Hey! Do you remember Gaines-Burgers? Man, those patties were the bomb! Some people used to fry those bad boys purely for their pups enjoyment! LOL!
Anyway, I got to thinking that Sophia would like one of those as 1970s throwback. Not for nothing, nostalgia counts for something these days. In fact, Gaines-Burgers go real real good with vinyl records, 8 track tapes, bell bottoms, platform shoes, and ponchos too, friends.
Well, sliding into my espadrilles, I am on a new journey to locate a package for my best friend. After visiting three major pet supply houses …, nada, nothing, and zilch. Okay. This calls for ingenuity. That is, corner stores and qwik marts. Surely they will have Gaines-Burgers. Ahem….No luck. I did find CBD lip balms and CBD bath bombs though! But, I still had no Gaines-Burgers.
Then it dawned on me to do my research here. Oh, oh no! Gaines-Burgers has made it to Wikipedia y’all! According to Wikipedia:
Gaines-Burgers was a brand of dog food. It was introduced in 1961 by General Foods, and production ceased in the 1990s. The product consisted of individually wrapped patties of moisturized dog food that resembled a hamburger. Unlike hamburgers, the Gaines-Burgers could be stored at room temperature for long periods of time. The technique was later used for human foods.
The 1990s? It’s not fair. Sophia should experience this! So I….
Hunted for the closest thing. Kibbles and Bits did not let me down. Every now and again there is something in there like 1 piece of Gaines Burgers. It went over big too. She’s picky but these did the trick.
Descriptions And Labels
“Give your mini a big dose of taste and nutrition with the Kibbles ‘n Bits Small Breed Mini Bits Savory Beef & Chicken Flavors Dry Dog Food. This formula packs plenty of meaty flavor and nourishment into small-sized bits that are easy to chew and ideal for smaller breed dogs. It’s loaded with high-quality protein to help support strong muscles, plus vitamins, minerals and antioxidants so it’s a complete and balanced diet for all life stages. Plus, it’s proudly made in the USA so you can feel good about feeding it daily.”
- Specially formulated for smaller breeds with small-sized bits that are great for smaller mouths to chew.
- Formulated with high-quality protein to help support strong muscles, and the meaty flavor dogs love.
- Enhanced with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants so it covers all the nutritional bases for your pal.
- Provides a 100% complete and balanced diet for small breeds of all life stages like pugs, Yorkshire Terriers, Bichon Frise and more.
- Every batch is proudly made in the USA with high-quality ingredients you can trust.
Okay guys. It sounds good.
This is factual stuff, right from the packaging. I am not making this up. It’ll be printed on your bag too, should you choose to purchase. And by the way, 96% say 5 stars. So 4.7 out of 5 stars Satisfaction Star Rating.???? This is definitely From Our Table Material.
I really want Sophia to experience Gaines-Burgers. To me, it’s the same as being a kid without knowing McDonalds. What’s up with that? Not satisfied with this, I forged ahead and found….
Purina Moist & Meaty Wet Dog Food, Chopped Burger – 36 ct. Pouch
One (1) 216-Ounce Box Of Purina Moist & Meaty Chopped Burger Dog Food
100% Complete & Balanced Nutrition For Adult Dogs
Serve Up The Smiles With Tender, Meaty Pieces Made With Real Meat
Enjoy Convenience And No Mess With Individual Stay Fresh Pouches In Every Box
Can Be Used As A Meal, Snack Or A Topper
This is the closest to Gaines-Burgers that I could find. Except, this is not formed into a patty. Which may or may not be important, because… you see, folks were breaking those in half, crumbling them, and pinching them into different shapes. Meatballs and SlimJims shapes ???????? were my PERSONAL FAVORITES.
I CANNOT BELIEVE THERE IS NOT NO LONGER ANY SUCHA THING AS A GAINES-BURGER.
And then it happened… A new flavor twist on the Purina Moist & Meaty!
RISE AND SHINE? BACON AAAAAND EGG? This is exciting stuff.
WITH OR WITHOUT CHEESE? WHAT KINDA CHEESE? I GOTT CHEDDAR OVER HERE. I’LL TAKE CHEDDAR ANYTIME.
NOW, I AM A CHEF IN MY OWN BURGER JOINT. And, this is p’rolly waaayyy better than a Gaines-Burger anyhows.
For fun, I mixed it up a bit. A cheddar burger ball with a bacon and egg center. Sophia loves me. Mission accomplished.
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