If you’re one of those pet owners that finds yourself reading the label on the products you buy, you’re certainly not alone. A recent study by Frontier Pets has found 56% of Australians claim they have looked deeper into where their food has been sourced and processed, with 44% also doing the same level of diligence for their dogs.
This rise in conscious consumerism has meant shoppers have come to expect more transparency from the brands they buy for themselves, and their pets. If this sounds like you, we’ve rounded up some of Australia’s top sustainable pet brands so you can be sure you’re buying products that are good for your furry friend, and the planet.
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. Frontier Pets hopes to shine a light on brands propping up the Factory Farming industry and inform consumers on how they can use their spend to better support ethical farming.
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.
Snooza is a Australian owned manufacturer and supplier of premium, designer pet products that source their wool, foams and fill fibres from Australian partners.
Snooza people are animal people and pet people. This means that every product they design and bring to life has the comfort and well-being of your pet in mind. They have been on a long journey to utilise materials that are better for our environment and minimise Snooza products contributing to our ever increasing landfill problem.
Statistics show that up to 4% of landfill is poop. In plastic bags that will take 1000 years to break down. Oh Crap makes 100% compostable, non-plastic dog poop bags designed to disintegrate in landfill within 3 months.
Here’s the science bit – the bags are made of an eco-friendly “green” alternative to plastic called cornstarch – these will break down completely in landfill within 3 months or you can just throw it in the composter at home.
A proudly Australian owned, dog-loving company known for their dog beds, bowls, collars, leads and dog coats. Outback Tails features the work of Pauline Napangardi Gallagher and Ursula Napangardi Hudson from the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation in the Central Desert.
AniPal is paving the way for sustainable pet brands by giving useful materials a second life as 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.