Are you familiar with the health conditions common in big dogs? Your large breed dog may be at increased risk of developing one or more of these conditions.View Article
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Select Protein Diet
Choose only ONE of the following main protein ingredients:
½ lb. Ground Turkey (organic)
½ lb. Rabbit
½ lb. Venison
½ lb. Quail
½ lb. Ostrich
½ lb. Ground Beef (organic)
Note: Meats can be cooked first for palatability but are better raw. Do Not Cook together with the other ingredients.
Add to the above:
1/8 tsp. Potassium Chloride (salt substitute)
½ lb. Organic pumpkin or ground organic peas or cooked & ground organic carrots
Stay on the above diet for about 2 weeks and then…
Add one of the following to the above ingredients each week, one at a time:
250mg Taurine crushed into food (sold at our clinic or online from PetAg)
1 tsp. Natural Seaweed Calcium (sold our clinic or online from Animal Essentials)
In the next week after adding the above ingredients, start to give by mouth: 0.4ml of Omega-3 fatty acids supplement from daily. Omega-3 Pet Liquid can be purchased from our clinic or online from Nordic Naturals.
If cat is having diarrhea, add 1/8 tsp of a probiotic +/- to food at each meal. We recommend Ultraflora, which can be purchased our clinic or online from Metagenics. If diarrhea continues after being on this diet for 2 to 4 weeks, please call us so that further measures can be taken.