We only use the highest quality Australian sourced meats, grains, freshest vegetables, pulses and fruits, because nothing but the best is good enough for your best friends.
All we add are flavoursome and beneficial herbs, vitamins and minerals, which ensure our food tastes great and provides complete nutrition for superior health and vitality.
The Black Hawk® Original Range uses rice and oats as its grain source, and sweet potato, potato and tapioca for energy, fibre and other nutrients, instead of the less beneficial wheat, corn/maize or sorghum.
With the rise of natural ingredients in pet foods, you might have noticed plenty of interesting items popping up on the nutrition labels of the kibble you're buying. We look at several foods that are gaining popularity in the pet food world, and why they're used.
This herb is not only a flavoursome plant, but also packs a big health punch. Rosemary is a rich source of antioxidants, helping to control free radicals in the body, which can play a role in cell damage and ageing. Rosemary is an effective natural preservative, so it’s often used as a natural way of keeping your pets food fresh.
This orange vegetable is a bit of a superfood. Its lovely, bright colour comes from beta-carotene, which the body needs to create vitamin A, also known as retinol, which is important for maintaining the health of the retina and good vision. Pumpkin is also loaded with fibre, which is great for keeping the digestive system healthy.
This tasty fruit has more to offer than just a sweet, crisp flavour. Apple is an excellent source of both soluble and insoluble fibre – these two help to slow the speed of food’s passage through the gastrointestinal tract, aiding digestion and promoting gut health. Apple is also a great source of vitamin C and potassium.
Real Australian beef is great for helping muscle development and blood health. It's a high quality protein and source of iron.
Beet pulp encourages healthy gut bacteria and firmer stools. It's also a rich source of natural fibre and prebiotics (which can can support a healthy GI tract and ultimately help your pet feel better).
Blueberries and cranberries are great for immunity and natural defence as they're packed with potent antioxidants and vitamin C.
Which help vision, immunity and tissue repair. They're rich in beta-carotene which is also a potent antioxidant.
100% Australian chicken for strong muscles and healthy joints. It's a hormone free protein and source of chondroitin and glucosamine, which has an anti-inflammatory effect for pets.
While some nuts are harmful to dogs, cashews are as healthy as they are tasty for our furry friends! Loaded with protein and healthy fats, cashews are a great source of omega 6 fatty acids and antioxidants.
Which helps intestinal well-being. It's a prebiotic super food that promotes the growth of healthy gut bacteria.
Dandelion helps support immune health and digestion, and is packed with goodness.
Eggs are a highly digestible protein containing all of the essential amino acids. They're great for muscle growth and repair.
Emu oil is known for its natural healing and anti-inflammatory properties. It's a rich source of omega fatty acids.
A novel and highly digestible protein that is rich in iron, thiamine and vitamine B12. It's great for vitality, brain and nerve health.
For thyroid gland and brain function. Sea kelp is a rich source of iodine, which supports your pets' metabolism.
Sweet potato is a novel energy source that is rich in complex carbohydrates, antioxidants and fibre. It's great for digestion and intestinal health.
PROUDLY SPONSORING BACKTRACK YOUTH WORKS
Helping kids chase their hopes and dreams.
Black Hawk® is immensely proud to feed the heroic dogs who contribute to the BackTrack program - at no cost. In addition to this - through the Masterpet family of brands - we also provide a range of treats, accessories and pharmaceuticals.
We also ensure that the dogs’ health and wellbeing is maintained by, contributing to their vet bills, as well as nourishing them from the inside-out.