What brand would u buy if you were uneducated about dog nutrition?

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  1. iheartsammy

    iheartsammy ME+DOGS=CRAZY

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    Ok lets say we just got are first dog, and have no clue about dog nutrition, and are to lazy to care:( (not saying any of you are! your all very responcible (sp?) dog owners!). What brand would you buy just based on the bag and what it say?

    I would have picked Beniful, I mean who could resist those freshly chopped meats, and veggies? :p

    Again this is just for pretend, not real!:eek:
     
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    jess2416 Who woulda thought

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    ihartgonzo and Fozzie B!

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    Hrm. That's a hard one. I am kind of obsessive about all foods in general, and we never used to shop for dog food at grocery stores even *before* I was old enough to care about dog food... we bought Nutro at the pet store for many years.

    I probably wouldn't buy Beneful, because I've always thought the soft, squishy kibbles are wierd. I'd probably buy Purina One, maybe Iams :/ if I had no idea at all, and had no inclination to research owning a dog. hehe
     
  4. iheartsammy

    iheartsammy ME+DOGS=CRAZY

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    I'd probably feed Kibbles & Bits too...:p,
     
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    Buddy'sParents *Finding My Inner Fila*

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    Purina... I got that for my cat once.. she is now on a better food!! :D
     
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    Southpaw orange iguanas.

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    When we got Molly we knew nothing about dog nutrition and got Nutro. I'd say that's pretty good lol...we actually still feed it. No idea what made my mom choose it, I would think she'd choose something like Iams or whatever.

    Anyway...if I were uninformed, I'd probably go with Beneful. Just because the commercials are so cute lol, and they seriously make that stuff look good.
     
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    When my family *was* uneducated about dog nutrition, we bought Nutro Natural Choice.
     
  8. iheartsammy

    iheartsammy ME+DOGS=CRAZY

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    I use to feed Ol' Riley! thank goodness thats done with!
     
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    I think I'd be feeding my dog NUTRIENCE.
     
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    I'm not sure, actually. In the given scenario, I'd probably pick something that I could get at the grocery store, just so I wouldn't have to go out of my way to pick something up at the pet store.

    So I'd say Beneful does look like a likely candidate. :( :eek:

    This feels like a nightmare! :D
     
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    I was gonna say Beneful too.....the commercials make it look so healthy!
     
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    vanillasugar just call me Nilly

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    Beneful or Pedigree. Both have fantastic ad campaigns that know just how to make people believe that their foods are really THAT great. It's so sad. I'm SO glad I know what I do and I help to educate others!

    (On another note, before I knew anything about nutrition, I bought Whiskas for my cat... that changed instantly once I started learning).
     
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    lol Sad to say, if I knew nothing about it Beneful.. they campaing that crap well!
     
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    Beneful... I would feel so good giving my dog "real" home cooked meals.:(

    Or Iams... you know "good for life".

    Elissa
     
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    iheartsammy ME+DOGS=CRAZY

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    Sam ate pedigree for a while only because I loved their campain ad, 'Dogs Rule'...they forgot to add 'but we're going to sell you this crap anyway'
     
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    I'd choose Eukanuba. I was actually feeding Beneful so that one of my choices also. I mean, how can you NOT refuse that awsome looking bag. My parents fed Pedigree but the dogs didnt really like it, and when Beneful came into the market my mom switched to that and her Golden loved it. When I became a first time pet owner (Lizzie) I fed her Beneful because Pedigree was sort of plain looking and even though I didnt know a thing about Nutrition, Old Roy looked seriously crappy to me
     
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    iheartsammy ME+DOGS=CRAZY

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    Sam use to eat Eukanuba...:p I thought it was the best food ever...I'm so glad I joined chaz :D
     
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    AusCatDogs_4Ever but please call me Aus.

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    I used to be uneducated big time about dog food. I'd buy what ever was cheapest. A store brand name like Ol' Roy or what ever I could get. The dogs didn't seem to mind either. But then once I started looking at other foods and reading articles on nutrition for dogs wow now I don't buy any and cook my own......
     
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    Iams...had Jasmine and Indy on this before I became educated.
     

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