About Skinner's

BORN TO BE OUTDOORS

There’s no greater feeling than being out in the great outdoors, and it’s even better with a dog by your side. A British family business with over 50 years of nutritional know-how, rooted in canine science and a lifetime with our dogs, we understand what it takes to keep dogs active, healthy and ready for a challenge. By your side, born to be outdoors.

ESTABLISHED 1688

Since 1688, our mill has stood proudly as part of the Suffolk landscape. It’s been in the Skinner family for seven generations and it’s where we continue to make most of our foods today.

Our Heritage

1688

Creation of the Skinner’s Mill

The traditional mill in Stradbroke was built in 1688. It was one of the first post­mills in Suffolk grinding corn for local people. The mill has been in the Skinner family for seven generations and a period of over 200 years.

Creation of the Skinner’s Mill

The traditional mill in Stradbroke was built in 1688. It was one of the first post­mills in Suffolk grinding corn for local people. The mill has been in the Skinner family for seven generations and a period of over 200 years.

1900

Other foods

The Skinner family produced many varieties of animal feeds ranging from monkey nuts to cat food.

Other foods

The Skinner family produced many varieties of animal feeds ranging from monkey nuts to cat food.

1999

The first Puppy Pack

Skinner’s launched their popular Puppy Pack scheme, originally called ‘puppy sure start’­ this scheme was created to encourage breeders to wean their puppies onto and recommend Skinner’s food to new owners.

The first Puppy Pack

Skinner’s launched their popular Puppy Pack scheme, originally called ‘puppy sure start’­ this scheme was created to encourage breeders to wean their puppies onto and recommend Skinner’s food to new owners.

2000

The new factory

Skinner's continue to develop their range, expanding their mill to become one of the most sophisticated dry dog food manufacturing plants in the country, producing ALL their foods at their factory in Suffolk, using British sourced product where possible and grains that surround the local fields. All their diets are produced using a fixed formula, so the diets are always consistent.

The new factory

Skinner's continue to develop their range, expanding their mill to become one of the most sophisticated dry dog food manufacturing plants in the country, producing ALL their foods at their factory in Suffolk, using British sourced product where possible and grains that surround the local fields. All their diets are produced using a fixed formula, so the diets are always consistent.

2021

50 years of fuelling working dogs

Skinner’s celebrate 50 years of fuelling working dogs (1971-2021). To celebrate they updated the look of the brand with a refreshed logo, updated and redesigned their dry food packaging, enhanced their range with 4 x wet food diets, 3 x treats and updated – all in recyclable packaging! There are more things to come in 2021 so watch this space.

50 years of fuelling working dogs

Skinner’s celebrate 50 years of fuelling working dogs (1971-2021). To celebrate they updated the look of the brand with a refreshed logo, updated and redesigned their dry food packaging, enhanced their range with 4 x wet food diets, 3 x treats and updated – all in recyclable packaging! There are more things to come in 2021 so watch this space.

Frequently asked questions

The Stradbroke Mill has been in the Skinner family for seven generations. We have been manufacturing our dog foods since the early 1970’s.

The entire Field & Trial range is made in our own Suffolk Mill, based in Stradbroke. Where possible we try and use locally sourced ingredients from the fields surrounding the mill.

We do not add any colourings, flavours or preservatives to any of our products. 

No, all our diets are made to a fixed formula ensuring each product is consistently to your dog’s standards! 

We are stocked in over 2,000 stockists across the country and sold on most online retailers. Use our stockist locator to find where you can buy your nearest bag of Field & Trial! 

The nearest Skinners is about five miles away from you.