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Can I feed my dog supermarket ground beef, if so, how much can I give per meal??? Also can I feed him tuna fish???

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Indigo, will be 12 years young tomorrow (06/01/2018).

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Indigo?

He has torn liogaments in his left knee.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 25 days ago

If he does not have a sensitive stomach, you can supplement his dog food with cooked beef, chicken, or tuna. However, the meat should not make up more than 10% of his diet. The meat should be thoroughly cooked or it could cause a bacterial infection. When you change the food suddenly, it can cause vomiting or diarrhea. So maybe start with just a spoonful twice a day.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 25 days ago

You can gradually increase the amount every couple of days. If he stops eating, vomits, has lots of gas, or has diarrhea then you know that meat does not agree with him. Put him back on his regular dog food for a few days and then try a spoonful of a different meat.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 25 days ago

Does that make sense? Do you have any other questions I may assist you with?

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I can not call right now but can chat in this format. Another expert may be able to call. I am not sure what is going on with the call request.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 25 days ago

Were you able to read any of this? I am not sure my replies are going through.

If he does not have a sensitive stomach, you can supplement his dog food with cooked beef, chicken, or tuna. However, the meat should not make up more than 10% of his diet. The meat should be thoroughly cooked or it could cause a bacterial infection. When you change the food suddenly, it can cause vomiting or diarrhea. So maybe start with just a spoonful twice a day.You can gradually increase the amount every couple of days. If he stops eating, vomits, has lots of gas, or has diarrhea then you know that meat does not agree with him. Put him back on his regular dog food for a few days and then try a spoonful of a different meat.

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