Q. My dogs won't eat store purchased dog food. I tried one brand after another. Is their a resource to guide me in fixing their meals myself?
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA
A. Home prepared diets are very difficult to balance in the long term and can create deficiencies and excesses in various nutrients. Speak to your local clinic or petstore, many brands will offer a palatability guarantee and money back if your dogs really will not adapt to a diet. It can be tough love to convert some dogs and it is ok with a dog (but never a cat) if they fast for 3days and eat little for up to 5-7days as long as they do not have any underlying medical conditions