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Old 01-17-2014, 01:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Zuke's bought out by Purina (moved from gen info to diet/nutrition)

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http://www.petproductnews.com/headli...rer-zukes.aspx

I loved Zuke's, but I will not be supporting this whatsoever. Can't believe they'd do this and then say everything will remain the same... They sold out, they won't get a say!
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Old 01-17-2014, 01:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I was never impressed with the ingredients in Zuke's. They use a lot of sweeteners.
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Old 01-17-2014, 02:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'll wait and see. My dog's food got bought by P&G but it's been under a microscope since, any change and everyone will jump ship..... I don't personally feed Purina but I've competed in events at their venue. I know a lot of people that boycott Nestle *everything* and commend them for being consistent but it's one battle I haven't picked.
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I don't boycott them as a company, but I won't feed my dogs anything made by them, that's for sure. I don't trust Canadian companies to be honest with their ingredients, let alone a big company like Purina.

As I sit here writing with a Purina pen. XD
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LOL! When we were there for Nationals we got huge goody bags full of treats and sample kibble. NO one on my team wanted anything to do with it. I won't feed Purina kibble but I do use it for training treats since they are nice and small. I still have several packs.
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Old 01-17-2014, 02:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Well, that blows.
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Old 01-17-2014, 02:47 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Never bought Zuke products but Draco, his littermates and his daddy are all fed Purina Pro Plan Select.

He is making the switch to TOTW this month though!
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Old 01-17-2014, 02:55 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Nooooo! Say it isn't so!!

No longer buying their products. Bleh.
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Old 01-17-2014, 03:00 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Well Zukes hip support and salmon treats are my favorite products I guess I will buy a year supply and make liver treats in between.
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Old 01-17-2014, 11:03 PM   #10 (permalink)
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And another bites the dust... Uh a good alternative when I'm lazy and don't feel like making treats ...any suggestions for wetish treats now?
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