So far Nero and Rox are on Advance dry food. Since they both hate it I also cook once a week a mixture of mince, heart, liver, kidneys... and whatever else I can find in the 'cheap' section of our local woollies. They only eat the kibbles if they can't separate them from the meat. In fact Rox will go to great length to lick all the 'good' stuff off the kibbles and spit them into neat heaps all over the house and the garden (the possums love it)
I find this Advance stuff really expensive and since they don't like it and I'm cooking their food anyway I was going to go the next step and leave it out alltogether. Barff is way out of our budget and difficult to source. I don't want to feed them raw - mainly because it's a pain to store without a decent freezer and I don't trust woollies with freshness of their cheap meats. I rather cook them up something once a week and feed it during the week.
So now I have been doing a bit of research on the net what they need for a balanced diet and am getting awfully confused. My idea was to add about 1/4 of veggies (broccoli, carrot, cauliflower, cabbage) and some carbs (brown rice, potatoes) because they both love potatoes. But now I see that dogs can't process carbs? While others seem to dispute that...
So those of you not feeding kibbles... do you ad carbs? Or, if not, how are your dogs going with that?