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Old 03-20-2007, 07:44 PM
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Default Anyone heard of Verus?

I went to the pet supply store today to see about getting a new food for Kovi. The girl recommended Verus and gave me a sample. I've never heard of it before, but it seems to be in line with the other high quality brands. The store also sells products like California Natural and Canidae (sp?) so they carry the better brands. I'm just not sure about this one, any feedback would be good. Here's the info I could find:

VeRUS Advanced Opticoat Diet
Feeding Guidelines (per day)
12 lbs & under ½ cup
13 - 25 lbs ½ - 1 ¼ cups
26 - 50 lbs 1 ¼ - 2 ¼ cups
51 - 75 lbs 2 ¼ - 3 ¼ cups
76 - 100 lbs 3 ¼ - 4 ¼ cups
Metabolizable Energy 1592 Kcal /lb = 398 per cup
Crude Protein (min) 22%
Crude Fat (min) 11%
Crude Fiber (max) 5%
Moisture (max) 10%
Available in 8 lb, 20 lb & 40 lb Bags
Menhaden Fish Meal, Potato, Ground Barley, Ground Oats, Dried Beet Pulp, Menhaden Fish Oil
(preserved with Mixed Tocopherals, Ascorbic Acid and Rosemary Extract), Flaxseed Oil, Dried Kelp,
Garlic, Salt, Parsley, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Choline Chloride, Flaxseed
Meal, Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Niacin, d-Calcium Pantothenate,
Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride,
Folic Acid, Sodium Selenite.
VéRUS Advanced Opticoat
Menhaden Fish Meal and Potato
Cold water fish, menhaden oil and flaxseed oil; all rich
In valuable EPA, DHA, and ALA Omega 3 fatty acids.
When metabolized by your dog they produce less
Inflammatory ecosonoids, reducing itching and other
discomforts of allergies.
No other pet food in the market today contains as high
a level of Omega 3 fatty acids. Clinical studies have
shown the benefit of Omega 3 fatty acids for a wide
range of health problems including: allergies and
autoimmune conditions, arthritis, inflammatory
diseases, dry hair and dull coat, yeast infections,
atopy, heart problems and cancers.
Advanced Opticoat is not just for dogs with allergies
or immune mediated disorders.
It works wonders on dogs with eye tearing stains!
All dogs love the hearty taste of fish,
potatoes, garlic, kelp and parsley.
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