Food for raising puppy

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  1. DKim81

    DKim81 New Member

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    I am getting my beagle puppy in a few weeks and would like to know what food I should start him out on? I think the breeder feeds Eukanuba but I remember someone saying that even Kirkland Brand food is a better alternative.

    What are some other dry-food alternatives that could be even better?

    I am leaning towards the Kirkland puppy formula right now. Thanks again.
     
  2. beagle_lovergirl

    beagle_lovergirl Stare at my avatar....

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    Wow a beagle puppy! I just got my beagle puppy yesterday! Anyway, I've never heard of Kirkland but Eukanuba isn't so much of a healthy food. I would recommend Innova, Innova EVO, Wellness, Canidae, Natural Balance, California Natural, Eagle Pack, Merrick, or a raw feeding diet. Stay away from Iams, Eukanuba, Ol Roy, Pedigree, Purina and pretty much anything you can get at Wal Mart. This is not all but the dog food genious (Mordy) should be here soon. It's a good thing your doing early research, it'll come in handy ;)
     
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    We feed our Innova and they really like it. I agree to stay away from Eukanuba. The foods beale lovergirl recommended are quality foods that will give your pup proper nutrition. Please post a pic when you get your puppy. Have you picked out a name?
     
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    people have made great suggestions already. :)

    it's always a little hard to recommend brands without knowing what someone can get locally.

    if you can get around it, i'd avoid the kirkland food. when it comes to mainstream foods, it's decent (better than iams, eukanuba, science diet and all the grocery store/mass retailer brands and so on), but it doesn't measure up with the really good quality foods.

    if you want to learn more, just click on the link in my signature below. :)
     
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    Deciding between Miles, Hudson and Bagel.
     
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    I think I've seen natural balance and Eagle Pack at Petsmart ? Is that right?
     
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    I don't think I have :(

    That beagle is soooo cute.
     
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    natural balance is generally available at petcos. some individual stores carry eagle pack or solid gold, but that is relatively rare. they do sell eagle pack through their website tho.
     
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    Why insn't pedigree good? I'm getting a GSD pup soon. From Aussie so i never heard of the foods your talking about. Im thinking about pedigree, can you please explain whats not good about it..?

    thxs
     
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    I like Bagel. It suits a beagle. lol. Have you named it yet from one of those three names?
     
  11. Mordy

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    SandStone_Kennels, please click on the "dog food project" link in my signature below and you'll find out more.
     
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    Mordy's site is a lot of very good info. It will help you find a good food in Australia I'm sure.
     
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    I found out I get my dog July 24 !! Whoo hoo !
     

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