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Old October 19th, 2009, 04:53 PM
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Decent food, reasonable price.

I was lecturing my mother today about what she feeds her cats and dog and I was telling her what all the bad ingredients are. So I wen't to my dog food bag to give her a reference of what is good, turns out I couldn't give her a reference. A year ago I thought nutram was a pretty decent food for the price, I was almost positive it didn't have any corn in it. So maybe they changed the ingredients or I couldn't read a year ago

I'm wondering what are some good foods that are not TOO expensive. I know what most of the good foods are like eagle pack, wellness, orijen (which i've only ever seen once in a store and the price was outrageous).

I currently feed my cats soup for the cat lovers soul, or somthing along those lines and it's a pretty good food and isn't to crazily priced. Is the soup for the soul dog food good? Is there any other good foods around $65 for a big bag? The two good stores I have around me are pet valu and global pet foods.

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Old October 19th, 2009, 06:00 PM
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check this site for ratings http://www.dogfoodanalysis.com/ then compare prices on at your local stores, prices very some between retailers. Orijen seems to be a current popular choice and is one of the top rated.
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Old October 19th, 2009, 06:03 PM
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Feeding a quality food may result in her dogs needing less food daily so it may work out in the end .

Buying Wellness, grain free in the large cans can be a real saver for cat food.

Of course the cheapest is making your own raw but not sure if she would consider that.
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Old October 19th, 2009, 06:31 PM
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RAW IS CHEAPER? I've ALWAYS wanted to go on raw but thought it would be extremely expensive.
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Old October 19th, 2009, 06:50 PM
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RAW IS CHEAPER? I've ALWAYS wanted to go on raw but thought it would be extremely expensive.
I think it comes down to availability in bulk and your ability to handle bulk quantities (enough freezer space) ?
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Old October 19th, 2009, 06:52 PM
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I've got a huge freezer so I can store a lot.
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Old October 19th, 2009, 06:52 PM
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I think RAW is cheaper. After buying a $74.00 bag of kibble today- RAW is cheaper
I don't buy anything over 2/lb and most meat I get at far less than that. I buy turkey necks and backs for less than 1/lb and I just bought whole chickens at that same price for my guys.
RAW is time consuming, but if you enjoy shopping, or are ready to do the footwork I think it can be far less expensive (and really good for your puppy!)
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