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Types of dog food - so much more than tins and biscuits

By David Jackson, AllAboutDogFood.co.uk

These days, there are all sorts of options to cater for any and all preferences - so many in fact that deciding which one to go for can be quite overwhelming. In this article, we'll look at all of the different categories of commercial pet foods that are currently available and their associated pros and cons.

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Insect Meal

As our regular visitors will know, we are fans of meat for our dogs. We thoroughly believe that it is the best source of nutrition for dogs and therefore we have always insisted that it should make...

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04 Jun 2019

New and Improved Nutritional Ratings!
New and Improved Nutritional Ratings!

The new rating algorithm is able delve far deeper into each food's true merits, examining factors like bio-appropriateness, bio-availability, and nutrient balance & synergy better than ever before. Drop by the dog food directory to see how your food scores!

30 Apr 2019

Poor diet is a killer
Poor diet is a killer

Scientists have linked poor diet to 20% of all human deaths worldwide. Bearing in mind that the low-grade, mass-produced diets that feed the vast majority of pets worldwide are way worse than even the worst human diets, you don't need to be a nutritionist to guess how 'big pet food' is likely to be affecting our pets.

04 Feb 2019

Credit where credit's due
Credit where credit's due

More updates and more clear signs that manufacturers are really starting to get the message! It's great to see so many companies pulling their socks up to provide better foods with clearer labelling. Well done Butchers, Eukanuba, Bakers, Iams, Dr John (Gold) and Bosch to name but a few!

10 Jan 2019

Six legged bugs for our four legged friends?
Six legged bugs for our four legged friends?

As meat production puts ever increasing strain on the environment, some pet food producers are looking for alternatives. Cue Yora who launch the UK's first insect based dog food this week!

24 Dec 2018

Christmas leftover do's and dont's for dogs
Christmas leftover do's and dont's for dogs

With only 3 sleeps left 'til Christmas please remember that not all of our festive foods are suitable for our furry chums. Here's a great article from dfordog.co.uk to help make sure your dog stays happy and healthy this Christmas.

23 Nov 2018

So many new foods!
So many new foods!

This week's new listings include Different Dog, Rocketo, Naturaw and Cobbydog. If you've tried your dogs on any of these foods, be sure to let us know how they went down in the relevant comments sections.

29 Oct 2018

Feeding Dogs with Kidney Disease
Feeding Dogs with Kidney Disease

When the kidneys aren't working properly the results can be disastrous. Diet can have an enormous impact on both the length and the quality of life of dogs with kidney problems and in this article, we tell you how to get it right, right from the start.

03 Oct 2018

Bakers no longer Britain's worst food!
Bakers no longer Britain's worst food!

Bakers just made some big improvements to their foods which is great news for the millions of dogs on the food but is also an unmistakable sign that the campaign for better pet food is really gaining ground! Read our fully updated review and do share your thoughts in the comments section.

26 Sep 2018

Better dog food reviews on the move
Better dog food reviews on the move

We've been working hard to make our mobile site as user-friendly as possible and this week it's the turn of the review pages. Take a look (if you're on a mobile phone) and let us know what you think.

17 Sep 2018

Search by carb content
Search by carb content

If you are choosy about how much carbs your dogs get, we now have a handy filter on the dog food directory to help filter foods by their carb levels as well as all the other macronutrients.

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Seaweed · General dog chat · Yesterday at 16:33


What is considered to be low carb?Am I right that sweet potato and brown rice are acceptable carbs? I've been looking at Evoluti...

elastic · Dog foods · Jul 21, 2019, 13:15

Re: So confused!

Thank you - its good to know I'm on the right track! Akela is coming out well, but I'm waiting for feedback on exe valley and na...

elastic · Dog foods · Jul 20, 2019, 18:38

Re: So confused!

You seem to be making suitable choices regarding analysis. Brown rice has better nutritive value for dogs than white potato but ...

Dottie · Dog foods · Jul 20, 2019, 18:07

Re: Exe Valley dog food

Scores 69% with no red ingredients on the Instant Dog Food Review. Carbohydrate percentage is not always shown but can be calcul...

Dottie · Dog foods · Jul 20, 2019, 17:56

Exe Valley dog food

Has anyone come across exe valley dog food? On first impressions it sounds great,but then i realise the info is incomplete. It s...

elastic · Dog foods · Jul 20, 2019, 16:56

Re: So confused!

Darwin is a miniature labradoodle, weighing 16.8kg. His allergy tests said he was allergic to literally everything tested, which...

elastic · Dog foods · Jul 20, 2019, 16:42

Re: So confused!

You don’t mention the results of the allergy tests. Are you trying to avoid specific ingredients and if so, what are they? Regar...

Dottie · Dog foods · Jul 20, 2019, 14:26

Re: So confused!

Hi Elastic, you will probably get different answers all round as what to feed is very much down to personal preference and also ...

Tinyplanets · Dog foods · Jul 20, 2019, 12:53

So confused!

I have spent literally weeks looking at foods for my 3 year old labradoodle and I'm more undecided than I was at the beginning! ...

elastic · Dog foods · Jul 19, 2019, 23:01

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