In order for a pet to be healthy, it should receive good quality food. Today, most owners prefer the production feed, and choosing the most optimal option - dog food super premium. But, how in the abundance of brands to choose what really meets all the requirements of the animal? There is a rating of the best feeds, which is based not only on the opinion of dog breeders, but also on the analysis of the composition and conclusions of specialists.
- 10. Nutra Gold (Нутра Голд) 1. 10. Nutra Gold (Nutra Gold)
- 9. Belcando (Белькандо) 2. 9. Belcando (Belkando)
- 8. Bosch (Бош) 3. 8. Bosch (Bosch)
- 7. 1st Choice (Фест Чойс) 4. 7. 1st Choice (Fest Choice)
- 6. Arden Grange (Арден Гранж) 5. 6. Arden Grange (Arden Grange)
- 5. Eagle Pack (Игл Пак) 6. 5. Eagle Pack
- 4. Artemis (Артемис) 7. 4. Artemis (Artemis)
- 3. Almo Nature (Альмо Натюр) 8. 3. Almo Nature (Almo Nature)
- 2. Orijen Adult (Ориджент Эдолт) 9. 2. Orijen Adult (Orient Edult)
- 1. Innova EVO (Иннова Эво) 10. 1. Innova EVO (Innova Evo)
10. Nutra Gold (Nutra Gold)
The tenth place in the list is the product from the United States. The trust among the dog lovers was earned by the combination of good quality and reasonable prices. The finished product contains fresh meat of young lambs, chickens, eggs. Present in it and sources of complex carbohydrates and fiber - grain, vegetable and fruit ingredients.
The manufacturer has developed several feed lines based on their needs and age. For example, for adults, a medium-sized pet can purchase the product Adult Dog, which contains components useful for joint tissues - glucosamine and chondroitin. There is also a treat for dogs prone to allergies - Salmon & Potato. It is a food in which the main ingredients are salmon and potatoes.
Nutra Gold does not contain preserving agents, and it is recognized as a safe food for dogs.
9. Belcando (Belkando)
Belkando - a line of modern dog food from Germany. This brand is rightfully included in the top ten of the highest quality forage, as it consists of natural ingredients. Belkando does not use the following products:
- meat by-products;
- substances for preservation and aromatization of feed;
- GMO products and poor quality.
Antioxidants in the composition are natural rosemary oil and vitamin E. 80% of the composition of the product are proteins of animal origin.
The product contains a sufficient number of proteins, therefore it is an excellent food for active dogs that spend a lot of energy on work or competitions.
The manufacturer also thought about the growing babies - a food for puppies of any breeds is produced, as well as separately for puppies of large breeds, with a high content of meat ingredients. If we consider the food of this class, then Belkando is relatively inexpensive.
8. Bosch (Bosch)
This feed belongs to the category of super-premium and is produced in Germany at a family enterprise for more than four decades. It is suitable for all dogs, including those in specific conditions, for example, during puppy breeding, or during the recovery period after the disease. Pet owners note that after a month of feeding by the Bosch diet, the fur stops in the dogs, it becomes thicker, softer and silky.
The food is completely in accordance with the standards of this class, because it contains no preservatives, flavor additives, soy, artificial dyes and chemical additives.
Several special rations with various tastes are produced: fish and potatoes, poultry with spelled, lamb and rice. This menu is ideal for pets kept in apartments and not receiving heavy loads, which is an excellent protection for the pet from increasing excess weight.
The original ingredient in Bosch's diet is spelled - semi-wild wheat, which contains fiber, unsaturated fatty acids, proteins and soluble carbohydrates.
In pet stores you can buy special treats for dogs of this brand - biscuits, cakes, which are an excellent encouragement during training.
7. 1st Choice (Fest Choice)
This non-grain high-end food for dogs is produced in Canada. The development of the Fest Choice feed was attended by professionals - veterinarians and nutritionists. The needs of older dogs, pets with a sensitive stomach, allergies, skin problems and other categories of animals that need special nutrition have been studied.
The feed includes mannan-oligosaccharides, which promote the normalization of the digestive system, flax seeds, which reduce allergic manifestations and support moulting processes at the required level. The composition also contains lecithin, which reduces the amount of cholesterol in the blood, which improves the production of liver enzymes.
In addition, manufacturers add to their feeds a plant extract derived from Yukka Shidiger, its bark contains steroid saponins that lower the level of ammonium in urine. It is the ammonium that gives the animal's feces an unpleasant smell, and its elimination will please owners of dogs using a tray as a toilet.
There are no ingredients that provoke allergies - beef, pork, soy. As meat components in the stern are poultry meat, lamb, and eggs.
Specialized food Fest Choyz was a real salvation for the owners of "special" dog representatives.
6. Arden Grange (Arden Grange)
This is an English production, corresponding to the category of super premium and suitable for pets with average activity. The main ingredients are low-fat pork and rice. Due to the high content of the meat portion, the feed can quickly saturate the pet.
The Arden Grange fodder does not contain artificial flavors, additives, preservatives, and are classified as hypoallergenic for dogs. The composition contains the main useful components - prebiotics, vitamin and mineral supplements, omega-fatty acids.
Mark deserved the trust of many dog owners and professional breeders far beyond England, including Russia, so you can buy it in almost every specialized pet store.
5. Eagle Pack
This species is represented by an American company. Producers produce several types of ration, based on the needs of the animal. For example, feed for puppies contains the amount of protein necessary for growth and development, as well as yogurt biocultures that enrich the sterile intestinal microflora, thereby making it more comfortable to switch from breast milk to regular food and excluding attacks of diarrhea during this period.
Also in the Eagle Pack line, you can find food for hyperactive animals, with a high protein content and healthy fats. This composition allows us to make up for a significant loss of energy.
Producers pay attention to the balancing of protein and fat, enrich their product with useful probiotics, vitamin and mineral supplements. The composition includes ingredients in the form of flour - chicken, chicken, anchovies, brown rice, etc.
4. Artemis (Artemis)
Another brand from the US, included in the top ten quality dog food. This product differs from the others in that in its composition meat occupies only a fifth of the total volume, but with a complete diet of this amount is quite enough for the health and activity of the dog.
The composition of the feed does not include cereals, since the developers believe that they are not necessary food for dogs. As a carbohydrate product added vegetables (potatoes, carrots), herbs, fruits.
Artemis is an unusual food, as it contains ingredients that are unusual for the dog's menu, but are indispensable sources of nutrients - cranberry, blueberry, plant extracts: yucca schidiger, rosemary, green tea, chicory root, brown seaweed.
The producers of Artemis fodder and the problem of digestion were given, adding lactobacilli to their product.
3. Almo Nature (Almo Nature)
Alma Nature is one of the leading brands of the highest category of forage produced in Italy. The composition of the product is as balanced as possible and contains fish and meat as a source of protein.
There are several feed lines developed for different categories of animals, not only on the basis of age, but also on the characteristics of the breed.
The composition of the product includes rice, which allows it to be used for dogs with a tendency to allergic reactions. A special line of rations - Almo Nature for animals with this specific feature is produced, as well as for pets that are too picky in food.
Naturally, the feed does not contain harmful artificial impurities and fully meets the requirements of this category of feed. Manufacturers have taken care of the diversity of tastes of their products, here you can find fish feeds with salmon, white fish, and meat - chicken, lamb.
As an antioxidant in the composition includes rosemary oil. The source of carbohydrates is rice, barley, oatmeal.
2. Orijen Adult
Canadian product of the highest quality, which occupies a leading position in the rating of dog food.
The original Edolt, at the request of the manufacturer, is 70-80% of the meat components and does not contain cereals, which means that the feed contains a lot of protein and little - carbohydrates. In this regard, it is particularly recommended for representatives of large breeds, characterized by excessive activity and mobility.
In the production of this brand, the correct concept is used - using high-quality and fresh products, to maximize the composition of the feed to the natural diet of the animal and to exclude from it everything that is not peculiar to the nutrition of dogs.
Of course, carbohydrate components are present - it's fresh potatoes, eggs, vegetables and fruits. To improve digestion of pets, a number of probiotics are included in the composition of the feed.
1. Innova EVO (Innova Evo)
This, of course, is the unconditional leader of high quality forage produced in the US. Innova Evo was the first among holistics - fodder, created on the basis of components suitable for human nutrition.
Of course, the price of this feed is above average, but it consists entirely of natural ingredients.
According to foreign tests and the votes of experienced breeders, the top grades were immediately three ranges of rations of Innovation - EVO, EVO Red Meat (in the composition of red meat) and EVO Reduced Fat (fodder with low fat content). In Russia almost all types of fodder of this brand were recognized.
In the composition you can find beef meat, lamb, venison. It is the meat components that are listed first and occupy the lion's share in the ration from Innova. In addition, it contains cottage cheese, chicken eggs, vegetable fats and oils that have a beneficial effect on the condition of the pet's coat and other components. The producer enriches the feed with vegetables, herbs, as well as vitamin and mineral supplements.
How and how to feed your pet, each owner decides for himself. However, it is worth remembering that a correct, balanced diet can increase not so long a dog age. A full-fledged diet will affect the health of the dog, its mood and appearance.