Golden Oldies; Nutrition for Senior Cats and Dogs

Welcome to the Pet Food Knowledge Centre How is a Senior Pet Food Different? Puppy diets are widely accepted within the industry, with clearly defined nutritional guidelines. Yet, in contrast, the nutritional requirements of senior cats and dogs are not strictly defined by FEDIAF, AAFCO or the NRC. Despite our…

Do kittens require a specific diet?

Welcome to the Pet Food Knowledge Centre Do kittens require a specific diet? Kittens have a lot of growing to do in a short amount of time, as they are generally considered to be fully grown by 8-12 months old. As kittens are growing and developing rapidly, they have different…

The power of the pet shops

Welcome to the Pet Food Knowledge Centre 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…

Why should you create your own Private Label Pet Food?

Welcome to the Pet Food Knowledge Centre Creating your own Private Label Pet Food is a good idea right now. 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…

Protein In Pet Food – Why is it important?

Welcome to the Pet Food Knowledge Centre Protein in pet food is very important. Protein is found in a wide variety of foods such as meats and eggs and is an integral part of any diet. Protein is essential for cats as they are obligate carnivores and naturally have a…

Collagen in Pet Food

Welcome to the Pet Food Knowledge Centre What is Collagen? In nature, collagen is a protein found exclusively in animals, especially in the skin, bones and connective tissues of mammals, birds and fish. Strictly speaking, collagen is actually a family of proteins, and together they are the most abundant proteins…