As a pet owner, you want the best pet food for your dogs and cats. At Connolly's RED MILLS our pet foods are made from the finest natural ingredients, with no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. We have developed these dog foods and cat foods in association with veterinary experts for a balanced diet and a long and healthy life. Find the right pet food for your dogcatpuppy or kitten.


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If you want the very best for your dogs, LEADER dog food is just what you need. Our Super Premium dog food range, LEADER, is made from top quality ingredients, with a high meat content and is a fully balanced, complete food.

LEADER dog food will provide your dog with only the very best of nutrition, packed full of all the nutrients they need. Our products have unique characteristics, with kibbles sized and shaped to suit different lifestages and size, along with specialised dog foods to cater for sensitive, overweight, working or senior dogs.

We are confident that you will find a food to suit your dog within our LEADER dog food range. LEADER offers only the very best dog nutrition for the sustained health and vitality of your dog.

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Connolly’s RED MILLS is proud to present to you Engage, our premium country dog food range. Our resident vet and our nutritionist have been involved in extensive research and development, and after exclusive trials, the Engage recipes have been perfected.

The Engage range of dog foods contain only the finest ingredients for the benefit of your dogs. Whether its walking, flushing, pointing or setting, Engage will give your dogs just what they need. For fast recovery, sustained energy and optimum endurance, there is a food in the Engage range to suit your dog’s activity. Now you and your dogs can stay ahead of the game with Engage, premium country dog food.

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Our Super Premium CAT Range has been developed in association with veterinary experts. We understand just what your cat needs in their diet. Our products are completely natural with no added artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Your cat will love the highly digestible and palatable foods, made from the highest quality chicken and fish protein.

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Christmas Gifts for your Dogs

Written by Vicky Lowsley on 01 December 2016

Christmas Gifts for your Dogs

Vicky and her three dogs give their pick of Christmas gift selections. Have you found your pet a present yet?

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Friarsbelle Marsh Mellow Crowned Netherlands Champion

Created on 07 March 2016

Friarsbelle Marsh Mellow is a Dual Purpose German Shorthaired Pointer. On 5 March 2016 in Groningen (Holland) he gained his fifth Netherlands CAC and another CACIB and Best of Breed, making him subject to confirmation from the Dutch Kennel Club - a Netherlands Champion.

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Irish Kennel Club Championship Stake 2015

Created on 17 September 2015

The 57th Irish Kennel Club Championship Stake for Pointers and Setters took place on the Wicklow Mountain National Park on Saturday, 29 and Sunday, 30 August 2015. Fifty dogs took part in the stake, twenty three Irish Red Setters, six Irish Red and White Setters, fourteen English Setters and seven English Pointers.

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A Century Of Experience

Nestled in the scenic farm country in County Kilkenny, Ireland, Connolly's RED MILLS has been the home of the Connolly family business since 1908. Michael Connolly emigrates to Long Island in New York in the 1840s, working as a "head lad" for a French horse trainer based there. In 1866 he inherits a bakery back home in Ireland and returns.

In 1908 the company William Connolly & Sons Ltd is established in Goresbridge, County Kilkenny. Michael buys the mill for £400 and the dwelling house a year later for his younger son William for £500.

There are four mills in very close proximity, all harnessing the natural power from the river Barrow and its tributaries, all four producing similar products for the local farming community. To stand out from the crowd, William paints the roof of his mill red - hence the name Red Mills.

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