Leaps and Bounds dog food


Leaps & Bounds is an Aussie and New Zealand-made brand of kibble. Their claim to fame comes from ‘totally natural ingredients’ and ‘highly palatable’ flavours, but their ingredients list leaves a lot to be desired.

A bag of Leaps & Bounds is teeming with vague labels like ‘meat meal’, ‘wholegrain cereal’ and ‘vegetable protein’. They might call a recipe ‘Beef and vegetable’, but in reality the meat protein comes from beef, poultry, and/or lamb. Yikes.

Their so-called Sensitive Skin variety is even more damning, made up of more ‘meat meal’ and two of the biggest baddies in canine food allergies: chicken and wheat cereals. Not very sensitive at all.

Compare this to Scratch: the first Aussie dog food business to give exact percentages of each ingredient that goes into our grub, with zero dodgy ingredient labelling. Total transparency means you never need to fret if a Scratch recipe is actually a grab-bag of miscellaneous meats – unlike some lower quality brands.

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100% Independent & Aussie Petbarn private label (USA)
Leading. Shows how much we use of ingredient, and why Pretty vague, with ingredients that change batch to batch
100% Aussie meat from human food supply chain Unclear
Fresher food, delivered free Sell via Petbarn
4 of us ready to chat Minimal
Donates 2% of all revenue. Only B-Corp dog food in Aus -

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Damn good grub 😉

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See why over 25,000
Aussie dogs have switched to Scratch

Puppy eating food

Better for your dog

Tons of Aussie meat, whole veggies, healthy oils, and extra vitamins for a resilient gut, shiny coat and tough immune system.

Dog Food Meat

Meat from local, more sustainable sources

Scratch contains more meat than just about any kibble in Australia.

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Whole Aussie vegetables with max. nutrition

Most pet food ingredients are powdered from China. Scratch is up to 97% Australian whole ingredients.

Made fresher than store-bought food

Our direct to you model puts freshly-made food in your dog’s bowl – not bulk stuff made months ago.

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Avoid skin & gut problems later in life

High fibre to promote beneficial gut bacteria, and high quality low-allergen proteins.

Salmon Dog Food

Healthy brain development

With plenty of DHA from Australian salmon oil.

Puppy Dog Food

Easier for you

Skip the stores and get your dog’s food direct from Scratch. With warehouses around the country, your dog food ships free and fast, with complete flexibility.

Free Delivery

Free shipping to most of Australia

Scratch ships free on subscription. If anything comes up or if you want to mix feeding, you have instant control.


A personalised feeding plan as they grow

Take the guesswork out of feeding with their personalised feeding plan and dashboard as they grow.


Speak to the people who make your dog food

We’re sure they’re nice but those big dog food giants are so hands off! We know your pup from the start.

Dog Food Subscription

Money back if they’re not into it

Occasionally we meet a pup we can’t win over. You’re covered if your little mate is threatening a hunger strike.


Set from pup through to old gal

All Scratch recipes are 100% nutritionally complete for puppies and adult dogs. We’re in this for the long haul.

Dog Food Donations
Plus, we donate 2% of every order

to Australian environmental & dog welfare initiatives

Dog - Ziggy

“It’s the only food that the dogs did better on than raw”

Dog - Alyssa, Duke's Mum

“Since starting Duke on Scratch he isn’t scratching so much & no more runny #2’s!!! Now onto the customer service. Hands down THE BEST, customer service around!”

Dog - Amanda, Loki's Mum

“We came across scratch and we haven’t looked back! Number 2’s are wonderful, no more itchy pooch and he absolutely adores the taste.

A clean bowl every meal.”

It's not just dogs that love it

From world champion surfer Mick Fanning investing in Scratch, to news spots around Australia, we're not alone in wanting better food for Aussie dogs.

Mick Fanning Dog

Surfing legend Mick Fanning has entered into the dog food business after investing in a trendy grain-free product that helped his pooch Harper.

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Channel 9 dog food industry

In a horribly deceptive and broken market, Scratch has launched its fresher, healthier and more ethical food for Australia’s 4.8 million dogs.

Sold online and delivered via a personalised subscription, Scratch takes out dog food’s large retail margins and puts it into the recipe, spending up to 50 per cent more on Australian ingredients (no artificial preservatives or dodgy meats).

Subscription usually sucks. Ours is built with total flexibility.

How Scratch Works

Growing pup? Easily calculate their feeding as they develop. Mix-feeding? We'll help you adjust for that. Change of schedule? No worries. Bring your delivery forward, skip a box, get it delivered to your holiday destination on the moon. You're in control.

Full control over if, when or what food you want
Two freshly sealed 4kg bags at a time
Money back if your pup isn’t into it
Free delivery to metro areas
See our suggested diet for your pup