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Frozen Banana Berry bones

Frozen Banana Berry BonesServings Makes 18 bones. I had spare for a small smoothie!Ready In: 15 mins prep time, 1 hour to freeze minEffort Level: Super Easy ( I did them in the ad break)Good For: Potassium, Vit C, Antioxidents, DigestionInroduction About this RecipeI...

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Nutty Banana Bread

Nutty Banana BreadServings Makes 12 slices (I give Willow half a slice as a snack)Ready In: 1 hourEffort Level: EasyGood For: Potassium. Also great to give to the kids as low in sugarInroduction About this RecipeI've always been obsessed with Banana Bread. It misses...

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Carrot Pup Cakes

Spiced Carrot Pup Cakes with an optional Parsley Glaze Servings Makes 12 Mini Pup CakesReady In: 30-40 MinutesEffort Level: EasyGood For: Carrots are high in Vitamin A, Parsley is great for fresh breathAbout this Recipe I've been keen to do a Pup Cakes recipe for a...

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Warming Beef and Ginger Stew

Warming Beef and Ginger slow cooked StewServings 3-4 meals dependent on size of dogReady In: 3 hours (slow cooker)Effort Level: EasyGood For: Digestion and AntioxidentsInroduction About this RecipeWith Autumn around the corner, it's most likley, you'll be getting the...

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Gingernut Crunchies

Homemade Healthy Ginger dog biscuitsYou can't beat a Gingernut biscuit. Here's a healthy dog biscuit version. Not only do they taste delicious, but furthermore, they are great for your's dogs digestionServings 30-40 biscuits depending on your cutterReady In: 15 mins...

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Turmeric spiced salmon dish

Turmeric spiced salmon dishServings 2-4 mealsReady In: 35minsEffort Level: Fair to middlingGood For: Antioxidants, Omega 3, green veg and can also be made dairy freeIntroduction About this RecipeFor years I though Turmeric was only used for its colour, until I tried a...

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Mini Cheddar Dog Biscuits

Healthy Cheese BiscuitsMini Cheddar’s healthy make over – An amazing cheesy treat for you, your dog and any other cheese fansServings 20-25 biscuits depending on your cutterReady In: 2o mins prep 15-20 baking timeEffort Level: A little effort But worth it!Good For:...

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Fish Pie

Fish PieTaking 25 minutes from start to finish, I’m yet to meet a dog this doesn’t go down well with. The minute the tin of salmon is open, Willow knows she’s getting fish pie!Servings 4 to 5 meals Ready In: 25mins Effort Level: Piece of cake Good For: Omega3,...

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Banana and Coconut Coolers

Banana and Coconut CoolersIn the heat, water alone just does not cut it and some dogs drink so much to try cool their body temperature down they can be sick. Sometimes we need something that delivers that immediate cooling effect.Servings 20 Ready In: 30mins Calories:...

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Doggy Meatloaf

Doggy Meatloaf Servings Makes 4-8 depending on size - Made Willow who is 9kg 6 slices Ready In: 50 MinutesEffort Level: EasyGood For: A really easy dish, with plenty of protein and veggies About this Recipe Meatloaf - it's a strange concept to us british. Maybe it's...

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The changing landscape of the pet food aisle

How dogs diets have changed and why This week, we're talking all about the changing landscape of pets diets, and in particular dogs. Over recent years, there has been a huge shift in people wanting to take more control over their pets diets. Grain free, Raw, Home...

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