Swapping to raw
Camberley, Surrey, March 2019 – Nutriment, an award-winning industry leader in the innovation and formulation of premier, raw dog food and raw cat foods, has reported fantastic success at this year’s Crufts®: the world’s largest dog show. Now in its 118th year, the four-day international event welcomed 27,000 dogs, from 44 countries, to the NEC in Birmingham earlier this month
The grass is mowed, the sun briefed and the humour ordered by the bucket load because on Friday 17th August 2018 the biggest event of a flyballer’s year will be getting underway with over 100 clubs giving it their all at the British Flyball Associations Outdoor Championship 2018 event at Catton Hall in Derbyshire.
I think we have all just about come back down to earth following the World Agility Open Championships 2018. It was an amazing experience being part of an event with top dogs and handlers from 33 countries competing across 4 events.
The object of agility is to negotiate a full course of equipment performed in the correct order and direction defined by a set of numbers.
An electronic timing system records the speed the dog completes the course. The fastest dog to complete the course without error, wins.
Agility is suitable for many types of dog, but is physically demanding and requires thoughtful training to promote understanding and fitness. The correct nutrition is a critical part of ensuring dogs can compete at the highest level and to the best of their abilities.
Understandably we have had a number of calls questioning the various articles in the national newspapers over the weekend, regarding the recent study produced at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Before I go any further I would like to point out that this research was undertaken in a country with different legislation for raw dog food, and performed on a tiny sample. No numbers were given to say how many animals, if any, were reported as ill as a result.
Getting your puppy on a raw diet is perhaps the best health investment you can make; both long and short term. It is of extreme importance to feed the correct nutrients in order to support healthy growth. For many, changing a puppy to a raw diet comes with questions; When can I feed a meaty bone?
The festive season means for many of us frantic activity! Lots to do and often also lots to forget unfortunately. In particular keeping your cats and dogs safe from these seasonal, and often forgotten, dangers; vine fruits such as grapes, raisins, sultanas, currants (in any shape; breads, wine etc) chocolate alcohol coffee & tea (the caffeine in both
We have the result of our very succesfull Autumn Adventures competition, we have so many wonderful entries! Up for grabs was the marvellous prize of £100 worth of our organic Laverstoke Park Farm food and treats. Laverstoke Park Farm is spread over 2,500 acres of rolling Hampshire countryside near Overton. It is certified biodynamic by Demeter and
Firework season, including Bonfire Night, can cause a lot of stress in our pets; many of us find it heartbreaking and simply don’t know what to do. This is why we have 10 Top Tips for you. Being prepared for the bangs and the sudden flashes which turn cats and dogs into scared and nervous wrecks is key. Hopefully, some of these tips might help you make it less stressful for your cat or dog.h themselves.
Are you looking for compliments on your pets’ coat condition and shine, be honest – we ALL like to hear how well our pets look. Here are our top tips for getting that show shine for your pet! Coats are a very clear indicator of overall health and wellbeing in your dog, if he/she is not