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Offline Berner_Mom

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Happy Birthday Tucker! (and a food question)
« on: February 27, 2009, 06:54:24 pm »
My boy Tucker is 1 year old today, can't believe it.  I'll post a few pics soon, got a cute one where he actually wore a birthday party hat for 5 minutes...

My food question is- we are feeding Tucker Orijens large breed puppy kibble (for breakfast, he gets raw for dinner) and now that he is a year old, should we be switching Tucker to Orijens adult food, (or some other adult food/ large breed adult food) OR do we keep feeding the Orijens large breed puppy for another year?

I am wondering as I have heard that larger breeds (and Berners in particular) take 2 years to become full grown, and 2 years to complete their puppyhood...so does Tucker still have another year to go?

Thanks in advance, and have a great weekend everyone.

Sarah
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Re: Happy Birthday Tucker! (and a food question)
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2009, 10:06:31 pm »
orijen foods are all life stages. all formulas are quite close in analysis.  my newf breeder actually prefers the pupply or puppy large over the adult due to more taurine. 6 fish even better. the formulas can actually be switched around for change in flavor for the dog.  oh and HAPPY BIRTHDAY TUCKER!!!

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Re: Happy Birthday Tucker! (and a food question)
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2009, 03:58:58 am »
orijen foods are all life stages. all formulas are quite close in analysis.  my newf breeder actually prefers the pupply or puppy large over the adult due to more taurine. 6 fish even better. the formulas can actually be switched around for change in flavor for the dog.  oh and HAPPY BIRTHDAY TUCKER!!!


Hmmm, that's good to know. I've heard lots of good things about the 6 fish formula, (I'm assuming its adult) maybe I should try a bag of that this time round, as Tucker does look at me sometimes with a "this again?" expression on his face, ha ha ha!
Sarah
Mom to daughter, McKenna,
With us for 40 weeks, 1 day
Silently Born Into Eternity
on May 27, 2007

Mom to fur-kids:
Tucker, 16 months, BMD
Echo, 6 years, Siamese
Simba, 2 years, Orange Tabby
Mom to one reptile-teenager,
Trevor, 16 years, red-eared slider turtle

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Re: Happy Birthday Tucker! (and a food question)
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2009, 02:12:12 pm »
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TUCKER :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Tucker! (and a food question)
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2009, 03:13:48 pm »
They grow so fast! Happy Birthday, Tucker! <3 :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Tucker! (and a food question)
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2009, 04:18:33 pm »
The Origen 6 fish is all life stages, so good all around.  Naja has been on it for a while now (since Canadea changed their formula), and is doing awesome on it.  I've found she really doesn't eat that much either, I'll feed her in the am, and she'll pick at it all day depending on how active she is that day.  ;) :)
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