Common Canine Food Allergies

We've been quite fortunate so far, our dog has no food allergies. We have quite a bit of freedom to choose what goes into his daily meals and the treats we bake for him.
Well, other dogs are much more 'special' in the diet department and would require more attention to prevent any reactions to food allergies.
Here are some of the common food that certain dogs may have an allergy to:
  • Peanut
  • Soy
  • Wheat
  • Dairy products
  • Corn
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Eggs
  • Fish
Common reactions to food allergy includes
  • Itchy & flaky skin
  • Excessive scratching or biting of feet and legs (theirs, not yours)
  • Irritated ears
  • Diarrhea
Lisa Fortunato (2007) The Everything Cooking For Dogs Book.
Richard H. Pitcairn (2005) Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats.


Spencer said...

I'm allergic to wind...really, the Santa Ana winds here in Los Angeles make me very itchy with their dryness. It would really be aweful to be allergic to food though because I love to eat!


aokisan said...

haha, I love wind :) Love sitting in front of the fan and get my fur all messy.

Great! No allergies is such a blessing.