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My dog is constantly searching - any food - including paper,

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My dog is constantly searching for food - any food - including paper, plastic etc - He is allergic to gluten and meat- which makes feeding challenging
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Charlie, 7 - english springer spaniel
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Charlie?
Customer: He is also a barker and winges when we go out - we have used collars when we can get them which calm him - he was abused by someone that hasn't helped
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) How was his allergy diagnosed? Do you have a full list of what was found?
2) How long has the food seeking been an issue?
3) Is he on any medications?
4) Has he had any blood work? x-rays of his GI tract? If so, when?

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.

Checking in, JACustomer, do you still need help?