Wet dog foods are usually moist food for dogs and come in cans or pouches. These wet dog foods are not only a good source of the essential nutrients but also saves your dog from boredom of having the same food every day. These foods are more suitable for the old dogs as they are easy to consume. They give your dog a couple of years more to live on.
The first thing that springs to mind when wet food is mentioned is Pedigree Chum. The world’s most popular branded dog food is on the market today. However, it isn’t the only wet dog food available and it sure isn’t the best.
Households around the world have either a dog or a cat and we always want the best for them. They are part of the family after all. Finding the right food can always be tricky and sometimes, just choosing what is popular seems easier. Like many foods for dogs, they are becoming more and more grain-free. This helps your doggies become healthier and live just that little bit longer.
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Let’s take a look at what Wet Dog Food actually is
Usually comes in tins or pouches (for puppies), wet dog food is moist, wet, and usually covered in jelly or gravy. Adding wet food to your dog’s diet can be a great way of increasing your dog’s protein intake and also help prevent your dog from being bored of the same foods. Also if, like Ralph, your dog is a picky eater mixing the foods up at mealtimes can ensure they are kept interested.
Wet Food tends to be more popular in older dogs as it is easier to consume. However, it is far more expensive than dry food and doesn’t tend to last as long. Choosing wet food over dry food is your choice or, if you are unsure, you could seek advice from a veterinary professional.
Choosing a wet food brand becomes even more difficult with the huge choices available. Hopefully, we have made this choice much simpler below with our Top 10 Best Wet Dog Foods.
Top 5 Best Wet Dog Foods
Food allergies in dogs are on the rise. Searching and looking for ingredients for yourself can be a painful process but when you can talk it’s easier to tell someone. Dogs obviously cannot speak so finding out what they are allergic to is very difficult. Wheat intolerance is growing in dogs and this is why Grain Free Dog Food is growing in popularity across the UK. Lily’s Kitchen is one of the more popular and well-liked brands on the market today. This multi-pack provides enough meat for your doggie to enjoy their meals. Included ingredients are Fresh Meat, Fresh Vegetables, and all the vitamins and minerals to keep your doggie fit and healthy.
Lily’s wet dog food is the perfect grain-free wet food for your doggie. Highly recommended for all doggies. Supports the digestive system and contains absolutely NO preservatives.
Every dog owner wants a healthy dog with a long life. They are part of your family. Nature Diet has provided a wet dog food that thrives on the best quality and ingredients for their foods. A finely balance nutritional value helps keep your doggie continue to intake the right nutrients.
Using the best quality, freshly prepped, chicken in their foods as it helps younger dogs eat white meats and older dogs with digestive problems. Being a complete natural dog food, your doggie will remain fit and healthy throughout their journey with this wet food. Nature Diet is also a hypoallergenic food, keeping it free from artificial ingredients that cause your doggie more harm than good.
included in each pack of food is approximately 60% of delicious real meat. This 100% natural dog food is a great choice for your doggie in ensuring they live a long and healthy life.
Based in Devon, Forthglade pride itself on “No Junk No Filler” products. This basically means, all their ingredients are natural and grain-free. All their foods contact 75% meat and the rest is extremely tasty vegetables (sweet potato) to help keep that amazing balanced diet. Most of Forthglade’s ingredients are sourced directly from the UK and keep nothing hidden within their foods. Pricing of Forthglade is extremely reasonable in comparison to other foods. They are also economically sound and are continuously looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Recently they reduced the amount of packaging used that could not be recycled.
Pedigree is one of the largest dog food companies in the world. It has been around for a very long time and can be extremely competitive with prices due to the large market and commercial brand.
Wet food pouches are great for young doggies to help move them to wet food rather than dry food. Pedigree wet food pouches contain jelly or gravy and can easily be squeezed into a bowl. With the lack of artificial colours and preservatives, this food is amazing (it’s what we used with Ralph). If you’re unsure of other unknown brands then Pedigree is perfect for you.
It is affordable and stocked everywhere. If you wish to stock up then Pedigree provide a 40x100g multipack which is a great way of ensuring you always have food, especially if your doggie is having 2 a day. This is the most popular purchased product for Pedigree stock.
Finally, we have Pooch and Mutt. Grain-Free Wet Dog Foods with ingredients such as pumpkin and pea. Based in the UK, Pooch and Mutt have tried to produce dog food that is full of relevant health supplements. Pooch and Mutt provide dry and wet foods that help dogs with health conditions as their own dog suffers from Hip Dysplasia. They also provide tasty treats too.
Ingredients include Fresh Meat, yummy vegetables and all the natural ingredients your doggie would need. They also provide their food in cartons that are 100% recyclable.
Due to being a small brand, and also very ethical, the price is a little much compared to others. The food quality is second to none and no doubt many dog owners in the UK purchase this food for their beloved.
Final thoughts on Wet food for Dogs
If you are planning on changing your doggie’s food to wet food then it may pay to seek advice from your vet. Trying and testing many of these foods isn’t easy with 1 dog so we have asked several friends and family members to try some of these products out on our behalf with their doggie. Finding the right balance of nutrients plus the right meats can be difficult when shopping so I am hoping that this will help.
Next time you visit your vet for your doggie’s health check, please bear in mind any of these foods and ask for advice. There are many benefits to providing your doggie with the right foods and I am sure whichever your choice is for your pooch they will love you just a little more.