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Help with change of kibble!

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Sezzastar, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Sezzastar

    Sezzastar PetForums Senior

    Oct 2, 2012
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    Ok, So i know I said we are switching to a RAW diet but things have come up and we cannot afford it this month. My motorcycle has a rear puncture AND something wrong with the ht leads and if its not fixed then I can't get to work :mad: We've researched raw a lot and feel we are ready to start it when we have the money.

    What I wanted to ask was:

    Since a lot of members on here know a lot about what ingredients etc are in pet foods, would there be a similar food that I could put my Charlie on to help his itching. He came to us on the Purina Pro Plan Sensitive Skin and we tried to move him over to a kibble that Ozzy is on but he started itching badly, so we moved him back to purina, the itching is still there but has dyed down a lot. But this seems to be bad quality and overpriced too. Is there one that is similar? I do keep away from giving him treats, there is a pack of treats we have that are hypo allergenic fishy ones.

    We are due to take him to the vets later today to have his microchip details changed and a check up/booster. Maybe I could ask them about his itchy skin?

    I was thinking of putting him on Eden or Arden & Grange. Poor chap, don't want him eating crap yet don't want him itching!:sosp:

    I'm betting when we start the raw diet his skin will become so much better, can't wait!
  2. Pinkchi

    Pinkchi PetForums Member

    Feb 5, 2011
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    What kibble is your other dog on? Your right Pro Plan is pretty poor quality.

    I'd probably go for a fish based kibble such as James Wellbeloved or Wainwrights salmon & potato or Fishmongers as the fish oils may help with the itching. Or go for a high quality kibble and supplement with salmon oil for the coat & skin. Eden is great and very competitively priced against Orijen. There is also Applaws, Taste of the wild & Acana and JWB and wainwrights also do grain free formulas. Arden Grange is better than cheaper kibble but not as good as the others i've mentioned
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