What brand of dog/puppy food do you recommend? - Doberman Forum : Doberman Breed Dog Forums

DobermanTalk.com is the premier Doberman Dog Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
View Poll Results: Which dog/puppy food do you recommend?
Innova 38 8.10%
Orijen 78 16.63%
Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul 11 2.35%
Acana 57 12.15%
Taste of the Wild 100 21.32%
Go! Natural 12 2.56%
Nutro Ultra 15 3.20%
EVO 18 3.84%
Beneful 2 0.43%
Science Diet 10 2.13%
Royal Canin 26 5.54%
IAMS 15 3.20%
Eukanuba 10 2.13%
Other 198 42.22%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 469. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-08-2010, 10:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
Alpha
 
dobriety's Avatar
 
Posts: 966
Location: Toronto, ON
Dogs Name: Jack
Titles: Destroyer of SUVs

Gallery Pics: 1
Visit dobriety's Gallery
Thanks: 1,127
Thanked 434 Times in 284 Posts
Images: 1
dobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond repute
What brand of dog/puppy food do you recommend?

Tell me which dog food you recommend, and why. You can check one (or more) of the options. If you've answered 'other,' tell me which brand you prefer.
__________________

Last edited by dobriety; 12-08-2010 at 10:37 AM..
dobriety is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Nov 2008
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-08-2010, 12:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
AXL
Alpha
 
AXL's Avatar
 
Posts: 751
Location: Quebec, Canada
Dogs Name: Axl
Dogs Age: Born June 21st 2009
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit AXL's Gallery
Thanks: 1,209
Thanked 1,274 Times in 440 Posts
AXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond reputeAXL has a reputation beyond repute
I use Fromm, but its quite expensive here.
AXL is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Aug 2009
Old 12-08-2010, 01:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
Lil Dog
 
lenammi's Avatar
 
Posts: 60
Location: Toronto, Canada
Dogs Name: Lexa
Dogs Age: Born: Feb. 12/10
Gallery Pics: 4
Visit lenammi's Gallery
Thanks: 249
Thanked 62 Times in 25 Posts
Images: 4
lenammi is a jewel in the roughlenammi is a jewel in the roughlenammi is a jewel in the roughlenammi is a jewel in the rough
Acana or Orijen. Quality ingredients, small manufacturer (Canadian), great results (coat, energy level, no gas, no poop issues).

Not all puppies can handle Orijen due to the protein level, so try Acana first (it is also a bit cheaper). I've had Lex on both the Acana Pacifica and Grasslands formulas. Both are fantastic and grain-free. If she eats grains, she's gassy.
__________________
lenammi is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Dec 2009
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to lenammi For This Useful Post:
dobriety (12-08-2010), nubiadobes (04-13-2013), pdubois64 (12-08-2010)
Old 12-08-2010, 02:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
MeadowCat's Avatar
 
Posts: 12,403
Location: MN
Dogs Name: Shanoa; Richter (Glengate's Mountain Fortress CA); RIP Simon
Titles: CGC, Daddy's herzhund; CA
Dogs Age: d.o.b 11/28/2008; d.o.b. 7/13/2012
Gallery Pics: 1
Visit MeadowCat's Gallery
Thanks: 31,998
Thanked 33,257 Times in 9,510 Posts
Images: 1
MeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond repute
Click here to find out how MeadowCat became a supporter
Agreed on Orijen/Acana.

By the way, Evo is NOT recommended for puppies, so I strongly recommend against Evo. It's great for adult dogs, though.
MeadowCat is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Apr 2009
Old 12-08-2010, 02:03 PM   #5 (permalink)
Alpha
 
dobriety's Avatar
 
Posts: 966
Location: Toronto, ON
Dogs Name: Jack
Titles: Destroyer of SUVs

Gallery Pics: 1
Visit dobriety's Gallery
Thanks: 1,127
Thanked 434 Times in 284 Posts
Images: 1
dobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by lenammi View Post
Acana or Orijen. Quality ingredients, small manufacturer (Canadian), great results (coat, energy level, no gas, no poop issues).

Not all puppies can handle Orijen due to the protein level, so try Acana first (it is also a bit cheaper). I've had Lex on both the Acana Pacifica and Grasslands formulas. Both are fantastic and grain-free. If she eats grains, she's gassy.
Yeah, this is the stuff I'm going to be switching Jack to if I can find a bag of it somewhere. I guess I'll have to drive up to the other Global near me. Just thought I'd poll the masses before do.

I guess I should be putting him on Puppy Large Breed for now and later on, down the road (when do you switch?), I'll look at the adult options. Or just put him on adult food now?
__________________
dobriety is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Nov 2008
Old 12-08-2010, 02:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
MeadowCat's Avatar
 
Posts: 12,403
Location: MN
Dogs Name: Shanoa; Richter (Glengate's Mountain Fortress CA); RIP Simon
Titles: CGC, Daddy's herzhund; CA
Dogs Age: d.o.b 11/28/2008; d.o.b. 7/13/2012
Gallery Pics: 1
Visit MeadowCat's Gallery
Thanks: 31,998
Thanked 33,257 Times in 9,510 Posts
Images: 1
MeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond reputeMeadowCat has a reputation beyond repute
Click here to find out how MeadowCat became a supporter
I used large breed puppy Orijen and Shanoa did very well on it. Either large breed puppy or adult food should be just fine, as long as the adult food is formulated for all life stages (Evo, for example, is not).

Whatever you decide, be sure to switch him slowly to the new food. Is there a reason you are switching from whatever food he's on now?
MeadowCat is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Apr 2009
The Following User Says Thank You to MeadowCat For This Useful Post:
dobriety (12-08-2010)
Old 12-08-2010, 02:59 PM   #7 (permalink)
Alpha
 
dobriety's Avatar
 
Posts: 966
Location: Toronto, ON
Dogs Name: Jack
Titles: Destroyer of SUVs

Gallery Pics: 1
Visit dobriety's Gallery
Thanks: 1,127
Thanked 434 Times in 284 Posts
Images: 1
dobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond reputedobriety has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by MeadowCat View Post
I used large breed puppy Orijen and Shanoa did very well on it. Either large breed puppy or adult food should be just fine, as long as the adult food is formulated for all life stages (Evo, for example, is not).

Whatever you decide, be sure to switch him slowly to the new food. Is there a reason you are switching from whatever food he's on now?
Thanks. Well, I just think he could be on a better food than Nutro. Something more meat-based.

By the way, how slowly does the switch need to occur? Would it be too fast to go 4:1 on the first day, and 3:2 second day, 2:3 third day, etc?
__________________

Last edited by dobriety; 12-08-2010 at 03:04 PM..
dobriety is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Nov 2008
Old 12-08-2010, 03:09 PM   #8 (permalink)
Alpha
 
LuvnMyDobeAndDoxie's Avatar
 
Posts: 942
Dogs Name: Anakin the Dobe and Nebraska the Doxie
Dogs Age: Anakin 1 and Nebraska 4
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit LuvnMyDobeAndDoxie's Gallery
Thanks: 441
Thanked 833 Times in 430 Posts
LuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond reputeLuvnMyDobeAndDoxie has a reputation beyond repute
Anakin did well on the Chicken Soup with Puppy food but for some reason when we switched to adult he did awful? Both the regular and large breed.

So we found Nature's Variety Instinct works for him. Chicken. NOT Duck/Turkey boy he stinks stinks stinks on that???
__________________
---I wasn't supposed to fall in love with his dog.....but it found me.
My DoberBaby: Born August 28, 2009

LuvnMyDobeAndDoxie is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Oct 2009
The Following User Says Thank You to LuvnMyDobeAndDoxie For This Useful Post:
ldr104 (02-04-2011)
Old 12-08-2010, 05:00 PM   #9 (permalink)
Alpha
 
Heidi-G's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,152
Location: New Jersey
Dogs Name: Heidi & Otto
Dogs Age: 3.5 & 2
Gallery Pics: 9
Visit Heidi-G's Gallery
Thanks: 2,119
Thanked 2,135 Times in 749 Posts
Images: 9
Heidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond reputeHeidi-G has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dobes23 View Post
Thanks. Well, I just think he could be on a better food than Nutro. Something more meat-based.

By the way, how slowly does the switch need to occur? Would it be too fast to go 4:1 on the first day, and 3:2 second day, 2:3 third day, etc?
Way too fast IMO. The transition should take a miniimum of 10-14 days.
Does depend on your dog, how sensitive his stomach is & what you are feeding now. If you are totally switching proteins, please be slower. I start with 1/4 cup of new food only. If after 2 days with no upset, move up to half cup.

You can supplement with pumpkin during the transition, it eases the tummy upset.
__________________
Who Rescued Who?
www.ddrinc.net
Heidi-G is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Jun 2008
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Heidi-G For This Useful Post:
Estevez (06-03-2013), ZenChari (03-27-2011)
Old 12-08-2010, 05:38 PM   #10 (permalink)
Alpha
 
caramella's Avatar
 
Posts: 5,271
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Dogs Name: Bella von Luka
Titles: laughter maker | love generator
Dogs Age: 6.27.08
Gallery Pics: 12
Visit caramella's Gallery
Thanks: 11,093
Thanked 11,550 Times in 3,841 Posts
Images: 12
caramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond reputecaramella has a reputation beyond repute
Have used TOW after Bella was about 6 months old and was quite happy with it, in terms of her all over health, coat appearance, etc., however from time to time, her poop would be a bit soft. I have recently, on the recommendation of her vet, switched to California Naturals, and I am amazed at the difference.

She loves it and poops are perfect, all the time!!!!! Nothing makes me happier than a healthy Bella poop!!

Of course, I mixed into her previous food and made the transition slowly.
__________________


The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right.
caramella is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Jul 2008
Old 12-08-2010, 05:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
Lil Dog
 
Fury's Avatar
 
Posts: 63
Location: DFW
Dogs Name: Zeus, Nala, Hercules
Dogs Age: 11 years, 7 years, 7 1/2 months
Gallery Pics: 3
Visit Fury's Gallery
Thanks: 2
Thanked 59 Times in 22 Posts
Images: 3
Fury is a jewel in the roughFury is a jewel in the roughFury is a jewel in the roughFury is a jewel in the rough
I'm using Innova for my 10 week old puppy.
Fury is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Aug 2008
Old 12-08-2010, 06:03 PM   #12 (permalink)
Alpha
 
Posts: 223

Gallery Pics: 0
Visit smcribbs's Gallery
Thanks: 166
Thanked 284 Times in 134 Posts
smcribbs has much to be proud ofsmcribbs has much to be proud ofsmcribbs has much to be proud ofsmcribbs has much to be proud ofsmcribbs has much to be proud ofsmcribbs has much to be proud ofsmcribbs has much to be proud ofsmcribbs has much to be proud ofsmcribbs has much to be proud ofsmcribbs has much to be proud of
Canidae All Life Stages, started this food when they were puppies and will never have to change foods.
smcribbs is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Jun 2010
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to smcribbs For This Useful Post:
alan j. (10-24-2012), originalsinjin (12-09-2010)
Old 12-08-2010, 08:20 PM   #13 (permalink)
Alpha
 
Fitzmar Dobermans's Avatar
 
Posts: 6,819
Location: S. E. Pennsylvania
Dogs Name: Louise, Harvard, Jezebel
Titles: AKC CH & GrCh, CD, RN, WAC, CGC, TDInc
Dogs Age: 9, 6, and 2 years
Gallery Pics: 11
Visit Fitzmar Dobermans's Gallery
Thanks: 2,873
Thanked 14,615 Times in 3,269 Posts
Images: 11
Fitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond reputeFitzmar Dobermans has a reputation beyond repute
Click here to find out how Fitzmar Dobermans became a supporter
I've raised two litters on Eagle Pack Holistic Selects (the bags don't say Eagle Pack on them anymore). I like the fish puppy food the best:
Nourish Puppy - Anchovy, Sardine & Chicken Meals Dry Puppy Food
__________________
Mary Jo Ansel
Fitzmar


CH Cha-Rish A Moment Like This RN WAC CGC "Louise"
AKC GRCH/UKC CH Fitzmar's Command A Minute CGC "Harvard"
Fitzmar's Victory Hop Devil CGC "Jezebel"
Fitzmar Dobermans is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Mar 2006
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Fitzmar Dobermans For This Useful Post:
Jaycee (12-08-2010), Malcolm_Deuce (01-07-2011), nonnie (06-03-2013), rainddobes (06-22-2012)
Old 12-08-2010, 11:02 PM   #14 (permalink)
Big Dog
 
Jaycee's Avatar
 
Posts: 120
Dogs Age: 2 1/2 & 9 months
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit Jaycee's Gallery
Thanks: 483
Thanked 115 Times in 68 Posts
Jaycee is a name known to allJaycee is a name known to allJaycee is a name known to allJaycee is a name known to allJaycee is a name known to allJaycee is a name known to all
Quote:
Originally Posted by velmadobe View Post
I've raised two litters on Eagle Pack Holistic Selects (the bags don't say Eagle Pack on them anymore). I like the fish puppy food the best:
Nourish Puppy - Anchovy, Sardine & Chicken Meals Dry Puppy Food
I use this too
Jaycee is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Aug 2010
Old 12-08-2010, 11:34 PM   #15 (permalink)
Lil Pup
 
Posts: 9
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
Dogs Name: Maxwell
Titles: snuggle master
Dogs Age: May 18, 2010
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit Sara_Zizz's Gallery
Thanks: 2
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Sara_Zizz is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by velmadobe View Post
I've raised two litters on Eagle Pack Holistic Selects (the bags don't say Eagle Pack on them anymore). I like the fish puppy food the best:
Nourish Puppy - Anchovy, Sardine & Chicken Meals Dry Puppy Food
The pet store gave me some samples of this food and I was using it as treats for Max when we ran out... he loves it so much... I think I may just have to go and get a bag. He is currently on Wellness Super5mix (Lamb) and he doesn't really like it. I noticed he doesn't really like lamb, he didn't like Solid Gold either and that had lamb in it too. I want to switch to either this or Orijen.
Sara_Zizz is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Dec 2010
Old 12-08-2010, 11:39 PM   #16 (permalink)
Alpha
 
MeganUK's Avatar
 
Posts: 4,267
Location: Kentucky
Dogs Name: Wyatt & Josie. RIP Kaiser.
Titles: CGC
Dogs Age: 11/7/2005, 1/4/2009
Gallery Pics: 8
Visit MeganUK's Gallery
Thanks: 8,048
Thanked 7,798 Times in 2,797 Posts
Images: 8
MeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond reputeMeganUK has a reputation beyond repute
I'm a Fromm fan!! I've also fed Acana and Taste of the wild. Fromm has been my favorite so far- and the dogs really like it. Orijen looks really good, but too expensive to feed 3 large dogs. I also used to feed Innova before I got my doberman with good results.
__________________
MeganUK is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Jul 2007
Old 12-08-2010, 11:51 PM   #17 (permalink)
Doberless
 
pdubois64's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,605
Location: Alberta, Canada
Dogs Name: Dillon R.I.P.
Dogs Age: New pup (Daisy) in May 2014
Gallery Pics: 50
Visit pdubois64's Gallery
Thanks: 6,412
Thanked 6,411 Times in 1,725 Posts
Images: 50
pdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond reputepdubois64 has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by lenammi View Post
Acana or Orijen. Quality ingredients, small manufacturer (Canadian), great results (coat, energy level, no gas, no poop issues).

Not all puppies can handle Orijen due to the protein level, so try Acana first (it is also a bit cheaper). I've had Lex on both the Acana Pacifica and Grasslands formulas. Both are fantastic and grain-free. If she eats grains, she's gassy.
Didn't read the thread but from alot of nutritional experience I agree 100% The only thing I can add is quality ingredients = human grade ingredients. Dillon has been on Acana Wild Prairie since he was 4 months old.
__________________

Dillon:b.2/19/09 d.9/28/12 "The best walks in life are always the briefest"

Last edited by pdubois64; 12-08-2010 at 11:54 PM..
pdubois64 is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Apr 2009
The Following User Says Thank You to pdubois64 For This Useful Post:
barb0604 (12-27-2010)
Old 12-09-2010, 08:47 AM   #18 (permalink)
Lil Dog
 
goofygoober's Avatar
 
Posts: 62
Location: Oshawa,Ontario
Dogs Name: Zeus
Titles: no
Dogs Age: 3mnths=]
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit goofygoober's Gallery
Thanks: 112
Thanked 49 Times in 29 Posts
goofygoober is a jewel in the roughgoofygoober is a jewel in the roughgoofygoober is a jewel in the rough
I have my two tiny dogs chihuahua and toy poodle on Acana Pacifica with great results fur healthy, tiny solid poop!! I tried the Orijen large breed with no luck soft to loose stool, then Acana large breed same thing what a disapointment. I thought to try this food I haven't heard of called Oven-baked tradition puppy(Global Pets) and soo happy with it great results. It is still a great product of Canada. No by products or corn or wheat yes there is some oats etc but it has too in order to lower the protein content which I think was causing the soft stool etc. So far I will continue with this food! good luck with what ever it is your dog chooses lol because that is what it comes down too
goofygoober is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Oct 2010
Old 12-09-2010, 11:02 AM   #19 (permalink)
Alpha
 
Posts: 223
Location: Ontario, Canada
Dogs Name: Chief
Dogs Age: 1 year
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit Chief's Gallery
Thanks: 577
Thanked 245 Times in 118 Posts
Chief has much to be proud ofChief has much to be proud ofChief has much to be proud ofChief has much to be proud ofChief has much to be proud ofChief has much to be proud ofChief has much to be proud ofChief has much to be proud ofChief has much to be proud of
I would highly recommend ACANA. I heard the meat they now receive is the same meat delivered to most Fairmont Hotels! Talk about human grade.
Chief is on Fromm Four Star, for now. He didn't do well on the ACANA Large Breed Puppy. I plan on switching him to ACANA Grasslands when he's around one... Give it a second try.
Good luck!
__________________
"Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it."
- Salvador Dali
Chief is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Oct 2010
Old 12-12-2010, 06:59 AM   #20 (permalink)
Alpha
 
rainddobes's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,118
Location: Windham, NY (Great Northern Catskills
Dogs Name: Layla, Jaden, Neytiri, Genesis, Delicious and India
Titles: Layla Ch, Neytir Ch, Gen 2 singles away, Delish CAN Ch, India 4pts
Dogs Age: Layla 7, Jaden 6, Neytiri 3.5, Gen 3, Delicious 1.5, India 8 months
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit rainddobes's Gallery
Thanks: 2,620
Thanked 3,482 Times in 1,062 Posts
rainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond reputerainddobes has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by AXL View Post
I use Fromm, but its quite expensive here.
I used Fromm for a while and I noticed my dobes coats were not shinny and Jaden actually got hives..I switched all of them to Taste of the Wild and keeping my fingers crossed
__________________
Rainddobes



Ch Marquis' I Am Arya "Layla" 5 years
Doyerdobes No Kidding V Raindance "Jaden" 4 years - Major pointed
Marquis' I Am Neytiri of Raindance both majors
Raindance Genesis of Marquis 21 months
Raindance Armed and Extremely Delicious 3 months
and the Italian Greyhound gang
LIVING WITHOUT A DOBE IS NOT LIVING
rainddobes is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Feb 2008
The Following User Says Thank You to rainddobes For This Useful Post:
AXL (02-17-2011)
Old 12-12-2010, 09:16 AM   #21 (permalink)
Alpha
 
Posts: 208
Location: Sacramento, CA
Dogs Name: Desi, Tanner
Dogs Age: Desi-7 years, Tanner-super puppy
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit OMG3kids's Gallery
Thanks: 302
Thanked 279 Times in 97 Posts
OMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud of
Anyone feeding Artemis? I'm not super impressed with the ingredients of the Pro Plan that Tanner came with. Artemis is available in my town, and reviews well with regard to ingredients.
Good luck, all! This food thing is tricky!! And to think, I grew up with farm dogs who ate table scraps and dog food from a big white bag with DOG FOOD in black letters. LOL
__________________
Stay-at-home mom to three human kids, one Chocolate Lab kid, and one Doberman kid.
OMG3kids is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Dec 2010
Old 12-12-2010, 11:04 AM   #22 (permalink)
Alpha
 
Posts: 208
Location: Sacramento, CA
Dogs Name: Desi, Tanner
Dogs Age: Desi-7 years, Tanner-super puppy
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit OMG3kids's Gallery
Thanks: 302
Thanked 279 Times in 97 Posts
OMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud of
Oh, and I used to feed my lab Go! Natural and she wonderfully on that. However, it's not available in CA anymore. May try finding it online again.
__________________
Stay-at-home mom to three human kids, one Chocolate Lab kid, and one Doberman kid.
OMG3kids is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Dec 2010
Old 12-12-2010, 11:20 AM   #23 (permalink)
Alpha
 
Tollers-n-Dobes's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,988
Dogs Name: Dance (Toller), Keira, Ripley (Dobes) & Journey (Aussie)
Dogs Age: 6.5 years, 6 years, 4.5 years, 15 months
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit Tollers-n-Dobes's Gallery
Thanks: 1,515
Thanked 5,560 Times in 1,311 Posts
Tollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond reputeTollers-n-Dobes has a reputation beyond repute
Acana. I've never, ever had such wonderful results with my dogs on kibble as I have with Acana. That's not to say it's the best food for all dogs, as all dogs do best on something different, but it is the best for my dogs.
__________________
Tollers-n-Dobes is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Aug 2005
Old 12-13-2010, 08:32 AM   #24 (permalink)
Alpha
 
Chelse's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,145
Location: Sask
Dogs Name: Zac

Gallery Pics: 0
Visit Chelse's Gallery
Thanks: 3,088
Thanked 2,255 Times in 754 Posts
Chelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond reputeChelse has a reputation beyond repute
I use Fromm because it is the only dog food I had tried that Zac would eat and not be sick on.
Chelse is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: May 2010
Old 12-14-2010, 02:51 PM   #25 (permalink)
Alpha
 
Posts: 208
Location: Sacramento, CA
Dogs Name: Desi, Tanner
Dogs Age: Desi-7 years, Tanner-super puppy
Gallery Pics: 0
Visit OMG3kids's Gallery
Thanks: 302
Thanked 279 Times in 97 Posts
OMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud ofOMG3kids has much to be proud of
Fingers crossed.
Switching Tanner and Desi the Lab to Taste of The Wild, Pacific. I need something they can both eat, for goodness sake, and TOTW is the most similar in the protein/fats etc to the puppy food that Tanner came with but with less funky ingredients. He came on Pro Plan, and on this his poo is happening about 5 or 6 times a day (not runny) and appears to be simply a steaming pile of undigested Pro Plan. This is not ideal. LOL
So, wish us luck with the transition. (I also picked TOTW because a 30 pound bag is $40 and is available within walking distance of my home. Uh, er...not that I'd walk home with a 30-pound bag of dog food.)
__________________
Stay-at-home mom to three human kids, one Chocolate Lab kid, and one Doberman kid.
OMG3kids is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Join Date: Dec 2010
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to OMG3kids For This Useful Post:
doberdeer (03-24-2011), Tazzy (12-15-2011)
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:42 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0 Beta 2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2 ©2009, Crawlability, Inc.
@2005 - 2008 DobermanTalk.com
PetGuide.com
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com