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    Why Your Pet Deserves A Christmas Present

    Did you know that the majority of British dog and cat owners count their pet as a member of the family? It was recently reported that nine out of ten dog owners consider their dog as a ‘fully-fledged’ family member and a Cats Protection survey showed 91 per cent of cat owners feel exactly the […]

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    Keep Your Furry Friends Safe This Christmas

    Christmas is certainly a great time to spoil your beloved pets, home-cooked turkey dinner and vegetables with some delicious pet treats will certainly be on the menu for many lucky pets this Christmas. Some foods and items we tend to have in our homes at Christmas, however, can be harmful and even fatal to our […]

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    Storage Mites – A Common Cause Of Skin Allergies In Dogs

    All dogs scratch and itch from time to time and there is nothing wrong with your dog having the odd scratch, provided that is all it is. Atopic dermatitis is an allergic and chronic skin reaction to specific allergens found in your dog’s environment. Dogs are more prone to atopic dermatitis than cats; however, both […]

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    What The Pet Food Label Doesn’t Tell You – Part Three

    Most pet food manufacturers identify the primary meat source contained within their pet foods on the front of the pet food label. A chicken pet food may be introduced with words such as  “chicken flavour”, “with chicken” “rich in chicken”, or, “chicken dinner” to name but a few of the all too familiar phrases we find on the front […]

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    What The Pet Food Label Doesn’t Tell You – Part Two

    HOW MUCH MEAT IS REALLY IN YOUR PET’S FOOD AND WHAT ANIMAL DID IT COME FROM? In this article, we look at the regulation surrounding what information a pet food manufacturer has to give you about the meat content of your pet’s food, and the legal definitions of meat and animal derivatives and animal by-products, and how […]

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    What The Pet Food Label Doesn’t Tell You – Part One

    In this article, we look at the regulation surrounding labelling a pet food “natural” “hypoallergenic” or “sensitive” and what is required of a pet food manufacturer before it can make these claims. We also offer our thoughts on what to consider before you buy a pet food labelled “natural”, “hypoallergenic” or “sensitive”. The Pet Food Label There has been much media attention […]

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    Dietary Protein For Dogs & Cats – The Importance Of Digestibility

    Protein is such an important part of your pet’s diet, however, it is also important to understand why your pet requires dietary protein and how it affects your pet’s health and wellbeing. Pet food packaging may not always provide you with all the information that you need. WHY PROTEIN? Dogs and cats need dietary protein […]

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    Looking After Your Dog’s Teeth

    Keeping our dogs’ teeth healthy is a vital part of your dog’s general health. The simple fact is that daily brushing of your dog’s teeth remains the single most effective way of helping your dog maintain healthy teeth and gums. Periodontal disease is the collective term for several plaque-associated inflammatory conditions that affect our dogs’ […]

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    Joint Care – The Importance of Good Quality Food & Supplements

    Taking steps to help maintain our pets’ joint health can help improve mobility and improve their quality of life. Arthritis and osteoarthritis are a common occurrence, especially in dogs. In the UK, it is estimated that over 30% of dogs and 10% of cats undergo veterinary treatment for conditions such as arthritis. WHO NEEDS JOINT […]

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