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I have been a strong advocate of using Wellness products for my furkids but I've had it!!!!! There have been (3) major price increases in less than a year and it's just gotten too expensive. Wellness is now costing over $90/bag including tax.

So, sorry Wellness, I've switched to Purina ProPlan - chicken & rice. Not only is the ProPlan less expensive @ $67/bag but there is an extra 10 lbs of food in each bag (& Purina offer incentives such as buy 6 bags at once & get one free and buy 10 bags & get one free).

I'll give it a try, see how my guys/gal do on it but many use it & love it!

I understand from the owner of the pet food store, that many are switching from the "main" premium foods due to cost.

Sorry, Wellness, I love your product but you're too rich for me!
 

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We were in PetCo last weekend and I was amazed at some of the cat and dog food prices! We used to use ProPlan, but Tucker had the itchies and flaky skin on it for some reason and we now switch between Eukanuba and Iams since he does beautifully on them and has no problems. We get the big 44-pound bags. I do know lots of other dogs that do great on ProPlan, though! It just didn't work for Tucker. I can't believe some of the prices of foods! One thing I do like about Eukanuba and Iams is that they always send us coupons. :D
 

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I just moved to Missouri, so I thought it was just a regional price difference, which did not make sense to me. It did go up then. I am also having a very hard time finding the bigger bags. The stores are not carrying them.
 

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My guys do excellent on ProPlan. Hope it works for you!
 

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I too love Wellness and have used it for years but the recent past cost increases are making me think of a future food switch as well. I have to go out this weekend and get more dog food and I'll have to seen if Wellness increased again around here.
 

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My cat has always been on Wellness and this past Spring I switched him onto Innova dry and Evo cans. The Natura stuff is less expensive and the Wellness is just ridiculously priced now. I also switched because I believe the quality of Wellness has gone down over the years and it isn't what it used to be. Just my opinion though. I remember when I first fed the Wellness cat food it was baked, not extruded.
 

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YOUCH!!!!!! I pay $45. for 30 lbs of the Fromm 4-star duck, and mid 50's for almost 30 lbs of Acana Provential (inc delivery!). Gosh, at that rate, THK would be cheaper.
 

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I hope it works for you. Keep us updated...I'm always interested in knowig the outcome. I pretty much stick to my Iam's as Lucky's been on that enough to let me know it works well for him. The unfortunate thing with food is it could be weeks, months before you really see a difference.
 

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Holy cow! $90 for a bag of dog food? I pay $35 for a 44 lb bag of ProPlan, shredded beef at our vet office. Two of the boys is on that the other one is on Blue Buffalo which is $46/30 lb. The price differences must be regional.
 

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I feel your pain.
We are on Wellness large Breed adult at $77+ tax a bag(about $86)
We tried switching to Acana but it was too rich for his blood and he had bad runs. So we are back to Wellness.
I am thinking raw isn't much more then wellness and at this point can't decide what to do.
Innova is a bit cheaper so I might switch to that.
 

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OMG!!! Gwen that's crazy for Wellness. I tried ProPlan about a year and half ago but it did nothing for my dogs. I now pay $37.80 for the big bags of Acana and I am very happy with it. I hope this works for you.
 

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Holy moly, that's a lot. A big bag of Wellness here is $49. Pro Plan is not a good food...have you tried something like Chicken Soup for the Soul? That's a good food for a reasonable price (at least around here!).

Caitlin
 

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I would agree Chicken Soup is very similar to Wellness but it depends on what Wellness formula your feeding.
 

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Gunner is on Kumpi. I'm sure most of you have never heard of it. Gunner's trainer introduced us to it and I'm very happy with it. It isn't sold in most pet stores. The president of the company is very careful who she has sell her product. If any of you are interested in checking this out go to www.kumpi.com and read all about Evy and her company. She is a wonderful lady, loves our pets and is making sure that nothing bad is ever put into the ingredience of her dog food. He has so many compliments on his shape and the softness of his coat.
 

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My cat has always been on Wellness and this past Spring I switched him onto Innova dry and Evo cans. The Natura stuff is less expensive and the Wellness is just ridiculously priced now. I also switched because I believe the quality of Wellness has gone down over the years and it isn't what it used to be. Just my opinion though. I remember when I first fed the Wellness cat food it was baked, not extruded.
I agree with this. Since Eagle Pack and Wellness were bought out, the quality isnt high enough. Our last big bag of Eagle Pack Holistic smelled awful, and I was afraid to feed it.

I miss the old Canidae!

How is Innova doing these days in people's minds?

Tango does beautifully on Eukanuba premium performance, but my boys get too fat too fast.
 

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I agree with this. Since Eagle Pack and Wellness were bought out, the quality isnt high enough. Our last big bag of Eagle Pack Holistic smelled awful, and I was afraid to feed it.

I miss the old Canidae!

How is Innova doing these days in people's minds?

Tango does beautifully on Eukanuba premium performance, but my boys get too fat too fast.
I did too and found this if you're interested. It's worked great for us so far. I'll attach the link where I order it from. She's competitive in price and I get it quick. Good luck, I'm sick of the food merry go round too.
http://www.paws-itivelypurr-fectnutrition.com/gaea.html
 
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