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OMG Sandy! You have a whole room for dog food! If my husband ever complains about how much I order I sure will show him those pictures!
I have ordered and fed this food and I like it a lot, especially that it has tripe and fermented veggies. I rotate with many other brands so if it turns out not to be AAFCO compliant, it’s not a big deal to me.
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I believe Dr. Tim’s products claim to be low ash, you could check them out.
I got the results of Reo’s blood tests and he does not have EPI. His enzymes were normal, his cobalamin levels were normal and there’s no sign of small intestine bacterial overload. The vet thinks it’s a food sensitivity so we’re trying the Royal Canin something or other for 4 weeks.
I just thought I’d mention that I’ve already tried the Wellness Simple Duck and Oatmeal and it didn’t work out too well. It has a lot of carrageenan, IDK if that’s the problem or not….
The dog in my picture is my healthy boy, it’s the other one that’s the problem!
I am awaiting test results for my dog to see if he has EPI. If so, he will have to go on low residue food as well as other types of treatment. I was supposed to hear yesterday but won’t hear until tomorrow. I have researched that food and it’s not perfect but it’s not so terrible. If need be, I will use it until he gets stabilized. Then I will look into switching him to something I think is “better”. I’m still not clear on the definition of “low residue”. Whether it means low fiber, low ash or what. The important thing is getting him better. He’s skinny, losing weight and poops like a cow! 🙁 I really need an answer!
Their website says that food is suitable for all life stages so you’re good to go with the puppy!
Petsmart has Castor and Pollux canned food 50% off, good food, great deal!
I have tried both Wellness and NB LID canned foods. The vet recommended the NB and that worked well. Next time I needed it, I got the wellness duck and oatmeal…..Not Good! It has a lot of carageenan and IDK if that’s the difference or not. I haven’t tried any other brand.July 2, 2014 at 10:00 pm in reply to: Vaccines and Over Vaccinating: Do You Agree? Did You Stop Vaccinating? #45916 Report Abuse
I’m doing titering, just wondering how often I should do that.July 2, 2014 at 9:37 pm in reply to: Vaccines and Over Vaccinating: Do You Agree? Did You Stop Vaccinating? #45914 Report Abuse
Good to know, thanks.July 2, 2014 at 5:16 pm in reply to: Vaccines and Over Vaccinating: Do You Agree? Did You Stop Vaccinating? #45892 Report Abuse
How do you know the immunity will be life long and where can I find that info?
My new guy has been having intermittent soft poop and I’ve been going crazy trying to find the cause. HK’s Perfect form helps him but when I stop giving it the problem comes back. I tried giving him Wellness LID canned and that didn’t help. I’m now thinking it’s the carrageenan in the food. I rotate different brands canned, raw and freeze dried. So now for some detective work and more trial and error. Has anyone else’s dog had trouble with carrageenan?June 30, 2014 at 1:03 pm in reply to: Vaccines and Over Vaccinating: Do You Agree? Did You Stop Vaccinating? #45651 Report Abuse
I do titers on my dogs yearly, I will revaccinate if it becomes necessary. I use the heartworm life cycle as a guide, use heartworm pills when the temp stays high enough. They get tested every year. I say if humans got heartworm I would do the same thing for myself.
I have 2 Havanese. When I first got them, 1 from a puppy, 1 2 yrs old from a rescue, they had both been eating kibble and had terrible eye/mouth staining. I switched them both to a combo of raw and canned and no more stains! It takes a while to grow out though so you have to be patient. When I got the second dog, I tried introducing kibble to save money and the staining started right up again! I use Darwin’s and Nature’s Variety raw and they do wonderfully on it. I’ve discussed it with my vet and we agree to disagree about it. I think they are required to discourage raw feeding because of public health concerns. It’s the “official” AVMA position.June 19, 2014 at 9:58 pm in reply to: Nature's Variety Instinct Limited Ingredient & Gassy Boston Terrier #44823 Report Abuse
I just started giving Reo Perfect Form last week. It works well and quickly! We weren’t having any luck with the pumpkin.
Check out this article, it has several suggestions: https://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/best-dog-foods/weight-loss-dog-foods/
IDK… interesting! There was some spamming going on overnight so I wonder if that has something to do with it.
The Honest Kitchen! http://www.thehonestkitchen.com/human-grade-dog-and-cat-food
Ugh, it was pretty bad and at 4 in the morning and no sleep I was letting my thoughts get away from me. This breed can have separation anxiety. I was hoping he is not just now showing his true self and that’s why he was given up. One day at a time I guess….
Thanks Dori. Right now he’s calm as anything, sitting in the chair with me. Normal good appetite for breakfast. Once DH got up for work at 5:15, did the lights, radio, activity thing, Reo settled down and slept. I was looking at this as an exacerbation of his already anxious personality. Your point is well taken and I will watch for any other signs of illness.
Good questions, Tina. We are all trying to do the best we can for our pets and learn the best we can. That’s why we are here.
I know how you feel. I think most of us are a little paranoid about our dog’s food and that’s why we are here. It does make you wonder if you should stop feeding it. I found this discussion; https://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/dog-food-reviews/honest-kitchen-dog-food/ . Scroll down and read from about 2 weeks ago. There was also a discussion about one of the minerals being possibly too low or maybe reported incorrectly on the package but I can’t find a link to that right now. I still feed it as part of the rotation!
My last dog had food allergies and we fed her only zd until she stopped having symptoms. Then we tried one food at a time for a few weeks to see if it caused symptoms. If it did, we started the whole process over again until we found a food that worked. When I used it about 6-10 years ago it did not have chicken in it. It had hydrolysed protein so it would not trigger allergies.
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I want to try the Max meat and the real meat company next time I order but I’m a dog food hoarder apparently and have enough to last a long while. I like the weruva too but too messy!
Check the price on Annamaet Manitok
Definitely add some canned to her kibble, it’s good for her. Check out the ratings on this site and choose from the 4 and 5 star foods.
Actually both the canned and freeze dried, no tear stains. I find any kibble will cause tear stains for my dog, even Orijen and Farmina, although I have not tried them all, nor will I.
The ones I like are Nature’s Logic, Fromm’s Gold, Whole Earth Farms, Evo, NV Instinct and Ziwipeak. Also Darwin’s.
Now do you see what I mean by a “beard” and why I prefer foods with no gravy?
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Do they both grind bone?
Testing…I added one, does it show?
I wanna move to where you are!
Try buying canned green tripe for dogs and mixing a few spoonsful in with their regular food. It stinks to high heaven but they love it. Maybe your dogs have finished growing and don’t need as much food as they did in the past.
Darwin’s, Nature’s Logic canned, Nature’s Variety Instinct canned, Fromm pate style canned, Ziwipeak canned.
I believe the list will only contain 4 or 5 star foods. See the review here: https://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/dog-food-reviews/great-life-dog-food-dry/.
Would you consider feeding canned? Picky dogs will usually eat canned better than kibble.
I have a small dog that I rescued and I couldn’t get him to gain weight. I ended up buying Abady Granular food for him. I started adding it in to his food slowly because it’s high in fat and he did well with it. I don’t feed that solely, just add to his regular food. It’s almost 800 calories a cup. It’s never been reviewed on here but I am comfortable with the ingredients. I started adding in twice a day, then went down to once a day, now a few times a week. It did the trick! http://www.therobertabadydogfoodcoltd.com/Maint_Stress5.htmMay 20, 2014 at 10:26 pm in reply to: best and healthiest weight loss canned food for small breeds #42069 Report Abuse
See this article: https://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/best-dog-foods/weight-loss-dog-foods/
Where did you get the Wellness coupons?
Doggiefood.com has buy one get one free Orijen freeze dried. I saw it posted in the review section so of course I ordered 2. It’s the 16 oz bags and if you’re a new customer you get another 20% off. I’m starting to scare myself.
OK, so I bought one of each. And a Sojo’s premix. That tip about hiding the food in the freezer is good cuz now there’s more dog food in the pantry than people food. :p
Someone posted a link to the actual amounts found, they seemed miniscule. Could this be a contamination issue from another food processed in the same plant? I’m not a BB fan but I’d give them the benefit of the doubt over Purina.
I’ve used it as part of my rotation. I like it a lot. I like that it has fermented veggies and green tripe. Riley can eat the beef with no problem even though he cannot eat canned beef. And the dogs go nuts for it!