What kind of Kibble should I feed my dog?
Kibble comes in multiple varieties and deciding what kibble to feed your dog will vary based on a few things such as the cost, nutritional value, and the type of kibble. With a variety of kibbles on the market including grocery store brands, pet speciality brands and feed stores.
- Bulk ingredients
- Limited Selection
- No Product Knowledge
- More Processed
- Mid Price
- Bulk Ingredients
- Mid-High range ingredients
- Limited Hours
- Limited Selection
- Varying prices
- Diet Specific
- Exceptional ingredients
- Breed Specific
- Online Shopping
The three main types of kibble are:
- Made in an extruder (processed and sprayed)
- Ingredient quality varies
- May have preservatives
- Made at a lower temperature
- Made in smaller batches
- Less processed
Freeze Dried Raw Infused
- More nutrient dense
- Smaller feed portions
- High ingredient standards
What if my pet has a specific health condition?
If your pet has a specific health issue a certain type of food may benefit them the most. Your vet can help recommend a specific formula that can only be purchased at a veterinarian’s office. Some specific health conditions that need a unique kind of kibble include bladder or kidney issues, diabetes, or any food sensitivities including grain or gluten, and pancreatitis.
What is a brand you personally recommend?
Stella & Chewy’s is a brand built on the philosophy of feeding your pet a similar diet to what their ancestors ate in the wild. Their food is minimally processed, easily digested and nutrient dense. In addition Stella & Chewy’s food includes many other benefits:
- Free of any artificial preservatives, colours of flavours
- Responsibly sourced proteins
- Made using 100% organic fruits and vegetables
- Fortified with vitamins and minerals
Stella & Chewy’s – Essentials – Cage Free Duck and Ancient Grains Recipe Dry Dog Food – 3lbs$26.99
Stella & Chewy’s – Essentials – Cage Free Chicken and Ancient Grains Recipe – Small Breed Dry Dog Food – 3lbs$26.99
Stella & Chewy’s – Essentials – Grass Fed Beef and Ancient Grains Recipe – 3lbs$26.99