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General discussion / Re: What is the future of Dog Food?
« on: Oct 17, 2016, 16:22 »
Feather meal is mentioned in the current AADF opinion poll. I don't know how many dog foods are out there that uses feather meal, Royal Canin have their ANALLERGENIC product which contains feather hydrolysate with low molecular weight (source of L amino acids and oligopeptides) which is available in the UK.
An article from Dr Becker
An article Why pick on feather meal in pet foods
A video from Rodney Habib where he talks about the recent Dr Oz show that featured a segment on pet food which contained feathers.

General discussion / Re: Vegan, Vegetarian or Meat
« on: Oct 16, 2016, 06:37 »
Tara's vegan story has made some of the daily nationals but I believe this was the original article. Looks like a tray of Benevo Grain-Free Vegetable Feast with Mixed Herbs next to the Yarrah Dry Dog Food. Benevo is not rated in the food directory at present but the ingredients for this particular product is
Composition: Lentils (10.0%), Potato (5.5%), Chick Peas (5.5%), Peas (4%), Carrots (4%), Sunflower Oil (4%), Linseed Oil (1%), Tomato (1%), Sunchoke (0.5%) Mixed Herbs (0.5% Rosemary, Parsley, Oregano, Marjoram & Mint), Seaweed (0.25%), Minerals
Analytical Constituents:
Moisture 70%, Protein 6%, Fat Content 5%, Fibre 0.5%, Ash 2%

General discussion / Re: What is the future of Dog Food?
« on: Oct 13, 2016, 18:22 »
I spotted this on another forum so a big thank you goes their way. InsectDog Hypoallergenic, a dog food containing mealworm larvae from the German company Green Petfood is available from
Potato (dried), pea meal (natural source of amino acids), insect protein (mealworm larvae) (10%), sunflower oil, yeast (partially hydrolysed), potato protein, minerals, beet fibre, carob meal
Available in 2kg and 15kg

General discussion / Re: Vegan, Vegetarian or Meat
« on: Oct 13, 2016, 08:51 »
Dog food studies seem to be few and far between however recently a dog food study, Vegetarian versus Meat-Based Diets for Companion Animals was published.

Recalls and alerts / Bozita Cat Food recall
« on: Oct 12, 2016, 16:21 »

Raw feeding / Re: Long Living Pets Research Project
« on: Oct 12, 2016, 14:54 »
Rhebden, thank you for sharing your views.

Raw feeding / Long Living Pets Research Project
« on: Oct 10, 2016, 20:13 »
I thought this raw dog food, Long Living Pets Research Project (USA) was worth sharing. The goal is to follow dogs and cats over a duration of 30 years on a raw diet. This is private research by a non medical professional. A number of UK dogs have joined the project.
Raw Pet Digest article on the project

Dog news / Addison's Disease
« on: Oct 10, 2016, 17:00 »
A new UK website on Addison's Disease has recently been launched by Dechra Veterinary Products.

Dog news / Animal Health Trust survey
« on: Oct 08, 2016, 12:15 »
Epilepsy tops list of health concerns in Animal Health Trust survey.

General discussion / Re: What is the future of Dog Food?
« on: Sep 24, 2016, 08:53 »
It appears that insect dog food has reached the UK. Trovet Insect Hypoallergenic Diet (IPD) is now available.  (Netherlands)

Dog foods / Re: Naturediet Dry Food
« on: Sep 15, 2016, 09:05 »
Naturediet a company well known for their wet dog food has launched a new dry dog food range and is now live on their website, Naturediet Chicken, Naturediet Chicken & Lamb, Naturediet Sensitive and Naturediet Puppy-Junior available in 1kg, 2kg and 12kg.

Dog news / Why Are Our Dogs Dying So Early?
« on: Sep 09, 2016, 18:20 »
A dog listener's view on why are dogs dying so early.

Dog foods / Re: Freshpet
« on: Sep 01, 2016, 12:48 »
It seems Freshpet is available in selected Tesco stores also.

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