When you get a dog, you might not even think that they can be allergic to their food. This is not something that can be ignored. Keep reading to learn how to choose dog food for skin allergies.
You should talk to a veterinarian first. They’ll be able to tell you if your dog’s allergy is life-threatening or not.
They can also help identify what’s causing the allergy. If you’re not sure what your dog is allergic to, a vet’s office can perform tests that will identify the allergen. Then, you can choose a new food for your dog!
Using online sources is great in some cases, but you should always confirm your food change with a veterinarian. It’s important to do this because dogs’ diets are very fragile. They need a certain amount of protein to maintain a healthy weight. If you find a recommendation online, make sure to talk about it with your vet before making the switch.
This video gives some insight into why dogs and cats get allergies. It also talks about how to treat allergies, which is a possibility in certain cases. Call your veterinarian today to talk about your dog’s diet.