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  1. Raw/homemade food; I AM SO OVERWHELMED AND CONFUSED.

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    Sorry everyone I accidentally posted this in the wrong place at first... so here it is again in the right section..... Raw/homemade dog food has a ton of advocates. They say theres nasty stuff in dry kibble, or that their bellies are designed for raw food.. I just have one problem..ish I dont...
  2. HELP! 13 year old dog switching to raw food diet

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    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...
  3. Feeding Raw: What does that mean? How do you do it? Is it expensive? Is it SAFE?

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    I know NOTHING about feeding raw. I have heard it can be the best and the worst and would like to know the pros cons and questions I should ask my vet about it.
  4. Small dog having trouble with raw bones...

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    Tribble, my Japanese Chin has terrible teeth. They are crooked and crowded and just generally a mess. At less than 1.5 years, despite daily toothbrushing, he was having a lot of problems with tartar and bad breath. So now I give him raw bones- chicken or turkey neck pieces, chicken backs, etc...
  5. My dog throws up sometimes... is it because of his diet?

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    First post here, about time I got into a community of dog lovers. My little guy, Bud (https://www.facebook.com/Bud.Lo) is a merle chihuahua, about eight years old. I've been feeding him various store bought raw foods, beef and chicken mostly, since I got him six years ago. He's in good health...
  6. Preventing Cancer

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    My old dog died of cancer, and I now have a young flatcoat and I know they are prone to certain types of cancer. Is there anyone out there with experience or veterinary knowledge that could help me give my new girl a good chance of not developing the disease? She already eats mostly raw food...
  7. Who has their dog on a RAW or HOMEMADE diet?

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    I know there are a few threads about feeding raw or homemade dog meals and I've browsed through them, but I'd love to hear people's experiences with it. I'm looking into it for my dog as I think it would be healthier, cheaper, and more ethical (in my opinion. but i also have access to a meat...
  8. Healthy homemade dog food recipes?

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    I have a lot of trouble finding good recipes for healthy homemade dog food. I saw the veggie delight recipe, but I'm looking for something with meat in it. I have a nearly two year old terrier mix named Riley. He right now eats Castor & Pullox Organix Lamb, but I really want to do a homemade...
  9. Raw food for 12 weeks old puppy

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    I've started feeding my puppy GSD only raw food (chicken carcases, necks, wings) and so far he seems to love it. I am a little bit worried though that it might be dangerous for him at such a young age. I'm also worried that it might not contain all the nutrients he needs to grow properly...
  10. PLEASE help me. My vet is dissuading me against the raw diet for my yeasty dog

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    Hi, my dog has a bad case of Malassezia on his skin. After so much failure with hypoallergenic dog food, allergy tests, antibiotics, medicated shampoo etc. which were all recommended by the vet, in my desperation I switched him to the raw diet. For 3 weeks he has been eating lean and fatty meat...
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