Nutrition for dogs made simple

Health benefits of raw for dogs & cats

Why we're anti-kibble

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Adaptogens are a group of plants and mushrooms that can help your pet adapt to various stressors via what’s called a ‘state of non-specific resistance’. These nature-based remedies support the overall health and well-being of pets. We explain how they work.
  • 6 min read
Marigold (also called calendula), has long been used in herbal medicine as a topical antiseptic, however the marigold extract has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It’s also been shown to promote digestion and alleviate gastrointestinal disorders.
  • 6 min read
Many scientific studies have demonstrated the immune-boosting, anti-inflammatory activity, and disease-fighting properties of papaya. Papaya is a major ingredient in our health jelly mix The Pep-Up, designed to provide support to a struggling immune system. We explain the benefits of papaya.
  • 7 min read
Shiitake mushrooms add a range of minerals and vitamins, especially copper and vitamin B5. These medicinal mushrooms also contain antioxidants, among them the amino acid ergothioneine, the subject of much research as a natural and 'adaptive' antioxidant).
  • 1 min read
Papaya extracts and papaya-associated phytochemicals possess anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties. Papaya contains a wide range of bioactive secondary metabolites (eg alkaloids, phenolics, flavonoids, carotenoids, tannins, saponins) and proteolytic enzymes (papain and chymopapain). It's also rich in lutein, a type carotenoid.
  • 1 min read
Astragalus contains astragalans which are polysaccharide constituents that stimulate white blood cells production,T-cells, killer cells and antibodies in a fashion that helps maintain and restore the immune system. 
  • 1 min read
Medicinal mushrooms such as reishi, maitake, and shiitake contain bioactive compounds that can help regulate stress levels by supporting the adrenal glands and boosting the immune system. Some studies suggest that these mushrooms may also contain compounds that can help manage anxiety and depression.
  • 2 min read

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