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Dried Super Premium Food

We are here to assist you in your choice of food for your pets. All our dried foods are fully balanced to provide all of the nutrients, vitamins and minerals necessary for a healthy pet.

We have listed the most popular foods, however every range has a wide variety of options available tailored to your pets’ individual needs (and palate).We cannot possibly carry them all but we are happy to hold any one of them in store for you to collect at a time that suits you.

Loyalty Card

Most dried food brands have a loyalty card system.  After you have purchased 10 bags of a particular brand you will receive one bag absolutely free.  Please ask at your local Pet Essentials store for further information.

Hill's Science Diet - "Veterinarian Recommended"

In 2014 a grain free range in both dog and cat food was introduced. 

Resulting from a great deal of scientific research, this food provides precisely balanced nutrition to maintain vital organ health and lean muscle.

Arguably the largest pet food manufacturing company in the world, the producers provide a very professional, caring environment for those cats and dogs who partake in a benign testing/tasting regime. Having viewed and talked to the veterinarians and scientists behind the production of this food in Topeka, Kansas, we are extremely comfortable in recommending the range.

There is a full range covering the life span specifically designed for kittens and puppies through to those senior pets. Additional blends covering oral health, hairball control (in cats), sensitive skin conditions, sensitive stomach issues and overweight pets are available.

Orijen "Nourish As Nature Intended" And Acana "Biologically Appropriate"

Orijen has been rated Pet Food of the Year over the 2009-2010, 2010-2011, and 2011-2012 years by the Glycemic Research Institute in Washington DC. Produced in Canada this food is grain free using free range human grade ingredients free of antibiotics.

Orijen, together with its sister food Acana uses fresh natural ingredients that are sourced locally in Canada. The food is healthy and nutritious with large amounts of proteins such as chicken, turkey, fish, and eggs. These are easily digestible. Locally grown fruits and vegetables provide natural sources of fibre, vitamins and minerals. There are no artificial ingredients or by-products in Orijen and Acana dried foods.

Nutrience "Honest Nutrition For Every Stage Of Your Pets Life"

In 2014 a grain free range in both dog and cat food was introduced.

Produced in Canada, Nutrience is honest nutrition for every stage of your pets’ life. The food is produced in small batches with stringent quality controls and regular feeding trials.

Natural ingredients - chicken, lamb, duck, tomato pomace, blueberries and cranberries – combine to make a great tasting dog and cat food of supreme quality. Covering the full life cycle of your pet, this food provides vital antioxidants, and prebiotics and probiotics supporting both a stronger immune system and healthy intestinal tract.

No by-products, no fillers, no added glutens, no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.

Nutro "Premium Natural Nutrition"

A grain free range is available.

The makers of Nutro have been dedicated to providing superior nutrition, taste and performance for more than 80 years. They use only the finest quality ingredients. Natural Choice uses hormone-free chicken with no chicken by-products such as heads, feet or intestines.

New Zealand lamb & venison are sources of lean protein used in the Nutro range, together with egg - “the perfect protein”. Added are optimum levels of linoleic acid derived from sunflower oil. This fatty acid is proven to improve skin & coat health. Full diets covering the respective life spans of your cat and/or dog are covered in food delivered by Nutro.


Eukanuba Dog "Never Cut Corners" "Never Compromise"

This Eukanuba philosophy has not wavered for 40 years – “We feed dogs how we believe nature intended them to eat”. Evolving form carnivores, dogs should be fed accordingly, therefore only high-quality animal proteins, mainly chicken and lamb (not vegetables) are used as the principal sources of protein.

Full life stage diets are available including performance diets for agility and working dogs together with some breed specific diets including Boxer, German Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Jack Russell Terrier, Labrador, Rottweiler, Spaniel, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Toy Poodle and West Highland White Terrier. Other diets include Sensitive Joints, Sensitive Skin, Sensitive Digestion, Overweight.

Iams Cat "Good For Life"

A quality cat food covering all life stages together with formulations to assist in the elimination of hairballs and overweight issues. This food has varying flavours to keep your cat happy.

Royal Canin

Together with the full life stages diets, Royal Canin provides tailor made nutrition for pure bred dogs. This “Breed Health Nutrition” is a range developed to meet the needs and peculiarities of each breed.

Some breeds covered include Boxer, Bulldog, Cavalier King Charles, Chihuahua, Cocker Spaniel, Dachshund, Dalmatian, German Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Labrador, Mini Schnauzer, Poodle, Pug, Rottweiler, Shih Tsu, West Highland White Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier.

The same applies to Royal Canin cat food. There is the range covering all life stages and flavours, together with diets designed for fussy cats; that to assist in hairball control; that to assist in putting a healthy shine on the cats’ fur.

Specific breed formulations include British Shorthair, Persian, Maine Coon, Siamese. Just enquire in store if you wish us to provide a breed specific formulation.

Ziwipeak - Nautral New Zealand Pet Nutrition

The ZiwiPeak range covers ‘Daily-Dog’ Cuisine and ‘Daily-Cat’ Cuisine which are a natural, complete diet for daily vitality, prepared with care beneath the Bay of Plenty’s celebrated peak Mt Maunganui.

Feed your pet with the nutritional excellence of a healthy real-meat diet containing essential vitamins and minerals. They’ll love the taste.

ZiwiPeak contains only the purest New Zealand ingredients and is suitable to feed your pet at any stage of life – from puppy or kitten to mature adult. ZiwiPeak assists to promote: Energy and vitality; General well-being; Digestion; Healthy coat and skin; Weight control. In dogs it also assists in: Reduced bad breath, flatulence and stools; Elimination of allergies.

Available air dried in pouches, as well as in a moist form in cans, there are no colours, salt, sugar, artificial preservatives, fillers or grains. ZiwiPeak also has a range of premium real meat jerky treats.

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