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Author: landotter Date: Dec 28, 2006 06:21
Dana Carpender wrote:
> Boy, if I ever needed a reminder or reinforcement for the BARF (Bones
> And Raw Food) Diet for my dogs, all I have to do is put Nicky the New
> Pug on commercial food for a few days. He just came back from the
> kennel, and I swear, the paint on my office walls is starting to peel.
> Good Lord, how do people live with this? Thank God, he should be back
> to normal by tomorrow or the next day.
> I'm telling you, guys, if your dog is flatulent, you need to look into
> the BARF diet. Makes all the difference in the world.
Makes a difference if your dog needs it for sure. Friend of mine has
his two big danes on raw meat, and they thrive. Hugely expensive, but
he makes six figures and drives a twenty year old Bronco. The man's got
My 40 pounds of two dog have fairly sensitive stomachs, and one's a
senior that has Cushing's disease (takes Lysodren and the farts can
smell like a copper smeltery!), but I've found a commercial food that
gives them virtually no gas, and delightfully green and firm turds.
It's Lassie endorsed Nature's Way(TM). It's pretty cheap at the regular
grocery even. First ingredient is meat, which is very unusual for a dog
food in its price range. It contains no commonly allergenic stuff,
AFAIK and dangit, it's endorsed by Lassie, which rocks big time. :D
Worth a try for anybody that can't fork out the uber bucks for the
really fancy dog food. My fickle dogs will usually even stoop to eating
it dry, but it usually gets a schmear of some appalling canned food or
they give me "the look".