|Website||Providore Pet Food|
|Available from||Pet Circle My Pet Warehouse|
If Petbarn (or City Farmers) is your pet store of choice, then you’re probably wondering how good Providore is (especially given the price tag $$$).
The good news is it’s up there in the realms of ZiwiPeak, boasting a whopping 93% meat, with absolutely no fillers (no grains, pulse crops, or potatoes). Also keeping in trend with Ziwi and other NZ pet foods it also contains the wonderful green-lipped mussels, a fantastic source of omegas, chondroitin, and glucosamine for joint health and overall well being (plus a glossy coat).
Being air dried, the food will retain much more nutrients than any kibble baked at high temperatures. This makes for a very species-appropriate diet.
It’s complete with organs and bones, all rich in the right nutrients. Even the ingredients lower down the list are good – parsley, chicory, kelp, flaxseed, and fish oil. It’s all very very good, and would likely lead to a very healthy pet.
So is it expensive? Well, yes, especially if you have big hungry dogs. I know if I fed this consistently to my two Border Collies I’d be bankrupt by Christmas. This is the reason why these foods are often advertised as a complete diet or a topper. Simply adding this to a diet, or rotation, or even as a treat, will certainly boost the health of your dog. If you have a small dog, or a ferret for that matter, then this may well be a viable option!
Another way of looking at it – is this food really expensive, or are other brands really cheap because they’re made with stuff your dog doesn’t need?
It’s a good food. I don’t think it’s quite on par with rival ZiwiPeak, but it’s far better than most.
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* Carbohydrates, moisture, and ash are estimated unless otherwise stated.
Chicken, Chicken Liver, Peas, Vegetable Glycerine, Green Lipped Mussel, Fish Oil, Parsley, Chicory Extract, Vitamins & Minerals (Calcium, Choline, Iron, Zinc, E, Copper, Selenium, B1, B3, B5, Manganese, B2, Biotin, A, B12, B6, D3, Folic Acid), Sea Salt, Kelp, Flaxseeds, Natural Antioxidants.
- Rich in meat and liver
- Decent ingredients throughout