Written on: 27/05/2013 by MandySherwin (14 reviews written)
I have a 9 year old Weimeraner crossbreed who, to put it midly has serious digestive upset, stomach acid and I have to be very cautious what I feed her. I was reluctant to try Naurediet as I have read a lot of bad reviews about mouldy contents and blown packets. I liked the contents in it as there are no nasty cereals, additives and fillers and the meat content is very high. I have started feeding her the Senior lite variety and her stomach has improved tremendously. Very little stomach... (read more)
Written on: 04/05/2013 by Val740 (3 reviews written)
We have just returned to feeding our 15 year old JR Nature Diet after he was put onto a low fat diet due to pancreatitis. We introduced it gradually and she is now very happy again eating this food. We like the fact that it has a high meat content which is best for dogs and we are having the Senior/Lite which is low fat. It produces much better stools than her old food and there is no more wind due to a lot of grains. Happy dog and happy owners. (read more)
Written on: 17/04/2013
I have two jack russels and when we got then as puppies, i was feeding them pedigree chum, the dogs were sick, lazy and nipping thier skin.. i stumbled across ND in my local pet store and tried it.. and have never looked back!!! My dogs have changed so much, they are really lively and happy, thier coat is so soft, they dont poo as much as they did and its alot more solid,.. I change around the flavours so the dogs dont get bored with the same one all the time.. however they refuse to eat... (read more)
Written on: 18/02/2013
I have read the negative reviews regarding this dog food and have only good words to say about Naturediet. I live in France and in the past was only able to obtain it via Zooplus. They seem to be in the habit of breaking up the original boxes and I had a lot of problems with blown packs. However, I am now able to order via Amazon UK and have had no problems at all as I receive them in the original boxes, firmly secured. I have a Cavalier King Charles who was very ill 2 years ago, and if... (read more)
Written on: 11/06/2012 by stevemate
our g/s aged 9 over the years always suffered diarrhea we constantly cnanged foods he wouldnot touch dry biscuits i was given a couple free packs of nature diet to try he ate them no trouble so we purchase regularly now it was feb/2012 we started him on this food our son travels with him most of the year and the dog eats all the food when he comes home to us he plays us .so what we do now is cook lambs liver ox/ pork/ chicken gives him loose stools. we chop it up & mix it with the nature... (read more)
Written on: 05/04/2012
Purchased a box of 18 trays of Naturediet. On opening found that one had burst spilling the foul smelling contents over the other trays. Around half of the trays were puffed up, suggesting some sort of contamination. Opened two of the Ok looking trays but the contents were rancid and foul smelling with a black liquid oozing out. Difficult to get the smell out of the kitchen. Disposed of the whole batch of 18 trays. No response to my email from Naturediet. (read more)
Written on: 23/03/2012 by Poordog123
My Labrador has had NatureDiet since a puppy. Only recently has she had symptoms of vomiting and diarrhoea. I knew it was the NatureDiet as when we changed her onto Royal Canin sensitivity control, she improved straight away. After 10 - 12 days, we re-introduced NatureDiet and she was ill again. I don't think I will feed her it again. I will ask my vet for an alternative. (read more)
Written on: 17/01/2012
nature diet saved my dog because after having major surgery on his intestines we couldnt find a single food that would harden his stools till we tried nature diet sensitive which worked in 24 hours luckily he is steadily gainin his weight back and on to other nature diet flavours and for people to give bad reviews based on packaging seems ridiculous to me,thanks to people who actually care about what goes into dog food for saving my dogs life (read more)
Written on: 19/06/2011 by parsley00 (2 reviews written)
If you would like to know why, read on …. When we adopted our dog, we purchased several boxes of Naturediet and started to feed our pet. She seemed hesitant to eat the food but, as this was the only food available to her, she ate it, reluctantly. We found various cartons ‘blown’ and the food rotten. We wrote to Nature Diet advising them of the incidence of blown packs. the following standard PR response was their answer to this problem. ‘With no preservatives in our... (read more)
Written on: 20/04/2011
In October 2010 my female SBT became seriously ill after eating the Prawn/Salmon variety. She suffered such severe stomach pains she had convulsions & shook with agony. The vomiting and projectile diarrhea were severe. My vet was shocked at how quickly she had deteriorate since he saw her two days before for a routine check up. I contacted Naturediet who confessed they have a problem with the seals on their packaging. They assured me they had now changed their production and that the... (read more)
Written on: 13/03/2011
My dogs love this food, we also have a new puppy and this is the only food she will be eager to eat. We buy the food from wholesale (we have a trade account) and have never had a bad/blown packet. We keep the food in our cool garage before use. and use a pack within 24hours when opened. The dogs love the food, even the fussiest of them all. (read more)
Written on: 08/03/2011
We should all stop complaining no other food comes close.I don't mind checking that the food doesn't smell.Think of the money saved in vet bills. (read more)
Written on: 02/01/2011
The difference in our dog since going onto Nature Diet has been outstanding - results not seen with any other dog food which we have tried. It was recommended to us by a behaviourist and we have not looked back since! Our dog's poos now have no smell, are completely dry and are much smaller than they once were.
We have had a few packets which have smelt a little "unusual" but certainly not rancid like some of the reviews have said. We've noticed it more with the lamb than with the other... (read more)
Written on: 15/12/2010
I too have had many blown packages of nature diet which have smelt bad when opened. I wish they would sort this out. When in perfect condition the food is excellent, but it is becoming too costly with the amount of dodgy smelling cartons I am getting in each box.
Jules, Merseyside (read more)
Written on: 16/11/2010
I have recently transitioned my Northern Inuit puppy (11 weeks) from Wainwright moist puppy trays to Naturediet Puppy in the moist tray and I have to say so far it has been fantastic (fingers crossed).
I had been feeding Wainwrights since 8 weeks old, based on some research I had done online, I have found nothing but trouble with it. Puppy was constantly having loose stools and going to the toilet up to 6 times a day. The poo was pudding soft, with mucus and slime init. I can only assume it... (read more)
Written on: 10/11/2010
My dog was thriving on this food after several attempts to find something his delicate tummy could tolerate and I was delighted.
However along with other reviewers I have found blown packs in bulk orders. I could live with that as it is obvious the pack isn't sealed and you can usually get your money back.
What I have been less impressed with is apparently intact packs that when opened leave you reeling with the stink. While I dont expect my dog's food to smell great I also dont expect to... (read more)
Written on: 09/11/2010
Have experienced a large number of packets that were either "blown" or had an unpleasnt smell when the packet was peeled open.
mixed experiences with the manufacturers, sometimes charming other times the "customer services" could not care less.
Our dog loves the food and this was the first do food he did not re act to( sensitive stomach due to virus when a puppy)
Would recommend but only if and when they sort out their production issues - many different casuese claimed by the manufacturers... (read more)
Written on: 08/11/2010
Positively dangerous. I am no longer prepared to risk my pet's safety by feeding petfood which has the potential to make her seriously ill. I used to be a massive Naturediet fan. The ingredients are 100% trustworthy & my dog thrived on this food. So why the 2 stars & "dangerous" label? I have lost count of the number of "blown" trays of rancid food I have ended up with. Despite storing them correctly, I find that all too often, within 48 hrs of purchase, I will come across at least one... (read more)
Written on: 03/11/2010
I have been feeding this to my Parsons terrier for three months now. I use it in addition to JWB dry kibble. I have found it to be a very good quality food which has so far been in very good condition with none of the problems of blown cartons as mentioned by some of the other posts. The dog had previously suffered various food related alergies which now seem to have cleared up since switching to the JWB and Nature diet combo. I will continue to use this product as it's quality is without... (read more)
Written on: 01/11/2010
We changed our border collies to this food and they love it, it also calmed them down a lot, lastly what comes out of the other end is so much better.
There is a problem with the occasional blown packet of food but I simply return it my supplier on my next visit and he exchanges it. Its worth putting up with this slight problem because overall the food is very good. We weaned our puppies on natures diet puppy food and it waqs so easy.I told natures diet about blown paCKETS WITHIN THREE DAYS... (read more)
Written on: 27/10/2010
We have a 2 year old German Shepherd who didn't enjoy his (dried) food. We looked around for a natural wet food and tried him on Nature Diet, all flavours, which he loved. Over the period of a few months, there was the odd carton that smelled awful that we would throw away but recently we have noticed a real difficulty in buying this food. Our local pets at home had only fish which fortunately our dog liked so we bought some to tide us over until our usual online supplier had more in... (read more)
Written on: 18/10/2010
The food is very good, when it is in perfect condition. That seems to be the problem. The number of packs that I have opened that have been off, honestly, there have been that many over the years that I have lost track. The company are very good at sending the odd pack out as a replacement but when I had an issue with multiple packs, they appeared uninterested and told me to take the problem up with the supplier, even though I had supplied them with batch numbers. Needless to say I have... (read more)
Written on: 12/10/2010 by Sophie Ch (1 review written)
I have a 14 month old male whippet who is quite a fussy eater. I started him on JWB but he didn't take to dry food even though I persisted for several months. I changed over to ND fish and salmon flavours and he appeared to love them at first. Then he just stopped eating them. I changed over to the lamb, chicken and rabbit and he seemed to enjoy them. However, I'm fed up of blown trays of food, especially the lamb, which smell so rancid it makes me retch. Found a blown, spoiled lamb packet... (read more)
Written on: 18/09/2010
I cannot understand the bad comments that i have seen my 2 year old german shepherd has been fantastic on nature diet his stools are fine,the comments about blown packaging are unbelievable i check the food i buy as i do for my family.Perhaps people should check their suppliers for quality.If any of these complaints had been directly supplied by nature diets and then had complaints ignored i would be concerned about that but that does not look like the case buying expensive food cheap from... (read more)
Written on: 17/09/2010 by crystalbunny (1 review written)
I also have had major problems with nature diet,
I had been weaning my Irish setter puppies on this and they kept getting upset tummy's,
two of them ended up having to go to the vets and were but on a special diet to help them get over it
this cost me over £90 inc vet fees,
I have sent loads of e-mails and complaints to nature diet,
they say there is nothing wrong with there food and I am the first person to complain,
well there is something wrong with there food and they should start to... (read more)
Written on: 05/09/2010 by Rachelslee (1 review written)
I totally agree with Gavin's review. I have two dogs one of which has been diagnosed as having a pancreatic insufficiency. He now is fed solely on a prescription diet. Prior to this nature diet was the only food that he could tolerate without experiencing severe stomach upsets, and expensive trips to the vets. when we got our second dog nature diet was the obvious choice and worked well for her until I began experiencing problems with rancid food. I have just returned another load to pets at... (read more)
Written on: 25/08/2010
I too have fed this food for six years to four different dogs who all loved it and did well on it. But recently I have had a real problem with blown trays and food that smells rancid when you open it. I emailed the company but they don't even reply. Three of my dogs have had stomach upsets and I am sure it is due to this food. I am going to stop feeding it and change to another variety - either something is wrong with the packaging or they are not cooking it properly. Either way something... (read more)
Written on: 21/08/2010
We have 9 Shih Tzu's all in full coat. We thought we would try Naturediet as a change from Royal Canin Sensible and only gave a half of a tray between six of them as an addition to the sensible kibble. 5 out of the 6 had upset stomachs. Think we will chuck the other half of the tray. (read more)
Written on: 21/02/2010
Our collie cross had problems with collitis prior to using this product - he is so much better now and knowing what I know now I would always use a wet food rather than dry. We always bulk out his food with more carrots and rice. Have noticed a difference since we have gone on to brown rice - he is even better. Great product would recommend highly. (read more)
Written on: 01/02/2010
My border collie LOVED this product (for 2 and a half years), until we started having problems with both the dog and the food. We bought the food in multiple boxes and initially we had problems with the chicken smelling rancid (nothing to do with our storage as it was from the day we bought it). More recently, we had 4 boxes of turkey that smelled so bad that we didn't have the heart to feed it to him. A sample sent to Naturediet was said to be fine, making refunds a problem, but I still... (read more)
Written on: 20/11/2009
NO HORRID SMELL ON OPENING POUCH. INGREDIENTS LOOK WHOLESOME. MY DOGS EAT WITH HANDFUL OF MIXER WITH GREAT ENTHUSIASM. MY STD.SCHNAUZER HAD COLITUS, I CHANGED FROM DRIED FOOD TO NATUREDIET & SHE IS NOW 100% O.K.
BUT MY BOXER IS STILL 'WINDY'!! A very good product. (read more)
Written on: 29/09/2009
Excellent food with no added preservatives also it is certified holistic and has only human grade meat (read more)
Written on: 27/06/2009 by tituspulo (1 review written)
When we got our patterdale dog we spent the first year of his life in the vets. Wouldnt eat properly, vomited all the time, runny mess, skin complaints. It realy upset us as we took the very best care of him. I did lots of reserch and changed him to nature diet. We have never looked back. He has no food scraps at all just nature diet and steamed organic chicken and we have not been to the vet since. His mess is solid he eats two meals a day and never leaves a scrap his teeth are beautiful... (read more)
Written on: 29/04/2009
Naturediet Pet Foods is an excellent supplement to dry dog food. My retriever love is , good wholesome food. Lamb seems to be her favourite. Good size packaging to transport. (read more)
Written on: 15/01/2009
Naturediet Pet Foods contains real meat, rice and vegetables, unlike some other products which can be full of waste meat, fur, feathers and other animal products of none benefit and brewers rice, which is a waste product. The preservative used is just Vitamin E. I normally feed my dog a home cooked diet, as she has liver disease. As this isn't always convenient I searched for a product that wouldn't undo the progress we've made.
The Nature Diet advisor was very thorough, and answered all... (read more)
Written on: 05/01/2009 by Pinklady1984
My dog is the fussiest eater you will ever find-she will sometimes go for 4-5 days witout eating a single thing! I tried her on naturediet and I havent looked back. She eats it every time and seems to really enjoy her food now. Also she has a very sensitive tummy and the consistancy of this food has really made a difference-her poo's are solid for the first time ever!
Great product but could do with a few more flavours-my dog wont eat the fish ones so there are only about 3 flavours she can... (read more)
Written on: 19/12/2008
My German Pointer adores Naturediet Pet Foods, although I don't think its on his tongue long enough to taste it! Reasonable value, but cost is not a deciding factor when it comes to good nutrition for my animals. Great product, will always feed it! (read more)
Written on: 05/10/2008
it looks like real food and doesn't smell like lots of other dog foods. i feel i am giving my dog a good quality healthy diet and looks like i am too! (read more)
Written on: 20/09/2008
Naturediet Pet Foods is excellent food, my 12 week old lab puppy has a sensitive stomach and has been on bland food a friend recommended naturediet and I haven't looked back. He absolutely loves it and now asks for more which before he never seemed interested in his food.
Would recommend to anyone who has problems with their dog not liking their current food. (read more)
Written on: 24/07/2008
Gentle food for delicate stomachs. Smells pretty good. Recyclable packaging. Dogs find it very tasty. Variety of flavours. Natural ingredients. Excellent supplement to complete dry food.
Would recommend it to others - no artificial additives, dogs love it! (read more)
Written on: 04/02/2008
My dogs are healthy and happy, I think this because they enjoy and look forward to NatureDiet and I will continue to feed them on this product. (read more)
Written on: 04/02/2008
My dogs are so fussy but all will eat NatureDiet, they enjoy it and are all happy and healthy. I prefer to feed them on solid food some of the tinned foods seem very slushy ! (read more)
Written on: 14/06/2007 by WeirdDog (1 review written)
Naturediet have excellent customer service, and spot on nutritional help: they asked all about my dog before recommending a starting recipe and amount of food.
Their pet food is not tested on animals, like some of the bigger companies do, and they are approved by the Holistic association BAHNM. (read more)
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