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What type of food should i feed my minuture dachshund?He is a year and a half.

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i would like to know the best food that is designed for minuture dachshunds.

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  • Richard AtchesonRichard Atcheson Northern USAPosts: 3,570Member
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    Chances are, whatever you have been feeding is as good as anything as long as he isn't allergic to something in it. Dogs don't know what goes into their foods, and don't worry if it upsets squeamish people. Most of discussion of dog foods on the net are based on speculation, junk science, and marketing hype. Much of it is slanted, designed to push your buttons and invoke an emotional response. Unless you are seeing problems, stick to what is working. I have read of many cases where somebody switched to a food with ''better'' ingredients and their dog did so poorly on it, the had to switch back.
  • amanda samanda s Posts: 4,222Member
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    It's true dogs don't know what goes into their food. That's why it's our responsibility to make sure that we feed the food with the best ingredients. None of this is done to evoke an emotional response. It's done to help ensure the health of our pets. Ingredients do matter and some kibbles are better then others. A list of foods to check into are Innova California Naturals EVO Orjien Nature's Variety Nature's Logic Solid Gold The Honest Kitchen Sojo's Eagle Pack Wellness Natural Balance Fromm GO NOW Ziwi Peak Taste of the Wild Blue Buffalo To name a few As for those who insist that better ingredients don't matter, I fail to see how that makes sense. The information has been posted but because it doesn't agree with what they state they just choose to ignore it. Don't be fooled what you feed your pup is very important to say different is laughable. There are plenty of studies that show a diet with quality meat ingredients and quality ingredients over all do have an effect on the health of our pets. Just as diet influences our health it does our pets as well. All one needs is a simple understanding of the dogs digestive system to know why these cheap fillers aren't needed. Dogs don't need grains or carbs. There are several places one can find this simple information NRC, Whole dog journal, and many of the big box companies have put out information showing that dogs do best with lots of quality meat. Sadly they don't take their own advice and still produce crappy food. Check out the Nutrition forum here www.dogster.com and www.dogfoodproject.com
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