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    Does anyone use Kirtland dog food from Cosco?
    The numbers look good, and the cost is lower than porplan.
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    I am very happy with Kirkland's - it is made by Diamond Naturals.
    However, I don't work my dogs (they just hang around the house) so I am not sure energy wise how it compares.

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    it's great

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    Good food for a not very active dog. It's made by Diamond. It basically Diamonds adult large breed formula.
    I would pay the extra $5 and go with Diamond Natural line or if your dog is highly active, which they usually are if you're on this site, look at the Diamond Extreme Athlete.

    Just a heads up some on here will be bashing Diamond shortly.
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    I think Sportmix Premium is the best of the value foods, either the black bag or the reddish bag, 50lbs for about $30.

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    My nephew feeds Kirkland and his Rottweiler looks great. I feed PMI Exclusive to my lab. Found in feed stores and very cost effective. He looks great too.

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    [QUOTE=metalone67;1147524]Good food for a not very active dog. It's made by Diamond. It basically Diamonds adult large breed formula.
    I would pay the extra $5 and go with Diamond Natural line or if your dog is highly active, which they usually are if you're on this site, look at the Diamond Extreme Athlete.

    I disagree. I have been feeding Costco Lamb and Rice for probably 12 years and dogs are doing great.Very good coats, stool, etc. I have a dog that is running all age stakes and hunting and no loss of stamina or weight. I also feed it to my 12 year old BLF that hunted for years on it.

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    You disagree? You know you're feeding Diamond Natural in a Costco bag, don't you?
    I was just suggesting Extreme due to high protein/fat if his dog is very active.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MSDOGS1976 View Post
    My nephew feeds Kirkland and his Rottweiler looks great. I feed PMI Exclusive to my lab. Found in feed stores and very cost effective. He looks great too.
    Cost effective????? How much do you pay for the Exclusive? I used to feed it until the price got up to equal or more than Eukanuba then Switched to Euk. Since Euk raised the price on me again I am looking for a change. Picked up a bag of Exclusive yesterday and per pound it was $.02 per pound more than I pay for Euk but I buy Euk wholesale and the Exclusive was retail. Wouldn't mind going back to Exclusive but I'll have to see if I can get a deal on it. For those that pay $30 for 50 lbs all I can say is you get what you pay for. There has to be a reason it is so cheap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Shaver View Post
    Cost effective????? How much do you pay for the Exclusive? I used to feed it until the price got up to equal or more than Eukanuba then Switched to Euk. Since Euk raised the price on me again I am looking for a change. Picked up a bag of Exclusive yesterday and per pound it was $.02 per pound more than I pay for Euk but I buy Euk wholesale and the Exclusive was retail. Wouldn't mind going back to Exclusive but I'll have to see if I can get a deal on it. For those that pay $30 for 50 lbs all I can say is you get what you pay for. There has to be a reason it is so cheap.
    If you can find it in your area you should try this http://www.victordogfood.com/ I use the hi pro its a 30/20 mix and you can pick a bag up for $32 for a 40# bag. Lots of people use it and always have good results. Its a corn free gluten free food too so not bad for the price and all the meats in it are meals which contain more protein.

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