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Dog life stages and the diets needed

As dogs grow up, their diets need to adapt to their lifestyle and growing patterns, so here is how to best manage these phases of growing for a dog: Puppies (4 Weeks to 12 Months): Puppies from 4 weeks to 12 months require a careful balance of phosphorus and calcium to support their skeletal development, […]

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Which puppy food is right for my puppy?

Normally, the puppy should move on to puppy food after weaning at the age of about three to four weeks. Initially this food should be added to their diet slowly over a two week period and should be combined with mother’s milk for a further seven to nine weeks. A puppy should stay on puppy […]

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Omega 3 Benefits

Omega 3 are fats that are needed in a dogs diet to make sure they are healthy and improve their wellbeing, this is important for humans and our furry buddies.  Fish oil is a natural source of Omega 3 as they are high in both EPA and DHA. EPA is especially important as it is […]

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Are your dog food ingredients unclear?

Some major dog food brands do not always put every ingredient on their packaging, 95% of main dog food brands do not include or do not reveal the exact ingredient so the pet owner won’t know what they are feeding their pets. 85% of supermarket major dog food brands and around 2/3 of large dog […]

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How safe is it to feed your pet Human foods?

Many pet owners across the UK say that they feed their pet human food, this ranges from left-overs to the nice treat every now and then. Feeding pets human food is not always bad as long as it’s kept to a limit, this is because dog’s digestion system can only take so much of what […]

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Why every pet deserves a treat

Complete and Balanced Food  Having a healthy and well balanced diet helps to prevent future health issues for pets. The pet food regulations define the claim of ‘complete and balanced’ as meeting critical nutrition levels. Our Hunt and Wilson complete and balanced food is designed to be fed as a dog’s sole diet as this […]

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The Population of UK Cats and Dogs

We are a nation of pet lovers. According to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association (PFMA) there is a population of 9 million dogs and 8 million cats in the UK. A recent study by OnBuy.com using the data by the PFMA looked into the percentage of cats and dogs owned as pets per region. Highest […]

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How can hypoallergenic dog food help your dog?

Hypoallergenic dog food – What is it? You may be surprised to learn that food intolerance is a common problem amongst dogs. Hypoallergenic dog food is designed to be eaten by dogs who are allergic to normal dog food. Lower quality dog food can be packed with chemicals, hyper sensitising ingredients and artificial preservatives. Many […]

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Why should a dog be fed Small Breed Food?

 The nutritional size can vary from different sizes of dogs, the smaller dogs have a different diet to most dogs especially much larger ones then themselves. The smaller sizes of dogs have a vastly more quicker metabolism rate than any other dog due to the size of the dog It needs more energy around it’s […]

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Light Therapy for Dogs

The Photizo Vetcare Light therapy is a use of medicine that helps to relieve pain and inflammation in pets, research reveals that it has dozens of benefits for pets. It is a very simple but effective way of relieving your pet from aches, pains. Photizo Vetcare is a simple-to-use, rechargeable non-invasive treatment tool to accelerate […]

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