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In the UK, 1 in 3 dog owners perceive their dog to have a sensitive stomach. It is usually caused by food sensitivities and allergies. Ensuring your prized pet’s digestive health is taken care of is a top priority for responsible dog owners, which is why many are appreciating the benefits of feeding them a wheat gluten free diet.

This is why at Butcher’s, our nutritional experts have specially developed Butcher’s Simply Gentle. This wheat gluten free wet dog food with added prebiotics is perfect for dogs with sensitive stomachs, and provides exceptional digestive care.

Is Your Dog Allergic or Food Sensitive?

Itchy skin and sensitive tummies are tell-tale signs of allergies and food intolerances in dogs, but there are other signs and symptoms that your dog may be allergic. Butcher’s Simply Gentle recipes are gentle on the stomach, and are therefore a great choice for what to feed a dog with allergies.

With 100% natural high-protein ingredients, containing no artificial colours, flavours, or preservatives, our Simply Gentle sensitive dog food range is made with easily digestible tasty animal proteins and rice. They also contain added prebiotic to support good digestive health.

We believe what we leave out of our food is just as important as what we put in … so our nutritious dog food recipes are Wheat Gluten free, which means they contain only glutens such as maize or rice which don’t cause allergic reactions or sensitivities. For peace of mind, you can also rest assured that Butcher’s Simply Gently is a 100% complete and balanced dog food, so your dog gets all the healthy nutrients it needs.

If you’d like to try your dog on a wheat gluten free dog diet, our Simply Gentle wet dog food range is available in cans and foil trays for a fresh serving every time.

Grain free dog food

If your dog is grain sensitive, we also offer a grain free dog food, Butcher’s Tripe Mix.

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At Butcher’s we believe what we leave out of our food is just as important as what we put in and that’s even more important for our Simply Gentle recipes:

  • Wheat Gluten Free Dog Food Suitable for dogs with wheat gluten allergies
  • Added Pre-biotic To strengthen your dog’s natural immunity
  • No artificial colours, preservatives or flavours
  • Deliciously Tasty High quality meaty proteins, more easily absorbed by the body
  • Tailored Ingredients To promote better food tolerance
  • Complete & Balanced Meals Everything your dog needs and nothing it doesn’t
Butcher’s Simply Gentle canned dog food range is:

  1. Complete and Balanced
  2. All Natural Meaty Goodness
  3. Free From Wheat Gluten

Sizes: 6 cans x 390g, Single 150g foil tray (2 recipes) and 4 x 150g multipack foil trays

RECIPES:

6 can packs:

Loaf in jelly:

Lamb & Rice, Turkey & Rice, Chicken & Rice

COMPOSITION: Made with Turkey & Rice: Meat & Animal Derivatives (50%, of which Turkey 8%), Cereals (Cooked Rice 4%), Mannan-oligosaccharide (MOS 0.3%), Minerals.  Made with Chicken & Rice:  Meat & Animal Derivatives (50%, of which Chicken 50%), Cereals (Cooked Rice 4%), Mannan-oligosaccharide (MOS 0.3%), Minerals. Made with Lamb & Rice: Meat & Animal Derivatives (50%, of which Lamb 8%), Cereals (Cooked Rice 4%), Mannan-oligosaccharide (MOS 0.3%), Minerals.

ADDITIVES (per kg): Nutritional Additives – Vitamins: Vitamin A 1250 I.U., Vitamin D3 250 I.U. Trace Elements (mg/kg): Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate 57, Manganese Sulphate Monohydrate 8, Calcium Iodate Anhydrous 0.82, Sodium Selenite Anhydrous 0.07. Technological Additives (g/kg): Cassia Gum 3.7.

ANALYTICAL CONSTITUENTS (%): Protein 8, Crude Fibre 0.2, Fat content 7, Crude Ash 2, Moisture 82.

Foil tray recipes:

Lamb & Rice, Turkey & Rice, Chicken & Rice, Beef & Rice

COMPOSITION:
Made with Lamb & Rice Meat & Animal Derivatives (50%, of which Lamb 10%, Fresh 25%), Cereals (Cooked Rice 4%), Minerals, Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS 0.2%).
Made with Turkey & Rice Meat & Animal Derivatives (50%, of which Turkey 10%, Fresh 25%), Cereals (Cooked Rice 4%), Minerals, Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS 0.2%).
Made with Chicken & Rice Meat & Animal Derivatives (50%, of which Chicken 50%, Fresh 25%), Cereals (Cooked Rice 4%), Minerals, Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS 0.2%).
Made with Beef & Rice Meat & Animal Derivatives (50%, of which Beef 25%, Fresh 25%), Cereals (Cooked Rice 4%), Minerals, Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS 0.2%).

*Proud to be made with minimum of 99% natural ingredients.

ADDITIVES (per kg):) Nutritional Additives: Vitamins: Vitamins A 1250 I.U., Vitamin D3 250 I.U.,
Trace Elements (mg/kg) – Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate 57, Manganese Sulphate Monohydrate 8, Calcium Iodate Anhydrous 0.82, Sodium Selenite Anhydrous 0.07. Technological Additives (g/kg): Cassia Gum 5, Preservatives mg/kg: Sodium Nitrite 3 (with Turkey & Rice and with Chicken & Rice recipes only)

ANALYTICAL CONSTITUENTS (%): Protein 7, Crude Fibre 0.2, Fat Content 5, Crude Ash 2, Moisture 82.

What are the signs of a dog with a sensitive stomach?

Intermittent loose stools- Occasional vomiting- Flatulence-Weight loss which may lead to malnutrition-Diarrhoea- Constipation- Abdominal pain.

What can I do if my dog has a sensitive stomach?

Simplify their diet. Cut out all the extras and avoid giving your dog table scraps or human food. They don’t have the same digestive system as ours, so if some foods are good for you they are not necessarily good for your dog! Make sure your dog is getting a balanced diet which can be achieved by providing them with the right amount of nutrients: water, vitamins, minerals, protein, fats and carbohydrates. Some dogs love foraging for scraps or eat anything that they find on their way! Therefore, be watchful and try to make them stay away from these questionable foods.

Make sure they don’t gulp down their food too quickly because when dogs eat too fast they will ingest a lot of air. Instead of giving them one big meal per day, divide the quantity into smaller portions and spread the mealtimes throughout the day. Learn more about how to feed a dog.

A dogs’ stomach is sensitive to change. It is important to feed them the same food. However, if you need to change their diet, do it slowly and start by mixing a small amount of the new food with their old, then gradually increase the amount of the new food over a period of 10 to 12 days.

What is the best dog food for sensitive stomachs?

Foods made from quality ingredients. Dog foods that contain a moderate level of fat. Fat is harder to digest than proteins and carbohydrates. Therefore, you need to make sure that the percentage of fat contained in your dog’s food is moderate. Dogs have a short digestive tract with powerful acids to effectively digest their food.

Carbohydrates aren’t bad for dogs; in reasonable quantities they can actually provide a practical source of energy. In the wild, dogs would eat meat, internal organs, bones, muscle, skin, in general anything that came from their prey. Butchers products are predominantly meaty canned dog foods without grains and cereals, which is closer to what a dog would eat in the wild. Certain types of fibre can promote digestive health. Your dog’s stomach contains healthy bacteria which help the digestive process. Some fibres are a fuel for those bacteria and therefore, encourage them to thrive aiding digestion.

Vitamins and minerals can also improve digestive functions. B group Vitamins are essential in the diet to help transform nutrients into energy. A good source of Iron is also needed to guarantee efficient oxygen transport in the blood.

Butchers Simply Gentle dog food for sensitive stomachs ticks all the boxes of the points raised above. It provides your dog with the right amount of nutrients they require to achieve a balanced diet. It contains only 7% of fat per can which is easily absorbed by the body. It also contains rice which is light on the stomach, easy to digest and is made with natural ingredients.

Why is Simply Gentle suitable for my dog with a sensitive stomach?

Simply Gentle is good for your dog if it has a sensitive stomach because … it contains added rice as rice is easily digestible… it contains an added pre-biotic which aids digestion and strengthens your dog’s immune system… Simply Gentle is a wheat gluten free dog food as more and more dogs these days are becoming gluten intolerant. Gluten is hard to digest and can create inflammation in the stomach.   …it contains quality meaty proteins which are more easily absorbed by the body…is a 100% complete & balance meal which contains everything your dog needs and nothing it doesn’t.

What are the most common dog skin problems?

Dry and flaky skin – Yeast- Hot spots – Mange caused by mites – Bacterial infections such as folliculitis or impetigo – Fleas and ticks – Allergic dermatitis – Seborrhoea – Shedding and hair loss, also called alopecia.

What causes dog skin conditions?

Allergies can affect your dog’s skin. They can come from either environmental factors or ingredients in their food – Hormonal disorders either with a too high or too low level can generate skin problems – Parasites such as fleas, lice and mites- Bacterial infections – Poor quality dog food – Immune disorders.

What is the best food for my dog with skin irritation?

The number one cause of skin conditions in dogs is poor-quality food. Dog food rich in fats and fillers, such as wheat gluten or even human food are not good for your dog’s health. A balanced nutrition is key. Therefore, you need to make sure that your dog’s food contains the right amount of nutrients (proteins, essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals).

The current food I feed my dog is giving them skin problems; can I feed them Simply Gentle?

Simply Gentle wheat gluten free dog food is perfectly adapted to dogs with skin disorders because……it contains no fillers or bulking agents; therefore it is free from wheat gluten or soya…it contains quality proteins which provide the building blocks to repair damaged skin… it contains essential fatty acids with high levels of omega-3 and omega-6 which help nourish and protect your dog’s skin, prevent dryness and control inflammation…it contains antioxidants, vitamins and minerals helping to maintain your dog’s healthy immune system and protect it from cellular oxidation caused by free radicals…it is dairy free…it contains an added pre-biotic that strengthens your dog immune system and promotes good digestive health. Learn more about grain and gluten free dog food