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Re: Food...again?!
Fri Mar 13, 2009 13:30

When you try a new food, do you do a very gradual switch?

Have you tried a limited ingredient food like Natural Balance L.I.D.?
It's grain free and a novel protein source. They have a number of different
ones to choose from. Adding a little salmon oil can help alleviate the itchy
skin too.

Years ago, I had a collie prone to hot spots and the vet advised adding some
linatone to his diet. He also had to wear an e-collar to keep him from licking
at the hot spots.

  • Food...again?!Ashley, Fri Mar 13 09:43
    I know everyone always asks about food here, but i have another food questions...for ANYONE! I have a tri rescue sheltie named Maddie. She is about 2 years old. She is a food hound, anything she can... more
    • Re: Food...again?! — Tamara, Fri Mar 13 13:30
      • Re: Food...again?!Ashley, Fri Mar 13 13:57
        Yes i do, and i give her at least a month on the food (unless she is obviously sick). No i have not tried that food. I will check it out. There are so many i just don't know what to pick. I also run... more
        • Re: Food...again?!Tamara, Tue Apr 14 11:58
          How are things going with the food and the itchiness?
          • Re: Food...again?!Ashley, Wed Apr 15 11:14
            Ummm i don't really know. I guess the itchiness is better, but now she is eating everything she can get to. She eats grass constantly. She has gotten into the other dogs food and eaten about three... more
        • Re: Food...again?!Tamara, Fri Mar 13 21:40
          If the linatone doesn't seem to be helping, you could try a little olive oil or salmon oil (usually in health food stores). If you have Petsmart, Petco or PetQuarters in your area, they will carry... more
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