So you think your dog has food allergies? Let’s take a look at your food. The most common food ingredients responsible for allergies are chicken, beef, dairy, pork, lamb, fish, eggs, corn, soy, and grains (e.g. wheat, whey). Corn and wheat are often used as cheap fillers in pet foods.
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Your cat could have diarrhea for numerous reasons, including ingesting foreign substances. If your cat shows signs of distress or has a sudden case of diarrhea, please contact your vet immediately.
Cats with chronic diarrhea or loose stools are often experiencing an inflammation of the gastrointestinal system. This can be caused from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), which is often closely linked to the food that your cat is eating.
Unless your cat is Mr. Bigglesworth or a distant related cousin, bald spots are a sign of something not quite working for your cat. What causes bald spots on cats? To find out, start at the base of your cat’s health and look at his nutrition.
So you suspect your feline might have a cat food allergy. Most food allergies in pets are actually a food intolerance. The vast majority of cat foods offer only two sources of protein, chicken and fish. Some brands of cat food also use cheap fillers which can make allergies worse. Cats can have a hard time digesting grains such as corn or wheat, causing them to have allergy-like symptoms.
Cats like to be clean. Did you know that cats spend up to 50% of their day cleaning themselves? That’s a lot of cleaning! If your cat is excessively cleaning themselves to the point of losing hair, this could be a sign that your cat food needs a change.
Is your dog itchy? Scratching himself constantly? Missing hair? Chewing on his paws? All of these are signs that it may be time for you to consider a new diet for your dog. Let’s […]
Dogs get ear infections for lots of reasons. Some dogs with floppy ears are just prone to more ear infections, like spaniels and hounds. Dogs who spend time in water can get moisture trapped underneath their ears which can cause ear infections.
But did you know that your dog’s food can be a contributor or could even be causing your dog’s recurring ear infections? An overgrowth of yeast could mean that your dog is not getting the nutrition it needs out of its food. Your dog may be itching its ears, scratching its ears more than normal or rubbing its ears on objects or people.
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