Puppy Forum and Dog Forums banner
1 - 2 of 2 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
6 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I have a 17 week old Lab mix. She was on the Eukanuba Pure Puppy Growth food from 7-14 weeks of age before having issues with diarrhea and vomiting. At the advice of our vet we are switching her to a grain free diet. At her recommendation we went with Earthborn Holistics Primitive Naturals. After one 1 day of mixing that with the food we had been giving her (Hills Prescription Low Residue Puppy) her stools are already more firm.

When reading different threads about grain free I saw that many people seem to rotate different foods. What are the benefits of this? How do you go about rotating without causing GI upset? I saw that Earthborn Holistic has several grain-free options so I would probably prefer to rotate within the same brand if we were to do this. Although we had also considered doing the Wellness CORE Puppy before deciding on Earthborn, so maybe we could rotate with that as well?

Any advice/suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
6 Posts
Discussion Starter · #3 ·
Thank you, Beth! We are certainly enjoying the adventure of having a puppy. We had an old Beagle for many years before getting our pup and it's quite the change.

I actually work at a vet clinic and thankfully most of our doctors are supportive of diets outside of the "regular" vet brands. We have a lot of clients who feed raw, and many who do grain-free non-prescription diets. We do of course also sell Hills, Royal Canin, etc. but definitely don't push it like some clinics do. We have one doctor who has several of her dogs on grain-free diets with good results and she has been helping us with our pup's diet issues.
 
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top