Friday, October 7, 2016

Fit Food Friday: Nutro Wild Frontier Final Thoughts

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Happy dog, healthy dog, fun beach day

For the month of September, both Koira and Ptera ate Nutro Wild Frontier's Woodland Trail recipe. Both of them enjoyed the food a lot, and stayed eager to eat every day at mealtime (and in between, because they are food hounds).

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Super crinkly bag at the end of the month

I noticed after the first few weeks that Ptera was extra silky soft. Though she looks short hair, and is, she has more hair and sheds more than Koira. And I didn't notice any particular difference in the amount she shed. But she did feel very nice, with a silky coat and clean skin. Koira didn't have as much of a difference. She's been trying to get over the vicious cycle of a bug bite that cause itching which made her scratch to the point of losing fur by her tail, back in August. I do think her hair is starting to come back, but she notoriously stays bald for a long time when stuff like that happens. Her fur that she does have, though, appears healthy and shiny, and her skin outside of the itchy area we are working on is clean and clear.

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Throughout the entire month of feeding Nutro, the dogs had consistent bowel movements. No excessively soft stools, or overly large ones.

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Ptera's food for a day, in a slow feed bowl

Overall, I felt like this is one of the best quality kibbles I've fed to my dogs, and I plan on keeping it as part of their normal rotational diet. It can be hard to find foods that work as well as this one for multiple dogs, and of course, there may be dogs who don't do great on this food. But both of mine love it, and do really well on it.

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Happy, healthy dog

We were provided with this food in exchange for our honest review. We were not compensated in any other way, and all opinions are 100% our own true experience. 


  1. You have mentioned that you feed a rotational diet. I would really enjoy to hear what foods you use in your rotation.

    1. I'll do a post about the rotational diet I feed soon.