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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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All my PEK will eat besides our food is Braunswager is this

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All my PEK will eat besides our food is Braunswager is this ok
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?
Customer: Pickinize
JA: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?
Customer: yes my Dog
JA: How old is Pickinize?
Customer: 2yr
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Pickinize?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

I'm sorry to hear of this with Pickinize. If the majority of her diet were braunschweiger (pork liver sausage), she would become nutritionally imbalanced; hypervitaminosis A is a significant risk. As a portion of a home cooked diet, however, it shouldn't be a problem. Are you interested in cooking a balanced home-cooked diet for her? Please let me know. I have recipes with liver, chicken, ground beef, eggs, cottage cheese, or tofu as primary protein sources.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
a recipe please
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

Which protein source(s) do you think Pickinize would like?

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

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