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List of high quality dog foods?

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by emilylp, Aug 4, 2009.


  1. emilylp

    emilylp PetForums VIP

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    Just wondering which 5 are the best?

    Some of the prices are ridiculous however,

    price for 2kg on hill science plan is 7.99 which is great, however it depends how long this will last a puppy / adult.
     
  2. Spaniel mad

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    My puppies were bad on hills

    I was advised by my local pet shop and people on here to read the packaging on the food and see what ingredients they have

    My big dogs are currrently on Arden Grange dry and Pets at home wet and the pups are on nature diet wet and burns dry
     
  3. haeveymolly

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    My springers are on burns, ideal or the elder/neutered one as great for keeping down weight. Ideal for pups as premotes slower growth.
     
  4. emilylp

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    how much do east cost per 3kg or 2kg?

    and can u feed solely dry food with the occasion of wet food?
     
  5. Spaniel mad

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    The burns was £7.00 from my local shop for a 3kg bag and i ordered the Arden Grange from a wholesaler on ebay. 2 15kg bags for £50.

    Mine have dry in the morning and wet in the evening

    Pups have a mix as they have 4 meals a day

    My friend only ever gives her dogs dry food

    i think its what each person prefers
     
  6. emilylp

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    how long will a 3kg bag last ?
     
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    I have never used beta so i cant answer that

    yeah i order quite alot off line. with 6 dogs and 6 cats its cheaper to buy in bulk
     
  9. james1

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    Science Plan is reaallllllly really bad. Burns is good for springers but Ive now changed both of mine to Orijen. My older was on James wellbeloved for a good few years and was very well on this too ;)

    millbryhill pet foods were doing a very good offer on burns btw
     
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    James the springer in your avatar is too cute xxx
     
  11. LostGirl

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    Mine are currently on Arden grange but i am changing over to skinners trail and field crunchy which looks very good and has very good reviews
     
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    I really recommend country choice. £18 for a 15kg sack and it's 65% chicken and rice :)
     
  13. emilylp

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    :O thats real cheap most are £30 +

    would 15kg last a longggggggggggggggggggggg time?
     
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    I have to buy 2 sacks a month but I have a 9 month old german shepherd eating it lol

    I used to get pets at home own brand but it was £30 but a 12kg sack :eek:
     
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    Science plan isn't bad, it is recommended by the majority of vets and our dogs are fed on it, all have glossy coats an are very healthy :) has good meat in it, along with may other things. It is cereal based things you have to watch out for.
    JWB, arden grange, burns etc are good foods too, you can feed soley on dry food, with bits of wet too.
     
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    LOL! i love german shepards :)

    how long would say a 3kg bag last a puppy (cocker spaniel)
     
  19. emilylp

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    is BETA good?
     
  20. james1

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    My spaniel was put on Science Plan and within 8 weeks his coat dried out terribly, lost its natural shine, his eyes greyed looking almost dead, he lost all energy not moving and sometimes having to be pulled to the car. We looked into the ingredients - It doesnt have any meat in it at all .... it has animal dirivatives, (which are 4th or 5th on the ingredients list) - which as the animal isnt listed could be from any number of them and as its not meat - it will be anything but. The cereals used are also not easily digested - mostly maizes and it uses a manufactured gum 10x more pwerfull than corn flour to help bind it all together to produce stools.
    Its really ........ very bad. And an extortionate price - I cant belive vets actually stock it.
    There are so many better foods that are 1/2 the price of this hotchpotch of a kibble
     
    #20 james1, Aug 4, 2009
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