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What's in Your Pet's Food Dish?

What's in Your Pet's Food Dish?

Yum! It's time for one of the high points in your pet's day... mealtime! But, there are so many options, so many labels to read, and what does it all mean? Most people choose their pet's food very carefully and only switch diets gradually, to add supplements, or if health problems develop. I know it's not an easy decision to make, but I wanna hear about it from you!


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designergirl designergirl 9 years
I think I have the only cat that hates wet food. However, the cat loves scraps, so I'll give her a little chicken or a small piece of cheese as a treat.
ericag4514 ericag4514 9 years
Nutro dry, everytime
Schaianne Schaianne 9 years
Beneful Harvest Blend
EllaBella EllaBella 9 years
My cats eat the wet food only when it's new and fresh. If they don't eat it up they won't eat it the rest later... so I give them only dry food cause it can stay in their dish all day.
EastVillageAmy EastVillageAmy 9 years
I used to feed my pooch natural balance, but after speaking with the Holistic vet about my dog's recurring skin issues he said to take him off of that and make him homeade food or buy I can't remember what brands of food because it could be a wheat allergy. So now I make him brown rice, peas, carrots, sometimes sweet potatoes, and I buy the organic 100% Turkey or Chicken in the cans to mix in with it. Also throw in a few spoons of missing link. My dog loves it and his coat looks great.
kkbutler kkbutler 9 years
the pup eats all organic Newman's Own dry food
mellie_608 mellie_608 9 years
Ocean Blue, not Ocean Blus!
mellie_608 mellie_608 9 years
My Rocco gets Timberwolf, Ocean Blus is his favorite. I hear Timberwolf is coming out with more Wet food varieties, which I may try as a special treat. I also hear they are coming out with a treat (seafood) as well. I did buy some raw food to try out, I just haven't got around to defrosting it!
chancleta chancleta 9 years
MandyJoBo= that's kind of a broad statement some animals have very sensitive stomachs and don't fair well on wet food and as much as I would love to put my dog on an organic diet I can't afford organic food for my self - let alone my dog.
lintacious lintacious 9 years
natural balance is good too. i give them wet in the morning and dry throughout the day. vet's... know what they're doing but they also have other interests. they recommend Science Diet because they GET PAID TO, not because it is good for your cat. Because the dry food is not.
PrincessTracy PrincessTracy 9 years
Natural Balance....we used to mix both wet and dry, but my little Maltese's teeth went bad, so right now we're on just dry....recent change...
sillyfilly sillyfilly 9 years
Mandy Jo - most veterinary schools require nutrition courses for entrance. So, not entirely true!
sharpai_luv sharpai_luv 9 years
mixture of dry and wet food just to reduce the monotony of their diet
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 9 years
It's so sad to see how many people have their pets on a dry food diet. I'm puzzled by the people who said their vets recommended it; Vets aren't nutritionists and don't take nutrition courses in their education. They are only taught about nutrition from the sales people that sell them the food they stock in their offices. My cats used to be on a raw food diet, but we had to make a four-hour round trip each week to get organic meat. I haven't gotten around to checking the city I live in now. They eat Innova EVO (the best) dry food in-between meals, and I feed them half a small can of Natural Balance each, 4x a day. I'm trying to find a better canned food that they will eat, but it's not going so well. They've tried Wellness, Merrick Gourmet, Innova, Newman's Own, and a few brands of packaged raw food diets. They are so picky!!
lintacious lintacious 9 years
i loooooove Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul. I know its a weird name but its absolutely the best dry cat food I have found for my cat. I am so picky about this - my cat eats better than I do. :)
We got into the routine of spoiling our dogs with a little dry mixed with a little wet, and and egg yolk. However, Abby started getting sick everyday and we couldn't figure it out. Yea, that was right before all of the recalls, so we went back to dry only. Poor thing is lucky she's fat and didn't have kidney failure.
Tari007 Tari007 9 years
2/3 dry food=Solid Gold and Holistic Food by Castor and Pollux. 1/3 wet food=Holistic Chicken&Rice food by Eagle Pack. I only give my babies the most natural food I can find. On weekends sometimes I'll cook for them and they go bananas! :dog:
Dawnie86 Dawnie86 9 years
In the mornings dry. Evenings hes becoming meat. Homemade on the weekends and out a tin. He don't like it when he becomes to often the homemade things, so he becomes his tins in the weekdays. Its easier for me to.
chatnoir chatnoir 9 years
I wish I could feed my animals a raw/live food diet. I am trying to feed my family raw/live and it's about all I can do to keep that going. I'm still new at it.
purrtykitty purrtykitty 9 years
domino and chewy get hill's indoor hairball formula. for some reason my little one loves the big kibbles. when i bought the wrong kind (and dumped the bag in the food container with what was remaining of the previous bag), he ate around the small kibbles, picking out the larger ones. silly cat! they also love greenies, so they each get a small pile about once a week.
ALSW ALSW 9 years
My kittens get dry food in their bowl all day, so they can eat it whenever they want. And, in addition, I feed them two packets of wet food a day, which they freaking snarfle down. They really love that stuff!
blondewithbangs blondewithbangs 9 years
She gets the natural balance log. She LOVES it! She munched on dry food sometimes and i give her plain rice a few times a week(she has digestion issues sometimes).
missylove missylove 9 years
my dogs get premium dry food and I mix in some special longevity formula (according to their different weights) along with a little water to make sort of a gravy . . . they also take herbal supplements :)
hottpink hottpink 9 years
One of my kitties is on Purina Diet Formula...she needs to lose a little weight! My other 2 kitties are on Purina Urinary Tract Health, they are prone to UTI's.
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 9 years
Dry nuts. But sometimes Holly will get some leftovers too if we've had roast for dinner.
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