Top 3 Home-Made Dog Food Toppers

Top 3 Home-Made Dog Food Toppers

Top 3 Homemade Dog Food Toppers The Rainbow ApproachIf you are interested in the latest diet information or even if you just read the headlines on any magazine as you were waiting in line at the checkout you will know that nature's colourful fruit and veg are essential to maintaining a healthy and balanced diet. Now pooch doesn’t get the opportunity to read the latest fad diet headlines. (Thank goodness. Can you imagine fido looking over his glasses flicking through Pooche's Weekly..) So they...

Social Distancing at it's Best!

Social Distancing at it's Best!

There has never been a better time to speak to you all about why Online Shopping is awesome and is complementary to in-store shopping trips. While the world is in the grips of a Pandemic crisis social distancing is a respectable and expected response to take. So what do we do when we can’t (or don’t want to) get to the shops, but our pets need nutritious food? ------------------------------------------------------- YOU'RE MAKING GOOD HEADWAY in a grocery store, left and right you’re dodging a...

Why you should keep all that chocolate to yourself and definitely shouldn't give any to your dog

Why you should keep all that chocolate to yourself and definitely shouldn't give any to your dog

Chocolate and Dogs Don’t MixIt is a pretty common concept that dogs should not eat chocolate. But what about Vegan chocolate? Why can’t dogs eat chocolate? 🤔 What about those puppy eyes!? 🥺From our research, the part of chocolate that is toxic to man's best friend is theobromine, a bitter-tasting alkaloid found in cocoa and chocolate and has a strong caffeine-like effect. This molecule is more slowly metabolised by dogs and increases blood flow to the brain. Toxicity is dose-related and the o...

Vegan Diet for Dogs: They Don't Need to Give Up Meat Completely

Vegan Diet for Dogs: They Don't Need to Give Up Meat Completely

You don’t need to give up meat but let’s think about how much of it we feed our companions.  With meat-based kibble, fresh meat mixed in and dried meat treats and our meaty leftovers as extra we are quickly limiting the longevity and freedom that our companion pet has.

Dip your Toes into Meatless Mondays

Dip your Toes into Meatless Mondays

Diet choices affect more than just our personal health and the health of our pets. A study by Professor Joseph Poore of the University of Oxford found that elimination of animal products from the diet and the uptake of plant-based alternatives reduces carbon emissions and pollution by up to 73% while cutting down land use by 75%. Learn more about environmental impact here.If putting your pet on a 100% Vegan diet is a challenge you are not ready for yet. We are here to say, that is ok. We acce...

Top 7 Outrageously Fun Ways to Exercise with your Pooch!

Top 7 Outrageously Fun Ways to Exercise with your Pooch!

They’re man’s best friend and we often welcome having them greet us with excited energy when we walk in the door after a long and sometimes challenging day. Very often it can be hard to find the motivation to then pull on the trainers and get in some much-needed movement. Missing exercise can mean we miss out on so many fantastic physical and mental health benefits associated with moving one’s body. Did you know that by being pet owners, we are 34% less likely to exercise than people without ...

TOP 4 TIPS to a longer life for you and pooch!

TOP 4 TIPS to a longer life for you and pooch!

How can you and your pooch live a longer, healthier life? Here are our top 4 tips for not only quantity but also quality of life! Make sure you and your pooch are getting in lots of exercise! The current recommendation for humans is 30 minutes of moderate physical activity per day. And I don't think your dog will mind joining you (unless it is one of those 3am jaunts that happens in the middle of winter...then..no they probably will still love it!).

7 Spooktacular Ways to Spend Halloween With Your Pet

7 Spooktacular Ways to Spend Halloween With Your Pet

Halloween is fast becoming a popular event in Australia as more and more trick or treaters scour neighbourhoods for treats or to leave a mischievous mark. Have you ever considered how your dog copes with this od human behaviour? Keep it fun and safe for your ‘Beasts’ this year with some of our spooktacular tips.  Quality time with your ‘Beast/s’Go for a walk and check out the decorations in the early afternoon before the frighters are out. Dog Treats are a must, human treats are a must n...

“Blood” Stained Pupcakes for Halloween

“Blood” Stained Pupcakes for Halloween

Blood donors needed.  See the Count. Try this fantastic recipe at home! Halloween themed dog treats, which if we say so ourselves don't go down too bad for humans also! 1 mashed banana ¼ cup frozen raspberries, defrosted ¼ cup shredded carrots 1 tsp turmeric ½ cup coconut flour ½ tsp. bicarb soda 1 flax egg (1 Tbsp. ground flax seeds mixed with 3 Tbsp. water) 1 Tbsp. maple syrup 2 Tbsp. Augustine Approved Certified Organic Raw Coconut Oil, melted + more for greasing Start by preheating ...

Vegan Dog Food Recipe: Chomping Chow

Vegan Dog Food Recipe: Chomping Chow

At first, you might not think of dog food when you hear of ingredients like mint, parsley and coconut oil but that is exactly what we have here. A nutritious meal that gives a breath refreshing mouthful in every bite. This recipe packs a punch with nutrition and natural breath-freshening elements. Let's unpack this recipe to understand why the ingredients selected will be good to incorporate into your dogs next meal. Firstly, the new kid on the block - Buckwheat: what is buckwheat? My dog is ...

Compostable vs Biodegradable Dog Poop Bags - The Shocking Reality

Compostable vs Biodegradable Dog Poop Bags - The Shocking Reality

On the other hand, we have COMPOSTABLE. Compostable means that a product can break down completely within 6 months with carbon dioxide, water and or inorganic compound through microbial activity. Exactly the same way that a plant in your backyard will break down if it is left to decompose. This makes compostable bags perfect for disposing of those steaming piles of...all while limiting our landfill footprint.

Health Benefits of a Vegan Diet for your Dog

Health Benefits of a Vegan Diet for your Dog

Aside from the many environmental impacts, Vegan dog foods can improve Allergies, Arthritis, Tummy Troubles and Weight problems. Does your dog have allergies, arthritis, tummy troubles, weight issues or just a picky eater? Plant-based foods may be the answer you’ve been looking for!