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Old 03-17-2005, 03:05 PM
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I have an airtight container for his food. I originally started out with a small bag of Iams so I only have a little bit left so I have to start switching him pretty soon. I really didn't feed him the Science diet because they gave me regular puppy formula and not large breed. I usually don't buy really big bags but my husband INSISTED that I buy him the big bag of it. I will keeep that in mind if I have the food for more than three months I will dispose of it.
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Old 03-17-2005, 03:13 PM
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I wouldn't worry too much about the food lasting longer than three months. Your Pit mix is probably going to be eating enough of it to take care of that.
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Old 03-19-2005, 09:44 PM
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I doubt that I will have to worry about the food going to waste either. He seems to really like the canned food though, I have started giving him that already. He likes the Eagle Pack canned food better than the Iams that I was giving him, he's more eager to dive in and eat it. He can be a pig at time and his appetite is beginning to increase almost a whole cup from when we got him.
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Old 03-19-2005, 09:53 PM
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What's wrong with Iams? My vet recommend feeding our boxers Purina One Lamb & Rice so that's what they've ate for apx a year and they love it. They have a shiny coat and perfect check-ups at the dr, healthy white teeth and not too bad of breath either - I don't feed Iams but I was curious as to why your not supposed to... I had never heard that before. I did however try that new Iams savory sauce and it made them real sick - I just posted a question on it as a matter of fact.
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iams, like many other "popular" brands, is a product made from poor quality ingredients. if you want more details, click my signature image below and set some time aside for reading.
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Old 03-20-2005, 09:12 AM
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Mordy nailed it. Read this too: http://www.api4animals.org/79.htm
I will never feed a commercially prepared food to my dogs. It sounds like your kids may have good genetics on their side, 1sweet, but I've fought through enough tooth decay, cancer, endocrind disorders, and digestive issues to have had my fill of that awful stuff!
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Old 03-20-2005, 10:06 AM
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I decided that I had to switch foods after I went on the eagle pack website (eaglepack.com). I couldn't understand why I fed my dogs Iams when eagle pack was better for them. I wasn't really informed when I started feeding my pets though I figured it was good because the commercial told me. I guess I'll have to investigate stuff more next time I have to decide on something.
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Old 04-12-2005, 12:32 PM
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I used the tool on the innova site to compare
Canidae dry and Innova EVO dry:

http://www.naturapet.com/display.php?d=comp-wiz

What I did not understand was that the Innova DRY contained
turkey separate from turkey meal. Yet, the description they
provided of the turkey doesn't sound like it was, or could be, in
a *dry* form other than as 'turkey meal'.
Can someone help clear this up?
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Old 04-12-2005, 12:35 PM
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Mordy nailed it. Read this too: http://www.api4animals.org/79.htm
I will never feed a commercially prepared food to my dogs. It sounds like your kids may have good genetics on their side, 1sweet, but I've fought through enough tooth decay, cancer, endocrind disorders, and digestive issues to have had my fill of that awful stuff!

Not to mention the skin problems that seem to always catch up with them as they get older, even when they've seemed perfectly healthy their entire lives! I don't ever want another animal of mine to go through that if I can possibly avoid it!
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Old 04-20-2005, 12:34 AM
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My Mack's skin is SO much better now that I have switched to Eagle Pack! He had really bad dandruff when we got him and now it's gone. I don't know if the food or the brushing and everything but I definetely notice a difference in his skin and coat.
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