The truth is that like many other cat foods sold at supermarkets, Iams is full of fillers. Fillers are simply cheap ingredients used to save money. Fillers allow cat food producers to use less meat because fillers will make up the bulk of the kibble. Fillers are unnecessary to cats.
Symptoms of Iams Allergy in Cats. Should your cat experience an allergy to a particular food, you may notice skin reactions, often under his front legs, around his face and groin area, as well as between his toes. Symptoms include: Hair loss in patches.
It does appear that Purina often includes more overall protein than IAMS. That said, we think a lot of it is coming from fillers like corn gluten meal since Purina doesn’t use as many animal ingredients. When it comes to beneficial extras, both companies offer plenty.
This is a great option for pets who need to gain weight. Iams & Eukanuba. These popular brands have a wide variety of recipes with generally good ingredients. Their recipes can be a little more rich though, which might not be ideal for pets with sensitive stomachs.
Healthy. One of the most well-known options, Iams’ nutrient profile is pretty good when it comes to dog nutrition. The ingredients vary based on the kind of Iams that you purchase, but they tend to contain real meat and grain ingredients.
In 1999, Procter & Gamble acquired the Iams Company, as it is now known, and expanded to selling pet food in 70 countries worldwide. Then, in 2014, the company was sold to Mars Inc.
IAMS Veterinary Diets to Be Discontinued. Mars Petcare, who owns IAMS brand pet food, is discontinuing their line of veterinary prescription pet foods. This is only for prescription diets. The over-the-counter pet foods made by IAMS are still in production.
Top critical review
Just plain crap is what iams selling to dog owners. This crap made my puppy sick with bad diarrhea and bellyaches within a week of eating this. After the first two days my 12 weeks old puppy eating this, it appears slowly overtime with signs of loss of appetites.