I hope you got over the mental hurdle and the switch is going well! [Discussion] – General questions/topics seeking information; the default tag if no others fit, [Link] – Generic tag for links; include a description of the contents and potential discussion points. Thank you! $13.98 - $45.58 PPC Member (4.8) SALE. [–]UrgulliblDVM 24 points25 points26 points 1 year ago (1 child). ": For best results, include clear photos of the dog standing from the front and from the side. It took 12 years to do her in but I'm sure the pro-plan was the cause. My husband and I walked into Petsmart for the first time in a long time (usually we get pet food from a local pet boutique store). Thanks again! But the anti-kibble raw-meat-forever people are so horrified when I tell them this. ": Include the responses to these questions if you want to know what breed is right for you. I realize corn isn’t terrible for your dog, even though corn gluten sounds disgusting to me. Nutritionally complete formula for adults who can only digest liquids or are tube fed has been around for a while in a huge range of nutritional profiles, calorie densities, flavors, etc. With this up-to-date nutritional information and guide, we hope that every owner can make the right decision when choosing the best nutritional products for their furry friends. When I made homemade food for my dog, I used whole grains like barley or brown rice for fiber and calories. It's crazy how easy it is to get sucked in and you deserve congrats for making it out! I have been on this long, emotional journey, and I completely sympathize. I know even the reputable companies got some products on the grain free, high protein bandwagon ... and it's hard to find exactly what I would like ... a tested product without high protein and without peas or potatoes and without animal byproducts and with corn not one of the top ingredients. To properly compare Purina Pro Plan and Blue Buffalo, we'll use up-to-date nutritional and price information.. Ah well, either way, if it helps people have better nutrition it's great. Posts are automatically locked. Bright mind aims to nourish and promote your dog’s cognitive health. He’s always been right even when I questioned him. [–]awashpanache 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (2 children). Also they had chicken and rice savor, so wondering would it be OK to just switch to the savor for the time being, buying maybe a small bag just to get by until places get the focus back in? Formula for medical feeding probably is thought of by most people as being targeted toward certain disease or something. [–]pizzadaughterWinnie OES CGCA TKI | A Very Sweet Yorkie 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Reps from these food companies would come in and talk to all of us about their foods and what made them so good and why we should recommend them to customers. To support their digestive health, try our select line of dry dog food with probiotics. That means you're feeding food based on the research done by Purina, Hill's, Royal Canin, or Eukanuba. [–]jg429Feeney: Black Lab 4 points5 points6 points 1 year ago (0 children). The Purina Pro Plan Puppy product line includes the 8 dry dog foods listed below.. Each recipe includes its AAFCO nutrient profile when available… Growth (puppy), Maintenance (adult), All Life Stages, Supplemental or Unspecified.. Use the links below to check prices at an online retailer. Have you looked into LongeviTea? We went to a store that said it had it in stock only to get there and they couldn't find any. Puppy Chicken and Rice - Dry Dog Food - FOCUS - Purina® Pro Plan® [–]golden_retrieversNed: Golden Retriever 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). So if someone doesn't need it, and also doesn't need to lose weight, then they figure those liquid diets and Ensure/SlimFast aren't suitable for them. There's a number of unflavored formulas for tube feeding because taste isn't thought to be a requirement. Thanks! It's harder and harder to find food without chickpeas or peas. My first full-time job out of college was working in a locally-owned pet store that carried all of those wild BEG foods (some were easily $100+ per bag). The sensitive stomach options are also really good for their coat. Same two brands from Purina: Purina One and Purina ProPlan, but this time cat food. [–]UrgulliblDVM 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago (0 children), [–]TheMereWolfPoppy: Village dog 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). You’re fantastic. The strongest promotion is coming on the way! Be constructive. [–]440_Hz 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago (3 children). When in doubt, go to the vet. My dog has been totally fine. Shredded is under their "SAVOR" line. Go ahead, call the cops. I definitely prefer the mildly flavored formula to unflavored. But then I remind myself I eat nothing but shit and made it to 24, so surely Purina will keep them going. I would recommend trying the Focus Large Breed puppy food. Purina Pro Plan Focus Puppy Chicken & Rice Formula Dog Food. Pictures are only allowed in approved, themed picture threads (such as Photo Friday). Learn how both organizations are working together to ensure food for people, and high-quality ingredients for pets, are available now and for future generations. Who knows? Why is my dog even grain free? There are four different types of Purina Pro Plan, including Savor, Sport, Focus and Select. [–]440_Hz 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago* (0 children). The two Pro Plan sensitive skin and stomach formulas don't have corn. I like good food, but I don't need that every single day. [–]stormeegedon 8 points9 points10 points 1 year ago (0 children). A pet owner purchasing Pro Plan would spend $131.84 more per year for almost the exact same dog food. Purina was created in 2001 by combining two companies: Ralston Purina and Friskies Petcare. FOCUS has the puppy, large breed, and that kind of food in it. All of those grain free foods are often packed with pea protein, which is not showing to be problematic for dogs. and "What breeds are right for me? But you know what? Thanks! Actually, in the process, my vet and I found that corn actually DOES lead to some urinary tract issues for my dog, and then Pro Plan discontinued the corn-free food that she did great on after much trial and error. To properly compare Bil Jac and Purina Pro Plan, we'll use up-to-date nutritional and price information.. If you make a purchase through these links, we may earn a referral fee. Start typing, then use the up and down arrows to select an option from the list She's super itchy, her coat's dull, she smells and her breath stinks all the time, none of which have ever been problems before so … I know Purina isn’t poison and feeding him ProPlan isn’t going to murder him. Purina Pro Plan Savor Adult Dog Food at PetSmart. Clearly people love their dogs enough to let go of long withstanding beliefs when faced with evidence that they could harm their dogs. They aren’t secretly getting paid for recommending good food. Get out of here. So much this! And he eats enthusiastically, which was not always the case with the various grain free foods we tried (and there were several...he either wouldn't eat it, or it would upset his stomach!). Designed for the specific nutritional needs of kittens, Purina Pro Plan SAVOR Shredded Blend Kitten Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Kitten Food has DHA to support brain and vision development. Clearly they were wrong. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 30774 on r2-app-0014df608c8451c7d at 2020-12-28 23:26:37.853679+00:00 running 6abf2be country code: CZ. Liquid complete nutrition is literally as old as the first mammalian mother. SPORT has Performance with 3 varieties of Protein/Fat. Super easy transition over about 1.5 weeks. I couldn’t make the change. [–]awashpanache 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Also there is a newish company making nutritionally complete ramen called ViteRamen. The only reason I switched away is because my dog isn't a big chicken fan and they didn't offer a large breed lamb version. You do not own it. I am very fortunate to have a best friend who is a vet as well as a vet that I trust completely, so I've never fallen for some of the conspiracies, but some of the stuff out there is pretty wild! Go figure. I just switched my dog to Pro Plan a couple of weeks ago and he is farting a ton and has soft stool... :( He is a six month old puppy, and I don’t think they make a puppy version of the sensitive skin and stomach one. It is now that he’s on Purina? Rendered by PID 30774 on r2-app-0014df608c8451c7d at 2020-12-28 23:26:37.853679+00:00 running 6abf2be country code: CZ. (self.dogs), submitted 1 year ago * by ASongofFuckandFucker. Anyways they've been on Purina pro plan focus chicken and rice there whole lives as it's what they like. TLDR: Dogs current food is OOS everywhere so Wondering would it be OK to just switch to the PPP Savor from Focus for the time being, buying maybe a small bag just to get by until places get the focus back in? Health and behavior questions: It may be helpful to include this information if you're posting a health or behavior question about your dog(s), but is not required. Aim to educate. Purina Pro Plan vs. Blue Buffalo. It’s tested. A total list of related subreddits may be found here, including breed subreddits, dog picture subreddits, and other animal subreddits. ", [–]ASongofFuckandFucker[S] 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago (2 children). Lol my mom swears by that stuff, and that subreddit is the best thing I’ve seen. One line (pro plan savory meals) in the pro plan umbrella had one recall in 2016 and that's it. Purina Pro Plan uses real meat, fish, or poultry to increase your dog’s bioavailability, which refers to the way in which your dog absorbs nutrition. All [RIP] posts must be approved by the moderators before they will appear in /r/dogs. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Purina is an amazing brand of food. Google "affordable vet care" or "low cost vet care" in your area. [–]Albino_EchidnaPete: Chesapeake Bay Retriever 10 points11 points12 points 1 year ago (0 children). I know about the DCM link. Like an assortment of seeds and nuts and limit the dried fruit. [–]heiferly 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children). Advice on this forum is absolutely not a substitute for professional advice from a certified behaviorist, trainer, lawyer, or medical professional. I know it's a very specific question, but this is the food my border collie mix has been on since September, at around 6 months of age. Thank you! My dog will pee and poo all over that strip, and there's nothing you can do about it. My puppy has been on the ProPlan Focus Large Breed Puppy food since I brought him home. But I love our vet. If you're looking to purchase a dog, you want to get one from a responsible breeder. Human kibble would be awesome! "What breed is my dog? His stool is normal. I can’t believe I use to believe all this garbage, but at least I know better now. Purina Pro Plan Urinary Tract Health Wet Cat Food, FOCUS Urinary Tract Health - More Flavors Available. [–]mintjubileejack russell terrier 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children). Explore the wide variety of specialized dry and wet dog food options. I had been looking at their sport line, but that one just isn’t appropriate for our other dog. I know it's completely tangential to this conversation, but why does soylent exist and why does anyone care? And the DCM stuff. He has no food allergies. Check if your local humane society offers a low-cost clinic. So glad I found this thread. The 30/20 formula is a favorite with dog lovers who have high performance dogs such as hunting dogs or any dog that burns up a lot of calories while working or training. Bil Jac vs. Purina Pro Plan. I'm about to switch over to PPP, mainly because chewy doesn't have SportDog K9 30/20, but also it's the closest thing to that food that I already use, and has a great price, and is well formulated and tested, and has high quality ingredients. I wouldn’t live on it. I am ok with corn in the dog food but I would like it to not be one of the top 4 ingredients. Even though I feed into my jejunum, I can taste the mild vanilla taste of my formula similar to how you can "taste" saline and other things in an IV. Thank you so much for posting this!!! $45.58 PPC Member (4.9) USA. [–]iachilla4y & 1y Poms 9 points10 points11 points 1 year ago (0 children). People may not realize that otherwise healthy people can end up on formula due to functional issues with their GI tract (difficulty swallowing, etc.). © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. I chose Purina Pro Plan Savor because I heard Pro Plan was the top of the line for Purina. Some dogs prefer the texture of a wet dog food and Purina Pro Plan has plenty to choose from. Search the subreddit for questions similar to yours. [–]hopeless93Boozy Hounds: Gin - American Foxhound, Kirin - Saluki 5 points6 points7 points 1 year ago (0 children). I feel like I’m going to be judged for this, but my dog never had a fully solid poop. [–]Knight_Of_Cosmosname: breed 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Only based on your dog's needs and conditions, you could find which product is the better choice. The vet prescribed it when she first got it and we didn't know what it was along with medication but now we know what to look for so stopping her food and going straight rice for maybe a week gets everything back to normal. Of course there are various drinks like Soylent, but sounds like you might not like that. To properly compare Hill's Science Diet and Purina Pro Plan, we'll use up-to-date nutritional and price information.. It’s good. Purina Pro Plan vs. I wish the pet food companies would make some changes in response to all of this. Check out previous trick of the months here. "Did/do you feed your puppies puppy food? This one would be, so you’ve saved me. and join one of thousands of communities. etc., is to say, effectively, "Man I wish there was a human kibble option, where I knew I was getting all my nutrients with so little work. There is also a second component to the Pro Plan brand , the ProPlan Veterinary Diets. There are many factors to consider when choosing the best pet food brand for your pet. I feel good about my decision now. $47.98. I haven't tried it myself but I'd like to. I didn’t even realize it was grain free. In this comparison article for Purina Pro Plan vs Blue Buffalo, we'll highlight the key differences between these two pet food brands. I've found the best way to shut critics down is when they start going on about cancer nuggets, "real meat," "would you eat that???" Instead, here are some tips on affording veterinary care and here is a list of organizations that can provide assistance. One company in particular has a great reputation, nutritionists on staff developing the recipes, and yet not even their grain-inclusive recipes are free of legumes. We also switched from Fromm! They do not have a canine nutritionist, they do not do feeding trials, they do not adhere to WSAVA guidelines. Its production facilities are located in Missouri (quite a popular location for dog food production) and constitute the largest pet food manufacturer in the USA and second largest in the world. Find the right formula for your dog. Maybe I can convince a few people that Purina isn’t all bad since it does extensive in-house feeding trials, hasn’t come up in food related DCM, and has board-certified veterinary nutritionists on staff. I think this is part of why conversations about dog food fall down before they begin - there is so much information out there that we take shortcuts talking about it. For example, "[RIP] Speckles, Mixed breed, 17". Our pup did ProPlan Focus Large Breed Puppy and did very well on it. Some companies have nutritionally complete bars, kind of like Clif bars in my experience. [–]TheForrestFire 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago (2 children). As soon as he got back on the Focus large breed food, he was fine. Nope. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. I ran out of food once and picked up a small bag of PP Savor Puppy food to hold him over until the autoship of his regular food came. Well, geez, that’s a little much, don’t you think? [–]440_Hz 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (1 child). It wasn’t terrible, but it was also not completely firm like you’d expect. Wait... wow. The best part of soy lent is that it’s a plain tasting and not sweet protein/nutritional shake. Oh my god. I mean women's breasts have been producing nutritionally complete food since time immemorial. I think? It has 40% protein to help support kittens’ developing muscles. Maybe some people will hear you out! [–]crayhackCalvin: Rough Border Collie 7 points8 points9 points 1 year ago (0 children). you want to get one from a responsible breeder, here are some tips on affording veterinary care. There are many factors to consider when choosing the best pet food brand for your pet. Tags go in the title of posts and must be surrounded by [square brackets]. Before I did said research, I switched to Fromm Gold because I thought grain free was the issue (it’s not), but I didn’t feel comfortable feeding that food either after doing more research since they are not research based. SELECT includes the 2 Selects they are keeping and the Sensitive Skin. But we decided on Purina Pro Plan diets for our dog and two cats. I have had my dog on Nature’s Variety Instinct. [Help] Have to put our dog down and vet says people aren't allowed into office during Covid-19. EVEN THOUGH HE’S A FUCKING VET AND CLEARLY IS MORE KNOWLEDGE IN THIS TOPIC THAN ME? It was so hard for me to change, okay? Purina Pro Plan Complete Essentials dog food offer outstanding nutrition for every day excellence. To be fair, the single biggest risk factor for cancer is old age, so feeding Pro Plan will indeed increase your dog's cancer risk -- and that's a good thing. This is not a 'shredded' food, and has a good balance of the nutrients that my dogs thrive on. I’m glad to be here! Our heads have been in a tunnel the last couple years treating my dog's cancer, so the DCM stuff didn't hit our radar (not that you're allowed to change their diet during cancer treatment anyway, we did ask if we should switch him to a special diet).
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