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Anyone else loving Rotations dog food as much as we are? :biggrin:
We’re 11 weeks into using Rotations adult dog food for all three of our dogs, and they all love it! Just thought I would share the ingredients here, (but there are too many to list since there are 3 unique recipes), which we are all in favor of at our house, and our vet really liked the variety and nutrition too! Really interesting and was hesitant to try because of their rotating approach, but so glad we did! I feel like we are so lucky to have stumbled on it, since it’s helping with Baxter’s allergies, and our older husky’s liver enzyme levels! We’ve always wanted to rotate our dog’s food but had always been met with mess and frustration before now.
 

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Hey guys, thank you for input :wink: I guess this boils down to why you rotate your dogs food? We wanted to really rotate our dogs food, since we have different issues in our dog family, and the whole idea is to rotate food to get benefits from different ingredients, not just a different meat source.

The reason I always thought that food rotation was so important was:

1) To provide a variety of ingredients at meaningful levels so my dogs would get a true variety of nutrients, i.e. salmon provides different amino acids than say chicken, or oranges are great for vitamin C but apples provide a great source of fiber.

2) To avoid over-saturation of ingredients to help avoid food allergies. By changing all of my dogs’ ingredients it allows them to eat a variety of ingredients that provide benefits without the worry of negative effects, i.e. Baxter can get the benefits of ingredients like Brewer’s Yeast without creating an allergy to it because they don’t get it day in and day out.

3) To keep all three of my dogs interested in their food and prevent boredom (my oldest husky would stop eating a food after 2 months or less of one food in the past).

Anyhow, I took a lot of time studying rotational feeding, when I looked at just changing flavors in the same brand it seemed to defeat the purpose of food rotation. If you read the ingredient panel of the foods you mentioned, other than the protein source, almost every ingredient is identical? If that is the case isn’t that just rotating the flavor/protein and not all the other ingredients??? I always thought the idea was that if you rotate your pet’s food they won’t get over-saturated so you can give them things that are helpful for them. Everything in moderation I guess is the best way to describe it. I really want to hear why everyone else rotates their pet food.

P.S. $80 a box is crazy Stella no wonder your store had trouble with the food. I bought my large Rotations boxes for $46.99. So let’s hear why everyone rotates :smile:
 
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