Could lamb be the right choice for your dog?

Written by Zoe Russell, BSc (Hons)  

Nutrition Officer, Skinner’s

At Skinner’s, we understand that every dog is different and that’s why we have developed an extensive range of both wet and dry diets, to suit all shapes and sizes. In our recipes, we use only high-quality meat meal including chicken, duck, turkey, and salmon. Lamb is also a popular choice in both our wet and dry diets and we have many happy dogs to vouch for that!

Nutritious ingredients

In our diets, we use only high-quality meat that has been sourced from animals deemed fit for human consumption and manufactured in accordance with EU Reg. 1069/2009. These high-quality cuts provide a good source of essential amino acids, as well as key vitamins and minerals.

Lamb can also provide a source of fat, which dogs preferentially use as a source of energy and also to provide essential fatty acids needed for healthy coat and skin condition.

When it comes to our lamb-based wet and dry foods, we use it as a single source animal protein- which means it contains no other “hidden” meat sources like beef or pork. This can be ideal for those who are intolerant to animal proteins like chicken or beef, and therefore may benefit from a diet with single-source animal protein.

Our recipes are also formulated by expert nutritionists and so all our diets are nutritionally complete, meaning they provide all the nutrients your dog needs to stay healthy. This also means that our delicious wet and dry diets can be fed alone, or mixed together, depending on what they prefer.

Delicious flavour

Lamb is a highly palatable meat source which has been tried and tested by many happy dogs! It can be an ideal choice for all ages including puppies, juniors, and adults. It can also be a delicious alternative for those who enjoy an occasional dietary change or for those who perhaps prefer the richer, meatier taste, compared to a fish or chicken-based diet.

If you are interested in trying our Lamb & Rice kibble for your dog, then we do offer sample bags on our website, as well as an introductory pack of our new wet food range!

Ethically sourced and supporting UK farmers

In Field & Trial Lamb & Rice, we use only free-range, British lamb meat meal, sourced from our wonderful British farmers. Although it’s not only our dry food that supports our local farmers, our wet food also uses free-range lamb which has been sourced from approved UK suppliers that are DEFRA/APHA approved and adhere to relevant EU and UK legislation.

By supporting our local farmers, we not only support our farming communities but help to encourage the use of more sustainable ingredients.

Contact us

If you have any questions about your dog’s diet or need some help choosing the right product, then please contact our nutrition team at and we would be happy to help.

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Where to buy

Our products are available to buy online but we would love you to support one of our loyal stockists up and down the country!

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You can find the Field & Trial range in pet shops, country stores, agricultural merchants, garden centers and also in some veterinary practices- use our stockist locator to find your nearest Field & Trial stockist!

In fact, if an outlet sells any type of dog food, it can also get Skinner’s Field & Trial – simply ask them to contact us directly.

Our products are stocked in:

  • Pet Shops
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