Archives for August 2010

Infinia Dog Food (Dry)

[rating:5] Infinia Dog Food receives the Advisor's top rating of 5 stars. The Infinia product line includes four dry dog foods, two claimed to meet AAFCO nutrient profiles for adult maintenance and two for all life stages. The following is a list of recipes available at the time of this … [Read more...]

Nutrience Original (Dry)

[rating:4] Nutrience Original Dog Food receives the Advisor's second-highest tier rating of 4 stars. The Nutrience Original product line includes five dry recipes, four claimed to meet AAFCO nutrient profiles for adult maintenance and one for growth (puppies). The following is a list of … [Read more...]

Great Life Essentials (Canned)

[rating:5] Great Life Essentials Dog Food receives the Advisor's top rating of 5 stars. The Great Life Essentials product line includes three canned dog foods. However, since we're unable to locate AAFCO nutritional adequacy statements for these dog foods on the product's web page, it's … [Read more...]

Ivet Healthy Gourmet Dog Food (Dry)

[rating:3.5] iVet Dog Food receives the Advisor's mid-tier rating of 3.5 stars. The iVet Dog Food product line includes seven dry recipes. Although each appears to be designed for a specific life stage, we were unable to find AAFCO nutritional profile recommendations for these dog foods on … [Read more...]

Freshpet Select Stews (Tubs)

[rating:3.5] Freshpet Select Stews receives the Advisor's mid-tier rating of 3.5 stars. The Freshpet Select Stews product line includes two grain free tubbed dog foods, each claimed to meet AAFCO nutrient profiles for adult maintenance. The following is a list of recipes available at … [Read more...]

VeRUS Dog Food (Dry)

[rating:3.5] VeRUS Dog Food earns the Advisor's mid-tier rating of 3.5 stars. The VeRUS product line includes eight dry dog foods, each claimed to meet AAFCO nutrient profiles for all life stages. The following is a list of recipes available at the time of this review. VeRUS Life … [Read more...]

Merrick Expands Dog Treats Recall

Merrick Pet Care of Amarillo, Texas has now expanded its recall to include all lots of its 10 oz "Beef Filet Squares for Dogs" and "Texas Hold'ems" pet treats. Both of these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. … [Read more...]

Professional Plus Dog Food (Dry)

[rating:4] Professional Plus Dog Food receives the Advisor's second-highest tier rating of 4 stars. The Professional Plus product line includes four dry dog foods, one claimed to meet AAFCO nutrient profiles for all life stages and three for adult maintenance. The following is a list of … [Read more...]

The Problem with Dog Food Reviews

Dog food reviews can be helpful when you're comparing products. However, it's impossible to judge the actual quality of the raw materials that were used to make each specific batch of food available for purchase. Or the important research and nutritional design effort that went into creating … [Read more...]

Hill’s Prescription Diet L/D Canine (Canned)

[rating:0] Hill's Prescription Diet L/D Canine Liver Care canned dog food is not rated due to its intentional therapeutic design. The Hill's Prescription Diet L/D Canine product line includes one canned recipe, a product designed to help in the treatment of hepatic (liver) … [Read more...]