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    4health dog food at TSC

    Tractor Supply Company now has a new dog food called 4health. It claims to be free of corn, wheat, and soy. It has chicken and chicken meal as the first2 ingredients, no by-product chicken meal, free of artificial colors and flavors, and antioxidents and omega fats.

    Has anyone tried this? It is considerably cheaper than TOTW so I was thinking of trying it out.

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    Well, TOTW is grain-free, so I expect it would cost more. That food sounds to be about the same quality as Diamond Naturals. If your dogs don't have grain sensitivities it might be worth a try.
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    Re: 4health dog food at TSC

    First question I would have is who manufacturers it?

    Personally I wouldn't feed a food that is not made by the company whos' name is on the bag.

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    We picked up our first back the other day. We were actually going to buy some Diamond Naturals and stumbled across "4 Health". Ingredients looked slightly better then Diamond Naturals. We usually use "Taste of the wild" which is actually made by Diamond Pet Foods. Our dogs do very well on this. We picked up another Border Collie foster and wanted to save a little money but still get a high quality dog food. After we compared the ingredients and decided it was a better food then Naturals we decided to try it... All 3 dogs love the taste. They actually go nuts over it. Not a bad thing...
    After looking on the bag I noticed that manufacturer on the back was DPF... I opened it up and thought to myself hmm kinda looks like Diamond Naturals hehe. The kibble style was alike... So I figured that DPF actually is Diamond Pet Foods. The address from "TOTW" is the same also. It looks like they are testing it out at Tractor Supply for now. I know after looking at all their other products that it is a different formula all together. So we paid about 30 bucks for a 35 pound bag instead of 30 bucks for a 40 pound bag of Naturals. It's been a week so far and no Diarrhea and just when I thought the poop looked good from TOTW this looks really good also. Very firm never runny !! I would highly recommend this food at this stage unless something changes...

    Not big on any grains but this looks very good. Hopefully we shall see a review soon on it

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    Re: 4health dog food at TSC

    4 health is their own manufacturer.

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    Yes I read that also on another site posted by the "owner" also. It's still a Diamond product I would have to say though. Where did you find out that 4 health is their own manufacturer?

    Maybe you saw this? I ran across this on another site the pet food list or something like that.
    But what get's me is that the information on the back of the "4 Health" bag is the same address as "Taste Of The Wild" which is put out by Diamond it is just not listed under the Diamond brand name.
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    4 Health Dog Food (information provided by owner)

    * Only brand is 4 Health
    * Manufacture their own foods in specially designed kitchen.
    * Only supplier is Mountain People's Warehouse.
    * Meat is from a local USDA approved Butcher/meat packer.
    * Products do not contain gluten or rice protein.
    * Products are from one US supplier who does not import from outside the US
    * They do not private label for other companies
    * Privately owned company.

    __________________________________________________ ___________________
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    That is also what I had found on them. Just because the address is the same, maybe they use the same manufacturing plant... IDK but it appears to be an entity amongst itself.

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    Yes, I would agree that it does appear to be a separate entity. Another great find... When we purchased our first bag of 4Health it was $29.99 for a 35 lb bag. I went and looked at the TSC website today and they have lowered all of the 4 Health 35 lb bags by 5 dollars. So now we can purchase the same 35 bag for $24.99... That seems like a great deal to me.

    Oh and you can also supply your email on the TSC website and get $5 off your next purchase right now So I think we will go pick up another bag for $19.99 !!
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    Re: 4health dog food at TSC

    Iwish they made a senior variety

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    If you look close at the bags, 4Health is a TM of Tractor Supply Co. So I would assume this is only availble thru them. I find the ingredients are actually closer to Kirkland brand sold exclusively thru Costco. Both are produced by Diamond Pet Foods. I am feeding Diamond Naturals but have purchased a few bags of 4Health to try. I do like the kibble size of the Small Bite Adult. And I've not had any digestive trouble switching dogs to it.

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    Just to put an update on how the kids are doing on 4Health brand. All of them have had no digestive troubles, no diarrhea during the transition and they are all happy. I couldn't be happier I just hope they keep their product SAFE. I did find a review for the 4Health dog food. Have a look.

    http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/dog-fo...-dog-food-dry/

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    i was thrilled to see it. i will keep my dogs on TOTW, but from now on my fosters are eating 4health.
    they usually eat pedigree... yuck

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    Diamond makes a lot of different pet food, so there would be no surprise if they make the food for TSC heck they make Some of Wellness pet foods, Kirkland, Nutra Nuggets, Chicken Soup, Taste of the Wild.

    It is import for consumers to know where and who is making their pets food, many people are surprised to find out that Nutro & Royal Canin are owned by Mars Candy ( or the makers of pedigree, and wiskas)




    Quote Originally Posted by dogz4life View Post
    We picked up our first back the other day. We were actually going to buy some Diamond Naturals and stumbled across "4 Health". Ingredients looked slightly better then Diamond Naturals. We usually use "Taste of the wild" which is actually made by Diamond Pet Foods. Our dogs do very well on this. We picked up another Border Collie foster and wanted to save a little money but still get a high quality dog food. After we compared the ingredients and decided it was a better food then Naturals we decided to try it... All 3 dogs love the taste. They actually go nuts over it. Not a bad thing...
    After looking on the bag I noticed that manufacturer on the back was DPF... I opened it up and thought to myself hmm kinda looks like Diamond Naturals hehe. The kibble style was alike... So I figured that DPF actually is Diamond Pet Foods. The address from "TOTW" is the same also. It looks like they are testing it out at Tractor Supply for now. I know after looking at all their other products that it is a different formula all together. So we paid about 30 bucks for a 35 pound bag instead of 30 bucks for a 40 pound bag of Naturals. It's been a week so far and no Diarrhea and just when I thought the poop looked good from TOTW this looks really good also. Very firm never runny !! I would highly recommend this food at this stage unless something changes...

    Not big on any grains but this looks very good. Hopefully we shall see a review soon on it

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    Re: 4health dog food at TSC

    I have owned dogs for years and WHAT A DUMMY I AM! I've always used Science Diet [large dogs lived to 12+ years] so I thought I was doing the right thing. I finally caught on to the Vet promotion/payment by the manufacturers. Also used IAMS as it was a bit less expensive than S.D. Decided to see if I could find a less expensive food that would be good for my dogs .. and WOW ..I was really shocked to learn I'd been feeding my dogs junk for too long.

    In the process of looking for new chow in Jan., I ran across 4Health at the TSC store. It took about a month for two springer spaniel 'mutts' to get to the bottom of their first bag. There have been no issues -- outside of the fact I think the bigger dog has a tad bit of gas now and then. I assume that is gastric in nature & could be caused by the food? The other thing I noticed is a bit of 'weepy' eyes ... not dripping & no 'crud' built up .. just hadn't noticed that ever before. Potential allergy?

    Both dogs love to run on our 10 acres & adjoining farm property of our neighbors --- both seem okay .. so we're going to purchase another bag with the $5 off coupon on TSC website. Can't beat feeding the pups for under $20 for the month.

    Anyone else tried this product?

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    Re: 4health dog food at TSC

    4Health Dog Food is produced by Diamond. Tractor Supply has Diamond make this line of Dog Feed. The price is able to be kept considerably lower because it passes through less distribution centers. Goes straight to Tractor Supply Warehouses from the plant.

    4Health - Tractor Supply - http://www.tractorsupply.com/content...events/4health
    not to be confused with
    4 Health - http://4healthdogfood.tripod.com/id2.html

    I am feeding the Chicken and Rice formula and my dog loves it. Very little waste with this feed

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    Re: 4health dog food at TSC

    My parents 10yo French Bulldog and my 3mo Lab puppy are both on 4Health. They are doing great.

    The Frenchie is on Adult, small bites and the puppy is on the puppy formula.
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    Its great to see a very good dog food come along that people that want good food for their dogs can get at a great price. All 3 of our dogs (2 Border Collies and 1 Swedish Vallhund) are doing great still We are on bag 4 or 5 now and no trouble what so ever and they are always happy around feeding times Waste is minimal no gassy issues any longer either. Coats look great !! Anyway, after seeing people commenting again on 4Health I figured that I would update also.

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    Re: 4health dog food at TSC

    we are about to be home owners. I will be out of a job for a bit, then working for less pay. My guys are on TOTW, but next bag will probably be chicken soup, or 4health. I have to look at the prices of Chicken soup better.

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    Re: 4health dog food at TSC

    My daughter and son-in-law just bought their first house, he is a farmer by trade, she is a school teacher. They were feeding their German Shorthair Pointer Wolfking...good food, but she just doesn't keep weight on with it. I talked to him about TOTW but he really hadn't looked into it yet. Recently, they visited and I talked to him at length about TOTW and 4Health and Diamond Naturals (All of which he could get at Tractor Supply) and he is going to try 4Health with Ziggy. Also, he buys the food for his 80ish year-old grandma's Weimeraner, Jasper, so this would definitely be more cost effective for him. He figured he would save approx. 40.00 a month on Ziggy's food with the switch!
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    Re: 4health dog food at TSC

    4 health is a 4 star rating...pretty good. TOTW is a 5 star rating.

    http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/dog-food-ratings/5-star/

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