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sometimes the tried and true is what people use, especially long time breeders, there is a saying "if it isn't broken don't fix it" I know many who have fed Purina Pro Plan (specifically) with great success... it is not what I feed, I am also a raw feeder, but I do think there is something to be said about using the food that your dog does the best on and if they are successfully feeding Purina then who am I to tell them not to.
The other piece of this is that many breeders have multiple dogs... I personally have 9. Some of the newer foods ie. Earthborn and others are very expensive for those of us with multiple dogs to feed. So we make a choice and find a high quality less expensive kibble. Many of us would like to feed some of these newer high level kibbles but honestly feeding 9 dogs a bag of kibble that costs upwards of $60 a bag is just not doable...
That having been said ... I have one dog, my wolfhound who eats Fromm Classic Adult kibble... she is doing great on it and has grown slowly without issue... I don't see any point in changing her over to raw when she has done so well on the Fromm.... My others eat raw but honestly I have been considering switching them over to the Fromm kibble it is much less expensive to feed and Natalie has done so well on it I might give it a shot.... but feeding a very expensive kibble is just not an option ....it's a whole different story when you just have one or two dogs to feed
Shalva and the Milbrose Retrievers and Irish Wolfhound