Dogs that suffer from pancreatitis are often proscribed a low-fat diet. Dogs who have been diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) also seem to respond well to this type of diet. No matter what the reason, this low-fat homemade dog food recipe will provide the nutrients he needs without the additional fat found in traditional pet food.
There are a number of reasons that your veterinarian may prescribe a low-fat diet for your pup. While they may suggest a low-fat prescription diet, homemade recipes may actually be much healthier for him. Discuss all of your options with your veterinarian and let them know that you’re interested in going the homemade route.
If your vet isn’t open to the idea of feeding your dog a homemade diet, ask for a second opinion from a holistic veterinarian or a canine nutritionist.
If you’re concerned that your dog is overweight, DON’T switch his diet without consulting your vet or a canine nutritionist. It’s important that your dog still gets all the nutritional elements that his body needs, and switching his diet without knowing exactly what he needs increases the risk of making his diet deficient in…