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Old 06-18-2013, 12:55 PM   #46
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CC doesn't use any potatoes or sweet potatoes in their food along w/ flax...that's why it's so good for yeasty or itchy pups. We have grain free venison, if you wanna try it, I'll send you some! Just PM me.

You can order it online.
Oh, I thought I seen a Duck/sweet potato canned flavor on the website.

It seems like a long way to go, but if he eats it, it will be worth it. Right now I am throwing away more than he is eating. I'm trying a bit of home cooking for him too, but I do want to use some sort of kibble as a back up when we camp etc or when time doesn't allow for cooking.

The only store in Canada that sells CC is Global Pets, and unfortunatly we do not have one of them in Medicine Hat nor do we have a locally owned pet store, just Petland & PetSmart.. Sigh...

If he could just enjoy his kibble as much as he loves his veggies, we'd be set!
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Default Enzo the picky :-))

I know the feeling with picky pups. Have you tried sprinkling a small amount of Parmesan cheese, or a few bits of his favorite treat on his kibble? Mine won't eat any kibble without seasoning. Then he eats it all. Hope you can find a solution other than the long drive.
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Oh, I thought I seen a Duck/sweet potato canned flavor on the website.

It seems like a long way to go, but if he eats it, it will be worth it. Right now I am throwing away more than he is eating. I'm trying a bit of home cooking for him too, but I do want to use some sort of kibble as a back up when we camp etc or when time doesn't allow for cooking.

The only store in Canada that sells CC is Global Pets, and unfortunatly we do not have one of them in Medicine Hat nor do we have a locally owned pet store, just Petland & PetSmart.. Sigh...

If he could just enjoy his kibble as much as he loves his veggies, we'd be set!
Yes, they do have duck & sweet potato canned food. CC canned food is only for supplemental feedings only, for use as a topper w/kibble for example.
Do they have a pet food delivery business where you are? If it's hard for you to get it, then it would be best to get something locally. Mine all did well on Wellness Core. GL w/whatever you choose!
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Old 06-19-2013, 06:29 PM   #49
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Anybody ever hear of "Go" dog food?

Also, I read on another thread that a Yorkie mom feeds kibble during the day, along with fruits & veggies and then home cooks his evening meal..Now that I could handle! Should I use the BalanceIt on his home cooked?
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Anybody ever hear of "Go" dog food?

Also, I read on another thread that a Yorkie mom feeds kibble during the day, along with fruits & veggies and then home cooks his evening meal..Now that I could handle! Should I use the BalanceIt on his home cooked?
Go! & NOW are great foods. I always wondered why all the best pet foods are from Canada. Only select feed stores & boutiques here sell them.
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Go! & NOW are great foods. I always wondered why all the best pet foods are from Canada. Only select feed stores & boutiques here sell them.
Really? That's funny because up here everything I want you can only get in the States!
The lady at PetValu suggested it today when I mentioned Enzo is a picky kibble eater...She suggested Go, Orijen & Acana
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Really? That's funny because up here everything I want you can only get in the States!
The lady at PetValu suggested it today when I mentioned Enzo is a picky kibble eater...She suggested Go, Orijen & Acana
Grass is greener on the other side loll! Mine did very well on Acana Grasslands some years back, but I got tired of cutting the kibble w/scissors. I think some other formulas were smaller kibbles, not sure. GL w/whatever you choose & hope Enzo like it!
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I used CC for a while. I had very high expectations due reviews made by other members, sadly id did not work for us, vet said it was too strong for my girls, a have a 3 pound little girl and she would swallow the kibble, which ended up with her vomiting. I tried cutting it into pieces but still she would get tummy pain. My bigger yorkie also started developing an acid breath due the food (this is what my vet said).

So I started home cooking, I just got exhausted searching for the right kibble.

Overall my opinion is, whatever works for your babies, in my experience brands can be a hit or a miss, so it is kind of a trial and error operation.

I would recommend you to try with trail sizes of the kibbles you have in mind until you find the right one for you fur baby. You will need a lot of patience to go slow with switching foods and a lot of time and observation, but you will eventually get results.
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Decisions...decisions. I stay confused on what to feed Hannah especially after reading entire post about food for Yorkies. I am feeding the new Science diet kibble and Wellness in the can and she seems to be doing just fine for now. My concern is that there might be ingredients in what I have choosen that may affect her later on. I also give her Bill Jacks Peanut Butter snacks and she loves them. I know that everone has their own opinions and expereinces but these are our babies and I will buy or do whatever is best for Hannah to insure that she is with me for a long time to come. I just wish there was a easy list for reference.
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Decisions...decisions. I stay confused on what to feed Hannah especially after reading entire post about food for Yorkies. I am feeding the new Science diet kibble and Wellness in the can and she seems to be doing just fine for now. My concern is that there might be ingredients in what I have choosen that may affect her later on. I also give her Bill Jacks Peanut Butter snacks and she loves them. I know that everone has their own opinions and expereinces but these are our babies and I will buy or do whatever is best for Hannah to insure that she is with me for a long time to come. I just wish there was a easy list for reference.
Just so you're aware, Wellness uses carrageenan in their canned food. Carrageenan is injected into lab rats' joints to induce inflammation, to test the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory meds. It's in a lot of human foods too, like cottage cheese, ice cream, soy milk, etc...it's a cheap filler. If you want to read more about it: BEWARE of CARRAGEENAN!

Bil Jac uses BHA as a preservative, it's linked to cancer! BHA... a Time Bomb in Dog Food?
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Just so you're aware, Wellness uses carrageenan in their canned food. Carrageenan is injected into lab rats' joints to induce inflammation, to test the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory meds. It's in a lot of human foods too, like cottage cheese, ice cream, soy milk, etc...it's a cheap filler. If you want to read more about it: BEWARE of CARRAGEENAN!

Bil Jac uses BHA as a preservative, it's linked to cancer! BHA... a Time Bomb in Dog Food?
Crapp!!!!! See what I'm talking about!! There is soo much to learn! The food labels are getting so small that I can hardly read them anymore and even if I could how can I possibly look up each ingredient and know that they are good for my baby. What do you feed yours? What is safe??? I need to get her on something that is good for her now while she is young. I thought from other post on this site that wellness was ok.
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Crapp!!!!! See what I'm talking about!! There is soo much to learn! The food labels are getting so small that I can hardly read them anymore and even if I could how can I possibly look up each ingredient and know that they are good for my baby. What do you feed yours? What is safe??? I need to get her on something that is good for her now while she is young. I thought from other post on this site that wellness was ok.
I google everything. As for canned food (bc if carrageenan is going to be in dog food, it'll be the canned & rolls), just read the ingredients & avoid carrageenan. Here's a list of dog foods w/carrageenan, dog foods to avoid: Search Results carrageenan

Wellness overall is a great company & food. I used to feed mine Wellness Core kibble. Just do not feed their canned food. Royal Canin is also great & many breeders use it. Hope you'll find a suitable canned food for your pup.
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Awesome info everyone! My 8 month old is on RC right now. She loved it and now hates it. She wont touch it. So half a bag I have to throw away.. I have been trying different free samples I got. I just got the Wellness so I am going to try that. With all this positive feedback I might go buy a bag of CC and see if she likes this!!! . I know I have a Especially for Pets by me and I believe they sell CC.
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Isnít it funny how picky these little turkeys are! LOL

One of the issues I had with Peanut was he didn't eat as much as he should. Before he was on CC he was on Acana. Acana had a formula switch and after that he couldn't tolerate it. That is when I tried a couple foods and nothing was working. Then I found out about CC . He loved it from the start. It has been 8 months and he still licks his bowl clean. I can tell he really enjoys the taste. The kibble is a great size as well- perfect for little mouths.
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Grass is greener on the other side loll! Mine did very well on Acana Grasslands some years back, but I got tired of cutting the kibble w/scissors. I think some other formulas were smaller kibbles, not sure. GL w/whatever you choose & hope Enzo like it!
OMG Yes!! That was such a pain!! Haha, so glad I don't have to do that anymore.
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