FAQ's

9. What is the source of protein in Salubrious Feeds and why?


Only the highest quality protein sources of dehydrated chicken, vegetable proteins and poultry meal are used in the manufacturing of Salubrious Feeds. These proteins are used as they are very easily digestible and better utilised by the body.




10. What is the source of fat used in Salubrious Feeds?


Fat is actually an essential nutrient. It is necessary in the diet to provide the energy required for fundamental metabolic processes. Salubrious Feeds harnesses the benefits of poultry fat. This source of fat contains high levels of essential fatty acids which are necessary to maintain healthy skin and a shiny coat.




11. What is poultry fat and what is the difference between this and animal fat?


Poultry fat is chicken and/or turkey fat which is high in unsaturated fat. Dogs require the fatty acid linoleic and arachidonic for optimal health and vitality. Poultry fat is the easiest fat to digest and adsorb and provides up to 20 – 30% essential fatty acids. As animal fat comes from unquantified sources, it may be of lesser value than this. Poultry fat, the fat used in Salubrious Feeds, ensures better skin and coat and is a healthier source of energy.




12. How long will Salubrious Feeds keep for?


Freshness is as important a part of your dog’s nutrition and taste buds as it is of your own. To ensure the freshness of Salubrious feeds is maintained, we set a shelf life of 9 months from the date of manufacture and an expiry date is printed on every bag. This expiry date ensures that the quality that went into the bag of Salubrious Feeds when it was manufactured will still be there when you feed your dog.




13. How much Salubrious Feeds do I have to feed my dog?


The dietary requirements of each dog differ according to their breed, age, condition and lifestyle and to their environment. Feeding guidance on every bag is a guide only and start feeding at the lower end in grams. Gradually increase this quantity after a week or so by approximately 10 grams per day until your dogs’ stools become soft. Cut back until firm, this is then the optimum for your dog.




14. Is that all I need to feed? It’s not much!


Salubrious Feeds is carefully formulated to ensure that you feed a balanced diet to your dog. The high density and Premium quality of Salubrious Feeds means that you need to feed less than if you were feeding a cheaper food. Density affects not only a foods’ nutritional performance but also its cost effectiveness. As Salubrious Feeds is concentrated and you feed less because of this, it makes sense that your dog when fed Salubrious Feeds will excrete less waste. Your dog’s stools will be smaller and firmer and will also have fewer odours.




15. If my dog has been put onto a special diet by the vet, can I feed Salubrious Feeds instead?


If you are feeding a diet prescribed by your vet for a specific medical condition then we would not recommend that you change your dog’s diet without first consulting your vet. Your retailer will be happy to supply you with further information and samples so that you can discuss Salubrious Feeds with your vet.





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9. What is the source of protein in Salubrious Feeds and why?


Only the highest quality protein sources of dehydrated chicken, vegetable proteins and poultry meal are used in the manufacturing of Salubrious Feeds. These proteins are used as they are very easily digestible and better utilised by the body.




10. What is the source of fat used in Salubrious Feeds?


Fat is actually an essential nutrient. It is necessary in the diet to provide the energy required for fundamental metabolic processes. Salubrious Feeds harnesses the benefits of poultry fat. This source of fat contains high levels of essential fatty acids which are necessary to maintain healthy skin and a shiny coat.




11. What is poultry fat and what is the difference between this and animal fat?


Poultry fat is chicken and/or turkey fat which is high in unsaturated fat. Dogs require the fatty acid linoleic and arachidonic for optimal health and vitality. Poultry fat is the easiest fat to digest and adsorb and provides up to 20 – 30% essential fatty acids. As animal fat comes from unquantified sources, it may be of lesser value than this. Poultry fat, the fat used in Salubrious Feeds, ensures better skin and coat and is a healthier source of energy.




12. How long will Salubrious Feeds keep for?


Freshness is as important a part of your dog’s nutrition and taste buds as it is of your own. To ensure the freshness of Salubrious feeds is maintained, we set a shelf life of 9 months from the date of manufacture and an expiry date is printed on every bag. This expiry date ensures that the quality that went into the bag of Salubrious Feeds when it was manufactured will still be there when you feed your dog.




13. How much Salubrious Feeds do I have to feed my dog?


The dietary requirements of each dog differ according to their breed, age, condition and lifestyle and to their environment. Feeding guidance on every bag is a guide only and start feeding at the lower end in grams. Gradually increase this quantity after a week or so by approximately 10 grams per day until your dogs’ stools become soft. Cut back until firm, this is then the optimum for your dog.




14. Is that all I need to feed? It’s not much!


Salubrious Feeds is carefully formulated to ensure that you feed a balanced diet to your dog. The high density and Premium quality of Salubrious Feeds means that you need to feed less than if you were feeding a cheaper food. Density affects not only a foods’ nutritional performance but also its cost effectiveness. As Salubrious Feeds is concentrated and you feed less because of this, it makes sense that your dog when fed Salubrious Feeds will excrete less waste. Your dog’s stools will be smaller and firmer and will also have fewer odours.




15. If my dog has been put onto a special diet by the vet, can I feed Salubrious Feeds instead?


If you are feeding a diet prescribed by your vet for a specific medical condition then we would not recommend that you change your dog’s diet without first consulting your vet. Your retailer will be happy to supply you with further information and samples so that you can discuss Salubrious Feeds with your vet.





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9. What is the source of protein in Salubrious Feeds and why?


Only the highest quality protein sources of dehydrated chicken, vegetable proteins and poultry meal are used in the manufacturing of Salubrious Feeds. These proteins are used as they are very easily digestible and better utilised by the body.




10. What is the source of fat used in Salubrious Feeds?


Fat is actually an essential nutrient. It is necessary in the diet to provide the energy required for fundamental metabolic processes. Salubrious Feeds harnesses the benefits of poultry fat. This source of fat contains high levels of essential fatty acids which are necessary to maintain healthy skin and a shiny coat.




11. What is poultry fat and what is the difference between this and animal fat?


Poultry fat is chicken and/or turkey fat which is high in unsaturated fat. Dogs require the fatty acid linoleic and arachidonic for optimal health and vitality. Poultry fat is the easiest fat to digest and adsorb and provides up to 20 – 30% essential fatty acids. As animal fat comes from unquantified sources, it may be of lesser value than this. Poultry fat, the fat used in Salubrious Feeds, ensures better skin and coat and is a healthier source of energy.




12. How long will Salubrious Feeds keep for?


Freshness is as important a part of your dog’s nutrition and taste buds as it is of your own. To ensure the freshness of Salubrious feeds is maintained, we set a shelf life of 9 months from the date of manufacture and an expiry date is printed on every bag. This expiry date ensures that the quality that went into the bag of Salubrious Feeds when it was manufactured will still be there when you feed your dog.




13. How much Salubrious Feeds do I have to feed my dog?


The dietary requirements of each dog differ according to their breed, age, condition and lifestyle and to their environment. Feeding guidance on every bag is a guide only and start feeding at the lower end in grams. Gradually increase this quantity after a week or so by approximately 10 grams per day until your dogs’ stools become soft. Cut back until firm, this is then the optimum for your dog.




14. Is that all I need to feed? It’s not much!


Salubrious Feeds is carefully formulated to ensure that you feed a balanced diet to your dog. The high density and Premium quality of Salubrious Feeds means that you need to feed less than if you were feeding a cheaper food. Density affects not only a foods’ nutritional performance but also its cost effectiveness. As Salubrious Feeds is concentrated and you feed less because of this, it makes sense that your dog when fed Salubrious Feeds will excrete less waste. Your dog’s stools will be smaller and firmer and will also have fewer odours.




15. If my dog has been put onto a special diet by the vet, can I feed Salubrious Feeds instead?


If you are feeding a diet prescribed by your vet for a specific medical condition then we would not recommend that you change your dog’s diet without first consulting your vet. Your retailer will be happy to supply you with further information and samples so that you can discuss Salubrious Feeds with your vet.





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21. What is cold pressed dog food?


A complete dog food ration using 100% natural ingredients which are gently dried using very low temperatures to avoid damaging any natural vitamins and minerals. The dried ingredients are then reduced in size and compressed, forced through small holes into a continuous shape and cut to length by sharp knives without the use of heat.




22. What is the shelf life of cold pressed dog food?


Up to 9 months. Do not store the food in an airtight container.




23. How often and how much cold pressed dog food should I feed?


As always two meals per day are better than one. Cold pressed dog food is much denser than raw or extruded kibble diets. Much denser means that it weighs more, therefore includes many more nutrients by volume, making it very easy to overfeed, so you must weigh the food to the following levels which are below. These quantities are a guide only as requirements will vary according to age, breed and activity of the dog, plus or minus 10%.




24. Is cold pressed food palatable?


Yes extremely palatable without the addition of artificial appetizers, this is due to the unique low temperatures used ensuring that the food is not cooked to death and flavourless.




25. Why is cold pressed dog food the best way to feed my dog


The main brands of dog food produce extruded kibbles via extremely high temperatures, destroying much of the goodness and flavour of the food that then has to be sprayed with artificial flavourings, vitamins, and minerals to make them palatable. Cold pressing is a fantastic way to preserve nutritional integrity, the gentle process creates a dog food which can have a high level meat content, where natural enzymes and vitamins as well as fibre and molecular structures are retained, keeping all there healthy goodness, resulting in a nugget full of healthy goodness and flavour.




26. Can cold pressed dog foods reduce bloating?


Yes, cold press breaks down easily in the dogs system without swelling as with extrusions/kibbles, avoiding bloating and gastric torsion.




27. Is cold pressed food natural?


Absolutely, the ingredients are all suitable for human consumption.




28. What are the benefits of cold pressed dog food?


• Prepared at lower temperatures
• Concentrated food resulting in smaller portions
• Less taxing on the stomach so ideal for active dogs
• Highly digestible so smaller stools
• Extremely palatable so ideal for fussy eaters
• Less impact on the environment
• No chemical additives or artificial colours and preservatives
• No GM products