The Your Dog Product Awards 2024 - Best in Class!


Editor's Picks
05 December 2023
We reveal the products you chose as the best to care for your canine companions…


WINNER: Burns Sensitive Dry Dog Food Burns Pet Nutrition has claimed the top prize in the Best Specialist Food category for their hypoallergenic Sensitive Dry Dog Food range at the Your Dog Awards. This is the newest accolade in a long history of award wins for the pioneering pet nutrition brand, who also scooped the same prize for their Weight Control range in 2022. Burns Sensitive Dry Dog Food is made with nutrient-rich ingredients in highly digestible, hypoallergenic recipes specially formulated for dogs with common intolerances. They contain amazing nutritional benefits and are available in several tasty varieties.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Vets Kitchen Sensitive Care Pork & Potato and Arden Grange Sensitive Grain Free Ocean White Fish and Potato.

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WINNER: Fish4Dogs Finest Complete Dry Food Premium, delicious, and balanced dry food for dogs of all sizes and life stages.

With just nine quality ingredients, and fish as the only animal protein source, it’s perfect for dogs with sensitivities and intolerances to grain, meat, and poultry. The tastes and aromas of fish, particularly the Umami taste, give a welcome relief to more bland alternatives. Fish is highly digestible and gentle on the stomach, with naturally high levels of omega 3, proven to support coat and skin condition, joint mobility, as well as brain development, eye and heart health, particularly important for growing puppies. Available in White Fish, Salmon and Sardine recipes, and large, small, and extra small kibble.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Forthglade Natural Dry Cold Pressed and Burns Originals.


WINNER: Forthglade Grain Free Complete Wet Food

Made in Devon, Forthglade’s wide range of complete grain-free wet food is hypoallergenic and contains natural ingredients, while being free from artificial flavours, colours, and preservatives to provide a nutritionally balanced diet that even the most sensitive of tummies will love.

Choose from a range of delicious recipes each containing 75% high value protein (or a lighter 60% for senior dogs), teamed with a variety of healthy vegetables, including butternut squash or sweet potato. The recipes are gently steamed to retain as much natural flavour and goodness as possible and include added vitamins and minerals to support dogs’ overall health and wellbeing.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Butcher’s Nourishing Food for Dogs - Healthy Heart and Laughing Dog Grain Free Range.


WINNER: Natural Instinct Natural Instinct are passionate about pets. They are convinced that a healthy diet plays a huge role in not only our own lives, but the life of our pets too! They are a passionate team, dedicated to providing our customers and their furry friends with complete and balanced raw pet food and treats of the highest quality. They believe raw food for dogs is the best natural option, feeding as nature intended, free from artificial additives, colours, preservatives and fillers. That is exactly what they produce — the most scrumptious, natural, complete frozen meals full of goodness and high-value nutrients.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Natures Menu and Cotswold RAW.


WINNER: Fish4Dogs Original Dental Sea Jerky Treats

The Fish4Dogs brand began in the UK, 20 years ago, when a fishmonger and his wife noticed how much their dogs enjoyed the fish skins and scrap fish trimmings, plus the difference it made to their general health and well-being. The duo began baking fish skins using a perfected method and the world famous Fish4Dogs Original Sea Jerky was born. Delicious, healthy, low in calories, the original Sea Jerky treats are baked to perfection using the original methods, from 100% ethically sourced white fish skins; naturally abrasive in texture, helping remove plaque and prevent tartar build up on teeth. With different shapes and sizes, there’s a Sea Jerky treat to suit every breed.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Forthglade Multi-Functional Soft Bites and Webbox Tasty Sticks.


WINNER: Nutracalm by Nutravet

Stress and anxiety are common in pets, particularly in situations such as fireworks season, being home alone, travelling, vet visits or kennel stays. Nutracalm is a fast-acting natural calming supplement to help stressed and anxious pets. It has been specially formulated using a unique combination of natural ingredients, with a fast acting nature, which makes it the perfect product for many short-term stressful situations. However, it has also been developed for safe longterm use. Recommended by vets throughout the UK & Ireland, Nutracalm is the go-to natural calming aid for dogs, cats, and horses.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Dorwest MoveWellia® Tablets and ProDen PlaqueOff ® Powder.


WINNER: Puzzle-It for Dogs Slider

Puzzle-It for Dogs’s Slider has multiple slides that glide easily that cover sections where tasty treats are hidden. It builds the difficulty as your pet learns, as a set of lift out blocks are included to place in the puzzle to prevent the slides moving, creating a new challenge in removing these first. It is suitable for all sizes of dogs, and all ages. Made out of hardwood and wood laminates, it is easy to keep clean and hard wearing, and is treated with natural linseed oil to maintain strength for longer.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Tastybone Chicken Trio Bone and Lickin’

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WINNER: Scruffs

Crafted with precision and passion, each Scruffs bed boasts premium materials, innovative design, and unbeatable cosiness. The luxurious Boucle Range combines chic design with unparalleled comfort, setting a new standard in pet lounging. The Harvard range exudes sophistication with its contemporary aesthetic and memory foam design, while the Seattle Range brings Nordic-inspired simplicity to pet bedding. For the playful companion, the Ellen Range offers vibrant and cosy options. Meanwhile, the Cosy Range wraps pets in warmth and security.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Highly commended: Tuffies and Lords and Labradors High Wall Beds.


WINNER: Animology Fox Poo Shampoo

Fox Poo dog shampoo has been specially formulated to effectively remove fox poo and other foul odours from your dog’s coat. Deep cleaning with built in conditioner and pro-vitamin B5, it helps to keep your dog’s coat beautifully clean and healthy. Fox Poo can be used on all coat and skin types including sensitive skin, and is suitable for all dogs from six weeks old. This is a must-have in many doggy households!


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Dorwest Soothe & Calm Shampoo and Johnson’s Manuka Honey Shampoo.



WINNER: Frontline Plus

FRONTLINE PLUS® for Dogs features an advanced formula. It kills both fleas and ticks on your pet to help protect them from the discomfort and diseases these parasites cause. Use it every four weeks for optimal protection.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Bob Martin Clear Plus Flea & Tick Spot On for Dogs and Beaphar FIPROtec® COMBO.


WINNER: Indorex Defence

Indorex® Defence is the UK’s number one household flea spray and has been awarded the Best Flea Product (for the home) by Your Dog Magazine 16 years in a row. Indorex® Defence is used to help prevent and treat household flea infestations. The unique formulation kills adult fleas on contact for up to two months and continues to protect your home from fleas and house dust mites for a full year!


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Frontline HomeGard and Bob Martin Clear Home Spray Plus.


WINNER: Drontal Tasty Bone

Drontal Tasty Bone has won the Best Worming Product for dogs again in 2024. They continue to strive to deliver the best worming product to defeat worms every month of the year. The beef flavoured is their tastiest wormer ever. This flavour is encased in bone-shaped tablets that are designed to help take the stress out of worming to combat common intestinal worms found in the UK. It is great that the wormer is such a trusted product for customers to help protect their dogs and their family.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Beaphar WORMclear® Tablets for Dogs and Johnson’s One Dose Wormer Tablets.


WINNER: Zeus Dog Drinking Fountains

Zeus water fountains are popular with dogs of all ages and breeds across the UK. They are the ideal products to have in your home to encourage your dogs to drink more and rehydrate their bodies, especially after their daily walks. Thanks to the three-stage filter filtration the Zeus drinking fountains provide your canine companion with fresh, clean water 24/7.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Dyson V12 Detect and PetSafe Kibble Chase Roaming Treat Dispenser.


WINNER: Petplan

Petplan is the UK’s number one pet insurance provider and they’ve been helping keep the nation’s pets healthy for over 45 years. They cover things some other pet insurers don’t and never charge you more for claiming, so you can always get the care your pet needs. Both their Essential and Covered For Life plans are packed with benefits to give your dog access to the best care after an illness or injury.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Purely Pets and The Insurance Emporium.


WINNER: zooplus

Zooplus said: “Tails are wagging with joy at zooplus! We’re thrilled to announce that our pet shop has clinched the prestigious title of Best Online Pet Retailer. This accolade is a testament to our unwavering dedication to providing outstanding service to our fantastic canine-loving community. A heartfelt thank you to our amazing customers for entrusting us with the wellbeing of your cherished dogs. Rest assured, we’re on a mission to continue delivering top-tier service and products.”




WINNER: Dogmatic Headcollar

The award-winning Dogmatic Headcollar stops dogs pulling on the lead. The Dogmatic Headcollar is comfortable to wear and does not ride up or go near the eyes. The product is 11 times winner of the Product You Can’t Live Without category, as voted for by Your Dog readers. It is also recommended and endorsed by behaviourists, trainers, vets, rescues, and breeders worldwide. Dogmatic offers the widest range of dog headcollars in leather and padded cushioned webbing, all with matching collars and specialised leads/training leads to fit all sizes.


HIGHLY COMMENDED: Halti Headcollar and Fish4Dogs Sea Jerky.