Sex-specific foods

Discussion in 'You couldn't make it up!' started by Newshound, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. Newshound

    Newshound Member

    Chudleys Junior is not one of our stock lines but we are happy to get anything in to order as long as it’s in Vital’s catalogue.   I was a bit surprised to be asked for this product but “for female dogs”. This really confused me as I thought that no way was this a sex-specific food.  Then again, I have yet to come across any sex-specific dog foods.  “It must be,” said the customer, “as the last bag you ordered  clearly said that it contains everything HE needs for strong bones.” When it came in I have to agree that the customer is right, it does say ‘everything HE needs’ on the bag. 
    This reminds me of a few years ago when we used to buy in Christmas gifts and they were labelled either “Good Boy” or “Good Girl”. A number of customers would not buy them because they were labelled for the opposite sex to their beloved pet.
     

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