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Black Labrador with arthriits

Health

Best Dog Food for Arthritis

Arthritis is most common in senior dogs. It causes pain and inflammation to the joints but can be managed with medication, diet and lifestyle changes

Butternut Box fresh dog food for ibs

Health

Best Dog Food for IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in dogs can cause vomiting, diarrhoea and gas. Symptoms can be eased with a easily-digestible, fibre-rich diet.

Pablo the Boston Terrier

Best Food for Boston Terriers

Boston Terriers have big appetites and sensitive stomachs but also enjoy plenty of playtime, so it's important that their diets meet these unique needs.

Butternut Box fresh dog food for itchy skin

Health

Itchy Skin in Dogs

Does your dog have itchy, red, inflamed skin? It could mean that they have a sensitivity. Simple diet and lifestyle changes can help to ease their symptoms.

Bert the dog with grain free food

What Is Grain Free Dog Food?

Grain-free dog food is made without wheat, barley, corn, bran, oats and rice. Carbohydrates such as sweet potatoes are used as an alternative energy source.

Wet dog food

Is Wet Food Good for Dogs?

Wet dog food usually comes in tins or trays and is found in the household aisle of the supermarket, next to bin bags and bleach.

Poppy the Labrador eating Butternut Box

Labrador | Dog Breed Guide

Repeatedly recognised as the UK's most popular dog breed, Labradors are the perfect addition to the family. Read our guide to find out more about this lovely breed.

Dry dog food, aka kibble, is made through a process of extrusion. Meat, grains and other fillers are cooked at high temperatures to resemble brown balls.

Nutrition

Is Dry Food Good for Dogs?

Dry dog food, aka kibble, is made through a process of extrusion. Meat, grains and other fillers are cooked at high temperatures to resemble brown balls.

Health

Best Dog Food for Pancreatitis

If your dog is diagnosed with pancreatitis, don't panic. There are plenty of options! Try Butternut Box's dog food for pancreatitis. Order today!

Dog lying on their back showing stomach

Health

Best Dog Food for Sensitive Stomach

A sensitive stomach in dogs can cause diarrhoea and vomiting. To settle their tummy, you should feed them a diet filled with digestion-friendly ingredients.

Nutrition

Is Raw Food Good for Dogs?

Raw food is intended to mimic the ancestral diet of dogs. Whilst it can have many benefits for dog’s wellbeing, it poses a risk of spreading bacteria in homes.

Cosmo the Dachshund

Breeds

Best Food for Dachshund

Dachshunds are often prone to back problems and delicate digestive systems, but controlling their weight with a diet that's nutritious and tasty can help.

Archie the Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Breeds

Best Food for Staffy

Staffys are extremely loyal, often referred to as 'the nanny dog'. They're prone to developing skin conditions, so it's best to feed them a hypoallergenic diet.

Lottie the French Bulldog

Breeds

Best Food for French Bulldog

Frenchies are known for their sensitive stomachs, often triggered by food allergies. It is best to feed them a hypoallergenic diet to help them thrive.

Black Labrador being greedy

Health

Best Dog Food for Weight Loss

It can be hard to tell if your dog is overweight. Luckily there is a quick physical check you can do which will help you decide if they need to slim down.