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What Do The Hounds Eat? Nutro & Giveaway!

The hound dogs in the house, Devie and Hawise, eat a lot of things: scraps Lil drops, food they lick from the dishes, birthday cakes, chicken poop, grass, peas from the garden, basically anything they can get their paws on.  I only feed them one thing: Nutro dog food. I have fed Nutro's Adult Lamb and Rice formula for years. It keeps the dogs' coats looking lustrous, they eat it well, and their stools are firm.  Did I just write that?  Well, it's true, and a decent measure of food quality.

Recently the fine folks at Nutro offered me a sample of their Ultra Holistic Food.

nutro ultra being inspected by coonhoundWhen the bags arrived, Devie approached cautiously, sniffing the bags all over.

nutro ultra two dogsWhen Hawise entered the picture, Devie claimed the bags and growled for her to go away. Neither of them could tear into the bag alone so we helped them out with a little dog food day reenactment.

devie hound eating nutro food hawise dog eating nutro food

The dogs love the Ultra formula as much as any food, which is to say they gobble it up as if it were their last meal.  Like the lamb and rice formula, Ultra Holistic keeps them looking fine and their digestive system continues to seem great so far as I can tell from what's coming out the other end.  The Ultra formula differs most from the Lamb and Rice with the addition of nutrient rich superfoods like avocado, salmon, blueberries, pomegranates and more to support immunity, heart health, and sharp vision.

In an ideal world, I would make my own food for the dogs from all natural local humanely raised meats, whole grains and vegetables.  Right now, there isn't room in our food budget nor my busy schedule for doing so.  Nutro suits our needs and my dog's health very well.

Now for the fun part: Nutro wants to feed your pup you too! Leave a comment with your favorite dog's name. I'll pick five random comments at 8 pm next Monday May 10 to receive a sample bag of Nutro Ultra! Be sure to leave a valid email address so I can contact you if you win.

The contest is over!  Congratulations to winners Tracie, Tara, Lisa, Jen, and Betsy!

Disclosure: I received the Nutro samples for free. I am not being compensated  for this review and giveaway.