G & P Dog Feeds

Gilbertson & Page – A Complete Diet

When it comes to choosing a dog food, responsible dog owners will buy the best for their dog. Their choice will vary depending on the dog’s size, breed and daily energy usage. All of Gilbertson & Page’s dog foods provide a complete diet, with no need for supplements. Let’s take a look at the composition…

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Specialist Dog Food – What’s New?

An increase in awareness of canine digestive issues, coupled with a better veterinary understanding of the causes, is leading dog food manufacturers to respond with a wider range of specialist dog food. Gilbertson & Page’s brands have  offered a strong line-up of feeds for dogs with sensitive digestive systems over many years. However, the Dr…

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Gilbertson & Page – A Properly Authentic Brand

For nearly 150 years, Gilbertson & Page has been making dog food and, whilst the technology and nutritional science behind the making of these foods has changed dramatically, some of the basics, like shapes, sizes, dry or wet feed, etc. have hardly changed at all. Along the way, many other companies and brands have come…

Feeding to Condition – A Guide For Working Dog Owners

Regular readers of the Gilbertson & Page blog will no doubt have noticed that we mention ‘feeding to condition’ a lot. We even published an article specifically on this subject last year – Feeding to Condition Explained. However, with a good proportion of our customers owning working dogs, we felt it was worth looking at…

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Specialist Dog Foods – What’s So ‘Special’?

Specialist dog foods have evolved for a reason, and a very simple one at that. All dogs are different. Different breeds, sizes, activity levels, digestive systems, not to mention having their own opinion on flavour! What suits one pup down to the ground could totally disagree with another. Understanding the reasons behind specialist dog food…

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Caring For Your Older Canine Companion

We hope you enjoyed our recent series of articles on puppies, where we looked at those important early weeks in which good health, behaviour and all round well-being is established for the rest of a dog’s life. In this article, we’ll take a look at the other end of the spectrum and discover what you…

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The Most Common Canine Diseases – How to Protect Your Dog

It’s every dog owner’s worst nightmare; the moment when their dog is ill. Apart from the fact that they will obviously be very worried about their beloved canine companion, there are also vets bills to consider and having to explain things to children if the dog is a family pet. Minimising the risk of contracting…

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Does Dr John Titanium have Magical Powers?

Well, of course it doesn’t! I thought I’d better clarify that before loyal customers worry that we’ve wandered off into New Age philosophy and food faddism. The title has more to do with the feedback we’ve been getting directly from owners about the very positive feeding results they’ve seen from Dr John Titanium, particularly in…

Getting a Good Start in (a Dog’s) Life

This article gives a little insight into the magic that can happen when dogs are looked after by people who, despite being part of the ‘industry’, genuinely care about their canine charges. Lola was born in January 2011 and was Nina Fleming’s first Italian Spinone. Spinoni (plural) are known for being very placid and engaging…

Dog Food Debate: Wet Vs Dry

One of the biggest debates that goes back and forth between dog food specialists is over wet and dry dog food. And with much of it coming down to the personal taste of the dog and the personal opinion of the owner, the debate will most likely continue! However, there is a bewildering variety of…