A COMPANY specialising in the production of hypoallergenic dog and cat food is turning 25.

Arden Grange is an independent, family run business based in Albourne, which has been producing super premium pet foods since 1996.

The Arden Grange product range includes nutritionally complete dry dog and cat food, canned food and treats for dogs. Each recipe is hypoallergenic and free from wheat gluten, beef, soya, dairy products, artificial flavours, colours and preservatives.

Director Wendy Stephens said: “This anniversary marks 25 years of love, knowledge and respect – and so we are planning to celebrate this milestone for several months.

"We are an independent, family-owned company supported by a fantastic team of people working behind the scenes to get us to this point.

"I’m thankful to every one of them, some of whom have been with us for decades. We’d also like to thank all of our customers for supporting us."

Wendy and her late husband Graham founded the company because they wanted a nutritious diet for their Ardenburg German Shepherds, without compromising on quality, ingredients, or health benefits.

As renowned dog breeding and show dog experts, the couple harnessed their extensive knowledge and understanding of canine dietary requirements and combined it with the "desire to provide first-rate pet nutrition".

Wendy added: “The secret to our 25 years in business is a genuine passion for pet wellbeing. We work with nutrition specialists, who over the years, have helped us to introduce some highly beneficial, ingredients into our pet foods, including krill which is an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids and prebiotics to help support the digestion and immune system. Every ingredient is selected for its health qualities, and we never compromise on quality.”

Arden Grange is marking the occasion by giving away £25,000 in a competition which is running until March. Visit www.Ardengrange.com to take part in the free prize draw for your chance to win one of a selection of prizes.

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