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Forum: Dog food forum May 2nd, 2008, 08:36 AM
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Posted By mika140
Both my dogs get canned EVO 95% beef or venison...

Both my dogs get canned EVO 95% beef or venison as a supplement to their kibble. They love it and are both in great shape. It's one of only a couple canned foods that I feel good about feeding them...
Forum: Dog food forum April 23rd, 2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,767
Posted By mika140
You might also consider the California Natural...

You might also consider the California Natural Lamb & Rice Puppy formula. For a dog that doesn't have weight issues, it's close to their regular formula, but has higher protein than other lamb...
Forum: Dog food forum April 9th, 2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By mika140
Hopefully the "packs available everywhere" are...

Hopefully the "packs available everywhere" are grocery store brands that you're referring to, such as Ol Roy, etc.

Because there are very good commercial pet foods out there if you look beyond the...
Forum: Dog food forum March 25th, 2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By mika140
I think it also has something to do with the fat...

I think it also has something to do with the fat percentage. If you compare it to others, the fat in EVO is higher in general. Some dogs adjust with no problem and do fine on it; others like mine...
Forum: Dog food forum March 23rd, 2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By mika140
My 10 yr old GSD (58 lbs) gets 2 cups a day of...

My 10 yr old GSD (58 lbs) gets 2 cups a day of regular adult Orijen. She's doing great on it and probably gets no more exercise than yours seems to.

My younger GSD (73 lbs) is very active and...
Forum: Cat food forum March 14th, 2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By mika140
Thanks for the input! I had no idea that cats...

Thanks for the input! I had no idea that cats were sensitive to beef.....better to know late than never I guess. Thanks again :D
Forum: Cat food forum March 12th, 2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By mika140
Cat vomits after eating EVO canned dog food

Over the last six months or so, I've noticed on several occasions that after getting a bite or two of EVO 95% beef canned dog food, our cat has vomited. The first time it happened, it didn't occur to...
Forum: Dog food forum March 9th, 2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,811
Posted By mika140
Is your dog extra sensitive to different kibbles,...

Is your dog extra sensitive to different kibbles, or just to special treats? Because if it's just the marrow bones and special holiday treats, I wouldn't necessarily worry about it being a sensitive...
Forum: Dog food forum March 9th, 2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,325
Posted By mika140
I'd go with the idea of getting a small sample...

I'd go with the idea of getting a small sample bag of each and seeing what your dog likes best. From the input I've heard about both foods, they would be pretty equal to me. I would have preferred...
Forum: Dog food forum March 5th, 2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,811
Posted By mika140
The best food by far that I've gotten input about...

The best food by far that I've gotten input about for weight loss is CORE reduced fat. It still has a good protein amount and good meat in it, and it's grain free. EVO also has a reduced fat, but the...
Forum: Dog food forum February 29th, 2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,251
Posted By mika140
How long have you been feeding the Orijen Puppy?...

How long have you been feeding the Orijen Puppy? From what I've read, bone growth issues have more to do with mineral content (ash, etc), and not as much with protein amount. You could always check...
Forum: Dog food forum February 27th, 2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,205
Posted By mika140
I've been feeding Orijen and my dogs are doing...

I've been feeding Orijen and my dogs are doing fantastic on it. I'd be curious what their facts are about the ingredients. Not to get into a debate, but for my own info. If there's truth to it, I'd...
Forum: Dog food forum February 27th, 2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,720
Posted By mika140
I have two GSD's, very high energy, and the breed...

I have two GSD's, very high energy, and the breed is also known for digestive issues. My younger GSD is a working dog, so high high energy and long hours sometimes. And he fits the breed issue of...
Forum: Dog food forum February 17th, 2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,529
Posted By mika140
I'd second that! And it would be my concern about...

I'd second that! And it would be my concern about Canidae if your dog is allergic/intolerant to soy. I believe that is what my younger dog has a problem with and in my quest to find a stable diet for...
Forum: Dog food forum February 17th, 2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By mika140
Nice looking dog :thumbs up Funny you...

Nice looking dog :thumbs up



Funny you mention this, cause my GSD boy has started blowing his undercoat. My older GSD is an inside dog, so I've never really dealt with that and I've been very...
Forum: Dog food forum February 16th, 2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By mika140
I think trying a grain-free kibble is a great...

I think trying a grain-free kibble is a great idea.

I have a GSD, and they tend to be known for digestion issues. I went through Nutro, Science Diet (2 kinds), Canidae, and Purina Pro Plan. Soft...
Forum: Dog food forum February 12th, 2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,251
Posted By mika140
Isn't that the way it goes :wall: I find that...

Isn't that the way it goes :wall: I find that EVERY time I post something about great poop or tell someone just how wonderful my youngest has been doing stool-wise, the poop patrol comes along and...
Forum: Dog food forum February 11th, 2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,251
Posted By mika140
My 10 yr old's teeth aren't perfect, but the vet...

My 10 yr old's teeth aren't perfect, but the vet knows the condition of them and wasn't concerned about that. He's looking at it as two separate issues. We're still going to do a dental consult with...
Forum: Dog food forum February 11th, 2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,251
Posted By mika140
I'm not too up on puppy formulas (as I have yet...

I'm not too up on puppy formulas (as I have yet to own a puppy...but someday)....but I do know that Eagle Pack Holistic has a Large and Giant Breed Puppy formula, and Innova has a large breed puppy...
Forum: Photo challenges on Pets.ca February 8th, 2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 15,507
Posted By mika140
Wow - what cute pics :cloud9: And Marko, I'm...

Wow - what cute pics :cloud9:

And Marko, I'm sure your friend must love having that pic....ones that good can be a rare find....definitely a framer :thumbs up

This is about as close as I could...
Forum: Dog food forum February 2nd, 2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,001
Posted By mika140
My favorite high protein low fat kibble is CORE...

My favorite high protein low fat kibble is CORE reduced fat, made by Wellness. It's a good company and I like that the protein is high, but not through the roof. That's the only thing that makes me...
Forum: Dog food forum January 29th, 2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By mika140
Exactly what I was gonna say! Both are great...

Exactly what I was gonna say! Both are great options. I'd find a store that has samples and see what your dog likes best.
Forum: Dog food forum January 26th, 2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By mika140
I agree with picking on those little ingredient...

I agree with picking on those little ingredient issues......but was also looking at what it's being compared to - Authority. Authority's Harvest Baked line looks ok (although might be a little grain...
Forum: Dog food forum January 24th, 2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By mika140
I haven't personally tried it, but know others...

I haven't personally tried it, but know others who have and who really like it with good results. The ingredients look good....worth a try if it passes the taste test :thumbs up
Forum: Dog food forum January 23rd, 2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By mika140
Welcome to the forum :) I looked up the Iams...

Welcome to the forum :)

I looked up the Iams Healthy Naturals because I was surprised it didn't included egg.....but it does show "dried egg product" as an ingredient. Just making sure you're...
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