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Old 04-15-2008, 07:19 PM   #1
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Question Reccomendations for a Quality Grain Free Kibble?

My babies are on NV Raw and they love it but I would also like to get some recommendations for a quality Grain Free Dry food to give them as well sometimes, just for variety. I do want to stick with Grain Free as Tatum does have allergies.

There is one catch though...it has to be something that is not high in calories as Tatum is a little chub already and I am trying to keep her weight down.

Anyone have any recommendations for us? Please share!
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Hey Stedmansmommy!

I just switched Zoe on to a new grain free food, I had been using Solid Gold but it gave her the poops poor lil girl. I've got her on a puppy food by Orijen, I've heard lots of good stuff about it. I don't know if they have a low-cal version but she loves the puppy food. The only thing is her poops come out hard and very dark (sorry) but the vet said that it was normal because it's a high quality grain-free food.

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Tessa is on the Orijen as well as and she loves it! Her poops are the same as Zoe's It's much easier to clean up when it's firmer though!
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Taste of the Wild is a very high rated dog food. My guys like it. I mix in with Chicken Soup Puppy.
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I also used Taste of the Wild. Im mix the 2 flavors of Wetland and the Pacific Stream. On the food analysis it is listed as TOTW, the Wetlands Formula is a 6 star and the Pacific Stream is a 5 star. This is a all life stages food also. Our local Tractor Supply carries this. It not that expensive at Tractor Supply either.

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Fromms has a grain free that Autumn loved before we switched to Raw NV!!!
It is called Fromm's Surf & Turf!
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NV makes grain free kibbles..I think it's call Instincts.. You might want to try that
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Hey Girl!!!! You could keep her in the same line and go w/ NV's Instinct line - a great kibble for your crew!
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Thanks so much everyone for all of the wonderful recommendations! I did have the kiddos on Orijen and it is a GREAT food and the babies loved it, but little Tator got even more chubby than she already was when on this food, so unfortunately I had to take her off of it

Our vet's office does carry the NV Instinct, but only in the Chicken formula and with Tatum's allergies I just don't want to put her on a food that has Chicken in it - BUT...I called the store that I get their NV Raw at and talked to the manager (she is sooo sweet!) and she is going to order the NV Instinct Duck Meal & Turkey Meal formula for me and she said that she will keep it stocked for us - YEAH!! So, I think we are going to try that She said that it will be in next Wednesday so I will go and pick it up then.

Thanks again for all of the recommendations....you guys are the best!
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I recommend Nature's Variety Instinct too. My friend Cynthia (crb) feeds her babies the raw and the kibble from Nature's Variety. They just came out with a new rabbit meal formula too that you might want to check into.
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Thanks so much everyone for all of the wonderful recommendations! I did have the kiddos on Orijen and it is a GREAT food and the babies loved it, but little Tator got even more chubby than she already was when on this food, so unfortunately I had to take her off of it

Our vet's office does carry the NV Instinct, but only in the Chicken formula and with Tatum's allergies I just don't want to put her on a food that has Chicken in it - BUT...I called the store that I get their NV Raw at and talked to the manager (she is sooo sweet!) and she is going to order the NV Instinct Duck Meal & Turkey Meal formula for me and she said that she will keep it stocked for us - YEAH!! So, I think we are going to try that She said that it will be in next Wednesday so I will go and pick it up then.

Thanks again for all of the recommendations....you guys are the best!
yay!! I am soo happy that you got it all worked out girl!! You know how difficult to get food that our stinkers like and good for them..sigh..
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I recommend Nature's Variety Instinct too. My friend Cynthia (crb) feeds her babies the raw and the kibble from Nature's Variety. They just came out with a new rabbit meal formula too that you might want to check into.
Oh, thanks girl! I am going to call the manager back tomorrow and see if she ordered any of the rabbit...if not, and if she hasn't already ordered, maybe she can add that one too. If it's already too late and she has already placed the order, I will ask her to get me some for next time
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yay!! I am soo happy that you got it all worked out girl!! You know how difficult to get food that our stinkers like and good for them..sigh..
Oh don't I know it!! The things we do for these little rugrats!!! If they ONLY knew.... LOL
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