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What should I add to home made dog food for proper

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what should I add to home made dog food for proper nutrition ,
I am presently using chicken ,rice ,green beans ,carrots and some times eggs .
Submitted: 28 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 28 days ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 28 days ago.

I am unable to offer a phone call at this time.

1) Do any of the dogs have any past history of illness? If so, what?
2) For what purpose are you feeding the home diet? Anyone suffering from GI problems?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
i started this diet because one of my yurkies has chronic renalfailure however they all want to eat the same thing .
I have been concened that the other 3 have the nutrition the need.
I have reserched on line for proper diets making my own and have become very confused , each sight offering recipies conterdict the one previously viewed ,
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 28 days ago.

I'm afraid you're going to find that. Because you do have a dog that has CRF, it would be safest for all dogs involved to do a consult with veterinary nutritionists from Not only will they be able to tell you what to add to this diet that you're already feeding to ensure that it is nutritionally sound for everyone, but they can ensure that none of the ingredients and amounts will harm your CRF Yorkie.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 27 days ago.

Checking in, Carol. Have you had a chance to speak with BalanceIt or visit their website?