This is a basic description of popular dog foods based on cost and marketed as advisable for dogs with food allergies. At the cheaper end of the market Chicken Soup dog food has a higher
level of fruit and vegetable in their recipe including potatoes,
carrots, peas, apples, tomatoes, blueberries, cranberries and spinach.
Avoderm is manufactured from avocados to promote healthy, glowing,
beautiful skin and coat. Vegetarian options are also available.
Eagle Pack offers a Holistic selection that costs a little bit more,
but it is comprised of antioxidants, probiotics, prebiotics, and
protein rich recipes. There are no hormones in the chicken and the
fruit and vegetables are fit for human consumption.
High protein, whole grains, veggies and fruit constitute the
ingredients of the blue dog food or the Blue Buffalo dog food, which is
based on what humans eat. Dogs are less likely to be allergic since
these foods contain unusual ingredients such as sweet potato and brown
rice, and dogs have not developed sensitivities to these foods yet.
These food varieties are available in the market as dry and canned;
however some of their products were recalled from the market in 2007.
In the same way, Pinnacle's Canine Holistic Allergen-Free Formulas for
dogs use unusual foods in recipes such as trout and oats to which dogs
are less likely to be intolerant. Nature Recipe dog food is beef, wheat
and corn free as these are common allergy-promoting foodstuffs. Inova
dog food manufacturers make EVO, a high protein diet with veggies and
Life's Abundance dog food does not contain by-products, corn or wheat,
chemical preservatives, artificial colors or flavors. Typical
ingredients include chicken meal, fish meal, carrots, apples, spinach,
celery, alfalfa meal, ground brown rice, antioxidants, live probiotics
and chelated minerals.
At the top end of the market the Abady dog food company make frozen raw
diets for dogs containing fewer "nasties" such as soybeans, beet pulp
etc. They make dry and canned formulas with quite a hefty price tag.
IVD dog food ,known at present as Royal Canin, manufacture recipes
which are breed specific, and special recipes like Royal Canin
Veterinary Diet Canine Hypoallergenic HP 19 that is a lactose and wheat
Simply using these recipes might solve the problem quickly, but if you
think your dog has food allergies, it is best to find the culprit and
Your veterinarian can guide you if needed, and if your dog is showing
signs of food allergies, it is best to have him looked at by a