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Prescription Diet® Canine Treats are a low-calorie, restricted mineral treat for dogs being fed Prescription Diet® foods. You can provide up to 10 percent of your dog's daily energy needs by feeding Prescription Diet® Canine Treats and still maintain the appropriate nutritional profile to aid in managing the underlying condition. Ask your veterinarian if Prescription Diet® Canine Treats are right for your dog being fed the following Prescription Diet® products:
Kunkle G, Horner S. Validity of skin testing for diagnosis of food allergy in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1992;200:677-680.
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Your homemade meal must contain protein, fiber and carbohydrates. Puppies require about 25 percent protein in their meals, while 18 percent is sufficient for adults. However, protein needs change according to your dog's age and vary according to breed, so check with your vet regarding the right amount for your dog. You might have noticed that commercial dog foods often don't list the percentage of carbohydrates. That's because the proper percentage of carbs in the dog's diet is still not set in stone by the veterinary community and regulators. If you're making Fido's meals yourself, you have the freedom to purchase the freshest, highest-quality ingredients available. Make sure you weigh your dog frequently to verify he stays a healthy weight. Take your dog to the vet before starting the homemade diet so your vet can determine Fido's ideal weight. Jeffers JG, Shanley KJ, Meyer EK. Diagnostic testing of dogs for food hypersensitivity. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1991;189:245-250.
Photo provided by FlickrKunkle G, Horner S. Validity of skin testing for diagnosis of food allergy in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1992;200:677-680.
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Despite what you’ve heard from friends, vets and pet food manufacturers, wholesome ”people food” is good for dogs. People food is only bad for dog food makers.s a veterinarian, dog lovers are always asking me for my opinion on what are top vet recommended dog food brands that are healthy for dogs. But one thing owners want to consider is the price range which they can afford, so I have to consider the that are also good enough for pets. This list of veterinarian recommended dog foods will help you make a better choice for your Fido.Gaining popularity is the raw food diet, also known as the , or BARF, diet. The concept was developed by an Australian veterinarian, Dr. Ian Billinghurst. BARF's philosophy states that "the diet a dog evolved to eat -- over many millions of years of evolution -- is the best way to feed it." While you find might some veterinarians recommending homemade raw foods for dogs, similar to what ancient canines ate, that's not the view of the . The , along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, don't recommend making your own raw dog food because of the risk of bacterial contamination or possible public health risks.Actually, because the dog food market is so huge, today there are lots of great vet recommended dog food brands that offer blends for dogs with sensitive stomachs, skin allergies, and other special dietary requirements. For more on commercial dog food safety and humanization of pet food, I recommend you these two podcast interviews:It is best to have a chat with your veterinarian about your specific dog's individual needs before you switch his diet, but for the purpose of this article, I've put an arbitrary list of ten vet recommended dog food brands that are good enough for a large majority of canines.Below I've chosen my top 10 vet recommended dog food brands, and I hope to explain a little more in detail what goes into my selection process. Then you can use similar criteria when selecting your dog’s diet. However, as I mentioned, you really should consult with your dog's veterinarian before making any large changes to his diet.