Has anyone tried the canned stuff? Does it have the same nutritional value?
Hi, yes I have, and no it doesn't. There's a great article in this month's Whole Dog Journal about tripe, which is why my local supplier ran out of stock. Seems like all this publicity has temporarily depleted the local supply.
But the canned stuff is a good start. And not as stinky as the real stuff.
I've tried the canned stuff Nancy, it seemed fairly white, especially compared to the "real thing". And the above poster is right. It doesn't smell as bad.
The dogs LOVED it though. And I didn't have to get tripe juice all over myself. *shudder*!
Baloo - 5 year old black lab
Peanut - 7 year old minpin
Monster - 3-ish year old frenchie/jack, rescue
what about dried tripe? They have that at some pet stores as treats but i imagine it's not even close to being the same nutritional value
Charlie (foster) and Rocky
I use the canned stuff sometimes when I can't get raw tripe. It is definitely better than nothing but the real stuff is much better.
Ditto what everyone else has said.
Raw tripe (whether "fresh" or frozen ground) I think is better than the canned stuff.
I love my dogs dearly and would do nearly anything for them, but I draw the line at raw tripe.
If the canned stuff has minimal nutritional value, I doubt I'll bother..
very big article in reference page at www.petsrawedge.com about green tripe