All posts by Simon Keegan

Hill’s Science Plan To The Rescue

After a tornado devastated Moore, Oklahoma, dog food company Hill's  Pet Nutrition came to the rescue, shipping thousands of pounds of dog and cat food to animal hospitals affected. Within two hours of the disaster Hill's Science Plan and feeding bowls were sent to community relief centres and additional food was sent to local animal clinics in the disaster area which was then distributed fre...

Are Feathers The Answer in Dog Food?

Surprisingly the secret to healthy dog food may be an ingredient as unusual as the feather. The company pioneering the use of feathers in its dog food is Royal Canin renowned for high quality dog food and cat food and especially the breed specific range. Royal Canin's usage of feathers even attracted the attention of business magazine Forbes who lauded the company for their ingenious i...

Barking Heads Dog Food: Meet The Family

Barking Heads dog food may look fun and frivolous with its colourful cartoon bags with Bailey the dog and his family featured on the front, but deep down its a pretty serious business. First and foremost Barking Heads uses real meat. Now as we know the phrase 'meat' is open to interpretation – some people consider snouts, eyeballs and intestines to be 'meat' – but not Barking Heads. They us...

Puppy Training: Behaviour, Food and Toilet Times

As a cat owner - or rather a member of staff to a cat - the idea of owning a dog is unknown territory to me, so in my introduction to puppy training, Karren started at square one. After all, puppy training can't begin without a puppy, so where do you get them from? “Always get a new dog from an accredited breeder or rescue centre. This way they will have already gained valuable social skil...