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Old 05-18-2007, 08:09 PM
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Default iam so excited no more dog food questions found perfect one

on website they will make a homemade food for my sheltie vacuum pack it ship it on dry ice i keep it in freezer take out what i need and thaw in fridge iam so happy i found something good for her they were talking about this site on different dog forum i emailed they answered me back right away asked some quetions iam all set i just have to stay on this perscription food 3 more wks go back to vet then i will order iam so happy
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Old 05-18-2007, 11:28 PM
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I'm curious. I e-mailed them for more info. Some of their food looks good enough to eat!

Hmmm....I just saw this:

Myth: Vitamin C is the new cure-all wonder vitamin for dogs.
FACT: Unlike humans, dogs produce their own vitamin C. Not only is supplementing a dog's diet with Vitamin C bad, it may even lead to kidney and/or liver malfunctions or failure.
I have to say, I haven't heard that one before.
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Old 05-19-2007, 10:05 AM
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That's news to me. ^ two of my dogs get Vit. C supplements.
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Old 05-19-2007, 12:07 PM
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I actually read the Vitamin C thing in my "Raw Dog Food" book by Carina Beth Macdonald.

I think. It could have been another book...
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Old 05-19-2007, 12:24 PM
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I'm not entirely sure, but I remember reading that humans, guinea pigs, monkeys, and some bats are the only mammals that cannot produce their own Vitamin C. I had a guinea pig when I was younger, and we had to give him oranges and vitamin C

I'm assuming that it doesn't hurt to suppliment with Vitamin C, but it's not necessary as their bodies do produce it. However, I'm not entirely sure on this.

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Old 05-19-2007, 03:08 PM
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I find it interesting and wonder how it is they know exactly what every breed of dog needs and how they were able to scientifically determine the differences.
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