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Here you’ll find our latest blog posts on all things cats and dogs. Feel free to have a look around and share with your friends and family

  • Just like humans, cats (and dogs) are what they eat.  Their diet can directly influence their levels of health and vitality.  Food is fuel yes, but it’s also vitally important to overall well-being and there are some things that cats must have in their daily regime. Amino acids are essential nutrients that all mammals need for life in general. Some of these can be created in the body whilst others must be synthesised from the animal protein found in food. These are known as essential...
  •   As St. George’s day is almost here – we wanted to introduce you to an iconic member of the Applaws family called Winston.   Winston is a 2 year old British Bulldog and is proudly parented by Chris Adams – apart from taking great care of Winston, Chris is a member of our Field Sales team supporting independent pet retailers across the UK. We asked Chris if he would tell us what it’s like living with a Great British Icon…     “My life with this English...
  • Dogs and Cats………. Who loves me more?   As February is known as the month of love we were really interested to watch the BBC 2 documentary Cat v Dog which was shown over the last couple of weeks. We all know dogs wear their heart on their paws, and whether you have left the house for 5 minutes or 5 hours they always greet you with the same love, affection and wagging tails. On the other hand a cat may or may not even acknowledge your existence before curling back up to go...
  •     Ever been confused by labels on pet food? Us too. That’s why at Applaws we’re fanatical about being open and transparent about what you’ll find in our products. When it comes to our pets, we want to make sure we’re making the right choices to keep them happy and healthy – which means feeding them the right food. But trying to work out what’s best for our pets isn’t easy, especially with the way most pet food is labelled. Many brands simply categorise ingredients into...
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  • So it has been a while since we last blogged and updated you on the barking needs agility team. The team have been very busy since we last updated the blog. They have had some great success and results which can all be found below ? April 2014 The season really kicked off in April for the Barking needs team… where Jay got a 13th in a qualifier at the Adams indoor show and Pickle was very successful at her first outdoor show by getting a 2nd in Combined 4-5 Jumping, a 3rd in a Graded 4-5...
  • Congratulations to Ruskos Pet shop, our January Retailer of the Month! Ruskos pet shop are a small family run business in the village of herstmonceux, they opened in October 2012 after struggling to find a suitable food for their husky called Rusko.  They spent lots of time researching various foods and all the fantastic natural products available including Applaws. They first started in a tiny shop next door to the premises they are in now, as in August 2013 they found they were growing...
  • The team competed in another Adams show at Rodbaston College in Penkridge on the 26th January 2014. This was the first show of the year for the barking needs team  Despite the storms on Saturday Pickle did really well and got a 2nd in Grade 5 Agility plus a clear in 1-7 Jumping. Below is a very muddy trophy photo of pickle from the day :-) Also we have an update on the new addition of Barking Needs… Ivy is now 4 months old and has received her first certificate from The Kennel Club for...
  • Thanks to everyone who participated in our Halloween photo contest featuring your SPOOKY cat photos! We sent out emails to notify all the winners on Tuesday, 5th November. If you see your photo below, but have not received your email – please check your Junk/Spam folder for the email from us, and reply back to social@applawsnew.c4105424.myzen.co.uk to claim your prize. Here are the winning photos below (in no particular order), chosen from among the top-voted entries!   <img...
  • Congratulations to our latest Retailer of the Month: Pets Corner in Warrington! We asked Vicki, the shop's assistant manager, what makes her shop stand out. "We are different to other pet retailers in the UK," she said. "We're a family-run business with good old fashioned values such as knowledgeable, friendly staff, quality products that last, as well as the best animal welfare in the industry. We opened our first store in 1968 and have continued to grow, spreading the Pets Corner way...
  • Thanks to everyone who sent us their fantastic pet “beard” photos! Here are the TEN WINNERS whose excellent work won them a bag of Applaws food and their own copy of the new (and now top ten bestseller) book from Tom Cox, The Good, The Bad & The Furry. All winners have been notified by email. If you see your photo here, please check your “spam” folder for an email from us with details on how to claim your prizes!     <a...

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