Science-based nutrition

SCIENCE-BASED NUTRITION

NUTRIENTS VS. INGREDIENTS

Formulating the best, premium pet nutrition in the world is no simple task. Each of our diets is made up of nutrients that must be included in precise balance to supply the most effective nutrition for cats and dogs of different sizes, ages, breeds and lifestyles, and with specific needs. 

Four Goals for Health Nutrition

Our goal is to provide every cat and dog with the nutrition that is precisely right for their individual needs – needs that vary with the pet’s breed, environment, age, weight, gender, digestion, genetic makeup and lifestyle. 

  1. Body development and maintenance: Amino acids, minerals, vitamins and fatty acids meet the basic nutrition requirements for...

Nutro - Natural ingredients for Skin & Coat Health

Natural Ingredients for Skin & Coat Health

The condition of your pet’s skin and coat indicates nutrition and well-being. Many cats and dogs can develop a dull coat or have issues with dry, flaky skin. When you feed NUTRO®, you’ll see a difference in your pet. Featuring patented levels of linoleic acid, zinc and B vitamins to promote healthy skin and a soft, shiny coat — guaranteed. 

Here’s the science behind the premium ingredients.

Give the Vitamins and Minerals Your Pet Needs

Poor skin and coat conditions might result from genetics, immune function, environmental pollutants or dry air from HVAC systems at home. In some cases, dull coats and unhealthy skin also can mean a nutrition deficiency. Your pets need to get the...

Most cat owners will be familiar with the symptoms of hairballs; the hacking, gagging and vomiting. Hairballs may also cause decreased appetite and constipation.  Cat hairballs are not normally an indication of a serious health problem but if hacking/gagging continues without resulting in vomiting a hairball, this could be an indication of a blockage.  Monitoring the behaviour to see if it persists or becomes more severe will help to determine if it’s just an inconvenience or requires professional veterinary advice.

What Causes Hairballs In Cats?

Cats can spend up to 10 percent of their time grooming themselves by licking their fur and hairballs can develop as a result of your cats healthy and fastidious grooming routine....

As some of you may know, cats weren’t always the domestic house cats that we have come to know and love. They have a wild origin that goes back over 70,000 years and is connected to that of the African Wild Cat. But how exactly did the cat become a common fixture in a third of American households?

Bonus paw fact: Did you know… New Zealand has the highest percentage of households owning cats at 47%. This is followed by Canada at 38%, America at 32%, United Kingdom at 26% and Australia at 22%. We sure do love our cats down under!

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute examined the DNA of 979 wildcats and domestic cats from across Europe, Asia and Africa to determine which subspecies of the wildcat gave rise to the house...

Discover the Petcurean Difference

So maybe you’ve always been of the opinion that pet food is pet food, and one is much the same as the next. Well,no.

There are actually some pretty important differences between Petcurean Pet Nutrition's premium-quality recipes, and those from other brands. We invite you to read more, discover these differences, and discover the difference our recipes can make to your pet's health and happiness.

  

THE PETCUREAN DIFFERENCE #1

Unique recipes

At Petcurean, we create our recipes with passion and purpose, using only the best of the best ingredients from a trusted network of farmers, ranchers and producers. Petcurean Pet Nutrition produces recipes for dog breeds of all sizes, and...