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    Larry C
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    I have a new bulldog and the breeder had the litter previously on Diamond and switched to Victor. Anyone have experience with Victor? I have never heard of the brand and it is not so easy to find. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

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    crazy4cats
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    I feed Victor kibble to my dogs once in a while with good results. I used to feed it more often until the price went up. You can order it from http://www.chewy.com if you cannot find it in your area. It is a good brand.

    Have fun with your new pup!

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    Susan W
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    I tried Victor because it’s made locally (well, 2 counties over). I actually called them and asked if they’d ever had a recall before trying it – they haven’t. With that being said, I wasn’t impressed. The food smelled like dog food – i.e. yuck. My dogs didn’t like it either. It was a VERY short break (i.e. I bought a 5 pound bag & didn’t use all of it) in feeding VeRUS dog food. VeRUS has never had a recall, either. When I contacted them, they sent me free samples! Nice samples! My dogs really, really like this food – think Happy Feet when I set it down for them! And IT DOESN’T SMELL LIKE DOG FOOD! The formulas that utilize fish smell like fresh (live) fish all the way to the bottom of the bag. I currently feed their LifeAdvantage formula & it has no discernible smell.
    VeRUS has 2 puppy food formulas, one for puppies that will grow to be less than 60 lbs, and a large breed formula. Then, as your puppy becomes a grown-up, you can easily switch to another formula for adult dogs – they have several options. The pricing for this food is very good for a premium dog food, and the results are noticeable. My dogs poop more efficiently with VeRUS. I have been fostering my mom’s dog for 3 months & have switched her to VeRUS (the dog, not my mom – LOL). The dog went from 4 poops a day w/lot of little kernels to 2 poops a day w/no little pieces. This is significant progress.
    Enjoy your puppy!!

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    Susan W
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    P.S. I have my VeRUS auto-shipped, but if you live on the east coast, you should be able to find it. Their website has a vendor map.

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    Susan
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    Hi, have a look at “Sport Dog, Elite Series” its similar to Victor & is cheaper… When you click on a formula scroll down & you’ll see when compared to Victor formulas…
    I don’t know which Diamond formula your feeding but read the protein%, fiber% & fat% & make sure you look for a kibble that has limited ingredients & is around the same amount of protein fat & fiber & slowly introduce & get him use to a bit more protein etc if its higher then his regular kibble formula, I feed “Taste Of The Wild” Sierra Mountain Roast Lamb to my boy that has IBD & Skin Allergies, he does real well on Taste Of The Wild kibbles.
    It’s Summer in Australia & I’ve just introduced Patch to “Holistic Select” Salmon, Anchovy & Sardines, Adult/Puppy grain free formula, I’ve read reviews & a lot of dogs with stomach bowel & skin problems are doing real well on the Holistic Select Salmon, Anchovy & Sardines Adult/Puppy Grain Free formula..
    http://www.sportdogfood.com/dog-food/special-diet/grain-free/

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    Larry C
    Member

    Thanks for the information.

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    Larry C
    Member

    Thanks I will have to check them out.

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    SummerRainAussies
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    I have tried every premium food you can think of and Victors is one of my favorites. All my Aussies from weaning puppies to senior dogs do well on it.

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    Liz H
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    I love Victor. My dogs have been rotating the flavors for awhile now. Their coats got softer and shinier, and they seem to like it more than other dog foods. They’ll nose at the bag when I bring it in. I definitely recommend their grain free choices. I think it’s a good price for the quality.

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