Canine Rotation Diet Experiments
With three dogs in the house, I had hoped that all three could eat the same food. But, I was soooo naive. While Simon can eat any food, canned or kibble, without incident, Zora needs to be on a weight conscious diet and Piper has a super sensitive stomach restricting her to a single protein food for her main diet.
In an effort to find the right combination of food, supplements and treats to meet everyone’s needs, I have ended up unintentionally experimenting a bit with a canine rotation diet. I am just starting to explore and experiment with a canine rotation diet. I have a LOT more to learn about how to set up and manage a true canine rotation diet and will write more as I learn more. For now, I am trying to find foods that my dogs like and that meet my nutritional and safety standards.
A rotation diet for the dogs is a holistic approach and nutritional philosophy touting the benefits of dietary variety by rotating proteins (fish, chicken, bison, beef, lamb, etc.) and food forms (kibble, canned, raw etc.).
We’ve been in a bit of a fish – bison rotation rut so I was excited to give the Nature’s Logic® 100% All Natural Canine Lamb Meal Feast a try.
Each Nature’s Logic® dry kibble diet “is specially coated with digestive enzymes and plasma protein containing high levels of natural vitamins, minerals, and albumin and globulin proteins” The proteins are sourced from the USA, Norway, Italy, and New Zealand and Nature’s Logic® is committed to high quality, safe products. The company insists that their vendors “guarantee that the ingredients do not come from China, and that they contain no chemical preservatives, herbicides, or insecticides.”
Nature’s Logic® pet foods are formulated the way a truly natural diet should be. We never use man-made, chemically-synthesized vitamins, minerals, or amino acids. Nature’s Logic® 100% natural pet foods are made primarily of meats and other high-quality protein sources, combined with carefully selected plant products to naturally provide the essential nutrition your pet needs to thrive.
Simon and Zora are Yellow Labs and, true to their breed reputation, they are HIGHLY food motivated so they are not always the most discerning of judges. However, Piper is a bit of a princess and is about as picky as a toddler being asked to eat broccoli for the first time so I was most curious to see her reaction when I opened the bag. Piper most definitely channeled her inner lab because she made a beeline for the bag! Unfortunately, the lamb proved too rich for Piper’s sensitive tummy as a meal but because of her enthusiasm for the food, I think it will make a great training treat. The lamb kibble is a great option for Simon and Zora that we can work into the rotation.
Piper really requires a single protein food. Thankfully, Nature’s Logic® also offers two single protein options: sardine and chicken. Of course, Piper is allergic to chicken (because… it’s Piper) so we will be checking out the Sardine Meal Feast to see if that works for her overly sensitive system.
Overall, I am incredibly impressed with the quality and integrity of this food and this company. I highly recommend giving Nature’s Logic a try and you know I do not just throw around compliments. Check out the FAQs on their page and read about the ingredients and the science behind their formulas.
If you are using a rotation diet, what foods and supplements do you incorporate?
FTC Disclosure: We received a bag of Nature’s Logic® kibble in exchange for our fair and honest review. We were not compensated for our review and all opinions are our own. Nature’s Logic® is not responsible for the content of this post.