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Five Ethical Dog Brands to Support On International Dog Day

With International Dog Day coming up tomorrow on August 26th, ethical pet food brand on a mission to end factory farming, Frontier Pets, have conducted a survey to get a better understanding of how much we really know about what we are buying for our precious pooches.

The survey showed that 55% of consumers aged 25-34 were unaware that their choice in food for their dog was a direct contributor to the biggest form of animal cruelty world wide, factory farming. But interestingly, over 75% participants aged 25-34 felt it was important to feed their dogs organic and free ranged pet food.

These statistics highlight that ethics and sustainability are at front of mind for modern dog owners, however there is a lack of education and transparency around choosing the right brand.

We wanted to share with you 5 Australian, ethical pet brands in order to make it easier to choose the right pet related brands for your furry friends.

1. Frontier Pets

An Australian owned brand on a mission to end factory farming, Frontier Pets have produced a range of superior pet products using only high welfare and organic ingredients while also supporting ethical Australian producers. By supporting ethical meat suppliers, and bringing awareness to the unethical and inhumane practices of Factory Farming, Frontier Pets hopes to have these methods shut down once and for all.

2. Bondi Wash

Bondi Wash combines the power and fragrance of unique Australian botanicals with a luxurious mix of other essential oils and natural ingredients to bring a new range of products that are good for your dog, the planet and your home. All Dog products will repel insects, kill germs, and keep your dog looking fresh between visits to the groomer. 

3. Oh Crap

Australia’s number 1 non-plastic dog poop bag brand, Oh Crap is 100% compostable, 100% eco-friendly and designed to disintegrate in landfill within 3 months. 

4. Outback Tails

A proudly Australian owned, dog-loving company known for their dog beds, bowls, collars, leads and dog coats which feature the work of Pauline Napangardi Gallagher and Ursula Napangardi Hudson from the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation in the Central Desert.

5. AniPal

AniPal helps clean natural habitats by removing plastic waste and giving useful materials a second life as unique recycled and sustainable pet products. AniPal hopes to encourage other veterinary and animal industries to adopt sustainable, proactive practices to cleanse our environment for the benefit for all our animal friends.

Click here for How to Choose the Perfect Pet for Your Family and here for Tips on Preventing Separation Anxiety in Pets by Dr Katrina Warren.

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