There are many commercial therapeutic diets available for various individual medical conditions in dogs. There are diets for heart, kidney, liver, pancreas allergic and intestinal diseases. But what if a dog has multiple conditions and one may be incompatible with the ingredients in the commercial foods? These dogs are more satisfactorily managed with homemade dog food diets.
Kidney Disease and Food Allergies
Dogs with kidney disease and food food allergies need a low protein diet made with a protein that does not cause a severe skin reaction. But commercial diets for kidney disease are all made with common proteins, chicken, beef, etc., that are not hypoallergenic. The carbohydrate sources, generally grains, in these diets also contain proteins that are incompatible with food allergic dogs. A homemade diet can use small amounts of protein from novel, hypoallergenic protein sources like bison, duck, fish, or lamb. Potato, sweet potato and quinoa are…
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