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Old 03-07-2013, 09:28 PM
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Some people are able to feed both raw and kibble but other dogs can not handle that. I always switch cold turkey to raw
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:29 PM
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I'm sure that it isn't, but figure I'll ask anyway just to rule it out. Is the stuff you're feeding still cold, at all, when you feed it to her?
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:32 PM
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Yes, I had read that for food safety issues don't let the food reach room temperature. So she's been getting it out of the fridge.
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:37 PM
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Yes, I had read that for food safety issues don't let the food reach room temperature. So she's been getting it out of the fridge.
That could very easily be the problem then with vomiting, cold food on an empty stomach. I would ziplock bag it, squeeze the air out and temper it in a container of cool (not cold) water until it's just slightly above room temperature (20 minutes maybe, depending on how much you feed).
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:47 PM
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My dogs do fine with cold and even frozen BUT I would not worry about food safety and room temp food. Dogs can handle fairly rancid meat, much beyond just room temp
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I have started transitioning Addie from Z/D to Nature's Variety venison raw. She had been doing well, but threw up both her meals today. I am almost out of kibble, so I need to make a decision whether to try a different protein raw, or buy another bag of Z/D. What do y'all think? I was really hoping this would work for her
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I hope the Z/D you're referring to isn't Hill's Prescription which is really hideous stuff and really bad for your dog, contains soybean oil, BHT, powdered cellulose, glyceryl monostearate... and hydrolyzed chicken liver and chicken are anyone's guess...

Soybean oil is a major source of pet allergies and a host of other very serious problems in cats and dogs. Soy is estrogenic and wreaks havoc on your petís endocrine system.

Glyceryl monostearate is an emulsifier (breaks down fats), lethal to lab rats, still under investigation by FDA. Widely used in cosmetic, medicine and plastic processing industries. Can contain up to 200 ppm butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) which is a known carcinogen!

BHA is also a known carcinogen! Along with BHT, both are are used to stabilize the food and preserve the fat it contains.
These ingredients continue to be used in pet foods in spite of the fact that they are linked to cancer, immune system problems and loss of hair and liver damage.

Powdered cellulose is a cheap filler/source of fiber. In other words, cardboard and sawdust. Causes irritable bowel problems, very harsh on digestive tract.

All of Hill's products are really bad and most often sold by veterinarians...!

Nature's Variety venison raw and the rest of nature Variety products are GREAT... low carbs, species-appropriate, no fillers, 95% meat, exact opposite of the toxic mess from Hill's. Stay on this stuff and don't worry about serving at room temperature, dog's prefer it, like eating an animal in the wild.
Roger Biduk.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:51 PM
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Thumbs up Hills's Prescription Z/D... throw it away...

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I have started transitioning Addie from Z/D to Nature's Variety venison raw. She had been doing well, but threw up both her meals today. I am almost out of kibble, so I need to make a decision whether to try a different protein raw, or buy another bag of Z/D. What do y'all think? I was really hoping this would work for her
Hello mkj2013,

I hope the Z/D you're referring to isn't Hill's Prescription which is really hideous stuff and really bad for your dog, contains soybean oil, BHT, powdered cellulose, glyceryl monostearate... and hydrolyzed chicken liver and chicken are anyone's guess...

Soybean oil is a major source of pet allergies and a host of other very serious problems in cats and dogs. Soy is estrogenic and wreaks havoc on your petís endocrine system.

Glyceryl monostearate is an emulsifier (breaks down fats), lethal to lab rats, still under investigation by FDA. Widely used in cosmetic, medicine and plastic processing industries. Can contain up to 200 ppm butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) which is a known carcinogen!

BHA is also a known carcinogen! Along with BHT, both are are used to stabilize the food and preserve the fat it contains.
These ingredients continue to be used in pet foods in spite of the fact that they are linked to cancer, immune system problems and loss of hair and liver damage.

Powdered cellulose is a cheap filler/source of fiber. In other words, cardboard and sawdust. Causes irritable bowel problems, very harsh on digestive tract.

All of Hill's products are really bad and most often sold by veterinarians...!

Nature's Variety venison raw and the rest of nature Variety products are GREAT... low carbs, species-appropriate, no fillers, 95% meat, exact opposite of the toxic mess from Hill's. Stay on this stuff and don't worry about serving at room temperature, dog's prefer it, like eating an animal in the wild.
Roger Biduk
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Hello mkj2013,

I hope the Z/D you're referring to isn't Hill's Prescription which is really hideous stuff and really bad for your dog, contains soybean oil, BHT, powdered cellulose, glyceryl monostearate... and hydrolyzed chicken liver and chicken are anyone's guess...

Soybean oil is a major source of pet allergies and a host of other very serious problems in cats and dogs. Soy is estrogenic and wreaks havoc on your petís endocrine system.

Glyceryl monostearate is an emulsifier (breaks down fats), lethal to lab rats, still under investigation by FDA. Widely used in cosmetic, medicine and plastic processing industries. Can contain up to 200 ppm butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) which is a known carcinogen!

BHA is also a known carcinogen! Along with BHT, both are are used to stabilize the food and preserve the fat it contains.
These ingredients continue to be used in pet foods in spite of the fact that they are linked to cancer, immune system problems and loss of hair and liver damage.

Powdered cellulose is a cheap filler/source of fiber. In other words, cardboard and sawdust. Causes irritable bowel problems, very harsh on digestive tract.

All of Hill's products are really bad and most often sold by veterinarians...!

Nature's Variety venison raw and the rest of nature Variety products are GREAT... low carbs, species-appropriate, no fillers, 95% meat, exact opposite of the toxic mess from Hill's. Stay on this stuff and don't worry about serving at room temperature, dog's prefer it, like eating an animal in the wild.
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Not really sure how this helps.
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:13 PM
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Not really sure how this helps.
Especially since she's transitioning OFF of the Z/D. But you know, I can't expect much more than that from the person posting it
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Old 05-25-2013, 07:41 AM
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I would continue with the raw feeding. If she continues to throw up for more than several days consistently then I'd consider going back to kibble or taking her to a vet, if she's acting like she's sick. But vomiting is a very natural occurance when switching dog foods; I wouldn't worry too much. You might want to put her outside for 15-30 minutes after eating for the first week or two.
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