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Recently we had the opportunity to try Spring Naturals pet food. Spring Naturals makes pet foods and treats. Not familiar with Spring Naturals? Here’s a little more about them.
At Spring Naturals, we believe that dogs and cats deserve the most nutritionally and functionally balanced foods and treats that will improve their life-long health and well-being. Our exclusive recipes will always be natural and based on our Whole Food Nutrition philosophy that a balanced blend of real meat, poultry or fish combined with whole vegetables, whole fruits and whole grains is a better way to nurture a pet than by using meat, poultry and fish meals. We also believe that dogs and cats fed on a diet consisting of low glycemic ingredients without added starches and carbohydrates lead longer, healthier lives.
We tried the Chicken Dinner with chickpeas, quinoa & berries. Well, let me correct myself. Dobby tried it, I just fed it to him and watched. I can tell you that this dog food did not smell like any other dog food I’ve ever smelled. It smelled sort of more like people food, but not quite. Texture wise, it’s pretty small, and hard and crunchy. We noticed two things. Dobby was willing to eat it. But, he had a hard time chewing it. I think that was because he’s just a puppy and it’s pretty crunchy. We found to to be pretty loud. usually we hear the chewing a little, but this got loud enough we could hear it over the other noises in the room. That isn’t a bad thing, we just thought it was interesting. Take a listen.
The second thing we noticed is that he had a hard time keeping it in his mouth while eating. Generally his food never hits the floor, it goes from his bowl to his mouth and that’s the last we see of it until he goes potty. This food tended to fall out of his mouth. After a few days he seemed really hungry, so we put this away for trying again at a future time when he’s a little older.
I like that Spring Naturals strives to make a product that is good for the pet. They explained the difference between meat and meal well, and I do find the idea of my pet eating meat more appealing then eating meal, which is basically just a byproduct of the oil rendering process. I think it’s great I knew what many of the ingredients on the label were. It’s also great that they make their products without artificial preservatives, flavors or colors. If you’re looking for a natural pet food, Spring Naturals is worth a look.