Sunday, August 12, 2012

By Nature Pet Food Review & Giveaway!

"Help keep your pet feeling young with a powerful mix of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to promote a strong immune system. Formulated to help support your pet's natural defense against the effects of aging, illness, physical and environmental stress."
-By Nature pet foods


As many pet parents know, choosing a food for your furry family members is a big deal. I have three wonderful cats and strive to feed them wholesome, nutritious food. So I was super excited when I was offered a chance to review a bag of dry cat food from By Nature.

I had heard of By Nature pet food before, but did not know a whole lot about it. I was excited to learn that many of their pet food formulas contain no corn, wheat, or soy, and many also contain only a single protein source (which is terrific if your pet has sensitivities or allergies). By Nature also offers several grain-free dry and wet food varieties for both dogs and cats. To be honest, when I was allowed to choose a formula of dry food for my cats I had some difficulty - there are so many varieties! In the end I chose the Organic Dry Cat Food.

There were several things I liked about the Organic Dry Cat Food formula. The first ingredient listed is organic chicken, and this formula contains no corn, soy or wheat. It also contains no meat by-products, no by-product meal, no white rice (only organic brown rice), no brewer's grains, no grain by-products, and no artificial colors or preservatives. In other words, it is made with all kinds of good stuff for your cat. By Nature pet foods are made with fruits and vegetables to provide essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to help keep your pet happy and healthy.

Boots & Odin trying their new food
I received the package containing the food for review after work one day. I opened it, and without thinking left the box open while I rushed to put some items away and start dinner. Big mistake. My curious boy, Boots, managed to get into the box and tear open one of the bags. I guess it smelled so good that he just couldn't wait! Needless to say he loved it, as did the other two. As soon as I poured it in their dishes they all ran over and had to try it right away. We have no issues at all since switching to By Nature food, which is amazing when you have two kitties with sensitive tummies. All three are eating it with no protests and are now on their second bag of food.

By Nature pet foods not only provide wholesome, healthy products for your dogs and cats, but they also care about pet parents like you! They have recently teamed up with World's Best Cat Litter to offer a "More Time With the Ones You Love" mobile tour across the U.S. They will be visiting pet stores to meet pet parents and give them the chance to win prizes, play games, learn how to better care for pets and save on premium pet products with money saving coupons. Check out the More Time With the Ones You Love site for dates and more information.

By Nature pet foods are available in pet specialty stores, or online through several pet online retailers. Go here to search for your closest retail store location or to see a list of online retailers.

To make things more exciting, By Nature pet foods have been kind enough to offer one of my readers the chance to try a bag of their choice of dry food! Simply enter the giveaway using the rafflecopter form below. The giveaway will run from Sunday, August 12, 2012 until Sunday, August 19, 2012. This giveaway is open to residents 18+ of the U.S. and Canada.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

77 comments:

Tabitha said...

i like the ingridents.
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Military Wives Saving said...

I liked the Share Your Stories section, I thought that was neat :)

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Julie said...

I like that they have a frequent buyer program.

barkergirl33 said...

I learned they have been in the pet food business for 140 years-wow! barkergirl33 at yahoo.com

Austin Baroudi said...

I learned the company is based in New England like me!!!

cdmtx said...

they taste test the products on their own pets

Michelle Spayde said...

I like that they offer 95% canned foods.

Phoenix said...

I like that they have a Frequent Buyer Program.

amyorvin said...

I learned they have been around for 140 years! That's along time, they must be good.

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momma8385 said...

I learned that the Puppy formula dog food has a powerful mix of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to promote a strong immune system. Plus it is made with real chicken.
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Serenap95 said...

I like that they use only ingredients that deliver the best nutritional benefits to your pet.

Charlotte Cramer said...

I like that they've been in the pet food business for 140 years. That's a LOT of experience!

Elena said...

I like that they make orgaic pet food

Jenny OSU said...

Love that they add vitamins and minerals to help keep your pets healthy.

Melissa said...

I like that they are dedicated to the humane treatment and care of pets.
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amanda Phillips said...

I love that its another company to choose from that offers grain free pet foods.

Renee said...

I like that they have a frequent buyer program that rewards you with free food.
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Anna the Living Anachronism said...

I like that they have grain free options!

Joanne said...

They are dedicated to the humane treatment of pets.
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Katie Contests said...

I like their choice of only the best ingredients!

1955nurse said...

I would choose this for our Siberian Husky: http://www.bynaturepetfoods.com/productpages/salmonoceanfishandyogurt.php/ Thanks for the chance (Holly)

1955nurse said...

I learned that they also have a variety of all-natural pet treats, inclding mixrd berry & fruit & nut!!!(Holly)

Alicia Ponce said...

I liked the complete list of ingredients

Country Cookin' Mama said...

I like how they list all the ingredients of the large breed dog food. It includes Chicken Meal, Ground Barley, Ground Oats, Ground Brown Rice & Chicken Fat in the first few ingredients!
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Katie said...

I like that it has all natural ingredients and they offer a grain free variety

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Heather! said...

I learned that they have a program for Frequent Buyers that would be handy. You can get a free bag when you've bought ten!

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Cheryl Chervitz said...

I learned that they donate to shelters all over. I really think that they have good nutrition for animals.

A Place For Every-Thing said...

I love that the adult formula dry dog food contains no corn, wheat or soy

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cassandra said...

I learned they have a 140 years of experience!
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BethElderton said...

I like that these do not contain corn, so,or wheat.
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Kat said...

I think my cat will love the chicken salmon duck flavour dry weight loss food.

pmj said...

I like the wide variety.
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Deb Anderson said...

My cat adores seafood and fish, so Seven Seafood Platter would be great for her!

★Anna★ said...

I like that the 1st ingredient in all of them is some kind of meat!!

Amy OzarksUSA said...

I learned that chicken isn't as good as chicken meal. Also, I've learned that By Nature Pet Foods makes an excellent food for my overweight cat.
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Angela said...

I learned that a standard 8 oz. measuring cup holds approximately 4.0 oz. of By Nature Puppy Formula. I also learned that Chicken meal is better than Chicken.

rachel bedrock said...

all of your research is done in homes and shelters and tasted by dogs in these places.

Gena said...

. Formulated to help support your pet’s natural defenses against the effects of aging, illness, physical and environmental stress. Made with real chicken.

Maxine Rose said...

I LOVE that they have a frequent buyer program where you Buy 10 bags of dry food & Get 1 Free.

Kristie said...

I love how they test the products on their own pets. Cool! I'm wondering if one of my cats has an allergy. To what? That is the question. kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

Kohaku said...

I like their choice of ingredients, and that they've been in business for 140 years!

Denise G said...

even dogs have antioxidants

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cncgirl00 said...

It helps promote a strong immune system

Darlene said...

I would like the pork and sweet potato.

Darlene said...

I learned that By Nature Pet Foods is proud to announce that donations to animal shelters and nonprofit organizations has exceeded 34,000 pounds of pet food this year.

thescreamingmeme said...

i learned that they offer grain-free varieties!

Melinda Dartman said...

I like that it's what a pet needs, no extra nastiness added into it. And it's healthy for our pets

Sunnie said...

I like the frequent buyer program
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Jennifer Clay said...

This is what I learned: All of the research we do for our pet foods is done with dogs and cats in either homes or shelters.

Jane said...

I learned that their pet foods aren't available at a store near me, but are available through several online retailers, such as PetFoodDirect.
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Anonymous said...

That it helps develop a strong immune system.
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Tami Valentine said...

I didn't realize that World's Best Cat Litter was made from the same company! My cats absolutely LOVE that cat litter...and so do we. Having 4 cats...it's important to use good litter.

amanda hoffman said...

i learned that they live up to their 140-year heritage of providing diets of the highest quality, using only ingredients that deliver the best nutritional benefits to your pet.

Laurie said...

liked the part where you could share your story

helpful heather said...

By Nature Pet Foods is proud to announce that donations to animal shelters and nonprofit organizations has exceeded 34,000 pounds of pet food in 2010! wow!!1

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Judy neff said...

I luv the different varity they have of grain free and organic food they supply

Lisa R said...

I learned that the Large Breed Adult Dog Formula is Specifically formulated for the unique needs of adult large breeds to help maintain healthy joints and bones

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jayedee said...

i love the fact that By Nature Puppy Formula contains no corn, wheat or soy.

brandi hawn said...

love the organic ingredients dontdwell311@yahoo.com :)

Stephanie H. said...

They are on the road with the Worlds best cat litter passing out coupons to pet parents so that pet parents can spend more time with their pet. They also donate food to animal shelters

Angie Adelman said...

they have a lot of flavors that are different than most companies and they are organic.

Leah DeLuzio said...

Organic, variety of flavors, affordable!

Brittany Boardley Renaldi said...

I like that they have grain free food!

dawkinscj said...

I never knew Chick meal was better than chicken and high in protein for my cats.

Jenny18286 said...

I learned they are a New England company and have been in business for 140 years!

Linda Kwolek said...

They have Organic Foods for our pets also.

Frugaldoodlebug said...

I like how they have things like cranberries and chicory root in their food instead of all those meat byproducts. They have actually healthy stuff in there!

Briana said...

I like their organic options.

Shelley said...

I learned they donated 34,000 lbs of pet food in 2010. wow!

lisagee1234 said...

They are located in Muscatine, IA but sell online.

Christy Maurer said...

I learned that chicken meal is a better ingredient than chicken.

Hannah said...

I like the quality of ingredients that they use
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Crystal said...

I learned they have a frequent buyer program!
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Diana Mears said...

I like the grain free products.

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