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Purina Dog Chow

Purina Dog Chow
Overall Satisfaction Rating 2.22/5
  • 5 stars
    47
  • 4 stars
    16
  • 3 stars
    12
  • 2 stars
    11
  • 1 stars
    137
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    Rated with 1 star
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    Original review: Feb. 3, 2020

    I purchased a 36lb bag of my dogs food and when I got home I poured it in the food bin only to find hundreds of maggots. When I returned it to the store for a refund, I was informed that several shipments have been like that to their other locations and they are pulling them off the shelf. BEWARE OF THE LARGE BAGS!

    10 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Sept. 17, 2019

    Our dogs have been eating Purina Dog Chow - Complete Adult with Real Chicken for a while without any trouble. Just opened a new bag and the after the first feeding, one of our weimaraners threw up 7 times. Took her off the food and gave her boiled rice and chicken after which she perked up. Two days later we are at the vet with dog bloat where she passed away. Today, our remaining weimaraner has diarrhea. We are switching food. There is no way I can lose another dog.

    29 people found this review helpful

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      Rated with 1 star
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: Sept. 1, 2019

      I have tried Dog Chow before and it seemed to make my dogs sick! They was throwing up, diarrhea and couldn’t keep anything down. Recently I went back to Dog Chow and at first, everything was fine. The dogs seem to be okay with it. But then it started making my dogs sick again! I'm not sure if this has happened to anyone else but I have four dogs and two of them was the ones that got really sick while eating this food.

      15 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 1 star
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: April 27, 2019

      About a 10 days ago I bought Purina Chow. Stated Real Beef and Rice. Tender Crunchy. I usually buy Purina trying the different types to find what my dogs actually like. 1.5 year old Husky and 7 year old Blue Pit. Ever since I have been feeding them this puppy chow they have been throwing up all over my house. It's a 36 lb bag. There is probably 5 or 6 lbs of it left. Yesterday morning I bought different food even though there's still enough for them for a few more days. Figured the vomiting started same day they were fed the puppy chow. Tender and crunchy and hoped that it was the food otherwise I was gonna have to take them to my vet. Gratefully they haven't thrown up since I stopped feeding them this Purina puppy chow: (healthy start nutrition tender & crunchy real beef and rice food).

      I also checked the sell by date. It's supposed to be good till March 2020... So why - when I have been feeding my animals Purina products since Purina has existed. It's a fairly cheap pet food but it's not the bottom of the barrel. I've bought cheaper food like Dollar General or Family Dollar brands 'cause I was a couple dollars short to get the Purina and my dogs would just turn their nose up at it and not eat for days till I got them Purina. So why did my dogs get sick from this particular Purina? They seemed as they enjoyed eating it. And I also only feed my dogs/pup one cup of food at a time. Three/four times a day. My dogs don't eat and eat and eat till they throw up. Their vomit was half to three fourth digested food.

      I also have a few cats and ran out of cat food on Wednesday April 24th 2019, wasn't able to get cat food till Friday April 26, 2019, so my cats happily ate the puppy chow. As they do every time I run out of cat food they happily eat the dog food, as they do every time I run out of cat food... They got sick all the sudden after eating the puppy chow and was throwing up all over my house till Friday when I was able to make it to the store. As soon as they got different food they all stopped vomiting. What should I do? Anyone else have this issue.

      21 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 4 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: April 25, 2019

      I find Purina One varieties to serve my dogs' needs at a reasonable price point and decent ingredient list. They receive compliments on their health and appearance every time they go anywhere as service dogs.

      4 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 3 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: April 25, 2019

      There are certain dog foods one of my dogs won't eat but this one Shadow will, for whatever reason. I'm not crazy about the ingredients. The really "good" you're supposed to feed them to, way too expensive!

      6 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 5 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: April 24, 2019

      I like the Purina dog food adult brand, esp the 52 lb bag. Great value! My dog likes it as well. Definitely a great brand, and cost wise as well. Your dog will like Purina dog food too! Great buy!

      2 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 5 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: April 23, 2019

      I like that I can buy a bulk bag at Sam's club. The price is better than if I buy it at a regular pet store or a grocery store. It’s the main reason for the brand.

      3 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 4 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: April 23, 2019

      I like the look and the option for healthy weight. Most importantly- my dog loves it, and it does not cause any gastro-intestinal upset. What appeals to me is not as important as its appeal to my fur baby.

      3 people found this review helpful
      Rated with 3 stars
      Verified Reviewer
      Original review: April 22, 2019

      Walmart in my area very rarely has the Purina Puppy Chow in stock. I feel it is ok as a brand. Always want to eat it. Chemicals and preservatives are a real concern in any processed foods. I want my animals to have the vitamins and minerals they NEED, not just the minimum.

      5 people found this review helpful
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      Purina Dog Chow author review by Dr. Ken Tudor

      Purina Dog Chow is one of the most popular dog food brands. Its products can be found in most supermarkets and pet stores.

      • Easy to find: This pet food is easily available and can be purchased almost anywhere.

      • Food for different stages: Dog Chow has a puppy, adult and senior version of its foods, so you can get the right food for your dog as his needs change.

      • Variety of food types: You can get a variety of foods for different types of dogs,such as a light, healthy chicken mix for overweight adult dogs or a high protein formula for active senior dogs.

      • Lots of resources for puppies: In addition to puppy food, there's information on the company website about how to raise a healthy and happy puppy.

      • Options for dogs with special needs: Dog Chow offers special formulas for dogs on high protein, low carbohydrate, high fat and other special diets.

      • Special formulas: Purina also has special veterinary formulas to help dogs with medical problems.

      by Dr. Ken Tudor Pet Food Contributing Editor

      A recognized expert and leader in pet nutrition, Dr. Ken Tudor has written over 200 articles on the subject. He also has a featured weekly blog on petMD, is published in major veterinary journals and is a frequent internet media guest expert. He is the founder of Hearthstone Homemade, a recipe and supplement program for pet parents wishing to feed nutritious homemade dog food.

      Purina Dog Chow Company Information

      Company Name:
      Purina Dog Chow
      Year Founded:
      1894
      Country:
      United States
      Phone:
      (800) 778-7462
      Website:
      dogchow.com