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Orijen Adult

Orijen Adult

Before Orijen arrived in the UK, it was the unwritten rule that natural, dry dog foods should have relatively low protein (around 20-25% in adult foods) and a single meat source - too much protein or too many types of meat in a food can only lead to...

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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Why is my dog a fussy eater?

By Roz Pooley, The Mutty Professor

Too often pets who don't eat their food in one go are labelled as 'fussy' or 'picky'. This is my personal take on fussy eaters, who in my humble opinion, are more often than not anything BUT fussy!

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Rice - brown / whole grain

high quality ingredient
Rice - brown / whole grain

Rice comes in many forms, from long grain and basmati varieties to shorter forms like pearl rice and short-grain rice. The nutritional characteristics of most forms of rice is very similar, and most...

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10 Jan 2018

Markus Mühle Factory Visit
Markus Mühle Factory Visit

Last week I was able to pay a visit to the Markus Mühle cold pressing plant in Germany to see first hand if their foods are all that they're cracked up to be. You can now see my write up over on the forum...

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!

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Taylors Petfoods Natural Pet Store in Attleborough

Taylors Petfoods pet store is at the forefront of the Natural Pet Food market. Recent years have seen a change in how pet owners look at their pets food which has lead to a revolution in the pet food sector. We now sell a wide range of high meat...

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Dog food discussion...

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Four cases of suspected Alabama Rot. https://www.express.co.uk/news/nature/922133/Alabama-Rot-four-dogs-die-suspected-flesh-eati...

Seaweed · General dog chat · Today at 18:56

Re: Ketogenic Dog Diet

Seaweed,  Thanks for sharig.I will take a look as soon as able

COASTER · General discussion · Yesterday at 23:42

Re: Ketogenic Dog Diet

Kimberly Gauthier of Keep the Tail Wagging talks to Dr. Karen Becker & Rodney Habib: Raw Feeding and Preventing Canine Cancer.ht...

Seaweed · General discussion · Yesterday at 19:58

Re: Transition to raw food

Hello Seaweed. Thank you for this very useful link. I have split your post to make a new thread with a descriptive title. This w...

Dottie · Raw feeding · Yesterday at 13:31

Transition to raw food

Feeding Raw In Focus 1 - Switch All At Once or Gradually? An article from Vince the Vet. https://www.vincethevet.co.uk/raw-in-fo...

Seaweed · Raw feeding · Yesterday at 12:10

Re: Confused about what to feed my puppy!

Hi DawnI have a sensitive red setter, he is now 3,  and have had to change his food quite a lot , as I found out that most foods...

Rebecca Forrest · Dog foods · Yesterday at 09:53

Re: Confused about what to feed my puppy!

Hello Dawn. It is always useful to start at the beginning so let's have a look at Royal Canin. They have a large range of produc...

Dottie · Dog foods · Yesterday at 08:17

Re: Confused about what to feed my puppy!

Thank you so much for your reply and your comments.  It is good to know that it might be a case of trial and error .... will get...

Dawn · Dog foods · Feb 19, 2018, 19:19

Re: Confused about what to feed my puppy!

Hello and welcome to the forum. There has been lots of debate about high protein and it how may influence behaviour and possibly...

Tinyplanets · Dog foods · Feb 19, 2018, 19:09

Re: Changes from batch to batch [Akela, but also other premium dry]

Hello and welcome to the forum. I have heard other owners say that they have noticed a change in different foods they have fed b...

Tinyplanets · Dog foods · Feb 19, 2018, 18:45

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