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Does anyone here feed Lifes Abundance to their dogs? The ingredients sound healthy and nutritious. Thinking of switching my 2 girls over to it and want to start 8 wk. lab on it too.
What do you think?
 

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Have you read this review from dogfoodanalysis.com ? Its rated 3 stars

Pros: First ingredient is a named meat product.
Cons: Insufficient meat content, use of controversial fillers.

The first ingredient in the food is a named meat product in meal form. There is a further meat product, fish meal, 10th on the ingredient list, but this is too far down to make up a substantive portion of the food. We note that while the manufacturers states that they do not add any chemical preservatives to the food, they do not specifically state the use of Ethoxyquin-free fish sources (ethoxyquin is a chemical preservative commonly added to fish destined for meal, and is believed to be carcinogenic). With only one real meat source, we cannot have confidence that there is an adequate amount of meat in this food.


Brown rice is a good quality grain, but potato product is filler. We are also concerned to see chicken fat as the fourth ingredient in the food. Research at Purdue University has shown a fat in the top four ingredients of dry dog food to be a factor that increases the risk of bloat in large breed dogs. Smaller breeds are untested.


Beet pulp is further filler and a controversial ingredient – it is a by-product, being dried residue from sugar beets which has been cleaned and extracted in the process of manufacturing sugar. It is a controversial ingredient in dog food, claimed by some manufacturers to be a good source of fibre, and derided by others as an ingredient added to slow down the transition of rancid animal fats and causing stress to kidney and liver in the process. We note that beet pulp is an ingredient that commonly causes problems for dogs, including allergies and ear infections, and prefer not to see it used in dog food. There are less controversial products around if additional fibre is required.


We appreciate the inclusion of some amount of vegetable matter in the food, and a good range of probiotics. We would prefer to see the use of whole eggs rather than egg product in this food.
 

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Does anyone here feed Lifes Abundance to their dogs? The ingredients sound healthy and nutritious. Thinking of switching my 2 girls over to it and want to start 8 wk. lab on it too.
What do you think?
That food is nothing to rave about in my opinion and I agree with dogfoodanalysis.com
 
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