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I would like to find out if anyone else feeds their dogs Taste if the wild? We are feeding it to our two puppies and so far its fine but I am just interested in finding out if anyone has had bad experiences with it?
The pups are 11weeks and are going for their shots and check ups next week. I suspect that the boy has some allergies as the first few days we had him he broke out in bumps and a swollen eye but since feeding them TOTW he's been fine!
They do look skinny though...the bag recommends 3/4cup food twice a day and I know they say not to over feed but we've upped it to 1cup twice a day and even with that Im still worried it's not enough!
If anyone else uses this brand with their dogs /puppies and had any tips, that would be greatly appreciated!

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Hello and welcome from Texas

My dogs hate TOTW but There are several people here who swear by it. So I can't really be of any help. Sorry
 

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I love TOTW and so does Moxie. Nothing but good feedback coming from me.

Your pups don't really look skinny to me... but I'm no professional. I noticed when Moxie was little like your babies her ribs would show like that when she was laying on her side. I think I have a pic somewhere... can you see their hip bones and/or spine at all when they are standing?

http://i416.photobucket.com/albums/pp242/cramaj18/Moxie/037.jpg
Its harder to see due to her color and she IS hanging off the side like a ninny. But you can see a pretty distinct outline of her rib cage. And in person you could see each rib when she layed on her side ( not just hanging off the couch)
 

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I used to feed TOTW - Sierra Mountain formula.
The Pacific Stream formula made my two shed too much and the other 2 formulas were too high in protein for M & M.
They liked it and always did well on it. I eventually switched after their last recall which was back in April if I remember correctly. We never had a problem with any of the bags we bought but Diamond has had a lot of recalls over the years and this last one just kind of made me lose faith in the company as a whole. :(
 

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I fed TOTW before switching to raw. I didn't have any issues with it. It's actually the only kibble that Rocky did well on. Just because you are seeing rib does not automatically mean the pups are too thin. Boxers should be lean, you should be able to see a little rib. Looks perfect to me :)
 

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I also fed TOTW before switching to raw. My older boy Mason did fine on it. He was on Pacific Stream and the Sierra Mountain formulas. Logan did not do so well. He had a very hard time on the Pacific Stream formula. Gave him bad gas like you wouldn't believe and the Sierra Mountain caused him to get sick a lot and he also had loose stools! I had a very hard time finding a kibble that agreed with him so we made the switch to raw.
 

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Agree with the rest. Your babies look to be about perfect weight. You don't want them round and rolly polly. When I first started feeding good quality food I worried my dogs weren't getting enough as well. In fact, my son and hubby would even fill their bowls completely. I had to write feeding instructions on both the adult and puppy food containers to remind them that full bowls wasn't to be fed. If you are only recently bringing them onto quality food, it may take them a bit to adjust to the full feeling of good food versus foods high in filler.
 

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Keep in mind, the instructions on the bag of TOTW (any of the all-stages flavors) are for an adult dog of the given weights, and are only guidelines. The TOTW puppy foods give a much better range of amounts to feed, and even those are guidelines, to be adjusted as your dog(s) need. Also, at 11 weeks, I've always heard a puppy should be fed 3x a day, not just 2x. When our Ginger was that age, we were giving her approximately 3/4 cup of TOTW puppy 3x a day, and gradually upped that to 1 cup in the a.m., 3/4 cup in the afternoon, and 1 cup at the p.m. feeding. She was a happy, active puppy and still managed to gain about 2 - 2.5 lbs per week without ever looking pudgy.

Currently, she's 6 months old and we've just finished transitioning her to 2x a day feedings of TOTW all-stages foods, 1.5 - 1.75 cups each meal depending on how hungry she acts. We rotate flavors every other 30lb bag (she and our senior Dobe eat the same food). She's right about 40 lbs and her vet loves how she looks. Says she's the perfect weight for her age, build, and probable adult size.

Hope that helps! :)
 

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Dempsey is currently on TOTW Pacific Stream and doing great! I tried to change to something else, due to the Diamond issue, but no dice. He did terrible on every other kibble I tried - anything with peas in it is a no go. Wellness Core gives him God awful gas. He poos several times a day on TOTW, but they're solid. The Pacific Stream is the only variety he can eat, unfortunately.
 

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Mine are also on the Pacific stream right now. They do tend to poop quite a few times a day but all solid and no gas problems. Thanks for all the info! :)
We are feeding our 9 week old TOTW High Prairie, It is 10:30 am and Jase has already pooped 4 times. I expect him to poop another 4 times before we go to bed. Isn't this way to much? Should I change foods? His poops is solid and had no gas. I would appreciate any advice. We are new to grain free.
 

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Pooping a lot is common in kibble fed puppies that young. When Moxie was that age she pooped about 8-10 times per day. Now that she is older she poops 3 times per day. Sounds like your puppy is doing great if they're firm.
 

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When we switched to TOTW Pacific Stream our Maggie went from twice a day to about four or five times a day for poop. And she has gas a couple times a day. Poop is solid and she farts about as much as my toddler boys do so I can't fault her for it. It stinks as does her poop. But she packed on the pounds in three days when we switched to her. Plus she loves it. We give her about 2 cups a day. She eats it all in the am and may leave a half cup at dinner. But $50 a month ain't too bad compared to buying cheap stuff I used to feed every two weeks.


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Hi!
I would like to find out if anyone else feeds their dogs Taste if the wild? We are feeding it to our two puppies and so far its fine but I am just interested in finding out if anyone has had bad experiences with it?
The pups are 11weeks and are going for their shots and check ups next week. I suspect that the boy has some allergies as the first few days we had him he broke out in bumps and a swollen eye but since feeding them TOTW he's been fine!
They do look skinny though...the bag recommends 3/4cup food twice a day and I know they say not to over feed but we've upped it to 1cup twice a day and even with that Im still worried it's not enough!
If anyone else uses this brand with their dogs /puppies and had any tips, that would be greatly appreciated!

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Look at those ribs! :(

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I switched to totw. Shyann seems to really love it. She's 10 yrs old now and still acting like a puppy. There are 2 different types of the food, one with and one without grain. After doing some research I found that many grain free foods are bad for dogs if they are on them to long. So I mixed my totw between the grain free and with grain. She seems to be doing better, she eats less for it fills her up unlike the other brands. She's pretty big. When she was a puppy her ribs showed too, so that is nothing to worry about, they are look skinny until they build muscle.
 
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