The Dog Food Project
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How does your Dog Food Brand compare?
Are you concerned about the dry food your dog is eating? Looking for detailed information about certain food ingredients? Confused about inconsistent information about dogfood from pet food manufacturers? Need help comparing dog food brands and finding a better one?
Then you are exactly where I was when I first heard about the disgusting materials some pet food manufacturers put into their products. I picked up a bag of Science Diet and consciously looked at the ingredient list for the first time. Even without any previous knowledge I could see that it did not include any real meat and was preserved with the same chemicals I avoid in human food products. I never bought another bag of Science Diet and started researching and comparing products. One of the things I learned was that any commercial sources are best avoided if you want hard facts, not biased "infomercial" style sales pitches trying to sell you one product or another. Hopefully you will find this site helpful, make up your own mind about different food brands and their quality, choose a better food and who knows - maybe even save some money.
Questions? Feel free to send me an email!
Swander Pace Capital to Sell Merrick Pet Care to Nestlé Purina
July 21st, 2015 at 12:26:03 pm
Hat tip to my friend Robin for the news link:
Lawsuit against Blue Buffalo - BB admits to using byproducts
May 08th, 2015 at 10:12:52 pm
"Blue Buffalo still has not informed consumers of the presence of poultry by-product meal in Blue Buffalo pet food, refuses to accept responsibility for the product it sold, and is instead blaming its suppliers"
Recall: Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food
February 11th, 2015 at 8:46:13 pm
Tuffy's Pet Foods, Inc. of Perham, MN is voluntarily recalling specific lots of 4 lb. bags of Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Tuffy's manufactured the product for Nutrisca.
Natura Pet Products recalls Evo cat and ferret food
November 25th, 2014 at 11:24:19 am
Natura Pet Products has initiated a limited, voluntary recall of certain dry cat and dry ferret food lots produced in its Fremont, Nebraska facility. Due to a formulation error, these products contain insufficient levels of vitamins and excess minerals. These lots were distributed through independent retailers in CA, GA, MI, MN, NV, PA, TX, VT and Canada, as well as online.
Making better choices pays off!
May 16th, 2014 at 3:37:08 pm
I'm always happy to help pet owners to make better choices, but of course retailers and other businesses as well! As a thank you the nice folks at SitStay are offering a 10% off deal when you enter the coupon code THEDOGFOODPROJECT at check out.
Procter & Gamble sells IAMS, Eukanuba and Natura to Mars
April 10th, 2014 at 11:31:10 am
Procter and Gamble Company Wednesday announced that confectionary and veterinary products major Mars, Incorporated has agreed to buy three of its pet food brands IAMS, Eukanuba and Natura in the United States and Latin America for $2.9 billion in cash to expand Mars Petcare business.
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