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    Question best dry food

    currently millie is on beta puppy food and a small bag was provided when we brought her home last saturday, on monday when she went vets for 1st injections the vet recommended hills science plan we do have sample bag but not tried her yet as wanted to wait week till she settled in! but on the forum ive seen james wellbeloved mentioned aswell as royal canin, as millie is my first cav and we want the best for her has anyone got any suggestions is any nutrionally better
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    Hills Science is pretty poor in my opinion. I also recommend James Wellbeloved and Royal Canin. Don't use up all your beta puppy food, you'll need to mix it with the new food over a week, increasing amounts of the new food in ratio to the old as the week goes on.
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    I use Royal Canin. When I brought Ollie home first he was on Hills Science plan but he seems to prefer RC and I find he poops much better with it
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    I use Royal Canin or Hills Science Plan for my dogs. The puppy food in both of these is great too - they love it, I have never had a problem getting it into a dog! - and Royal Canin do a spacific CKC food for when your little one gets older.

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    Hi

    One of my favorite topics of which i have asked loads of questions of members over time .Settled on .
    1) Burns
    2)Royal Canin
    3)JWB
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    Royal Canin or Arden Grange.
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    Hello, my pup is four months old, and he has been on Royal Canin Junior Mini so far, he likes it , am going to gradually switch to Orijen Pup, which is recommeneded by my vet and sounds better to me

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    Hey
    My puppy is 20 weeks old and I feed james wellbeloved....she loves it....actually she just loves food in general.Today i bought a small bag of wainwrights salmon and potato(pets at home version of JWB).....just for a wee change.
    My 2 yr old adult was soooo picky and the only food she enjoyed was james wellbeloved.....so JWB is a winner in our house
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    We feed ours Burns. We've never had a problem with it. Their poo is pretty good, unless they've been chewing on something they shouldn't have!!! They also have different flavours which is great, so we alternate between chicken, lamb and fish. They also have a 'small breed' bag with smaller sized kibble which might be good for a puppy without actually being a puppy food.

    We're lucky because our local vet is well stocked with Burns. Maybe if you enquire in your local vets or petshop they might start stocking it, or another alternative to Hills?
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    My two are on the JWB fish and rice - all that fussy miss Maddie would eat as a youngster, so when Pippin came along the poor lad didn't get a choice, he got the same! They have tried the new(ish) lamb and vegetable recently and enjoyed that as well.

    I feed them on the Junior/performance one, as on the adult food Maddie doesn't keep her condition. It's because she's not a big eater, and goes very very skinny very very quickly on adult food. In fact, although they would both be greedy for treats, I'm lucky that they self-regulate their weight. I'm always complemented on how fit they are by both the other dog-walkers, and the vets as well, but can't really take the credit. They will leave food in the bowl if they've had enough, so don't put on weight. All the running and playing they do probably helps as well.

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