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Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
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I have been reading a lot about dog food nutrition. I have

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I have been reading a lot about dog food nutrition. I have been feeding my five-year old terrier mix canned Science Diet. I see now that it gets poor ratings for nutrition.
What brands would you recommend? My dog weighs just a little over nine pounds and will not eat dry food.
The choices and information are overwhelming.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.


Thanks for your question. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

It is overwhelming how many kinds and brands of dog food are out there. I personally feed Royal Canin to all my pets, but they have health issues, and are on prescription diets for their individual issues.

Here is a website I like that rates pet foods, describes their ingredients, etc. I think any of their 5 star foods should be good:

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

The link I sent you was for the dry foods; here are their recommended wet foods:

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

Let me know if I can help with or answer anything else.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?