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Carrageenan

low grade ingredient
Carrageenan

Carrageenan (E 407) is a natural extract of seaweed that has been used as a food additive for hundreds of years. It is employed very widely in both the human and pet food industries as a thickener,...

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Wags Oadby Ltd in Leicester

WAGS Oadby is a purpose built, clean, safe place where dogs can enjoy lots of benefits and their owners can rest assured that their dog is in good hands and being looked after by experienced dog lovers. With lots of services and products all under on...

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The ingredients list -
seeing through the smoke and mirrors!

By David Jackson, AllAboutDogFood.co.uk

The ingredients list is your window into the true nature of your dog's diet. Manufacturers cannot lie on the ingredients list, and although there are ways in which the truth can be obscured or embellished, this is usually easy to spot which makes it possible to separate the good foods from the bad.

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Dog food news

04 Jun 2021

Which dog foods provide the best value?
Which dog foods provide the best value?

Great question and the answer is just a couple of clicks away! The new 'best value' ranking function on the directory allows you to find the foods that provide the most nutritional value per penny spent!

06 Apr 2021

Nutritional Ratings Updated
Nutritional Ratings Updated

We're always fine-tuning the rating algorithm as new ingredients and production methods are introduced and our nutritional understanding develops. The latest version of the algorithm just went live and a few nutritional ratings have changed but rest assured, the change is with how we assess the foods, not with the foods themselves. For more info, please follow the link.

05 Mar 2021

What's REALLY in your dog's bowl?
What's REALLY in your dog's bowl?

Did you know that the ingredient percentages printed on the pack often don't line up with what your dog actually eats? But don't worry, our brand new as-fed pie charts will help you find out what you're really feeding! Be sure to take a look at your favourite foods as the results could surprise you.

18 Jan 2021

Urgent recall for Pedigree and Chappie
Urgent recall for Pedigree and Chappie

Mars Petcare has issued an urgent recall of some packs of Pedigree and Chappie dry dog food because they may contain dangerously high levels of vitamin D.

19 Oct 2020

Something wrong at Lily's Kitchen?
Something wrong at Lily's Kitchen?

We've received literally hundreds of reports of dogs becoming ill on Lily's Kitchen since the buy-out by Nestlé in April. A lot is still unclear for now but you can follow all the developments on our Facebook Page.

05 Oct 2020

Good Dog Talk Podcast Interview
Good Dog Talk Podcast Interview

I had a good natter with Fiona Matthias at Good Dog Talk last week about all things dog food. If you'd like to have a listen it's available on the link above or wherever you usually get your podcasts.

06 Aug 2020

Prescription pet food back on trial
Prescription pet food back on trial

After a successful appeal in the US, the landmark class action lawsuit that alleges prescription diets are nothing more than overpriced regular pet foods and that millions of consumers worldwide are therefore being mislead is back up and running!

18 Jun 2020

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 Hill's Science Plan, Concept for Life, Oscar, Techni-Cal, Wolf Tucker and Copper & Co!

01 Apr 2020

Nestlé acquire Lily's Kitchen
Nestlé acquire Lily's Kitchen

One time golden child of the natural pet food movement, Lily's Kitchen, has been bought by the world's largest and probably most hated foodstuff company, Nestlé. More details in the link.

20 Mar 2020

Pets not affected by Covid-19
Pets not affected by Covid-19

A large scale study by Idexx confirms that pets cannot contract the coronavirus covid-19 so make sure you keep your dogs routine as normal as possible, take plenty of walks together away from built up areas and enjoy the exercise!

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Dog food discussion...

Re: Plant based dog foods available in the UK

The Vit D3 and Vegan Dog Food Debate. https://vegan-dogfood.co.uk/2021/07/28/the-vit-d3-and-vegan-dog-food-debate/

Seaweed · Dog foods · Yesterday at 07:01

Re: Plant based dog foods available in the UK

dogood plant based dog food has been launched and taking pre-orders. https://wearedogood.co.uk/

Seaweed · Dog foods · Aug 02, 2021, 16:39

Re: Will the independent vet survive?

Profession ‘about to explode’ due to vet and VN shortages. https://www.vettimes.co.uk/news/profession-about-to-explode-due-to-ve...

Seaweed · General dog chat · Aug 02, 2021, 09:44

Re: What is the future of Dog Food?

More on the European Union project, Food4Feed," EU program tests dried human food waste in pet food" https://www.petnews.com.au/...

Seaweed · General discussion · Aug 02, 2021, 07:17

Re: Report from FDA (USA) re Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Grain Free Pet Food Causes Heart Disease? | Definitive Expert Answers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68Neq0nxlMk

Seaweed · Dog news · Jul 31, 2021, 15:39

Re: Cookable raw dog food products

Quote from: Dottie on Jul 30, 2021, 19:50My understanding of the enhancement of commercial dog food is that up to 25% of the RDA...

vivann · Home cooking · Jul 30, 2021, 21:23

Re: Cookable raw dog food products

My understanding of the enhancement of commercial dog food is that up to 25% of the RDA (but no more) can be replaced with home ...

Dottie · Home cooking · Jul 30, 2021, 19:50

Re: Cookable raw food products

Quote from: Dottie on Apr 16, 2021, 08:39Another cookable raw food product from Poppy’s Picnic - Mighty Mince.QuoteFrom the webs...

vivann · Home cooking · Jul 30, 2021, 19:04

Re: What is the future of Dog Food?

European Union project, Food4Feed, food waste from hotels as a dog food ingredient.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ludhLOptg0E...

Seaweed · General discussion · Jul 29, 2021, 06:50

Re: Just What is in Dog Food?

Plastic in Feed and Food. https://truthaboutpetfood.com/plastic-in-feed-and-food/

Seaweed · General discussion · Jul 28, 2021, 18:10

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