Diet & Nutrition (72)

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My four year old cat has developed a food allergy. He has been to the vet who practices homeopathic medicine. She told me to stop giving him chicken and dosed him with rus tox 1M. He improved within 24 hours. I fear he is also now allergic to fish (c...
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I rescued a five year old cat that will not eat canned food at all. I’m concerned whether or not she is getting enough nutrients in her dry food. Should I be giving her some additional supplements?
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My eight year old Blue Point Siamese has always thrown up a lot (he has very long hair) but recently he has had the most god awful stinky diarrhea (I mean it smells so bad it woke me up from a sound sleep). I am wondering if he perhaps has an inflamm...
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I have a female terrier/cocker mix. I also have 2 indoor cats with 2 litter boxes. Everybody gets along. I have a dickens of a time keeping the dog from eating the cat poop. I try to keep the litter boxes cleaned out twice a day. The dog gets plenty ...
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Dear Dr. Brown, I have two dogs...a 4 year old golden retriever/chow mix and a 1 1/2 year old golden retriever. They are both grass eaters. Is this something that I should be concerned about? They are fed morning and night with Nutro Max Large Breed ...
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I have noticed that my 2 year old lab is eating mud/cement. any particular reason?
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I have a male cat, Beefy, approximately 10 years old (exact age is unknown, he's a rescued stray I've had over the last 4 years or so). Over the last 8 months he has lost a significant amount of weight, going from a robust 13 lbs to half of that. He ...
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I rescued a five year old cat that will not eat canned food at all. I’m concerned whether or not she is getting enough nutrients in her dry food. Should I be giving her some additional supplements?
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The vet has given her two shots now of a steroid.. they only last a month and I can't afford the high fee or to have her tested. I was wondering if I could give her an antihisimine for her allergy. She has got scabs on her head/neck from scratching.....
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updated 9 years ago
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I rescued a five year old cat that will not eat canned food at all. I’m concerned whether or not she is getting enough nutrients in her dry food. Should I be giving her some additional supplements?
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9 1/2 yr old Lab (service dog) is eating his own pooh.was told 1/2 t. Adolph’s meat tenderizer on kibble with bit of water would make his pooh smell repugnant to him and he would stop. Worked for a couple days -now he’s back at it. Don’t want to use ...
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updated 9 years ago
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9 1/2 yr old Lab (service dog) is eating his own pooh.was told 1/2 t. Adolph’s meat tenderizer on kibble with bit of water would make his pooh smell repugnant to him and he would stop. Worked for a couple days -now he’s back at it. Don’t want to use ...
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updated 7 years ago
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What brands are the best if there are any that fit this question?
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updated 9 years ago
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9 1/2 yr old Lab (service dog) is eating his own pooh.was told 1/2 t. Adolph’s meat tenderizer on kibble with bit of water would make his pooh smell repugnant to him and he would stop. Worked for a couple days -now he’s back at it. Don’t want to use ...
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Our Baxter needs to lose 10 lbs per the Vet. My husband and I disagree strongly on how much to feed him. Can you advise us, please. He is currently getting 3/4 cup of diet food with green beans and 1/4 cup pumpkin at each meal but is obviously hungry...
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updated 3 years ago
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She is a 3 1/2 year old calico, indoor cat, goes outside on a leash. My wife has tried to feed her pumpkin, but she will not eat it. She has had diarrhea for three days now. Thank you for all you do! Merry Christmas to all of you! Keep looking up! Ke...
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updated 4 years ago
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What type of food do you recommend for a mini schnauzer about 11 lbs allergies to chicken and grains (rabbit). Small kibble is best. We did the saliva/hair test through Glacier Peaks.
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Our Baxter needs to lose 10 lbs per the Vet. My husband and I disagree strongly on how much to feed him. Can you advise us, please. He is currently getting 3/4 cup of diet food with green beans and 1/4 cup pumpkin at each meal but is obviously hungry...
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updated 9 years ago
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Our Baxter needs to lose 10 lbs per the Vet. My husband and I disagree strongly on how much to feed him. Can you advise us, please. He is currently getting 3/4 cup of diet food with green beans and 1/4 cup pumpkin at each meal but is obviously hungry...
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updated 3 years ago
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I find that my 3 year old "shnoodle" rescue is a super picky eater. Always wants what we eat. I've tried more expensive food like Acana, but he's not interested. Your suggestion?



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