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Wainwright's Dry Adult

Type of food

Dry extruded complete

Dog types

Pet dogs

Breed sizes

Suitable for toy breed dogs
Adult weight 1-4kg. e.g. Chihuahua, Pomeranian, Yorkshire Terrier
Suitable for small breed dogs
Adult weight 4-10kg. e.g. Beagle, Dachshund, Jack Russell
Suitable for medium breed dogs
Adult weight 10-25kg. e.g. Border Collie, Staffie, Springer, Vizsla
Suitable for large breed dogs
Adult weight 25-45kg. e.g. Boxer, Labrador, Greyhound
Suitable for giant breed dogs
Adult weight 45kg+ e.g. Bernese, Great Dane, Mastiff

Dog ages

From 12 months to 7 years

Pack sizes

2kg & 15kg bags

RRP

15kg bags = £38.99

AADF rating

76%

At a glance

Natural: Free from added artificial preservatives, antioxidants, colourings, flavourings or other controversial synthetic ingredients
High meat content: Contains at least 30% meat ingredients (on a dry matter basis)
Hypoallergenic: Free from wheat, maize, dairy products, soya products and artificial additives
Clearly labelled: Each ingredient is clearly and individually stated and there is at least a reasonable indication of the percentages of the main ingredients
Certified nutritionally complete: This food complies fully with the complete food nutrient tolerances as recommended by FEDIAF and/or AAFCO

Price per day

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Nutrition

Composition

Mixing bowl:

Lamb 33% (Dried Lamb 28%, Freshly Prepared Lamb 5%), Brown Rice (26%), Whole Grain Barley (26%), Whole Ground Oats (4.5%), Rapeseed Oil, Beet Pulp (4%), Linseed (2%), Seaweed (0.2%), Yucca Extract (0.02%).

As fed (BETA):

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Nutritional additives (per kg)

Vitamin A 15, 000iu, Vitamin D3 1, 500iu, Vitamin E 150mg; Trace Elements: Zinc (as Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate) 50mg, Manganese (as Manganese (II) Oxide) 40mg, Iron (as Iron (II) Sulphate Monohydrate) 40mg, Copper (as Copper (Ll) Sulphate Pentahydrate) 5mg, Iodine (as Calcium Iodate Anhydrous) 1mg, Selenium (as Sodium Selenite) 0.1mg.

Typical Analysis

Protein 22.5%, Fat 10.0%, Fibre 3.0%, Ash 10.0%.

Dry weight nutrients

Above average

Average

Below average

* NFE carbohydrate level (i.e. not including fibre). Level estimated from available data.

Pricing

15kg bags RRP

£38.99

Grams per day

0g

Cost per day

£

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Name: Pets at Home
HQ: Cheshire, UK
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Manufacturer's product description

" Wainwright's isn't like any other dog food. The limited ingredient recipes contain a single source of highly digestible animal protein and no ingredients commonly believed to cause allergies or food intolerance in dogs.

Wainwright's include a portion of freshly prepared lamb to create an irresistible taste they know dogs will love. In fact everything that goes into Wainwright's is delicious, nutritious, easily digested and hypoallergenic. The result provides all the proteins, fatty acids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals your dog needs. No wonder Wainwright's is a dog's best friend.

Wainwright's have developed this food specifically for Adult dogs with:

-A nutritious, hypoallergenic recipe;

-Limited ingredients that are gentle on your dog's digestion;

-A delicious inclusion of freshly prepared Lamb.

Suitable for adult dogs 1-7 years. Not suitable for puppies under 6 months old.

When feeding for the first time introduce gradually over 7-10 days. "

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bluebelle 20 days ago

This did use to be a reasonable food, just a bit short on meat (but I used to add extra). I spent ages trying to find a food that suited my food-sensitive pup and as soon as I have, they change the recipe. My dog's great aunt was allergic to legumes so I've always avoided those which is hard now, my current pup is also sensitive to probably chicken and sweet potato.

Wainwrights has reduced the barley (not a bad grain all things considered) and added maize (not good). Also added the equivalent of 12.5% peas - high legumes/potato/fibre (beet pulp) and a low available meat diet has been a suggested possible cause of canine cardiomyopathy in the US.

The ingredients now are: : Turkey (36%) (Dried Turkey 31%, Freshly Prepared Turkey 5%), Rice (26%), Whole Grain Barley (10%), Maize Protein, Rapeseed Oil, Whole Ground Oats (4.5%), Beet Pulp (4%), Dried Peas (3% equivalent to 12.5% Peas), Linseed (2%), Dried Carrots (1% equivalent to 8% Carrots), Seaweed (0.2%), Yucca Extract (0.02%).

I would have paid more for the food as we're all aware prices are rocketing at the moment, but I wish they hadn't changed the recipe just to keep costs low. Now I have only two other foods I can possibly feed my dogs, both of which aren't always in stock and one looks like it might be changing too :-(

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bluebelle bluebelle 20 days ago

Apologies posted the wrong ingredients list!! So they haven't added maize to the adult recipe (just the puppy one, which is still bad), but the peas are still there.

Lamb (33%) (Dried Lamb 28%, Freshly Prepared Lamb 5%), Rice (26%), Whole Grain Barley (22%), Whole Ground Oats (4.5%), Rapeseed Oil, Beet Pulp (4%), Dried Peas (3% equivalent to 12.5% Peas), Linseed (2%), Dried Carrots (1% equivalent to 8% Carrots), Seaweed (0.2%), Yucca Extract (0.02%).

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Jarek 7 years ago

I have had my dogs on wainwright for over 4 years, raised two boxer litters on turkey and rice, I have recommended this food for all the puppy owners as dogs had brilliant coat, was feeling well and poo wasn't big. But for around 6 months, this Large Breed Turkey&Rice dog food became unstable from batch to batch. One batch the food is okay, next is different: size of the pieces are different, smell is different and pieces looks much brighter and very, very dry. All dogs fed by this started to have digestion problem and I am forced to change this food to something else.

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Tony Cruse 7 years ago

I've been feeding my dog Wainwright's Salmon and Potato Adult for a few years now. My latest purchase revealed smaller, pea sized kibble which had a more greasy texture. I returned it thinking they had put puppy kibble in by error. However, all packets contained this new sizes kibble!
Anyone?

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Brodie 8 years ago

Have used this in the past on my Lurchers when it first came out they had nice firm poos and a nice shine to there coats . Only stopped using it as the price of it shot up . I put them on Davis ranger also found this very good and they worked well on it also nice firm poo no wind or bad breath nice shine to there coats and no dandruff .

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til tiltil Brodie 7 years ago

Hi,
I've used Davies ranger for years, recommended it to all and sundry. I've now found out that it contains BHT, a very dubious chemical preservative. They only mention it on their website they dont list it on their bag, they even put 'no artificial additives' on the bag!!!! Look it up.

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