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Old January 14th, 2008, 11:28 PM
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Multi Menu dog food?

is any of this good for a dog to eat..

i did notice the top first 2 on the list are different then all the other ones reading the ingredients.. (no corn in the first ingredients)

http://www.multimenu.ca/EN/pro_dogs.html
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Old January 14th, 2008, 11:53 PM
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I don't know which one in particular you were referring to but, after taking a look at a few, they certainly wouldn't be something I'd feed my dogs. Take a look at this link Rainbow has provided in other threads:

http://www.dogfoodproject.com/index....badingredients

It'll give you an idea as to what to avoid in foods.
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Old January 15th, 2008, 12:07 AM
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i was looking at the the Holistic salmon and the Evolution fish.. they are the first two on the top row.. (the rest have yellow corn as second ingredient.. so she will not be having that)

i did look at the list of dog food ingredients and did notice brewers rice was on it.. but i think i have also seen it in just about every dog food ingredients i have looked at as well..
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Old January 15th, 2008, 12:29 AM
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There's also vitamin K3. Not recommended at all.

Are you looking for an affordable yet better quality food? Have you taken a look at the food forum here and the many suggestions provided? You'll find lots of ideas. If none of them suit you, or you are unable to find them in your area, post back and others will guide you in the right direction, I'm sure.
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Old January 15th, 2008, 12:56 AM
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actually i have what most people like to refer to as my horse i don't have horse shoes up my you know what. i have the whole horse. there is a draw for a years supply at my local radio station club site and i have won several of these draws in the last year. (and i mean several). and i figured i would ask about this brand of dog food before i entered in to it.. i was looking at the two i mentioned and they looked better then the Acana that she is on now.. but when it comes to choosing dog food it can be hard.. and i know Acana is not a bad one..
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Old January 15th, 2008, 01:01 AM
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Well, if you win, perhaps you can always donate it to a local rescue or shelter? I don't mean to say that they deserve a lesser quality food...some food is better than no food and I'm sure you're gesture would be gratefully appreciated.
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Old September 10th, 2010, 03:53 AM
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re:Multi Menu dog food?

100% Complete and balanced: 49er 26/14 is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient profiles for maintenance of the adult dog.

Guaranteed Analysis: Crude protein (min.) 26%, Crude Fat (min.) 14%, Crude Fiber (max.) 4.5%, Moisture (max.) 10%

Ingredients: Pork Meal, Ground yellow corn, ground brown rice, chicken by-product meal, dried beet pulp, chicken fat (preserved with natural mixed tocopherols), corn gluten meal, fish meal, brewers dried yeast, salt, potassium chloride, zinc sulfate, iron sulfate, zinc polysaccharide complex, vitamin e supplement, yucca schidigera extract, calcium carbonate, copper sulfate, opper polysaccharide complex, niacin supplement, calcium pantothenate, manganese polysaccharide complex, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite, riboflavin supplement, vitamin a supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, choline chloride, biotin, lecithin, rosemary extract, thiamine mononitrate, ethylene diamine dihydriodide, menadione nicotinamide bisulfite, pyridoxine hydrochloride, vitamin b12 supplement, folic acid.
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All forms of menadione are a synthetic version of Vitamin K known as Vitamin K3 and all of them are undesirable in pet food.
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Old December 15th, 2010, 09:15 AM
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100% Complete and balanced: 49er 26/14 is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient profiles for maintenance of the adult dog.

Guaranteed Analysis: Crude protein (min.) 26%, Crude Fat (min.) 14%, Crude Fiber (max.) 4.5%, Moisture (max.) 10%

Ingredients: Pork Meal, Ground yellow corn, ground brown rice, chicken by-product meal, dried beet pulp, chicken fat (preserved with natural mixed tocopherols), corn gluten meal, fish meal, brewers dried yeast, salt, potassium chloride, zinc sulfate, iron sulfate, zinc polysaccharide complex, vitamin e supplement, yucca schidigera extract, calcium carbonate, copper sulfate, opper polysaccharide complex, niacin supplement, calcium pantothenate, manganese polysaccharide complex, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite, riboflavin supplement, vitamin a supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, choline chloride, biotin, lecithin, rosemary extract, thiamine mononitrate, ethylene diamine dihydriodide, menadione nicotinamide bisulfite, pyridoxine hydrochloride, vitamin b12 supplement, folic acid.
This is not a Multi Menu recipe !!

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Old December 14th, 2010, 10:01 PM
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Multi menu

Multi Menu is an excellent choice for all pets and it's Canadian! Someone campared it to Orijen.... Orijen's first ingredient is deboned chicken, they make it sound so good but the chicken is filled with water, less protein, deboned can be misleading as to higher quality. What you want is chicken meal for your first ingredient. Sea salt found in 5% of pet food products and Orijen analyzed and it is used to cover up rancid meat and fat, can cause kidney and heart disease, hypertension -- used to encourage cats to drink, source of sodium chloride.

And you thought it was worth spending the extra money!

Also, the reason Multi Menu has so many different recipes with varying prices is because they're trying to meet everyones budget. So if you're buying the cheap stuff like Pedigree or Kibble and bits, Multi Menu has something way better for your pet!

Below is a copy/paste from another website. There's no way I'd buy Orijen! Multi Menu has a strict standard and is inspected by the AAFCO

Petfood recall prompted by cat deaths
24 November 2008
A gourmet imported petfood has been withdrawn from sale after an outbreak of chronic illness and death among Sydney cats.


Vets have put down at least five cats over the past week and treated more than a dozen others suffering from paralysis.

Dr Georgina Child said the only factor that linked all the cats was a specialist pet food called Orijen, which is imported through a Canadian company, Champion Petfoods.

"There is a highly suspicious link because this is an uncommon expensive food in this country at the moment, and not sold in supermarkets," Dr Child said.

"But all tests that have been done so far haven't given us an answer."

First symptoms included wobbliness or weakness in the animal's hind legs, which could then progress to the front limbs.

The condition did not appear to be infectious, Dr Child said, nor typical of a nutritional deficiency.

The marketing manager of Champion Petfoods, Peter Muhlenfeld, confirmed the cat deaths had been traced back to Orijen's dry cat food, and the problem appeared to be restricted to Australia.

He said samples sent back by the Australian distributor had a "strange odour".

The company is investigating whether irradiation upon entry into Australia was the source of the contamination.

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Old December 15th, 2010, 12:21 PM
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Multi Menu has a strict standard and is inspected by the AAFCO
AAFCO doesn't do inspections. They only come up with the so-called "standards" (which tend to be self-serving at best) that pet food manufacturers are required to follow as far as labeling and nutrition if they wish to get AAFCO certification. Personally, I don't see AAFCO certification as a selling point.

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Petfood recall prompted by cat deaths
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A gourmet imported petfood has been withdrawn from sale after an outbreak of chronic illness and death among Sydney cats.
This unfortunate situation was a result of Orijen being irradiated upon import to Australia, causing a change in the nutrients that negatively affected some cats. Not due to something wrong with the Orijen itself.
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Old December 19th, 2010, 08:20 PM
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AAFCO doesn't do inspections. They only come up with the so-called "standards" (which tend to be self-serving at best) that pet food manufacturers are required to follow as far as labeling and nutrition if they wish to get AAFCO certification. Personally, I don't see AAFCO certification as a selling point.



This unfortunate situation was a result of Orijen being irradiated upon import to Australia, causing a change in the nutrients that negatively affected some cats. Not due to something wrong with the Orijen itself.
Sorry, I meant to say HACCP and not AAFCO
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Old December 28th, 2010, 11:36 AM
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DESPERATELY need advise!

Hi, I am new on this forum and I was reading about all the discussions about MULTI MENU.... As I said in my introduction, I have a 1 1/2 year old female ladrador. I have had her for a little more than 10 months and since I have been giving her Multi Menu. First I started with the Evolution + additionnal tabs of glucosamine since she has a hip dysplasia.At the very beginning everything was going great! But after a while, she started shredding so bad!!!! I immediately called my Multi Menu rep for advise. He then told me she might have an allergic reaction. I then stopped giving her the glucosamine suppliments and changed her food to lamb and rice. Since I had no clue to which one she was reacting to, I choose to change both. She has been on Lamb and Rice formula for now 4-5 months with no problems. NOW..... for the past month or so she started shredding all over again and ALOT!!! I have to brush her at least twice a day , and I am still picking up a dog of hair in the house :-( Now my question to u all, should I go with a totally different brand and which one do you suggest? NEED ADVISE!!


Thanks so much!
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Old December 29th, 2010, 10:46 PM
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PLS Any Suggestions or advise!!!

After talking to my vet yesterday, she told me Moka might be shredding so much because it might be too dry in the house with all the heating.... She suggested I give her suppliments of Omega 3 before changing her dog food...

Any advise??!!

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Old July 29th, 2011, 05:19 PM
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Multi Menu dog food

I am looking for a Multi-Menu distributer in Edmonton, Alberta...preferably someone in the west end. This is the only dry food my dog will eat and we're out but my distributer has left the business. Anyone on this forum a distributor?
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Have you tried contacting the company directly for a list of the closest distributers?
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ummmm

I have done a ton of research on multimenu because i sell it. My pets love it and the only thing I have EVER heard wrong with it is the fact that it has Yellow Corn Meal in it. How many pet food companies have the same standards as human food? any other brand only goes by ACCP Standards which is really just a guideline. Someone has actually made a pet food to the standards of ACCP and added used motor oil and an old boot in it and still passed... say that there is something wrong with it all you want but the question is do you eat corn????? because I love it!
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