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Posted by: Nadine | 2007/04/23

Eukanuba - is it safe?

hi, i know you proberly have answered this question before.
my mom has been feeding their dog vets choice but as soon as this whole thing came about, someone told her to change to Eukanuba. in the last week Mitzy has picked up so much wieght now today she is not herself and not eating. they are taking her to the vet and our vet said we must take with the packet of food she was eating. is this food part of the whole contaminated?
i have 2 pups myself, what would you recommend to be the safest food? i am thinking about cooking them chicken livers & rice, is this healthy for them?
please help,
thank you so much.

Nadine

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There have not been any reports of problems associated with feeding Eukanuba. The premium veterinary diets are formulated using hiugh digestible ingredients which means that the animals requirements are met by a small amount of food. Also, because it is more digestible there is less to clean up later. So, if your Mom's dog is being fed the same volume of Eukanuba as what she was being fed Vets Choice she will be getting more then she needs and will explain the weight increase.

Yes it is best to have her checked out by your vet. Because we don't yet know how long it will take for all affected dogs to present with kidney problems, it would be advisable to have precuationary blood tests done. Please take the Vets Choice food bag along if you still have it as they can then check the batch number.

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