There is a huge range of dog foods out there and it can be bewildering to try and pick your way through the different brands to find the right one for your dog.

Much ultimately has to depend on which your dog prefers. Contrary to popular belief there is no need to feed your dog canned food if you do not want to. Complete dry foods provide all the nutritional benefits for your pet as a wet food does with a lot less mess!

Whether you choose wet or dry dog food or a mixture of both, there are some foods that are better than others if your dog has any particular health issues.

James Wellbeloved dog foods for example are ideal if your dog suffers from allergies or food intolerances. Their food is designed to be easy to digest with no artificial ingredients, colours, flavours or preservatives. They do not include beef and Pork as they feel that these meats can cause food intolerances and in addition their foods are dairy, wheat, gluten and egg free.

Arden Grange ( is another hypoallergenic dog food that is particularly suited to older dogs. Their food does not use fillers and is only made with pure ingredients. They include higher amounts of the Omega 3 Fatty acids DHA & EPA which have been linked with a reduction in the risk of heart & circulatory disease and they also include the nutrients Glucosamine, Marine Chondroitin and Organic MSM in the ingredients of their food which are thought to promote joint mobility through aiding the maintenance and repair of their cartilage and joints. Finally this range is particularly useful if your pet suffers from the