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im a butcher so i feed my bc a lot of meat i bring home from the shop,

 

but when i cant bring home meat i try and feed my bc a mix of orijen and call of the wild with some tinned food. 

 

i've heard ppl swear on their lives by feeding their dogs raw. but im more a 50/50 person 50 percent kibble/50percent raw or tinned food

 

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I switched my dog from normal kibble to pressed kibble. She has a sensitive stomach and the switch has helped. 
In the evening she gets raw meat or an egg on top of her kibble. 

I would feed completely raw, but at the moment it is too expensive. 

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I feed 4Health currently. They have gotten raw before, premade raw, homemade food, grain free kibble, totw, Fromm, Victors, and I have currently settled with 4Health. 
- I hate how messy raw is, it doesn’t travel well, and the price is wayyy out of budget for me. I was always concern they weren’t getting all their nutritional needs with just raw and a LOT of people I know who feed raw also do supplements(Oils, vitamins, digestive enzymes, etc...).
- I loved homemade but it’s time consuming and doesn’t travel well.

I would like to feed victors again. I like that it was “made/sourced in America”

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I take advice from The Dog Food Advisor online and use the info and analysis found there to guide what dog food I buy. Currently I am feeding Wellness, but I have fed others as well, and like to switch each time I get a new bag, or every other time, so they have a little variety and in case one food is missing something I may get it in another. I don't feed grain free, and I read the labels carefully.

They get a topper on every breakfast, and sometimes on dinner. This is either canned dog food (limited ingredient type, mostly meat) when we are travelling or I forgot to thaw out the homemade. The home made topper is meat (currently venison) cooked with some vegetables and then put through the food processer and frozen in small containers. I have also used hard boiled egg, cottage cheese, raw meat, and other things for a topper.

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I prefer to feed mine orijen when money is tight I go taste of the wild 

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Our dogs get Diamond Naturals, which is well rated on Dog Food Advisor and almost the same thing as 4 Health (same manufacturer).  The kibble is always mixed with moderate amounts of healthy-for-dogs human food.  This gives a variety of taste and nutrients.

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First dog I've had in a while but now I have time for one!  I'm going with raw.  There are some local companies  here (Alberta) that sell pre packaged raw...eg 1lb tubes of ground meat containing 80% muscle meat, 10% bone and 10% organ. Lots of variety, either chicken, turkey, beef etc. There are some that include a  % of veggies too.  I may add whatever meat is on sale at the supermarket.  I am basically retired so I have time!

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I feed raw, for years I fed quality dry food and a couple of years ago I decided to give raw ago because we have a local supplier who makes their own "menus" that are really good quality. I gave it a month and now I think I would have canine mutiny if I switched back.

Before both my boys were picky eaters, often left food and I used to add interesting things to make their kibble more interesting. Now they gobble their food and demand dinner. 

My oldest has had no skin issues since we switched, before in winter he got dandruff

Picking up after them is much more pleasant

They always had nice coats but you could see the change.

They have nice clean teeth.

I have a system when we travel, I have an electric cooler in the car, and can keep up to 10 days food if we start out with the packs frozen. I had the supplier pre package the food into the correct serving sizes for longer trips. normally I split a 1kg bag between them using a scale. On the return I bought 500gr packs and so one got a little more and one a little less but a few days it was fine. For weekend competitions the cooler keeps the food cool enough to be safe.

 

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I feed NomNomNow. If you aren't familiar it is fresh food cooked and delivered straight to your door. It's human grade and smells great!  My dogs and cats (cat formula) do great on it and get so excited about mealtime! Do a search and check it out. 

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