I never thought of IAMS as a premium brand and I`m not surprised they
are manufactured in the same places as the generics. It`s cheap food and
just because it has a brand name doesn`t mean it is "premium".
Today`s premium pet foods are the all-natural kinds. That`s what I feed
my dog. A little more expensive but not that much, unless you have a
team of hungry sled dogs or something.
Yes, there is a difference. The cheaper foods are made with more "fillers"
that are not as healthy and cause your dog to have to go to the bathroom
more... uh, in frequency and size. Enough about that! The premium
foods also contain less allergens that are common to dogs. More and
more it is being discovered that pet health is very much related to their
diet. But since dogs can`t tell us if their food is making their skin itch, we
rely on studies.
The killer pet foods are tragic but I`m hoping that the pet food
industry gets a kick in the butt for selling crap food. Just like with
people, the better your dog eats, the better off they are.