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Butchers tripe mix - is it completely awful?

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Little P, Nov 9, 2016.


  1. Little P

    Little P PetForums VIP

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    As per the title really.
    This one
    http://m.tesco.com/h5/groceries/r/www.tesco.com/groceries/product/details/?id=254908154&sc_cmp=ppc-_-sh-_-msh-_-bg-_-px_|_shopping_gsc_|_all_products-_-&gclid=CN2Bx9GUm9ACFcE_GwodeFwIbw&gclsrc=aw.ds


    Bad owner alert. I forgot to order my dog's food and then forgot that i was away from home for 3 days with him so resorted to a tin of the above which he both enjoyed and didn't cause any gastric upset.

    Bad owner alert part 2. After the first tin I remembered my emergency stash of his usual food in my car (he travels with me and we are often away unexpectedly overnight) and then forgot again to order his usual food(!) so he's back on a tin of Butchers hastily purchased from the local co-op.
     
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  2. SixStar

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    I think its absolutely fine.
     
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    labradrk PetForums VIP

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    No, I've fed it for years!
     
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  4. Burrowzig

    Burrowzig PetForums VIP

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    Butchers is OK - most have little in the way of cereals. I used to feed some mixed with kibble until a) I discovered Rocco and b) Ziggy's pancreatitis happened - now that sort of thing is off the menu.
     
  5. Leanne77

    Leanne77 PetForums VIP

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    I feed my lot Butchers, I dont think it's a bad food at all for the price.
     
  6. Lurcherlad

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    Jack does well on it and enjoys it.

    I buy mostly the tripe varieties which I believe are wheat free, and a few Lean & Tasty.

    They now do one for sensitive tums too.
     
  7. Muttly

    Muttly Fluffy Mutts Rule!

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    Looks fine to me, I would feed it.
     
  8. Little P

    Little P PetForums VIP

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    I've decided to his usual Natures Menu food (and have remembered to order some!) but will use the butchers as an easily available emergency option as needed!
     
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    Sled dog hotel PetForums VIP

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    I use Natures Menu tinned when I use commercial food now, but mine were fed on Butchers tripe tinned and their other original tin ranges for a good few years when I first had dogs without any issues or problems, I should imagine he will be absolutely fine.
     
  10. Doggiedelight

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    I think we all seem to kill ourselves over what food we feed on here, well most of us, I know I do. Ive recently been more relaxed. If the dog likes it and its not bad for them then its fine :)
     
  11. BlueJay

    BlueJay Made of bones

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    How do you decide whats bad for them though?
     
  12. Little P

    Little P PetForums VIP

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    I'm no die hard food critic. He's a dog, he eats dead and decaying stuff given half the chance. He eats a combination of natures menu wet and James wellbeloved dry, because he enjoys it, it's half decent stuff and I can easily get hold of it through work so cheap and convenient.

    The only reason I asked about the Butchers was because the ingredients seemed half decent for 55p a tin and readily available in nearly every supermarket!
     
  13. MrsCx

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    I'm glad I've seen this post as I was thinking of adding this to my malamutes diet recently, glad it has good reviews :) hopefully it'll have no ill effects on his sensitive tum too :)
     
  14. simplysardonic

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    Prior to feeding raw our old dogs had Butchers & did well on it :)
     
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