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Grain Free Dry food

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Honeys mum, Mar 28, 2017.


  1. Honeys mum

    Honeys mum PetForums VIP

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    Would like to put Honey on a grain free diet,as I have read its better for dogs with arthritis. Can any one suggest a good one please.
     
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    Orijen
     
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  3. Dogloverlou

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    Millies Wolfheart do a good range.
     
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    Canagan
     
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    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    Burgess do a fairly cheap grain free
     
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    How much do you want to spend is the key question?? they vary in price......like, a lot......
     
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    Not a specific range but Morrisons have some cheap but good quality grain free-high meat trays in.
     
  8. Honeys mum

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    She is on Arden Grange Senior which is £23 6kg bag, but don't mind paying more as long as its good.
     
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    thanks for that PawsOnMe, but she has dry food.
     
  10. smokeybear

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    Orijen will be well out of that price range then, try James Wellbeloved or Burns; both do grain free versions
     
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    Burns don't.

    But I second the suggestion of JWB. Wainwrights from Pets At Home do a reasonable and well priced GF too.
     
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    Millies only do a 4kg bag for that price range.
     
  13. Honeys mum

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    I have found the Orijen priced at £37 99 for a 6.8kg bag, which I am quite happy to pay if its good for her and she likes it. It sounds a very good quality food.

    The only reason she is on Arden Grange is because she was on that when we got her from Dogs Trust, and I didn't want to change her food. But now she has arthritis I think she would be better with a grain free food.

    Canagan sounds quite good too.
    Thanks everyone for the advice.











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  14. Nonnie

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    Ned currently has Purizon (fishy one) and Wainwrights grain free. I tend to go for whats on offer, so swap and change a lot.

    I rate the Purizon quite highly. Ive also learnt to double check the ingredients; so many dry foods claim to have 60-70% meat, but its listed as fresh for marketing. MWH do it, and i find their pricing pretty high tbh.

    That said, i have close to 6 months worth of wet and dried dog food right now, so no worries for a while.
     
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    It has been postulated that there's a link between potato (which most dry foods contain as the carbohydrate source) and arthritis. Some alkaloid in the potatoes is supposed to make existing arthritis worse (but not cause it). I don't know if there's tested science to back this up, or disprove it, but it's worth bearing in mind.
     
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    We feed Gelert Country Choice Grain Free in our cycle
     
  17. Honeys mum

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    Thanks Burrowzig, I have also read that. Otherwise I would have put her on A.G. Sensistive, as that is fish & potatoes.
    I understand that sweet potatoes are O.K. though.
     
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    Sweet potatoes are OK, though obviously have a higher sugar content. That's what makes them so yummy!
     
  19. Honeys mum

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    Oh dear, I eat them myself quite often, I didn't realise that.
     
  20. Burrowzig

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    Don'y worry about it. Tuck in and enjoy.
     
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