Dog Food Allergy Checklist

Dog Food Allergy Checklist

Work with your veterinarian:

  • Ask your veterinarian about medications your dog is taking. Some medications can trigger an allergic reaction in some dogs
  • Keep a journal of other foods your dog may have eaten, so if there is a reaction, you can provide useful information to your veterinarian
  • Work with your veterinarian to determine the best dog food for your dog with food sensitivies or intolerances
  • Contact your veterinarian with any questions or concerns

Take precautions at home:

  • If you have more than one pet, feed other dogs in a different location to ensure your allergic dog doesn't eat their food
  • Keep all dogs out of the room at your mealtime, so they don't eat table scraps
  • Don't give your dogs human food or non-approved treats
  • Don't offer seemingly “harmless” items, such as toothpaste or edible toys, because they could contain a potential allergen
  • Keep your dogs away from garbage and compost receptacles