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Vitalin story; Libby Clegg & her guide dog, Hatti

It's not often we can say that the pet of a PARALYMPIAN is dining on our food, let alone a FOUR-TIME medal-winning, world-record-breaking Paralympian who's currently training for 2020's Dancing On Ice. Libby Clegg, our new hero, will be making history as the first-ever blind contestant!

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Winter tips for dog owners

Winter can be a magical time for the whole family, your dog included. There's nothing like a walk to the park together, on a crisp frosty morning, when everything glitters, silver and jewelled in the sunlight.

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The 12 days of Christmas pet food

Christmas is fast approaching, and what better way to treat your pet, than with the gift of a happy and healthy life? As a family business with over 60 years' experience in producing delicious, nutritious foods, we are delighted to offer this range of pet foods which are not only excellent for the health of your best friend but 100% mouth-wateringly tasty too!

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Vitalin - Supporting Independent Businesses and the environment since 1953

With a robust and long-standing legacy dating back to the 1950s, Vitalin pet food has, over the years, progressed from strength to strength. Arthur Mills created the first product 'Original' in Ripon, Yorkshire, and the success was instantaneous making Vitalin the UK's original commercially produced complete dry dog food.

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The Importance of Puppy Socialisation

Just like a human baby, the experiences and memories made with your dog during their early years will help to shape the adult dog this puppy will become. Socialisation teaches your puppy about the world in which they live.

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How to handle your dog’s bad behaviour

A badly-behaved dog is stressful, frustrating and, at times, scary. Nobody wants to be the person at the dog park, with the unsociable, snarling and aggressive dog. But if bad behaviour is a new trait your dog is showing, this can also mean your dog is unhappy or sick. It’s important to understand what your dog is trying to tell you.

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