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Old 02-15-2013, 05:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I feed Purina Pro Plan with Beef as the first ingredient, Edee gobbles it up. But The Jack Russell gets Purina One Weight control with Turkey as the first ingredient.
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:44 PM   #12 (permalink)
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We use Holistic Select brand dog kibble. Bogie is on the grain free version after having some skin issues. He now has a beautiful coat and the seborreah has totally cleared up. Spendy than some but we have been very pleased with the food. It has also helped his anal glands because of its fiber content.

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This Holistic Select Grain Free Adult & Puppy Health Salmon and Anchovy & Sardine Meal dry dog food is formulated with our unique Digestive Health Support System, including active probiotics, healthy fiber and digestive enzymes. When combined with our other high quality, natural ingredients, this recipe supports the absorption and utilization of vital nutrients throughout your dogs entire body. Your dog will look and feel healthy from the inside out.
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Old 02-18-2013, 11:13 PM   #13 (permalink)
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We feed Blue Buffalo Basics salmon variety. If you switch to a higher quality brand you will see a noticeable difference in coat and health. We also give natural supplements as needed and they get a few healthy treats throughout the day.

Also if a basset has a problem with ear infections, taking them off of beef and poultry may help prevent them. That is why we switched to salmon. Had major problems with ear infections so bad they required surgery, have not had a problem since going to the salmon diet.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:32 AM   #14 (permalink)
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We feed ours some kind of lamb meal kibble, because of food allergies, and whatever people food goodies that falls to the floor. Half wet/kibble in the morning.

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Old 02-22-2013, 01:28 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I don't believe in brand best food. You know that all the dogs are different natured and hence you must choose the food which they like to eat.
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:37 AM   #16 (permalink)
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It's hard to say what is the "best" as what's good for one dog is not so good for another. I like this site when I'm looking for information. Also, when I'm checking out new or different foods I'll Google the food name with "reviews" after it and see what others are saying about it.

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Old 02-22-2013, 07:01 PM   #17 (permalink)
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we chose to feed dixie Blue Buffalo
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Old 02-22-2013, 09:04 PM   #18 (permalink)
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We feed nutro ultra. I find it gives nice shine to coat and solid poopy lol
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Old 02-23-2013, 01:37 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Really depends on the dog. Since mine were puppies they were fed a small variety of real food. I have never been able to make the jump to all home cooked or raw (Sundays they have green tripe for breakfast and a raw turkey neck for supper). As far as kibble I don't like them if they have too much potato - very fattening and not a lot of nutritional values - huge movement towards thinking that it is better than grains. Grains and potatoes in moderation are fine.I like a kibble that has 3 to 5 animal proteins in the top of ingredients..
Unless you have a truly Working Dog all the carbs - especially starch (all this potato going on) ones go no where. Dogs do not need a lot of carbs
To add I wish I could get chicken feet - really good for them - raw...
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Old 02-23-2013, 03:13 PM   #20 (permalink)
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To add I wish I could get chicken feet - really good for them - raw...
Me too, if you find some please let us know .
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