Looking for Allergy/Sensitive Dog Food

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Connorrm, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    Capital District, NY
    My little one, Luna (Pit mix) has a crazy sensitive stomach. She's been on:

    Blue Buffalo Puppy
    Wellness Puppy
    Blue Buffalo Adult (Chicken formula)
    4Health Lamb and Rice

    She has a double ear infection, and all foods make farts that can clear a small city. They're awful. He poop is rarely consistent. I'm wondering what is a good brand of hypo allergenic food that she can be maintained on? Something simple, less gassy.

    I've avoided Corn, Wheat, Soy - all the big "fart causers & no nos" Any ideas?
  2. carolinagirl58

    carolinagirl58 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2011
    Lugoff, SC
    Have you tried Taste of the Wild? It's grain free. I have also heard good things about Avoderm but have not tried it. Both are available at Tractor Supply.
  3. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Have you tried raw? My Doberman farts up a storm with anything else.
  4. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    My rottie had the same problems. You might try a limited ingredient food like Californial Naturals Lamb and Rice or one of the Natural Balance kibbles, those worked well for us. They have only a couple basic ingredients along with the necessary vitamins and minerals, so less things for your dog to possibley react to. They have no by products, no grains, none of that junk. Hope you find the one that work's for your dog, my rottie could clear a room with his gas too and boy were they noisy ones! [​IMG]
  5. Tylt33

    Tylt33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2010
    Chico, California
    Quote:If you want to try a pre-made raw (I don't like making my own), Primal and Nature's Variety are both good choices. I would try EVO if you haven't already.
  6. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 20, 2009
    Orange County, NY
    If you don't m ind spending money - The Honest Kitchen makes human-grade dog food that is hydrated with water. Expensive,but worth it. Also, California Natural is good for allergies
  7. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    I feed mine inova evo. They love it, and they have beautiful coats. It is grain free, and high quality...though raw may be a better option for her...
  8. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    Capital District, NY
    The thing that worries me about raw is:

    1. Teeth Condition - dry kibble keeps teeth purty.

    2. Whenever she manages any form of "people food i.e meat" she gets the runs.

    3. I've already tried the "expensive" foods with no luck.

    Grump Grump Grump!
  9. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Northern CA
    Kibble does nothing for teeth, imo. A raw meaty bone will do wonders for a dog's teeth, it's nature's toothbrush. [​IMG]
  10. Tylt33

    Tylt33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2010
    Chico, California
    Quote:Dry food cleaning teeth has been proven false in cats, and I would assume the same is true with dogs. Meat should only be given if formulated and balanced for a dog (i.e. a raw brand like Nature's Variety or Primal). EVO is somewhat expensive, but if you're looking for a solution, it may be the trick. Give your dog a couple of weeks to adjust to a new food.

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