Yesterday I posted some dry dog foods I think are good quality and good price per pound for what you get. Today I am going to post some of the brands I did not include, many you can buy in your grocery store. If you are on a limited budget at least weigh the pros and cons and if one product costs 2.00 more but has a better source of meat then buy that.
Remember to look at the first 4 ingredients because that is what you are really paying for. If the 3rd ingredient is corn be leery about your dog having allergies now or down the road. I hope by reading ingredients you will become familiar with what you need to see and be able to make a good consumer choice that benefits you wallet and your pet.
Please compare some of these products with yesterdays and you will see that many of the well known brands are expensive compared to what I gave you yesterday. So here we go again!
EVOLVE lamb and rice maintenance formula – 28lb bag 43.99
Lamb, Ground Rice, Rice Flour, Chicken Meal, Dried Egg Product, Poultry Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), Ground Oats, Rice Bran, Natural Flavor, Brewer’s Yeast, Dried Beet Pulp, Fish Meal, Potassium Chloride, Dried Peas, Salt, Powdered Cellulose, Sorbic Acid (to maintain freshness), Choline Chloride, Flax Seed Meal, Canola Oil, Dried Cheese Product, Dried Carrots, Dried Celery, Parsley, Spinach, Dried Kelp
Evolve maintenance formula chicken dry food-30b bag 42.99
Chicken, Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Rice Flour, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Dried Beet Pulp, Rice Bran, Oatmeal, Natural Flavors, Flaxseed, Dried Egg Product, Fish Meal, Brewers Dried Yeast, Salt, Canola Oil, Potassium Chloride, Dried Cheese Product, Dried Skim Milk, Garlic Powder, Yucca Schidegera, Dried Kelp, Peas, Carrots, Celery, Beets, Parsley, Lettuce, Spinach
IAMS proactive health adult mini chunks dry dog food-30b bag 32.99
Chicken, Corn Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Chicken By-Product Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Potassium Chloride, Dried Egg Product, Brewers Dried Yeast, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Caramel, Flax Meal, Choline Chloride, Fructooligosaccharides, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (source of vitamin B2), Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), L-Lysine Monohydrochloride, DL-Methionine, Rosemary Extract
Canidae life stages chicken meal and rice formula-30b bag 38.47
Chicken meal, brown rice, white rice, rice bran, cracked pearled barley, peas, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), millet, tomato pomace, natural flavor, flaxseed meal, potassium chloride, choline chloride, suncured alfalfa meal, inulin (from chicory root), lecithin, sage extract, cranberries, beta-carotene, rosemary extract, sunflower oil, yucca schidigera extract, dried enterococcus faecium fermentation product, dried lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried lactobacillus casei fermentation product, dried lactobacillus plantarum fermentation product, dried trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, vitamins
Purina beyond simply 9 white meat chicken and whole barley recipe-24b bag 36.00-remember what i said about wheat -look and see if you find 2 other things.
Chicken, Brewers Rice, Whole Barley, Canola Meal, Chicken Meal (Natural Source of Glucosamine), Beef Fat Preserved with Mixed-Tocopherols, Natural Liver Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dried Carrots, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Niacin, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Biotin, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K Activity), Sodium Selenite
Eukanuba breed specific dachshund adult dry-12b bag 26.00
Chicken, Chicken By-Product Meal (Natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine), Corn Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Ground Whole Grain Barley, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Flavor, Brewers Rice, Fish Meal, Dried Egg Product, Potassium Chloride, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Salt, Flax Meal, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Fructooligosaccharides, Minerals
Royal Canin mini adult formula-14b bag 36.00
Chicken meal, brewers rice, brown rice, corn, corn gluten meal, chicken fat, natural flavors, wheat gluten, dried beet pulp, vegetable oil, brewers dried yeast, fish oil, potassium chloride, calcium carbonate, salt, fructooligosaccharides, sodium tripolyphosphate, DL-methionine, choline chloride, L-lysine, magnesium oxide, vitamins
Natures recipe senior lamb meal and rice recipe-30lb bag 40.00
Lamb Meal, Ground Rice, Pearled Barley, Oatmeal, Beet Pulp, Potato Fiber, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Lamb Digest, Potassium Chloride, Tomato Pomace, Flax Seed, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Inositol, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Beta-Carotene, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Iron Proteinate,
Royal Canin mini puppy dry dog food-13lb bag 30.87- i would not feed my puppy this ever!
Chicken meal, brewers rice, chicken fat, corn, corn gluten meal, wheat gluten, dried beet pulp, natural flavors, sodium silico aluminate, vegetable oil, fish oil, calcium carbonate, fructooligosaccharides, potassium phosphate, salt, potassium chloride, L-lysine, hydrolyzed yeast, sodium tripolyphosphate, choline chloride, DL-methionine, taurine, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C)
Hiils Science diet mature adult small & toy breed-15.5b bag 28.00
Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Wheat, Brewers Rice, Whole Grain Sorghum, Soybean Mill Run, Pork Fat, Soybean Meal, Flaxseed, Soybean Oil, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Dried Carrots, Dried Spinach, Dried Grape Pomace, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Citrus Pulp, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Oat Fiber, Lipoic Acid,
IAMS premium protection adult dry-24.5b bag 27.00-nothing premium about this
Chicken By-Product Meal (Natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine), Corn Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Ground Whole Grain Barley, Fish Meal (source of fish oil), Chicken, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Chicken Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Potassium Chloride, Brewers Dried Yeast, Salt, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Fructooligosaccharides, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Calcium Carbonate, Flax Meal, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), Vitamin E Supplement, Dried Chicken Cartilage
Rachel Ray Nutrish chicken and veggies-28b bag 42.00
Chicken, Chicken Meal, Ground Rice, Soybean Meal, Whole Grain Corn, Poultry Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Brown Rice, Natural Chicken Flavor, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Dicalcium Phosphate, Dehydrated Alfalfa, Corn Gluten Meal, Dried Peas, Dried Carrots, Olive Oil, Iron Oxide (color), Zinc Sulfate, Choline Chloride
Alpo -I won’t waste your time!
For many people they will say, “but my veterinarian sells it at their office!” I tell them vets are not educated on diets for the most part and most have never read the labels on these foods. The labels that say approved by the national veterinary association and blah blah I would not pay attention to completely because the standards have not been improved. The entire industry needs a overhaul. Again just use good judgment as you should be with your own diet.
Always with you!