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  • Eukanuba Premium Performance

    30 18.40%
  • Bil-Jac Large Breed Select

    0 0%
  • Pro-Plan Performance

    69 42.33%
  • Blue Buffalo

    2 1.23%
  • Other (please list and explain why)

    62 38.04%
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Thread: Back to dog foods (again!)

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    Default Back to dog foods (again!)

    I hate to add yet another of these threads, but I'm curious about some specific foods.

    So...if you feed one of these, why? If you'd avoid any of them, why?

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    Always have fed Purina Pro Plan/ Performance and have no knowledge of the others. Briefly tried Canidae but switched back.

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    All right, y'all...if you vote "Other," please tell me what you're feeding and also why if you have a minute! Thanks...

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    Nature's Variety "Prairie" - Lamb Meal & Oatmeal

    "Our wholesome Prairie diets are made with real meat, poultry, or fish protein, whole hearty grains, and wholesome fruits and vegetables. Our foods are 100% free of corn, wheat, soy, chemicals, and artificial flavors or preservatives."
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    I started with PPP, but my dog developed significant tartar. The Euk had similar fat/protein % but definitely cleaned upthe teeth.
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    Taste of the Wild, twice a day, no corn, wheat, oats etc. Not cheap and I have to drive 45 miles one way to get it. I also feed half a can of Pedigree food to each dog once a day. I have to drive over 50+ miles one way to purchase Purina Pro Plan which is what I was doing before gas prices went out of sight.
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    She was fed Iams from the breeder which we continued to feed her and she was eating less and less. Our trainer suggested that we try Blue Buffalo and she has been devouring every meal ever since!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean H View Post
    Nature's Variety "Prairie" - Lamb Meal & Oatmeal

    "Our wholesome Prairie diets are made with real meat, poultry, or fish protein, whole hearty grains, and wholesome fruits and vegetables. Our foods are 100% free of corn, wheat, soy, chemicals, and artificial flavors or preservatives."
    "Taste of the Wild, twice a day, no corn, wheat, oats etc. Not cheap and I have to drive 45 miles one way to get it. I also feed half a can of Pedigree food to each dog once a day. I have to drive over 50+ miles one way to purchase Purina Pro Plan which is what I was doing before gas prices went out of sight." (Ladyhunter)


    I recently had a yellow lab develope what I thought was ear mites but ended up being a reaction to corn, wheat, oats etc. In shopping around for a replacement I ran across both these products. I had never heard of Taste of the Wild, but the label intrigued me. The cost was a little steep for me. On the Prairie, I wasn't real sure about the 'whole hearty grains' even though it does say 'free of corn and wheat'.

    I opted for a Lamb and Rice and so far its working out well.

    I voted for 'Other' in the survey. I feed all my dogs Diamond. Their lamb and rice for the the dog above. Adult and Performance for the others. For me, it is readily accessible and for the quality its the best priced. Especially when they run specials of 45# bags for the price of 40#.
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    I feed diamond brand dog feedyear round. mostly because of availability. that said, during the spring and summer when my dog sees limited daily training, I feed her the chicken and rice blend , but come about september when hunting starts around here through about the end of january (give or take) I feed the diamond extreme athlete which holds up better for cold days on the river and long days walking fence rows.
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    Eagle Pack Power Formula

    Why? Because my dogs do great on it. Only power formula I have found that keeps my youngest ears clean. The older one has better stools with it also.
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