DOG-FOOD...DRY or WET......

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by LONGHAIR, Jun 7, 2012.


    LONGHAIR New Member

    What do you feed your dog ???...Can food or dry food...I mix-it sometimes but mostly dry...Science-Diet.....If I feed my shelty wet can food all the time he gets the squirts....You-Know....
  2. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

    I feed Iams dry. I moisten it with a little hot water. Sometimes I put a spoonful of canned in their bowls with the hot water and make 'gravy'. I used to feed a very high quality dog food, like Blue Buffalo but I am trying to save some money.

  3. 94browninghunt

    94browninghunt New Member

    Earthborn costal catch. Used to feed our dog blue buffalo salmon, she loves both :), but my dad switched to earthborn because it's less expensive. My dad calculated that Each dog meal was around $2.50 when we were feeding her blue buffalo!
  4. Flat Tire

    Flat Tire New Member

    It is good for your dogs teeth to eat some dry food.
  5. kfox75

    kfox75 Well-Known Member Supporter

    Dry. Wal-Mart brand.
  6. Big-Nasty

    Big-Nasty New Member

    Dry soaked in hot water. Lol have to soak it, my walker hound barely has any teeth.
  7. techiej

    techiej New Member

    I feed ours Honest Kitchen which is a dehydrated raw food.

    Dogs love it anf since you rehydrate in warm water a 10lb box makes about 43lb of food...great for ravelling.

    Also the emissions are less disagreeable ;)
  8. gunnut07

    gunnut07 New Member

    I feed my dog a premium dry dog food with premium wet food once every two weeks.

    Look at your ol Roy and science diet they are really trash food with mostly corn and fat in them.

    I feed a mix of blue buffalo and evo my dog is in perfect shape has a nice glossy coat doesn't shed a lot and doesn't stink.

    Wet food is bad for your dog if feed too much as it has lots of fat and calories. Plus it sits on the base of there teeth and promotes the build up of tarter and plaque which can rott your dogs teeth. I had a friend that killed their dog by feeding too much wet food and never getting their dogs teeth cleaned the bacteria got into the dogs blood stream from sours in the mouth and it died in a matter of weeks. All from feeding a diet of mainly wet food and not taking care of their dogs teeth. I also brush my dogs teeth once a month.

    My dog is a family member so why shouldn't she eat just as good as my kids and I do?
  9. wjnfirearms

    wjnfirearms New Member

    I've fed my GSD Purina One dry since she was a puppy. She grew up extremely healthy and still is at age 12. We don't feed her people food ever and forget canned moist food. The only thing she occassionally gets are when we have baby carrots in the house for a treat. They are very good for dogs as for people. She absolutely loves them. We recently switched to Dog Chow as I was sick and tired of the prices for One going up every time I turned around. She is doing just as well on regular Dog Chow as on the higher priced Purina. I don't put a price on my beloved shepherd's health, but it was getting ridiculous.

    I had a vet explain to me once that the expensive foods like Iams and Science Diet are not better than the name brand dry foods. They just have less fillers like vegetable meals. There's nothing wrong with vegetable meals for a dog. Vegetable proteins are just as healthy for a canine as they are for people. She fed her rotweiler Iams just because they poop a bit less with the foods containing less fillers.
  10. nukinfuts29

    nukinfuts29 New Member

    The bottom line is the FDA sets standards and all the foods meet them. It's a dog people. What gets me irritated is the people that preach to me about other dog foods. Clearly I don't care, it's kind of like religion people feel the need to force.

    (not talkling bout anyone here)
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2012
  11. gunnut07

    gunnut07 New Member

    Blue Buffalo Dry food that I feed my dog.

    Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Potato Starch, Turkey Meal, Peas, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Potatoes, Tomato Pomace (source of Lycopene), Natural Chicken Flavor, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Alfalfa Meal, Whole Carrots, Whole Sweet Potatoes, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Dried Parsley, Dried Kelp, Taurine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, L-Carnitine, L-Lysine, Turmeric, Oil of Rosemary, Beta Carotene, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Niacin (Vitamin B3), d-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Biotin (Vitamin B7), Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Ascorbate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate, Salt, Caramel, Potassium Chloride, Dried Yeast (source of Saccharomyces cerevisiae), Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation product, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product

    Ol Roy dog food.

    Ground yellow corn, meat and bone meal, soybean meal, chicken by-product meal, wheat middlings, animal fat [preserved with BHA and citric acid], natural flavor, brewers rice, salt, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, choline chloride, color added [red #40, yellow #5, blue #2], zinc sulfate, vitamin E supplement, ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, niacin, copper sulfate, vitamin A supplement, biotin, manganous oxide, calcium pantothenate, vitamin B12 supplement, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, menadione sodium bisulfite complex [source of vitamin K activity], riboflavin supplement, sodium selenite, calcium iodate, folic acid, vitamin D3 supplement, cobalt carbonate

    I don't know the last time I looked corn was not what dogs ate in the wild. Corn is not even good for cows.

    I don't care what you feed your dog just don't get pissed when someone states a FACT about dog food.

    I know some people who feed their dog exactly what they eat. If they are have a t-bone, potato, and green beans. Then that is what the dog eats as well. I also know some people who only feed a raw food diet to their dogs. They have a Great Dane that is 15 years old and can run 8 miles every other day.

    Evo Grain free is even better for your dog.

    Last edited: Jun 8, 2012