Dog & Cat food reviews in Australia

Pet Food Reviews (Australia)

Are you feeding a decent pet food?





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If you’re feeding your pet the same product, every… single… day… then you’re probably doing them a disservice.

Most pet foods aren’t formulated for your pet. They’re formulated for profit. This is the reason the food you’re currently feeding is mostly wheat, sorghum, corn, rice, potato, or tapioca (yes, even if meat is the “first ingredient”).

When you strip away the marketing spiel (what does premium mean anyway?), the glossy packaging, the pictures of bright-eyed dogs or succulent chicken breasts, you’re often left with a different truth.

Theses reviews offer an insight into what’s really in the pet foods available in Australia. They discuss what the ingredients and analysis really say, or, more importantly, what they don’t say.

We feed our pets wrong. Read my short blog How to Feed a Dog (or cat!) to find out why.

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  • Edanna Very slightly reminded me of Cherish, however at least mine has 2 meals first and more added things later on, including the coco mct which unless I had no choice I'd never switch from because I like...

    Delicate Care ·  August 19, 2019

  • Edanna Don't see why not as that's how the dog version works too, except for large breeds that require actual well thought out large breed food so the poor pups don't end up with severe joint issues later in...

    Best Dry Cat Food ·  August 17, 2019

  • heatheln tyson What brand is best for a kitten ? Would the best brands apply if they have a kitten version?

    Best Dry Cat Food ·  August 17, 2019

  • Edanna Well I use Cherish and I personally love it, they also get Absolute Holistic air dried and they love that too. Brands such as Wellness Core, Healthy Everyday Pets, Vetalogica Biologically...

    Natural Balance Super Premium ·  August 16, 2019

  • aussie bushgirl That's very handy to know. Thanks Edanna. It's a minefield out there, and with my previously raw fed boy now battling to keep anything down, while losing weight, I am hoping to soon stabilise him with...

    Natural Balance Super Premium ·  August 16, 2019

  • Edanna It looks a little like Cherish very little bit. 70% protein from meat is fine if it contained at least 28-32%, 24% means there isn't much meat and that's quiet obvious with the sorghum being first...

    Natural Balance Super Premium ·  August 16, 2019

  • aussie bushgirl Now rebranded, using good quality palatable products. Not sure of its connection to Advanced Pet Care (which I would never feed to my dog), but confirm everything else that Christine (below) says. I'm...

    Natural Balance Super Premium ·  August 16, 2019

  • Kaytlyn Randall Hi, I brought the Julius can food and dry food, i have been extremely busy to make dog food like i normally do so i thought i might try them on this. 2 weeks into eating this food they both became...

    ALDI Julius Gold / Gold Puppy / Gold Lite ·  August 15, 2019

  • Jeffsy I sent them an email earlier this year. This is the reply I received: "Balanced Life Cat will be reformulated and back on the market later this year. Some cats did not enjoy chewing the pieces of...

    Balanced Life (by Vets All Natural) ·  August 13, 2019

  • Lynne Wolfhart Not on facebook or any social media. Sounds interesting though. Is there any possible way you could transfer the talk to youtube? My dog does extremely well on big dog so i dont plan on changing. As...

    Instinctive Bite ·  August 10, 2019

  • Susan Another good F/B Group is "Aussies Dog Foods" https://www.facebook.com/groups/1288289054664391/ You can have discussion's, the lady also runs "The Australian Raw Feeding Community" F/B group...

    Instinctive Bite ·  August 10, 2019

  • Susan If your on Face Book - "Rodney Habib" is talking about Raw food this Sunday, I'll watch the next day because of the time difference.. Rodney writes- "Is there a difference between $0.99/lb raw food...

    Instinctive Bite ·  August 10, 2019

  • Lynne Wolfhart I wish there was a spot for big dog for discussion. I asked the company a few days ago to confirm if its all human grade ingredients and they said yes. They rotate with different suppliers. They said...

    Instinctive Bite ·  August 9, 2019

  • Edanna Ratings like on Dog Food Advisor are based on the ingredients and % panels, they do not take into account the issues with the companies. Warnings are shown at the bottom of the review, generally when...

    Applaws It’s All Good ·  August 7, 2019

  • wendy saw Can you please explain why you are still rating Applaws so highly when there have been consistent copmplaints regarding there dog and cat food for last 6 months..

    Applaws It’s All Good ·  August 6, 2019

  • Edanna Yeah the superfoods don't mean much to me when in kibble format, I got the food because I don't mind chickpeas and sorghum much worse ingredients out there and for the Coco MCT mainly as I've never...

    Cherish ·  August 5, 2019


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