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I have been in a tiz about what to feed my dogs. I got Parker when he was 8 wks and he was eating Orijen. His stools never were overly firm and I was uneasy feeding him such high protein so I weaned him over to Innova with thoughts of going back to Orijen when he was a year. I was seeing anywhere from firm stools to diarrhea to soft stools and got tired of it. He always acted like he was starved crazy.

I wanted to try Acana but no one sells it locally so I bought Fromm 4 starr duck and sweet potato. When I made the switch his stools were so soft I just did it cold turkey and fed him straight Fromm. Like a miracle his stools were instantly perfect, no more runny, smearing messes and I'm sure his tummy has to feel better.

It is all stages so I will be moving 7 yr old Sammi over to it also. I was feeding her Innova Sr and in process of gradually switching her to Orijen Sr. I had almost had her over to Orijen at 100% but she is always seeming to have problems too, she'll go, walk away a little, go again and try again. In her 7 years she always ate Eukanuba and never had bathroom problems ever so I guess those other foods are just too rich for her. I think she'll do better on the Fromm too. Can't wait to have just one bag for all!!
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YEA!!!!!! I love Fromm too. My springer and ole Aussie girl are on the 4 star duck too, and are doing great. Fromm is a super long time family owned co. with their own plant. VERY important to me that it's not farmed out to a place doing multiple co's food.
 

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I just ordered my first bag of Fromm last week online since I don't have any place that sells it locally. I've read so many good things about it, and I really wanted to start Winchester on it. My only constraint was not having it locally. I decided it was worth it to have it shipped, and since it was over $50 it was free shipping. Win-win situation.

I'm so glad you found a food that works for you!
 

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Great !
Miss T is on Innova right now
Doing well & loving it
I do believe in food rotation & will be trying Fromm next
The Mastiff online community seems to be doing real well on it
Hope you're taking advantage of their online coupons
You have to check regularly ... last month they had $5 off any size bag
Or email/call customer service for "new customer" coupons
http://www.trinatural.com/dog-food-coupons.php

They also have a frequent buyer program :)
http://www.frommfamily.com/frequently-asked-questions.php
 

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Molson was on Fromm's Puppy Gold as a puppy (about 4 months) but his stools never firmed up so he was eating a mix of Fromms/Pro Plan for a little while and now he is on Nature's Harvest. I do like Fromm's though, and now that he is older and on adult food, I'm going to try it again in a few months.

Glad it works for you!!
 

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Lainey loves hers!! We have her on the Fromm Adult Gold regularly, but we often supplement with some of the other "gourmet" versions like the one with no grain, or the salmon one. The cat even loves it more than her own food (Solid Gold) and will often share Lainey's bowl with her, eating just beneath her at the same time!
 

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Molson was on Fromm's Puppy Gold as a puppy (about 4 months) but his stools never firmed up so he was eating a mix of Fromms/Pro Plan for a little while and now he is on Nature's Harvest. I do like Fromm's though, and now that he is older and on adult food, I'm going to try it again in a few months.

Glad it works for you!!
Did you try the 4 star line? It's not as rich as the Gold's I don't think.
 

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Glad to hear it! I am in the process of switching Jester over to the Fromm duck from Taste of the Wild. He loves it...but he'll eat anything! :uhoh: The TOTW gave him gas and goopy ears so I'm hoping this will be the right choice for him!
 

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That's good to hear. Both my boys are on Orijen right now, but Fromm has been on my list of possible foods (which has dwindled rapidly!) should they stop doing as well on the Orijen. It's nice to hear good things about it and I'm glad it's working for you!
 

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We are just finishing the transition from Iams to Blue Buffalo. We haven't had any stool issues and our pups coat has gotten so soft and smooth since eating the BB.

I want to make sure to feed him the healthiest food possible. I wondered what the owners of the show dogs feed because all of their dogs have beautiful coats.

I'll have to check out Fromm food too. How does the average family pet owner know what is best to feed?
 

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We are just finishing the transition from Iams to Blue Buffalo. We haven't had any stool issues and our pups coat has gotten so soft and smooth since eating the BB.

I want to make sure to feed him the healthiest food possible. I wondered what the owners of the show dogs feed because all of their dogs have beautiful coats.

I'll have to check out Fromm food too. How does the average family pet owner know what is best to feed?


Trial and error. Narrow down some quality foods that you feel comfortable with the co., and use whatever YOUR dog does best on.
 

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I just ordered my first bag of Fromm last week online since I don't have any place that sells it locally. I've read so many good things about it, and I really wanted to start Winchester on it. My only constraint was not having it locally. I decided it was worth it to have it shipped, and since it was over $50 it was free shipping. Win-win situation.

I'm so glad you found a food that works for you!
Hey Ambesi, Did you rely on the Fromm dealer locator to tell you if anyone in your area carries it? I ask because I found 2 stores near me who have it that did NOT appear on the Fromm site. I'm not sure how up-to-date their site is.

Just thought I'd mention it in case there are more places you could check locally.
 

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Always feel as if congratulations are in order whenever someone finds a food (especially one from a company like Fromm) that makes for peaceful feeding! Good for you and the pooch! :)
 

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When we got our puppy 8 months ago I researched the heck out of foods including emailing some companies about questions. I decided on Fromm. We just got a second puppy last week. Hie was on Pro Plan & his gas was terrible & his stools were formed but mushy. I started day one transitioning him to Fromm. He is about 3/4+ Fromm 1/4- Pro plan & already less smelly gas & better formed stools.
Biggest sell for me besides ingredients was they manufacture their own food also. Not some other factory like Diamond. That is why when they had those recalls there were so many, Diamond manufactures more than just Diamond food.

Ambesi, More specialized feed stores will order Fromm if you ask. I actually found mine at a mom & pop dog bakery. Free shipping makes it not so bad. Ours did go up a few dollars recently but so did everyone else.
 

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We started our Koda on Orijen large breed puppy. I wanted to give him the best. But I went through a month of liquid diarreah to pudding poop. His stools were so stinky too. So I switched to Fromn Gold large breed puppy food, recommended from our local pet store. What a difference! His stools were formed within two days. His coat is so soft and fluffy. I'm so great full for this dog food. I feel so bad that I didn't switch sooner!
 

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My breeder recommends Fromm for my puppy. I have a local pet store in Maryland that carries it. There are so many kinds of From food. I am confused.
 

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My breeder recommends Fromm for my puppy. I have a local pet store in Maryland that carries it. There are so many kinds of From food. I am confused.

Fromm has a large breed puppy in their gold line that you could use. Also, check and see what product your breeder is using.
 
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