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Gentle Dog Food

Gentle Dog Food

Launched in 2013, Gentle is amongst the new kids on the dog food block. It's one of just a handful of cold-pressed foods available in the UK and it is the only one to be made by a British company (although it is manufactured in Germany since there...

Natural
Contains at least 30% meat (on a dry matter basis)
Contains no common allergy causing ingredients
Contains some cereal grains
Ingredients list is clear and leaves no room for misinterpretation
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Feeding Dogs with Pancreatitis

By David Jackson, AllAboutDogFood.co.uk

An inflamed pancreas can mean anything from extended periods of digestive problems and discomfort for your dog to hospitalisation and, in extreme cases, even death. Diet is the foundation of both prevention and cure and in this article, we tell you how to get it right, right from the start.

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Maize germ

high quality ingredient
Maize germ

Like wheat germ and rice germ, maize germ is the part of the grain that would grow into the new plant. Relative to the whole maize grain, the germ is tiny making up only about 10% of the total...

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09 May 2016

More updates than you can shake a stick at!
More updates than you can shake a stick at!

Pet foods change all the time - new products, updated recipes, rebranded packaging or just the perpetual price rises, it can be hard to keep up. But don't worry, we're all over it! Amongst our most recent updates and additions are Pero, Laughing Dog, Husse, Green Dog Food, Pooch & Co, Europa and Feelwells!

04 Mar 2016

Raw galore!
Raw galore!

Raw pet food has been around for... ever but over the last couple of years it has taken off in a BIG way. The latest raw additions to the dog food directory include some fantastic foods from Luna & Me, Cotswold Raw and West Fife Raw Foods.

19 Feb 2016

Treats to bark about!
Treats to bark about!

With toxic treats once again on the radar, it's more important than ever to make sure what your feeding is as healthy as possible. Fortunately the Dog Treat Directory is awash with top notch treats made right here in the UK including new listings from Green & Wilds, Akela, Millies Wolfheart, Pure, Tribal, Skipper's and Treats2Sit4.

16 Feb 2016

Chinese jerky treats killing British Dogs
Chinese jerky treats killing British Dogs

The Animal Health Trust are reporting a recent spate of pet health problems, including some fatal cases, linked with the consumption of meat jerky treats imported from China. Our advice - look for high quality treats that are clearly labelled as made in Britain. If in doubt, contact the manufacturer and if you have any difficulties, let us know.

13 Jan 2016

Are pet food multinationals brainwashing our vets?
Are pet food multinationals brainwashing our vets?

These incredibly revealing letters between The Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh and Pedigree leave no doubt as to how intertwined certain pet food companies have become in the education of our vets. Full article coming soon...

02 Jan 2016

Pet food can be scary
Pet food can be scary

This new report from the Cornucopia Institute exposes cheap ingredients, carcinogenic additives, deliberately deceptive labels and, in some countries including the US, the possibility of euthanised pets finding their way into pet food!

21 Dec 2015

Good on you Gelert!
Good on you Gelert!

Gelert's recent recipe changes have seen their ratings shoot up from 0.3 to a whopping 3.1 out of 5! No more ridiculously vague labelling, no more derivatives and most importantly, no more artificial additives!

07 Dec 2015

New foods on the block
New foods on the block

New foods are coming out all of the time but the recent run of releases from some of the dog food industry's newest kids on the block like Guru, Amala, Benyfit and Essential are quite remarkable. Hit 'rank by recently added' on the directory to see the full line up.

19 Nov 2015

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Thank you all so much for your support! With your help more and more dogs are moving over to better foods and are living longer and healthier lives as a result! Please keep spreading the word and let us know if there's anything we could be doing better.

16 Oct 2015

Tails dog food now online
Tails dog food now online

A sample of some of the bespoke formulas from Tails are now on the Dog Food Directory but do they live up to the hype? Click on the link above to find out...

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Scampers Natural Pet Store in Soham

Scampers Natural Pet Store

VOTED BEST PET SHOP IN THE UK - THREE TIMES! Scampers Natural Pet Superstore leads the way in natural pet food. We’re revolutionising how people feed their dogs and cats - providing quality, natural pet food, made with the best natural...

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Dog food discussion...

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

Thank you so much all for your helpful advice! I will look through it all properly as soon as I get a chance - a bit manic at th...

Russellterror · Dog foods · May 23, 2016, 14:33

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

Thank you for the link - will have a good look (haven't come across it before).Russellterror - I can see why you are a bit wary ...

Dottie · Dog foods · May 22, 2016, 07:55

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

Good advice from Dottie.Also check out Greg Martinez DVM. I'm personally a great fan Here is his website, also plenty on You Tu...

Anita... · Dog foods · May 21, 2016, 19:01

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

Yes thank you, been on that site & we give him yumega plus every day, as well as hay fever tablets. But thank you for the sugges...

Russellterror · Dog foods · May 21, 2016, 18:49

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

I would imagine that you will already know more than most of us about allergies and itchy skin.  One of mine has a touch of derm...

Dottie · Dog foods · May 21, 2016, 17:51

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

We are very regular visitors at the vets lol! He is allergic to dust mites & his dermatitis also gets worse during pollen season...

Russellterror · Dog foods · May 21, 2016, 17:25

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

Oh, I see - that is a compelling reason for changing food.  I always think that for dogs with itchy skin it is probably worth tr...

Dottie · Dog foods · May 21, 2016, 17:08

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

The main reason I was thinking about changing it is because he suffers with skin dermatitis & gets terribly itchy with it. From ...

Russellterror · Dog foods · May 21, 2016, 16:41

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

I understand your concern about Hills but it sounds as if you have compelling reasons to stick with it.  Your dog is maintaining...

Dottie · Dog foods · May 21, 2016, 16:22

Re: Autarky, Alpha or Country Kibble?

For some reason I didn't see the replies on this thread, so I started a new one, as the weight control side was a secondary topi...

Russellterror · Dog foods · May 21, 2016, 15:24

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