Acana? Anyone feed the Grain Free?

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  1. Red Chrome

    Red Chrome New Member

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    I feed Ranchlands, Grasslands and Pacifica. Once in awhile, I throw in a LID bag of lamb or duck. I do prefer the grainfree foods. With the price increase, I may switch to something else. But as of right now, it's not that expensive to feed.
     
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    I bought a bag today, we'll see how it goes, Mindy can be sensitive to changes in her food so she's my biggest concern, I'll start mixing tomorrow
     
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    I always feed two different brands of food at the same time, mix them for each meal. The main reason is because Dr. Zink recommends doing that because no single brand/company will have a competely balanced diet. That it will be weak in one area and if you feed two different brands it increases the odds that your dog will have a balanced diet, vits/minerals etc.

    Other reason is that in the event that I can't get one of the brands my dogs are use to the 2nd one and I don't have to do a hard switch or worry about it :)

    Laura, I feed Acana and my dogs have done really well on it. I actually had to decrease the amount fed because they were gaining too much weight (all of them).
     
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    Quinn gets Acana GF, Pacifica and Ranchlands. She's been on it since she was a baby and does great on it!

    She too is a very easy keeper on it. She gets 1 1/2 cups a day (two 3/4 cup feedings).
     
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    Zander did great on Acana Pacifica, but he was also a very easy keeper. I ended up switching him to Fromm because I felt SO GUILTY only giving him 1/2 a day. (and he was still gaining weight).
     
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    Another Acana fan here! :D
     
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    Well seems its a winner based on these replies!
     
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    Whats "LID"?
     
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    I really, really like Champion/Orijen/Acana as a company, I think they have great practices. I hesitate to recommend it to customers at this point because they have constant supply problems, and the more people that are feeding Orijen/Acana just means more people that are upset with me when they can't get their food due to the off-and-on shortages.

    I've fed it to my dogs as part of our rotation. They like it, they do well on it.
     

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