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  1. Royal Canin alternatives?

    Dog Food
    Hi, this is a bit of a cross-post with the health forum, but I'm hoping some dog food experts here might be able to help me figure out what I should be feeding my dog (Italian greyhound). She has chronic pancreatitis, and should be on a low fat, lower protein diet. My vet recommends Royal...
  2. Managing chronic pancreatitis ---> Is Royal Canin really my best option?

    Dog Health
    BACKGROUND ---- In September my Italian Greyhound was diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis. She has had several bouts of it throughout her life, and we never quite knew what was going on. The symptoms include vomiting, bloody diarrhea, refusal to eat, lethargy/pain. I have been giving a...
  3. two weeks of severe stomach problems

    Dog Health
    I have an 11 year old female Italian Greyhound (small breed). For the last two weeks she has been increasingly ill. It started with decreased appetite. Then vomiting undigested food. Then a day of of completely refusing to eat and throwing up bile. The next day she has diarrhea with bright...
  4. Dog diagnosed with gastritis, hasn't urinated all day

    Dog Health
    Hi there, new to these forums. My dog, Odin, was diagnosed last night at the ER vet with gastritis. He has had an episode of this before but it had been more severe by the time he was treated. They sent him home with SQ fluids, metronidazole and cerenia for nausea. This morning he was very...
  5. Praying position

    Dog Health
    Hello! I have a Cairn Terrier, three years old, rescued at 1yo, very healthy, maybe 2 pounds heavier than the race standard. Anyways. I've seen him doing the praying pose -extending his front legs and butt raised a few times per week now, not for long. I'm still worried, because he's been...
  6. HELP! 13 year old dog switching to raw food diet

    Dog Food
    Hello forumers, I really really need your help! I have a 13.5 year old Jack Russell Terrier who has been eating dry food all her life. Just this morning, the vet suspects she has acute pancreatitis but could be something worse. I read that pancreatitis is more a lot more common in dogs that eat...