Complete Puppy Box of 12

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Complete Puppy Food – Box of 12

Albion Puppy Complete is a balanced, nutritious meal for your puppy, suitable from weaning. Available in 454g packs and contains premium mince and tasty vegetables and fruit all combined in one meal.

The meals contain the vitamins and minerals that any puppy would need for an active and healthy life.

CONTAINS BRITISH MEAT

Packed and frozen in boxes of 12 x 454g flat packs or 12 x 1lb

Also available as single complete puppy packs

Complete Puppy

complete puppy food

Complete Puppy Food

Albion Puppy Complete is a balanced, nutritious meal for your puppy, suitable from weaning. Available in 454g packs and contains premium mince and tasty vegetables and fruit all combined in one meal.

The meals contain the vitamins and minerals that any puppy would need for an active and healthy life.

CONTAINS BRITISH MEAT

Packed and frozen in 454g flat packs or 1lb

Also available as a box of 12 complete puppy food

Puppy Formula

Puppy Formula

Puppy Formula

Sold in 500g trays or 1.4kg Chubbs
Feed 4-6% of the dog’s ideal body weight per day, puppy formula is ideally spread over two meals.

Contains 90% fresh meat, offal and bone.

Ingredients:

British Chicken with Bone, Britsh Beef Heart, British Beef Green Tripe, British Beef Kidney, British Beef Liver, Fresh Carrots, Fresh Pumpkin, Fresh Broccoli, Fresh Green Curly Kale, Scottish Cold Water Salmon Oil, Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, Raw Sea Kelp Powder (Laminaria japonica), Bilberry Powder (Vaccinium Myrtillus), Spirulina Powder (Spirulina platensis), Wheat Grass Juice Powder, Barley Grass Juice Powder, Chicory Root Powder. Whole Milled Flaxseed, Whole Milled Sesame Seeds, Whole Milled Sunflower Seeds, Ginkgo Biloba Powder, Wheat Germ Oil (natural vitamin E)

Puppy Feeding Guide

Puppy feeding guidelines

Puppies should be fed  a % of their actual body weight SEE CHART BELOW until approximately 6 months or so, split into 3 or more meals per day depending on age. Puppies require a great deal of food for good bone & muscle development and a little extra edible bone as they are building their adult teeth. It is important not let puppies get too thin at this age as their energy demands are tremendous when cutting new teeth.

After the age of 6 months refer to our Adult feeding guidelines

Weight Of Your Puppy In
Kilograms
Amount To Feed In Grams
8 to 16 weeks 10% of body weight17 to 20 weeks old
10% – 8% of body weight
Amount To Feed In Grams
24 to 32 weeks old
6% of body weight
Amount To Feed In Grams
34 to 36 weeks old
4% of body weight
1kg 100g – 80g 60g 40g
2kg 200g – 160g 120g 80g
3kg 300g – 240g 180g 120g
4kg 400g – 320g 240g 160g
5kg 500g – 400g 300g 200g
10kg 1000g – 800g 600g 400g
15kg 1500g – 1200g 900g 600g
20kg 2000g – 1600g 1200g 800g
30kg 3000g – 2400g 1800g 1200g

Puppy Feeding

Puppies can be fed raw straight from weaning and can progress to fish/wings/carcass etc from 6 -8 weeks. Minces and minced carcass are similar to the regurgitated food they would get from their mothers in the wild. Build slowly onto chunkier meats and soft bone – meaty chicken ribs, necks or chicken or duck wings are good to build their jaw strength.
For puppies – Chicken wings should have the wing tip cut off at the third joint, as, should the puppy be tempted to swallow it whole, the double joint of the wing is a major choking hazard for pups.
Puppies cut teeth between 4 & 6 months so, good meaty bones of a suitable size Turkey, Lamb, Chicken necks or Lamb flat rib or breast bones are fantastic for them to gnaw on.

Weight bearing bones such as marrow bones or legs should not be fed until 1yr of age

I suggest starting gently by choosing a puppy formula if available or 1 simple protein – either tripe or chicken mince is a good starter – at around 4.5months (smaller breeds) & 6 months (larger breeds) 7-9mths (giant breeds),start to introduce another protein – repeat this process every 1 or 2 weeks or so still checking stools, until he/she is receiving a balanced variety of different meats/offal/organ meats and meaty bones.

Eggs (whole and shell) as well as natural yoghurt are a great added supplement to their diet.

We would love to hear how you are getting on with your puppy feeding, please feel free to drop us a line and post pictures on our Facebook page

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Nutriment – Award Winning Natural Pet Food

Nutriment from The Dogs Choice

Hi everyone

Thank you all for your continued support, and we are pleased to let you all know that we are now stocking the award winning Nutriment range to add to our other great products. Nutriment actively champions the importance of including metabolism-friendly super-foods (coconut & salmon oil, kelp, kale, flax seeds, spirulina, bilberry powder & chicory roots) to create a range of better balanced feasts.

Nutriment is an award-winning, family-owned business whose raw pet food contains human-grade meat and vegetables, a dash of metabolism-friendly super foods and a stubborn refusal to ever consider any cheap fillers, third-rate meat offcuts or ‘artificial nasties’

Nutriment Raw Food

They do a fantastic range of ‘complete‘ meals and they come in 500g tubs and 1.4kg chubb rolls so great for all sizes of dog.

Also, we have in stock their specialist ranges for Senior Dogs, Puppies and Low Purine & Phosphate (for dogs with kidney or liver problems). All or these are available now.

To top it all off we will also be stocking the Nutriment raw CAT Food range for our feline friends who are just as deserving the best diet there is.

All of our other brands of meat and minces, juicy bones and natural treats are still available so have a good browse and see what takes your fancy

Adult Dog Feeding Guide

Adult Dog Feeding Guide

This is the adult dog feeding guide, for puppies please visit our Puppy Feeding Guide page

Weight of Dog in Kilograms 2% of Adult weight in grams 2.5% of Adult weight in grams 3% of Adult weight in grams
10kg 200g 250g 300g
20kg 400g 500g 600g
30kg 600g 750g 900g
40kg 800g 1000g 1200g
50kg 1000g 1250g 1500g
60kg 1200g 1400g 1800g
70kg 1400g 1750g 2100g

Balance the diet with a good variety of meats, meaty bones, offal, organ meat and veg/fruit. If you don’t want to add your own fruit & veg, you can just choose from our Complete Dog Food range, which has the right balance included.

If you wish to work out a weight not shown on the chart above:-

weight in grams (1kg = 1000g)  x 0.02 or x 0.025 or x 0.03

Dog Feeding Guide

It is important not to over feed your dog and if you follow the adult dog feeding guide above, you should find that your dogs weight stays fairly constant.

An overweight dog is more likely to suffer from Diabetes, Arthritis and Heart disease, however dogs maintaining ideal body weight live almost two years longer

General guideline they should receive

70% Muscle meat and bone

30% offal, organ meat and veg/fruit

Eggs (whole and shell) as well as natural yoghurt are a great added supplement to their diet.

Introducing Raw Food to Your Dog

If you are changing from a dried food diet to raw dog food, I suggest start gently by choosing 1 protein – either tripe or chicken mince is a good starter – check their stools and if they look fine, introduce another protein – repeat this process every 1 or 2 weeks or so still checking stools, until he/she is receiving a balanced variety.
It is quite common for a dog to have loose stools on the changeover, this usually only lasts a short while and things begin to firm up in no time. You will notice that on raw, your dog does not defecate as much as they did on dried or wet food, this is because most of the food is utilised and the waste product is less. Every bit of goodness is being processed and used by your dog – fantastic!

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Never too young to get the best start on Raw food

Our youngest customer, giving your pup the best start. – meet Cooper the most adorable Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy, Off to the best start on a raw dog food diet with our complete puppy food. He is adorable

Our youngest customer

Could he be any more handsome, looking forward to my next cuddle

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Introducing Raw Food to Your Dog

If you are changing from a dried food diet to raw I suggest start gently by choosing 1 protein – either tripe or chicken mince is a good starter – check their stools and if they look ok, introduce another protein – repeat this process every 1 or 2 weeks or so still checking stools, until he/she is receiving a balanced variety.

Raw Food for Puppy

It is quite common for a dog to have loose stools on the changeover, this usually only lasts a short while and things begin to firm up in no time. You will notice that on raw your dog does not defecate as much as on commercial, this is due to most of the food is utilised and the waste product is less. Every bit of goodness is being processed and used by your dog – fantastic!

Puppies can be fed raw straight from weaning and can progress to fish/wings/carcass etc from 6 -8 weeks. Minces and minced carcass are similar to the regurgitated food they would get from their mothers in the wild. Build slowly onto chunkier meats and soft bone – meaty chicken ribs, necks or wings are good to build their jaw strength.

Puppies can be fed raw

For puppies – Chicken wings should have the wing tip cut off at the third joint, as, should the puppy be tempted to swallow it whole, the double joint of the wing is a major choking hazard for pups.

Puppies cut teeth between 4 & 6 months so, good meaty bones of a suitable size are fantastic for them to gnaw on.

How Much to Feed my Dog?

How Much to Feed Your Dog

A lot of people I talk to ask “how much should I feed my dog?” Well how much to feed is the most confusing bit – so I will try to simplify it.
Find out (a simple Google search will find the answer) what the recommended adult weight your dog should be – for example:
My dog is a Cairn terrier – adult weight 6-8kg, height average 9-13″

Take into account any differences : Taller – shorter etc – (my boy is 14.5″ so taller than average, therefore I base his food on his ideal weight of 9kg)

How Much To Feed My Dog

Step 1 – Exercise
The recommended feeding of raw food for an Adult dog is 2% to 3% of your dog’s adult weight
2% for a less active dog or overweight dog
2.5% to maintain and average exercise
3% for an active dog
Increase food if your dog is underweight until you have achieved an optimum balanced weight. Make sure there is no underlying medical condition for your dog’s weight loss.

Step 2 – Activity
My dog does an average of 25 to 30 miles on a normal week plus play time at home. We do approximately 1.5hrs to 2hrs walk per day in the week, (2 to 5 miles for us humans, with ball chasing it will add to that distance for him) longer walks of 5 to 8 miles at weekends or a cycle ride; he will run alongside us cycling quite happily for 10+ miles – this is a normal level of activity for his breed; he is slim, fit and has very good muscle development.

Step 3 – Calculate

To work out how much to feed your puppy, visit our Puppy feeding guidelines page.

To work out how much to feed an Adult dog, visit our Adult feeding guidelines page.

BE HONEST about the amount of exercise your dog actually gets to what he really needs!
Some people are unable to exercise their dogs enough for the breeds requirements – due to their lifestyle and/or work commitments – in which case feed accordingly – or alternatively there are some great dog walkers out there to employ. An exercised dog is a happy dog – it can reduce stress and anxiety behaviours.
Certain breeds do not need as much exercise as you might initially think and can end up with joint/muscle problems if over exercised. Please check what exercise needs your breed of dog requires.
If you are contemplating getting a dog, please remember not to just buy or re-home what is ‘cute’ for you; look at the dogs needs and temperament and costs to maintain (vets bills, insurance, food) to see if they suit your family lifestyle. Lots of later problems can be avoided if you are aware of the breeds needs;  research will tell you the breed behaviour traits and correct amount of exercise from puppy to adult.

One common concern with raw feeding is that it is not ‘complete and balanced’. It is and is easily achieved; balance can occur over time; I personally look at my dogs’ diet over a month period – just as we do with our own meals. Every meal does not need to be ‘completely’ balanced as long as the nutritional needs of the dog are met over the long term.

General Feeding Info

Now it has to be said that like us and every other domesticated pet, there will be variances.
My mother’s dog (Jack Russell/Springer Spaniel cross) is happy and well on the Raw diet but refuses to eat or gnaw on bones!! He will happily eat minced carcass and so stag bones are a good alternative for him to gnaw on.
I have another friend who has two Border Terriers, one will eat anything happily, and the other one only eats certain flavours and doesn’t like bones! Again stag bones or Bull Pizzles are a great alternative whilst still allowing the neck and jaw muscles to work as well as help clean teeth.
My daughters Rhodesian Ridgeback has been fed raw since a pup of 8 weeks. Her coat, temperament, health and vitality are wonderful – she eats everything too!
My Cairn would eat week old rotten fish (not that I let him of course), but what I am saying he is a foodie! They are all different, and all happy on their different versions of the raw diet.

PLEASE NOTE – NEVER FEED DRIED FOOD AND RAW FOOD AT THE SAME TIME
You may need to teach your dog to chew meaty bones – try feeding by hand – hold onto a bone (chicken wing/quarter) until they learn to chew at it; It may take a little of your time but will be so beneficial for your dog – it will be worth it.
If this is a complete ‘no go’ for you and your dog, good quality complete meals or minced carcasses have already been pre balanced with correct amount of bone. Just open packet and serve.

Should I feed raw meaty Bones?

Yes, it is an important and integral part of your dog’s diet. Choose the bone size appropriately to your dog. They will spend hours gnawing and improving neck and jaw muscles whilst naturally cleaning their teeth and strengthening mouth and gums.
It is an instinctive process for a dog to gnaw a bone and also produces calming endorphins – what more could they want?
Choose to give as an extra to their diet once or twice a week or if very meaty it can be a meal for your dog – as always know your dog and choose the bone accordingly (harder bones may not be appropriate for very young or very old teeth)
Chicken wings or necks are great for a puppy to start on (8weeks+) as they are bendy and soft enough for their little teeth.