Switching Your Dog To A New Food #BrightMind

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 When we received Roxy three years ago, she was already five, so we missed a good chunk of her life.  We missed all her fun puppy years, where she was super active, curious and wanting to learn new things.  They always say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks and while I don’t agree with that fully it does get harder to get across to them what you are wanting from them as they age.

Roxy is pretty set in her ways now and a little stubborn and hard-headed.  She likes things that she likes and things done her way or don’t talk to her.  Not really, but you get the idea.  I have noticed that during the day when it’s just her and I that she tends to sleep more than she had and just doesn’t want to play as much.  On the flip side, anyone else shows up and she is ready to party.  It could be an age slowing down thing and it could be that she just gets bored with me.  Who knows?

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I started hearing about Purina ProPlan Bright Minds and Roxy and I decided to head to Petsmart to check it out.  Roxy loves going to Petsmart because it means she can actually go into the store and see other people and dogs, she is such a people person.

Switching Your Dog To A New Food - Heading to Petsmart

Switching Your Dog To A New Food - Heading Into Petsmart

Purina ProPlan Bright Mind was easy for Roxy and I to find in Petsmart.  Roxy quickly picked out her bag to take home with us.  Proud as a peacock to have picked out her own food to try.  You can quickly check it out over on Petsmart’s website to see if they have the formula that will fit your fur baby.

Switching Your Dog To A New Food - Bright Minds on Shelf

Switching Your Dog To A New Food - Purina ProPlan Bright Mind

Did you know when switching your dog to a new dog food to do it slowly?  Please remember to do a little bit in with the old and slowly get more of the new in their feeding time.  Sometimes certain foods won’t agree so it’s best to go slow and let them get used to the new food.  Don’t want any sick puppies out there.

Purina ProPlan Bright Mind is made for senior dogs, which is classified for those over 7 years old.  As a dog ages, it has been discovered that dogs glucose metabolism starts to change, which can affect memory, learning, awareness, and decision-making.  Purina ProPlan found a new way to help promote mental awareness and mental sharpness in our senior dogs of 7+ with Purina ProPlan Bright Mind, how great is that?  

With regular feeding of Purina ProPlan Bright Mind within 30 days, dog owners have noticed a difference in owner-dog interaction, interest in play, and the ability to adapt and cope with change.  Amazing that it only takes 30 days.  Blow me away!

I’m excited to see if Roxy has a bit more spunk during the day when it’s just her and I.  

What differences would you like to see in your senior fur baby?

  • RoseSiders

    Miss Roxy is always so cute. I see she was well-behaved in PetSmart, something Bear could learn a thing or two about. He was better behaved than usual, but he’s always so excited about the other dogs!
    Thanks for the reminder about switching dogs food slowly. SO many people just switch and the dog gets sick and they blame the food!

    • Roxy gets really excited about the other dogs and people too. She looks in the hamster/rat cages too. lol She always wants to take on the big dogs, she just won’t learn.

  • David @ Spicedblog

    Roxy seems like such a little princess! She is leading the way into PetSmart on a hunt for her new food! Thanks for sharing. #client

    • She totally is, funny you say that. She has this bush outside and often she is in it when the UPS/FedEx/USPS comes and the FedEx guy calls her bush her princess castle lol

  • How nice that there is a dog food for older dogs. I know I have told you before that I don’t have any pets…but is it weird that I actually like going into Pet stores? Sometimes I take my kids just so we can look at the fish and lizards and other little things they have 🙂

    • I don’t think it’s weird at all. So much cuteness found at Pet stores, you just gotta go in sometimes!

  • aprilaakre

    I love going to into pet stores just so I can just see other people’s pets. I will be looking into this brand of dog food sounds like they have a lot to choose from.

    • It is such a nice thing, especially for the older babies out there.

  • Kelly O’Malley

    Pet’s Smart has everything! We had our little dog on one food and it was not working so we had to switch. We did the process really slow and even added a little probiotic to his food to keep his tummy happy. It was a smooth transition, and I think it was all about doing it slowly.

    • Am so glad it was such a smooth transition, always such a relief.