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Poppy's Picnic Complete Mince
Type of food
Complete raw food
Suitable for toy breed dogs Adult weight 1-4kg. e.g. Chihuahua, Pomeranian, Yorkshire Terrier
Suitable for small breed dogs Adult weight 4-10kg. e.g. Beagle, Dachshund, Jack Russell
Suitable for medium breed dogs Adult weight 10-25kg. e.g. Border Collie, Staffie, Springer, Vizsla
Suitable for large breed dogs Adult weight 25-45kg. e.g. Boxer, Labrador, Greyhound
Suitable for giant breed dogs Adult weight 45kg+ e.g. Bernese, Great Dane, Mastiff
From weaning to old age
450g packs = £1.80
At a glance
Natural: Free from added artificial preservatives, antioxidants, colourings, flavourings or other controversial synthetic ingredientsHigh meat content: Contains at least 30% meat ingredients (on a dry matter basis)Hypoallergenic: Free from all ingredients that are regularly linked by veterinarians to food allergies and/or intolerance in dogs like wheat, maize, dairy products, soya products and artificial additivesClearly labelled: Each ingredient is clearly and individually stated and there is at least a reasonable indication of the percentages of the main ingredientsNot certified nutritionally complete: This food does not comply fully with the complete food nutrient tolerances as recommended by FEDIAF and/or AAFCO
" Poppys Picnic complete Chicken Mince is handmade in the heart of Wiltshire using fresh raw chicken (like you would buy in the supermarket), liver, kidney, dog friendly garden vegetables, fresh parsley and a dash of coconut oil & flaxseed oil. We also add wheatgrass, sea kelp and spirulina (a powerful microalgae and a great source of Omega 3 containing both EPA & DHEA).
We appreciate that hectic modern lifestyles do not always leave time to prepare good food for ourselves, let alone our dogs, That's where we help: we make nutritionally balanced raw food and deliver it directly to your door. Simply defrost and serve. We call this RAWPLICITY!
No weird ingredients you dont recognise, no chemicals, flavourings, grains, fillers or artificial additives just natural dog food, freshly prepared and frozen for your convenience.
We use seasonal vegetables which include carrots, parsnips, swede, cabbage and apples.
Our ethics are pretty simple and we don't want to make a mess of the world with our business and we want to make a positive impact where we can.
Each of our packs carries the Poppy Paw of Approval: Tasted, Tested and APPROVED and each handmade batch is personally tested by Poppy herself.
Finally we donate 10% of our profits to charity. We do this because we want our efforts to help support the efforts of other people who love our four legged friends as much as we do. "
Suitable for all breeds of dogs
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This is the ingredients list as printed on the packaging or manufacturer's website.
Think of the 'mixing bowl' composition like a recipe - all the ingredients you would need to put in a 'mixing bowl' in order to make the food.
Ingredients have to be listed in descending order of their weight so the higher it appears, the more there is.
Ingredients that we believe to be controversial or inferior are highlighted in yellow with particularly low grade, highly contentious or excessively vague ingredients in red.
Information in italics is not usually avaialble on the ingredients list but has been provided to us by the manufacturer to help with our ratings.
As fed composition
While the 'mixing bowl' composition is useful for knowing what went into the food, it doesn't always reflect what your dog is actually eating. This is because the processes that turn the ingredients into the finished pet food can significantly alter the relative weights of the ingredients.
For this reason we've calculated the approximate 'as fed' percentages for the main ingredient categories in the finished product.
Please note that these figures are very approximate. They are estimates based on the information provided by the manufacturer in the ingredients list so the clearer the terminology and the more percentages they provide, the more accurate our estimates will be. Wherever information is lacking, we always assume the worst.
◉ Meat ingredients: includes all meat and fish ingredients except isolated fats/oils.
◉Added oils and fats: includes all isolated oil and fat ingredients.
◉ Carb-rich ingredients: includes all ingredients derived from grains, pseudo-grains, potatoes and other starchy root vegetables, sweet potato and legumes (except whole peas which are categorised under fruit and veg) except for isolated protein and extracted oils. Also includes fibre supplements.
◉ Fruit and veg: includes all whole vegetables and fruits.
◉ Other: all other ingredients. Mostly made up by nutritional supplements and additives.
The price per day of feeding this food based on feeding the manufacturer's recommended daily amount from 450g packs bought at their rrp to a dog of:
Note: All suggested feeding amounts and costs are only approximate and may vary considerably from dog to dog. Be sure to contact the manufacturer if in any doubt.
97 out of 100 - Excellent
Our unique nutritional ratings are calculated based on a number of characteristics including the quality and quantity of the stated ingredients, certain nutritional and technological additives and the processing methods used to create the food. They are designed to indicate how healthy a food is likely to be for the majority of dogs when fed on a daily basis for an extended period. Click here for more information