest figures suggest that over 6 million dogs...
Hand over the spinach Popeye!

Hand over the spinach Popeye!

Did you know that small quantities of fresh vegetables are exactly the sort of food your pet’s gut will love you for?   So what about that leafy green favourite of the 1930’s cartoon character Popeye – Spinach!   
The beautiful story behind our Kawakawa and Manuka balm

The beautiful story behind our Kawakawa and Manuka balm

Finding the right artisan producers for our Vet Love Naturally Range turned out to be easier than we thought, particularly when it came to our Pet Skin Balm. 
Can an upset gut cause an upset mutt?

Can an upset gut cause an upset mutt?

Anxiety and aggression often go hand and hand with it comes to dogs and now there are new studies that reveal that an imbalance in gut bacteria ma...
A healthy microbiome is your pet’s meal ticket to good health

A healthy microbiome is your pet’s meal ticket to good health

With 90% of a pet’s immune system residing in their gut or microbiome, the health of the gut plays a vital role in the overall health and wellbeing of your furry family member.
Can a healthy gut protect your pet against allergies? YES!

Can a healthy gut protect your pet against allergies? YES!

There are thankfully a number of things that we can do to alleviate or, better still, eliminate the cause of any nasty allergy symptoms.
Caring for our Wonderful Wrinkly Dogs, Naturally

Caring for our Wonderful Wrinkly Dogs, Naturally

If you’re the proud ‘mother’ or ‘father’ of a dog with a beautiful set of squishy wrinkles, here are some simple TLC tips to ensure they remain free from skin problems.

The Official Word

The Official Word

The NZ Veterinary Association (NZVA) have put out some helpful mini-guides on looking after your pets during the COVID-19 lockdown.
New Zealand dog diet study a wake-up call for dog nutrition

New Zealand dog diet study a wake-up call for dog nutrition

A recent independent New Zealand study commissioned by New Zealand Premium Petfood Alliance has found that meat is best when it comes to doggy diets!
Have you got the itchy and scratchy show going on at your house?

Have you got the itchy and scratchy show going on at your house?

One of the most frustrating and hard to beat problems that a pet owner can face these days is allergies. If you have a dog or cat with a persisten...