In 2003 founder John Mackle who had built one of Irelands leading pet food manufacturing companies over 30 years, looked for new ways to improve animal health. His passion was to create a drink that would provide palatable ready to serve oral rehydration for dogs and cats.
Working closely with a Dutch chemist Simon Van Dalsem, who’s own experience in pet nutrition, innovative product design and also experience in working on human isotonic sports drinks, led them to try several different formulas.
Together they designed the first isotonic drink for dogs and cats made with a highly palatable natural chicken flavour, purified water, some simple glucose and nutrition and free from preservatives.
In 2005 Anthony Mackle joined the team to take this unique formulation and create a brand and company to manufacture and launch it to the world.
Quickly it was noticed by veterinarians working in critical care who saw it’s potential and from here we developed our original brand Oralade® and we haven’t looked back since.
Working closely with Key opinion veterinarians and nutritionists from around the world, we constantly strive for further product development and improvement.
Today Oralade is distributed in over 28 countries and growing steadily each year and opening new markets. At Macahl animal health we offer our customers the best quality products, service and support they deserve. With UFAS accreditation in manufacture of compound feeds and soon to attain SALSA accreditation for manufacture of complimentary feeds, we guarantee quality and traceability on ingredients from origin to bottle.