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Im interested to know if there is any science or data behind these two formula varients. We all know the 30/20 works perfect for heavy conditioning and hunting. But it seems that most dog food companys offer these two formulas as well. For people only hunting weekends or conditioning 3 or so days a week which formula is best and why? They are so close to each other is it just a matter of preference? It does seem that the different companys do advertise the 24/20 for sporting working dogs, then they say the 26/18 is for active adults.

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The only study I remember covered protein levels in working dogs and the higher the level of protein the less likely the dog was to suffer an injury.
 

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I agree and do the same. I have heard high protein foods can be hard on the dogs kidneys. I could get by with a 26/18 but when reading dog food descriptions the 24/20 is for sporting hunting dogs. Just wondered why.
 

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JTS I was feeding her PPP. I had great results with it. I switched to Loyall professional 31/20 and noticed no change in stools or coat. I would say its just as good as PPP. The only reason I switched to Loyall is because I got tired of going to Petsmart and wading through the Missouri prop b supporters. Loyall can be bought at my local feed store. Do you feel the Eukanuba is better?

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I agree and do the same. I have heard high protein foods can be hard on the dogs kidneys. I could get by with a 26/18 but when reading dog food descriptions the 24/20 is for sporting hunting dogs. Just wondered why.
If the protein is digestable it isn't a kidney issue....Proteins are for muscle building and fats are for energy usage....I have read where the average dog needs a diet of 24-20 for good performance....we all know a sled dog needs more to keep going just like a **** or fox dog that runs miles a day...Steve S
 
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