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How do I switch my pet’s food to Applaws?

We’re so glad you asked. It’s important to introduce any new food to your pet gradually, over a period of 10 days. Sudden changes in their diet can result in an upset stomach or digestive issues, so it’s best to start small and build up slowly. Applaws dry is a high protein, grain-free food which your pets will love but they will need to adjust to – depending on their previous diet. It is not uncommon for your pet’s toilet habits to change. You may see looser stools during this transitional period, but over time they should firm up again – a good sign of a healthy digestive system.

Is Applaws pet food gluten free?

Yes it is. Gluten from cereals and grains can sometimes cause problems such as skin allergies in some pets. Applaws complete dry is particularly suitable for pets that suffer from gluten intolerance. Our wet food contains a maximum of 4% rice but it’s worth noting that rice does not contain gluten.

 

 

Why natural pet food?

Natural ingredients help to keep pets happy and healthy – naturally. At Applaws, this is our core belief and at the heart of everything we do. We simply believe everyone, humans and pets, thrive better by eating natural food with no colours or flavours.

Why grain free?

When our founders started Applaws, they discovered that most commercial pet foods contain high levels of cereals and grains which are cheap and filling but not necessarily beneficial to the health of our pets. Some can even cause allergies, itching and digestive issues. It’s true that most pets are able to tolerate some level of grain, but we know that it’s more natural if they can get their protein from meat and not cereals. That’s why, we decided to make a range of Applaws grain-free dry food. The main source of protein in Applaws food is quality meat, like chicken breast or tuna. We make sure our recipes replicate your pet’s natural diet, as closely as possible, so you can serve happiness in every bowl.

Do you ever use GM ingredients?

We do not use any GM ingredients in our Applaws Complete range. This is conscious decision, as we always strive to give your pets the best natural food . As you may know, it is not illegal to use GM ingredients in Pet Food and many American brands have used GM ingredients in their formulas for many years, without any known side effects. However, at Applaws we think your pet deserves a naturally delicious diet – food that gets their tail wagging or makes them purr with happiness.

Where is Applaws pet food produced?

Applaws is made to the highest food industry standard of ingredients, safety, and quality. Our dry cat food and dog food is made in Australia, using Australian meat and local ingredients wherever possible. Our wet pet food is made in Thailand; sourced from human-quality food suppliers and prepared alongside big brands you will recognise from the supermarket shelves – all of our factories have been audited to British Retail Consortium Standards for Food Safety. We take great care to select our supply partners to ensure that Applaws food is always made to the highest possible standards.

Can I feed Applaws to my kitten?

Yes, from 12 weeks old – they’ll love every nibble. All Applaws cat food recipes can be served to kittens at 12 weeks and over. Our recipes are packed with quality protein, and natural vitamins and minerals, so cats of any breed, at any age can thrive on an Applaws diet. If your kitten has special dietary requirements, or you are unsure about any aspect of feeding your kitten, speak to your Vet to put your mind at rest.

How do I switch my dog’s food to Applaws?

We’re so glad you asked. It’s important to introduce any new food to your dog gradually, over a period of 10 days. Sudden changes in their diet can result in an upset stomach or digestive issues, so it’s best to start small and build up slowly. Applaws dry is a high protein, grain-free food which your dog will love but they will need to adjust to – depending on their previous diet. It is not uncommon for your dog’s toilet habits to change. You may see looser stools during this transitional period, but over time they should firm up again – a good sign of a healthy digestive system.

How absorbent is Applaws Nature’s Calling litter?

Applaws Nature’s Calling litter words really fast; clumping quickly on contact and hardens within 15 minutes. This not only makes it easier for you to keep the litter try clean but it also absorbs odours and neutralizes ammonia better than many other cat litter formulas – tried and tested.

Will Applaws Nature’s Calling litter help with odour control?

Applaws Nature’s Calling litter is made from the reclaimed lining of walnut shells. Tried and tested. Our unique formula has been proven to neutralize odours better than many other cat litters and can even and last up to 30 days before the whole litter tray needs changing – happy days.

Is Applaws Nature’s calling litter flushable?

Yes it is. Nature’s Calling is not only flushable, is it incredibly effective at absorbing ammonia and neutralizing odours; clumping quickly to make easier to you to keep the tray clean. All of which means there is less waste, so even the smallest pack of Nature’s Calling could last up to 30 days before the whole litter tray needs changing.

What makes Applaws Nature’s Calling litter different?

Not all cat litter is as natural as Applaws Nature’s Calling. It’s all-natural and annually renewable making it one of the most environmentally friendly cat litters available. Our secret? Nature’s Calling is made from the reclaimed lining of walnut shells, so it’s 100% biodegradable. Nature’s Calling is kind to your pet as well as the environment. It don’t contain any harmful chemicals or toxins and it’s virtually dust free so it won’t stick to paws. It also absorbs odours and neutralizes ammonia better than many other cat litter formulas – tried and tested. The super absorbent litter clumps quickly makes it less messy and much easier for you to manage.

What should I feed my puppy?

You lucky thing – we love taking care of puppies. At 12 weeks your puppy can eat solid food and should be fed to appetite as much as they want. Puppies have sensitive stomachs so it’s important to make any changes to their diet slowly. We suggest you switch them onto any new food gradually over 10-14 days, slowly increasing the volume bit by bit.
We believe the best way to feed your puppy is with a natural diet that their bodies were designed for. Like the wild pack dogs, your little furry friend is also a carnivore. They need meat from protein (not cereals and grains) and essential vitamins from vegetables and fruits This will support essential brain, bone and teeth development as part
of overall health.

That’s why Applaws recipes have been carefully crafted with natural ingredients. We only use the finest cuts of meat or fish in our wet food range and vitamins and minerals which exist naturally. The essential amino acids which puppies need from their food every day, such as taurine, are naturally occurring in the prime meat and fish we use in the Applaws wet dog food range. Our dry food contains extremely high levels of meat at 50% of the recipe and is cereal and grain free. We recommend serving your puppy complete dry food with a complementary wet food. They may like to have up to eight smaller meals a day – some of these could be in the middle of the night. We recommend a bowl of Applaws complete dry food be left out 24 hours a day. You can then top it up with Applaws wet dog food – don’t forget to always leave a bowl of fresh water out. If your puppy has special dietary requirements, or you are unsure about any aspect of feeding your puppy, speak to your Vet to put your mind at rest.

Can I feed Applaws to my puppy?

Yes, from 12 weeks old – they’ll love every nibble. Applaws complete and balanced, grain-free dry puppy food should be fed up until 12+ months. Our Applaws Dry Puppy food is specially formulated to give your puppy an extra boost in their early development. There is significant scientific data to show that puppies with higher levels of EPA and DHA in their diet have improved brain function and are easier to train. That’s why we add salmon oil to their food – high in natural levels of DHA and EPA to give your puppy vital nutrients for brain development. At one year, your puppy should move on to our adult dry food range. All our recipes are packed with quality protein, and natural vitamins and minerals, so dogs of any breed, at any age can thrive on an Applaws diet. If your puppy has special dietary requirements, or you are unsure about any aspect of feeding your puppy, speak to your Vet to put your mind at rest.

Can I feed Applaws to my older dog?

All Applaws dog food recipes are suitable for senior dogs. As our food contains quality meat and essential vitamins and minerals, dogs of any breed, at any age, can thrive on an Applaws diet. Our Applaws Dry Senior food recipe contains added coconut oil, flaxseed oil and fish oil. These special dietary fats have anti-aging benefits that can help senior dogs stay mentally active for longer. If your dog has special dietary requirements, or you are unsure about any aspect of feeding your dog, speak to your Vet to put your mind at rest.

Is Applaws natural dog food gluten free?

Yes it is. Gluten from cereals and grains can sometimes cause problems such as skin allergies in some dogs. Applaws grain free dry dogfood is particularly suitable for dogs that suffer from gluten intolerance. Our wet dog food contains a maximum of 4% rice but it’s worth noting that rice does not contain gluten.

Why natural dog food?

Natural ingredients help to keep pets happy and healthy – naturally. At Applaws, this is our core belief and at the heart of everything we do. We simply believe everyone, humans and dogs, thrive better by eating natural food with no additives, colours or flavours.
The best way to feed your dog is with a natural diet that their bodies were designed for. Like wild pack dogs, your four-legged friend is also a carnivore. They need meat from protein (not cereals and grains) and essential vitamins from vegetables and fruits to stay happy and healthy. That’s why Applaws recipes have been carefully crafted with natural ingredients. We only use the finest cuts of meat or fish in our wet food range and vitamins and minerals which exist naturally. Our dry food contains extremely high levels of meat at 50% of the recipe and is cereal and grain free.

How much should I feed my dog?

On the back of each Applaws pack, and on our product pages on our website you will find our handy feeding guides – portion sizes will vary and depend on the age, activity level and general health of your dog. As a general guide, we suggest you feed your dog a bowl of complete dry food morning and evening along with a complementary wet meal, such as Applaws Dog Tins. One in the morning and one in the evening. Try serving these as toppers to dry food or on their own – don’t forget to always leave a bowl of fresh water out for your dog. If your dog has special dietary requirements, or you are unsure about any aspect of feeding your dog, speak to your Vet to put your mind at rest.

What should I feed my dog?

We believe the best way to feed your dog is with a natural diet that their bodies were designed for. Like wild pack dogs, yours furry friend is also a carnivore. They need meat from protein (not cereals and grains) and essential vitamins from vegetables and fruits to stay happy and healthy. That’s why Applaws recipes have been carefully crafted with natural ingredients. We only use the finest cuts of meat or fish in our wet food range and vitamins and minerals which exist naturally. Our dry food contains extremely high levels of meat – 50% of the recipe – and we have grain-free recipes too.

Why grain free dog food?

When our founders started Applaws, they discovered that most commercial dog foods contain high levels of cereals and grains which are cheap and filling but not necessarily beneficial to the health of our dogs. Some can even cause allergies, itching and digestive issues. While dogs are able to tolerate some level of grain, they are carnivores and their bodies are at their healthiest when they get their protein from meat and not cereals. The main source of protein in Applaws dog food is quality meat, like chicken breast or tuna. We make sure our recipes replicate your dog’s natural diet, as closely as possible, so you can serve happiness in every bowl.

What is the difference between complete food and complementary food?

Complete pets food such as Applaws dry, contains all the vitamins and minerals your furry friends needs to be healthy. If you only feed your pet complete food and provide lots of fresh water for them to drink, they will receive the all nutrition their body needs. Complementary pet foods are not designed to be the only source of food for your pet. They are a great way to add variety, flavour and essential vitamins to their diet but should be served with some complete dry food. At Applaws, our natural, wet complementary recipes contain real meat and fish. These prime cuts provide your pet with naturally high levels of vitamins, taurine and arginine and they are a great way to make dry meals more interesting.
Portion sizes will depend on your pet:
If you have cat, we suggest you leave a bowl of Applaws dry out all day for them to graze on and then serve a wet complementary meal in the morning and evening.
If you have a dog, feed them Applaws dry during the day and serve a complementary wet meal by itself or as a topper on their dry food.

How do I switch my cat’s food to Applaws?

We’re so glad you asked. It’s important to introduce any new food to your cat gradually, over a period of 10 days. Sudden changes in their diet can result in an upset stomach or digestive issues, so it’s best to start small and build up slowly. Applaws dry is a high protein, grain-free cat food which your furry friend will love but they will need to adjust to – depending on their previous diet. It is not uncommon for your cat’s toilet habits to change. You may see looser stools during this transitional period, but over time they should firm up again – a good sign of a healthy digestive system.

Why grain free cat food?

When our founders started Applaws, they discovered that most commercial cat foods contain high levels of cereals and grains which are cheap and filling but not necessarily beneficial to the health of our cats. Some can even cause allergies, itching and digestive issues. While cats are able to tolerate some level of grain, they are carnivores and their bodies are at their healthiest when they get their protein from meat and not cereals. The main source of protein in Applaws cat food is quality meat, like chicken breast or tuna. We make sure our recipes replicate your cat’s natural diet, as closely as possible, so you can serve happiness in every bowl.

Is Applaws cat food gluten free?

Yes it is. Gluten from cereals and grains can sometimes cause problems such as skin allergies in some cat. Applaws grain free dry cat food is particularly suitable for cats that suffer from gluten intolerance. Our wet cat food contains a maximum of 4% rice but it’s worth noting that rice does not contain gluten.

How much should I feed my cat?

On the back of each Applaws pack, and on our product pages on our website you will find our handy feeding guides – portion sizes will vary and depend on the age, activity level and general health of your cat. As a general guide, we suggest you feed your cat a bowl of complete dry cat food morning and evening along with a complementary wet meal, such as Applaws Cat Tins. One in the morning and one in the evening – don’t forget to always leave a bowl of fresh water out for your cat. If your cat has special dietary requirements, or you are unsure about any aspect of feeding your cat, speak to your Vet to put your mind at rest.

Why natural cat food?

Natural ingredients help to keep pets happy and healthy – naturally. At Applaws, this is our core belief and at the heart of everything we do. We simply believe everyone, humans and cats, thrive better by eating natural food with no colours or flavours.
The best way to feed your cat is with a natural diet that their bodies were designed for. Like the big wild cats, your feline friend is also a carnivore. They need meat from protein (not cereals and grains) and essential vitamins from vegetables and fruits to stay happy and healthy. That’s why Applaws recipes have been carefully crafted with natural ingredients. We only use the finest cuts of meat or fish in our wet food range and vitamins and minerals that exist naturally. Our dry food contains extremely high levels of meat at 50% of the recipe and is cereal and grain free.

What should I feed my cat?

We believe the best way to feed your cat is with a natural diet that their bodies were designed for. Like the big wild cats, your furry friend is also a carnivore. They need meat from protein (not cereals and grains) and essential vitamins from vegetables and fruits to stay happy and healthy. That’s why Applaws recipes have been carefully crafted with natural ingredients. We only use the finest cuts of meat or fish in our wet food range and vitamins and minerals which exist naturally. Our dry food contains extremely high levels of meat – 50% of the recipe – and we have grain-free recipes too.
We recommend serving complete dry food with a complementary wet food to create your cat’s natural diet – don’t forget to always leave a bowl of fresh water out for your cat drink throughout the day. If your cat has special dietary requirements, or you are unsure about any aspect of feeding your cat, speak to your Vet to put your mind at rest.

Can I feed Applaws to my older cat?

All Applaws complementary wet cat food recipes are suitable for senior cats. As our food contains quality meat and essential vitamins and minerals, cats of any breed, at any age, can thrive on an Applaws diet. If your cat has special dietary requirements, or you are unsure about any aspect of feeding your cat, speak to your Vet to put your mind at rest.

Does Applaws cat food contain Taurine?

This is essential for your cat’s health. Taurine is an natural amino acid only found in animal-based meat protein. Many other cat foods have to add taurine to their recipes as they contain very little meat. Not true for Applaws wet cat food. With up to 80% prime meat content, Taurine is naturally occurring so you won’t see it listed on our ingredients. We always recommend that our complementary wet cat foods are served with complete and balanced grain-free cat food to ensure your furry friend has a diet packed with the nutrition they need to thrive.

What should I feed my kitten?

You lucky thing – we love taking care of kittens. From about 10 weeks, your kitten can eat solid food and should be fed to appetite as much as they want.
We believe the best way to feed your kitten is with a natural diet that their bodies were designed for. Like the big wild cats, your little furry friend is also a carnivore. They need protein from meat (not cereals and grains) and essential vitamins from vegetables and fruits This will support essential brain, bone and teeth development as part of overall health.
That’s why Applaws recipes have been carefully crafted with natural ingredients. We only use the finest cuts of meat or fish in our wet food range and vitamins and minerals which exist naturally. The essential amino acids which kittens need from their food every day, such as taurine, are naturally occurring in the prime meat and fish we use in the Applaws wet cat food range. Our dry food contains extremely high levels of meat at 50% of the recipe and is cereal and grain free.
We recommend serving your kitten complete dry food with a complementary wet food. They may like to have up to eight smaller meals a day – some of these could be in the middle of the night. We recommend a bowl of Applaws complete dry food be left out 24 hours a day. You can then top it up with Applaws wet cat food – don’t forget to always leave a bowl of fresh water out. If your kitten has special dietary requirements, or you are unsure about any aspect of feeding your kitten, speak to your Vet to put your mind at rest.

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