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Old 01-04-2013, 09:32 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I tried switching my 10month old to natures variety. the first week i went with 1/4 portion new, 3/4 old and her "deposits" were normal. the second week i went to 1/2 and 1/2 and they seemed to be pretty liquidy, the runs. Did i do something wrong, or should i try something differently? Next step i might try blue buffalo instead.
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I tried switching my 10month old to natures variety. the first week i went with 1/4 portion new, 3/4 old and her "deposits" were normal. the second week i went to 1/2 and 1/2 and they seemed to be pretty liquidy, the runs. Did i do something wrong, or should i try something differently? Next step i might try blue buffalo instead.
Boxers can have sensitive tummies, maybe you switched too fast or maybe it's not the right food, hard to say, really. There isn't one food that fits all so to speak. So long as you've had a fecal sample tested recently to rule out nasty parasites, you might just want to switch a little slower before changing food all together. Too much switching of foods can compound the problem. You could also fast for 24 hours and just offer chicken broth and then re-introduce kibble.

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Old 01-09-2013, 12:31 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Hey guys I have a question about the blue. What is the difference between the freedom and the wilderness besides the price? I have switched Jase and Otis over to TOTW, but, after more research am concerned about the previous recalls. Also I want to say that since switching to the grain free I see a huge difference in their coat. I have also switched my cats over and that is where I have seen the biggest difference in the coats. They so sofffffft and purty.
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BB Wilderness has higher protein than BB Freedom. Since boxers tend to have sensitive tummies, many seem to do better with the Freedom, as long as they can eat a chicken kibble. Wilderness has 3 different proteins to choose from (chicken, duck, and salmon), while Freedom currently only comes in chicken.
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Ryleigh has been on a mix of her old food (Nutro Max) and the BB Freedom Puppy for several days now and I have already noticed a difference in her coat, breath, and gas lol. She also LOVES the taste of it. I always scoop the Nutro Max first which she used to scarf down but now she sits and waits until the Blue Buffalo is in her bowl.


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As far as a puppy formula in Wilderness all you get is chicken. The other favors are marked adult.
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Ryleigh's Mom - funny you mention that! We're switching Duke to BB Freedom as well and he's doing the same thing! We even had what's left of his old food on the floor in a big stainless steel mixing bowl while feeding him last night and he didn't even try to eat it! lol
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