Educational Articles

3 tips on how to socialize your dog

Just like introducing someone to others for the first time, your dog needs to be comfortable with other people to be socialized properly. Doing so takes time to build trust and can’t be done outright, especially if it’s a new dog or a rescue that hasn’t had much human contact. 

Foods you can safely feed your dog this Christmas 

Christmas is a time for family gatherings and feasts. Of course, some of us can’t resist the urge to feed our dogs so that they don’t feel left out from the festivities. Even so, there are foods that can harm dogs even if they are safe for us humans.

Meat allergies in dogs, why they develop and how to live with them

Many people believe that dogs are carnivores or natural meat eaters. However, generations of domestication have made dogs omnivorous, even if they are descendants of the wolves. This makes them perfectly adaptable to eat fruits and vegetables.  While this seems...

Why it’s time to switch to a raw alternative dog food

Raw feeding for dogs has become quite the trend online. In 2018, ASMR videos on YouTube and all-raw diet videos on TikTok feature owners feeding their pets uncooked food. One user even amassed 50 million likes alone, with commenters asking help with transitioning pets to the same kind of feeding pattern. 

While this trend has gained quite some traction online, giving this kind of diet to dogs may not be as beneficial as what online influencers may claim. Here’s a short history of how this practice came to be, and why it’s important to consider safer alternatives to raw food for dogs. 

OCEAN

Explore the depth of New Zealand ocean, where the best breed of king salmon is harvested. Learn more about the sustainable, safe ocean farming practices that is helping to preserve our ocean life.

LAKE

Be astounded by the clear, pristine water of New Zealand’s lakes, home to some of finest duck community. Find out more about the benefits of duck meat.

FOREST

Be awed by the lush, indigenous forest, where inhabitants like deers and brushtail thrive. Learn more about why New Zealand’s venisons are rated amongst the best in the world.

FIELD

New Zealand’s temperate climate has made it the ideal place for pastoral farming. Raised free-range and grass-fed, New Zealand’s lamb has been known to be amongst the most tender and succulent.