low fat dog food Burns/Chappie..etc

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  1. paddyjulie

    paddyjulie PetForums VIP

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    Right just following on form another thread in Chat...

    Mavis needs a very low fat food ...at the moment she is on RC low fat tinned this is costing me £180 a month:eek: :eek:....now i love my girl...but.. this cannot go on long term...so i have found chappie to be of low fat...and burns hyperallergenic chicken and rice also to be low fat...
    In my mind i am more going to go towards getting the burns
    Does anyone feed their dogs the Burns hyperallergenic if so what do you think about it ??

    and any other input on types of low fat food would be appreciated.

    juliex
     
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    sorry if you've mentioned it elsewhere haven't seen it what is her complaint then i'll know what to look for in food
     
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    H Thanks..
    Pancreatitis which has also caused damage to her liver :( :( I dont mind keeping her on the RC LF until all her enzyme levels hopefully come down...but long term its just a little too expensive..

    Juliex
     
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    I put my dog on Burns and it did"nt agree with him,I had him on Chappie which was great but he suddenly would"nt eat it,for the last 5 weeks I have had him on Wafcol Salmon and Potatoe and he"s doing great on it he also loves it which is a help if you have a look on there site it gives you quite alot of info:)
     
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    I know the difference with Chappie is it is fish based and therefore easier to digest and gentler on the digestion system. Some dogs don't tolerate chicken very well. Haven't tried burns.
     
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    could you feed boiled chicken and rice, when my little boy had had pancreatitis this was all he ate
     
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    That is what i was feeding her at first but...she would just pick out the Chicken and was not eating very much at all... perhaps i could put some chicken in with the RC LF and try her on that now.. perhaps this would fill her a little more??
    Normally she has a diet of raw meat.. veg etc..
    I have noticed this morning that in between her toes seem a little yeasty not sure if this is the food causing it...will have to bathe them tonight

    Juliex
     
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    Burns is a really good food and i do believe is suitable for dogs with pancreatitis. Its a great food for keeping excess weight off dogs.
     
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    You could try Natural Instinct's complete Tripe food - it's about 2.3% fat, totally natural, includes fruit and veg. Most dogs seem to love tripe. My four all go mad for it - and it doesn't smell either! Natural Instinct - High Quality Natural Dog Food
     
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    Thats the food ive been thinking of, it is supposed to be a great food, never tried it but looks very good. Ideal if it is 2.5% fat I cant see any breakdown ;)
     
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    It looks very good food...never heard of it before...

    Thanks

    Juliex
     
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    If its the one im thinking of they use human grade meat bought from Smithfields market London. Only a small firm but their ingredients are very good
     
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    Cheers I wish i knew this was around before Mavis became ill...but i think. but not certain that the true fat value is different to what it says on the packet in all wet food not this one in particular....its something to do with the moisture content... i know this is the case with the protein.. i am just waiting of someone confirming this on a yahoo group i have joined

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    its only the tripe one thats 2.3%, id favour a more regular kibble like lamb or chicken myself but the choice is there I suppose
     
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    Hi I feed my boxer on burns she has loads of allergies so give her the fish or lamb one. It is brill keeps her weight good & no more allergies. She loves it too, also add a tin of tuna or if we're having lamb or beef i'l ad some gravy & veg.to it so not so dry.
     
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    My dog has pancreatitis and liver problems and has to have low fat food. The problem I have is finding what she will eat each day. Mealtimes are a nightmare. We have been through Hills i/d, wet and dry, chappie, mashed potato and chicken, scrambled egg. Today all she will eat are Bonios and Shapes. I am at my wits end. I wish I could just ask her what she wanted and she could tell me. I haven't tried Burns yet but will now.
     
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