Choosing the right foods for your dogs may not as easy as it seems, since there are so many of them available in the market. to ease you choosing the best food for your dogs, let us help you by introducing two popular brands of dog foods by the same manufacturer; they are Diamond Naturals and Taste of the Wild.
In this article, we are going to give you information about:
– What is Diamond Naturals and Taste of the Wild
– What Diamond Naturals and Taste of the Wild are made of
– Diamond Naturals and Taste of the Wild
About Diamond Naturals
Diamond Naturals is a brand of dog and cat foods from the Diamond Pet company. Aside from Diamond Naturals, the company also has another brands, called Diamond, and Diamond Natural Grain Free. Diamond Naturals is claimed to be made from the highest quality ingredients that able to provide complete and holistic nutrition for your pets. This brand offers their consumer dog foods in both dry and wet canned food, but they also offers treats for both dog and cat. Diamond Naturals products are divided according to the dog’s characteristic and the main ingredients of the foods. This brand has 22 foods covering all dry, canned and treats.
Diamond Naturals Ingredients
Diamond Naturals uses different ingredients in their foods to match the purpose and variants. So we are only going to pick one of them to be the example in this article; the most popular Diamond Naturals food is the Lamb and Meal dry food. This variant contains lamb protein and a moderate levels of fat to maintain body weight, while still providing the best nutrition needed by your dogs to stay active. The top ingredients are lamb meal, ground white rice, cracked pearled barley, peas, and egg product. This specific variant contains 23% crude protein, 14% crude fat, 4.5% crude fiber, 0.4% omega-3, and 2.2 omega-3 omega 6.
Taste of the Wild
Taste of the Wild is a brand of dog and cat foods manufactured by Schell &Kampeter, Inc., which doing their business as Diamond Pet Foods, Inc., similar to Diamond Naturals, we have talked above. Taste of the Wild currently offer their customer two lines of dog and cat foods; the regular Taste of the Wild and the limited ingredients line Prey. The regular Taste of the Wild contains 14 products including 5 canned foods and 9 dry foods, while the limited ingredients Prey only contains 3 dog foods, which all dry foods. Taste of the Wild manufactured their foods in different varieties according to the main ingredients and dog characteristics, such as life stage. If you are interested on other dog foods, read our article on Natural Balance vs Taste of the Wild here.
Taste of the Wild Ingredients
Taste of the Wild made their foods with different ingredients depend on the variants of the food and line. The most popular Taste of the Wild food is the High Prairie Canine Formula, which is made with roasted Bison and roasted Venison. This variant is also grain free and contains sweet potatoes with peas to provide a highly digestible energy for your active dogs. Taste of the Wild High Prairie Canine Formula main ingredients are buffalo, lamb meal, chicken meal, sweet potatoes, and peas. This specific variant contains 32% crude protein, 18% crude fat, 4% fiber, 0.3% omega 3, and 2.8% omega 6.
Now, let’s compare Diamond Naturals and Taste of the Wild. Even though, both of them are manufactured by the same manufactures, bound by different brands, they also have some differences. Mainly on the nutrition contents. We can see that Taste of the Wild is winning in the case of nutrition except the crude fiber content. However, this example only using their most popular foods as a sample, so it may not mirror all of their foods except the samples.
Diamond Naturals vs Taste of the Wild
|Diamond Naturals||Taste of the Wild|
|- Contain lesser crude protein||- Contain more crude fat|
|- Contain lesser crude fat||- Contain more crude protein|
|- Contain lesser omega 3 & 6||- Contain more omega 3 & 6|
|- Offers, dry foods, wet canned foods, and treats||- Doesn’t offer any treat products|
All in all, in our opinion it is best to opt, which suit your dogs need better. Taste of the Wild contains more nutrition to support your dog’s healthy and active lifestyle better. But, just in case your dogs need lower nutrients, you may want to opt for Diamond Naturals.