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Old 01-22-2009, 05:34 AM   #1
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when i got Olivia the breeder gave me mighty dog and when we finished that i went to petsmart and they recommended me trying Nutra Natural Choice but she hated it so i went back to mighty dog. She does eat the Nutra dry food but wet no. So should i find a differant one to try her on or is the mighty dog good. i mean she eats such a small portions at a time i just want to give her the best food she can possibly get. so please let me know...
im looking on the dog food analysing website....
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When I got little Prada the breeder had her on Royal Canine, but I had my Harry boy eating Innova, and Prada went straight for Harry's bowl the first day and ate most of it... I wanted to do slow transition but Prada had other Plans, I started mixing the kibble and she would pick the innova puppy kibble and leave the RC in the bowl, she is 7 pounds now at 7 months, my son did a lot of research and innova and innova Evo were on the top of the short list, with Natures variety and some others, my pups are doing great on Innova and as long as they eat I am happy.. Best of luck in your search..
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Consumer complaints about Nutro Pet Foods
I would stop the Nutro immediately.
Would you rather feed kibble or canned?
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Wookie has never liked canned food, any brand. He now eats 1/2 cup of Innova EVO kibble in the mornings and 1/2 a Natures Variety raw medallion in the evening. Its the NV rotation diet (except I am staying with Innova kibble because he has done so well with it) and I would rotate with canned too if he would eat that. I used to do homecooked instead of raw, but I wasn't balancing the nutrients in it (don't really know how to do that) and it may or may not have contributed to him having an alkaline pH in his urine. Natures Variety has a website where you can read about the rotation diet, I really like the ideas behind it. And I just found out last night that my hollistic vet that I see once a year is on its Pet Nutrition Council, so that made me feel good.
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i stopped it bc she wouldnt eat and i just gave her the mighty dog again...i just dont think that the might dog is the best out there for her....she eats 3 times a day bc shes 2 months old and 3 lbs shes little. But she eats great. i just wanna give her the best. I use the nutra dry and mighty dog wet. i wanna have dry always available so im gonna use that til im finished but can i need differant something good.
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i stopped it bc she wouldnt eat and i just gave her the mighty dog again...i just dont think that the might dog is the best out there for her....she eats 3 times a day bc shes 2 months old and 3 lbs shes little. But she eats great. i just wanna give her the best. I use the nutra dry and mighty dog wet. i wanna have dry always available so im gonna use that til im finished but can i need differant something good.
You are going to use Nutro dry until it is gone?
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i always have dry food available for her and she eats it. is it bad for her??
when i went to the vet she said its good to have it available always. its kinda a bigish size bag. so is that wrong??
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i always have dry food available for her and she eats it. is it bad for her??
when i went to the vet she said its good to have it available always. its kinda a bigish size bag. so is that wrong??
No, dry food is not bad.
I mean Nutro specifically.
Did you throw it away or are you going to continue using it until it's gone?
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the wet nutro i threw away but the dry im still giving her.
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the wet nutro i threw away but the dry im still giving her.
Okay.
Please go to post number 3 on this thread and click on the link.
Nutro has been blamed on illness and death in a very large number of dogs but the company won't recall. I was just confused if you were still giving it. Anyway, I really would throw it away.
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im going to throw it again right now actually i just read that.
thanks!!!
what do u recommend that i can get from petsmart or petco
my baby girl is 2 months old n 3 lbs..
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what do u recommend that i can get from petsmart or petco
my baby girl is 2 months old n 3 lbs..
Two of the better brands sold there are Wellness and Natural Balance. Natural Balance seems a bit low in fat for pups. I don't think they carry Innova or that might be a good choice. Because of the new pics and concerns of fish bones not being ground properly and people seeing them in their dogs' kibble, I would not be very comfortable with a fish based kibble right now. One of those places might carry Blue Buffalo also but I don't know much about the food. This is for kibble. Not sure what canned I'd use.
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so wellness is canned??
innovo is that canned??
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so wellness is canned??
innovo is that canned??
They both come in both.
Innova canned it too high in fat and I wouldn't use it.
Wellness canned is made at Menu, so I wouldn't use that either.
I'd only use their kibbles.
That doesn't mean their canned foods are bad though. I just wouldn't use them.
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what kind of food do u use canned??
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