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Verity Hardcastle Talks Crufts

Master groomer and TV presenter Verity Hardcastle shares exactly what it takes to become a Crufts winner, as well as some solid tips and tricks for dog owners.

7 common dog myths debunked

As dog lovers and owners, we’ve always got our pet pups’ best interests at heart, but with so muchadvice readily available out there, it can be hard to determine between what is fact and what is fiction.

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Butternut Box at Crufts

Butternut Box dog food subscription is sponsoring Crufts 2023. We are spreading the word about fresh food, helping dogs to live happy and healthy lives.

From Fusspots to Foodies: How to Manage a Picky Pet

Are you a pet parent grappling with your dog's fussy eating habits? More and more people are sharing their experiences with fussy pups, so rest assured it’s far more common than you might think.

Perfect Portions: How to Manage Your Dog’s Weight

Being a healthy weight isn't about looking good at the dog park - it's vital to their overall health and longevity. Research from across the globe agrees that managing a healthy weight can significantly ward off diseases and extend dogs’ lifespans.

Fur the Love of Dogs: Supporting Skin Health

Your dog's skin isn't just a coat - it's their armour. Serving as the first line of defence against external threats. Learn about how your dog's diet diet impacts their skin and coat health.

Top of the Tums: Digestive Health in Dogs

Looking for the diet that will finally sort out your dog’s dodgy tum? Discover the importance of meal digestibility and how it impacts your dog's gut health.

Digging Deeper: Research at Butternut Box

At Butternut Box, our motivation is simple and heartfelt: everything we do is #ForTheLoveOfDogs, guided by our purpose of helping them to live happier and healthier lives through the power of feeding fresh.


Ambassadors | Join the Team | Butternut Box

Rescue Shelter Ambassador Program For Butternut Box. Recommend fresh food to your adopted dogs for referral rewards and donations

A Q&A With Nick Hogendoorn, our Benelux Country Manager

Meet our newest addition to the team: Nick Hogendoorn. Nick joins us as Country Manager for Benelux where he will be focusing on introducing Butternut to the Netherlands.


Tips for keeping your dog cool in hot weather

Hot weather means hot dogs (and we don’t mean the great-with-ketchup kind), so here are some top tips from our in-house vet Dr Ciara Clarke to help keep your dog cool and safe this summer.


How to keep your dog cool in summer

The UK isn't known for having the hottest summers but that doesn't stop us from spending our days in beer gardens and picking out our favourite ice creams. Even if the sun isn't beaming, you have to make sure your pooch is nice and cool. Seen as neither of the above activities are pooch-friendly, here are some tips on how to keep your dog cool in summer.

The most unexpected crossbreeds

Crossbreeds are very popular choices for those looking to adopt a dog. They often come with the best traits from each parent pooch and make for pawfect companions. We've all heard of a Labradoodle and a Cockapoo, but have you heard of these less common crossbreeds?

Corgi royal dog breed

Royal Dog Breeds

Certain breeds have earned their place in the palaces of royalty worldwide, including Corgis, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Beagles, Poodles and Pekingnese.

What To Do With Woolcool

The WoolCool inside our boxes is perfect at keeping your pooch's tasty Butternut nice and cool. Not only is it cooling, but it's also recyclable, environmentally friendly and great for ripping to shreds when your human isn't looking.


Introducing your puppy to Butternut Box

How to transition your puppy onto Butternut Box


What type of puppy will suit you

How to find the perfect puppy to suit you and your lifestyle.


Your puppy's first week at home

What to expect in the first week you bring your puppy home


Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy

What should you be asking yourself before deciding to get a puppy.


Insurance For Your Puppy: Everything You Need To Know

Why it's a good idea to get insurance for your puppy.


How Much Sleep Do Puppies Need?

Puppies need a lot of sleep to help fuel their growth, typically between 18 and 20 hours a day until they are around five months old.


12 Foods That Are Dangerous to Puppies

What foods to avoid feeding your puppy.


Vaccinating your puppy

Why it is important for your puppy to have their vaccinations. What are puppy vaccinations for?


Is Butternut Box suitable for my puppy?

Butternut Box is pawfectly suitable for your puppy. We've worked alongside leading veterinary nutritionists and made sure all our meals are carefully crafted to be suitable for dogs of all life stages, which is why you won't see labels such as 'puppy', 'adult' or 'senior' on our food.


Your puppy's nutritional needs and growth

Your puppy's nutritional needs and growth