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For all you Costco members, check your local costco for Nature's Domain dog food. I haven't heard of it before this, so I'm not sure if it is new or not. My store just started carrying Salmon + Sweet Potato (grain free, all life stages). It looks very similar to TOTW Salmon and Sweet pot. The great thing is, its $28 for 35lbs!! If my dog wasn't on raw, I would probably be feeding her that as she used to eat TOTW. My parent's dogs will be switching to it. Check it out! Hopefully they continue to sell it.
 

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Not great, but not bad I would say...especally for that price!!!:biggrin:


Ingredients
Salmon meal, sweet potatoes, peas, potatoes, canola oil, potato protein, potato fiber, natural flavor, flaxseed, ocean fish meal, salt, choline chloride, dried chicory root, tomatoes, blueberries, raspberries, yucca schidigera extract, dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus plantarum fermentation product, dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, vitamin E supplement, iron proteinate, zinc proteinate, copper proteinate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, copper sulfate, potassium iodide, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, ascorbic acid, vitamin A supplement, biotin, calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin (vitamin B2), vitamin D supplement, folic acid.

CALORIE CONTENT
3,590 kcals/kg (336 kcals/cup) Calculated Metabolizable Energy

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 24.0% minimum
Crude Fat 14.0% minimum
Crude Fiber 3.0% maximum
Moisture 10.0% maximum
Zinc 150 mg/kg
minimum
Selenium 0.4 mg/kg
minimum
Vitamin E 150 IU/kg minimum
Omega-6 Fatty Acids* 2.4% minimum
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* 0.3% minimum
 

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Thanks! I just saw this at our Costco. I did some digging on the manufacturer's webiste, and it appears that the food is part of the Diamond company. From their site:

"Nature's Domain™ is made by Diamond Pet Foods in three company owned manufacturing facilities, all in the United States. One is located in California, one in Missouri and one in South Carolina."

This would certainly expalin the similarities with TOTW.

All in all, it looks like a decent food, and, given the price, a solid value.
 

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it looks very potato heavy, so I wouldnt feed it, but I guess its good to have options if people want to get something other then pedigree or iams.

I agree, also it just seems to have not enough meat/animal protein content, but it looks decent esp at that price.
 

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Nature's Domain

I switch foods about every 3 to 4 months for my four dogs. I use Nature's Domain and find my pups do quite on it.

There was a comments about having to use alot because of the potatoe content, not true. My 56lb Mix eats rounded cup twice a day and maintains
a very healthy weight. She has had stool problems in the past and while
on it has had no issues at all.

My three Doxies do really well on it also.

FYI
 

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potato, potato, potato. (No, ths isn't a harley-davidson commercial). Can you say high carb food. One protein source=minimal meat content. I pay the difference and feed TOTW and get a better food to boot.
 

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agree. not a horrible food but this move to simply replace fillers w/ Potatoes is a bit deceiving.
 

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I'm feeding it. My dog has done very well on it. I didn't like all the potato either, but he seems to do a little better on this than the Pacific Stream. No eye boogers. The carbohydrate percentage is 43%. TOTW Pacific Stream is 36%. In my honest opinion this food smells more like a fish based food than TOTW pacific stream. My dog seems to like it a bit more too.:smile: I add some Evanger's 100% game meat to up the protein a bit.

They also now have a Turkey Meal and Sweet Potato, but of course our Costco doesn't have it.

Nancy
 

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it looks very potato heavy, so I wouldnt feed it, but I guess its good to have options if people want to get something other then pedigree or iams.
yes, sweet potatoes are the 2nd ingredient, but if you look at the breakdown of content, i.e. crude protein=24%, ect., and crude fiber=3%, then you would realize that it is not "potato heavy," as potato is carbohydrate heavy, which would equate to fiber being a larger majority of the content make-up. Furthermore, the majority of high protein animal foods, such as for cats, whom are strict carnivores, are 30% on average for crude protein content, and dogs are omnivores which do not require that much protein.
 

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yes, sweet potatoes are the 2nd ingredient, but if you look at the breakdown of content, i.e. crude protein=24%, ect., and crude fiber=3%, then you would realize that it is not "potato heavy," as potato is carbohydrate heavy, which would equate to fiber being a larger majority of the content make-up. Furthermore, the majority of high protein animal foods, such as for cats, whom are strict carnivores, are 30% on average for crude protein content, and dogs are omnivores which do not require that much protein.
Correction: Dogs are carnivores.

Also, with the added potato protein and yet boasting a protein level that doesn't even touch at least 28%+ it could be said that this food is rather...lacking in meat content. Yes, better than something like Iams or Nutro, but I wouldn't call it a great food.
 

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Dogs are carnivores. If dogs weren't they would not thrive on an all meat/bone/organ diet, which my dog does. End of story.
 

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I like buying my dogs foods at specialty stores supporting the mom and pop places! This way they stay around, by getting the support they need to stay in business. and also (wink wink) you get the best kibbles there! And you get to chit chat with the owners who really are knowledgeable and keep up with the leatest and greatest!!!! I dont want to supposr costco with buying dog food there! and especially not the best of the best food!
 
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Dogs are carnivores. If dogs weren't they would not thrive on an all meat/bone/organ diet, which my dog does. End of story.
Well, nature may want them to be carnivores. And yes, I agree. Look at their teeth. Made to rip, tear, swallow. Not chew like us. They don't have the same enzymes to digest vegs as we do.
However just like everything else, MAN is screwing with things, making them omnivores. Got a upset tummy? Give them rice, pumpkin, etc. They eat grass...
 

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Salmon meal the first ingredient is very good. Its a meal so its more weight per then regular salmon, no moisture content and being the first ingredient, also whats wrong with potatoes they have so much good stuff in them. Blue berries & Rasberries it has lots to offer, I live in Rochester NY no where to buy it here but i feed raw at least every other day, if it was available here for sure ide try it. My web site has information
on RAW feeding and Kibble, check it out, poppabill. Home
PS i feed 3 dogs and i would feed it if available.
 
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