Puppy experts - Is Eagle Pack a good choice?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by wordgirl, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

    Apr 14, 2009
    I was just doing some research on what type of puppy food to feed my new lab puppy, and Eagle Pack caught my eye, as it looked to be pretty good nutritionally and ingredientally [​IMG] (don't think that's a word) and was reasonably priced. I only have a couple of concerns - the calcium content is 1.5%, which is a little higher than the recommended 1.2% max that I've seen in two different places. I also am wondering if the fiber content (3.5%) is high enough. I don't know what the right amount would be.

    http://www.eaglepack.com/SP_LGPuppy.html

    Does anyone use this or could tell me what their opinion is on the formula?
     
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2010
  2. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2008
    Washington State
    I checked out the link and I, personally, would say No. The first four ingredients are chicken meal, ground brown rice, ground white rice, ground corn. Two forms of rice will only add non complex carbs to your dogs diet, rice commonly causes over-run of yeast in ears as well, causing need to take your dog to the Vet. And I never feed any food that has CORN listed in the ingredients. Dogs do not digest corn very well, its basically a "filler" and often causes allergic reactions in dogs. Also corn, along with rice, cause a lot of yeast infections in the ears.

    I would go for a food with no corn or wheat.
     
  3. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    I feed Touch of the Wild, along with raw a couple of days a week. Puppies really love it, and it seems very high quality.
     

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