Dried Fish Skins

Fish is an extremely perishable item and requires preservation if it is to be used for future uses. Several preservation methods are used around the world to ensure the fish will be of a very high quality in the coming months and years. The aim of all these methods is the same, to extend shelf-life. One of these preservation methods is drying, which is the oldest known method of preserving perishable food items including fish.

The term “drying” ‘is actually the “dehydration’’ of a food product and involves removal of water content from the fish body. Drying fish can take several days, but by doing so we keep proteins and intrinsic nutritional properties intact. This drying process is practiced under controlled operational parameters like air temperature, relative humidity, air velocity etc. Our practice is to dry fish in an enclosure provided with facilities to control these parameters and guarantee that no outside contamination will be allowed.

Dried fish is quite hard but softer than bones. If your dog is older and has been fed dried or soft foods all its life, the teeth maybe sensitive to hard foods. In this case just put the fish in water for some hours and it will soften up. If left in water long enough the fish will eventually return to its original form and become very close to fresh fish.

Delivery options:

- Shipping UK - Free Delivery for all orders over £60. Orders below £60 - £5 delivery charge. We aim to despatch your parcel next working day via UPS or Parcel Force - Next Day Delivery Service (1 - 2 working days). Note: We do not post frozen products, any orders for shipping containing frozen goods will be cancelled.

- Local Delivery Bristol & surrounding areas (15 miles radius of our shops in Warmley or Chipping Sodbury). Free Delivery on all orders over £25. Orders below £25 - £3.50 delivery charge. All orders placed before Midday (12pm) will be delivered same day (weekdays only Monday to Friday). We are doing some local deliveries over the weekend but we are unable to guarantee weekend or Bank Holiday Day delivery. Your order can be delivered anytime between 9am to 8pm, subject to number of deliveries. If no answer we leave it at the safe place and we'll text you. If you have spare pollybox, please leave it outside on your delivery day for us to collect it.

- Click & Collect - place your order online and select time you'd like to collect it. This service is free of charge. We offer Click & Collect from our Warmley store only. If you'd prefer to collect your goods in our Chipping Sodbury shop please let us know in your order comments section and allow a minimum of 24hrs for collection (we'll email once goods ready for collection).

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