Purina Dog Chow is one of the best-known dog food brands
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has anyone seen their new purina dog chow “naturals”? Its almost exactly the same ingredients as the regular dog chow just without dye and they are probably pricing it at least 50c more a pound.
Actually, purina is owned by Nestle. They have done AAFCO actual studies at their huge kennel. Very few other dog foods do their own feeding trials. Most just say they “meet” AAFCO requirements. Thus, while I do not feed Dog Chow, I find it interesting that they actually do lifetime feeding trials including pregnant, nursing, etc Dogs. Same with Puppy Chow for puppies. So someone tell me what is wrong to feed your dog their products which are better tested than 90% of the other dog food products? BTW, I feed Natural Balance Synergy, not Purina.
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Purina One SmartBlend Dog Food | Review | Rating | Recalls
Was recommended to put my new puppy on puppy chow large breed by my vet. After ruling out several bacterial infections with antibiotics, vet and I reviewed the "new" ingredients list. Turns out the food has almost no meat in it now, is loaded up with tripe and corn, and has a ton of red dye in it. We both were also horrified to find they use garlic oil in it, as all parts of the onion family are toxic to dogs. Some dogs can tolerate small amounts of garlic, many breeds develop very bad reactions that can be life threatening. The fact that a dog food would contain it at all is mortifying considering they recommend so much more kibble to be fed than higher quality brands. My pup now has IBD from the intestinal damage done from this food after 7 weeks of testing. He now routinely has to take medications or has internal bleeding and diarrhea. Thanks Purina for almost killing my puppy and making the rest of his life miserable.In attempting to buy the Purina Dog Chow in the green bag the shelves are full of chicken flavor. 5 different stores in my area. Is Purina dictating what we buy now due to not stocking the shelves? I have used this dog food for over 40 years and with only one other complaint when bag had massive clumps in it. Purina responded within days.I have been using Purina Dog Chow, Puppy Chow, Dry Food for well over 15 years with no problems... all of my dogs have been healthy and happy. I have recently upgraded to Purina One (locally available easily) and hate to see the bad reviews! I don't know that I would change their diet unless it was medically necessary- my dogs have always had good weight and remained active. On another note my AGING cat will not touch any other food except Purina Cat Chow. Tried to sub generic in a emergency one time and his stubborn old self wouldn't touch it. Regular or indoor formula, don't matter... picky picky he only eats his brand. Stop with all the complaints and give some praise for once.I used Purina Dog Chow for years when I had two collies. Both of them lived to be 14 years old. I highly recommend this dog food as it is the only dog food my dogs ate all those years. I have a cat now who only eats Purina One Cat Food. It is great food from a great company.