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Why dog food matters

By David Jackson, AllAboutDogFood.co.uk

It's always alarming how many dog owners believe their sick dogs to be perfectly fine. Ask the question 'how's your dog doing' and most will tell you that their dog is the picture of health but even the briefest examinations often reveal that many of our four-legged friends really aren't doing that well at all.

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Ingredient focus

Rice - brown / whole grain

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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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15 Jun 2018

McAdams Wet Foods - remarkable for two reasons
McAdams Wet Foods - remarkable for two reasons

Two things really stand out about the new wet foods from McAdams - the amazing quality meat and the eye-watering price tag. Click on the link to find out more and make sure you let us know what you think in the comments section...

01 May 2018

Calling All Dog Food Retailers
Calling All Dog Food Retailers

With over 15,000 people using the store finder every month, it's well worth getting your business listed. Customers will be able to find you by your location, the services you provide and the brands of pet foods you carry. You'll also get your own page right here on AADF with directions to your door, opening times, a link to your website and much more. To sign up, just get in touch

11 Apr 2018

Instant Review Generator!
Instant Review Generator!

Found a food that isn't listed on the site yet? Don't forget that you can always use our Instant Review Generator to get a bit more insight! Just enter the ingredients list as it's printed on the packaging or website, click the big arrow and hey presto, an instant review just for you!

21 Mar 2018

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 Forthglade, Beta, Nature's Way, Pro Plan, Akela Raw, ZiwiPeak and Naturaw!

14 Mar 2018

It's Our 6th Birthday!
It's Our 6th Birthday!

...and boy, what a six years it has been! Together we really are changing the pet food landscape. With every like, share, comment and post, we're reaching more and more pet owners across the country and beyond and many more of our furry friends are living longer, happier lives as a result! So THANK YOU and please keep doing what you're doing!

09 Mar 2018

Pro Plan updated
Pro Plan updated

All of the new Pro Plan formulas are now listed and rated on the Dog Food Directory - click on the above link to see how they stack up! If you're a Pro Plan customer, please let us know how the new recipes have gone down with your pack in the relevant comments sections.

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...

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Not For Cats in Whiteley

Welcome to Not for Cats. Our passion for the wellbeing, health and happiness of our pets drives who we are and what we do. Not for Cats is no ordinary pet store… we’re the dog deli with a difference. We try to provide the very best for o...

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Dog food discussion...

Re: Dried meat feed

Great question 4max and apologies for my slow response. I didn't get a response from Bern in the end and with a series of big jo...

David · General discussion · Yesterday at 19:19

Re: Markus Muhle and other cold pressed dog food

Cobbydog orders over 3kg are free p&p (if I have read it correctly) so that makes it a bit cheaper as delivery is usually in the...

Dottie · Dog foods · Jul 14, 2018, 14:25

Re: Markus Muhle and other cold pressed dog food

Quote from: Dottie on Jul 13, 2018, 19:31Yes, more variety is good. What I would like to see is a range of brown rice ones inclu...

AstraNine · Dog foods · Jul 14, 2018, 11:09

Re: Markus Muhle and other cold pressed dog food

Yes, more variety is good. What I would like to see is a range of brown rice ones including turkey, venison and fish.  I have to...

Dottie · Dog foods · Jul 13, 2018, 19:31

Re: Markus Muhle and other cold pressed dog food

Its good news. I just hope other manufacturers offer something other than chicken.

AstraNine · Dog foods · Jul 13, 2018, 17:21

Re: Markus Muhle and other cold pressed dog food

I’ve been waiting for UK companies to invest in this manufacturing method. I expect that cold pressed food will become more popu...

Dottie · Dog foods · Jul 13, 2018, 16:49

Re: Markus Muhle and other cold pressed dog food

Dottie, it seems Wilsons Pet food (Perthshire) are also bringing out a cold pressed dog food.https://www.patshow.co.uk/exhibitor...

Seaweed · Dog foods · Jul 13, 2018, 16:02

Re: Markus Muhle and other cold pressed dog food

That’s a first - well spotted Seaweed. It is something we have been waiting for here in the UK.  Hopefully they will expand the ...

Dottie · Dog foods · Jul 13, 2018, 15:48

Re: Dried meat feed

4Max - your question is very specific and one which is beyond my remit. David would be able to help you with this. Hopefully he ...

Dottie · General discussion · Jul 13, 2018, 15:40

Re: Guru

I think that Petmum is right about the potato but it still scores well and is grain free so might be more suitable for some dogs...

Dottie · Dog foods · Jul 13, 2018, 15:36

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