John Burns BVMS MRCVS, owner and founder of Burns Pet Nutrition, has been recommending simple, natural, wholesome food as the key to long-lasting well-being and vitality in pets for over 40 years.
John Burns knows that good health starts on the inside. Recommending a natural diet to pet owners has been an effective way of not just maintaining good health but also in managing a wide range of pre-existing health conditions. This approach, however, isn’t inspired by John’s scientific training and experience as a veterinary surgeon, but rather a deep interest in holistic health. This came about with his post-graduate study of Traditional Oriental Medicine and a variety of complementary therapies. Of these, nutrition has been the most authentic, practical and effective way of managing the health and wellbeing of our pets.
Based on a homemade, natural and wholesome diet, Burns Pet Nutrition uses simple, healthy and wholesome ingredients to create award-winning recipes that pets love. With the creation of the original chicken and rice recipe almost 30 years ago, Burns have released a variety of healthy and hypoallergenic pet food ranges for pets of all ages and activity level.
Burns dog food is designed to meet a dogs needs and not exceed them, so with the help of Burns feeding guides you can be sure that your dog is getting all the nutrition he/she needs. If you need further help or guidance Burns has a team of dedicated nutritional advisers with over 20 years of experience that can help tailor the best diet for your pet.
Burns produce diets for all life stages from puppy to senior, the complete puppy diets are made with controlled levels of protein, fat and minerals which ensure that your puppy follows a slow and steady growth pattern – this is the healthiest way for a puppy to develop and helps to avoid skeletal problems later in life.
Burns puppy foods feeding guidelines are worked out from your puppies current weight and age rather than predicted adult weight as this can be difficult to get right especially with a cross breed puppy. There are four tasty varieties of complete puppy diets, Original Chicken & Rice, Original Lamb & Rice, Free From Duck & Potato and for the toy and small breeds Burns Mini Chicken & Rice which has a smaller kibble size for smaller mouths.
Highly digestible rice and oats in the original ranges ensure your puppy has plenty of energy to play all day whilst helping to maintain a healthy digestive system – leaving you with less waste to clean when the diet is fed at the correct amounts. Burns Puppy Free from is formulated differently from the other diets and can be helpful for puppies with ingredient intolerances and sensitivities. The diet is grain free, wheat/gluten free and made with a single protein source. Duck is highly digestible provides your puppy with the correct levels of calcium and phosphorus whilst the potato and buckwheat ensure your puppy has enough energy to play.
Burns adult diets are made using a high quality single protein source with controlled levels of protein and fat which can help maintain healthy skin, coat and digestion. Diets are formulated to meet all their energy requirements whether that’s a wander around the park or a 6 mile hike in the hills Burns has a diet that will meet their needs. All the diets are made using a simple recipe and do not contain artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives.
When your dog starts to show signs of slowing down there is Burns Senior+ Chicken & Brown Rice this has controlled levels of protein and fat, added glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM and salmon oil to help maintain healthy joints and mobility. Added antioxidants -green tea and blueberry extract help to maintain good cognitive function.
Adult and Senior dogs can be fed on just dry, just wet food or a combination of Burns dry and wet food. All of these options are a complete diet. Feeding a combination diet of wet and dry can provide variety, increase palatability, plus adding wet food will also increase the fluid intake which can help support the body. For the Senior dog or dogs with less teeth adding a wet food can encourage them to eat and reduce any discomfort when eating.
The wet food is Burns most sustainable food to date, Burns wet food range is hand cooked in Wales, made with responsibly sourced ingredients and available in a recyclable tray and sleeve.
This healthy food is hypoallergenic, wholesome, highly digestible and made using a single protein source, making it suitable for adult and senior dogs of any breed.
With four tasty varieties – free range chicken, hearty lamb, wild fish and free range egg, even the most fussy and sensitive dogs will get their tails wagging for Burns.
The perfect alternative to home cooking and is a complete food for adult and senior dogs.
Burns firmly upholds their belief in good quality, wholesome ingredients and healthy food without compromise. Burns Pet Nutrition has been at the forefront of the healthy pet food market since the company was founded by veterinary surgeon John Burns in 1993, and since their humble beginnings, they’ve won numerous awards, sold over 2 billion bowls of healthy and wholesome pet food to date and have continued to support shelters, charities and community projects across the UK by donating 25% of all profits every year.
For more information, please visit: www.burnspet.co.uk