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Categories: Dog Food and Feeding Dogs & Puppies , Honest Kitchen Dehydrated Food

Q. Should I be adding more supplements to my dog's diet?
Hi Cindy,

I wanted to thank you for all the help on starting with the new raw diet. Caddies itching has reduced by 60% (still some chewing and scratching but not like before) and this is just the first 3 weeks. She has gone from being lethargic to full of energy and personality. When I brought her home (she was a rescue) all she did was sleep and mope around, now it's like someone changed dogs on me and gave me this loving happy active dog. Oh how I love her even more now.

I have a question in regards to the balance and supplements. I am currently feeding 1/2 cup dry THK, variety of RMB (chicken, beef ribs, turkey, hens and organs), three pumps of salmon oil and 400 ui Vitamin E. Should I be adding more supplements to her diet or does THK take care of the requirements.

Thanks for all your help, The web site has been a life saver and a means for answering most of my question.

Thanks,
Kim

A. The supplementation you are currently using is adequate. Salmon oil and vitamin e are the only things I would add to the diet you are feeding.

If the itching continues you may want to try a new supplement we have just started carrying Clear Allergies.

I hope this helps.

Cindy
  
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