With over 45 years experience as a dog owner and 27 years as a Veterinarian, here are tricks that work.
= For Skin and Ear Problems also. Grain Free. No Chicken, No Beef.
Eggs – Hard boiled egg – 35% Protein, only 39 calories per 1/2 egg. Chopped up, mix in food.
A. Shredded Cheese (like to make Tacos) is easy to add to dog food. Reduced Fat Cheddar Jack is 40 calories per tablespoon.
B. A Cheese Stick – broken up in pieces and put in the bowl gets a lot of dogs eating. Reduced fat sharp Cheddar Cheese Stick is only 60 calories a stick.
A. These are very inexpensive and last a long time – only $1.50 a bottle. These have wheat flour, so not for dogs with skin/ear problems from food allergies to grain.
B. Many Flavors – Beef, Pork, Turkey Gravy. My dog licks the bowl for beef gravy.
C. It is low calories – only 12 calories/tablespoon.
Chicken Stock – In the soup section at the grocery store – pour in a little to flavor up the dry dog food. Dogs lap it up. Low Calorie. Helps add flavor.
Soup – Example: Campbell’s Condensed Broccoli and Cheese Soup or Cream of Chicken and Mushroom. Only 12 calories a tablespoon. Has wheat flour.
A.Tuna- light tuna – 94% Protein, only 20 calories per tablespoon. 5 oz. can only $1.50- Easy to get – Buy packed with spring water. Very high protein. Dog HEIRO sticks to it.
B.Ham – Hormel makes. 30 calories per tablespoon – 5 oz. can only $1.79
C.Turkey – White/Dark Meat – Hormel makes. 16 calories per tablespoon
D. Chicken – White/Dark Meat – Hormel makes. 16 calories per tablespoon
A. Cooked Salmon – 73% Protein, 42 calories/oz.
B. Cooked Yellowfin Tuna – 92% Protein, 39 calories/oz.
C. Lox (Salmon) – 67% Protein33 calories/oz.
Canned Dog Food – High Protein (over 40%), Low Carb . 1-2 Tablespoons. Can also just use the juice of the contents and not the food itself. 1 can of food can do a week’s worth of feedings. If you have a skin/ear chronic problem dog, call us. Only a few canned dog foods have no eggs, no chicken fat, no chicken, no beef, no grain – we will help you. Many grain-free exotic meats (lamb, venison, boar…) have chicken antigen from fat, egg, meal added to it. Click here to see Best Canned Dog Foods.
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