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VAT-Free Dry & Wet Dog Foods

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Discover our select range of VAT-Free Working Dog Foods, offering both significant savings and tailored nutrition for active & working dogs. Our collection features:
  • Economical Choices: Enjoy a 20% VAT saving. (Not reflected at check-out but in the price you see)
  • Nutritionally Rich: Ideal for active dogs, these foods are high in protein and carbohydrates, fueling their energy needs.
  • Versatile Selection: While perfect for working dogs, our range also suits active non-working breeds. Be mindful of the increased nutritional content, as it may not be suitable for less active pets.
  • Quality Assurance: We only offer products from reputable manufacturers, ensuring your dog receives the best in quality and nutrition.

Shop the below range for the perfect balance of economy and quality, catering to the high-energy demands of your active dog!

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What are the UK VAT rules on dog food?

VAT (Value Added Tax) is a general tax levied on most goods and services sold in the UK. However, certain products and services are exempt from VAT or are charged at a reduced rate. In the context of dog food, the application of VAT can vary based on specific criteria.

1) Standard Dog Food: The majority of dog food products are subject to the standard VAT rate in the UK. This includes most commercial dog foods available in supermarkets and pet stores.

2) VAT Exemption or Reduction: There are some cases where dog food may be exempt from VAT or qualify for a reduced rate. This typically depends on the nature of the product and its intended use. For example:

  • Prescription Dog Food: Dog food prescribed by a veterinarian for specific health conditions may be exempt from VAT. This is because such products are considered as part of a medical treatment.
  • Working Dogs' Food: Food specifically manufactured for working dogs (such as sheepdogs, guide dogs, and police dogs) might qualify for VAT exemption or a reduced rate. This is because these types of dogs are considered as working animals rather than pets.

3) Regulatory Changes: It's important to note that tax regulations, including those related to VAT, can change. The UK government might amend VAT policies, influencing how dog food is taxed.

For the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding VAT on dog food in the UK, consult the latest guidelines from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) or seek advice from a tax professional.

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