Picking your dog food brand is easy but confusing at the same time. You can pick from dozens out there, but you will not know which the best for your dog is before purchasing them. To help you deciding, we are going to introduce you to Nulo and Blue Buffalo dog food and compare them to see which may pick your interest.
In this article we are going to give you information about:
– What is Nulo and Blue Buffalo
– What Nulo and Blue Buffalo are made of
– Nulovs Blue Buffalo
Nulo is a brand of dog and cat food manufactured by the same name company, which based in Austin Texas. Nulo sell their products through pet specialty stores and online retailers. They currently offer their customers two lines of dog foods namely medal series and freestyle. Both food lines are made with no grain formula but designed to meet specific dog’s needs. Each one of these lines contains more than one kind of foods including dry, wet food, and treats.
Medal series is intended for dogs with medium activities, such as morning jog or playing together in beach or parks. At the other hand freestyle is designed for dogs with more active life. Since Nulo made their food with different main ingredients to match the food spatiality, in this article we are going to pick only one of their food as an example. One popular food from Nulo comes from the Freestyle line Adult Trim cod & Lentils recipe.
This specific food is made help your dog stay fit and trim. Nulo Freestyle Adult Trim is made from deboned cod, turkey meal, salmon meal, lentils, yellow peas, sweet potato, chickpeas, pea fiber, deboned turkey, chicken fat and many more. It also contains 30% crude protein, 7% crude fat, 6% crude fiber, 0.35% omega 3, and 1.35% omega 6.
About Blue Buffalo
Blue Buffalo is a brand of cat and dog food manufactured by the same name company, which is based in Wilton, Connecticut. The company is specializing in making food for dog and cat and distribute their products through their retail partners and online stores across United States. Blue Buffalo currently operating as a subsidiary of Blue Pet Products, Inc. Blue Buffalo offers their customers a wide range of foods namely Life Protection Formula, Freedom, Basics, Wilderness, and Natural Veterinary Diet.
Each one of them contains more than one food including dry food and wet food, while most also have treats product. All of them are made to meet the specific needs of each food and dog’s characteristics or life stage. Since Blue Buffalo have so many food, in this article we are going to pick only one food as an example to peek their ingredients and nutrition content. If you need another dog food recommendation, you may want to read our article on Blue Buffalo vs BilJac.
Blue Buffalo Ingredients
One of Blue Buffalo popular food comes from Life Protection Formula, which is the adult chicken and brown rice formula. This specific food is made from various ingredients, such as deboned chicken, chicken meal, brown rice, barley, oatmeal, chicken fat, tomato pomace, peas, and flaxseed. It also contains 24% crude protein, 14% crude fat, 5% crude fiber, 0.5% omega 3, and 3.0% omega 6.
Now, let’s compare Nulo with Blue Buffalo. Both brands offer you a wide food variants that you can choose depend on your dog needs. From the nutrition content on our sample, we know that Nulo contains more crude protein, crude fiber, and omega 6 than Blue Buffalo, while Blue Buffalo contain more crude fat and omega 3. However, these comparison only based on one product from each brand, so it will not mirror all of their food nutrition content.
Nulo Vs Blue Buffalo
|- Contains higher crude protein||- Contains lesser protein|
|- Contains lesser crude fat||- Contains more crude fat|
|- Contains higher crude fiber||- Contains lesser crude fiber|
|- Contains lesser omega 3||- Contains more omega 3|
|- Contains higher omega 6||- Contains lesser omega 6|
|- Have lesser product lines||- Have more product lines|
For more info, it is recommended to check the package or the nutrition information in each brand’s site. All in all, the decision is all yours to make. In our opinion if your dog concern is weight, it is better to pick Nulo food from our sample.