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Q: Anyone heard anything about Nurto?

May 29, 2008 | By Lisa | 7 answers | Expired: 2302 days ago

Lisa

I feed my dog Nutro Natural Choice Lamb And Rice and I have heard that there has been some dogs getting sick recently from it, and I too have noticed a change in my dogs actions. He has had diarrhia and occasionally vomits and isn't as playful as he was maybe a month or so ago. I though at first it was me just worrying too much, but for me to hear people having the same sort of problems and having it get worse, I feel like I don't want to keep feeding my dogs this food. I don't feel comfortable anymore knowing that since Mars, corp bought them out last year, they have had a steady decline in their product. consumeraffairs.com is where I started hearing of all of this and people I know have had the same issues I have - Let me know your thoughts PLEASE!

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Katrina02
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May 31, 2008

I have also had a problem with Nutro, but ONLY with the Lamb flavor. All 3 of my dogs have been eating (senior) Nutro for a couple years with no problem. I recently picked up a bag of the Lamb flavor that I'd never used. One of the dogs got awful diarrhea and then wouldn't touch the stuff. No problem with the other two.

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Andrea K.
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May 31, 2008

That is so weird that that has that effect on your dog. I feed nutro to my dog all the time, and we fed our old dog about 20 years ago the same food. Dogs just have different sensitivies just like humans do.

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Bob C.
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May 30, 2008

I recently read that Nutro had some additional problems.. dogs getting sick and throwing up.. some vets indicated it could be the food.. Personally I would not use Nutro. They are owned my menu foods which was involved with the last food recall. Personally I use Canadae, which is human grade food. It is not sold in every pet store but if you call around you can find a store that does sell it.

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Terrapin46
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May 29, 2008

I've been feeding my dog Nutro dog food (the Senior formula,) for months, and haven't noticed her getting sick from the food....however I HAVE noticed that whenever I feed her people food or dog food that ISN'T Nutro, THEN she gets very sick, runs, vomit, the works. So I am VERY interested in any discussion of this or anything else someone might have to say. I never thought it was the dog food before because -while- she's eating it, she seems fine, its only when I diverge from her regular food that she gets sick. But I never heard of any problems with it before, either.

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Brenda G.
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May 29, 2008

I personally have not used it, BUT on another website a guy was giving away other food because his dog was sick and Nutro was "human grade" and the only food which improved his dog's health.

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Kellee B.
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May 29, 2008

contact the company itself.. they have always answered questions in the past I have fed this food to my cats and dogs for 6 years now and have NEVER had a problem!!

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Anonymous
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Anonymous

May 29, 2008

I would contact my vet asap! They have the updated info. I would also stop feeding my pet this food and put away any and ALL unused food. Keep it in case you need it for further action, i.e. testing of it etc. to find out what made your dog ill. If you dog is indeed showing signs of different behaviour PLEASE get him to a vet now. This is something that one can not play with. The last recall my Mum lost her cat within 36 hours and nothing could be done. Its just not wasting time on. Especially since you stated you see a change in your pet. Good luck and I pray you take my advice. Sending good thoughts your way. Just my thoughts on this since we lost one due to last recall...

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