My puppy got diarrhea & vomiting from this brand!
My puppy loved the taste of the Salmon one for puppies but she kept getting diarrhea and seemed to have belly aches and I wasn't sure if it was the food or the diet change from what the breeder had been giving her. We then got our 2nd puppy and she too got diarrhea as well as vomiting so I changed both of them to a reputable brand which a fried recommended to me, 'Taste of the Wild' and both puppies were fine and thrived. After 3 weeks I tried both puppies on the MFM brand again and both had diarrhea and one had vomiting as well so it is defina...tely their food. I have returned the unopened bags to the store I purchased it from and thrown out about $80 worth of opened kibble. I am really disappointed with this brand and would not recommend it.
My puppy loves it
I mixed this food with my puppies old food and he picked out the new puppy food from the old. He has had no reactions to this food.
The size of the kibble is perfect for smaller puppies. The quality is excellent as well. So far I am very happy with this product.
Relieved and delighted
My dog is an Am Staff x Boxer with the most sensitive stomach in the world. He can't have chicken or beef protein, which cuts out most things. I had him on Royal Canin Vet diet, which was all he could eat. I researched pet food extensively and found only a couple of positive reviews for MFM which seriously worried me BUT the ingredients are great and I knew my dog could manage duck protein. So I bought MFM duck and turkey grain free. I was pretty sure from the reviews that it would be an epic fail. It has been a real success story for us. No il...l effects at all. The dog with the most sensitive stomach is completely fine and happy. He loves the food and licks the bowl like crazy to get every speck of it. We fed it to our older golden retriever and she was also 100% happy. I honestly don't know why people have had such problems with MFM and I'm sorry that they did. I've been there so many times. It's a real blessing to us and the feeding guide as compared to RC is 325grams less a day - a cup and a half less to be exact! So we are saving money on a food that has excellent ingredients. All I can say is that all dogs are different and it's worth a try, for sure. Duck and Turkey Grain Free is what I bought.
My dogs love it
I have been feeding my two dogs the Single Protein Hypoallergenic Grain and Gluten free Goat for over eight months now. I introduced it slowly as a treat and my dogs LOVE it. I have had no issues with their stomachs, their faeces are good and their coats are shiny. I do recommend this product AND, given that many of our dogs have sensitive stomachs, it may be worth buying a small bag to see if it agrees with your dog and to introduce it slowly. That is what I did and I have graduated from the small bag to the larger bag.
Purchased in November 2019.
Great product for my fussy bulldogs
So I'm totally surprised but very empathetic re the bad outcomes for others so FWIW, my experience with MfM has been completely positive!
Floyd, our beloved but very fussy British Bulldog, developed major issues at ~3yo with every food we tried, even the vet's 'fail-safe' homemade boiled chicken and rice caused him to vomit / diarrhoea etc. His allergies, common to bulldogs, were out of control, despite huge amount of attention and grooming and multiple vet consults - rashes, itching, ear infections, irritated facial folds, dull coat etc. We t...
Purchased in January 2016 at Various for A$125.00.
Caused explosive diarrhea
Gave my puppy a small amount of the Salmon formula last night. She wouldn't eat anymore than 1/2 a cup. Early this morning woke up to explosive yellow diarrhea all over my kitchen walls. Poor little thing couldn't get outside in time. I wish I'd read the reviews here before buying!!
She's never had bowl issues before this. Normally she gets fed raw plus Providore (which she loves) and Ziwipeak but I wanted to have an Aussie food on hand in case Covid causes food shortages from NZ brands. I'll be taking it back to Petbarn for a refund.
If I could give this food minus stars I would. Very disappointed with this product. Noticed my dog was acting weird after putting him on this food he was tired and not his bouncy happy self. I also Noticed his coat was becoming corse and dull. Noticed his poo was weird colour. And he has started getting into the kitty litter which I found out from google was him looking for nutrients. will never use this product again. Extremely disappointed and thank god I had realised when I did.
If I could give it a minus star I would.
We've fed our two dogs on MFM for some time & had been happy customers. We decided to try the GRAIN FREE SALMON & almost immediately our boy became ill.
His faeces were fluorescent yellow, followed by very loose motions & was a very unhappy boy. We should've twigged something was up as our girl completely rejected the "food".
One Sunday morning his belly was tight as a drum & he was in great pain & distress. We had an expensive emergency visit to the vet where he was kept in overnight with xrays & iv pain medication.
I contacted the director of...
Purchased in October 2019.
Terrible DO NOT ORDER bad reactions
Brought this to try out for my Greyhounds, it ended with a trip to the vet with a very upset stomach and diarrhea. I’ve never experienced this with any brand of food.
Not Happy Jan
I've never written a review online before but I felt compelled to write one on this food. I bought a 20kg bag of m4m duck & turkey.
After slowly easing my Rottweiler over the course of about three weeks to m4m, she only ate the food for a few days and her stool was getting soft. I thought she wasn't used to it so I mixed in some wet food with it to get her to eat it. Not long after she started scratching and biting herself raw. I mean chunks of skin off her face, scabs everywhere and a rash on her belly. After taking her to the vet, stopping th...
Bad dont buy it
After over a month on this food my labrador cross started vomiting and being unwell. It took us a while to realise it was the food due to delay in symptoms. Several vet visits. Changed to rice and chicken diet and improved... slowly reintroduced MFM kibble and became sick again. Swapped brands and no issue since.
Purchased the salmon and sardine 2.5kg bags a couple of times to try my two labs on. They have always been on premium dog food all there life, however on my second small bag, they started to have bad runny diarrhea!!!! Over 5-7 days I transitioned them to the kangaroo and lamb and diarrhea has stopped. On the good side of MFM, their recepies are flaxseed free for anyone concerned for photoestrogen dog foods!
Both our huskies have stomach issues after eating meals for mutts. Their guts are always gurgling and they are farting a lot. Im disappointed to have to go back to Black Hawk as these guys seemed so much better on paper. We tried 2 different flavours samon sardine and turkey lamb.
Breeders Choice for Best & Most Nutrient Dense Dry Food
I breed ACDs and I feed a raw diet for the main part. But on occasion, I need the convenience of a top dry food for my dogs. MFM is the answer! Because it is so nutritionally dense, you need to feed MUCH less. I am thinking that people whose dog's are getting diarrhoea from MFM dry are feeding too much....especially is they have been feeding a poor quality food and suddenly their poor dog gets something like this. My dogs do not like eating dry food, but they eat this. The puppies especially love the Puppy Turkey, Salmon & Sardine recipe.
Purchased in July 2019.
I’ve been feeding my two German Shepherds this premium dog food for about 3 years. Both dogs love it, their coats are shiny and both of them are very healthy. It doesn’t contain any by-products, just real meat. Highly recommend.
throwing out a large bag of hypoallergenic turkey and lamb
my dog unable to have this food due to gastroallergenic problems. not sure if this food was the cause, he is under specialist care now.
its interesting that I put a bowl down of this product for the local dog that calls around occaisionally and he refused to eat it. he usually scoffs up my dogs food
Questions & Answers
I have an almost 9 year old staffy cross which has had pancreatitis, so we need low fat dry dog food. Which dry do you recommend without mortgaging the house Thanks
We use earthborn weight watchers. It is expensive but our dog does really well on it. Other options are holistic select weight control or canadae weight control if you can find it anywhere. Meals for mutts made my dog sick even though it was supposedly low fat. Its not worth the vet bills of they have an eposide
What you feed depends more on the pancreatitis. Was pancreatitis the primary and only issue at the time of diagnosis....or was it a secondary issue due to other gastrointestinal issues? Generally, it is the latter and the dog does not have a pancreatic problem, he just got pancreatitis due to other reasons. But I would suggest feeding some good healthy raw and a smaller amount of kibble. I would never feed a dog solely on processed foods....even ones as good as MFM.
How many cups do I need to give my 35 k golden retriever he is a year old and he has the turkey and chicken for puppies?
I am not sure about the specific cup size as it depends on what container you going to use, the amount for your dog would be 230 grams a day I have a small container that holds 100 grams in weight, some of the kitchen measuring cup sets may be an option and they are cheap to buy, or if you can find a container that you already have at home that holds 100 grams or 125 grams you can just use that, it is very confusing because cups seem to come in different sizes, weights, so some hold more.
I hope this helps somehwat.
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