Pure Balance™ Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food 30 lb. Bag
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Since we started her on this food 4 years ago she has had almost no stomach issues. She loves it, and it makes her fur/hair soft, shiny, and overall makes her look like a dog supermodel. And since it's carried at Wal-Mart we can buy it anywhere we travel, which is super convenient. It's a little pricier than other brands, but is well worth it!
I've been feeding my dog the Chicken and Brown Rice food for over a year with no issue, and suddenly one bag I bought looked off, a bit darker than usual, and after a few days of eating it he couldn't seem to drink enough water, to the point where if he wasn't taken out every couple hours he was having accidents. WalMart has taken my complaint very seriously, filed a ticket, and a few days after calling them I received a call from Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, saying they were the manufacturers and they wanted to know if my dog is continuing to have symptoms and if I'd been refunded for the food.After getting bloodwork done with it coming back showing heightened liver enzymes, two vets now agree, it was almost certainly the off bag of food, especially given how quickly he returned to normal after stopping the food. However, he was only on it a week - had he continued to eat it longer, it could've been a lot worse.
Ainsworth has not yet said what they're going to do about it, but until it's figured out, I really would recommend staying away from Pure Balance brand and any other Ainsworth foods (Rachel Ray's Nutrish, Dad's, and Better Than treats). Sadly on other sites I've seen I'm not the only one who's had this issue.
Btw for reference my dog is a 7 year old american bulldog, pitbull mix. Pure Balance™ Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food 15 lb. Bag
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