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Old May 14th, 2012, 02:39 PM
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The Best Dry Kibble Out There???

The best kibble out there?? Please watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXI-W...=youtube_gdata

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Old May 14th, 2012, 06:48 PM
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Hi Greg, I like your video, and agree with you for the most part, but the spelling and grammar in the video are distracting!
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Old May 14th, 2012, 07:47 PM
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Several of the foods on you're list are made in the Diamond plants and have been part of several recalls over the last few yrs. I won't feed my boys anything that is mass produced. If you want a good food, you need to find one that has their own dedicated plant, such as Orijen and Acana. NV, Canidae, Taste of the Wild and several other "top" brands are made in the same plants as the recalled foods, and some are actually part of the recall itself.

http://www.askavetquestion.com/news/...and-cat-foods/

What foods are being recalled?

The following brands are involved in the recall:

* Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul
* Country Value
* Diamond
* Diamond Naturals
* Premium Edge
* Professional
* 4Health
* Taste of the Wild
* Kirkland Foods (see below)

http://poisonedpets.com/2012/05/05/r...-in-gaston-sc/

The Canidae products “potentially” affected are:

Canidae Dog, All Life Stages
Canidae Dog, Chicken Meal & Rice
Canidae Dog, Lamb Meal & Rice
Canidae Dog, Platinum


Just because a food is marketed as Holistic a/o grain-free doesn't make it a good product. Just do your research and you're sure to find something a bit safer, if you need to feed kibble. This is an excellent food and has never been a part of any recall. In fact, it's the only pet food to ever receive FDA approval as fit for humans, and it's made in a human food facility:

http://www.thehonestkitchen.com/
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Old May 15th, 2012, 07:28 AM
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Is it just me? All I can see are Myka and Rgeurt's replies. I can't see the OP.
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I can't see the OP either.

I agree with Rgeurts. Buying from companies that produce their own food is much safer. Also, if you pet can handle different brands, buying from different manufacturers to alternate your pet's feedings is another safe guard.
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Old May 15th, 2012, 09:36 AM
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Also, if you pet can handle different brands, buying from different manufacturers to alternate your pet's feedings is another safe guard.
That is actually great if they can handle it! If the food their on does have issues and ends up in a recall, at least you would be able to feed them one of the rotations and not upset anything. Unfortunately, we can't even give Nookie different treats wihtout going through a few bad tummy (and very stinky doggie!) days.
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LOL, his post *was* here last night! I'm thinking he may have deleted it, but it should say it was... so no clue! I think he probably checked the links, realized the majority of foods he was recommending in the video are actually on the current recall list, and maybe deleted it?
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There are several companies who have their own facilities. When I feed kibble (we have to supplement Nookie to hold his weight when he's having issues), I use Additction-Salmon Bleu. It's an Australian company and they have their own facility in the U.S. too. There is also Horizon out of SK and they make great food, but everything they make has egg in it, even their fish formula, so no good for our guy.
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