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Old 01-12-2013, 06:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Jonas has been on TOTW pacific stream since he was able to eat. Is there any good food out there that might strike a Fancy in him and ginger, without putting "crap food" as I call it like ceasers, and beneful mixed in so they will eat some. I dont want this thread becoming a Orijen battle. Trust me I tried Orijen and all it did was give both dogs runny poop. I have to sit there and hand feed them sometimes just so they eat, so obviously they dont like TOTW. I am begging for some serious help here. I want nothing but the best for them so they remain healthy.....Thanks in advance Jerry
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My dogs like Natures Recipe. It is better than Beneful, but not near as expensive as TOTW.
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My dogs like Natures Recipe. It is better than Beneful, but not near as expensive as TOTW.
your dogs eat it dry? with no fuss?
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My dog did awesome on Orijen but you could tell he only ate it because there was nothing else. He NEVER at a bowl at once. It would take him all day and all night. So we searched and searched and searched and found this, and he FREAKING LOVES IT. He will eat each feeding (2 daily) at once (this takes him several minutes, but still). It took him until mid-way through this second big bag to start looking like he did on Orijen, and I'm not convinced yet he looks quite as good yet, but we're giving it more time. Here's the link:


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He is on the Venison one.
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your dogs eat it dry? with no fuss?
Yep. Dry no fuss.
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My girl struggled with the TOTW Pacific stream as well. She was (is) an incredibly picky eater.

Try mixing in raw mince meat or a few broken up sardines into their kibble. Put a tablespoon or two of hot water in and mix everything around as well. That seems to make it a bit more palatable.

This usually works for me if I'm having difficulty getting my girl to eat.

Failing that, have you tried the other TOTW flavours?
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My girl struggled with the TOTW Pacific stream as well. She was (is) an incredibly picky eater.

Try mixing in raw mince meat or a few broken up sardines into their kibble. Put a tablespoon or two of hot water in and mix everything around as well. That seems to make it a bit more palatable.

This usually works for me if I'm having difficulty getting my girl to eat.

Failing that, have you tried the other TOTW flavours?
Yes at the moment I have both pacific stream, and that new canyon recipe they have out. I even tried mixing the canned stuff they have too, so they would be eating better food then what I said in the opening statement.
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Tripett or Pet Kind (both wet), beef tripe, lamb tripe...same company, but Pet Kind has bison and others. Most dogs will go nuts over tiny bit AND, it's a "super food" def. do sardines too - Omega 3, selenium
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Old 01-12-2013, 07:07 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Thanks for the suggestions I am going to try the sardine in kibble thing. I wont know until tomorrow. I have to go get some and a clothes pin for my nose I also am going to look at the food shepherdmom said as well.
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my guy loves his Canidae grainfree bison and lamb. he always finishes it and he eats it dry. I struggled with runny poops with him too and since starting this one no more runs woohoo.
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