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Ripley

Pit Bull — Age 8
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My sweet little Ripley
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Ripley
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Ripley loves being wrapped up in warm pajamas when he goes to play at daycare
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We got little Ripley when he was just under four weeks old
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Ripley

We got Ripley shortly before he turned four weeks old. He only weighed a pound. Sadly, he was the only puppy left from a litter of twelve as the "owners" were all too eager to sell the puppies as soon as they could. Ripley was the runt, so all of his sisters and brothers found owners before he did. We knew four weeks old was way too young to take a puppy from his mother, but we knew if we didn't take him home with us that day, he would die. The "owners" had returned Ripley's mother to her owner after she stopped feeding when the puppies were two weeks old. After this, the "owners" figured it was time to start feeding regular dog food. We took Ripley back with us to his new home and tried to feed him puppy formula that night. We took him to the vet the very next morning as he was notably underweight and sick. Because of the lack of his mother's milk and nutrients as a baby, the vet said Ripley's digestive tract never fully developed. This led to several ongoing digestive issues and numerous allergies. Ripley has always been very sensitive to what he eats. Additionally, numerous allergies, including a chicken allergy, required him to be on special food.

Over the years Ripley has tried countless foods: hydrolyzed, digestive specific, allergy formula, etc. Although we noticed improvements in different areas of health, there were always negatives we found with each food: constipation, diarrhea, allergy flare up, weight loss, etc. However, since we have had Ripley on the Honest Kitchen grain free beef recipe, we have noticed only improvements. His allergies are under control, he is not having any of the negative digestive issues that accompanied several other foods like this one, and best of all, he loves the food! We are so happy with the change in food and thankful to finally find a food that meets our "Only the best for our precious little Ripley" mantra:) In our eyes, he has been through a lot, yet he always manages to shower us with love and keep his tail wagging. For this reason, we think he deserves only the best! :)

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  1. Dehydrated - Grain Free Beef Recipe (Love)

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