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I've tried many dog foods on my dog, cheap foods, foods that are considered premium foods here, but I have never found the perfect food for my dog. He has a lot of gas, and his stools can be a bit loose sometimes. Other than that I think he is doing okay on his current food, his stools are quite small for example.

The thing is, I live in Sweden, and most of the brands that you guys here consider to be the best are not even available here. A lot of the Swedish "dog people" consider brands like Royal Canin and Eukanuba to be premium brands, but of course I don't.

I am now considering trying out a Danish brand, called Oliver's PETFOOD. I'd love to get input from you guys. I have translated some of the info from their site, and this is their Adult formula:
Protein 28 %
Fat 16 %
Fiber 3,0 %
Fresh chicken 15,5 %
Chicken total 59,5 %

Chicken meal, oats, fresh chicken, potatoes, peas, chicken fat, complete mineral and vitamin supplement, pea fiber, beet fiber, rice bran, chicken liver, linseed, salmon oil, whole fresh eggs, FLEX C (yeah… I have no idea what they mean), blueberries, cranberries, raspberries, apple, carrot, tomato, kelp, parsley, ginseng, green tea, propolis extract, ginko biloba, marigold extract, mannan-oligosaccharides, inulin, yeast extract, yucca schidigera

Since I had to translate it myself there might be some mistakes, plus I didn't bother to translate every little bit of information. If there is anymore info you'd like to see I'll try to translate more.

They have many other formulas, so I do have some to choose from. The difference between the formulas are not huge. They have one lamb and one fish formula, which would be perfect if I want to rotate foods.

So would any of you consider this a good food? If not I might have to try out Orijen or Acana, the only foods with good reviews on doogfoodanalysis we have avaliable. But unfortunately we only have Acana Adult and Lamb & Apple, not the others. The only Orijen we don't have is the Regional Red, but we will get that eventually.
 

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The Oliver's pet food looks better than RC and Eukanuba, but Orijen and Acana are much better yet. I think Orijen is one of the best kibbles avail. The Regional Red formula is brand new, it just came out this month. You have to find what is best for your dog though. The best kibble for one dog may not the best for the next. But personally, I love Orijen's foods. :)
 

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Thanks for the reply, but is really Acana better? Like I said, we only have two of the formulas here, and unfortunately those are not the better ones. I've heard of dogs not doing well on Orijen because it is actually too rich for some dogs, but I guess I'd have to try it on my dog to see how he reacts...
 

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Oh, sorry I didn't catch the details of your OP. The two Acana formulas avail are not the better ones. I do like Orijen's kibbles a lot though. Dogs are carnivores so they are naturally meat eaters. Their bodies are designed to consume a great deal of meat, and have no need for grains. Orijen uses great quantity and quality proteins. Orijen would be my choice, but if your dog does not do well on it, then that's not the best for your dog.
 

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That's a tough choice, because the kibble that you posted has very good ingredients! I would probably go with Orijen because it's a name I'm more familiar with. But if cost is an issue then I would go with the other one.
 
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