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Blue Buffalo Basic - Tried both wet and dry for my dog’s sensitive skin, she has food allergies. She still itched. Having looked at the ingredient statement and the company's advertising, they claim to be better quality, however it’s all marketing appealing to millennials. I used to purchase ingredients for dry pet food, and other than the fact that they use poultry meal instead of poultry-by product meal, there is no sense paying a premium for a product that is essentially the same a Purina. Further, poultry by product meal actually may be more digestible for pets, so it may be all smoke and mirrors marketing.
I spoke with my vet (that has a pet) and she said she felt that there was way too much fiber in their products and as such would not feed Blue products to her dog. My dog is very sensitive to food and I do have a hard time finding products for her to eat, outside of Purina HA, which is awfully expensive but in reality Blue's products are more hype than anything else and is probably not worth the premium. They also use de-boned chicken is probably frozen product, so if one wants a real premium product go with Origen, it seems to be all fresh. Don't waste your money on the hype this company is selling, there are better options out there worth the premium.
What we now know about Blue Buffalo makes me and my family sick. Our dog became violently ill after eating Blue Buffalo. We had him checked into emergency. His condition was dire and the Vet said that they were not sure that the dog would make it through the night. They brought him back to better health, but it was touch and go. I remember prior to his issues that he would whine at his dog dish. I didn't understand why. He would look at us and look at his dog dish. I kept telling him to eat that there was nothing wrong with his food. Well the dog was hungry, so he reluctantly ate the food. After that he had his spell in emergency, we only fed him rice with chicken that we made up ourselves. His condition improved and he was back to normal. We kept up feeding him the rice and chicken for a couple of weeks. From all indications he was back to himself again.
After that, we started mixing his dog food with the rice and chicken and eventually weened away the rice and chicken. Next he was back on just Blue Buffalo again. A couple of days later his condition went from good to downhill again. He continued to not want to eat his food. We found him on the bathroom floor one morning. He was lethargic and he died there that morning. He was fine for a couple of days prior and he went downhill after feeding him Blue Buffalo again. It was only after he died that I put two and two together.
The only common denominator was his eating his Blue Buffalo food that brought his health condition down. Had we only paid closer attention to him. He was giving us signs by whining at his dog dish when we put the food in front of him. He knew there was something wrong with the food, but we didn't pay close enough attention. What this taught us is that we need to pay closer to attention to our dog as they are ultra sensitive and can detect things.
Blue Buffalo/Wilderness almost killed my dog - I purchased a bag of Blue Wilderness puppy dry food not knowing that Blue Wilderness was related to Blue Buffalo. My dog became VERY ill, throwing up and vomiting excessive. My dog became lethargic and his issue became worse with blood in his stool and vomit. I thought he may have eaten something bad that did not agree with him however he only got worse! I took him to the vet thinking he contracted Parvo since the symptoms were so similar. They did a Parvo test and it was Negative. All x-rays, blood, stool, came back normal of course. It was the Blue Wilderness dog food that made my baby sick and he is LUCKY to be alive! Who is going to correct and compensate for this? Horrible!
They claim to have more healthy food for your pet, but have the same just listed different on can. I spent more thinking it would be better quality but same as Friskies with just a higher price tag. My cat was sick for days after eating this food.
Looking for quality which I feel Blue Buffalo has both their dry food and wet along with Solid Gold food. Would not jeopardize my dog's health with choosing any food of low quality.
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Since I changed to Blue Buffalo my little Sadie Mae has more energy, she's more alert and wants to walk and play again. I feed her the Wilderness high protein - grain free Salmon recipe with Life Source Bits-adult. This is a very good investment in her health and well being. I love my little girl and would be lost without her, feeding her Blue Buffalo ensures she'll be happy and healthy.
Excellent reviews, great digestive ingredients. Have tried the kibble & canned food. Easy for my dog to digest. Just wish there were coupons for this product.
My dog really loves this brand, I get 4 of the different choices that Blue Buffalo offers and he loves all of them. This brand has all of the benefits that are needed for my dog which I have check and I am very pleased with this product.
My seven year old pitbull is actually a very finicky eater. She does like the Blue Buffalo. My only complaint is I wish it was a little cheaper. But as the saying goes you get what you pay for.
Blue Buffalo Pet Foods is a very good all nature food for my dog. It's a little high in price but the vet to me this is the number 1 dog food. Thank you. I would try another food for my dog.
My dog a Lab mix, loves this food, even eating it twice a day for 8 years. Her lab results are perfect, her weight is well within normal ranges and there have been no negative side effects.
I use the one for small breed. My dogs use to have problems walking and no longer have problems since using Blue Buffalo pet food. They also had more pep. The lamb is getting hard to find lately. I can only find online.
I have been feeding Blue Buffalo Pet Foods for 3 years to a Doberman and a Boxer. Both dogs have sleek healthy coats and have had no health issues. I order through Chewy.com and the food comes when I need it.
My pup has had horrible allergies his entire life. He gets daily steroid pills, shots once a month, can't have not 1 flea and we have to monitor his diet very closely. A veterinarian told me to try Blue Buffalo and said it was the best on the market for fur babies like mine. This dog food is quite expensive, even for a 15 lb pup. After using it for a couple months, there was little to no change at all. For my dog, I personally don't think it is worth the price you pay for it.
Blue Buffalo is a little costly, but I like that she likes it and I feel better that she is getting food healthier for her. It's hard to find in my area so I usually buy in bulk when I find it.
I purchased this food because it seemed to have fewer "gross" ingredients than any other I had seen. I know that some foods have things such as chicken feathers in them and I did not want my dogs eating that stuff!
We switched to the Blue Buffalo brand when our dogs got really sick and refused to eat their food. Within a week they both were looking better and seemed happier.
I have tried other dog foods but my dog has always preferred Blue Buffalo. When I purchased other brands he would sometimes leave the food in his dish for hours. Now every time I put Blue Buffalo in his dish he eats every bite right away, fast, and always seems to look for more. He seems to look forward to his food at every meal. The ingredients are healthier than many other brands. I do wish the price was a little more reasonable though!
This is a really good dog food, it just has healthy ingredients in it. It is one of the best out there. If you are looking for a good dog food then you should try this one.
It is the only brand I can get my dogs to eat, daily, without getting bored with it. I love how healthy it has kept my dogs. I just wish it wasn't so expensive or there were coupons for it!
Unfortunately, when you contact Blue Buffalo Pet Foods for an in depth analysis of their brands of food, they will not commit to answering your questions, and will instead, beat around the bush so to speak. I had initially contacted them regarding their foods out of concern - not only was I feeding their product to my dogs, but a friend of mine had a 10 year old cat that went into sudden renal failure, recovered, and then suddenly became hyperthyroid. I was very concerned, naturally, however, did not receive answers directly from the company. As such, I have switched brands of food and have certainly seen much better results.
My two little shih tzus are on the grain-free food and they love it. My big dogs are on rice and chicken. I used to cook chicken and rice and add it to other brands. They will eat Blue Buffalo dry and love it.
We have used Blue Buffalo for our Doberman Pinscher and Chinese Shar-Pei since we got them as puppies. They have been very healthy and active. Their musculature and bone structures are excellent. We attribute these features to the fact that they are purebred, come from prize-winning families, and the great diet they obtain through eating only Blue Buffalo.
My dog loves Blue and I love how is full of good ingredients and no grains. I think he's healthier and more active when he eats Blue. And I love how many different flavors there are.
The stores always charge at least $5 more when one makes in store purchase in contrast to online purchase. When you show price discrepancy to store they at times refuse to honor lower price.
Food seems good, but it makes both of my little dogs fart a lot. I buy the small adult dog food. Maybe I need to get a different kind.
The Blue Buffalo pet food is very good quality but with dogs that may not be as active as others, they quickly gained weight. So I now use a less calorie food to prevent weight gain.
Blue Buffalo's a healthy and great pet food choice! My pets love meal time. They've recently started selling in Publix as well, making it even easier to find.
I love feeding my dogs 5 star foods, and Blue Buffalo was on the top of that list. They liked the food (dry) but weren't too happy with the LifeSource bits, which it seemed they spit out. Also this particular flavor was hard to find. A while back Blue Buffalo got caught in a discrepancy about a specific canned food. I was disappointed about the dishonesty of this situation and hastily changed the dry food to Simply Nourish. It's 5 star and they like it. Just started sprinkling this food with TruDog Boost Me, and they absolutely love it.
All my dogs have been eating this food for years they love it. Blue wilderness is the best kind in the can. My little dogs like them. They have all kinds of new flavors.
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