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Old 05-22-2021, 07:01 PM   #46
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My yorkie Macy died 2 years ago almost 10 years old. She was on Royal Canine adult formula for many years and were switched to prescription Royal Canine by my vet. We got her from a reputable breeder and both her parents were Canadian champions. She got sicker and sicker as she got older and vet said she could no longer digest the protein. She passed away 1 day after being released from vet’s office. It was traumatizing.

I now have a healthy active Yorkie(not from the registered breeder) and was never sick as a puppy. When switched to adult Royal Canine, she started to have bloody diarrhea much like my previous dog and soon lost weight very quickly. Because of long years of ordeal with my previous yorkie, we are a member of a Facebook group who shares info. And I found many common issues with Royal Canine food, especially for the tiny yorkies like mine(Macy was 3.5lb full grown and Sophie is 4.25 full grown). Many owners of tinies shares the same thoughts on sensitive stomachs and RC food. And I believe my Macy’s cause of death also has some correlation to the food we fed her for many years, which was RC food. We don’t have that issue with hills science sensitive formula currently. Sophie gained the weight back, active and healthy as ever. Vet also recommended continuing to feed the hills science food. Of course We will never know for sure RC food is bad but after my experiences, I will never feed my dog RC food.
Not every food works for every dog like human diets but what bothered me is the false claims you were making like not having enough nutrients and stuff.
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My bad if you felt I was making a false claim. I hope no one’s job was lost due to my comment. I was really traumatized by my experience and I was hoping other owners use this for their yorkies’ benefit.
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I feed my yorkies Fromm turkey and pumpkin pate. They are 9yrs so they eat Fromm gold senior dry food. I love fromm food. Very healthy and tasty for the yorkies!
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My 7-pound male yorkie has a sensitive stomach. He gets constipated, so I started giving him pumpkin which helped him allot. I feed him Fromm dry and wet food. You talk so much to pet stores, and everyone has different ideas, so I want to ask the pet owners themselves. This year he started itching, so must be allergies, so now I purchased Pet lab co. probiotic chew. After one month he still itches but not like he did before which I felt horrible. They say it could take up to three months to work, so I shall see. He's not vomiting as much but his stomach makes allot of noise and he won't eat. Any one else has these issues?? Thank you!!
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My dog does not have stomach issues but he does have food and environmental allergies. When his allergies flair up which is usually in the Spring when pollen is blowing in the air my vet gives him a shot of Cytopoint. He use to get a shot every 6 to 8 weeks, now one shot twice a year.

Using a plain baby wipe and wiping back and paws gets some of the pollen off them, this may help your pup. Check with your vet about the Cytopoint to help with his allergies.
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My 7-pound male yorkie has a sensitive stomach. He gets constipated, so I started giving him pumpkin which helped him allot. I feed him Fromm dry and wet food. You talk so much to pet stores, and everyone has different ideas, so I want to ask the pet owners themselves. This year he started itching, so must be allergies, so now I purchased Pet lab co. probiotic chew. After one month he still itches but not like he did before which I felt horrible. They say it could take up to three months to work, so I shall see. He's not vomiting as much but his stomach makes allot of noise and he won't eat. Any one else has these issues?? Thank you!!
The people in the pet store know nothing about food. Your best bet is a Vet or a vet nutritionist. Itching is generally allergies but their really is not over the counter fix you need to go to the Vet to get an appropriate medication for dog like cytopoint. Food allergies are rare but always require prescription foods. Vomiting really isn't normal and it really sounds like he needs to go to the Vet and you might have multiple issues going on.
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I guess I have been lucky. None of my yorkies have had sensitive tummies but my golden all have had to varying degrees.

My current yorkie Ripley was originally fed Diamond naturals and is presently transitioning to FROMM


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Piper has a sensitive tummy, and gets the itches a lot, so I'm switching him to a no grain food to see if it helps.
I have been feeding my yorkie no grain. Fromm dry and wet dog food. I think the Petlabco. probiotic started to work after 6 weeks . he might itch once or twice a day. It states can take up to 3 months so I shall see. I don't know what his sensitive stomach is from. A guessing game for now.
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I feed mine grain free, fromm wet and dry food
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