NEWS & ARTICLES

BY ANIMATES

Check back here to find news about Animates and for new articles, including information on how to keep your pets safe throughout different annual holidays and seasons!

Is Your Pet Over 6 Years Old?

We have listed some points below so you can determine if your pet is entering into their golden years. If you answer yes to these questions we highly recommend you talk to your vet to ensure their changes needs are being meet

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Zee.Dog

Zee.Dog was founded with one major purpose: to Connect Dogs and People. They design and build products of expression, ones that help make your life and your dog's that much cooler.

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Repeat Delivery

Repeat Delivery makes ordering your favourite pet products simple and convenient. Save time and money with Repeat Delivery

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Nutritional Rating System

Here at Animates, we have the most extensive range of food for your cat and dog in New Zealand. We can help you select the pet food which best suits you and your pet.

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New Nutro Range

Discover new wholesome essentials from Nutro

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Pet Insurance

Animates have partnered up with Pet-n-Sur to offer our customers an exclusive Pet Protection Plan

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Introducing Sophresh

Introducing Sophresh -The new and improved look of Animates exclusive cat litter range.

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Summer Safety Tips

Summer safety tips to help keep your pets healthy and comfortable in the summer heat.

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Summer Hazards

We love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions so we have collated some of the common concerns over the Summer period below to ensure a safe, comfortable summer for your pets.

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Petsafe - Product Recall

Have you bought a Petsafe or SportDOG brand product recently? Do not attempt to unplug it!

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Earthquake Update

We hope your pets and family are okay after the multiple shakes today 14/11/16. Across New Zealand, all of our pets and staff are okay after the earthquakes.

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Introducing - Watson & Williams

Animates bird food has a new brand and new easy to recognise packaging!

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What is Your Pet's Skin Telling You?

You can tell a lot about the general health of you pet but looking at its coat and skin.

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Tips and Tricks to Skin and Coat Care

Superior nutrition and regular grooming are essential to keeping your pet’s coat in top condition; we have compiled a handy guide with tips for caring for your pet’s skin and coat.

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The Vet Care Group Products

As we are part of The Vet Care Group we are able to provide you with vet products that you need. We offer vet products are hand selected to ensure the best quality for your pet.

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Stages of Dental Disease

Finding out whether your beloved pet has a dental health condition is essential.

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Hill's Science Diet Relaunch

We have exciting news about your pet’s favourite food - Hill’s™ Science Diet™.

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Is your pet overweight?

We have listed some points below so you can determine if your pet may be obese. If you answer yes to any of the below questions your pet may be at risk of obesity we would highly recommend you talk to your vet about a weight management program.

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Keeping your pets safe this Easter

When including your pets in Easter activities and celebrations make sure to keep them away from things that will cause them harm

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Purely Pets

Purely Pets is a 100% New Zealand-owned brand that believes in feeding pets the very best, as nature intended. Cats and dogs are carnivores that thrive on quality raw meat, and Purely Pets delivers that in its most natural form. Every product in the Purely Pets range is 100% free of grains, preservatives, and artificial colours

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World Animal Protection - Protect your pet in a disaster

Disasters can strike at any time and without warning. If disaster were to strike today, would you have a plan to save you and your animals?

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Tropical Fish Mythbusters

Did you know tropical fish are quite easy to care for, keep clean and make a wonderful addition to your family?

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Summer Hazards - Advice from our vet

We all love to get our furr babies out & about in the sun, however summer can also bring unique risks to your pets' health. With the help of Vet Director Dr. Allan Probert, we've compiled a list of common hazards to help keep your furr family's summer safe.

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Animates customers nationwide fundraise over $100,000 for Mobility Assistance Dogs Trust

We are proud to be partnered with the Mobility Assistance Dogs Trust and to know that our customers have helped train three Mobility Dogs for New Zealander's in need.

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Pipe Burst in Albany

Last Updated: 14 March, 2015: Animates Albany is now open as normal, following a pipe burst which affected the area yesterday.

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Extended Trading Hours

15th December, 2014: Find the perfect gift for the pet lover in your life and check out our extended trading hours to find out when your local store will be open late these holidays!

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10 Tips for Safe & Happy Pets This Guy Fawkes

Guy Fawkes is fast approaching and while fireworks are enjoyed by us, but for our furry friends including - cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs and birds, fireworks are terrifying! Keep your pets happy and safe by checking out our top tips and products below.

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Power Outage in Auckland

6th October 2014: Check back here to find out updates about our stores during the power outage affecting some Auckland suburbs.

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The Best Pet Food Range in New Zealand!

Here at Animates, we have the most extensive range of food for your cat and dog in New Zealand. We can help you select the pet food which best suits you and your pet. Look for our handy rating guides in store in the cat and dog dry food sections.

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The Truth About Teeth

Dental disease in pets is a very common problem – with 80% of dogs and 70% of cats showing signs of oral disease by the age of three. But just as with humans, regular oral care is the key to achieving a healthy mouth.

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Summer Heat Tips

Our Summer heat tips to help protect your pet!

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Protect Your Pet From Fleas

On-going all year around treatment is advised to best protect your pet, family & home from flea infestation.

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