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Old 11-18-2012, 11:45 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Momto2GSDs View Post
If a dog has yeast problems, you may want to choose individual oils as The Missing Link contains molasses (sugar) and dried yeast.
The 4th or 5th ingredient in The Missing Link products is Cane Molasses. Although molasses contains minerals, it should be avoided by some dogs. “Like table sugar, molasses has the potential to raise a dog’s blood sugar.” It can unfavorably impact the blood glucose level of most animals soon after it’s eaten.”

Thanks for the headsup. He won't eat the food with it in it, anyway. Sigh.
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:09 PM   #12 (permalink)
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He does have digestive issues, he always has. I had him on Wellness simple solutions and they changed their formula so I switched to California Naturals. I watch what is in the food so that none of his allergens are in it and I only give him duck breast treats as he is not allergic to duck. I did buy fish oil pills at Petsmart but now I'm wondering if I should just buy human ones if they are better regulated. I have been punching a hole in them and putting them in with his food. I have noticed a difference in his coat as it seems much shinier and healthy. He hasn't been scratching quite as much and I'm pleased with the results so far.
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