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Old 07-29-2014, 11:01 AM
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Unfortunately my terrier pups don't like any of the dry without adding some wet food. We had good luck with nutro with my last dog. Small compact turds and a shiny smell free coat. We are using up the nutro we have and trying natural balance to see of they will eat it dry. If not will probably stay with nutro and mix a small amount of wet food as they gobble that stuff down. Cost doesn't matter on the dry as they don't eat much but the wet can get expensive if you use a lot. We only use 3 oz between two dogs each feeding so it adds about a buck a day.

I think most of the foods are a scam anyhow. Some are certainly worst than others and some dogs d have intolerances but for the majority most any decent food with decent composition are fine. I will say when my last dog was on the original food the breeder fed him his turds were huge and sometimes looser and wetter. The nutro did make a difference in that respect.
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We feed our labs Chicken Soup for the Dog Lovers Soul, senior formula. This food has a 4 star rating on the dogfoodadviser.com website. We used to give them a glucosamine tablet for their joints, but with this food it`s already in it and they are doing great. Our girls are 12 years old.
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We have been breeding and feeding Labs with Nutro Ultra
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Old 07-29-2014, 11:15 AM
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Halo.

Used to split evo for one halo for the other, got them both on halo three years ago and never looked back.

Today is their birthday though (the mutt I found inherited her brothers birthday) so tonight they will be getting steak and doggie ice cream for dessert, followed by a walk to the marsh where they will get filthy and have a blast.
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:46 PM
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Don't feed him anything with grains (carbs). Dog's don't need carbs. It's a fallacy the pet food industry invented. Dog's do better eating protein and fats. We use Innova Evo 95%. Stay away from any product using any ingredient from China as well (which includes about 99% of the dog food market).

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Old 07-29-2014, 01:19 PM
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I have 2 on Wellness Core, and one on Avoderm large breed puppy.
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Old 07-29-2014, 03:31 PM
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Flint river, trout and potatoes. For my 2 labs,They love it.
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Old 07-29-2014, 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted by ThreeLittleFish View Post
Don't feed him anything with grains (carbs). Dog's don't need carbs. It's a fallacy the pet food industry invented. Dog's do better eating protein and fats. We use Innova Evo 95%. Stay away from any product using any ingredient from China as well (which includes about 99% of the dog food market).

That's a fact, jack.

Quality food. We used to use the same stuff, one of my dogs wouldn't eat it though. She's a weirdo. Put a ribeye bone in front of her and she looks at it like its a dirty towel.

On a side note I love that everybody on here (for the most part) feeds their dogs outstanding food. I'm not surprised, but I am pleased.
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Old 07-29-2014, 06:34 PM
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natural balance salmon n sweet potato.. English bulldogs are prone to many skin issues...
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Originally Posted by paulyjsob View Post
We've been feeding our 11 year old labradoodle Costco brand kirkland dog food since he was a puppy. I really like the ingredients, mainly because meat is the first product, not cornmeal. The vet says if they didn't know his history, they'd guess him at 5-6 years old. Great teeth, fur, and very energetic. Never any health problems.
I've done some research about dog foods when deciding what to feed ours and came across a couple sites that tested a lot of foods and Kirklands dry food was one of the top 10 rated on both sites I believe, maybe top 5.
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Old 07-29-2014, 06:44 PM
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Orijen dog food.

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Old 07-29-2014, 07:12 PM
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We are picking up a lab puppy on Friday after losing our Golden 2 months ago. I've been talking to a few friends with dogs who swear by the grain free foods like Blue Wilderness and Taste of the Wild.
The only downside I can see is price. Our golden had lots of skin issues (hot spots) and my understanding is that the grain free foods do wonders for this kind of thing.
What are you guys using?
Fed it to my crew even when they were puppies. Feed it to them as adults.

I have one high energy girl who can't keep the weight on. She gets Eagle Pack "Power" kibble...

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We feed our Rotttie Lifes Abundance
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Old 07-29-2014, 07:47 PM
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7 year old Lab..big build 98lbs...Victor senior silver...keeping weight under 100lbs

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Midwestern Foods, Earthborn Bison.
We feed him twice daily and at one meal we throw in a handful of frozen green beans. He loves the beans. Great for treats also.
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This is what I been giving my shepherd she loves it it's a cheapest grain free food I could find

http://www.feedgoodness.com
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2 3 yr old labs, one had a lot of skin problems with purina pro plan so i tried the costco grain free and it cleared right up and both of em are on it with no issues of any kind.

on another note we started using the seresto flea and tick collar that last 6-7 months and it's working great. in south florida the tick problem can get pretty bad if they are outside a lot. if you shop around u can find them for around $45
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[What are you feeding your dog?]

Hookers and blow. But he's a european breed. Eccentric.

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Old 07-30-2014, 03:34 AM
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I'm a big fan of Fromm foods. Dogs look and feel great and it's not out of this world expensive. I switched on the suggestion of a member here during the Canidae recall and never looked back. It can be a bit hard to find though. I will say this though, my first black female lab lived to 15 on Pro Plan performance and Senior formulas, you could certainly do worse than it and I would feed it in a pinch
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