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PetSmart Giveaway! #InspiredbyCraft Hill's Ideal Balance

Hayley's continued good health fully depends on her food
 This post is sponsored by Hill’s. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s® Ideal Balance® CRAFTED, but Some Puppy To Love only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article.

I was watching a movie last night in which a couple went to a Japanese restaurant. It was one of the places where the chef cooks everything right in front of you. I often wish that we could see up close and personal exactly what goes into  all our food and our dogs' food. 

Well, if you feed your dog Hill's Ideal Balance™ Crafted® pet foods, you will actually do know specifically what is in it. All Hill's products are made in the U.S. from only natural ingredients with no corn, wheat or soy, which is something most dog owners seek out when purchasing food. In addition, their cooking process is clear, slow, and wholesome.

Django is the pickiest dog I've ever had
Like me, the parents of picky eaters (our black lab Django is nearly as finicky as a cat!) will appreciate that so many considerations were made when developing this new food:

—Texture: new cooking processes, such oven roasting dog dry kibble were employed

—Cooking Process: since not mass produced, the process can be managed with more attention and care to lock in flavor and nutrition

— Wet Food: new technology implemented on the wet food helped to deliver forms and textures (such as shredded in gravy-like human stir fry)

—Key Word-Slow!: slower, small batch process ensures quality and consistency

Since writing about this new dog food, family, friends, and readers have asked me exactly how it’s cooked, so here is the low-down.


For the oven roasted dry dog food and treats, once the dough is rolled out, each kibble is carefully cut out and looked over to make sure they’re just right. These special kibbles are then baked at 400 degrees until they’re cooked just right.


The wet dog food is gently cooked and the meat, gravy and vegetables are mixed into a delicious stew. Then it’s canned and slow-cooked at 250 degrees to lock in flavor and nutrition. Years of taste research ensure the taste of each bite.

Thinking about trying some? The folks at Hills Science are sponsoring a giveaway for a $300 gift card to a Pet Specialty Store (PetSmart). Giveaway ends June 30th . Just click here to enter!


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