Welcome to the Pet Food Knowledge Centre

The Knowledge Centre has been created to provide a platform that delivers the latest pet food insight provided by a team of experts.

The site has been created for anybody who is interested in the pet food industry, from pet owners, pet shop owners or pet brand owners. Each post is designed to provide information that is both engaging and enjoyable.

Thank you for visiting – we hope you enjoy reading our posts.

207, 2021

The power of the pet shops

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Most pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family, with a large amount conscious of their pet’s health. However, with so much information available and several methods to shop, pet owners can find it challenging to know the best place to purchase food for their pets. With this in mind, this article will focus on pet shops and how they benefit pet owners, the changes in consumer shopping habits, and how independent pet shops help local [...]

1806, 2021

Why should you create your own Private Label Pet Food?

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The pet food industry is booming right now. Recent research by the PFMA revealed that 34 million domestic companions live in approximately 17 million households throughout the UK. Whilst, 85 million European households own at least one pet animal. These numbers are only set to grow in the next few years; therefore, the opportunity to create your own private label pet food has never been better. This article will focus on the Pet Food Market and the industry trends [...]

2605, 2021

Large Breed Puppies – What should you feed them?

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The dietary requirements of large and small breed puppies vary somewhat from their adult counterparts. With growth and development resulting in both increased and decreased requirements for various nutrients compared to adult maintenance. Meeting the dietary needs of puppies through a balanced diet is key to ensuring short and long-term health. Although adult body weight will be considerably more, the nutritional requirements of a large breed puppy compared to medium or small breeds vary relatively little. Once weaned, all [...]

1304, 2021

What is Grain Free pet food?

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A common issue for dog owners is whether they should feed their pet grain pet food or grain-free pet food. With a wide variety of pet foods available on the market, it can be quite a tough decision. This article will focus on what grain-free pet food is and the benefits of feeding a dog this diet entails. What are grains? Grains are a group of ingredients that contain carbohydrates and are frequently used in dog food. Typical ingredients that feature [...]

1503, 2021

The Importance Of Protein In Pet Food

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Protein is found in a wide variety of foods such as meats and eggs and is an integral part of any diet. Protein is especially important for cats as they are obligate carnivores and, therefore, naturally have a higher protein requirement than dogs. Protein is often described as the body's 'building blocks'. The body is able to use them in varying combinations to build structures of different shapes and complexity. For example, protein is required to form new tissue [...]

1203, 2021

Why Does My Dog Food Need Fibre?

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All good pet owners want to ensure that their dogs are healthy on the inside and outside. A contributing factor in helping a dog to achieve this is by ensuring that they acquire enough fibre in their diets. This article will explore what fibre is and its role in dog food - examining the different types of fibre a dog requires and the benefits of this fantastic ingredient to a dog's health and well-being. What is Fibre? [...]

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