PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion

TO ALL PET LOVERS: We would like to assure you that we are considered an essential business. Purina is operating as normal, our supply chains are open and all efforts are being made to ensure we can keep the stores stocked with product as best as we can during these uncertain times. We ask everyone to shop as normally as possible and to be considerate to ensure everyone can get the food they need for their pets. Please be kind, patient and considerate to other shoppers and all store staff during what is an unsettling time for all. Enjoy the extra time at home with loved ones, your pets will no doubt love having you home. We are still here for you, if you need any assistance our Pet Care Advisors are still available on 0800 738 847 or AskPurina@nz.nestle.com.


Our Global Story

Our passion for pets goes beyond pushing pet nutrition forward, and into forging partnerships in the pet welfare world and raising awareness of what pets truly need. After all, we’ve seen firsthand how powerful the bond with a pet can be, and the many unique ways that pets can strengthen our families and bring our communities closer. Because we want dedicated and passionate employees on our team, we make sure that Purina is a great place to work. You can tell from the moment you walk in the door that our world revolves around pets, whether you’re seeing the art on the walls or the many cats and dogs that employees bring to work every day.    

Meet Our Local People

01. Scot, Diego & Pablo

Scot, Diego & Pablo

I am a Petcare Advisor at Purina and one of the qualified vet nurses you can contact on our Freephone PetCare Advice line or through our website. I can help with queries about our Purina pet foods and questions about pet health and behaviour.

My dogs Diego and Pablo love coming to work with me every day and it’s great to work for a company where pets are welcomed and encouraged in the workplace. Diego, my Affenpinscher loves food and is always on the lookout for a treat. Pablo, my Griffon loves company and often makes himself at home on peoples chairs, or lies on his back on the office floor, waiting for a tummy rub. They both love being at Purina and can’t wait to come in to work each day.

Beth and Shayla
02. Beth & Shayla

Beth & Shayla

I am the Technical Specialist here at Purina. My role consists of producing training material, training external store staff and internal staff and also regulatory work, such as, ensuring we adhere to industry regulations, registering our products and assisting staff with technical queries.I love working for Purina as I’m no longer a crazy dog lady on my own….there’s a heap of us!! I’m proud to work for a company that is so passionate about pets and their wellbeing. Shayla is my fur baby, she constantly makes me laugh with her silly antics and ball obsession. I don’t bring her to work (as I know I wouldn’t get anything done) but I always look forward to getting out and about with her each day after work.
Dave and Murphy
03. Dave & Murphy

Dave & Murphy

I am the Field Manager for Purina Lower North Island, I look after the Field Team and work with our Supermarkets to educate our customers and grow the Pet Food category.I really enjoy working for Purina as the company has great values and a real passion for our pets. I also love the feeling that you get when customers, friends and family start talking about their pets and they cannot resist the urge to show you photos and tell you all about what they get up to with their fur babies.Murphy was my first dog who has just turned 9 years old, his favourite toy is his duck which he tries to take everywhere he goes and he sleeps with it at night. His other passion is to dive down to the bottom of rivers and the sea to rescue rocks from drowning and bring them to shore before returning to rescue more. He also loves his RUFFS dog treats. He will carry these around, tail wagging, showing them off to everyone before he heads off to enjoy them out the back under his lemon tree.
Stu & Scarlett
04. Stu & Scarlet

Stu & Scarlet

I am the South Island Regional Manager for Purina. In my role, I look to provide our retail customers with the resource needed to offer our pet owners ease of shop ability and access to our awesome Purina Brands. I have been a part of the Nestlé Purina family for almost 20 years, and during this time, it has been my passion to enrich the lives of pets and the people that love them.I have been told that I am a “Crazy Cat Guy”… I had a good think about it, and I have to agree! In my role, I am required to travel extensively and I have been known to call home and leave a message on the answer phone for our cat.Scarlet is our beautiful Russian Blue, we found her at our local RSPCA and instantly fell in love with her. She is not big on going outside and tends to just chill out around the house all day. However, she loves playing hide and seek with our son Levi. She drives us crazy both in the morning and at dinner time… she meows extremely loud, until we finally give in and open up her favourite can of FANCY FEAST. Scarlet has been known to come and hang out at the office with me… She absolutely loves the adventure!

A Company of Pet Lovers

At Purina, we believe that pets and people are better together. In fact, many of us are so attached to our pets that we bring them to work every day. Not only do our pets get more time to socialise and play, but we find that it boosts our work environments well.

We know the benefits of pets in the workplace firsthand. That’s why we’re working to inspire other workplaces to become pet-friendly too.

Going to work

Welcome to the office

Play time

Lunchtime walk

Why Purina? Because We Put Our Values to Work

See how we're acting on our values every day.


We've spent the last 8 decades honing our approach to nutrition.

Pet Welfare

What pet welfare means to us, and what we're doing to make a difference.

Our Global History

For over 80 years, we've been guided by the belief that pets and people are better together.

We Support Grains for Dogs

Nature, a highly cited interdisciplinary scientific journal, recently announce the discovery.

How to contact the Purina PetCare Advice Team

If you've got a question about any aspect of caring for your cat or dog, we're here to help. Our dedicated team of pet care professionals, veterinary nurses, and customer service experts are available to offer advice and support on a wide range of pet care issues, from health and nutrition to behaviour, training and socialisation, as well as information about Purina products and services.

Much more than just a customer care line, ASK Purina offers a unique service, by phone, post or online. We'd be delighted to help, whatever your interest or concern.
by telephone by telephone

0800 738 847 (0800 Pet VIP)
8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

by post by post

Nestlé Purina PetCare Ltd,
PO Box 1784
Shortland Street,
Auckland 1140

online online

Click here to email ASK Purina.