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Applaws Adult Small & Medium

Applaws Adult Small & Medium

Surprisingly, Applaws have only been making dog foods for 4 years but they have wasted no time in establishing their brand as one of the top British natural dog foods. The Applaws dry food range boasts a huge 75% meat (~71% dry content) with 25%...

Natural
Contains at least 30% meat (on a dry matter basis)
Contains no common allergy causing ingredients
Free from all cereal grains
Ingredients list is clear and leaves no room for misinterpretation
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Acrylamide in Pet Food

By David Jackson, AllAboutDogFood.co.uk

Acrylamide is a cancer causing compound that, believe it or not, can be found in the vast majority of commercial pet foods. In this article we explain what acrylamide is, how it gets into pet food and what steps you can take to ensure your pet's acrylamide intake remains as safe as possible.

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Sodium hexametaphosphate

medium quality ingredient
Sodium hexametaphosphate

Sodium hexametaphosphate (also known as sodium HMP or E452i) is added to some dog foods because of its effect of softening and reducing tooth tartar. Although consuming large amounts is not...

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22 Nov 2017

Full Ava range now listed!
Full Ava range now listed!

Pets at Home's new Ava range is finally listed on the Dog Food Directory! Thanks for your patience with this one. Has your dog already tried Ava? Do let us know how it went down in the comments sections.

19 Oct 2017

Aldi won't tell us anything about their pet foods!
Aldi won't tell us anything about their pet foods!

With very little information on the packaging and even less on their website, Aldi's pet foods raise an awful lot of questions. Sadly, when you put the questions to them directly they simply refuse to answer. The complete lack of transparency is very worrying and we recommend leaving their Earl's range well alone.

02 Oct 2017

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...

21 Sep 2017

Edgard & Cooper and McAdams keeping it Fresh!
Edgard & Cooper and McAdams keeping it Fresh!

Looking for a top-quality dry food but not sure about meat meal? McAdams and Edgard & Cooper may have the answer and both ranges are finally listed on the dog food directory! As always, if you have any experience with either brand please be sure to share in the comments section on the appropriate product page.

07 Aug 2017

Butternut Box Rated 5 out of 5!
Butternut Box Rated 5 out of 5!

Butternut Box is not your average dog food. Check out our full review on the link below and if you've given it a try with your dogs, please let us know how it went down in the comments section!

07 Jul 2017

Misleading Advertising from Berrimans
Misleading Advertising from Berrimans

Misleading advertising is a big problem. This ad from Berrimans is a cynical mix of fear mongering and pseudo-science to convince readers that foods from competitor companies are killing their dogs. Our advice: When looking at any pet food: ignore everything except the ingredients list. Read our guide here.

23 Jun 2017

Pet Fooled now on Netflix
Pet Fooled now on Netflix

Pet Fooled, the excellent documentary exposing the inner workings of the pet food industry, is now available on Netflix.

17 Jun 2017

New and improved store finder!
New and improved store finder!

Finding your favourite dog foods locally has never been easier! Simply head over to the store finder, enter your location and the brand you're looking for and hey presto! You can even filter the results to show only businesses with specific doggy services like training, walking, vet care and home delivery!

05 May 2017

Updates galore!
Updates galore!

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 Concept for Life, Celtic Connection, Trophy, Akela, Eden, Fish4Dogs, Pure and Autarky!

17 Apr 2017

Search by processing method
Search by processing method

You can now search the Dog Food Directory by processing method so if you fancy some freeze dried fare for your Frenchie, cold pressed cuisine for your Cavalier or maybe raw complimentary rations for your Ridgeback, why not drop by, click on the 'Type of food' filter and see what's on offer.

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Unique Pets in Winslow

We are an independent pet supplies shop which specialises in all natural foods and treats, and provides individually-tailored advice. We are a leading supplier of raw dog and cat food, and stock high quality wet and dry food alongside bedding and...

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Dog food discussion...

Re: 'All life stages' - High Calcium

Sadly not yet 4max but we are working on it. Bear with us.

David · General discussion · Yesterday at 12:57

Re: 'All life stages' - High Calcium

Are the rating calculation changes overhauled and actual rating actualized?

4max · General discussion · Yesterday at 11:56

Re: Dried meat feed

The questions I have raised are exact and very important. We know meat meal has standard water content of aprox. 8% and fresh me...

4max · General discussion · Yesterday at 11:48

Re: Dried meat feed

I always thought it was the same as "meat meal", question of marketing as the term "Dried meat feed" sounds more attractive.

ofs · General discussion · Dec 09, 2017, 17:10

Re: CBD for dogs?

Just my personal opinion, I cannot think of any reason why one would give CBD oil to a puppy unless it was under veterinary supe...

Seaweed · General dog chat · Dec 09, 2017, 09:04

Re: CBD for dogs?

You are correct in so much as that some manufacturers of medicinal cannabis oil claim their products do not contain harmful THC ...

COASTER · General dog chat · Dec 08, 2017, 22:27

Re: Dried meat feed

Champion manufacturered kibbles such as Orijen are manufactured  at lower temperatures than most dry extruded products. Their fr...

COASTER · General discussion · Dec 08, 2017, 22:10

Re: Dried meat feed

Hello and welcome to the forum, Perhaps you could contact the manufactures of the products you are unsure about. Maybe they woul...

Tinyplanets · General discussion · Dec 08, 2017, 20:26

CBD for dogs?

Hello guys have you at any point attempted cannabis as an option medication for your wiped out pooches? I've heard that CBD Hemp...

Richie · General dog chat · Dec 08, 2017, 15:48

Dried meat feed

Novadays there seems to be more and more dog food manufacturer that use a "dried meat". This is air (not freeze) dried meat. See...

4max · General discussion · Dec 08, 2017, 15:28

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