Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologists Debunk the Myths About Pet Food Fads & Allergies

Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologists Debunk the Myths About Pet Food Fads & Allergies (via PRWeb)

VRCC Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Hospital’s dermatology/allergy department explains the truth behind your pet’s allergies. Genna, CVT with VRCC’s Dermatology department holds a patient. Food allergies occur in only 10% – 30% of dogs, and between…

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Connie
6 years ago

“The body recognizes food by the nutritional content” I do not believe this to be true. The body digests carbohydrates differently from protein and fat. Cats lack the digestive enzymes to break down plant based ingredients so they get very little ‘nutritional content’ from them. They are basically all excess calories to a cat.. Which is why when you put a cat on an Atkins’s type diet that is high in protein and fat and is low on plant based ingredients they lose weight. It is why diabetic’s blood sugar levels normalize.. why cats who have urinary crystals have urinary… Read more »

Kimberly Gauthier
6 years ago

This is so disappointing. As a raw feeder who has seen our dogs improve due to the changes I’ve made to their diet; I couldn’t care less of scientific studies. What about all the pets and decades devoted to homemade pet food that has seen pets thrive. Raw food can be dangerous, but that’s why we consult with a veterinarian and a nutritionist for our dogs. Our dogs never had allergic reactions to grains; but grains aggravated other health issues with each one. I didn’t bother going grain free – which to some may be a fad, but to others,… Read more »