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Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct Dog Food Review

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.

Our five year old boxer, Jack is an important member of our family and we always want the best for him especially in regards to his dog food. Purina has been a reliable pet food brand in our house for years so we were excited to learn more about Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct.

Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct Dog Food Review

Jack is a very active adult dog who loves to play hard so we need a dog food that is nutritious and substantial. Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct dog food was specifically designed to meet the instinctual needs of dogs with a “naturally based and nutrient-dense” dry dog food. I was impressed that this premium dog food is made with real turkey as the first ingredient along with real venison and other high quality ingredients. The protein content in a dog food is very important to us so I love that this brand has 30% crude protein which is higher than most other brands we have purchased in the past. This ingredient along with good Omega-6 fatty acids, antioxidants and other essential vitamins and minerals provides Jack with 100% nutrition so that he has an abundance of energy to play with the kids all day long.

Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct Dog Food Review

What did Jack think of the taste of Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct dog food? He started to sniff the bag before it was even open and ate every single morsel of his portion (he weighs 65 pounds so he eats approximately 4 cups per day). I would say that he loved the taste as much as I love the ingredients that I am feeding him…….Jack’s natural instincts are right on target! This dog food can be served dry (Jack’s preference) or it can be served moistened. The bite sized pieces are perfect for a variety of dog sizes from small to large.

When I feed Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct dog food to Jack, I can feel confident that I am giving him the necessary nutrients to nourish his body, keeping him strong and active hopefully for many more years to come. My husband and I are very selective about the dog food that we give to our beloved boxer and Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct dog food really hits the mark!

You are invited to visit Purina ONE to learn more about SmartBlend True Instinct and the other high quality pet foods for dogs and cats.


Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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