Kirkland dog food is a pet food which helps in the growth and maturation of the dogs. It contains six dry dog meals for all the stages of growth required for the puppies as well as the adult dogs, to keep them healthier through their phases of life. It has different varieties of dog food for puppies and small dogs to maturing dogs and even for adult dogs. It even consists of a healthy weight formula, which keeps an account of the dog’s weight and health. There are different kinds of dog food under this product. They are known as “Kirkland Signature Puppy Formula“, “Kirkland Signature Small Dog Formula“, “Kirkland Signature Adult Dog Formula (Lamb)“, “Kirkland Signature Adult Dog Formula (Chicken)” and “Kirkland Signature Healthy Weight Formula (3 Star)“.
The dog food contains ingredients like meat, barley, brown rice, chicken fat, dried egg, beat pulp, potatoes and even fish meals. The last ingredient includes flaxseeds and contains omega-3 fatty acids.
According to the ingredients mentioned above, this dog food seems to be an above average kibble. The meals contain balanced amount of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals, which are essential for the growth of a puppy and helping in maturation of small dogs as well as adult dogs. Like every other dog food, this product also faces complaints and reviews from its customers. Although some have claimed it to be safe, others seem to have an opposite opinion. Some of the customers have seen their pets suffer from side effects of this food. The side effects include thinning of the fur coat, itching, infections on the mouth and so forth. Although, this food is affordable and comes within the price range of the customers, it has failed to satisfy its customers in recent years. The dog food comes for a price of $18- $25. Some of the ingredients like the brown rice and barley have proved to be rich in carbohydrates, but can be problematic for dogs that have digestive problems. Barley increases the blood glucose level and keeps the dog healthy and energetic.
Even with all the drawbacks and complaints, Kirkland’s Dog Food has proved to be fruitful in many cases. It provides appropriate nutrition to a growing puppy. Yeast is also included in the list of ingredients, although dog food doesn’t contain large quantities of probiotics. “Brewer’s Yeast”, has proved to be helpful to the immune system of the growing dogs. Kirkland is known for its higher quality meals for dogs. Although, it has all the nourishment a dog requires, but can prove to be fatal for dogs with sensitive digestive systems. It is affordable for dog owner and proves to be nourishing in a lot of cases. With both drawbacks and prospects, this dog food has helped dogs cope with their growth mechanism and adapt to their appetite. The positive and negative side of this product is in a stage of equilibrium. It has shown both nourishing as well as negative effects on dogs. Every individual who has purchased this product had their own opinion towards it.