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FirstMate Grain Friendly Free Range Lamb Meal & Oats Formula Dog Food

FirstMate Grain Friendly Free Range Lamb Meal & Oats Formula Dog Food

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    Great change for the pup.

    By Amanda on May 13, 2021

    First mate has been life changing for my dog. No more food allergies found in this food. I like that it’s high in protein. I like knowing that I can give her less food because of this. The price is much better than those expensive other dog brands and say they are better. 100% recommended.

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    Not Tasty Apparently

    By JWtheTWC on Dec 30, 2020

    I love everything about the ingredients in this product. Finding a food that isn't grain free, but also doesn't give him constant itchy scratchy is tough. Unfortunately, my dog hates it. He isn't a finicky eater, so this must taste really bad. At first, I thought it was the lamb, so I switched to the I love everything about the ingredients in this product. Finding a food that isn't grain free, but also doesn't give him constant itchy scratchy is tough. Unfortunately, my dog hates it. He isn't a finicky eater, so this must taste really bad. At first, I thought it was the lamb, so I switched to the chicken formula. That's even worse. He chokes down a few bits of kibble if I mix in some meat and veggies, but it's going to take me 2 months to get him to eat the entire bag. I hate to waste it. … more

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    Great change for the pup.

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    First mate has been life changing for my dog. No more food allergies found in this food. I like that it’s high in protein. I like knowing that I can give her less food because of this. The price is much better than those expensive other dog brands and say they are better. 100% recommended.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Good for food allergies

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    Needed a food with grains (vet said the grain-free thing is a trend and not better) I also needed a kibble without chicken as my dog was having really mucusy stools and my vet said it’s likely a food allergy and the first thing to try avoiding is chicken. Since we switched to this food all my dog’s (a 75lb 2.5yr old golden retriever) issues have cleaned up. I can’t say he loves it, but he eats it and it doesn’t upset his digestion.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Non-picky dog wouldn't touch

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    My dog normally will eat anything. Broccoli, apples, carrots, you name it. She wouldn't touch this from the second it was opened.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Glad to find this at Chewy!!

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    My pups love this lower fat, simple ingredient food!

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Dog Food

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    My Dogs like it. I have a 16MO 75lb yellow lab a 9YO 45lb Lab/Springer Mix. Bothe female, both on this food. Recently switched from other brands/recipes. This is a high quality, reputable food and my dogs are doing quite well on it. Very dense and I feed them much less than previous foods. My Yellow Lab has had digestive/stool issues from day 1, regardless of foods I tried. This is solving those issues. She is happier, healthier and no fish-breath form the prior "sensitive dog" foods. My 4-star rating is not for the food but for Chewy. While I like the convenience of to the door delivery, Chewy, with tax and shipping is nearly $15 a bag more than my local supplier.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    delivery time is getting worse

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    I ordered my dog food through Chewy because they said I would have it Thursday. Now they said end of day 3 days later. Not okay when you’re out of dog food.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for allergy relief!

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    I have 4 dogs and 2 of them suffered with allergies. My Yorker was always chewing her paws and chihuahua was itching and scratching constantly to the point his hair/fur was patchy and was losing fur. This food has changed all that. This is my second monthly shipment and I’m glad I found this. Researched tons of brands; eliminating each one by one after reading all ingredient labels, this is the one I chose since the other’s main ingredient was fish. I recommend this if your pup suffers from allergies!!

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Not Tasty Apparently

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    I love everything about the ingredients in this product. Finding a food that isn't grain free, but also doesn't give him constant itchy scratchy is tough. Unfortunately, my dog hates it. He isn't a finicky eater, so this must taste really bad. At first, I thought it was the lamb, so I switched to the chicken formula. That's even worse. He chokes down a few bits of kibble if I mix in some meat and veggies, but it's going to take me 2 months to get him to eat the entire bag. I hate to waste it.

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    My Dog Wouldn't Eat This Food

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    My dog is not a picky eater, but he has allergies and I was hoping this food would help as others had recommended. He was previously on a Lamb and oats based food. My dog would not touch this food. The only food I have ever fed that he refused to eat. Wouldn't touch even when I put canned food on top of it. I was very disappointed.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect Kibble

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    Currently transitioning both of my dogs off raw food and back to kibble to make our lives a little easier while moving homes. Was seriously struggling to find a food that was high in protein WITHOUT packing in a ton of pea protein. This food has been amazing. We had zero digestive issues going from raw to this food which is really saying something. Also emailed the company to find the number of grams of protein per cup and then assured me each cup has at least 39g of protein which is HUGE. very happy to have found this and even happier that chewy is carrying it :)

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