What Is The Best Dog Food for Pitbulls?Here is a question recieved about the best dog food for Pitbulls.
"I have two pitbulls, I've been feading them diamond pet foods and am wondering what can I feed them to get them to there fullest mass ptential...I love my dogs very much and what do feed them the best food out there for them!"
Well, first of all, the best dog food for pitbulls should include a balanced diet consisting of meats and proteins to satisfy the nutritional needs of this athletic, highly energetic dog.
Here are what some people think about the best food for pitbulls:
"I would recommend a high quality kibble. Some brands I recommend are Canidae, Wellness, Innova, EVO, Artemis, Taste of the Wild, Solid Gold, Fromm, Eagle Pack Holistic, Merrick, Timberwolf Organics, Natures Variety, Orijen, Evangers, Flint River Ranch, and Life's Abundance. These foods have human grade ingredients and don't have cheap fillers or by-products.
Try to stay away from brands you can find at Wal-Mart/grocery stores/etc. This includes Eukanuba, Iams, Purina, Beneful, Ol' Roy, Pedigree, Kibbles n Bits, Science Diet, etc. Those foods have by-products (gross parts of animals - ex. chicken by-products can include beaks, feet, feathers, etc.)
Lots of people notice a drastic change in the health and coat of their dogs when they switch from a low quality food to a high quality food."
"Iams, Eukanuba, Royal Canin, Purina, Pedigree, Kibbles and Bits, Science Diet etc are all horrible horrible foods. So stay very far away from them, thats the best thing you can do for your dog.
BARF/Raw diets are always the healthiest but do your research first. They are well worth the work though.
That said here's my list of foods that I would highly recommend, especially the grain free foods.
Grain Free Foods
TimberWolf OceanBlue & Wild and Natural
Wysong Freeze Dried (only the freeze dried version though)
Natures Variety Raw Pellets or freeze dried
Instinct Grain Free
Barking at the Moon, Solid Gold
Taste of the Wild
Foods that while not being grainfree are of higher quality
California Natural Sweet Potato and Herring (only this one is suitable for dogs from the California natural Line, others are low quality)
Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers Soul
TimberWolf (Not the ones mentioned above, the rest are not grain free)
Solid Gold (Not the one mentioned above, the rest are not grain free)"
"are they active? try innova - very high protein content - good with large active dogs."
"I feed my guy Canidae All Life Stages with Nutro Max mixed in cause the Canidae is ssoo good that it's alittle too rich for him and he gets soft stools so therefore the mix. Took me a long time to get the correct mix. DON'T feed Science Diet ..it sucksssss!!! all corn and by products and EXPENSIVE!!!! Vets don't know nutrition, they don't spend about a week on it in school."
"i feed all my Pit Bulls Canidae, its really good food, and is the cheaper from the higher quality."
All the above are the different opinions of different poeple about the best dog food for Pitbulls. Always remember that each dog breed has its unique set of nutritional requirements, based on its body size and energy levels. Developed initially for blood sports like bull baiting and dog fighting, pitbulls are aggressive, highly energetic dogs. Physically, pitbulls are medium sized, lean, muscular, short coated breed with a brick like head and strong wide jaws. Like all other dog breeds, pitbulls also require food which have the right balance of proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, fatty acids and minerals that match the breed specific nutritional requirements. The right balance will make the best dog food for pitbulls.