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Activities that bring birds and kids together Following movements in Scandinavia and North America ‘bush kindergartens’ and ‘forest schools’ have been sprouting up all over New Zealand. The concept isn’t new for those of us who grew up making our own fun in the great...read more
The benefits of a grain-free diet for dogs Most dog owners find it pretty difficult to truly replicate the natural diet of their pets. After all, these dogs are the descendants of apex predators, and they would have naturally fed for the most part on animal carcasses...read more
This hot, calm summer weather is reminding New Zealanders of a harsh truth: by feeding white bread scraps to ducks, we are doing more harm than good.read more
It’s summer: beach cricket is on, frisbees are flying everywhere, burnt sausages are falling to the ground left, right and centre. Let’s be honest – there’s a lot going on that could get a dog lost. Here’s what to do.read more
Not every puppy is cut out to be a working dog. We talked to breeder Kath Outerson about mobility assistance dogs and why Golden Retrievers are the best fit for the job.read more
Here’s one for fans of our Premium Rat & Mice Mix: our five favourite rodents.read more
“I don’t think anyone should underestimate the strength of the family business culture.” And that’s why we’ll miss you, William McGrory.read more
After all the celebrity-making antics of the recent Bird Of The Year competition we wondered what other birds have made the headlines over the years. Here are our favourite five…read more
It’s this time of year when birds really knuckle down to work. Breeding, nest-building and feeding young chicks takes a lot of extra energy though…read more