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Old 12-30-2013, 12:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to take my 2 year old female GSD off Blue buffalo adult formula
she doesnt seem to "like" this food any longer, even though I mix BB canned food with the kibble.
she has no health issues.

she eats absolutely no human food,meaning she doesn't beg at the dinner table and I can take her into a restaurant, put her under the table and no one knows she is there.

looking for some recommendations, all the dog foo reviews I have read seem to be bias in one way or another.
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Old 12-30-2013, 12:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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We are switching to raw soon, but warden liked both taste of the wild and solid gold barking at the moon.

We've also fed Fromm.


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Old 12-30-2013, 12:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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If you can't feed raw, the next best thing is The Honest Kitchen Dehydrated Foods. They are 100% Human Grade Ingredients (mostly organic) processed in a Human Grade facility. It is the ONLY pet food in the USA that the FDA will allow legally to use the words Human Grade on its advertising and packaging. A 10# box of Embark will cost about $75 but will RE-hydrate to 35 to 40 pounds. All Natural Dog Food - Dehydrated Pet Food | The Honest Kitchen
Where to purchase: Where to Buy Honest Kitchen - Honest Kitchen Stores | The Honest Kitchen

If you must feed kibble, Frommís has quality ingredients in their NON Grain varieties (other varieties: Classic & Gold, contains DL-Methionine). They also have their own plant in Wisconsin, so it is not farmed out to other manufacturing companies. Below are 2 examples.
FROMMíS: Four-Star Gourmet Recipes for dogs - Fromm Family Foods (look at the left hand "Non Grain" column)
BEEF FRITTATA: Protein 30% Fat 18% grain-free blend: First 10 Ingredients: Beef Peas Whole Egg Russet Potatoes Pea Protein Pork Meat Meal Beef Liver Sweet Potatoes Dried Tomato Pomace Salmon Oil Flaxseed Wisconsin Cheese. All Life Stages. $2.40-$2.60/LB
SURF & TURF: Protein 30% Fat 19% grain-free blend:∑First 10 ingredients: Pacific Wild Salmon Duck Meal Russet Potatoes Pea Flour Sweet Potatoes Duck Chicken Fat Dried Tomato Pomace Salmon Meal Whole Dried Egg All Life Stages $2.40-$2.60/LB
Where to purchase: Fromm USA Retailers

Acana Regionals Non Grain is also a good choice: Acana Regionals | Acana Where to purchase: Store Locator | Acana

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Old 12-30-2013, 12:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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We are switching to raw soon, but warden liked both taste of the wild and solid gold barking at the moon.

We've also fed Fromm.


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I considered TOTW but got turned off by the fact they contract diamond to make some of their foods
I am considering Fromm I have a cousin who shows breeds and shows russian wolf hounds and she recently changed from BB to Fromm
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thanks momtogo2GSD
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Old 12-30-2013, 03:56 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I like Momto2GSDs suggestions. We use THK and have fed our cats Fromms, they seemed to like it and they are picky.
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I would recommend "4 Health" as it has the same stats as TOTW at a way better price.
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I feed Fromm large breed puppy. Very happy with it


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We feed Fiona and Gilda raw. I have recently started adding in kibble. They had to eat kibble at training camp, because not everyone has a dog freezer. I picked Canidae Pure. It has 10 or less ingredients. Closest to raw I could find.


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