Dog food myth busters – is salt bad for dogs?

Salt, or sodium chloride, is a core ingredient in nutrition: essentially it keeps cells working properly (electrolyte balance). It’s a natural preservative and has been for thousands of years – thanks to being very good at drying food out and preventing spoilage. Salt is also super tasty, as any one who loves a crisp knows, … Read more

Dog treats, chews and biscuits

dog treats

Every dog deserves a treat now and then. Training treats are ideal for strengthening your bond and teaching good behaviours, and chews are boredom-busters and a great way to support dental health. We know nothing sends your dog’s tail wagging quite like the anticipation of a delicious treat. Here are some of our favourites: Good … Read more

Dog food for dogs with pancreatitis

Dog diet

When our dogs become unwell, it can be worrying for us pooch parents. Especially when it’s a serious condition like pancreatitis. This disease can be extremely painful and even life threatening. And whether it’s a mild flare up or severe, it’s not something you can just treat at home. It’s always important to see a … Read more

Can dogs eat bananas?

Picture this – you’re eating a delicious banana and Fido is staring up at you desperate for a bite. Should you, shouldn’t you… You find yourself wondering, can dogs eat bananas? Are they actually safe for my dog to eat? Well, the answer is yes, but only in moderation. If you’re serving any kind of … Read more

Can dogs eat avocado?

Avocados are a popular nutritious snack. Although they offer lots of benefits for us, what about our furry friends? It can be tempting to cut your dog a sneaky slice at the breakfast table. But before you do, there are a few important facts to bear in mind.  While dogs can technically eat avocado, it … Read more

Can dogs eat BBQ food?

It’s time for hot dog summer – so we’re asking, can dogs eat BBQ food? There’s a juicy kebab (or five) cooking on the grill. The burgers are piled high and the buns are loaded with ketchup, mayo and pickles. There’s a lump of cheese dripping over a sausage, and the picnic table is groaning … Read more

Can dogs drink something other than water?

Dog drinking water

Loads of new ‘dog drinks’ arrive on the shelves every year. From dog beer to dog tea, and yes, even pawsecco. But when it comes to rehydration – is water really the king of the drinking bowl? We rounded up the questions everyone’s asking to see what’s best, and why. What drink is good for … Read more

Can dogs eat nuts?

can dogs eat nuts?

We see nuts as an energy-rich treat – full of proteins, minerals, antioxidants and healthy fats. But can dogs eat Brazil nuts? What about peanuts or walnuts or pecan nuts? On the whole, the answer is no. And as festive snacks often include nuts, it’s good to be especially vigilant at this time of year. … Read more

Dogs and peanut butter  – what you need to know

Whether it’s to be licked off a spoon or stuffed into a kong toy, peanut butter is definitely worth sitting for, and maybe even giving a paw too. But before you reach for the jar, you’ll need to make sure it’s suitable for your canine companion.