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by 608 · November 29, 2012 at 04:12 AM

I simply can't afford to go to a vet to have them charge me a fortune for a visit so maybe someone else could help. He is constantly biting his behind because it itches and he has some scabs from doing so. It comes and goes week by week and I'm... (more)

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Chelsea__1 0 · November 28, 2012 at 08:58 PM

My dog had hot spots, skin issues till we switched to an entirely grain free diet. We buy Orijin dog food (60 dollars for a huge bag) that lasts my two dogs at least 6 months). We don't vaccinate either. They couldn't be more happy, healthy dogs.... (more)

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by 60 · October 01, 2012 at 03:40 PM

I'm going to veterinary school, and I do not believe in grains since my total paleo success. The problems must be amplified for dogs/cats. Lately (as I'm a veterinary technician now!), I hear the vet refer to a cat who vomits, has sores in it's... (more)

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Kara_1 0 · October 01, 2012 at 03:40 PM

Hey, I'm the same person as celiac-girl, except I lost contact on here for a while! I just wanted to provide a new resource www.catinfo.org! Thank you!

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by 4086 · September 30, 2012 at 12:30 AM

I know dogs are not people, but I figured it cannot hurt to ask... I have a 13 year old dog who has been super hungry for the past three years (all tests/bloodwork/thyroid are normal..spent a fortune at the vet). Reading all the human posts, I... (more)

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Snauzoo 0 · September 30, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Wanted to follow up on my original comment and apologize that it took me 6 months to do so. I wanted to point out my vet is totally not influenced by dog food companies. Furthermore he has a masters degree in infectious disease from UC Davis in... (more)

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by 610 · September 26, 2012 at 06:53 PM

Recently I read an article suggesting that dogs may have helped modern humans out-compete neanderthals. I eat up stories about neanderthals and their demise. If there's a dog loving gene, I don't have it. I am most definitely not a dog person. I... (more)

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Craig_ 0 · September 26, 2012 at 06:53 PM

With as strict as people seem to be about closing questions that aren't questions, argumentative topics, etc. am I the only one who is a little bewildered that this thread didn't experience the same kind of scrutiny for being off-topic? As... (more)

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by 11159 · July 06, 2014 at 07:37 PM

Or at least why doesn't the meat from other meat-eaters (carnivores or omnivores) feature very heavily in modern day diets? Is eating carnivores Paleo? Off the top of my head I think of dogs (Koreans) and snakes (in parts of the mid-west and... (more)

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Jennie_3 0 · May 27, 2012 at 09:06 PM

I would assume a big reason for this is work vs return. Carnivores tend to be reclusive, travel large distances in smaller packs, and weigh much less. It is much easier to track and selectively kill animals from a herd of buffalo for instance... (more)

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by 1681 · February 04, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Have there been decent studies about what commercial dog food products produces the healthiest dogs? Or pet food for other pets? Does anyone know of generic commercial dog food that wold appear healthy (according to 'paleo' standards)? Would it... (more)

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dzone 0 · February 04, 2013 at 12:32 PM

A pet sitter is one person who will take professional care of your pet. They are trained to take care of your pet and give you good service the entire time. Pet sitters are people who will put the comfort and wellbeing of your pet first.... (more)

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by 5624 · January 05, 2012 at 11:24 PM

We just purchased a Lab and I haven't owned a dog since I switched to a Paleo lifestyle. After reading many of the posts on here regarding raw food diets for dogs, I am a believer. First of all, thanks to everyone for such good info. We pick up... (more)

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RETTO 0 · January 05, 2012 at 11:24 PM

My mini aussie weighs 36lbs, he has been raw since a puppy. We went cold turkey and started feeding ground lamb since his teeth were not ready for bones. When his adult teeth came in we started giving him meaty bones, turkey necks, chicken legs... (more)

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by 10 · December 22, 2012 at 11:05 PM

About three months ago my 72lb lab was diagnosed with diabetes. We tried the cheaper Science diet but his blood glucose didn't do well on it. Then switched permanently to Royal Canin HF which is their dry diabetic food. We feed him 2.5 cups twice... (more)

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Royal_Canin 0 · December 22, 2012 at 07:51 AM

Royal Canin pet food focus totally on the animal, with the aim of improving daily life and ensuring better health for dogs and cats through nutrition. Royal Canin Dog Food

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by 2227 · March 12, 2013 at 07:33 AM

Hey guys, haven't posted for awhile. Anyways, I'm tired of seeing my dog with the runs and not feeling well, he is a great dog and doesn't deserve that. Currently I'm feeding him "organic salmon" based dry food. Which is probably garbage. I've... (more)

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Marie 0 · October 11, 2011 at 10:11 PM

While I'm happy that MDA is posting about feeding a "Biologically Appropriate Raw Food" diet, aka BARF, he is missing some very important ingredients: Greentripe Organ meat Salmon Oil Green tripe (supplied to my beautiful boy for the last 6... (more)

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by 836 · August 08, 2011 at 10:07 PM

I went overseas for a year, I think my dog was stressed about being home alone (was with my Mom but alone during the day) and he didn't eat the greatest dog food (it contained grains). He was fine when I left and then his health dramatically... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · August 08, 2011 at 10:07 PM

We add coconut oil to our dogs grain-free food and he has no itchy skin problems now.

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by 270 · June 27, 2011 at 06:24 PM

Have you guys seen this dog food? http://www.nutro.com/natural-dog-food/natural-choice-dog-food/grain-free-adult-venison-meal-potato.aspx I just saw it for the first time today in PetsMart. It seems pretty primal, right? I have been worried... (more)

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animalcule 0 · June 27, 2011 at 06:24 PM

A grain-free kibble is better than a grain-based one. Nutro is not a brand with a good track record however. And a diet which is so processed and devoid of animal matter as to not need refrigeration is not 'paleo' for a dog or cat, in any sense of... (more)

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by 126 · June 09, 2011 at 04:46 AM

I ordered a box of ground up grass-fed beef organs(heart, liver, kidney, lung-trachea, tongue, spleen, and cheek meat) from a meat company that delivers near where I live(creston valley meats). It specifically says it's for dogs, but is there any... (more)

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Sara_5 0 · June 09, 2011 at 04:46 AM

I would call and ask THEM that.

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by 268 · April 19, 2011 at 03:53 AM

I recently lost my dog to a genetic disease. She was fed 'good quality' kibble from the vet. A friend has a friend who is a geneticist at Lincoln Uni, who is expecting puppies next week. Labradoodles. He has apparently gone to great lengths to... (more)

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paula_1 0 · April 16, 2011 at 07:31 PM

Raw feeding my dogs is what got me started into Paleo - I saw my dogs thriving eating a species appropriate diet and asked myself why I wasn't doing the same There are a TON of resources out there on the net for getting started. here is a... (more)