How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
A new question is answered every 9 seconds
Ask a Dog Veterinary question
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
characters left:
4 Dog Veterinarians are Online Now

Hypoallergenic Dog Food

What is hypoallergenic dog food?

Often, when individuals speak of hypoallergenic individuals many think of a child or another individual. However, animals just like individuals can suffer from different allergies that can affect the way the dog breathes, the health of the dog and even skin conditions. Often, when a dog is suffering from an allergy the dog can be treated in many ways. The dog that is experiencing allergies can be treated with hypoallergenic dog food. Hypoallergenic dog food will not only help clear up an allergies that the dog may have but also help prevent any reoccurring symptoms. Read below where many Experts have answered questions regarding hypoallergenic dog food.

If a dog is already receiving hypoallergenic dog food (D/D) would a dog need a hypoallergenic multi vitamin?

D/D hypoallergenic dog food is believed to be the best quality and will provide everything a dog needs for nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. However, the hypoallergenic multi vitamin may not always be required. However, multi vitamins will not harm the dog, if the individual is interested in giving their pet vitamins, the individual may consider JRT ¼ to ½ of an adult human vitamin.

How can an individual trace the source of a skin allergy in their dog that has not been solved in months?

In many situations, an allergy in a dog can be as simple as a food allergy. A way for the individual to find out what exactly their dog may be allergic to, the individual may want to feed their dog Science diet d/d. When feeding the dog this hypoallergenic dog food, the individual will need to do this for 12 weeks. During this time period, it is important for the individual to remember to not feed their dog treats or human food. Often, when an animal is allergic to food, it is common for the dog to be allergic to 5 proteins being: wheat, corn and soy. This is why it is important to steer away from any other food other than the hypoallergenic dog food.

Could raw dog food help a dog who has skin irritations, rashes, itching and biting?

In many situations, allergies that can be the cause of these issues are normally results of common diets and the raw dog food may also contain allergens. The solution for these allergies can be if the individual beings to use hypoallergenic dog food.

What can an individual do if their 5 year old dog that has begun to have an upset stomach?

Additional details: The individual has changed the dogs dog food from Innova to Canine caviar chicken and pearl millet because of allergies. In some situations, the food change may be the cause for the upset stomach, even if the individual has slowing introduced the new food. The individual can do one of two things, the individual can reintroduce their dog back to their regular diet and start the change slower this time. Or the individual can start the dog on a homemade hypoallergenic dog food with chicken and rice. If the individual chooses the hypoallergenic dog food route, the individual will need to feed them the chicken and rise for a couple days and then start introducing the different kind of hypoallergenic dog food such as Science diet Prescription Diet D/D. This type of dog food should be easy on the dog’s stomach and help with any other allergies the dog may be experiencing.

Often, individuals will experience their dog having many issues with either dog foods or other allergies. Some, individuals are not aware of the different types of hypoallergenic dog food that can be given to dogs, in order to help with these allergies. If you or someone you know needs more information pertaining to hypoallergenic dog food or hypoallergenic dog food review, contact the thousands of Experts that are available.
Ask a Dog Veterinary question
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
characters left:
4 Dog Veterinarians are Online Now

How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
< Last | Next >
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex Los Angeles, CA
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP Hesperia, CA
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin Kernersville, NC
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther Woodstock, NY
  • Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know. Robin Elkton, Maryland
  • He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here. Diane Dallas, TX
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Ron

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    21108
    23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/FO/fordguy4u/2011-12-17_222940_HPIM1257.64x64.JPG Ron's Avatar

    Ron

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    21108
    23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/lyeung1/2010-07-25_032152_tn_IMG_0241.JPG Dr. Y.'s Avatar

    Dr. Y.

    Urologist

    Satisfied Customers:

    18362
    I am fellowship trained specializing in general urology and reconstructive urology.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/docjohn174/2008-12-13_170143_johnask.jpg John's Avatar

    John

    Home Appliance Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    13453
    Appliance repair business owner for over 43 years.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MU/multistatelaw/2011-11-27_173951_Tinaglamourshotworkglow102011.64x64.jpg Tina's Avatar

    Tina

    Lawyer

    Satisfied Customers:

    8471
    JD, BBA Over 25 years legal and business experience.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/dermdoc19/2010-09-30_160749_Photo_122807_015.JPG dermdoc19's Avatar

    dermdoc19

    Dermatologist

    Satisfied Customers:

    3821
    30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/BI/birddoctor/2012-6-22_173214_birddoctor.64x64.png Dr. Pat's Avatar

    Dr. Pat

    Bird Veterinarian

    Satisfied Customers:

    3383
    25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/RY/rydergar/2012-6-6_192240_IMG0328.64x64.JPG Dr. Gary's Avatar

    Dr. Gary

    Cat Veterinarian

    Satisfied Customers:

    3289
    DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)